Saturday, May 8, 2021


Sevilla court reopens case of Marta del Castillo’s disappearance

The 17-year-old Sevillian girl was murdered in 2009, her body has never been located

Rain for southern Spain as northern Europe to bask in 30C temperatures

HEAT will build across northern Europe this weekend while southern Spain will have less than average temperatures and rain.  According to the Weather Channel, high...

Which towns in the Vega Baja region of Spain’s Costa Blanca are showing lowest infection rates since last summer?

ACCORDING to Spain’s Ministry of Health, the Vega Baja region has seen the third wave of Covid-19 infections collapse. Six municipalities have not registered any...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out – here’s where to get your free...

OUR 31st edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

Spain ranked in top ten destinations for expats, UK falls 21 places

  A RECENT survey by the Expat Insider ranks Spain tenth in the top destinations for expats in 2017. It rose six places from last year...

Spain makes formal complaint against Royal visit to Gibraltar

Earl and Countess of Wessex due to spend three days on the Rock next month to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Marbella mystery surrounding missing Agnese Klavina deepens: Olive Press Investigates

Police arrest three - one allegedly British - over the disappearance of Agnese, who was out with mayor of Marbella’s stepson on the night she vanished

PICTURED: British boy, 4, who tragically drowned in swimming pool in Spain

THIS is the tragic four-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool in Spain.  Presley Stockton was holidaying with his family when he died at...

Four earthquakes in 48 hours in Gulf of Cadiz

AN earthquake of magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale has been recorded in the Gulf of Cadiz this morning.  The quake struck at 12.10am but...

Ronda’s Casa del Rey Moro saved!

Listed Ronda building finally gets a licence after 14 years of acrimony

In Numbers: End of olive season brings unemployment figures to 2021 low across Spain’s Cordoba

THE end of the winter olive season has brought unemployment figures to a yearly low in Cordoba, however the overall picture remains stable. Recently released...

Balearic Islands are the third most expensive region in Spain to drink a beer

Madrid and Basue Country top list of costliest canas

Spanish judge investigating how PP slush fund files were deleted loses vital evidence

The documents with key information about the illegal PP payments have 'disappeared'

IN PHOTOS: Terrifying images of the Huelva fire, now burning in Doñana National Park

They are still being fought by around 500 firefighters

Spain’s government will investigate soldiers caught drinking beer in public with guns at their feet

Normal procedure would have been for them to leave their weapons inside the guarded vehicle while they took their break.

FELINE GOOD! Volunteers praise ‘huge step forward’ by Costa Blanca municipality to officially authorise street cat feeders

CONTROVERSIAL street cat feeders in Javea may soon be given special IDs to carry on giving food to abandoned felines. It comes after the town...

Costa Blanca entertainers ‘bring the world together’, and defy Spain’s lockdown with all-day charity memorial gig … online

TOP entertainers in the Costa Blanca have come together to rescue a memorial gig that was destined for the Coronavirus chop. Using modern technology and...

Clucking good fun at a Lineker’s hen party!

Laurence Dollimore joins the hen crowd at Linekers Bar, albeit a little overdressed in white shirt and blazer

WATCH: Fireball lights up skies across Spain’s Andalucia

The rock that entered the atmosphere did so at a speed of 133,000 kilometers per hour

TWISTED: Woman ‘snatched’ as a baby in Franco era to be JAILED after Andalucia nun who allegedly stole her...

A WOMAN is to be jailed after the nun who allegedly helped steal her from her parents as a baby sued for defamation.  Ascensión López,...

First ever gay police wedding takes place in Spain

The police pair - from Algeciras - believe their wedding will set off a trend within the police force

Typically chatty public transport users in Spain asked to shut up to help stop spread of coronavirus

PUBLIC transport users in Spain are being asked to keep quiet to help stop the spread of coronavirus.  It’s not something you’d have to ask...

NOT TRUE: Costa Blanca councillor responds to accusations that Denia’s new dog shelter will be a ‘kill station’ for...

DENIA'S councillor for public safety has responded to claims the new municipal dog shelter will become a 'kill station'. Javier Scotto today told the Olive...

Gibraltar marina expansion could make way for 10 superyachts

The 15 million pounds Marina Bay project will see a new tree-lined promenade erected

Rain across Malaga province will intensify as week goes on

THE rain forecast for Malaga province will intensify as the week goes on, AEMET has predicted.  The rain will start from noon today (Monday 26)...

Foiled by fruit – tardy pair of Costa Calida criminals impeded by booty of ‘berries

POLICIA Nacional arrested a pair of serial thieves fleeing from a Cartagena bar, last week. Observant locals had contacted police after witnessing a fruit shop,...




COVID-19 hospital admissions fall to July 2020 levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions attributed to COVID-19 have fallen below the 200 mark for the first time since last July across the Valencian Community. The regional health...