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Spain’s supercentenarians: Deep dive into the lives of the oldest people in Spain

With Spain now home to the world’s oldest person the Olive Press takes a look at the lives of other Spanish supercentenarians Spain now has...

When is Father Christmas in Gibraltar? Where is the Festival of Lights switch-on? Everything you need to know for...

The Rock’s legendary outdoor space will also feature a Santa’s Grotto
Fake Luxury Branded Handbags And Materials Worth €1 Million Seized From Clandestine Factory In Spain's Andalucia

Fake luxury-branded handbags and materials with €1 million retail value seized from clandestine factory in Spain’s Andalucia

A two-year operation to bring down a counterfeit luxury-branded handbag manufacturer has produced three arrests in the Andalucia region. The Policia Nacional visited seven addresses...

Acid attack in Marbella

A 23-year-old has been arrested for the attack which left the victim hospitalised for eight days

Spain’s capital rolls back LGBT+ rights: These are the laws and protections no longer in place across Madrid from...

REGIONAL Trans and gay rights protection laws in the Community of Madrid were in effect repealed on Friday by the Partido Popular(PP) administration led...

Brit Simon Corner’s ex-legal adviser Jason Coghlan slams fugitive over missing Lisa Brown

SIMON Corner's former legal adviser Jason Coghlan has told the Olive Press he 'wants nothing to do' with the arrested Liverpudlian. Coghlan, whose Costa Del...

HIGH COVID-19 case rates continue on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COVID-19 has not taken a seasonal break according to new figures released tonight(December 28) for the Costa Blanca and the whole of the Valencian...

Nearly 400,000 rapid self-testing Covid kits sold in Spain

ALMOST 400,000  rapid self-testing COVID-19 kits were bought across Spain during the first week that they were made available to the public.  A total of...

REVEALED: Storm Herve will be Spain’s next big one… and here’s how it got its name

AS the effects of deadly Storm Gloria are still being felt today, meteorologists will already be looking out for the next big one.  While they...

Expats get down and dirty with Costa Blanca clean-up

A GROUP of determined expats have taken to the streets of Los Alcazares on the Mar Menor coastline in a bid to tidy up...

Multiple hotel staff test positive for COVID-19 in Spain’s Mallorca after having ‘close contact’ with guests – but bosses...

The Ministry of Health revealed that an outbreak had been detected among staff working at the Iberostar Club Cala Barca in Santanyi

Spain’s Benidorm to spend €3.8 million on green projects around city

BENIDORM will spend €3.8 million over the next two years on a project called 'Green and Water' with 15 initiatives aimed to increase green...

Galileo satellite system installation moving from UK to Spain thanks to Brexit, EU announces

PART of the Galileo satellite system installation is to be relocated from the UK to Spain thanks to Brexit, the European Commission has announced. The...

WATCH: Heartbreaking video of black boy forced to leave park in Spain following abuse from other children

THIS is the heartbreaking moment a young black boy was forced to leave a park in Spain after being harassed by other children.  https://www.facebook.com/LaPanderetaES/videos/1735487209841324/ The footage was...

Fire crew deploys ladder to rescue elderly man lying on apartment floor for two days on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 77-year-old Denia man has been rescued by firefighters after collapsing and then spending two days on his apartment floor. His daughter called for help...

World-famous elBulli restaurant to reopen after €10 million revamp… but there’ll be no food served

FERRAN Adria’s elBulli is set to reopen next year following a €10 million revamp. However it won’t be serving the food which ranked it...

Marbella fraudster stole identities to con expat out of ‘thousands’

The Financial Conduct Authority has put out a warning about the conman's bogus investments. Exclusive by Tom Powell

740 kilos of cocaine seized from huge drug trafficking gang in Malaga

A high-profile member of the Dutch Mocro-Mafia is among nine people arrested for operating an international cocaine trafficking ring based out of Malaga.  It comes...

Deadly Asian hornet comes to Malaga city: Swarms hover around terraces and homes

RESIDENTS of Malaga are being overrun with an invasion of deadly hornets that buzz around their properties and endanger pets and children. One malagueño has...

NEW slide on Spain’s Costa del Sol built in same area as old one, which closed 24 hours after...

It comes after Spain’s longest urban slide was permanently removed in August after riders were left severely burned and bruised

Breaking the political deadlock? Spain’s Socialists accelerate talks with leftist alliance Sumar in bid to hammer out coalition deal

AFTER Spain’s King Felipe VI invited Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez to form a government this week, the party’s first port of call was the...

British tourists to help create more than 600,000 jobs in Spain this summer – 140,000 of them permanent

Andalucia will benefit the most, with the influx of tourists creating 28,420 permanent posts

WATCH: Seven high-speed boats seized as drug trafficking gang smashed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MORE than three tonnes of hashish and seven specially-adapted speedboats have been seized in a combined police operation on the Costa Blanca. A total of...

Ryanair sacks Spanish workers who rejected 25% pay cuts

Contracts ‘do not conform’ with Spanish law and could even prompt a visit from an employment inspector

BREAKING: Second COVID-19 related death in a week rocks Gibraltar

A SECOND elderly woman has died with COVID-19 in Gibraltar in the space of a week, although she did not die directly of the virus.

Pickpocket gang pinch wallets and phones in busy areas of Spain’s Valencia

FOUR members of an organised pickpocket gang have been arrested by the Policia Nacional for stealing valuables from public transport passengers and pedestrians in...

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