Sunday, May 31, 2020

Orange weather warning for rain and thunder on Spain’s Costa del Sol today

MALAGA is on an orange warning for rain and thunder today.  Up to 30 litres per square metre could fall in one hour, particularly around...

Three days of mourning declared after Cadiz man stabbed to death

THREE days of mourning have been announced after a Cadiz man was stabbed to death yesterday.  The unnamed 25-year-old succumbed to his wounds after being...

Theresa May laughs off talk of war with Spain over Gibraltar

It comes after Lord Michael Howard said the UK prime minister would be prepared to show the 'same resolve' as Margaret Thatcher did over the Falklands

Huge basement cannabis farm discovered in sleepy Velez Malaga village

Police found 1,399 plants hidden in a house in La Vinuela above Velez-Malaga after neighbours complained of a strong smell of marijuana and incessant machinery noise

Star of Channel 4’s New Life in the Sun pens first column for the Olive Press

GREETINGS readers! Lisa Burgess here, newly minted restaurateur and now Olive Press columnist. Just to recap, in case you missed me on TV this year,...

Inquest into death of missing Amy Fitzpatrick’s brother adjourned

Dean Fitzpatrick had been stabbed by his stepfather Dave Mahon last year, allegedly by accident, he claims

Residents feel shaking as FOUR earthquakes rock Malaga

Although only measuring between 1.7 and 2.1 on the Richter scale, residents felt shaking due to the epicenter being close to the surface

WATCH: Armed British expat robs Costa del Sol hotel dressed as Star Wars Stormtrooper

THIS is the moment police believe a British expat robbed a Costa del Sol hotel donning a Star Wars Stormtrooper mask. A 41-year-old Brit has...

Spain’s Bankia told to cough up €800 million

Several former executives will have to contribute to the bill after thousands of small investors lost money when investing in the bank

Read all about it! Plaques to explain benefits of tourist tax

A SERIES of brochures and plaques are to go up highlighting the good work of the Balearic tourist tax. The plaques are to be erected...

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.

SOY BORIS: UK Prime Minister ridiculed over Brexit stance by Spanish comedian in hilarious sketch

Reyes dons the classic blue suit and tie of the Tory leader, as well as some facial and stomach prosthetics to recreate Johnson’s portly physique

Costa del Sol beach improvements to begin ahead of summer

These improvements have received a municipal investment of €15,000

Fugitive Simon Corner arrested by police in Copenhagen

Boyfriend of missing Lisa Brown facing extradition to Spain

ASHYA KING UPDATE: Prosecutors ask for parents’ arrest warrant to be withdrawn

The parents could soon be reunited with their son Asha

Frisky injury in Tenerife

A 49-year-old woman fell from a balcony while having sex with her husband

Teenage Gibraltarian muscleman smashes world record

EXCLUSIVE: 15-year-old smashES records at WPC Weightlifting World Championships in Portugal

On the gold trail of most wanted expat Mark Acklom thought to be hiding in Spain

An Olive Press investigation has found traces of most wanted fraudster Mark Acklom in Murcia

EXCLUSIVE: Karin Ward’s lawyers head to Spain to track down Freddie Starr

Lawyers heading to Spain to track down disgraced comedian Freddie Starr over million-euro legal bill

Spanish parliament scrap plans to change property law

The proposals were planned to protect homeowners who ‘paid in good faith’ for ‘irregular homes’ constructed on illegal or protected land

Spanish police warn pensioners could be targeted when collecting pensions

The warning comes as many older people are due to collect their pensions and will have to go alone

Jailing of eight Catalan ministers by Spanish judge sparks protests in Barcelona

Carles Puigdemont remains in Brussels after failing to attend court hearing

WATCH: British man arrested in Spain as police seize 2,500 banned ‘Viagra pills’

The pills seized have exciting names, like ‘Boner Gold’ and ‘Maxx Blue’

Pensioner outwits gas conmen… but police don’t judge using fake ID and false uniforms as a crime

EXCLUSIVE: By Giles Brown... Swedish granny captures pair of fraudsters as they try to fleece her of €300
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