Monday, May 23, 2022

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Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

PACMA slams Andalucian President’s attendance of Sevilla bullfight

SPANISH animal rights party PACMA has condemned animal rights abuses at Sevilla’s Feria de Abril. Several horses have fainted from the heat at the Feria,...

Spain’s Malaga re-establishes full rail connection with Sevilla from May 11

THE Avant trains service between Sevilla and Malaga, which was dramatically reduced during the pandemic, will be fully restored. Spain's national railway company, Renfe, announced...

Phoenician necropolis discovered during building works in Osuna in Spain’s Andalucia

LIMESTONE burial vaults dating back 2,500 years have been discovered during building works in the Andalucian town of Osuna. The rare archeological find was uncovered...

Betis fan sees return of dead son’s lost scarf after appeal on social media in Spain’s Sevilla

A MOTHER from Sevilla turned to social media after losing a football scarf that belonged to her 14-year-old son who died three years ago...

Saddle up for wine, dance and music at Sevilla’s famous Feria de Abril

SEVILLA’S renowned Feria de Abril is set to kick off this Sunday May 1 with celebrations running all through the week until midnight on...

Sevilla’s spectacular Plaza de España chosen to launch new Dior collection in Spain

THE iconic haute couture brand Dior has chosen Sevilla’s Plaza de España as the spectacular setting to launch its Cruise 2023 collection this summer. The...

Town in Spain’s Andalucia changes its name to ‘Ukraine’ and streets renamed after destroyed Ukrainian cities during Semana Santa

DURING Semana Santa the town of Fuentes de Andalucia in the province of Sevilla has adopted a new name in protest at the Russian...

Did you feel it? Earthquake rumbles Spain’s Sevilla

A MINOR 3.0 magnitude earthquake has been registered in the province of Sevilla this Thursday. The quake was felt yesterday, Thursday afternoon, in the Sierra...

IN PICS: Semana Santa processions get underway in Sevilla as Spain celebrates Easter

Semana Santa is celebrated across all of Spain but the biggest and most important Holy Week processions take place in Sevilla, as the Olive Press’s Jorge Hinojosa found out on Palm Sunday.

Set Jetters – The best holiday destinations in Spain for movie lovers

A MAN with an open shirt, glistening six-pack and pair of binoculars may not be the first image most places would use to attract...

The best city breaks to enjoy in Spain this Easter 

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla  The capital of Andalucia and the largest city in southern Spain,...

Partido Popular in Spain to annoint Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as new leader at Sevilla conference this weekend

SPAIN'S main opposition party, the conservative Partido Popular(PP) will crown ex-Galicia region president, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as its new leader at a special party...

School teacher accused of abusing pupils found dead in Spain’s Sevilla

A TEACHER arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting children has been found dead at a house in Sevilla.  The 45-year-old’s body was discovered at his...

Update with pics: Local hero arrives back home to Spain’s Sevilla after an epic journey to Ukraine war zone...

OVER the past nine days the Olive Press has been keenly following the epic journey of local hero, Jesus Perez de Tena, a greengrocer...

UPDATE: Pics and video from hero’s journey from Spain to Ukraine to deliver critical medical supplies and bring back...

Last week the Olive Press did an exclusive interview with Jesus Perez de Tena, a local greengrocer from Sevilla—also crew member for one of...

West Ham and Frankfurt fans face-off in Spain’s Sevilla

WEST Ham fans were involved in clashes with Eintracht Frankfurt supporters on Wednesday night ahead of their Europa League game against Sevilla. Frankfurt fans were...

Man held after knifepoint robbery of pharmacy in Spain’s Sevilla 

A MAN has been arrested following an aggravated robbery of a pharmacy in Sevilla. Police said a man entered the pharmacy on Calle Carretero in...

Cops launch murder investigation after pensioner dies in Spain’s Sevilla

A MURDER probe has been launched after a pensioner died after suffering severe injuries in a Sevilla street. The 81 year-old man was found with...

Exclusive interview: Local hero sets off to deliver critical medical supplies to Ukraine and bring back seven refugees to...

A LOCAL greengrocer from Sevilla is set on driving 7,000 kilometres to help Ukrainians. Jesus Perez de Tena, from Sevilla, has set off early this...

Ukraine war: Spain’s Huelva and Sevilla to welcome 58 Ukrainian refugees today 

ALMOST 60 Ukrainians will arrive in Andalucia today thanks to a scheme for refugees coordinated by a church in Huelva.  A bus carrying 58 refugees...

International Women’s Day marked by protests outside Spain’s biggest cathedrals

HUNDREDS of women gathered in front of cathedrals in Andalucia on Sunday to protest the church's treatment of women ahead of International Women’s Day....

Sevilla dealer who offered to sell drugs to children outside leisure centre arrested

A DEALER accused of selling drugs to children has been arrested in Sevilla.  He came to the attention of the police when they were called...

Police arrest hit-and-run driver who fled Andalucia’s Sevilla to hide on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A serial criminal has been arrested at Alicante bus station following a serious hit-and-run incident in Sevilla. The driver, 28, knocked over a moped rider...

Driver, 22, arrested after child killed when car crashed into lamppost in Spain’s Sevilla

A DRIVER has been arrested on suspicion of causing the death of a child killed when a car crashed into a lamppost. The little girl...

Teens arrested after 45 bins torched in Sevilla town causing over €47,000 in damage

TWO teens have been arrested after a spate of bins were set ablaze in a town in Sevilla.  Cops launched a probe in the wake...

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