Tuesday, October 3, 2023


Romantic writer dies after stressful battle with developers

'Gentleman scholar' Alastair Boyd became the victim of a "mafia-style" campaign by golf developers after opposing the controversial Los Merinos scheme

Drug trafficking arrests in Andalucia soar, new figures reveal

A government spokesman put the increase in arrests down to ‘exceptional work’

Blood donors to receive free museum admission in Spain’s Malaga

THE Regional Transfusion Centre is running a 'Donate blood, for the love of art' campaign, where Blood donors during February 1 to 12 will...

WATCH: Car mounts pavement and ‘tries to run over bouncers and revellers’ outisde nightclub on Spain’s Costa del Sol

https://www.facebook.com/PcivilEstepona/videos/671157223254450/ THIS is the moment a car appears to attempt to run over revellers outside a nightclub on the Costa del Sol.  The footage, obtained by...

Jet2 removes Costa del Sol beaches from its website after Olive Press probe into raw sewage pumped into sea

Other package holiday firms TUI and Thomas Cook, are still promoting the affected beaches on their websites

Europe’s first driverless, 12-metre bus hits the road this Saturday in Spain’s Malaga

THE first 12-metre eBus in Europe will start operating this weekend in Malaga City. For a month, starting from Saturday February 20, passengers will be...

Bill Gates donates €300,000 grant to Axarquia research centre

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated €300,000 to the project at the Mayora centre in Algarrobo

Spain’s Got Talent coming to Estepona

Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place

Spain’s Antequera to hold charity beer tasting from May 5-7

ANTEQUERA will hold the fifth edition of its Cata de Cerveza beer tasting festival next weekend. The charity beer tasting event will be held in...

Malaga and Huelva lauded for having best climate in Spain

MALAGA and Huelva have been lauded for having the ‘best climate’ in Spain. Gran Canaria, Mallorca, and Vigo have also been named as ‘ideal’ places...

BREAKING: Earthquake in Granada rumbles Spain’s Costa del Sol

AN earthquake has left parts of Andalucia and Malaga trembling tonight.  Amid heavy rainfall and wind, a 3.6 magnitude quake struck the Ventas de Zafarraya...

Famed contemporary British artist on display in Malaga

After long, personal journey, Richard Long displays artistic results in Malaga

Malaga restaurant named 10th best in Spain as Andalucia dominates top 100

Malaga has six eateries in Spain’s top 100, according to ElTenedor

Marbella International Film Festival kicks off

The ninth annual Marbella International Film Festival starts tonight and runs all the way through to Sunday

100 people isolated on Spain’s Costa del Sol in new COVID-19 outbreak

It’s expected that once the results of all the RCPs are obtained, more positive cases will appear

Air China eyes Malaga in route expansion plan

Chinese national airline wants to profit from Andalucian tourism

Skateboard ban in Torremolinos

Roller skaters also face fines of up to €15,000

Thirteen-year-old boy drops dead during Youth League football match in Spain’s Malaga

A 13-year-old boy died suddenly while playing in a youth league football match in Málaga on Sunday.  The game was quickly stopped as soon as...

Expats blamed for “scalpel tourism”

Officials blame second-home Britons for taking advantage of the Spanish health service

Marbella demanding ‘urgent action’ over daily traffic hell between Puerto Banus and San Pedro as it seeks budget for...

MARBELLA town hall is set to ask Madrid for urgent action to tackle the daily traffic nightmare between Puerto Banus and San Pedro.  The A-7...

Spain’s Malaga aims to triple its nearly 1,000 five-star hotel rooms in four years

MALAGA city has set its sights on tripling its high-end tourism offerings within the next four years. The capital of the Costa del Sol currently...

Christmas takes root in Estepona

Environmental group offers living Christmas trees to rent.

Calls for vehicle ban on Ronda’s Puente Nuevo bridge following subsidence fears

The town hall is currently considering an 'immediate and partial' closure of the Puente Nuevo to traffic to prevent further subsistence

The man from Del Monte… Nigel Goldman found in disguise in English village

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press can reveal that convicted fraudster Nigel Goldman is back in business using the false name ‘Howard Del Monte’. By Tom Powell and Jamie Micklethwaite

Touring the incredible village of Iznate

Sally Harrison takes a visit to a village that pours beer on its plants

Where’s our €1 million? asks Junta

Velez Town Hall must pay back million-euro grant, plus interest, to the Junta




Need a job? Club Med Marbella on ambitious hiring spree for 320 staff to boost their team this winter

AS the summer season comes to a close and the winter chill approaches, one all-inclusive resort has set Marbella's hospitality industry abuzz.  While many hotels...


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