Wednesday, August 10, 2022


British pensioner falls asleep on yacht in Marbella and wakes up on Cadiz beach more than 100 miles away

A sweeper alerted authorities to the vessel at around 5.50am on Wednesday morning

Beaches across Spain’s Andalucia and Costa del Sol forced to turn people away after reaching maximum capacity over weekend

AROUND 30 beaches on the Costa del Sol were forced to close over the weekend after reaching maximum capacity.

Spanish security firm in court for spying on Julian Assange in London under orders from US intelligence

The case is currently being tried at the Audiencia Nacional court in Madrid

WATCH: Moment armed gang pose as Guardia Civil officers to smash in garage and steal €50,000 of cannabis in...

Videos reveal that the group smashed in the garage doors, before fleeing, leaving marijuana buds littered across the driveway

Spain rain frustrates Schumacher

Extreme Andalucia weather now thwarts former champion

Heavy rainfall on Costa del Sol and warnings of strong coastal winds

Most of the country can expect heavy rainfall for the rest of the day

Lord of the canvas

Andalucia-based artist inspired by Lord of the Rings to have two paintings published in new book

Over 60% of Olive Press readers back campaign for Independent Republic of La Linea and Gibraltar

The ‘Referendum adhesion a Gibraltar’ Facebook group has gained 500 likes since it was launched

Unexpected treasure in Cadiz

Somelier opens secret gem Polear in the heart of the Cadiz hinterland

La Linea mayor threatens to resign

Gemma Araujo is angry with the lack of grants being paid by central government

SAVED! Junta places ‘explicit ban’ on Valdevaqueros development

Tarifa beach development and others on Andalucian coast are scrapped in new coastal protection shake up

‘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

Cadiz CF’s La Liga promotion marred by unregulated celebrations despite second COVID-19 wave sweeping Spain

SEGUNDA Division leaders Cadiz CF's promotion to Spain's premier league has been marred by disturbing scenes of 'irresponsible' celebrations. Despite losing 1-0 to Fuenlabrada, results...

Gibraltar football stars Liam Walker and Guido Ezequiel Abayián help crisis centre

Lincoln Red Imps players answer La Linea charity's desperate call for Christmas donations and volunteers

Spain’s iconic Osborne bull gets a redesign to mark anniversary

THE black bull silhouettes by motorways will be familiar to anyone who has travelled across Spain. Known as the Osborne bulls after the drinks company...

Guardia Civil cop among 57 arrested in HUGE Costa del Sol drug bust involving 200 officers

Also seized were a number of weapons, including a submachine gun, as well as cash, and previously stolen boats and cars

Car crash in Algeciras tunnel leaves two people in hospital

The crash took place at the same place a motorist died on January 14

Podemos Cadiz to forge links with Gibraltar

Juan Antonio Delgado told supporters a relationship with Gibraltar is crucial to the area’s economic and social prosperity

This Andalucian hilltop town is officially the most tranquil destination in Europe

A PRETTY Andalucian hilltop town has won recognition as the ‘most tranquil’ destination in Europe. Visitors to sleepy Zahara de la Sierra, inland in the...

Andalucia’s ‘home of fun’ that is hardly on the map!

While lost in the Cadiz/Malaga borders, Alcala del Valle is authentically Andaluz and full of spirit, discovers Wendy Williams

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

Cadiz shipwreck skipper ordered to pay €1.4 million in compensation

Eight people died 14 miles off the coast of Barbate during a storm in 2007


A Muslim family denounces a teacher for mentioning ham in their son's class

Jihadist leader arrested in Spain’s Andalucia along with three ‘radicalised’ group members in Murcia

FOUR members of a jihadist group have been arrested by the Policia Nacional after an 18-month investigation. Officers swooped on the leader in Algeciras on...

Viva la Pepa!

It’s exactly 200 years since the Spanish Constitution was born in Cadiz. Wendy Williams looks at its significance today





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