Monday, April 6, 2020

Sending out an SOS: Costa Blanca community radio station reaches out for listeners’ help

COMMUNITY radio station, Big Radio Spain, is reaching out to its legion of loyal listeners to help it survive the crippling Coronavirus...

Worried UK family reach out to Olive Press readers to help care for their ill relative, 72

AN urgent plea has gone out to expats in the Costa Blanca South to help a very sick British pensioner suffering from...

REVEALED: When lockdown is predicted to end in Spain as experts say country’s coronavirus hospitalisations have already peaked

SPAIN has already passed its peak in terms of coronavirus hospitalisations.  That's the consensus made by the research team at the University Institute for Multidisciplinary...

Spain’s Carlos Sainz Jr. agrees to a pay cut with McLaren due to the coronavirus crisis

CARLOS Sainz Jr. has agreed to a pay cut amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Parking lot in Spain’s Catalunya turned into coffin depot to deal with huge number of deaths due to coronavirus...

A PARKING lot in Catalunya has been turned into a coffin depot due to the coronavirus crisis.

It was right to reveal possible COVID-19 death, says Gibraltar Chief Minister

A 57-year-old local man 'may have been' the first victim from Covid-19, according to the Chief Minister of Gibraltar as two elderly people turn up positive.

WATCH: Armed police bust ‘dangerous’ drug trafficker who smuggled cocaine into Spain’s Mallorca from Barcelona

The criminal gang allegedly smuggled large quantities of cocaine from Barcelona into Mallorca

Child abuse cases in Spain are increasing during the coronavirus lockdown

CHILD abuse cases in Spain have risen during the state of emergency.

Pensioner murders her husband and then takes her own life in Madrid after he allegedly abused her

A 66-YEAR-OLD woman has stabbed her 68-year-old husband to death and then taken her own life at their home in Madrid.

WATCH: Hail batters Spain’s Costa del Sol as SNOW blankets parts of Malaga THIS is the moment a freak hailstorm battered the Costa del Sol this afternoon.  The clip shows large hail stones falling in San Pedro de...

Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to climb on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MALAGA has seen its number of coronavirus cases continue to climb along with its death toll.  The total number of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the...

Madrid to ask other regions in Spain to cremate bodies of coronavirus victims as funeral homes ‘collapsing’

MADRID has been so overwhelmed by coronavirus deaths that its crematoriums are collapsing under the pressure.  The 4,715 deaths caused by COVID-19 in the region...

UK searches for holidays in Spain in 2021 skyrocket by a staggering 1,600%

BRITISH searches for a holiday in Spain in 2021 have skyrocketed by more than 1,600%.

Spain’s king and queen cancel state visit to USA in midst of coronavirus pandemic

SPAIN’S King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia have postponed a state visit to the USA due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

BREAKING: First suspected DEATH in Gibraltar from COVID-19

A MAN has died in Gibraltar after having Coronavirus symptoms, followed by a heart attack although his swab results were still being processed.

BREAKING: Spain experiences record number of deaths in a single day, with total fatalities now exceeding 10,000

SPAIN has experienced another day with record breaking deaths due to coronavirus.

Costa Blanca animal rescue names newborn kitten after Olive Press reporter that saved his mum

A RESCUE kitten has been named after Olive Press reporter, Simon Wade. It came after our hardy hack ventured...

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE ELEVENTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now. OUT...

British expat receives ‘frightening threats against her family’ after accusations of spreading Covid-19 around the world – she says...

A BRITISH expat accused of ‘denying’ self-isolation rules and spreading Covid-19 across the world has responded after receiving ‘frightening threats’ against her...

UEFA extends deadline for leagues to complete their fixtures until July 31, while suspending Champions League indefinitely

UEFA has extended the deadline for all European leagues to complete their fixtures until July 31.

Volunteers wanted as nursing assistants in Gibraltar COVID-19 fight

The number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Covid-19 in Gibraltar has risen to 81, with 47 active cases out of the 559 tests which have been received.

BREAKING: Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

WIMBLEDON has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

Man arrested for attacking police after knifepoint robbery in Andalucia

He made off with €400 from the cash register after threatening the employee

SPECIAL DISPATCH: Life during coronavirus lockdown in Spain’s Palma de Mallorca – Why the spirit of the island reigns...

An eerie stillness has settled upon a once teeming capital, but the community spirit is stronger than ever

China prohibits companies from exporting coronavirus supplies without a quality certificate, following the faulty tests that were sent to...

CHINA has prohibited companies from exporting Covid-19 supplies without a quality certificate.