Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Activists say one of Mercadona’s biggest free-range egg producers is ‘lying’ about welfare after 39 sick hens rescued from...

ENVIRONMENTAL activists have stormed one of Spain’s biggest egg producers, accusing the company of ‘lying’ after free-range hens were found in ‘terrible conditions’ near...

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to. There are even fewer you can insult a fireman at. The Fogueres de San Joan...

Love Island fail as girls ask if Barcelona is in ROME

THE Love Island girls have suffered an embarrassing geography fail after asking if Barcelona was in Rome. Fans were stunned as Joanna Chimonides, 22, and...

FOR CHRIST’S SAKE: Completion of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia in trouble AGAIN as 3,000 residents fear their homes will become...

A RESIDENT’S association has begun legal action to stop the completion of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia. Construction of the emblematic cathedral stalled after architect Antoni...

EXCLUSIVE: England ace Paul Gascoigne has stayed off the booze and only scrape was breaking thumb on a quad...

BRINGING one of the UK’s most legendary boozers to Benidorm was always going to be risky. But former England star Paul ‘Gazza’ Gasgoigne told the...

British-run transfer company on Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to upgrade VTC-licenced diesel minivan to dual fuel

A BRITISH-RUN transfer company on the Costa Blanca has been the ‘first in Spain’ to upgrade a VTC-licensed diesel car to dual fuel. Alicante Transfers...

WHEN IN CALPE: Ancient Roman mosaics open to public tours

ROMAN mosaics in Calpe have opened to public tours following a recent restoration effort. The Baños de la Reina ruins date back to a period...

Women now breadwinners in a third of Spanish families, study shows

A study from the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (Ivie) tracked female contributions to family coffers between 1980 and 2017. The results showed that families...

British teen headbutted by ram at Terra Natura as parent complains petting zoo has ‘no supervision’

A BRITISH teenager has been headbutted by a ram at the Terra Natura zoo in Benidorm suffering a shock that left her ‘up all...

Mysterious Spanish flyer asks bad parkers to practise ‘colouring in this tortoise’ to learn to keep within the lines

DRIVERS in Spain are notorious for flouting the rules of organised parking. But one do-gooder has been leaving anonymous flyers on badly-parked cars to ridicule...

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 due to...

Loraine Gostling tells the epic history behind Spain’s Moros y Cristianos festival, all from a crumbling laptop

OK so.. I have poured 5kg of crushed ice in a waterproof cooler bag and placed it strategically between my knees and my poor...

WATCH: Well-known British expat commended online for saying ‘Brits in Spain SHOULD speak Spanish’

Those commenting on Matt’s video were mainly in agreement that Brits in Spain should learn the language

Two British mates die in 30ft horror plunge while taking SELFIE on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A third British man, 20, was also present and was treated for shock at the Hospital of Torrevieja

Surveillance helicopter catches man travelling at 223 km/h while ‘on drugs’ near Gandia on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SURVEILLANCE helicopter has caught a man travelling at 223 km/h on the AP-7 motorway near Gandia, on the Costa Blanca. The Pegasus helicopter from...

Tiger mosquitos now in ‘two-thirds’ of Valencian Community as experts blame climate change and the AP-7 motorway

TIGER mosquitoes are have now colonised two-thirds of the Valencian Community, as experts blame climate change and transportation for the spread. Between March 2018 and...

WhatsApping while driving will lose you SIX POINTS from licence, under new DGT plans

WHATSAPP messaging while behind the wheel will soon see drivers lose six points from their licences. The new measures by Spain’s Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT)...

British woman, 36, dies after getting into pool on Spain’s Costa Blanca as authorities suspect heatstroke as cause of...

A BRITISH woman has tragically died after getting into a pool in Orihuela on Spain's Costa Blanca. Authorities are suspecting 'heatstroke' as the cause of...

The Olive Press reviews an illegal art exhibition at one of the Costa Blanca’s most-haunted houses

IT was one of Spain’s most sought-after hotels.  Elites from across Spain came to relax in its hot springs and dine upon plush carpets beneath...

WATCH: Thousands of date palms burnt in UNESCO World Heritage orchards on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Thousands of date palms have been burnt in UNESCO World Heritage orchards in Elche on the Costa Blanca. Thousands of palms were scorched in...

IN PICS: The winning dishes of Masterchef 7, filmed in UNESCO-honoured Denia on the Costa Blanca

THESE are the dishes that won 26-year-old fishmonger Aleix Puig Masterchef 2019. The seventh edition of the hit show was held in Denia and featured...

WATCH: Live Olive Press TV report from Las Hogueras de San Juan in Spain’s Alicante

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Am3ddb2uAJ0&feature=youtu.be

Solar power installations to increase 1,600% this year thanks to repeal of ‘sun tax’, leading industry union predicts

NEWLY installed solar power will see a massive 1,600% increase in Spain this year, according to a leading renewable energy union. The Spanish Voltaic Union...

Cat with FISH HOOK and rubber bait in its mouth caught and treated in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CAT that had a FISH HOOK stuck in its mouth has been caught and saved from agony. The stray was spotted by the port...

Javea Park Car Park resurfaced following ’30 years’ of neglect following fundraisers by Digby’s, the English Barbers and Mr...

A ‘TERRIBLE’ car park in Javea has been resurfaced after ‘30 years’ of neglect. Just under €3,000 were raised by Digby’s Sports Bar and Restaurant,...

El Mirador de Castillo in Benidorm demolished before tourist season in search of ruins the town hall ‘doesn’t know’...

ONE of Benidorm’s most iconic landmarks has been partially demolished in search of ruins that authorities ‘don’t know’ if they will find. Tourists, families and...

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