Friday, February 26, 2021


A wordsmith’s retreat

Sally Harrison visits Benaque where poet Salvador Rueda was born

Spain’s gov. will PCR test all close contacts of COVID-19 patients as country exits state of alarm this Sunday

SPAIN is to ramp up coronavirus testing as the country gets ready to come out of the State of Alarm this Sunday...

Spanish High Court rules that failed airport company must repay government €183m

THE SUPREME Court of Spain has ruled that the management company first contracted to build Corvera Airport, must repay €183 million of...

Dr Sanz

Spanish pop sensation scoops award

Velez-Malaga joins fellow Andalucia coastal resorts in introducing COVID-19 beach curfews

VELEZ-MALAGA has joined its Andalucian neighbours in implementing a beach curfew to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The...

Irish expat who died after naked ‘rooftop rampage’ at upmarket urbanization on Spain’s Costa del Sol had taken ‘cocktail...

A SEMI-naked Irish expat who died after a ‘drug-fueled rampage’ through an upmarket urbanization, did not suffer a fatal head injury, forensic...

100 abandoned donkeys saved from slaughterhouse by Spanish sanctuary

EXCLUSIVE: Donkey sanctuary rescues record 100 animals in largest ever operation

British expat publisher underfire as two companies file for insolvency and Spanish printers demand payment

More bad news for controversial publisher Stan Israel as newspaper fails to come out for months and companies file for insolvency

Looking for a low-key cultural getaway for 2021? Check out six new towns included in Spain’s Andalucia list of...

AFTER a year marked by grounded planes, closed borders, and mandatory quarantines, looking for destinations close to home is probably the safest...

BREAKING: Casares recycling plant blaze

The landfill site is the largest in the western Costa del Sol area

British paedophile arrested in Fuengirola after Most Wanted appeal

Dominic Steven Powell was arrested hours after the latest campaign went live

Mijas Rocks promoters hit back at town hall over ‘illegal’ festival

Councillor Juan Carlos Gonzalez insisted that the festival had ‘failed to obtain the proper authorisation’ and was ‘fraudulent’ and would be ‘cancelled’

Parrot smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca after netting €1 million trafficking exotic birds to...

SPANISH police and the Moroccan Royal Guard have arrested a gang of 28 bird traffickers who were earning over €1 million a...

Flavours of Córdoba: A tour of Córdoba’s tastiest dishes

The city owes its rich culinary repertoire to the mix of cultures that have passed through

Let’s talk mental health: Why teenage suicide in UK and Spain is on the rise and what parents can...

The Olive Press investigates the surge in teenage depression and the role social media plays in self-harming

Auntie in town: BBC broadcasting live from Almunecar to mark centenary of UK writer’s birth

By Joe Chivers, The broadcast will honour Cider With Rosie author Laurie Lee

Proof cheese and wine are the perfect partners

Research suggests that wine and cheese are a perfect combination

EXCLUSIVE: Expat battles with TripAdvisor over Marbella restaurant ranking mystery

Business loses out after TripAdvisor plays God

EVENT CANCELLED: Fuengirola bullring to host 12-hour DJ festival

‘Pandemonium at the Bullring’ will take place on May 30

Everton announces pre-season friendly with Malaga

The Premiership club hopes to warm up for the new season when they take on Malaga

Thousands demand Andalucian independence in Sevilla protests

Protesters in Sevilla want more control over the military and other key areas

Punch drunk

Former featherweight champion Scott Harrison has been sentenced to four years in prison for assaulting three men at a brothel in Alhaurin.

Three of the five most prolific speed cameras in Spain are in Malaga

THREE of the five most prolific speed cameras in Spain are in Malaga, new figures have revealed. According to the General Directorate of Traffic...

Yamas Marbella hosts big fat Greek anniversary

For an evening of Greek chic, head on down to Yamas on March 14 from 8-11pm

British boy who drowned on holiday in Mijas identified

The child, from north London, was on a family holiday


Dumb thieves travel 400 kilometres to break Benidorm curfew and are identified after supermarket robberies on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE young robbers travelled over 400 kilometres from Zaragoza to Benidorm to break into a couple of supermarkets by smashing the windows...