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CONVERSION RATE UPDATE: GBP/EUR exceeds 1.42

The Sterling to Euro conversion rate has today exceeding the recent seven-year high

EXCLUSIVE: Scenes from hell as Sierra Bermeja wildfire destroys forest above Spain’s Costa del Sol

A VOLUNTEER firefighter called in to tackle one of the worst blazes to hit the zone this summer has shared his view with the...

Buses to be FREE in Marbella and San Pedro next year – but you’ll have to do one thing...

BUSES will be free for those living in Marbella and San Pedro de Alcantara next year as part of a drive to encourage the...

You will NOT be permitted to travel to meet ‘close friends’ in Spain’s Andalucia this Christmas

ANDALUCIANS will NOT be allowed to travel to meet ‘very close friends’ this Christmas.  The Junta announced last week that it will only allow travel...

REVEALED: A Place in the Sun is filming across these locations on Spain’s Costa del Sol and inland Malaga...

HIT property hunting show A Place in the Sun is once again filming on Spain's southernmost coast.  According to Axarquia Plus, the Channel 4 classic...

Santa’s list of Christmas present dos and don’ts for adults

The Olive Press looks at the best and worst Christmas presents for you to get your loved ones this year

Farmers in Spain’s Andalucia face yet another threat as Julen death fallout forces well closures, cutting off water supplies

FARMERS across Andalucia are facing yet another threat to their livelihoods as thousands of ‘illegal’ wells are being sealed up and closed off, leaving...

WATCH: Hundreds of Chihuahua and Pomeranian puppies due for sale around Spain are rescued from illegal basement kennels in...

POLICIA Nacional agents have arrested five people and rescued 270 Chihuahuas and Pomeranians bred in illegal kennels close to Madrid. https://youtu.be/HpSkwtWZ2AU The gang, two of which...

La Toya Jackson gets frisky in Sevilla

La Toya attends the annual International Horse Fair

‘Terrified’ baby dolphin dies from stress in southern Spain after tourists snatch it from water and pose for selfies

The stranded creature was separated from its mother and spotted by a group of camera wielding tourists who snapped photos of it

The ‘Lady of Marbella’ gets her day in court

Company manager denies knowledge of Juan Antonio Roca's fraudulent activity

Spain to close SEVEN coal power stations as EU clamps down on fossil fuel production

SPAIN is due to close seven out a total 15 coal fuelled power plants after EU restrictions have cut profitability in the sector drastically. On...

Tax break for second-hand homeowners in Spain

Sellers will pay less tax and get more money

New map reveals Spanish time is out of sync

Designed by a Google engineer, the map gives a new look at global time

Chaves up, Andalucia goes down

Despite being two decades at the head of the Junta de Andalucia, Manuel Chaves has left the region at the foot of the European league tables

Heroic pets save family of eight from devastating house fire in Granada

The pair of dogs woke up the family one by one and led them to safety

Spain’s Malaga to broadcast live screening of ‘The Nutcracker’ by Royal Ballet of London

MALAGA will host the live broadcast, from the Royal Opera House, of the classic ballet The Nutcracker. The spectacular production by British choreographer Peter Wright...

Clothes bank tragedy in Spain’s Malaga

A YOUNG man has died after getting trapped in a charity clothes bank in Malaga. The 22-year-old of Moroccan origin is thought to have suffocated...

Missing expat Amy Fitzpatrick stepdad Dave Mahon to be sentenced for killing stepson today

Mahon was found guilty of manslaughter but cleared of murdering Dean Fitzpatrick last month

Why your windows may rattle and your house may shake this week if you live on Spain’s Costa del...

YOUR windows may be rattling this week and you may even catch a sonic boom as you eat your cornflakes

PICASSO: Spain’s most famous artist was a rogue when it came to love

As the Picasso Museum unveils a new photo exhibition into the life of the artist, Eloise Horsfield takes a look at the colourful man behind the masterpieces and the many tragic, unfortunate women in his life

Sand win

The International Sand Art Contest, held over seven days in Marbella, has been won by Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik for his sculpture of Hindu...

Woman arrested in southern Spain after chopping off two of her flatmate’s fingers and eating them

A WOMAN has been arrested in Sevilla after chopping off two of her flatmate’s fingers and eating them.  During an argument between the pair on...

CAMPAIGN LAUNCH: ‘Smash the Spiking’

The Olive Press is taking a stand against drink-spiking and date rape

‘Deteriorating’ Tivoli World on Spain’s Costa del Sol hoping for ‘much needed’ upgrades as talks with new investors underway

BENALMADENA town hall is seeking investors to carry out much-needed upgrades at the Tivoli World theme park.  It comes after a decade of conflict between...

Electric scooter riders in Spain’s Malaga to be slapped with extra fines for bad parking

A separate €200 fine for poorly parked scooters was introduced in April

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