Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Spain’s Malaga airport closes T2 for first time in history due to COVID-19

This is the first time Malaga’s Pablo Ruiz Picasso (T2) will close since it opened in 1991

Travel bubble setback as Benidorm records two COVID-19 outbreaks on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in Benidorm which has been trying hard to promote itself as a 'safe' destination for UK...

EYE ON IBIZA: Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke discovers why despite coronavirus, it’s more than all white on the...

WE’RE eating €8 sausage sandwiches with thinly-sliced Toro tomatoes, washed down with ice cold Estrella Damm lagers and...

Gibraltar braces itself for hard frontier as Brexit No Deal looms

ALL Brits including Gibraltarians could be forced to wet stamp their passports when they go to Spain if there is no UK deal with the EU.

Flood-devastated area of Spain’s Costa Blanca in 2019 sends €4 million repair bill to river authority

ALMORADI council has demanded €4 million of compensation for property damage caused by last September's record-breaking floods. The Vega...

Rise in numbers of Spanish entrepreneurs setting up businesses during Covid – but female businesses are still outnumbered by...

PLUCKY young entrepreneurs are refusing to let COVID-19 stop them from a profit. Encouraging figures released by the Association of Statistics of...

Winner takes it all: Who can make the most money off a hypothetical wad of cash?

Olive Press columnist Giles Brown has been pipped to the post in a €100,000 investment challenge organised by BINCKBANK Marbella. 

Spain’s Andalucia records deadliest COVID-19 figures since end of lockdown

There are currently 940 people with coronavirus in Andalucian hospitals, of which 120 are in intensive care

Malaga province on yellow alert for rain, hail and storms on Friday

The storm is said to have 'tropical characteristics' and will bring heavy rainfall, hail and lightning

Pregnant woman injured in car crash with drug traffickers being chased by police on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The pregnant woman is reported to be in her 30s and the seriousness of her injuries are not known

Benidorm wants UK government permission for a special flight to Spain’s Costa Blanca in plea to create safe ‘travel...

BENIDORM wants the UK government to green-light a charter flight to help promote the Costa Blanca resort as a safe area for...

Two human skulls unearthed in ‘Stonehenge’ type dolmen discovered in Spain’s Malaga

In just one week human remains and a new, never before identified ancient structure have been discovered

Volunteers quit COVID-19 vaccine trials after side effects mar Phase 2 testing in Spain

The concerns arose after side effects were reported in the Madrid-based vaccine trials on a subject in the UK

More than 43,000 people put on ‘partial lockdown’ in Spain’s Palma de Mallorca to combat spread of COVID-19

Tomorrow, parts of Arquitecte Bennazar will face confinement, joining Son Gotleu, Can Capes, Soledat Nord and Son Canals which became 'hot zones' last week

Theories behind origin of black panther in Spain’s Granada point at drug lord or tycoon

It is believed that the animal could have entered the Granada province from Malaga through Zafarraya

New COVID-19 cases are halved over 24 hours across Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have seen a dramatic fall over a 24-hour period. Wednesday evening's...

Drug lord captured as Spanish police arrest 29 in gang crackdown across Malaga, Seville and Cádiz

THE HEAD one of Europe’s biggest drug gangs was arrested in Spain after a major sting operation.  Leader of...

Spain jails ex-colonel for murder of five Jesuits in Salvador Civil War

Former army colonel and government security minister Inocente Orlando Montano has been sentenced to 133 years in jail for the murder of...

Spain sees deadliest COVID-19 day since end of lockdown

Despite the worrying numbers, health leaders, including Health Minister Salvador Illa, say the situation is 'stabilising'

Spain’s Andalucia registers 915 COVID-19 cases Wednesday with 16 deaths

Malaga yet again recorded the most cases on Wednesday with 306, followed by Sevilla with 224, Cadiz with 145 and Cordoba with 109

New picture of black panther re-ignites search in sleepy village in Spain’s Andalucia

The image has struck fear in the population of roughly 600 while the local government has advised residents to steer clear of the countryside

Crooked businessmen fined almost €20 million over tax fraud scandal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EIGHT ORIHUELA area businessmen have been convicted of a €9.6 million tax fraud and will have to pay back double what they...

Cuban kingpin couple who supplied cocaine to ‘majority of dealers’ across Spain’s Mallorca brought down

As part of 'Operation Gunpowder,' 16 'members' of the gang were arrested in multiple dawn raids

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca are struggling to fill up even a third of their rooms

A COSTA BLANCA hotel association leader has branded travel quarantines and restrictions as 'absurd'. Toni Mayor, president of the...

Ibiza follows Spain’s Palma de Mallorca in enforcing partial ‘lockdown’ to halt COVID-19 infections

In Ibiza, the centre of San Antonio and Ibiza Town will face similar restrictions that were laid down in Mallorca from Friday

Spain extends non EU entry restrictions until the end of the month as Madrid considers local lockdowns

SPAIN has announced this morning that it will extend restrictions on all non essential travel from outside the European Union until September...