Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Costa Blanca

Young Brit plunges from Magaluf balcony becoming second to fall to death in Spain this week

Guardia Civil reportedly had to wake the man’s friends to break the news, they were sleeping and knew nothing of the tragic incident

Dutchman donates 3,000kg of organic ‘solidarity potatoes’ to help struggling families in Javea

NO ONE understands more than the Spanish that potatoes, particularly patatas bravas, were made for sharing. But Dutch resident...

British expat says council on Spain’s Costa Blanca are ‘ignoring’ attempts to rescue mistreated dogs as they ‘know the...

A BRITISH expat who has fought for eight years to rescue dogs trapped in a ‘hellhole’ says town hall councillors do nothing...

French couple, 80 and 66, injured after paddling pool crashes through terrace floor into garage below on Spain’s Costa...

A FRENCH couple were injured in Mutxamel, Alicante, when their paddling pool broke through the terrace where they had set it up.

OLD AGE BENIDORMERS: New two-part series follows elderly Brits still partying, dancing and drinking through ‘penis-shaped straws’ in Benidorm

GRACE cackles loudly as she glugs a bucket of booze through a penis-shaped straw while wearing a red satin hat with 'BAD...

EXCLUSIVE: Passenger tells of ‘massive jolt’ as Balearia ferry hits rock at Denia port with panicked Brit holidaymakers asked...

SHIPWRECK: The Pinar del Rio stuck at the mouth of Denia port A PASSENGER on the Balearia ferry...

‘Legend’ off-duty pilot flies himself to Alicante holiday after passengers faced two-hour delay on EasyJet flight from Manchester

SUMMERTIME, and the living is easyJet! This video shows the moment an off-duty pilot flew himself to his own...

Unions representing 50,000 farmers accuse Segura river management body of ‘criminal negligence’ over devastating gota fría floods

UNIONS representing 50,000 of the nation’s farmers met last Friday with Mireia Mollá, the Regional Minister of Agriculture to accuse the organisation...

Four hamsters in a cage found by rubbish bins in Benitachell on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR little hamsters in a cage have been found by rubbish bins in Benitachell on the Costa Blanca. The...

Spain’s met office warns of another ‘torrential’ gota fría to hit the Costa Blanca from Monday

SPAIN'S met office (AEMET) has today warned against 'torrential' rains expected to hit the Costa Blanca from Monday next week.

“I’M GAY” Man who slit ex-partner’s throat in Denia tells court they never had a relationship and can’t remember...

THE Russian man who allegedly slit his his ex-partner's in Denia last month has told a judge he is 'gay' and 'can't...

REVEALED: French drivers are worse than British for road crimes in Spain

FRENCH and Portuguese drivers are far worse than British, when it comes to driving offences in Spain. The country’s...

TURFED OUT: Artificial grass flop in play park in Denia as ‘cheaper alternative to grass’ ends up plastered in...

IN 2009 it was hailed as a cheaper alternative to natural grass that requires maintenance and frequent watering. But...

FOR SALE: Historic hamlet with 40 houses, theatre and olive press flogged for €90 million on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IT'S a project that could fill an entire series of Kevin McCloud's Grand Designs. Because among the second-hand bicycles...

Leading MEP supports EU citizenship for British expats in Spain as Brexit date looms

AN MEP has come out in strong defence of British expats in Europe ahead of Britain's planned departure from the bloc next month. Guy Verhofstadt,...

FAIR PLATE: Valencian bar pins notice threatening that annoying children will be made to ‘wash plates’

A THREAT of enforced child labour has bizarelly turned a Valencian bar into the most popular spot in town.

Costa Blanca town celebrates citizens’ ‘titanic’ struggle against marching sands

GUARDAMAR will pay tribute to the people that prevented a movement of sand that could have engulfed the town, over a century...

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE SIXTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out this weekend.

Orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S met office AEMET has today issued an orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds battering the Costa Blanca.

REVEALED: The 62 countries which have introduced travel BANS or restrictions to and from Spain over coronavirus pandemic as...

THE list of countries which have introduced some form of travel ban to and from Spain has grown to at least 21.  Donald Trump announced...

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: We are there for you! Olive Press team will work around the clock to deliver your favourite...

THE Olive Press will be distributing as normally as we can this week. Our five regional newspapers are going to print as they always do...

Lawyers can salvage money sunken in off-plan house deposits lost after the financial crisis, write Sun Lawyers

IT was a common scenario...  People would fall in love with an off-plan property (not built yet). Beautiful drawings....

BREAKING: Spain sees biggest daily rise in deaths as coronavirus caseload nears 95,000

A FURTHER 849 people have died from coronavirus in Spain in the past 24 hours.  It is the deadliest day yet and brings the death...

Spanish online sellers flogging Dean Koontz novel at €50 EACH amidst claims 1981 novel ‘predicted coronavirus’

ENTREPRENEURIAL online salesman in Spain are selling a Dean Koontz novel at €50 each amid claims the 1981 book 'predicted coronavirus'.

The Original LOL

NOW most of you reading this will have been ‘lolling’ for years - firstly, back when it became cool to abbreviate every possible word...

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