Sunday, December 15, 2019

Obesity on the rise in Spain as almost HALF of children have ‘unhealthy weight’ while 1 in 4 adults...

OBESITY is on the march in developed countries and Spain is no exception.  That's the warning from the president of the Spanish Society for the...

Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera resigns after shocking performance in Spain’s general election

CIUDADANOS leader Albert Rivera has resigned today after his centre-right party was almost wiped off the map in yesterday's general election. The C's, as its...

Olive Press offers Greta Thunberg lift to key Spain climate summit

“It turns out I’ve travelled halfway around the world, the wrong way,” the teen wrote on her Twitter account, which has three million followers

WARNING: Deadly LISTERIA detected in popular Aldi product in Spain

ALDI has sounded the alarm after one if its products was found to be contaminated with listeria.  The warning at the weekend came just days...

HUNG PARLIAMENT: Spain’s socialist PSOE wins election but no party has absolute majority

A left wing block of the PSOE, Podemos and Mas Pais only adds up to 159 seats, 17 short of a majority

F-RIGHT NIGHT: France’s Le Pen and Italy’s Salvini congratulate Vox after far-right party becomes third biggest political force in...

FAR-right leaders in Europe are beaming with pride tonight after Vox surged in the Spanish polls to become the third biggest political force in...

Far right and anti-immigrant party Vox win big in British expat hotspots on Spain’s Costa del Sol

SPAIN'S far right party Vox has emerged from today's general election as the third biggest political force in the country.  Running on a campaign which...

Polls close for Spain general election with socialist PSOE set for slim win and far right anti-immigrant Vox predicted...

Voter turnout was last calculated at 6pm, when it was put at 56.8%, four points lower than on April 28

Europe’s first case of dengue fever transmitted by sex recorded in Spain

“To our knowledge, the first sexual transmission of the dengue virus among men who have sex with men”

Voter turnout drops as Spain heads to polls for fourth general election in four years

Voter turnout at 14:00pm today was recorded at 37.93%, 3.6 points less than in April, reflecting Spaniards’ apathy at yet another election

EXCLUSIVE: Killer drug Nolotil still being handed out without prescription on Spain’s Costa Blanca despite ban

The Spanish Medical Agency (AEMES) banned the medication’s sale without a prescription last year.

SPAIN ELECTIONS 2019: Who’s contesting it? What do they want? Who will win?

Spaniards are heading to polling booths for the fourth time in four years this weekend as voters hope to bring an end to the country’s political stalemate. But what are the main parties all about?

Spaniards worse at speaking English than Romanians, Serbians and Greeks, new study finds, but who are Spain’s worst linguists?

Andalucia was the sixth worst region, ahead of Valencia, the Canary Islands, Murcia, the Balearic Islands and Extremadura

Expat priest ‘raped poverty-stricken girl’ INSIDE Evangelical church in Spain’s Madrid and ‘gave her €50 each time for her...

A PRIEST has been arrested after allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old church-goer. The 49-year-old allegedly took advantage of the girl, knowing her family were extremely...

UK police in diplomatic pickle after calling Spain’s arrest warrant for Catalan separatist leader ‘disproportionate’

British authorities have since backtracked on the comments, trying to pass them off as a misunderstanding.

Mystery as two dead and burned bodies found in abandoned home in Spain

TWO dead bodies have been found in an abandoned home in central Spain.  The gruesome discovery was made in a property in Quintanar de la...

Spain’s moderate Ciudadanos party in CRISIS as its voters leave in droves to support far right Vox in snap...

Vox is set to gain 14% of the overall vote, after the PP in second place (21.2% and 91 seats) and the left wing PSOE first (27.3% and 121 votes)

Gang accused of raping ‘unconscious’ 14-year-old in Spain’s Barcelona CLEARED of most serious charge because victim was drunk

The men were convicted of the lesser crime of sexual abuse of a minor and sentenced to between 10 and 12 years in prison.

Number of mortgages registered in Spain takes 30% nosedive due to new law, which affects expats

The poor mortgage data has been blamed on Spain’s new property law, which was implemented this summer

Suspicions abound after young university graduate spends €40,000 on Facebook adverts aggressively targeting all rivals of conservative Partido Popular...

A SLEW of fake Facebook pages have spent tens of thousands of euros bashing the rivals of the conservative Partido Popular. An investigation by El...

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has ‘no idea’ who British Prime Minister is and is unaware of ’99 per...

“Well, there we go. I didn't know that. I thought he was the mayor?”

Britain’s new ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott talks cricket, Brexit and his Costa del Sol holidays in an exclusive...

As well as dispelling Brexit fears around tourism, Elliott also revealed his own Spanish holiday habits, in a wide-ranging conversation

Spain’s 30 million caged egg-laying hens mean it is worst in EU for animal welfare

The EU average stands at just 52%, while other countries in the 28-member bloc, like Germany and the Netherlands have just 10% of their total eggs coming from furnished cages

Brexit stalled again as EU approves extension until January 2020

The extension means the UK will no longer leave on Boris Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit deadline of October 31.

People living in Andalucia are second most unhappy with their lives in Spain

People in Spain recorded a 7.3 life satisfaction rating on average.
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