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Half-baked promises from Junta for Andalucian cookery schools

Cookery schools go hungry in Andalucia thanks to budget cuts and unpaid wages

FOOTLOOSE: Neanderthal footprints 106,000 years old found in Spain

IT is one of the most famous and popular beaches on Southern Spain’s Atlantic coast. Its kilometres of white sandy beaches have proven to be...

Amazon opens a new high-tech logistics centre in Alicante to serve the Costa Blanca area of Spain

ONLINE retail giant Amazon has opened its new logistics centre in Alicante, with 60 full-time jobs created. The 8,000 square metre facility is the company's...

Oasis of hope: Oro del Desierto olive grove’s ethos could be sustainable solution to Almeria’s superintensive olive farms crisis

Tabernas’s Oro del Desierto olive grove is a different world to the vast super-intensive farms it neighbours, which are sapping the region of its life blood - water

Stung into kitesurfing action in Tarifa

The art of kitesurfing gets Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a ‘shock’

Andalucian apartment bought using crypto currency in a nationwide first in Spain

AN apartment in the Andalucian city of Seville has become a nationwide first by being the first property to be sold using crypto currency....

Business as usual for Alora Properties

Setting up just a few doors along from the former office, Alora Properties is going from strength-to-strength

Valencian coronavirus superspreader says he feels ‘racked with guilt’ and spends isolation time awaiting results of colleagues and friends

THE Valencian journalist in isolation at Valencia's Hospital Clínico since Thursday has said he feels 'racked with guilt' after infecting numerous people with coronavirus. Football...

IT’S OFFICIAL: Valencia hospitality closures extended until March

Regional president Ximo Puig finally confirmed the measure this morning after a week full of negotiations, speculation and protests

Completion of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia cathedral delayed by COVID-19

BARCELONA'S famous Sagrada Familia cathedral has become the latest victim of coronavirus. Its final completion – 143 years after the first stone was laid –...

Skin cancer risk for drivers

Wear sunscreen... even behind the wheel

TURFED OUT: Artificial grass flop in play park in Denia as ‘cheaper alternative to grass’ ends up plastered in...

IN 2009 it was hailed as a cheaper alternative to natural grass that requires maintenance and frequent watering. But the artificial grass installed in a...

Android Boxes for IPTV

Television has certainly managed to become a major part of our lives. Today it’s not necessary to go to the cinema to watch a...

‘No to the skyscraper!’: Malaga locals protest against Qatar-funded tower and casino

SOME 300 Malaga locals have protested against a planned hotel and skyscraper in the city's port. Led by activist group Defend Our Horizon, the march...

Murcia’s flu epidemic now raging through Spain

HAVING reached epidemic levels in the Murcia region earlier this week, the outbreak of influenza has spread throughout the country. Health ministers in the region...

Aer Lingus defends ANOTHER price hike for check in bags on flights to Spain

A family of four travelling to and from Spain would have to fork out an extra €280 just for their suitcases

EXCLUSIVE: An evening in Gibraltar with Britain’s Got Talent star Jonathan Lutwyche

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s an Olive Press journalist soaring through the air with Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Jonathan Lutwyche

Controversial education reform sees Spanish scrapped as common language in schools

A CONTROVERSIAL law scrapping Spanish as the common language in schools has been slammed as ‘linguistic genocide’ by critics.  The educational reform, which was passed...

Conman who duped Status Quo rocker Rick Parfitt is identified as Dutchman

The fraudster, who hoodwinked Status Quo guitarist out of €2,930 for two sets of pots and pans, drives a dark blue Range Rover Sport

Massive cleanup underway to save Costa del Sol sand dunes from invasive species

Rio Real is the worst hit, and Forestal workers are removing canes, weeds, acacia, yucca, agave and castor oil plants in an effort to preserve the dunes ecosystem.

Mosquitoes love smelly feet

The insects are attracted to the bacteria that causes the cheesy smell

Unemployment falls in Spain, but most jobs ‘precarious’

Just four out of every 100 contracts signed in December were long-term and full-time, the UGT has said

WATCH: Endangered sunken wreck from pre-biblical times to be rescued from seabed on Spain’s Costa Calida

A PHOENICIAN ship that sank off the Murcian coast will see the light of day again after some 2,700 years. The wreck of the Mazarrón...

Jon Rahm keeps impressive run going

The talented 22-year-old flew into fourth place in the US Wells Fargo Championship

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