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Fabian Picardo’s favourite band Kings of Leon to headline Gibraltar Music Festival

Duran Duran, Tom Odell and Rae Morris are among the other acts playing

WATCH: British boy, 5, receives heartwarming happy birthday surprise from police during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5ySXNjGmzo THIS is the moment police in Spain arranged a heartwarming happy birthday message for a British boy amid the coronavirus lockdown.  Three police vehicles can...

How to remove wet sand from your body in one easy trick

And it works on everyone!

New Brexit minister David Davis’s ‘generous settlement’ for British expats

Top Tory says government may act to stop 'surge' of EU migrants to UK

Missing Amy Fitzpatrick’s stepdad back on the Costa del Sol

Dave Mahon - on bail, charged with murdering Amy's older brother - has returned to Spain for a vigil for Amy

Newborn baby found in Madrid bin

Police found the baby inside a plastic bag in an underground bin

LONG READ: Hanging with Andalucia’s most notorious hippie commune to see if they spread more than peace and love

Following last month’s police raid on a long-time hippy colony near Granada, the Olive Press sent Jed Neill to discover whether these New Age...

BAD FELLAS: Prison guard and 43 others arrested after Cadiz gang teams up with Italian mafia to free cannabis...

The discovery of the plot was made under Operation Alliance, an international investigation involving Spain’s Policia Nacional and Guardia Civil and Italy’s Carabinieri

BREAKING: Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister, Carmen Calvo tests positive for coronavirus

SPAIN’S Deputy Prime Minister, Carmen Calvo has tested positive for coronavirus.

MISSING: Fears for elderly British expat not seen since flash floods hit inland Malaga

A BRITISH man is believed to be missing from Malaga. https://www.facebook.com/OrgullososDeCoin/posts/2300353899993341   Roger Hanks, 73, has not been seen since flash floods wreaked havoc on Malaga and...

British expat ‘stranded’ in southern Spain after ‘ridiculous’ arrest over marijuana plants

A BRITISH expat is demanding answers after a ‘wrongful’ arrest over marijuana plants has left him unable to work for months. Robbie McMiller, 24,...

UK foreign office warns British tourists in Spain of highway robbers

ITV show Good Morning Britain has contacted the Olive Press looking for victims of 'distraction crime' in Spain

A gruesome legacy: The history of shooting in Spain

Graphic content warning: Following the shocking massacre of a landowner's dogs by alleged hunters upset over a hunting ban, we trace the Spanish roots of the gruesome sport

Tennis ace Boris Becker forced to sell his Spanish mansion to settle his debts

Former Wimbledon winner has 276,000 euros worth of unpaid gardening and maintenance bills

BREAKING: Almost DOUBLE the number of people recover from COVID-19 than become infected in Spain’s Andalucia on Monday

https://twitter.com/AndaluciaJunta/status/1330856125458157570 ALMOST double the number of people have recovered from coronavirus than were infected in Andalucia in the past 24 hours.  Figures released by the Junta...

Siestas ‘help treat high blood pressure’

DOCTORS have prescribed afternoon siestas for people who suffer high blood pressure. Scientists in Greece looked at 212 people with an average age of...

Spanish government launches first phase of coronavirus track and trace application

THE Spanish government has launched the first phase of its coronavirus track and trace application.

HE’S THE DADDY: Ex-lover of Spain’s Julio Iglesias speaks out after singer revealed as FATHER of her child

"Julio destroyed my dreams. I should’ve known what I was doing, but it's always the woman who has to pick up the pieces"

REVEALED: Research finds only 33% of Brits believe Brexit was beneficial – and less than half trust Boris Johnson

IN the latest blow for Boris's Johnson, a study has revealed that just 42% of Brits trust the Prime Minister to lead the country...

Learning Spanish: How to get your confidence back in 3 easy steps

It’s tricky mastering a language but don’t give up, writes Grapevine’s Laura Wood

Brits afraid to retire in Spain amid Brexit concerns about pensions and healthcare, claims new study

But expert says British buyers will '(at most) be mildly inconvenienced by Brexit'

Armed police shoot man wearing ‘suicide belt’ in Spain

UPDATE: Man shot dead confirmed as suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan-born, who officers believe was the driver in last week's Barcelona terror attack. ARMED police...

PARKING-GATE: Gibraltar’s Chief Minister looks to put brakes on luxury car parking claims

Picardo has slammed claims he took advantage of his position to obtain double deluxe parking spaces in Midtown Car Park for a reduced rate

Elaborate 12th-century Moorish bathhouse discovered inside Seville tapas bar

A STUNNINGLY ornate 12th-century Islamic bathhouse has been unearthed behind false walls during construction work at a tapas bar in the heart of Seville. Much...

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TORREVIEJA will be staging the region’s first tapas festival in a year over the next two weekends. The sixth “Let’s Go For Tapas” event sees...