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ANALYSIS: Is a volcano on Spain’s Canary Island of La Palma about to blow?

RECENT seismic activity detected on the Spanish island of La Palma have raised fears that a volcano which last erupted 50 years ago  could...

EXCLUSIVE: Scenes from hell as Sierra Bermeja wildfire destroys forest above Spain’s Costa del Sol

A VOLUNTEER firefighter called in to tackle one of the worst blazes to hit the zone this summer has shared his view with the...

Oliver Law: The forgotten story of how a Black American soldier became the first to lead an integrated battalion...

THE Battle of Jarama in February 1936 during the Spanish Civil War served as a brutal reality check for the anti-fascist volunteer army known...

MADDIE MCCANN: From Portugal to Spain and Germany, the search goes on

OLIVE Press editor Jon Clarke is publishing an explosive new book on the Madeleine McCann case. His investigation is the most comprehensive look at the...

Ten of the most desirable (and expensive) delicacies produced in Spain

WE ALL know Spain has good food. But look beyond the paella and tapas and you can discover some of the most expensive culinary...

FOCUS: Meet the expat business owners who have survived and thrived during Spain’s Covid crisis

TIMES have been hard for everyone during the coronavirus pandemic but among the hardest hit are those businesses involved in a hospitality sector that...

Official guide to keeping cool as Spain sizzles in heatwave and mercury soars above 40ºC

Spain is in the grip of its first official heatwave of the summer with temperatures soaring over 40ºC across much of the peninsula. Spain’s national...

HEATWAVE: Weather warnings issued across most of Spain as temperatures soar to 44ºC

SPAIN'S meteorological agency AEMET has issued weather warnings in fourteen regions across Spain as a heatwave, dubbed Lucifer, takes its stifling grip on the...

Barcelona’s People’s Olympiad: The story of the 1936 Protest Olympics that were derailed by the Spanish Civil War

BY Shannon Chaffers THE Tokyo Olympic Games will soon come to a close despite an initial rocky start under a shroud of controversy with Japan...

DON’T LET YOURSELF BE CONNED: Consumers’ union publishes advice to avoid falling prey to holiday rental fraud in Spain...

THE Spanish Organisation of Consumers and Users (OCU) is warning holidaymakers to be careful when renting an apartment for the summer in order to...

Hemingway, my dad and running the bulls of Pamplona

In a moving tribute to her legendary father, American Deirdre Carney explains why she sorely misses running the bulls at July’s postponed San Fermin festival.

LATEST: Spain’s Balearic Islands downgraded to amber on UK travel list

BRITISH Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera would be downgraded to amber from Monday at 4am...

Brits living in Spain ‘furious’ that new quarantine exemption doesn’t apply to those vaccinated outside UK

The quarantine exemption from ‘amber list’ countries such as Spain only applies to those who were vaccinated in the UK, it has emerged. When Transport...

Curfew returns to ‘high-infection’ zones in new anti-COVID measures for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NIGHT curfews will return to areas of the Valencian Community that have high COVID-19 infection rates. Rising coronavirus virus cases among younger people have forced...

LATEST: Tourism boost for Spain as UK drops quarantine rules for NHS vaccinated travellers from July 19

THE British government announced that fully vaccinated people travelling to England from ‘amber list’ countries will no longer have to quarantine from July 19 in...

Explainer: These are the updated rules for those travelling from the UK to Spain from July 2nd

By Alexander Marciniak  NEW rules come into play from Friday July 2, as Spain tightens requirements from travellers arriving from the UK to anywhere in...

British sex offenders could have danger warnings stamped on passports to prevent travel abroad

The British government is being asked to place danger warnings on the passports and driving licences of convicted sex offenders to close the loop...

Spain tightens rules on all UK travellers (including to Balearic Islands): PCR tests or double vaccination proof now needed

SPAIN has changed the requirements for travellers arriving from the UK and will now demand a negative COVID-19 test or proof of double vaccination. Prime...

Everything you need to know about Spain’s new face mask rules

SPAIN'S government has brought in a decree law that outlines the new rules for face mask wearing in public spaces that comes into force...

BREAKING NEWS: Balearic Islands in Spain are included on new UK green travel list

SPAIN'S Balearic Islands have been included on an updated UK green travel list announced by Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps on Thursday evening. This means British...

‘MASKS AWAY’: Pedro Sanchez announces end to wearing face masks outdoors in Spain from June 26

SPAIN is ending the mandatory outdoor wearing of masks a week on Saturday (June 26). Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the news on Friday morning...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat forced to demolish his own villa in Spain or face jail just weeks after wife died

British expat finally demolishes his 17-year home to live in a van on the land.

Residents vow to stop mega solar park that will ruin environment and spoil views in most desirable corner of...

The celebrated green valleys and whitewashed village route around Andalucia are being lined up for a giant industrial makeover, writes Fiona Govan in Gaucin

CONGRATS! Queen honours campaigners who fought Brexit and provide support to Brits in Spain

FOUR Britons behind leading citizens’ rights campaigns in Spain have been awarded MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year. The British Embassy in...

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