Saturday, September 19, 2020

Dig for Roman Empire ‘nerve-centre’ begins in Spain

Archaeologists have begun digging in Jimena de la Frontera where they think a Roman ‘nerve-centre’ could be waiting to be discovered

IKEA write hilarious response to corrupt Spanish general secretary’s claim that million-euro-filled briefcase was left by delivery man

The Scandinavian retailer pulled no punches in response to ex-General secretary Francisco Granados ludicrous claim that a money-filled briefcase had been left at his in-laws home by a 'plumber or some delivery person from Ikea'

Ronda chosen as filming location for Swiss car firm’s new creation

The historic town has been used previously as a location in Playstation game Gran Turismo

Scottish drug lord Roy ‘Mr Big’ Dunstance jailed after running operations from Spain

Drug boss Roy ‘Mr Big’ Dunstance was sentenced to 11 years in jail on drugs and weapons-related charges

Solarpack restructures €94 million debt on five of its solar parks in Spain

The five parks include two in Sevilla, two in Badajoz and one in Caceres

VIDEO: TOWIE star Elliott Wright serves drinks on hoverboard at his Costa del Sol restaurant

Jumping on board the latest fad Elliott uploaded a video of himself precariously balancing a bottle of wine on his tray while riding a hover board

Artur Mas refuses to step back from bid to become Catalan president

Junts Pel Si premier in desperate race against time to be backed by fellow secessionists the CUP

One dead and eight injured in head-on crash near Teba

Car with four German occupants collides with minibus carrying seven Japanese on the A367 from Ronda

Spanish farmers union want ban on duty-free Moroccan olive oil imports

COAG Andalucia raised concerns after the annulment of a 2012 EU trade agreement

Mariano Rajoy meets Pablo Iglesias and Albert Rivera for crunch talks

Podemos general secretary expected to reject pact with the PP

Enrique Iglesias Sri Lanka gig organisers should be ‘whipped with toxic stingray tails’

President makes remarks after women throw knickers and bras onstage during Love and Sex tour concert

Rural Andalucian school wins €300 million in El Gordo Christmas lottery

Rural school in poor village celebrates after winning big in national lottery

Lorca adaptation The Girlfriend wins 12 Goya nominations

The 30th annual Goyas awards ceremony takes place on February 6, 2016

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe sentenced for tax fraud

The 82-year-old world-renowned soprano has been handed a six-month suspended jail sentence after admitting to fraud

Barcelona Town Hall slaps online rental companies with large fines

Barcelona Town Hall hits Airbnb and Homeaway with €60,000 fines for advertising unregistered properties

Costa del Sol locals hit fundraising target for operation to save young man’s hand

Manilva community raise €9,000 for Barcelona operation to cure rare wrist disease

Madrid mayor invites 200 homeless people into palace for Christmas dinner

The Madrid mayor invited guests into the Palace of Cibeles to enjoy a lavish meal

Spanish tax agency publishes names of thousands of debtors

Sports figures, estate agents and football clubs all appear on tax blacklist

Costa del Sol Boxing Day sea swim helps raise vital funds for 18-year-old’s operation

St George's volunteers dive in to help Manilva boy in need of operation

RONDA PLANE CRASH UPDATE: Two killed after aircraft hits tree

Victims aged 48 and 51 were on the way home to spend Christmas with their families

King of Spain’s Christmas speech calls for unity after general election uncertainty

Felipe VI due to meet Spain's political leaders in January

Miguel de Cervantes to have star named after him

Campaign also proposes to name the four planets revolving around the star after characters from the novel

President’s club gala Christmas dinner raised thousands for charity

Club set for big expansion in 2016 with 40 more branches planned

Two die in plane crash near Ronda

The search for the missing aircraft began on Thursday but the burnt out wreckage was found on Friday evening

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale uses four-goal match ball as Christmas fairy

The Welsh football star tweeted photos of his new festive fairy following the Bernabeu victory

Homeless charity’s residents make Christmas appeal for funds to help stay open

The Olive Press hears some of the harrowing stories from people who have been helped by Hogar Betania