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Malaga policeman to swim Strait of Gibraltar TWICE to aid children cancer charity

A LOCAL Malaga policeman will take a huge plunge as he aims to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Twenty-two thousand strokes to cross the Strait...

Fuengirola to host first female music festival in Spain—the LGTBI music event ‘Fulanita Fest’

MARENOSTRUM Fuengirola to host this coming Saturday the 'Fulanita Fest', the first female LGTBI music festival in Spain. The event, to vindicate the power of...

Home property sales in Spain record highest March figures in 15 years

HOME property sales in Spain soared to their highest March level since 2007 according to official figures. The National Statistics Institute reported 59,272 registered sales...

International Padel tournament comes to Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE best padel players will meet at the Marbella Arena from May 31 to June 5 to for the first padel Masters’ event of...

Three-year-old girl dies in supermarket in Spain’s Malaga after locker falls on her

A THREE-year-old girl has died after a supermarket locker toppled over and fatally hit her on the head. The tragic incident took place yesterday afternoon,...

Temperatures in Spain’s Malaga set to plummet by 10ºC on Wednesday

WEATHER experts have forecast that temperatures will plummet across Malaga today, Wednesday, May 25. After enjoying days of summer-like temperatures, the mercury will drop to...

Proposed feria booze ban panned in Spain’s Malaga

MALAGA shopkeepers are angry about proposals which could see the sale of alcohol banned after the Malaga feria.  The festivities for the famous festival start...

MUST READ: British drug mules flew from Spain to UK with suitcases full of marijuana grown on Costa Blanca...

A drugs gang including British citizens who took suitcases of narcotics to the UK and across Europe, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Police...

Shaggy dog stories: Meet the characters at ADANA animal shelter in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A volunteer at ADANA dog rescue centre in the hills above Estepona, Ian Ryles has discovered a deep love for those dogs that no one else seems to want.

Traditional summer feria returns this year to Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AFTER a two year hiatus due to Covid-19, Marbella will once again celebrate its traditional San Bernabe Fair and Festivals. The town fair will take...

WATCH: Speeding young British driver totals luxury hire car and almost kills pedestrians in Spain’s Andalucia

A British man, 21, has been arrested in Sevilla after leading police in a 180 kilometres per hour chase around city streets on Sunday. A...

More than 108,000 tourists visited Spain’s Torremolinos in first quarter of year

TOURISM to Torremolinos is fast approaching pre-pandemic figures, a recent survey reveals. According to data from the Hotel Occupancy Survey of the National Institute of...

Spain’s Malaga Feria to have spectacular 20-minute long firework display this year

THE firework opening to the Malaga Feria is one of the biggest and most popular events in Malaga and this year, spectators will be...

Worst of heatwave to sizzle Spain’s Malaga this Monday with highs of 35ºC expected

THIS Monday, May 23, will see Malaga province experience the hottest day yet of the current heatwave. As the heatwave subsides in inland Andalucia, which...

Solidarity campaign returns with 6.000 free admissions to AquaMijas water park on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AN INITIATIVE between the Mijas City Council and the Red Cross will help collect school supplies for children in need in Malaga province. The Spanish...

Giant database for learning Spanish created by researchers at University of Granada

THE world’s largest database for learning Spanish as a second language has been created by researchers at the University of Granada. The Granada-based team has...

Green light finally given to complete roof over Malaga Cathedral on Spain’s Costa del Sol

PLANNING has been approved to finally finish Malaga’s cathedral after 240 years. The construction work was given the green light by the government's culture ministry...

NGO chef seeks volunteers in Spain’s Malaga to help provide hot food for Ukrainian refugees

SPANISH chef Jose Andres has taken his NGO to provide hot food to refugees who have fled the Russian invasion. Andres, however, needs volunteers to...

FORE! New 18-hole mini golf experience in Casares Costa on Spain’s Costa del Sol

YOU’VE survived Valderrama and hacked around Wentworth…but have you tested yourself at Romano Hills? A stunning new 18-hole challenge awaits talented golfers in the hills,...

Monkeypox reaches Spain’s Costa del Sol with case in Marbella

SPAIN'S Costa del Sol has confirmed its first suspected case of monkeypox infection. The infected individual, a foreign national, is currently at home in isolation...

Known paedophile who groomed dozens of victims over online games arrested in Spain’s Malaga

AN Italian man accused of amassing a collection of over 2,000 sex videos of children he groomed through online gaming has been arrested by...

Official guide to keeping cool as temperatures soar above 40ºC in southern Spain

IT'S still one month away from the official start of summer but Spain is already sizzling with temperatures soaring over 40ºC this weekend in...

Absurd ordeal: The truth about taking a driving test in Spain

Olive Press reader Dorothy Ryle shares her experience of taking the Spanish driving test.

Barack Obama to visit Spain’s Malaga as keynote speaker of Digital Enterprise Show

THE 44th President of the United States will participate in the Digital Enterprise Show 2022 (DES 2022) to be held in Malaga from June 14-16. The former...

Injured and disorientated beaked whale rescued from beach in Spain’s Granada

THE Maritime Service of the Civil Guard has rescued, with the help of several local divers, a 4-metre-long beaked whale, which has the appearance...

Rangers’ dream dashed in Spain’s Sevilla after losing Europa League Final on penalties

OVER 100,000 Rangers fans descended on Sevilla for the Europa League Final on Wednesday only to be agonisingly beaten on penalties by Eintracht Frankfurt. The...

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