Friday, July 3, 2020

Battle brews between consumer groups and lenders over mortgages

As the Euribor rate continues to plummet, consumer groups claim lenders should pay up on negative mortgage rates

Unpopular Cadiz castle restoration wins architecture prize

The project divided opinion among the traditionalists and modernists

Malaga courts struggling to cope with number of floor clause cases

MALAGA is struggling to cope with the thousands of floor clause cases being brought to its courts. The province has the fourth highest number...

Why was Winnie the Pooh banned in Spain ahead of Chinese president’s state visit this week?

Police stopped a man dressed as the lovable children’s book character from appearing in front of Xi's motorcade as he went to receive the keys to the city

Malaga launches hospitality recycling campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The campaign is targeting 109 establishments along the Malaga coast

Pregnant Brit who fled UK and gave birth in Spain to avoid social services, found on Costa del Sol

A BRITISH woman who gave birth in Spain and went into hiding to evade UK social services, has been found.

Girl, 14, leaps onto balcony clothesline screaming ‘my father wants to rape me’ before neighbours break down the door...

A TEENAGE girl has risked death by leaping onto a balcony clothesline from her fourth-floor apartment in Valencia. The...

My reality TV experience on the Way of St James

With 2010 being the Xacabeo and the year to resolve your sins by undertaking the Camino de Santiago, Tracy Saunders recalls how she started alone, but by the end was in a group of 13 pilgrims from eight countries, living a strange psychology experiment

British band Lawson films music video in Gibraltar

English band filmed their new video in Gibraltar after performing at the music festival

RANKED: The 5 best towns to visit along Spain’s Costa del Sol in 2020 

It’s obvious why Brits and Europeans have been flocking there for decades

Four injured on first day of Pamplona bull run

No one in serious condition and no one gored

TripAdvisor on trial: An Olive Press investigation

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

Teens warned to exercise restraint

Too much exercise can be detrimental to teen health

Lethal painkiller Nolotil being sold ILLEGALLY in Gibraltar

The Gibraltar government is now looking into several pharmacies for illegally selling the painkiller

REVEALED: This is the restaurant in British tourist hotspot in Spain accused of treating staff ‘like slaves’ with €2.80...

A police statement said staff were forced to sign off their criminally-low payslips or face the threat of being sacked

SLOW TRAVEL: Run down your rev count in Ronda where slow travel is the new mantra

In their first piece for the Olive Press, Princeton student interns Regina Lankenau and Maya Eashwaran discover how Ronda has perfected the art of unstructured exploration

Spain’s Murcia Region has lowest cancer death rates, figures reveal

MURCIA is the region with the lowest death rate associated with cancer, new figures have revealed. Although 2,765 people...

Prince’s Marbella mansion on the market for €5.25 million

Prince's 13-bedroom palace contains recording studio

Shortage of skilled workers holding back economic recovery in Spain

Modern companies are simply unable to find sufficient numbers of workers

Barcelona stadium Camp Nou shown destroyed at Sitges film festival

Still from movie The Second Origin shows home of Spanish champions in ruins

Sky TV launches Netflix competitor in Spain

Currently, only 27% of Spanish households subscribe to a pay-TV service

Win a meal for two and overnight stay at the Costa del Sol’s five star Kempinski Hotel Bahia in...

THE revered Kempinski Hotel Bahia has promised guests and visitors the luxury and beautiful moments they expect from the five-star Costa del...

BREAKING: Coronavirus outbreak named global ‘pandemic’ by World Health Organisation

CORONAVIRUS has been named as a global 'pandemic' by the World Health Organization (WHO). It comes as the contagious...

Spain is the country with the most coronavirus infections among healthcare personnel

SPAIN is the country that has the most coronavirus infections among healthcare personnel.

Fun olive facts

A few fun facts about olives to pull out at the next pub quiz