Sunday, September 22, 2019

Police arrest 40 people in drugs bust in southern Spanish province of Cadiz

Amongst those arrested was the ringleader Antonio 'El Tomate.'

14 suspected smugglers arrested in a string of drug busts across Spain’s Andalucia as 11 tonnes of hash seized

Guardia Civil seized 10 drug smuggling boats and seven vehicles as part of operations along the coast of Huelva, Cadiz and Malaga

Please stop flushing wet wipes down the toilet, begs town hall in Spain’s Andalucia

A TOWN in southern Spain is calling on residents to stop flushing wet wipes down the toilet. Conil de la Frontera, in Cadiz, made the...

Inside the workshop of an artisan leather designer using the same materials as Gucci and Louis Vuitton in...

CHARMING: The Olive Press spoke to Lupe, the founder of craft company Mittica ©theOlivePressLUPE’S smile is wide...

Sotogrande is a magnet for big spenders and a seasonal fleet of pleasure boats

KNOWN as the ‘little Venice of the Mediterranean,’ Sotogrande’s famous marina is home to an armada of mega yachts. Bluer than blue and complete with...

Costa del Sol fish business suing Spain after police chucked out 24 tonnes of its sardines in failed drugs...

A police report of the probe stated: “There is no element of interest in the boxes”

Homebuyers are spending more in Sotogrande this year in good sign for 2019

WHO would have thought the weather would have been one of the main reasons the property market has been a bit up and down...

Who wouldn’t want to buy in Sotogrande when it’s half the price of Marbella?

FEW people know Sotogrande better.Consuelo Silva has been helping people find the right properties in Sotogrande for 20 years.And she still thinks it is...

Sotogrande has developed a distinct food scene over the last few years and these restaurants are a must-eat

A DECADE ago you wouldn’t have dreamed of heading to Sotogrande to eat, unless you had a house there or had just embarked from...

Outrage as ‘harmless’ fruit seller allegedly banned from plying trade on Gibraltar border in southern Spain while ‘scammers defraud...

Known only as Mario, the man has reportedly been selling treats - known as cocitos - on the frontier in La Linea for years

British expat pensioner brutally murdered near Spain’s Costa del Sol wanted to move closer to pals in Estepona following...

The pensioner, who was ‘much-loved’ and who had lost her husband two years ago, was planning a move to the Costa del Sol before she was found dead

Arrest in southern Spain after body of missing British expat OAP discovered

A search had been launched for the pensioner last Wednesday after she failed to return her rental car

‘Greedy’ landowner sells expats’ animal refuge land near Costa del Sol meaning 800 animals could be killed

“The ruthless owner has already shown his true colours,” said a foundation spokesperson

SHOEDUNIT: Man cuffed in Spain’s Andalucia after hiding kilo of hash in trainers

The shoes - black Nike Air Force 1s - had been altered to conceal the hash in the tongues and in cavities under the insoles

PICTURED: Freed British man snaps selfies after year of hell locked up with terrorists and murderers near Spain’s Costa...

Robert Mansfield-Hewitt, 51, was thrown in Botafuegos jail after police happened upon a €5.5 million stash of hashish in the adjoining garage of a house where he was renting a room

APPEAL: Expat-run animal shelter near Costa del Sol needs help to save 800 animals from being culled

The public can help the Animal In Need Foundation by donating just €15 a time, which pays for 1m² of land

MUST TRY: Famous British-Spanish gin brewed in Cadiz’s iconic ‘sherry triangle’ RETURNS with three distinct flavours

Burdon was founded in 1821 by British expat John William Burdon, who had settled in the Cadiz port

Spain’s Andalucia SHUTS DOWN beach after E.coli found in water

The levels of ‘microbiological parameters’ exceeded those set out in Royal Decree 1341/2007, which covers the quality of bathing waters

One hospitalised as roaring chemical plant fire in San Roque is brought under control

Two makeshift intensive care units have been set up near to the site

WATCH: Homes evacuated as huge chemical fire ‘covers cars in ash’ and ‘turns sky dark’ near Spain’s Costa del...

The flames have caused a large column of black smoke that has spread across the Bay of Algeciras and can be seen in much of the Campo de Gibraltar region

IN VIDEOS: HUGE mushroom cloud of toxic black smoke as fire BLAZES at chemical plant near Spain’s Costa del...

The flames have caused a large column of black smoke that has spread across the Bay of Algeciras and can be seen in much of the Campo de Gibraltar region

BREAKING: Incident at San Roque oil refinery as flames and smoke billow from plant

https://youtu.be/Zf3dCpOIdNcTHIS is the moment a worker in Gibraltar captured huge clouds of black smoke and flames billowing from a nearby plant in San Roque.  The...

EXCLUSIVE: Briton facing €8 MILLION fine after being locked up with terrorists for almost a year without charge ...

Home to ETA terrorists and murderers, Hewitt - who has a PHD and is an avid poet in his spare time - will have been held for exactly one year on June 27
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