Sunday, February 28, 2021

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

WATCH: Fireball lights up skies across Spain’s Andalucia

The rock that entered the atmosphere did so at a speed of 133,000 kilometers per hour

Chef from Spain’s Andalucia wows at Mediterranean Food Salon in France

Agustín Herrera is no stranger to success; he is also proud winner of the IV National Gastronomy Contest in 2018 and Champion of the XXIV Gastronomic Contest of the Community of Madrid in 2017

Suffering farmers in Spain’s Andalucia to block busy highway with tractors in Valentine’s Day protest at Trump’s olive tariffs

During 2019, Spain’s olive export rate to America was slashed by almost 15,000 tonnes after the US imposed a 25% levy on the product

Japanese knife skills meet Spanish cuisine in Cordoba

The two Japanese knife masters were selected from a total of 132 fellow chefs to make the journey across the world

Tiny town in Spain’s Andalucia bags national award for its anis liqueur, drunk by farmers before work

According to locals; it has a warming ‘sherry-type quality’, perfect for preparing for a cold day in the fields

Bullring in Spain’s Andalucia offers bullfighting workshops to children THIS WEEKEND

Only 29% of the population support bullfighting, and three quarters of the population have not attended a fight in the past five years

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