Sunday, January 19, 2020


Children and elderly warned as air pollution reaches record levels in Spain’s Murcia

MURCIA city has been forced to introduce special measures after its air pollution levels rose to new heights.  The...

Spain’s Murcia region enjoys it’s warmest December this millennium

THE MURCIA region has just enjoyed its warmest December since 1995. Figures from the State Meteorological Agency (SMA) show...

Costa Calida shows continued growth in house prices, but Spain averages are still a THIRD less than 2007

THE Costa Calida saw some of the biggest property price increases last year. Murcia as a region saw an...

‘Titanic’ prize in special raffle for exhibition visitors to Spain’s Murcia

A FASCINATING exhibition on the world’s most famous sunken ship has opened in Murcia. REPLICA: A huge model...

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

THE FIFTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now. OUT...

Conman accused of stealing expat’s BMW claims his transport company left it in northern Spain due to ‘paperwork problems’

A CONVICTED British conman has been accused of striking again in a car transport scam running up and down the Costa Blanca.

Patisserie Porn – Sex toys baked into festive dishes at Costa Blanca baker in celebration of Reyes.

VIBRATORS, Chinese balls and other sex toys were baked into pastries by an Elche pastry company to celebrate Reyes, this weekend.

Costa Blanca airport soars high with a record 15 million passengers passing through

AN 8% increase in travellers throughout 2019 means that Alicante-Elche Airport will close the year having dealt with over 15 million passengers.

Dozens arrested in toxic shame of 30 Spanish waste disposal companies

GUARDIA Civil and Europol have arrested 68 people at 30 companies involved in illegal gas emissions polluting the air we breathe with...

British expats forced to patrol own streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca after spate of violent muggings

EXPATS are being forced to patrol their own streets after a series of violent muggings The group of...

Winter beach activities are “more than viable”, says Costa Blanca official

WINTER activities on Orihuela Costa have been a ‘complete success’. Over nine weekends since October 13, hundreds of expats...

WATCH: Dramatic moment boy, 4, saved from choking to death by police officer in southern Spain THIS is the moment a quick thinking Policia Nacional agent saved a boy from choking this week.  CCTV footage shows...

Cannabis cops mixed up in Mar Menor marijuana mountain

A PAIR of Spanish policemen are among 26 accused of bringing over two tonnes of drugs onto the Costa Blanca.

‘CRITICAL CONDITION’: Child in coma with alcohol poisoning after passing out from booze session near Murcia railway line

The youngster was attended by Policia Local officers and two ambulances before being rushed to the University General Hospital

Family ties forging the way for Costa Blanca business built on traditional values

KEEPING it in the family has been the key to the success of local estate agency, Casas Manuel. “You’d...

Los Alcazares mayor says ‘mud-filled drains’ from September’s gota fria to blame for fresh flash flooding

THE mayor of a Costa Blanca town hit AGAIN by flash floods has blamed mud-filled drains gone neglected since September’s deadly gota...

The Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out, here’s where to get your copy!

The Olive Press’s second Costa Blanca South and Murcia edition is out. From Mazarron to Gran Alicant and everywhere...

Hit the Tapas Trail in Torrevieja this weekend, 36 bars involved – download map here!

IF YOU missed out on the Tapas Trail in San Fulgencio at the weekend, you still have time to prepare for Torrevieja’s...

Costa Blanca canine crowned ‘the most beautiful dog in Spain’

AN ALMORADI dog named ‘A Blaser de Mil Lunas’, received the accolade of being named Spain’s most beautiful dog in his class.

Spain’s far right Vox party wins most votes in Murcia at Spanish General Election

Turnout at the general election, which was narrowly won by the PSOE, was only 73.53%, three percentage points down from the April elections

Snow falling in Spain’s Mallorca, while Costa del Sol, Balearics, Murcia and Costa Blanca on weather alert for 120...

ON Spain's election day, the first snow of the year has been reported in Mallorca, while much of the country has weather...

NEW store stocking thousands of Tesco products opens in Spain’s Murcia

There are 7,500 lines on offer, including many from Tesco’s ‘Finest’ range

Dad arrested after ‘locking screaming daughters in office’ for THREE DAYS before police broke down door near Spain’s Costa...

Police broke down the front door of the establishment, before rescuing the ‘screaming’ girls and placing them in the care of their mother

The Olive Press’ brand new Costa Blanca South /Murcia Edition is on its way

Our fifth edition prints 10.000 copies tonight!

WATCH: British expats and Spaniards protest after 3 million fish found dead in Spain’s Mar Menor catastrophe

Local fishermen also wore black, in memory of the fish that perished in the shallow waters

Minister demands ‘honesty’ from local government after Mar Menor ‘environmental emergency’

SPAIN’S Minister for Ecological Transition has demanded answers from the Government of Murcia over the ‘environmental emergency’ at the region’s Mar Menor.