Saturday, July 4, 2020

Spanish winemaker pushes for all wineries to be carbon neutral in 10 years

Climate change poses stark risks for vineyards, which may be exposed to more extreme weather that will see traditional grape varieties struggle.

The Olive Press reviews an illegal art exhibition at one of the Costa Blanca’s most-haunted houses

IT was one of Spain’s most sought-after hotels.  Elites from across Spain came to relax in its hot springs...

MC Hammered – trying something new every day

Giles breaks down the feelings of introducing the George Benson, Michael Bolton and Pink Purple Zepp Fest concerts.

Malaga film festival to begin with star-studded gala at city’s Teatro Cervantes

The event will see the biggest stars of Spanish cinema walk the red carpet

Marbella Film Festival… The next Cannes?

Post-traumatic stress syndrome and the Moors murders are just two of the themes tackled at this international festival, now in its seventh year

Podemos calls for referendum on bullfighting in Spain

Iglesias said he wanted to ‘democratise’ discussions about the future of bullfighting, but did not comment on other events using bulls, such as those in Pamplona’s San Fermín festival.

Spain seventh best country in the world to be a mother

While 62% of mothers ranked quality of life better in their adoptive countries than where they came from

MUST SEE: Semi-annual double rose window in Palma Cathedral

THE rose window spectacular will appear at the Palma Cathedral again on February 2. Only twice a year the two stained-glass rose windows perfectly align...

Ancient Spanish tomb containing human remains reveals Stone Age burial secrets

The Neolithic tomb near Burgos contains 50 skeletons from a close-knit farming community

The Vaccines join latest acts announced for Gibraltar Calling festival

THE Vaccines, Years & Years and Charli XCX join headliner Fatboy Slim this year for the highly-anticipated festival

Chocolate could be wiped from the face of the earth by 2050, according to new study

Scientists from the University of California say the cocoa plant is scheduled to disappear as early as 2050 due to warmer, more arid conditions.

Scientists create computer model to predict corruption in Spanish provinces

Interestingly, other risk factors for shady shenanigans include real estate tax, a housing price increase, bank openings and the creation of new companies, according to the study.

Argentine novelist wins Spanish book prize

For the best noir novel published in Spain

COVID-19: Spain’s Andalucia orders ALL ferias and festivals to be cancelled until September

THE Junta de Andalucia has ordered all ferias to be cancelled until September amid COVID-19 fears. Health chiefs have...

SMACK MY BASE UP: Legends opening Mallorca music festival

‘THE Godfathers of Rave’ are coming en masse to light up the Mallorcan sky next year. Widely regarded as one of Britain’s most successful electronic bands of all time, The Prodigy...

Salvador Dali art lecture on the Costa del Sol

Lecture will focus on dreams and halluciations

Spain to declare pets as ‘beings’ and not ‘objects’ in landmark ruling

THE Partido Popular will submit a change to the country's civil code today to declare pets as 'beings' rather then 'objects'.  The change will protect...

The papal effect: What does a deceased, oversexed Spanish pope have to do with climate change?

Jack Gaioni examines Pope Alexander VI's life, role and global influence.

Gastronomy fair in Malaga to boost tourism following Michelin star renewals

FOUR restaurants in Malaga have reconfirmed their status as top nosh after all Michelin stars were renewed. The establishments - Dani García, El Lago, Skina...

New Dali exhibition comes to Madrid

Major retrospective of Salvador Dali launches in the capital

Spanish scientists deny Louis XVI blood sample

The blood was supposedly collected straight from the guillotine

Raising centuries-old ships can reveal a treasure trove of information about our buried past

AN operation to raise a 250-year-old British ship from the waters around Uruguay is set to begin on February 10.  As the Olive Press reported...

Tuesday the 13th: A day of bad luck and misfortune in Spain

The myth of Tuesday the 13th haunts Spaniards just as Friday the 13th looms over the rest of us

First Mijas Moorish Moon festival a huge success

More than 20,000 people descended on the pueblo in just three days

VIDEO: Trio of Spanish Oscar hopefuls

Happy 140, Magical Girl and Loreak have all been shortlisted to represent Spain for a Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar