Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Healthcare professionals will be able to tour Malaga, Sevilla and Palma on city sightseeing buses for free until end...

HEALTHCARE professionals will be able to tour Malaga, Sevilla and Palma on city sightseeing buses for free until the end of the year, it has been announced.

Multi-million euro tobacco smuggling ring busted in Spain’s Andalucia

The operation focused on the Cordoban capital and the town of Ecija in Sevilla after a tip-off

Squatters hurl rocks at holiday homeowner and TV crew after being filmed breaking into house in Spain’s Seville

A SPANISH TV crew and a holiday-home owner had their lives put in danger by squatters hurling rocks at them in Espartinas,...

RANKED: Spain’s Top 6 most popular Airbnb listings

MOST of Spain is now in Phase 2 of the de-escalation measures and has started seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

Police in Spain can issue fines as high as €3,000 to people who throw their gloves and face masks...

POLICE throughout Spain have started issuing fines to people who throw their used gloves and face masks on the ground.

Bar in Spain’s Sevilla installs robot ‘barman’ that can serve 600 cañas per hour

A BAR owner in Sevilla has teamed up with a Spanish tech company to help serve thirsty locals in the post-COVID-19 era.

Spanish police file denuncia against bar in Sevilla for breaking Phase 1 rules

THE Policia Local in Sevilla have filed a denuncia against a bar in the city that broke the Phase 1 rules.

WATCH: Guardia Civil raid clandestine cockfight with crowd of 120 people in Spain’s Sevilla

83 people denounced for participating in underground cockfighting in El Palmar de Troya (Sevilla).

WATCH: Drowning dog rescued by good Samaritan and police officer in Sevilla’s Guadalquivir River

The animal had started sinking, exhausted by the effort of trying to keep afloat.

Local heroine sews masks for up to seven hours per day for FREE to help fight coronavirus in Spain’s...

DULCENOMBRE Belmonte Poyon gets up, has her breakfast, then sits down at her sewing machine for a seven-hour marathon.  Using a mix of her own...

Traffic jams in Spain’s Madrid and Sevilla as police ramp up checkpoints ahead of Semana Santa weekend

THIS weekend would normally see millions of Spaniards heading to the coasts or their family homes in the pueblo.  Semana Santa (Holy Week) is arguably...

European Space Agency proves lock-down leads to significant drop in pollution above Spain’s major cities

A BAN on non-essential travel has led to a drastic drop in pollution across Spain. The European Space Agency...

Spain and the Costa del Sol feel the effects of the lockdown with a dramatic drop in pollution

The majority of the drop has been from a 60% reduction of traffic on the roads of Madrid and Barcelona, while in Andalucia, around an 80% drop has been seen

WATCH: Five people denounced for flouting coronavirus lockdown with Semana Santa parade, music and traditional dress in Spain’s Andalucia

Footage of the event, which flies in the face of Spain’s coronavirus lockdown, shows revellers dancing to breakbeat music

Four arrested for kidnapping and holding man for four days in Sevilla

Police found a man handcuffed and lying on the ground with a hood over his head

Man arrested for blocking road with stones to rob drivers forced to stop in Andalucia

A man has been arrested for blocking a road with stones to rob the drivers that were forced to stop

The Palacios de Congresos of Malaga and Sevilla to be used as ‘big hospitals’ if necessary

In total, there are plans for an extra 26,000 hospital beds

Calls to shut down Amazon construction site in Andalucia as coronavirus infections hit FIVE

Coronavirus infections on site have increased by 150% in three days

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

As Spain suspends all La Liga fixtures, we explore why Sevilla vs Real Betis will always dominate the Andalucian...

THE El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona is often cited as the most hotly disputed football match in all Spain.

CORONAVIRUS: Feria de Abril CANCELLED in Spain’s Sevilla in €830 MILLION tourism loss as organisers scramble to find new...

THE Feria de Abril in Sevilla has been postponed over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  Mayor Juan Espadas made the decision this morning with a new...

IT’S A WASHOUT: This is the growing list of cancellations in Spain’s Andalucia due to the coronavirus this weekend

The Olive Press is trying to keep abreast of all closures and issues and we will try to keep you updated over the next few weeks

Man arrested in Andalucia after police catch him with 70 bales of hashish in back of van

Police found and seized 70 bales of hashish with a weight of 2,340 kilograms

Semana Santa facing being CANCELLED in parts of Spain over coronavirus pandemic while Catalunya bans gatherings of more than...

SEMANA Santa is under threat from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in some of the worst affected regions in Spain.  In Castilla y Leon, Vice President...

IMF warns coronavirus to PARALYSE Spain’s tourism as health chiefs warn the crisis could last another FIVE months while...

THE International Monetary Fund has warned that the ongoing coronavirus epidemic could paralyse Spain's tourism industry and cripple consumption.  The global lender said what remains...

Amazon to open logistics centre in Andalucia creating 1,000 permanent jobs

Amazon has announced the opening of a new logistics centre in Sevilla at the end of this summer
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