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Five luxury villas inspired by Karl Lagerfeld planned for Marbella’s Golden Mile

FIVE luxury villas, designed by the Karl Lagerfeld brand, are planned for Marbella’s Golden Mile, one of the most sought-after addresses on the Costa...

WATCH Olive Press live on Sky: ‘It’s great to see the Brits coming back to Spain’

THE Olive Press reported live from a beach on the Costa del Sol with an appearance on UK television news on Wednesday morning. Editor Jon...

Pigments of the imagination: Why you should be seeking out caves in southern Spain this summer

Looking for somewhere to cool off this summer? Visiting southern Spain’s amazing caves tell the story of early human culture, with Shannon Chaffers

Spain’s government approves merger to create nation’s fifth largest bank

SPAIN’S government has given the green light to yet another bank merger this time between Unicaja Banco and Liberbank.  The Ministry of Economics and Digital Transformation...

Matador banned from twitter for promoting ‘sadistic pleasure’ after posting bullfight video

An account promoting a Spanish matador has been banned from Twitter after posting videos of his latest bullfight. Footage of Jose Antonio Morante de la...

Spain health chief calls for full vaccination for youth as hospitalisation of under 30s soars

A TOP health expert in Spain has urged young people to get their double-dose of vaccines as data shows that people in their teens,...

Forest fires brought under control on Costa del Sol in southern Spain

DOZENS of firefighters and helicopters worked through the day and night on Monday 19, to put out multiple forest fires in Torrox and Estepona...

Seven British fugitives nabbed in Spain within fortnight proving Costa del Sol is still favoured hangout for criminals on...

SEVEN British fugitives have been tracked down and arrested in Spain within a fortnight, the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed. The fugitives, all...

VIDEO: Car crashes through tables on busy terraza in Spain’s Marbella injuring at least 10 people

THE driver crashed into multiple bars and restaurants on Monday afternoon (19 June) after apparently losing control of the car. The car careened down Miguel...

Hotel in Spain’s Andalucia chooses ‘influencer’ to live in five-star luxury all summer… and get paid for it

A Spanish influencer has been chosen from hundreds of applicants to be a guest at the five-star TUI Blue Isla hotel in Huelva for...

Gotele: Why this Spanish design trend has become every homeowner’s worst nightmare

One rule of thumb when looking for a property in Spain is to pay attention to what is on the walls. Because you’ll want to...

Andalucia town avoids perimetre closure after including tourist influx in infection figures

THE town of Conil de la Frontera has convinced Andalucian health authorities to recalculate infection rates by taking into account summer visitors and therefore...

La Linea votes to leave Andalucia and Cadiz to become free, autonomous city

LA Linea town hall has voted to hold a referendum on breaking away from Andalucia. The historic move could see the town becoming free and...

REVIEW: Esperanto Ballet’s debut performance in Estepona

Reporter Katherine Brook enjoys a wonderful evening of music and dance from new group, Esperanto Ballet. It’s been a long time since I stepped foot...

British holidaymakers race back from Balearic Islands before Monday’s 4am quarantine deadline

BRITS are racing against the clock to exit Spain's Balearic Islands before the quarantine deadline on Monday.  Earlier this week ministers announced that the Balearic...

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

WHEN in Rome they say you should do as the Roman's do. And in Granada, I was equally happy to follow suit. Here the...

Being vegan in Spain: How easy is it?

Katherine Brook looks takes a look at the vegan offerings available in Spain, sharing some of the best-kept secrets of the Costa del Sol.

BOTTOMS UP: Ripe pickings for the Andalucian wine market

ANDALUCIAN wine is making a name for itself across the globe, with a growth 18.5% year-on-year (YOY) across three key exporters: Asia, America, and...

DISCOVER: Marbella’s Boho Club is the best thing to come to the Golden Mile in years

Katherine Brook joins the Marbella jetset for a taste of the high life at the luxury Boho Club.

Spoilt for choice: El Muro restaurant in Benalmadena Pueblo is full of delightful surprises

60 gins and something for everyone on the menu at El Muro, writes Dilip Kuner.

Irish expat returns to Spain to find squatter living in her home and demanding money to move out

AN Irish expat has been forced to live in a hotel after a squatter moved into her home and refused to leave. Jean O’Donoghue, who...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat loses home in southern Spain after 13-year legal battle with builder neighbour over dodgy wall

A BRITISH pensioner has lost her dream home in the sun over a decade-long legal dispute over a boundary wall. Margaret Townley, 75, claims she...

These are the most visited tourist attractions in Spain according to Google reviews

AFTER months of uncertainty and travel restrictions, we hardly need any encouragement to get out and about. But here’s some anyway. According to Google...

Adios to financial legend: Bill Blevins dies

ONE of the best known expat financial figures has passed away in his seventies. Bill Blevins, the joint founder of expat financial services company Blevins...

Residents plan fiesta fundraiser in battle to stop unwanted solar parks in Andalucia valley

RESIDENTS are joining forces to raise money in a campaign to stop one of Andalucia’s most beautiful valleys from being destroyed by solar panel...

These are the ‘black flag’ beaches to avoid in Andalucia

Spain boasts some of the best beaches in Europe with the cleanest playas awarded blue flags for their clear waters and pristine stretches of...

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