Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Girl, 5, found dead in hotel room in Spain

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl has been found dead in a hotel room in Spain.  The tragic discovery was made in the Hotel Los Bracos in Logrono,...

Spain to combat obesity by increasing taxes on junk food

The new government cabinet have made their intentions clear on the country’s fight against obesity with a proposal to increase the vat on certain, unhealthy foods

Spain welcomes back nationals fleeing China’s corona virus epicentre

SPAIN joins France and the UK in allowing their citizens to return to their homeland

Spain’s Nadal reaches quarter-finals of Australian Open

RAFAEL Nadal has beaten Nick Kyrgios in the round of 16 in the Australian Open.

British expat blasts UK TV programme featuring Brexit voter who moved to Spain’s Costa del Sol as ‘not representative... A BRITISH expat has taken to social media to blast the UK media for 'misrepresenting Britons in Spain'.  Simon Goretti said he 'didn't recognise' the...

Five Andalucians trapped in epicentre of China’s Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ‘desperate to return to Spain’

FIVE Andalucians are desperate to return to Spain after becoming trapped in the epicentre of the Coronavirus in China.  The four from Sevilla and one...

Flu epidemic admissions increase by 50% in Spain’s Murcia region, with 700 new cases reported daily.

THIS winter’s epidemic of influenza in the region of Murcia continues to spread, with higher numbers than ever being reported.

Spain’s Rosalia wins first ever Grammy

ROSALIA has won Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album at the Grammys.

New feminist group on Spain’s Costa del Sol vows to fight for ‘real and effective equality’

There is still much to be done to achieve a society free from sexist attitudes and patriarchal oppression

Woman ‘dies by suicide’ jumping off a bridge onto motorway in Spain’s Mallorca (WARNING: Distressing image)

A woman has committed suicide by jumping off a bridge on a motorway in Mallorca.

Man found with 71 bags of drugs in stomach after killing young man in car crash on Spain’s Costa...

The drugs were discovered by an X-ray machine at the Axarquia hospital, where the 36-year-old was being treated for severe chest trauma

The Alhambra in Granada makes more tickets available to the general public

THE Alhambra has introduced a new measure for ticket sales.

Former British international and Malaga basketball star, Robert Archibald, passes away

FORMER Malaga and Great Britain basketball international Robert Archibald has died at the age of 39.

WATCH: Mother of four arrested for child abandonment after newborn baby girl left in Costa Blanca doorway

NATIONAL POLICE have tracked down and arrested the mother of the baby left in an Orihuela doorway last week.

BREAKING: False alarm as Chinese patient in Granada does not have lethal Coronavirus

Chinese tourist will be kept until result is 100% confirmed today

BREAKING: lethal Chinese Coronavirus fear as suspected case in Andalucia, southern Spain

Spain on alert as Chinese tourist put into quarantine in Granada with feared Coronavirus

WATCH: Hundreds of Chihuahua and Pomeranian puppies due for sale around Spain are rescued from illegal basement kennels in...

POLICIA Nacional agents have arrested five people and rescued 270 Chihuahuas and Pomeranians bred in illegal kennels close to Madrid.

Boris Becker’s old villa in Spain’s Mallorca is now a porno set

A PORNO has allegedly been shot at Boris Becker's former Mallorcan villa, which had been taken over by squatters.

Spain’s Mallorca in talks to limit tourist ships

9 million visitors disembarked last year

Dozens of people trapped in Malaga floods after overnight downpour while huge lightning strike cuts off power to police... DOZENS of residents are reportedly trapped in Cartama following the downpour which began at midnight last night.  The area is now being flooded after the...

WATCH: Did climate change cause Storm Gloria?

Homeowners who watched their houses crumble into the sea in Denia on Spain's Costa Blanca say 'if you can't see it you're blind'. Denia's Maritime...

WATCH: Emergency declared in Spain’s Malaga as cars left stacked upon each other and homes and businesses wrecked while... MALAGA has reactivated its emergency protocol after areas of the province have been left heavily damaged by a fresh onslaught of stormy weather.  In Campanillas,...

Following the legacy of Spain’s most famous poet and playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca

Dimitris Kouimtsidis explores the fleeting life of Spain’s most famous poet, snuffed out for being gay, socialist and ‘undesirable’

Irish terrorist captured on Spain’s Mallorca

two British agents posed as a Serbian businessman and his girlfriend on holiday

Dramatic image captures ‘the power of nature’ with ‘The Leaning Tower of Guardamar’ in Spain’s Costa Blanca

OLIVE PRESS reader, Gary Cummings, of Formentera del Segura, sent us this dramatic picture of what he describes as 'The Leaning Tower...

BREAKING: ORANGE weather alert activated for Spain’s Costa del Sol as rain, hail and storms intensify overnight (IN VIDEOS) AEMET has been forced to upgrade the weather alert for Malaga to orange following a sharp increase in storms, hail and rainfall. Things took a...