Friday, April 19, 2019

British pensioners in Spain to lose free healthcare under no-deal Brexit

The new UK Government guidelines, published yesterday, say pensioners, tourists and students in the EU will lose free healthcare after March 29 in the event of a no-deal Brexit

New catering facility launched at Gibraltar’s St Bernard hospital

Gibraltar's main hospital has a new catering facility

Water-resistant sun cream not as strong as manufacturers claim

YOU might want to think again if you think your water-resistant sun cream doesn’t need reapplying. A new study by British media group Which? has...

British mum’s heartbreaking final words before she died on Malaga holiday after dining with family

After dinner the mother-of-two asked to sit down, before telling her husband Colin, 'I’m dying. Tell the kids I love them'

Police in Spain help man with AMPUTATED PENIS in bizarre self-harm case

The man has been rushed to the Hospital Miguel Servet but it is not known if doctors managed to reattach it

Seven Spanish traditions of extreme animal torture that MUST be stopped

Below we have rounded up seven of the country’s most sickening practices which must be stopped.

We’re only human… just

OUR bodies are covered in microscopic creatures, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Not surprisingly the vast majority of this microscopic life resides in our...

Number of Spanish smokers has INCREASED after sweeping bans on indoor smoking

SPANISH efforts to stub out smoking have backfired. A ban on smoking inside in bars, restaurants and offices has led to an increase, not...

Walking Can Help You Reduce Your Hospital Readmission Rate for Cancer: Here’s How

Cancer is difficult to recover from. Aggressive forms of cancer like mesothelioma can make you feel fatigued all the time. It can be tempting...

Five dead – including British tourists – and dozens still missing in Mallorca’s biggest flood in decades

AT least five people including two British tourists have been killed in the storm that flooded all corners of Mallorca. The east coast of the...

Flu EPIDEMIC that killed 12 hits Andalucia but peak will be less than previous years

Malaga is below the Andalucian average of 264 cases per 100,000

Hundreds screened at Gibraltar Health Authority skin cancer awareness day

The screening day marked the launch of the annual Sun Awareness campaign

WARNING: Mussels in Spain containing norovirus distributed to Andalucia, dozens infected

SOME 39 people have become infected by norovirus after eating contaminated frozen mussels.  The outbreak  occured in Valencia, but the infected batch had already been...

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

Warnings as woman almost DIES in Spain after suffering huge allergic reaction to partner’s sperm in WORLD FIRST

According to the British Medical Journal, the unidentified 31-year-old had trouble breathing and started vomiting after the sexual contact

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Spanish parliament takes further steps to legalise euthanasia in Spain

The Socialist party proposal aims to make euthanasia a personal right available through both public and private services in Spain

MUST READ: How to avoid hangovers as a British expat in Spain this Christmas

AS Christmas approaches, there’s a tacit understanding that we will all throw caution to the wind and have a glass or two more than...

Spanish hospitals charging tourists double for care in Barcelona

Shockingly, not even the Hospital de Sant Pau (pictured) know what they are charging the ICPA, which could be in the millions.

Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial

SPANISH scientists believe they may have managed to eliminate HIV from a patient using stem cell transplant treatment.  Scientists from the Institute for AIDS Research...

CANDY CRUSH: 400 of biggest brands in Spain set for huge sugar tax in bid to improve health

The government hopes to reduce salt by 16%, trans-fats by at least 5% and packaged meat - such as ham, turkey breast, sausage and chorizo - products by 10%
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