Saturday, September 19, 2020

Spain’s iconic Mezquita in Cordoba to open its doors in Phase 2 of COVID-19 de-escalation plan

It’s expected that Andalucia, excluding Malaga and Granada, will move into Phase 2 on Monday, May 25, after Phase 1 ends.

SNIFFED OUT: Drug gang of eight people who hid weed and hash in cases of garlic arrested on Spain’s...

POLICE have sniffed out a drugs smuggling gang who hid cannabis in shipments of garlic. Officers arrested eight people,...

WHAT THE PLUCK? Contestant kicked off Masterchef Spain after serving unplucked partridge to judges

A CONTESTANT on Masterchef Spain has been kicked off the show after serving judges a whole, uncooked and unplucked partridge.

Cordoba has highest unemployment levels in Spain, new figures reveal

NEW figures have revealed that the province of Cordoba has the highest unemployment levels in Spain. The annual study...

WATCH: Heavy rains cause havoc in Cordoba and its Reina Sofia Hospital while others become trapped in car

Heavy rains in Cordoba this Saturday have lead to flooding in parts of the City, including the Reina Sofia Hospital.

Bodies of man and his pet dog found in apartment in Spain’s Andalucia

FIREFIGHTERS in Cordoba have discovered the bodies of a man and his dog. They made the grim find on...

EXCLUSIVE: Two factories in Spain’s Andalucia recycle one million sanitary masks a day

A factory in Spain’s Cordoba, recycles 500,000 sanitary masks a day.

WATCH: Andalusian prostitution and human trafficking ring broken up by international task force

COMBINED FORCES smashed a human trafficking ring operating in Andalusia, last week. Europol and Policia Nacional broke up the...

A tour of the world’s most beautiful gardens from your sofa, including Spain’s Generalife

A "total disconnection" with the natural environment "can have negative effects on our well-being," experts warn.

Elderly couple in Andalucia helped by Guardia Civil who delivered medication

The couple live in a secluded, rural area of Cordoba and had no means of getting to the pharmacy

Spain’s Cordoba sees four new COVID-19 deaths as caseload jump to 782

THE Province of Cordoba has seen its number of cases increase overnight to 782, with 41 new reported infections in the past...

WATCH: Andalucia leads in Spain for adhering to coronavirus lockdown protocol

The deserted streets of Andalucia have has been picked up by both the BBC and CNN, who put a focus on Cordoba to report on the pandemic.

EXCLUSIVE: How Spain’s coronavirus lockdown is affecting expat business-owners in rural Andalucia

AS Spain grinds to a halt under the Government-imposed lockdown, many businesses have closed their doors to trading, in a bid to...

2,000 children at risk of exclusion in Andalucia to receive meals from the government

The distribution of three meals a day to 2,000 students across Cordoba will begin today

EXCLUSIVE: Spain’s miracle baby born during a state of alarm in coronavirus-hit Andalucia

Being born in the time of the coronavirus implies a double dose of illusion and hope.

Covid-19: Chinese community donates face masks to Cordoba’s Reina Sofia Hospital

Chinese citizens hand over a thousand masks to the National Police.

IT’S A WASHOUT: This is the growing list of cancellations in Spain’s Andalucia due to the coronavirus this weekend

The Olive Press is trying to keep abreast of all closures and issues and we will try to keep you updated over the next few weeks

Transgender minor suffers violent transphobic assault in Andalucia’s Cordoba

“But despite the fear I also have anger, courage, hunger and thirst for justice and I don’t want this to happen to any more women.”

IN FIGURES: Spain’s strict smoking laws bring Cordoba tobacco sales down 56% since 2006

SPAIN’S ban on smoking in public spaces and in private workplaces has made a huge dent in tobacco sales in Cordoba.

Post office in Spain offers new lifeline to rural farmers in wake of nationwide protests

CORREOS has signed an agreement with the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) to integrate fresh produce into their Correos Market...

Julio Iglesias to perform in Spain’s Andalucia

The tour will end in Cordoba on September 5 at the Plaza de los Califas

Three arrested after kidnap attempt that saw man ‘dragged into car’ and forced to ‘phone family for €1,000 ransom’...

When it was revealed he didn’t have the ‘ransom’ the kidnappers forced the man to phone family to raise the money

REVEALED: New data shows 600% price hikes on oranges, pushing farmers in Spain’s Andalucia ‘to the brink’

Andalucian farmers have been severely struggling recently, with international tariffs hitting the country hard

Influenza epidemic continues to sweep through Cordoba and Spain’s Andalucia, putting strain on local hospitals

Cases began in mid January, with sufferers experiencing severe fevers, muscle aches, stomach cramps and migraines
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