Monday, December 11, 2023


Nine more Iberian lynx cubs born in Spain’s Andalucia

All the cubs are now being weaned, training for release into the wild will begin in July.

Huelva judge rules Junta are responsible for paying back Edu training course funds

Bogus training schemes for unemployed cost millions

LEAKED: EU will take UK to International Court if it does not pay €57 billion ‘divorce bill’

Only six people have seen the 'secret EU strategy', including Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker

Is there soon to be no missing lynx?

Something in the air as two of the world's most endangered feline give birth while third is expecting

Spain has fourth largest number of empty homes in the world

Colder countries were found to have a lower rate of empty homes

Spanish police linked to drug trafficking ring

Guardia Civil and customs officers accused of helping smuggle thousands of kilos of hashish into Andalucia

A walk through Hardy’s Wessex

One of his favourite areas for walking, author Guy Hunter-Watts praises Aracena and, continuing his series of walks for The Olive Press, describes a delightfully leafy circuit easy for all the family starting at Galaroza

Hostels across Andalucia to house the homeless during the coronavirus state of alarm

The hostels are available to those without homes who do not have the infection and have no symptoms of coronavirus

ONE FOR HORSE LOVERS: Spain’s Huelva recovers its traditional ‘Saca de las Yeguas’ after two years absence due to...

THE ancestral Andalucian tradition of releasing hundreds of semi-wild horses back into their natural habitat, the Doñana Natural Area, will take place again this...

British teenager drowns in Spain

18-year-old died after trying to rescue his brother on beach known for dangerous currents
Thieving factory worker ordered to pay back €529,000 for stolen Iberian ham in Spain's Andalucia

Thieving factory worker ordered to pay back €529,000 for stolen Iberian ham in Spain’s Andalucia

A ham factory employee has been ordered to pay back €520,000 for stealing Iberian ham joints from a Huelva Province warehouse between 2007 and...

Bonares to host grand finale of the Spanish Ham Cutters’ Championship

SPECIALIST ham cutters from all over Spain will demonstrate their Iberian ham cutting skills this weekend (March 4-5) in Bonares, Huelva. Eight of the best...

Ham-carving competition in Huelva declared best in Spain—followed by Ronda

THE National Association of Ham Cutters (ANCJ) has awarded the prize for the best ham cutting competition in Spain to the ham-carving contest held...

Where will it end?

EXCLUSIVE: Olive Press tracks down "deluded" horse cruelty woman. While Seprona claims horses are fine, local charities fear the worst.

Huge cocaine haul hidden in bananas uncovered in Spain

The haul is said to have arrived from South America

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

Doñana migratory cycles affected by climate change

Higher temperatures, a gradual increase in both sea levels and salinity and a drying out of the park's famous marshes are some of the effects of climate change on one of Spain's largest nature reserve

One eye on Mecca – Almonastar la Real mezquita

It is one of the few surviving Spanish mosques to have stood the test of time

Man living in Spain’s Andalucia for 15 years denied citizenship for ‘inability to read and write Spanish’ and ‘not...

“Not only has he difficulty expressing himself in the official language of the State but he does not know how to read or write in it”

Exclusive Recognition: Restaurant in Spain’s Andalucia awarded prestigious Sustainable Sun Award from Repsol Guide

THE Repsol Guide holds significant importance for culinary enthusiasts. It serves as a reliable source to explore restaurants, bars, and various establishments, ensuring a...

Spain’s Carolina Marín is new badminton world champion!

Carolina Marín from Huelva becomes the first Spaniard to steal gold at the Badminton World Championships by defeating Olympic Games champion Li Xuerui

Dreamtime in the Aracena

Aracena counts some of the best quality and most peaceful hotels in southern Spain, reckons Jon Clarke

Eating out in the Aracena

You are spoilt for choice with good places to eat in Aracena, discovers Jon Clarke

Accessing disability benefits for Brits in Spain post-Brexit

There will doubtless be people who are thinking that their entitlement to these benefits may cease

MUST WATCH: Films that make Spain’s 46th Huelva Film Festival unmissable

RUNNING from November 13-20, Huelva's 46th Film Festival is the oldest Ibero-American celebration of cinema in Europe. Entirely online for the first time ever,...

Former Spanish Mayor resigns amid allegations he used town hall credit card in brothel

Miguel Angel Dominguez quits post as Provincial Delegate for Public Works and Housing but maintains he is innocent




Spain’s favourite Christmas toys revealed as sales are set to rise by 2%

DOLLS are proving once again to be favourite toy during the Christmas sales period with a 2% annual rise in toy purchases predicted by...


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