Saturday, January 25, 2020

Fewer German residents on Spain’s Balearics

GERMAN residents have halved over the last decade

Following the legacy of Spain’s most famous poet and playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca

Dimitris Kouimtsidis explores the fleeting life of Spain’s most famous poet, snuffed out for being gay, socialist and ‘undesirable’

Irish terrorist captured on Spain’s Mallorca

two British agents posed as a Serbian businessman and his girlfriend on holiday

Dramatic image captures ‘the power of nature’ with ‘The Leaning Tower of Guardamar’ in Spain’s Costa Blanca

OLIVE PRESS reader, Gary Cummings, of Formentera del Segura, sent us this dramatic picture of what he describes as 'The Leaning Tower...

American sisters urged to declare rape accusations before a judge in Spain’s Murcia as suspects prepare to file false...

A MURCIA judge has pleaded for three American sisters to declare before a judge their claims that they were raped by three Afghan men...

Pensioner accused of killing wife, 73, is locked up without bail in Spain’s Andalucia

A spokesman for the Guardia Civil said there were no previous reports of abuse between the couple

Tests in Spain on suspected carriers of China Coronavirus come back negative

THE two people being tested for the Coronavirus in Spain are not carrying the virus, it has been confirmed.  The director of the Centre for...

International Tourism Trade Fair underway in Madrid

AXARQUIA’s biggest and best resorts have represented the region at one of the most important tourism fairs in Europe this past week.

Japanese knife skills meet Spanish cuisine in Cordoba

The two Japanese knife masters were selected from a total of 132 fellow chefs to make the journey across the world

BREAKING: Two possible cases of China’s Coronavirus detected in Spain

TWO people are being tested for the Coronavirus in Spain after arriving from the epicentre in Wuhan, China.  The director of the Centre for Health...

Pensioner arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol for threatening to attack British Embassy in Madrid

A PENSIONER has been arrested for threatening an attack on the British Embassy in Spain.  The 74-year-old Lebanese man was arrested in Benalmadena after phoning...

Fluffy baby seal helps Alzheimer’s patients at care home on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AN ingenious new robotic aid to help Alzheimer’s patients has been launched in Andalucia this week.

Spain prepares for possible Corona Virus outbreak

So far, 17 people have died and hundreds have been hospitalised from the virus

WATCH: Colombian Cocaine Caravans caught in Canary Islands, cartel arrested

AN INTERNATIONAL gang of drug traffickers were busted in a large-scale dawn raid in the Canary Islands. Holiday caravans...

British expat hosts January 31 Brexit party with bingo, beans on toast and free beer at pub in Spain’s...

As Britain prepares to ‘take back control’, revelers will be treated to the typical British tapas of baked beans on toast and chicken vindaloo

Insuring your Health, Home, Car and Life in Spain for 2020

Kim Pots, owner of Telepoliza Calpe (and now their new office in Jalon) is well prepared to help residents and non residents in Spain...

Man arrested after woman found stabbed to death in Granada

the vigil will be ‘an example of respect towards women in the fight for equality’

Heartbreak as sickos steal disabled girl’s support dog at gunpoint day before she was set to be delivered to...

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl has been left heartbroken after her support dog was robbed from its trainer just 24 hours before she was set to...

WATCH: Video of plastic-filled fish goes viral in Spain

The man can be heard saying ‘plastico, puro plastico’

Israeli and Arab arrested for selling heroin inside GOLF BALLS on Spain’s Costa del Sol

TWO men have been arrested for drug trafficking after being busted with golf balls filled with heroin.  Some 85g of the drug were found inside...

The Costa del Sol is being kept on weather alert until Friday

An expected 20mm of rain is expected to fall during a one-hour period on Thursday

Revealed: Top ten natural remedies for menopause symptoms you can try in Spain

“With a consistent re-balancing eating plan, she was able to start getting control back over her body and hormones and felt much more positive”

Disappointment for Ortega as Spain’s Zara falls outside world’s top 100 strongest brands

The only Spanish brand to move up the rankings from 2019 is the Basque Country-based energy firm Iberdrola

Costa Calida mayor blasts president of Spain’s Murcia region over flood solutions, as residents brick up their own doorways

THE mayor of Los Alcazares has publicly lambasted the president of the autonomous region of Murcia, Fernando López Miras.

WATCH: Bulgarian man arrested for body found dumped in Marbella in October after crack forensic team find blood of...

A BULGARIAN man has been cuffed for allegedly shooting a compatriot to death before dumping his body on the side of the road in...


Dozens of people trapped in Malaga floods after overnight downpour while huge lightning strike cuts off power to police... DOZENS of residents are reportedly trapped in Cartama following the downpour which began at midnight last night.  The area is now being flooded after the...