Tuesday, February 19, 2019

FAB FRESCOS: Spain has some of the best, but how many do you recognise?

FROM cave paintings to church frescos to modern murals of epic scale, countless artists have left their brush marks on Spanish architecture down the...

How British expat miners and a dozen chickens lead to Spain’s great love affair with football

Jack Gaioni uncovers the more absurd origins of the beautiful game

CASTING CALL: US Netflix series to film in Malaga and Marbella and needs extras THIS WEEKEND

The 'thriller' series will be shot in Malaga, Antequera and Marbella thanks to the local company Fresco Film

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee joins Rod Stewart and Bob Dylan on Costa del Sol this summer

The six-time Latin Grammy Award-winner takes to the stage in Fuengirola on June 1

Comic book El Vecino from Malaga artist Pepo Perez to become new Netflix series

The series is one of five Spanish-language productions set to be launched in 2020

Former British gangster and friend of Kray twins Dave Courtney to perform comedy set on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Courtney was once an associate of the Kray twins and cultivated a reputation for using a knuckle duster when debt-collecting

TREASURE HUNT: How foreigners helped Spain curate its top 10 most priceless artefacts

Spain’s most priceless artefacts give new meaning to the modern term booty call, writes Pablo Balbontin

British aristocrat ‘entirely unaware’ he had 7th century Spanish ornaments rotting away in back garden

The limestone sculptures, engraved with Catholic saints, were stolen from a medieval church in Burgos in 2004

Why the ancient Treasure of Guarrazar was ditched in a field in Spain

The investigation has led to an established archaeological site now open to the public near Toledo

EU tells Spain to BAN traditional bird singing competition

THE European Commission has told Spain to double down on its efforts to end the capture of small wild birds for traditional bird singing...

Protesters SLAM €1 million relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella as petition reaches 80,000

CRUEL: Protesters are set to take to the streets next week, campaigning against the planned relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella

This is the complete list of Spain’s national and regional holidays in 2019

THREE KINGS: Revellers in Malaga celebrate Epiphany yesterday IN 2019 Spain will celebrate nine national public holidays, while Andalucia...

70% Amazon staff at largest warehouse in Spain strike ahead of Three Kings Day

ANGRY: Amazon workers in Spain's capital Madrid strike ahead of Three King's AMAZON workers at their Madrid warehouse...

After Lavapies was crowned Spain’s coolest neighbourhood here are the top 10 other hip hoods worth a visit

EVERY city in Spain has its colourful neighbourhoods whose rhythms move according to the culture and customs of their inhabitants.

9 Spanish Christmas traditions you don’t want to miss this year

Spending Christmas in Spain? These are the things to look out for, writes Olive Press’ Spanish hack Pablo Balbontin

EXCLUSIVE: How Spain’s high fashion designers are turning recycled plastic into runway collections

As Spanish designers weave recycled plastic into their collections, PET-a-porter could become the new planet-friendly fashion trend

Banksy gets ‘Banksied’ as gallery in Spain exhibits art without his permission

ANGRY: Banksy did not find it funny that his art was being used in the exhibition THE work...

IN PICS: Round-up of Costa del Sol’s best Christmas lights in 2018

MALAGA does Christmas like nowhere else, but it’s not the only place on the Costa del Sol with a spectacular display of...

The most beautiful village in Mallorca has been named

FORNALUTX is officially the most beautiful village in Mallorca, according to the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Spain.

Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

Spain SLAMMED by US official for making ‘no effort’ to return Nazi-looted art from WW2

US official adviser Stuart E Eizenstat slammed Spain for 'taking no steps' to fulfill the principles

ROYAL RUMBLE: Almost half of Spaniards want to get rid of King and Queen of Spain poll finds

As Spain celebrated 40 years of its constitution on Thursday, the study also revealed that a majority of Spaniards would like a vote on the future of the monarchy

Which of Spain’s acting stars bagged a Golden Globe nomination?

Spain's Hollywood heroes were nominated for their small screen roles this time around

Bullfighting ‘returning to Marbella’ despite being BANNED three years ago

Local businesses have until the end of the year to back the plans

British expat rocks Costa del Sol with new crime thriller on London’s criminal underbelly

Manilva author’s Costa del Crime blockbuster keeps Santa busy this Christmas
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