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Almeria

This traditional town in inland Andalucia has the most bars per capita in Spain: Locals ‘live to eat and...

DISCOVER the Andalucian town with the ‘most bars per capita’ in all of Spain where locals ‘live to eat and drink’.  The mayor of a...

Drought latest: The biggest cities in Spain’s Andalucia will bring in water cuts within weeks ‘unless there is rain...

ANDALUCIA president Juanma Moreno announced in a press conference Thursday that the region’s largest cities will face water cuts in the coming weeks —...

Property ‘scam’ in Spain’s Andalucia: HUNDREDS of buyers pay up to €55,000 each for homes that will NEVER be...

AROUND a thousand people have lost deposits of up to €55,000 for homes in Andalucia and Murcia that are unlikely to ever be built. The...

‘Radioactive water’ scandal: Up to 70% of water consumed in this area of Spain’s Andalucia has been contaminated with...

Do you live in the affected areas? Contact tips@theolivepress.es UP to 70% of water consumed in this area of Andalucia is contaminated with potentially cancerous...

11 NeoNazis in Spain arrested with guns and arms seized as leaders call for government overthrow

POLICE have arrested 11 leaders of a NeoNazi group who allegedly called for their thousands of followers to arm themselves and overthrow the government. During...

Illegal taxi boat service shipping migrants and drugs worth €3 million is busted on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE GUARDIA CIVIL has busted a 'taxi-boat' gang that shipped over a total 68 kilos of drugs worth over €3 million to Algeria and...

Christmas in Andalucia: When will the major cities of Spain’s biggest region turn on their impressive light displays?

THE festive season will kick off in Andalucia this weekend as cities across the region switch on their Christmas lights.  The smell of chestnuts in...

Gibraltar praised as ‘reference model’ for sustainable ‘blue tourism’ after congress in Spain’s Andalucia

A GIBRALTAR expert was guest speaker at a conference in Spain on the making coastal tourism more sustainable, the government reported. Professor Clive Finlayson, Director...

WATCH: Moment baby dolphin is rescued from an illegal net off Spain’s Andalucia – much to the delight of...

THIS is the moment a baby dolphin was saved from drowning off the coast of Almeria after give-it-a-go heroes stepped in.  Video footage uploaded to...

Caught red-footed: Man in Spain’s Almeria province arrested by police after using camera in shoe to repeatedly record up...

A MAN in Spain’s Almeria province has been arrested by the National Police after he was caught using a camera installed in his shoe...

Parents sold teenage daughter for €2,000 to pimp ‘boyfriend’ who sexually exploited her in Spain’s Andalucia

FIVE PEOPLE have been arrested by the Guardia Civil after they rescued a 17-year-old girl who was forced into prostitution at a shanty town...

Student pilot killed in plane crash was 26-year-old Brit who lived on Spain’s Costa del Sol

IT'S BEEN revealed that a British man was one of the two victims in Wednesday's light aircraft crash in Almeria's Cabo de Gata natural...

Two killed in plane crash: Pilot and student, both 25, plunge to their deaths during overnight flight from Malaga...

TWO young pilots died in an aviation disaster when their light aircraft crashed into an Almerian mountain range just after midnight. The victims, an instructor...

Miracle rescue of abandoned and abused horse left to die in Almeria city sparks outrage 

ANIMAL lovers are up in arms after a horse which had been abused and abandoned in the middle of Almeria city was rescued moments...

Charred body discovered in burning car in Almeria: Police launch probe as identity of victim remains a mystery

A CHARRED body has been found in a burned-out car in Andalucia. The grisly discovery was made in Albox, Almeria, on Friday morning. The...

Where are expats choosing to move to in Spain?: Top 10 areas include provinces from Andalucia, Murcia and Valencia

MOVING to Spain is a bucket-list item for many, with some wanting to retire at the beach and some wanting to work in the...

WATCH: New wave of illegal immigration on repurposed narco-speedboats overwhelming authorities in Almeria

NARCO speedboats are being repurposed to bring hundreds of illegal immigrants to Spanish shores, with Almeria becoming ground zero. On Tuesday alone, 186 migrants were...

Lorry packed with rotting vegetables was hiding marijuana worth €1.3 million in Spain’s Murcia

POLICE in Murcia pulled over a lorry full of rotting vegetables and discovered over 220 kilos of marijuana with a retail value of €1.3...

Arrival of 400 migrants on Spain’s southern coasts raises alarms for authorities

BOATS carrying around 400 migrants have arrived on the coasts of Spain’s Almeria, Granda and Murcia in just a few days. In many cases,...

WATCH: Migrants storm beach in southern Spain as authorities reveal hundreds have made the crossing by boat from Africa...

Footage shared online shows a boat bringing scores of young men to shore in Adra, in Almeria. 

A migrant travelling in a dinghy with another 33 people dies near Almeria’s coast

A MIGRANT travelling in a small boat with more than 30 people has died near the coast of Adra (Almeria).   The man was found dead...

Gun-running, drug-trafficking, people smuggling ring bringing people into Spain via Libya and Algeria busted

A HUGE people trafficking gang that smuggled Syrian and Algerian migrants into Spain on speed boats via Libya has been dismantled in a major...

48 black flags handed to environmentally ‘destroyed’ beaches and coastal areas across Spain 

ECOLOGISTS in Action has handed their unwanted black flags to 48 beaches across the Spanish coast.  The environmental group, which exposes a number of beaches...

Elections to be repeated in Andalucian town in Spain after single vote was placed in wrong ballot box 

ELECTIONS will be repeated in a town in Almeria after a vote was placed in the wrong ballot box.  PSOE won the elections in the...

SHORT BREAK: Enjoy the Volcanic Paradise of Cabo de Gata in Spain’s Almeria

FORMED by volcanoes, Cabo de Gata is one of the most unspoilt paradises on the Almerian costa, if not the entire south coast of...

Migrants drown off Almeria coast in Spain after being forced to swim to shore by boat captains

TWO people died on Friday as migrant boat captains forced their passengers to swim to the Almeria shore so that they could flee back...

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