Sunday, July 12, 2020

Olive Press one of a handful of Spanish newspapers to win key journalism award from Google

THE Olive Press stands for strong, independent, investigative local journalism. And you don’t have to take our word for...

IN DEPTH: Police in Portugal start searching wells in Maddie McCann case as investigations intensify

POLICE in Portugal have begun to search in various locations, some 20 minutes inland from where Maddie McCann was allegedly snatched.

‘TYPICAL SPANISH’: Why British expats in Spain need to stop using this derogatory phrase

By Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson I HAVE supported the British community in Spain in a number of articles over...

28 arrested in Spain for smuggling migrants from Morocco to the Canary Islands in rubber boats

SPANISH police have arrested 28 people who were part of a ring that smuggled migrants to the Canary Islands in rubber boats.

Wedding in Spain sees 23 people test positive for COVID-19

SOME 23 people have tested positive for COVID-19 after an outbreak at a wedding in northern Spain. It is...

Red Hot Chili Peppers announced for Madrid’s Mad Cool festival as 70% of lineup revealed

THE Red Hot Chili Peppers have been announced for the rescheduled Madrid Mad Cool festival in 2021. The LA...

Spain deploys more than 40,000 extra cops to tackle rowdy tourists and crime this summer

The goal is to ‘guarantee the protection of the summer season’ and ‘consolidate Spain as one of the safest destinations in the world.’

Masks obligatory in Spain’s Balearic Islands from Monday – what you need to know

Those caught not wearing a mask will face fines of €100, regardless of whether or not they are maintaining social distancing

Ex-lover of Juan Carlos I claims she was given €65 million out of ‘gratitude’

GERMAN aristocrat Corinna Larsen says her former lover, King Juan Carlos gave her €64.8 million ‘out of gratitude and love.’

Global warming to bring Spain temperatures of up to 50C, extreme drought and flooding and sleepless tropical nights by...

In its prediction, it forecasts the summers by 2050 will be ‘immersed in a heat wave’, with the mercury ‘easily’ reaching 42C in Madrid, 44C in Bilbao, 45C in Valencia and 49C in Sevilla and Cordoba

OPINION: As Black Lives Matter sweeps the globe, is it time for Spain’s most notorious expat racist Leapy Lee...

HE has been at it for two decades… but now the world has changed, is it time for Leapy Lee to stop...

BREAKING: Scotland will NOT scrap quarantine for Brits returning from Spain

SCOTLAND has announced that it will not lift the quarantine for people travelling from Spain, despite UK wide plans to lift the measure on June 10.

Expats destroyed vital DNA clues as Maddie suspect linked to more sex crimes and potentially a child rape in...

One expat questioned whether he could have been involved in a child rape during the Dragon Festival in Granada in 2007

Spain’s Guardia Civil releases video warning about dangers of taking selfies

THE Guardia Civil has released a video warning about the dangers of taking a selfie and how to make sure you don’t die in the process.

British expats and tourists plotting to break COVID-19 quarantine rules by travelling to Portugal via Spain as UK Foreign...

British expats in Portugal are helping their compatriots in England skip quarantine by advising them to travel via Spain and lie about their movements

Deaths in Spain from swimming in unsupervised areas rise alarmingly in June

From January 1 to June 30, 111 deaths by drowning have been recorded.

Spain to lock down 70,000 people in Galicia – country’s second COVID-19 confinement in 24 hours

SOME 70,000 people have been ordered to lock down in Galicia tonight after a local COVID-19 spike. The Regional...

Police in Spain launch probe when man complains condoms were too short for him

A DISAPPOINTED man put in an official complaint when he bought condoms that turned out to be too small for him.

RECIPE: Two rustic Spanish tapas you can easily make at home

FOR the last few months they have been holed up in Granada following a coronavirus travel nightmare (see Olive Press Issue 340,...

The history of Spain’s iconic chiringuitos

THE sight of chiringuito beach restaurants putting out their parasols is the annual signal that summer has arrived. A...

Spain locks down 200,000 people in Catalunya after local coronavirus spike

SOME 209,000 people have been re-locked down in Catalunya following a local spike in new COVID-19 infections. A perimeter...

Multi-millionaire rocks art world with removal of Mata Mua painting from Madrid gallery as talks with Spanish Government crumble

KNOWN as ‘La Misteriosa’, she has shadily presided over an art collection worth €390 million that counts Matisse, Picasso and Rodin among...

Madrid sees first outbreak of COVID-19 since end of state of alarm, bringing total in Spain to 67

Five employees have tested positive, while another 18 people, made up of 12 family members six other workers, are being monitored

‘Covid taxes’, hotel deals and the price of a pint – what can Brits expect on holiday in Spain...

THOUSANDS of hotels and restaurants across Spain have reopened in a major boost for the economy. Some 12% of...

BREAKING: England officially scraps quarantine for tourists returning from Spain, France and elsewhere

ENGLISH tourists will not have to quarantine after returning from Spain, it has been confirmed. Other countries included...

Unemployment figures in Spain rose by more than 5,000 people in June

UNEMPLOYMENT in Spain has risen by over 5,000 people in June.
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