Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Cinema in Spain slapped with €3000 fine for banning customers from bringing their own food into film screenings

A 2017 Ministry of Health report said the prohibition of food and beverages bought elsewhere from inside cinemas was ‘illegal and abusive.’

Marbella’s Starlite Festival that starred Kool & The Gang and Jessie J has STILL not paid its €125,000 rental...

The outstanding fees are related to the use of the Cantera de Nagueles auditorium, the venue of the festival used every summer

Huge blaze near Spain’s Malaga Airport that left firefighter burned in explosion is stabilised

The firefighter’s injuries, thought to be to his leg, were treated yesterday afternoon by the medical unit of the Bomberos de Malaga

Brexit could mean a €1.4 billion loss to the tourism sector on Spain’s Costa del Sol, warn experts

The Brexit deadline is at the end of October and the uncertainty has already caused a loss in British tourism in Andalucia by 3.3% in the third quarter of this year.

WATCH: Barcelona police throw old lady to ground and punch man in face, while another loses eye in violent...

Shocking footage posted online appears to show police ramming protesters with vehicles, an officer throwing an old woman to the ground, as well as a man already floored being punched in the face by an officer

Firefighter injured in explosion as he tackles huge ‘caravan fire’ near Spain’s Malaga Airport

Tyres have also been set alight by the fire, prompting the deployment of staff from the Andalucian Health Service

HUGE fire breaks out in car park next to Spain’s Malaga Airport

Around 40 emergency services personal have begun tackling the incident, including firefighters from the Andalusian Emergency Group

‘70% of Spain’s residents are fed up with their job’, among MINDBLOWING stats which show how unhappy the country...

Other data include that 80% dislike Mondays and that only 13% of men and 24% of women think the salary they receive is fair.

With 16 days until Brexit these are the events Brits on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and in...

AS the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to drum up support for his Brexit deal this week, organisations in Spain have...

Politician in Spain’s Sevilla pins wanted criminal against wall after witnessing robbery

Perez jumped off the motorbike and intervened to help the female victim.

Study finds 23% of elderly in Spain’s Andalucia are at risk of poverty, compared to 6.3% in the Basque...

The survey considered ‘elders’ to be those aged 65 and above.

Mother in Spain leaves five-year-old son crying alone on balcony while she parties all night with friends

The boy’s mother returned from partying at 7am on Sunday morning and was informed by neighbours that police had taken her son.

Man who brandished ‘loaded gun’ in hospital arrested before police find knives, crossbow and pistols at his home near...

Police held the man on illegal weapon charges after he had originally tried to hide the gun, which a spokesperson said was ‘ready for use.’

WATCH: Protests at Barcelona’s airport turn violent cancelling 100 flights after Spain’s Supreme Court jails Catalunya leaders

In total 108 flights were cancelled as Barceclona’s main airport was taken over and at least 56 people were injured, with 10 hospitalised

WATCH: Gota fria has left Mar Menor in environmental crisis after THREE TONNES of dead fish pulled from waters...

Thousands of fish and crustaceans have died after suffocating due to the change in the water's properties following last month's flooding

Man arrested after causing panic with fake bomb threat on train in Spain’s Andalucia

A MAN has been arrested after creating a fake bomb scare at a busy train station in Andalucia. The unnamed individual caused 'panic and distress'...

Tickets for Antonio Banderas’s new musical A Chorus Line go on sale today at midnight on Spain’s Costa del...

Malaga-born Banderas, 59, who is also known for Zorro and Puss in Boots, has rekindled his love affair with his hometown after a heart attack in 2017

FEELING HOT: Expat installs Europe’s first solar-heated jacuzzi on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WHOEVER said luxury and eco-friendly couldn’t be used in the same sentence?Expat Peter Spahn has just installed what...

SHOESHANK REDEMPTION: Valencia prisoner escapes jail using his shoelace to undo latch on cell door

A PRISON inmate has escaped from the City of Justice in Valencia by using nothing more than his shoelace.

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic.

Matador boyfriend of the King of Spain’s niece has groin SAVAGELY pierced by a bull in Spain

The bullfighter suffered wounds some 25cm - 30cm deep.

Hero teen praised by Government after diving into sea to rescue sunfish stranded off Gibraltar

“He can be well proud, as I am of him and of all the youth who are so committed to the wellbeing of the environment and of the planet”

Former Catalan leaders who rallied for independence in 2017 have been jailed in Spain

The government has deployed anti-riot police to Catalonia, but so far the interior ministry has refused to say how many.

WATCH: First episode of new Olive Press TV show rounding up biggest news stories across Spain and Andalucia

Every fortnight Olive Press journalists break down the biggest news stories of the last two weeks across Andalucia and Spain

Drunk British mum ‘high on cannabis’ arrested after screaming ‘you can’t f*****g stop me’ on Birthday flight to Spain

She was dragged off the plane by Portuguese police, before being summoned to court in the UK

From nursery nurse to owner of Europe’s best-loved cabaret theatre – British-born owner of Benidorm Palace Christine Climent in...

LAST month Benidorm Palace received its 16 millionth guest.It was the first time the Palace had counted numbers...
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