Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Granada

EXCLUSIVE: Skull found at alternative community near Orgiva, in Granada, is now being investigated in Sevilla

IT was during a short walk with her dog before taking the kids to school that an expat got the shock of her life. The...

Doctor battling terminal disease opens up free centre for cancer patients in Spain’s Granada

A GRANADA doctor who is battling terminal cancer is urging fellow sufferers not to fear the disease and put their faith in science.  Jesus Candel...

Partido Popular’s Pablo Casado criticised for attending Andalucia church service in memory of Spain’s dictator General Franco

The leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular has been criticised for attending a church service in memory of the dictator General Franco. Pablo Casado attended...

IN PICS: Snowfall in Sierra Nevada promises great start to ski season in southern Spain

THE slopes of Spain’s Sierra Nevada are covered in a healthy amount of the white stuff promising great conditions for the start of the...

EXCLUSIVE: Protected valley near Granada in southern Spain faces destruction by motorway and new homes after administrative blip

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are up in arms after the swish of a pen left an ancient valley near Granada’s Alhambra stripped of protective status. They claim the...

IMAGES: First snow of the season falls in Sierra Nevada in southern Spain

The peaks of Spain's Sierra Nevada received their first dusting of snow during the night on Friday, as the weather turned colder across the...

Christopher Columbus statue splattered in red paint in Spain’s Granada in ‘colonization’ protest

TWO women have been arrested in Granada accused of vandalising a statue of Christopher Columbus. The suspects, aged 29 and 24, were cuffed for allegedly...

Absurd ordeal: The truth about taking a driving test in Spain

Olive Press reader Dorothy Ryle shares her experience of taking the Spanish driving test.

Plans for multi-million euro investment at Malaga Airport will include terminal and airfield improvements

MALAGA Airport has unveiled plans for improvements on the airfield and the terminal as part of a wider scheme of works aimed at reducing...

EXCLUSIVE: The run down East German box factory where ‘evil’ Maddie McCann suspect Christian B kept 20,000 sick...

In a second extract from his new book My Search For Madeleine Olive Press editor Jon Clarke tracks chief suspect in the Maddie McCann case Christian Brueckner to a desolate corner of Saxony

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Desert dreaming: The world’s first off-grid ‘capsule hotel’ is located in the Gorafe desert in Spain’s Granada

An avant-garde new tourism project has opened in the heart of the Gorafe desert in the Granada. In a world first, District Hive aims to...

10 cities in Spain where you will find the best free tapas scene

The tradition of free tapas are not only a long-standing tradition in Granada—find out where else with the Olive Press’ Tapas guide

Yellow weather warning issued for southern Spain as thunderstorms get set to hit

SPAIN is set to be battered with rain as forecasters issue yellow weather warnings for parts of the country. A yellow weather warning for heavy...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

The Clash: How UK rock legend Joe Strummer has a plaza in Spain’s Granada named after him

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?

10 things you should know about Federico Garcia Lorca, killed 85 years ago during Spanish Civil War

THE playwright and poet Federico García Lorca was arrested and killed on the orders of rightwing military authorities led by General Francisco Franco in the early...

Spanish artist Mariangeles Lazaro Guil unveils incredible tree scultpure in Granada natural park

IF you are a tree-hugger, then hurry along. You will probably like this show.  The Spanish sculptor Mariángeles Lazaro Guil is obsessed with the natural...

Man found dead after falling into borehole in Granada hills and could have been there for several days

A MAN has died after falling down a 15 metre deep borehole in the hills above Motril on Spain’s southern coast. The man was discovered...

VIDEO: Beachgoers help nab drug traffickers during dramatic police chase in southern Spain

BEACHGOERS at a playa south of Granada in southern Spain had a peaceful afternoon at the beach rudely interrupted on Saturday when they found...

Alhambra Museum in Granada receives more than 43,000 visitors in first half of the year

THE Museum of the Alhambra in Granada has received 43,470 visitors in the first half of this year, with a staggering 20,463 people visiting...

Quake Info: Low-magnitude aftershock rumbles Santa Fe in Spain’s Granada

THE municipality of Santa Fe, in the metropolitan area of Granada, was once again the epicentre of a low-magnitude earthquake in the early hours...

Major drug sting sees police in Spain’s Granada seize more than 6,500 marijuana plants

THE National Police carried out 26 operations against drug trafficking during the month of July in the towns of Granada, Motril and Baza. Officers have arrested more than...

Quake-stunned Spain hit by another 4.2-magnitude shock felt in Granada and beyond

A MAGNITUDE 4.2 shock hit Granada late on Thursday night months after the city’s residents recovered from a series of major quakes in January,...

Two of Spain’s natural beauty spots listed in world’s top ten ‘most Instagramable’ destinations

THERE'S no doubt the COVID crisis has brought about a new appreciation for travel. With many around the globe eager to pack their bags and...

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