Monday, May 25, 2020

British fugitive ‘cocaine dealer’ arrested after brutal stabbing at expat bar on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH fugitive ‘cocaine dealer’ has been arrested after a brutal stabbing at a Costa del Sol bar. Zathon...

TRAVEL: How to spend the perfect weekend in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

WITH tourism tantalisingly close to returning, people across the country have been frantically searching for hotels along the Costa del Sol.  According to one company,...

Spanish police arrest man in Malaga who robbed his local bakery hoping he wouldn’t be recognised because he wore...

A MAN in Malaga has been arrested after robbing his local bakery hoping he wouldn’t get recognised because he was wearing a face mask.

If lockdown is leaving you bookworms bereft of new titles, turn over a new leaf with these 10 books...

By Alicia Duggan SO you’ve reached the last page of that gripping novel and you’re still pining for more....

How Killing Eve’s psychopathic hitwoman Villanelle is inspired by infamous Spanish ETA assassin

A RUTHLESS Spanish terrorist has been revealed as the subject matter behind one of the UK’s biggest TV hits of the last few years. Former...

Learn these Spanish phrases for ordering in restaurants as Spain eases coronavirus lockdown

GAMBAS pil pil, crusty bread, beer, ensalada de pulpo, real cafe con leche, chips, alioli, tomato salad, jamon, olives – the list...

BREAKING: Catalunya announces extra 635 coronavirus related deaths

CATALUNYA has announced an extra 635 coronavirus related deaths.

Jet2 to resume all flights and holidays from July 1

JET2 has announced that it intends to resume all flights and holidays from July 1, pushing back the original date of June 17.

RECIPE: This is easy baked papoutsakia is a Greek classic but is also a huge hit in Spain

FOR the last two months they have been holed up in Granada following a coronavirus travel nightmare (see Olive Press Issue 340). But now...

Enjoy Spain’s Camino de Santiago without leaving home and breaking Phase 1 de-escalation rules

What better way to enjoy the last few weeks of Spain’s lockdown by virtually exploring the country's breathtaking landscapes.

BREAKING: Number of coronavirus related deaths in Spain remain below 100 for sixth consecutive day

THE number of coronavirus related deaths in Spain has stayed below 100 for the sixth consecutive day.

JOBS: Biggest English-speaking newspaper in Spain the Olive Press now hiring new full-time journalists on Costa del Sol

The ideal candidates should be NCTJ-qualified, English-speaking, and have a driving license

BREAKING: Malaga and Granada will not advance into Phase 2 along with the rest of Andalucia on Monday, Madrid...

THE provinces of Malaga and Granada will not advance into Phase 2 on Monday, it has been announced.

Italian woman wins Picasso painting worth €1 million from €100 raffle ticket

AN Italian woman has won a Picasso painting that’s worth €1 million in a raffle.

Nissan’s Barcelona plant ‘faces axe with production to be moved to France’

HOPES that Nissan’s plant in Barcelona may escape the axe look to have been dashed. The regional government in...

Violent conman ex-boxer arrested for killing pensioner in Spain’s Andalucia

A VIOLENT conman has been arrested in Velez-Malaga over the death of an elderly man during a botched home invasion.

Bikes and scooters banned from Costa del Sol strip where punter lost tooth in terrace brawl on day two...

CYCLISTS and scooter-riders have been banned from a notorious Costa del Sol promenade that raucously entered Phase 1. Those...

American exhibition basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters announce new dates in September for postponed tour of Spain

THE world famous Harlem Globetrotters have moved their tour of Spain from May to September due to the coronavirus crisis.

Spain’s iconic Picasso Museum to reopen on Tuesday if Malaga moves to Phase 2

MALAGA’S Picasso Museum will reopen its doors to visitors on Tuesday May 26, it has been announced.

Police arrest two terror suspects in Spain for planning to create a jihadi group but also for breaking lockdown...

POLICIA Nacional have arrested two terror suspects in Castilla-La Mancha.

Granada International Festival of Music and Dance will open on June 25 and will be the first event worldwide...

THE Granada International Festival of Music and Dance will open on June 25, it has been announced.

WATCH: Armed police storm homes and arrest 40 people in Almeria, Murcia and Costa del Sol in Netherlands-linked drug...

POLICE have arrested 40 people for drug trafficking across Malaga, Almeria and Murcia. A group of 14 people from...

EasyJet to resume flights from June 15, but that only includes one Spanish airport

EASYJET has announced that it will resume some of its flights on June 15, ahead of a bigger resumption on July 1.

‘Cheerful’ British bar worker found dead ‘in wardrobe’ in Spain’s Magaluf

A BRITISH Magaluf worker has been found dead ‘in her wardrobe’. Danielle Finlay Brookes, thought to be 23 or...

Spain’s iconic Mezquita in Cordoba to open its doors in Phase 2 of COVID-19 de-escalation plan

It’s expected that Andalucia, excluding Malaga and Granada, will move into Phase 2 on Monday, May 25, after Phase 1 ends.

Discovery of 40 Nasrid tombs reveals the major health issues suffered in Spain’s Granada some 800 years ago

40 tombs reveal life during the Nasrid kingdom before the conquest by the Catholic Monarchs.