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Estate agent predicts ‘record year’ for Brits buying property on Spain’s Costa del Sol

SPAIN'S property market is booming and in contradiction to tabloid reports that Brits are leaving in droves, British buyers are in fact back in...

Crown and country: But Boris Johnson’s holiday in Spain’s Marbella doesn’t play well to the crisis-torn subjects back in...

A ROW of photographers line the track outside the leafy Torre de Tramores estate in the foothills of Spain’s newest national park the Sierra...

Police arrest gang behind kidnap and torture of Belgian man in revenge for drug theft on Spain’s Costa del...

SPANISH police have arrested a gang of 12 people involved in a plot to kidnap and torture a Belgian man in revenge for a...

British Benevolent Fund extends help to expats on Costa del Sol amid twin challenges of Covid-19 and Brexit

A MADRID charity set up to help Brits in Spain who find themselves beset by financial difficulties has expanded to the Costa del Sol...

Headless body found in Guadalquivir river in Spain’s Cordoba

THE headless body of a man was found floating in the Guadalquivir River as it passes through Cordoba. Police, firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff...

Spain’s Malaga records lowest number of daily COVID-19 infections in seven months and zero deaths

THE updated health data released on Monday brings the number of new infections down to 42, the lowest figure in the last seven months. March...

Spain to host international conference backing the health benefits of olive oil

AN annual olive oil conference organised by a top American university is heading to Spain this December. The event to be held in Jaen, at...

Gang of six arrested in Spain for kidnapping plot with €20,000 ransom demand

OFFICERS from Spain’s National Police and the Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested five men and a woman between 22 and 42 years old, who are...

Looking for an adrenaline rush, Boris? These are the ultimate zip-line locations around Spain’s Costa del Sol

DAREDEVILS can now enjoy up to six different and thrilling zip-lines in Malaga province. Once disco-themed skating rinks were all the rage, now it’s defying...

Better luck this time: Boris Johnson hoping holiday in Spain’s Marbella isn’t as disastrous as previous vacations

BORIS Johnson is resting after the Conservative party conference on a sunshine break in Marbella with pregnant wife Carrie and their 17-month-old son, Wilf. With...

Viva la Casita! Ten years of living off grid in the hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol

IT seems hard to believe but this month marks my tenth year of living at the Casita del Lago, a converted smallholders’ cottage on...

CHAMPIONS!: England take the European Cricket Championship Trophy at Spain’s Cartama Oval

ENGLAND have been crowned champions in the Dream1 European Cricket Championship held at Spain's Cartama Oval. In the climax to four weeks of T10 (10...

MIJAS MATTERS: Nobody’s perfect

By Bill Anderson I HAVE been off the Olive Press radar for a little while, and was reprimanded by the editor Jon Clarke when he...

Vueling expands its offer this winter with new route between Spain’s Malaga and Munich

THE Spanish low-cost airline has announced that this winter, it will operate flights from the capital of the Costa del Sol to Munich. The new...

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Expat mum and son lose Costa del Sol home after courts send legal notices to wrong address and...

WHEN Victoria Jenkins’ partner Lee did a runner leaving her and their son on the Costa del Sol, she didn’t think life could get...

Spain’s Jaen hosts XXXI Championships of the Purebred Spanish Horse

The XXXI Andalucian Championships of the Purebred Spanish Horse showcases in Jaen. As of yesterday, Thursday, October 7, Jaen is home to the XXXI Andalucian...

Eight forests in Spain’s Andalucia to lose yourself in this autumn

AUTUMN is the perfect time to lose yourself in the forests of Andalucia. In a world where everything goes too fast, reconnecting with nature can...

TROLLED OVER: Evil social media campaign to destroy new Maddie book comes unstuck

by Dilip Kuner THE Olive Press has won a victory against ‘evil’ online trolls who have attacked the family of missing Madeleine McCann for the...

EXCLUSIVE: Expats unite to fight back against ‘scam’ estate agents on the Costa del Sol

FURIOUS residents are calling for moves to clamp down on ‘scam’ estate agents after expats rallied together to share their experiences of the cheating...

His Dark Materials shoots scenes for Season 3 in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Guadalhorce Valley in Coin has been transformed into the fantastical world of His Dark Materials as filming continues for the hit BBC show.  Filming...

VIDEO: Firefighters battle through the night in Casares to extinguish another wildfire in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BLAZE that broke out in Casares in Spain’s Malaga province in the hills above Estepona has been brought under control by fire teams. The...

All of Spain’s Malaga—except the Costa del Sol—will see COVID-19 restrictions lifted

THE whole province of Malaga, except the Costa del Sol health district, has been given the green light to transition to COVID-19 Alert Level...

Spain’s Carranque Field Hospital dismantled in Malaga

THE Carranque Hospital, which was built to support Spain’s pandemic response, is in the process of being dismantled this week. Created in April last year, the Junta...

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...

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