Monday, April 6, 2020

COVID-19: How one elderly British expat made it from Costa del Sol to London and back in his Citroen...

Once a routine trip, now a journey fraught with hazards and risks

COVID-19: Number of unemployed in Spain surges to record high of 3.54 million

THE COVID-19 outbreak has taken its toll on the country’s unemployment figures as statistics were released by the Social Security department yesterday.

Spain’s Cordoba sees four new COVID-19 deaths as caseload jump to 782

THE Province of Cordoba has seen its number of cases increase overnight to 782, with 41 new reported infections in the past...

BREAKING: Spain will extend its nationwide coronavirus lockdown until April 26

IT'S official... the lockdown in Spain has another three weeks to go.   Pedro Sanchez will announce that he is seeking to extend the state of...

Turkey requisitions respirators meant for Spain that were already paid for

TURKEY has requisitioned respirators that were meant to be delivered to Spain.

Spain’s Ceuta houses 264 Moroccans who were trapped in the city after borders were shut due to the coronavirus...

CEUTA has taken in 264 Moroccans who were trapped in the city after borders between Spain and Morocco were shut.

BREAKING: Spain’s coronavirus caseload passes 124,000 but death and infection rates continue to fall

SPAIN'S coronavirus death and infection rates have continued to fall today in a positive sign for the country's war against the disease.  There were 809...

How Henry VIII gambled away the crown to a cheeky Spaniard

Jack Gaioni reveals a fascinating historical tale that has been buried - until now

Spain’s coronavirus lockdown ‘to be extended another 15 days’ but rules may be loosened

PEDRO Sanchez is expected to make the final decision today on whether or not to extend the nationwide state of alarm.  However the question is...

How a town in Spain’s Andalucia has had ZERO coronavirus cases

A TOWN in Andalucia has managed to remain coronavirus free after cutting itself off from the outside world at the earliest opportunity. Zahara de la...

Over 1,100 people swabbed in Gibraltar as active COVID-19 cases rise again

A total number of 977 swab tests have been conducted, with 270 results remain pending. There are 49 active cases and 46 people have recovered.

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

Find out which regions in Spain experienced the highest decrease in commuting to work, going to the shops, to...

THE region of Valencia and the Canary Islands have the highest decrease of people commuting to work in Spain since the state of emergency.

WATCH: Costa Blanca hoteliers make ‘brilliant’ Hollywood-themed video message to stay indoors during lock-down

TWO GUADALEST hoteliers have recorded a very special video for clients that have sent good-will messages during the Coronavirus lock-down.

Costa Gaels launch fundraiser to donate tablets to Hospital Costa del Sol amid Spain’s coronavirus outbreak

"So far we have already managed to get 20 tablets donated by kind locals and are ordering new tablets for the hospital to be delivered as soon as possible!"

France forced to return face masks it confiscated from Spain a few weeks ago after pressure from the Swedish...

FRANCE has been forced to return the face masks they confiscated from Spain a few weeks ago.

Man sentenced to four months in prison in Spain’s Castilla y Leon for breaching lockdown four times after caught...

A MAN has been sentenced to four months in prison for skipping quarantine in Castilla y Leon.

CORONAVIRUS DIARY: Day 20 of Spain’s lockdown and Mamma lays down Easter break survival rules

Easter at home with no set homework, I’m dreading it already

Spain’s La Casa de Papel season four is available on Netflix today

NETFLIX’S hit show, La Case de Papel has returned for its fourth season.

AXARQUIA turns into winter wonderland after hailstorm and tornados batter the region

INLAND Axarquia saw an impressive blanket of hail fall yesterday after severe storms swept across western Andalucia. Alcaucin, La...

Suspected burglar in Spain jailed for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules

A MAN who was caught apparently breaking into a house has been jailed not for burglary but for breaking Spain’s coronavirus lockdown...

BREAKING: Spain has another deadly 24 hours but coronavirus death AND infection rates decline

SPAIN recorded 932 coronavirus deaths between Thursday and Friday, new figures have revealed. According to the Health Ministry, that brings the total number of COVID-19...

Spain to have potential vaccine for COVID-19 by end of April

The Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque, announced that the vaccine is being researched by Luis Enjuanes and Isabel Sola

Quarter of coronavirus deaths in Andalucia were residents of OAP homes

NEARLY a quarter of COVID-19 deaths in Andalucia have been amongst residents of nursing and retirement homes.  By yesterday...

Last surviving member of Spain’s heroic WW2 ‘La Nueve’ group dies from coronavirus, aged 99

RAFAEL Gomez Nieto, the last surviving member of the ‘La Nueve’, a group of WW2 Spaniards that invaded Nazi occupied Paris in...

Spanish F1 ace Fernando Alonso donates thousands of masks and protection kits to Unicef to combat the coronavirus

FORMULA One legend Fernando Alonso has made a donation of 4,000 protection kits and 300,000 masks to humanitarian aid organisation UNICEF to...