Wednesday, February 1, 2023


Paraglider dies after falling out of the sky in Andalucia

Witnesses said the paraglider was overwhelmed by strong currents and fell into the sea

Historic Olive Press front page calls on Spaniards to join expat fight for dual nationality

The Olive Press has issued a plea to all Spaniards to join British expats' pursuit of dual nationality

Hold on! Making Tax Digital for Income tax delayed until 2024

By Emilia Carvell Following an announcement made by HMRC, it has been confirmed that the mandation of Making Tax Digital for Income Tax (MTD) has...

Mallorca authorities launch investigation into Magaluf bars and clubs’ paperwork

Some 60 bars fined out of 103 establishments inspected

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about ERTE and autonomos during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

As the economy crumbles amid the corona pandemic, this Olive Press business survival guide will help you navigate the rubble

British teen rescued in fall drama on the Costa del Sol

A BRITISH teen girl had to be rescued when she slipped and fell down a muddy bank and knocked herself unconscious, leaving her precariously...

Spain’s PP leader Pablo Casado probed over party’s SECOND fake degree scandal

It comes after former leader of Madrid, Cristina Cifuentes was forced to resign following a fake degree obtained from the same university

FLOATING solar panels connected to grid in a renewable energy first for Spain

A RESERVOIR in the Spanish region of Extremadura is the site of Spain’s first grid-connected  FLOATING photovoltaic solar power plant. Guillermo Fernández Vara, President of...

Private managers get ‘boot-out’ date from running public health in Denia area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE management of the Marina Alta health department in Alicante Province will pass from private to public hands on January 31, 2024. Valencian health minister,...

Controversy after Catalunya given double the amount of COVID-19 relief funds than Andalucia despite having a million less inhabitants

Andalucia, with a population of nearly 8.5 million people, is receiving €600 million, while Catalunya is receiving double that, €1.2 billion

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Olive Press launches FIFTH edition in south-east Spain

As well as being an investigative community newspaper that campaigns on crucial local issues, the Olive Press is packed with gripping features and long reads.

Dutch drug kingpin who botched assassination attempt on Kinahan clan rival arrested by police in Spain

A DUTCH crime boss who Spanish police say fumbled an assassination attempt against a member of the Kinahan cartel has been arrested on the...

Frail old lady assaulted by thief who steals €6000 she had withdrawn from a Costa Blanca bank in Spain

A frail 87-year-old woman was knocked to the ground and had €6000 stolen that she withdrew from a Callosa de Segura bank. The 38-year-old assailant...

Costa del Sol beach SHUT DOWN after bacteria found in water pump

It comes just a week after Playa de Fuentebravia in Cadiz was also closed to the public by the Ministry of Health

Gibraltar police issue warning about Facebook sexual blackmail scam

Gibraltar residents have been targeted by the online blackmail scam

Letter warned Amy Fitzpatrick would ‘disappear’ three years before she vanished

A letter sent to the Irish embassy in 2005 predicted that the teenager would go missing

Costa Blanca resort shows ‘clear commitment’ to environment with new electric vehicles and free charging points for residents

GUARDAMAR del Segura has invested €80,000 in the acquisition of two electric vehicles, designed to collect household waste from local residents. They arrived on Tuesday...

Active COVID-19 cases in Gibraltar go up by nearly 20 overnight

FIVE new COVID-19 cases have been discovered at Gibraltar schools in the last week as cases shot up overnight.

Swiss-Spanish man arrested on suspicion of beheading and stabbing to death backpacker pair in Morocco

MOROCCAN authorities have detained a Swiss-Spanish national in connection with the brutal killing of two Scandinavian backpackers. Maren Ueland, 28 from Norway and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen,...

Chinese tourist arrested in Spain for smuggling 2kg of seahorses in luggage

Malaga airport police arrest Chinese tourist for stashing dead seahorses in luggage

String of concerts set to animate Marbella this summer

Acts include Foreigner, when they will play as part of their much-awaited 40th anniversary tour, and jazz legend George Benson

Youngest bishop in Spain resigns from church to marry erotic novelist

A SPANISH bishop has resigned from his position in order to marry an erotic novelist.   Xavier Novell announced his decision to leave the church just...

Benidorm police seize fake Rolex watches and arrest market traders in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FAKE Rolex watches were part of a big consignment of counterfeit goods being sold to shoppers at a popular Costa Blanca market. The Policia Nacional...

COVID-free: Just 76 of Spain’s 8,131 municipalities had no reported cases since the pandemic’s onset

TWO years and ten million infections after the first case of coronavirus in Spain, there are still some municipalities that can boast to being...

Floods, howling winds and power outages expected across Spain tomorrow as cyclone hits Europe

A HUGE storm is set to hit Spain and western Europe later Sunday into Monday with winds strong enough to cause power outages, travel...





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