Wednesday, October 4, 2023


WET WEEKEND: Rain forecast for Spain’s Andalucia and Costa del Sol as temperatures drop

THE temperature drop experienced across Andalucia this week is set to come to a wet end.  It comes as rain is forecast across Spain's southernmost...

Junta’s deals on wheels

Chance to grab a bargain as more than 80 official motors go under the hammer

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

High ranking Andalucia politican finally locked up for fraud after four years on the run

Manuel Rodríguez de Castro, a high ranking ex Partido Popular official in José María Aznar’s government, has been incarcerated in a Madrid prison

Record rainfall sees worst floods since 1940s

Some of heaviest rain on record leads to flood chaos in Andalucia. Here, a submerged house in Jimera de Libar, near Ronda. Picture Karl Smallman.

Sevilla father who lost his son after violent arrest by Spain’s Civil Guard fears cover up in investigation 

A DESPERATE father has shared videos of his son’s arrest by the Civil Guard in a bid to draw attention to what he considers...

First death from mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Spain’s Andalucia

Of the 35 infected individuals, 32 people have required treatment in hospital and six of the residents are in intensive care

Judges in Spain let ‘Wolf Pack rapists’ roam free after delaying 9-year sentence for brutal sex attack

THE infamous gang behind the sex attack that rocked Spain has been spared prison. Three of Spain's top judges made the ruling after the five...

Almost 50% of children in Sevilla live in poverty as Andalucia left behind by economic growth

POVERTY  rates in Andalucia are the same as they were at the height of the crisis. In Sevilla, 40% of children are still living in...

Sevilla residents take to the streets to protest against budget cuts

Up to 500 demonstrators shouted slogans, as similar marches took place across the country

Praise for police who helped save baby’s life in Spain’s Sevilla 

QUICK-THINKING police officers in Sevilla sprang into action after being called to Calle Feria following a report that a father was in a state of...

Fake marriages busted in Seville

NATIONAL Police have arrested 145 people who were involved in marriages of convenience and false documents in Seville.  The perpetrators are charged with arranging marriages...

Barcelona hackers hoodwink phone shops into issuing SIM cards used to clear out bank accounts in Spain

A Barcelona-based gang emptied out people's bank accounts by tricking phone shops to give them replacement phone SIM cards. Eight people have been arrested in...

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

Transatlantic reunion thanks to Olive Press appeal

'Wonderful gift' as Oklahoma-based Eva Weston found her mum's long lost sister in Spain through Christmas newspaper appeal

New data shows the cities in Spain oversaturated with tourists as holidaymakers outnumber locals.

A STUDY by the vacation rental search engine, Holidu, analysed the places in Europe where over-tourism is a major problem and three of Spain’s...

Guerrero is jailed without bail

The former employment minister has been emprisoned for his part in the 1.3 billion-euro ERE scandal
cordoba church row

Spain’s Roman Catholic Church in unholy row

Furious Spaniards are accusing the Church of seizing more 1,000 public buildings to profit from their use

Axed Spanish Ciudadanos councillor Carmen Lopez bares all for a magazine

The former Miss Sevilla, 43, stripped off for a December edition of Interviu

Missing Spanish masterpiece thought lost forever turns up in British castle, and it’s worth millions

Missing Spanish masterpiece thought lost forever turns up in British castle,

Orange blossom, flamenco and a passion for ceramics: How one British author fell in love with Sevilla

BRITISH author Rosanna Ley describes how a taste for orange marmalade led her to visit and fall in love with the city of Sevilla...

Sevilla earns important accolade in 2020 Andalucian Environment Awards

During 2019, the Port Authority of Sevilla along with the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), drew up a project to streamline the management of the wetland area and to promote the marshes as a sustainable and bio-diverse destination

BREAKING: Spain’s Duchess of Alba has died aged 88

The much-loved Spanish aristocrat held an estimated €3.75 billion fortune

Costa Blanca capital roars past Barcelona in Spain’s tourist apartment bookings for 2022

ALICANTE has overhauled Barcelona in the number of people staying in tourist apartments during 2022. A University of Zaragoza study shows there were 155,726 stays...

Spain’s low-cost AVE to triple daily connections with Andalucia before end of year

RENFE’S new low-cost AVE-alternative service, AVLO, which started operating in the south corridor yesterday, June 1, will increase its daily connections from one to...




Play and Prosper: Exploring the Exciting World of Bitcoin Roulette Online Games

The outcome of a rotating roulette wheel can be bet on in the game of Bitcoin roulette, which is offered by online casinos. The...


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