Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Fascist vandals paint Nazi swastikas on cultural centre in northern Spain

"We will continue to be profoundly antifascist and committed to the rights and freedoms"

Gypsy couple have €100,000 ‘wedding of the century’ in one of Spain’s poorest towns

€100,000 ‘Wedding of the century’ held in Spanish town with 46% unemployment

MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924

Spanish Civil War colour documentary airs tonight

THE SHOCKING realities of the Spanish Civil War will be laid bare  in a new colour TV documentary. British historian Antony Beever's Divided Spain: The Civil...

POLL: Would you ban bullfighting in Spain?

So far the Olive Press poll has produced a clear result

How La Nogalera came to be Torremolinos’ gay hot-spot

Sticking two fingers up to Fascism, Torremolinos offered Europeans the chance to live the free life they desired

David Guetta coming to Spain for huge Costa del Sol festival

DAVID Guetta will play at one of the Costa del Sol's biggest music festivals.  The French DJ and producer will be one of the biggest...

La Cala Lions Club donates €2,000 to Butterfly children charity

Butterfly children suffer from a rare and debilitating skin disease

Prime property! Villa of former Spanish leader up for sale

A LUXURIOUS villa once owned by Spain’s leader Adolfo Suarez has been put on the market for a cool €13 million. Suarez, who was the...

Wacky Andalucía!

After the Olive Press reported how one local town created the world’s longest chocolate bar and another prepares to vote to become ‘gay’, James Bryce takes a look at the region’s quirkier side of life

Film fame in Andalucia

Budding producers have until October 15 to sign up for a short film contest

Going native: Twenty signs you’ve become well and truly Spanish

You may not even realise how much you have blended into your new home

Placido Domingo has sung out in favour of Spanish unity

Tenor says: “Catalonia needs Spain and Spain needs Catalonia.”

La Sala by the Sea kicks off summer season with White & Gold fiesta

The who's who of the Costa del Sol descended on La Sala by the Sea

SPOTTED: Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart in Sevilla

Ford is on a break before filming begins for Blade Runner 2

Manilva to host its first ever gastronomic fair in December

MANILVA is to host its first ever gastronomic fair next month. Taste of Manilva will be held on December 8 and 9 in Plaza Vendimia.   Friday...

Ronda turns back time for Romantica festival

Locals dressed as courtesans, bandits, farmers and Napoleonic soldiers - to re-live the area’s dramatic past

Olive Press top read: Laura Cumming’s tale follows one man’s Velazquez quest

DIPPING into the pages of Laura Cumming’s magisterial The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez brings back warm memories of Mr Moretta, my old...

Invaluable 16th Century Titian painting torn after falling from wall in Madrid

Conservation experts from the Museo del Prado, to mend the ‘considerable horizontal tear’

The annual Gibraltar Fringe Festival set for this weekend

Modelled on the Edinburgh festival there are venues all over town

A look at the Bilbao BBK festival

Jon Clarke catches the Pixies, New Order and Chvrches live at BBK in Bilbao

Love of Lesbian hit Sevilla

Band shot to fame thanks to controversial advert for Catalan beer Estrella Damm

Famous Caminito del Rey attraction set to release summer tickets

People will be able to reserve spaces until September 30

Three people arrested in art forgery investigation

Fake works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Henri Matisse were discovered

Super Paco book celebrates Cartama’s ultramarathon grandad

Straw-hatted athlete Francisco Contreras Padilla, who regularly competes in races of over 100km at the ripe old age of 78, has been celebrated in Super Paco: Kilometros de Vida
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