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

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

Seven defendants accused of plotting Costa Blanca mayor’s murder in brothel VIP room acquitted 14 years after the crime

THIRTEEN years after the mayor of a Costa Blanca town was shot in the face and left to die in hospital the...

10-year-old Congolese boy dies on flight home after Valencian humanitarian doctor ‘saved his life’ removing facial tumour larger than...

A 10-YEAR-OLD Congolese boy whose life was saved when a Valencian humanitarian foundation removed a humungous tumor from his face has died...

British sailor discovers £250,000 worth of Marijuana in the sea off Spain’s south coast

Sailing through the Strait of Gibraltar there are ‘always refugee boats, things like that'

‘English trash’ – Public responds to video of British influencer scaling 11-storey block of flats in Benidorm

RAGING comments have been directed at the video of a British Instagram influencer who filmed himself scaling an 11-storey block of flats...

WATCH: Human trafficking gang that imported nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants arrested in Spain’s Alicante

AN INTERNATIONAL gang of human traffickers that brought nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants to Spanish shores has been arrested. Policia...

BREAKING: Spain’s Madrid airport reopens as police hunt DRONE pilot responsible for shutting down runway after 22 flights diverted...

SPANISH police are actively hunting a drone pilot responsible for shutting down Madrid airport.  At least on drone was spotted flying in the airspace by...

“We’ve never seen anything like it” – Beaches in Eastern Spain lose average of 11m of sand following storm Gloria

BEACHES in Eastern Spain have lost an average of 11.1m of sand following storm Gloria, which hit the coast on 19 January.

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...

Costa Blanca mayor declares city is ‘planting the future’ as Day Of The Tree is celebrated

GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA kicked off a week of activities yesterday with trees and shrubs planted by 500 local school-children.

GALLERY: Costa Blanca city hosts massive medieval market, thousands attend

TODAY is the last chance for Olive Press readers to attend one of Costa Blanca's biggest food festivals.

Costa Blanca city explodes in ‘riot of colour’ at annual medieval market

ORIHUELA became a true “riot” of colour, music and food as the annual Mercado Medieval kicked off in great style, this weekend.

AMAZING VIDEO: Spanish architect strips off to test Europe’s largest overhanging pool, in Murcia

A SPANISH city will soon have the largest cantilevered swimming pool in Europe, the second largest in the world.

Deadline extended for plans to regulate illegal housing for up to 350,000 people in Spain’s Valenciana region

THE INTRODUCTION of plans to regulate “illegal homes” have been given an extension to the end of 2021. Vicente...

Paul Hollywood brother-in-law killed in Spain’s fatal plane crash caused by poor planning

The pilot and his passenger David Hockings died instantly in the crash

Costa Calida cops chase fake fundraisers out of town in high-speed pursuit

A ROMANIAN family posing as fundraisers for a deaf-and-dumb charity, have been detained after fleeing from Cabo de Palos, on the Mar...

WATCH: Costa Blanca’s dildo desperado steals 40 sex toys before sharing them among neighbours

A CALLOSA de Segura woman has been arrested for the theft of 40 ‘Satisfyer’ vibrators from her local store.

Just THREE of 30 urgent flood defences have been built in Alicante province after two decades of waiting

FLOOD defences approved by the Valencian government to avoid damage from storms have only partially been completed nearly 20 years later.

SAFETY FIRST: Emergency staff to flood Costa Blanca streets for annual food festival

ORIHUELA’S Medieval Market will be a lot safer, this weekend, thanks to additional staff on hand to deal with emergency events.

First new cops in SEVEN years to patrol Costa Blanca beaches preventing illegal traders and more

ORIHUELA Costa’s beaches will soon have a far greater police presence, for the first time since 2013. Bathers' security...

Hundreds muck in to clear tyres and plastic trash from Javea’s coastline in efforts to teach children ‘the importance...

OVER a hundred volunteers cleared out worn tires, shoes and plastic bags from Javea's coastline last Sunday following the deadly onslaught of...

Asesor warns British charities are ‘ignoring Spanish laws’ as Costa Blanca shop faces €24,000 fine for not charging VAT...

A LEADING asesor has warned that British-run charity shops are ignoring Spanish laws that require them to charge value added tax (IVA)...

Free buses take food festival lovers to ‘magic’ medieval market this weekend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE HISTORIC centre of Orihuela explodes into life this weekend, as the city celebrates its annual Medieval Market, with 300 food and...

Costa Blanca towns away from the coast MUST work together to improve tourism potential, says Vega Baja councillor

SAN FULGENCIO councillor, Darren Parmenter, attended last week’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, and had nothing but high praise for the...

EXCLUSIVE: Police say washed up body in Ibiza ‘not confirmed’ as missing British kayaker Kenny McPherson despite widespread press...

GUARDIA Civil in Ibiza have today told the Olive Press the body of a man washed up last week is 'not confirmed'...

Costa Calida mayor slams €80m flood defence budget as being less than a third of what’s needed in Spanish...

A COSTA CALIDA mayor has pointed out that although the regional government of Murcia is supporting an €80m plan to prevent flood...

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