Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Spain’s Olympic sailing champion Xabi Fernandez navigating worlds most gruelling ocean challenge

Seven teams of intrepid yachties are travelling across the world and back on the longest route since the event’s inception in 1973.

Spain’s Fernando Hierro steps down from his role as national team manager

FERNANDO HIERRO, who managed Spain’s disastrous world cup campaign, has left his role as national team manager. Potential new replacements are now being lined-up...

Spanish civil servants set to lose out on public healthcare

Triggered by cuts in hospitals and doctors paid by Muface

Drug traffickers who rescued Guardia Civil officers following boat collision locked up without bail

The fact that they rescued the policemen did not help their cause, authorities told press today

Warm weather returning to Spain’s Costa del Sol this weekend starting TODAY

MALAGA province is set to see warmer temperatures from today and throughout the weekend.  According to weather agency AEMET, there will be no rainfall until...

Gibraltar releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 amid US opposition

Grace 1 had been carrying Iranian oil when it was stopped by Royal Marines on July 4, triggering an escalation with Tehran

House prices in Barcelona soar by 19% in first quarter of 2017

The going rate in the Catalunyan capital is now around €4,100 per square metre

British tourist, 15, raped in Mallorca hotel sauna while on holiday with family

A 15-year-old British tourist was raped in a hotel sauna in Mallorca while on holiday with her family. The...

Spain sets sights on superstar Shakira in tax probe

The 40-year-old declared in 2015 that Spain was her official residence but the tax authorities say she was earning money and not paying tax before then.

Danish woman was suffocated to death in hotel in Axarquia

Further tests are required before police decide to charge the woman's partner on suspicion of murder

Europol help police in Spain dismantle cryptocurrency money laundering ring

It comes as bitcoin worth €37 million was stolen by hackers from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges

Killer who fled to Marbella jailed for 15 years

Abdullah Amouri, was the driver for Denny De Silva, 23, who blasted Romario Green, 20, in the chest with a shotgun

Dead body washed up on Spanish beach

Local police were called to the scene at around 9 am today

Flamenco fashion show turns heads in Sevilla

The weeks aim is to promote flamenco dress as a 21st century fashion

Spain ski miracle

Lost ski instructor saved after using camera flash to guide rescuers

8,000 sign petition to stop bullfight in southern Spain

Four representatives of the Campo de Gibraltar anti-bullfighting movement handed the petition in at the town hall

Spandau Ballet’s Steve Norman holds meet and greet for fans in Spain’s Andalucia THIS WEEKEND

The Gold performer will treat revellers to an exciting mix of tunes by David Bowie, Iggy Pop and of course Spandau Ballet

Catalan parliament to meet as direct rule imposed by Spanish government

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis denies 'coup' by Madrid

COMPETITION: Another chance to win our Christmas giveaway

READERS have one final chance to bag a stunning mural that promises to revolutionise your home. The winner of the Olive Press’ Christmas competition, will...

Mahou San Miguel beer invests over €3 million into Malaga brewery

MAHOU San Miguel has invested €3.7 million into its Malaga brewery. The figure is a 76.2% increase on last year, and includes 31 projects aimed...

Climate change is bringing more giant 40kg jellyfish to Spain’s Costa del Sol

A GIANT jellyfish has been discovered in off the coast of Ceuta by the Centre for Studies and Conservation of Marine Animals (CECAM). The find...

Everything you need to know about King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia’s state visit to the UK

The visit is seen as fundamental in smoothing relations with Spain, a key negotiating partner in the Brexit negotiations

Chimney fire guts Andalucia’s most exclusive hotel

Firemen used snow cannons in desperate attempt to put out fire at The Lodge Hotel in the Sierra Nevada skiing resort

Pope Francis fuming after Vatican police raid ‘drug-fuelled gay orgy’ at home of top cardinal

Police were called to the apartment by neighbours who complained of loud noises

EXCLUSIVE: Dozens of Starlite goers still waiting for refunds worth thousands four months after Bocelli cancellation

FURIOUS concert goers have blasted Starlite after still not receiving their refund for a cancelled gig in August. It comes four months after the Marbella...