Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The oldest city in Spain was built 5,200 years ago near Almeria, researchers discover

The study’s surprising conclusions have been made possible by radiocarbon dating of several human remains located inside the monumental tombs

Orihuela Costa to screen top operas inc. Puccini’s Tosca from Madrid’s Royal Theatre starting July 22

TOP operas from Madrid’s Royal Theatre are to beamed onto a big screen on the Orihuela Costa this summer.

Spain’s Sierra Nevada offering nature and sports getaways in bid to revive tourism this summer post COVID-19 lockdown

The mountain resort is a hidden gem for outdoor adventure sports in the summer.

Elche’s world-famous Nit de l’Alba fireworks display cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

ELCHE’S world-famous ‘Nit de l'Álba’ firework display has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s major...

Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars worth a visit in 2020

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival confirms rearranged dates for 2021

MADRID’S Mad Cool Festival has been rearranged for next year, due to the coronavirus crisis.

Mystery of Spain’s riverbed ‘Virgin Mary’ becomes clear after expert analysis

THE mystery of the 14th century 'Virgin Mary' statue found on the bed of a northern Spanish river may have been solved...

Why expats SHOULD be learning Spanish as Spain opens up post-lockdown

YOU may have been too scared to venture outside over the past few months, even for life’s basic necessities.

Fisherman discovers 14th century sculpture on Spanish riverbed

AN angler in the Galician region of Santiago de Compostela has unwittingly uncovered a 700-year-old granite sculpture while out on a fishing...

Cinemas across Spain’s Malaga to reopen from TODAY

The establishments will reopen applying the appropriate safety measure to ensure ‘maximum security to customers and employees'

Councils across Spain’s Costa Blanca ban San Juan bonfire jumping parties and prohibit beach access on June 23

COSTA BLANCA councils have banned the annual San Juan beach bonfire fiestas from happening next week. Municipalities across the...

Incredible survival story of Spanish Armada captain, Francisco de Cuellar to be re-told in new film

THE incredible survival story of a Spanish Armada captain is to be re-told in a new film, it has been announced.

Spanish archaeologist sentenced to more than two years in prison for faking finds that would ‘rewrite history’

A SPANISH archaeologist has been sentenced for faking Basque finds that included supposed hieroglyphics.

Bullfighting to return to Spain’s Andalucia from June 21, with 50% of spectators allowed

BULLFIGHTING will return to Andalucia from next week, with 50% of spectators allowed in bullrings, it has been announced.

Spanish Government and bullfighters SLAM British F1 star Lewis Hamilton over his ‘offensive’ criticism of bloodsport

BRITISH F1 star Lewis Hamilton has been slammed by Spain over his incendiary bullfighting remarks. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver,...

EXCLUSIVE: Jon Clarke goes on the hunt of Spain’s La Tigresa, the evil ETA terrorist who inspired hit BBC...

“She just got led astray,” insists her mother, while her father is the picture of sadness THE village of...

Spain’s Alhambra will reopen its doors to visitors on June 17

THE Alhambra will reopen its doors on June 17, it has been announced.

Will a tiny village of 135 people be the site of Norman Foster’s 6th project in Spain?

NORMAN Foster’s sixth building in Spain may not be in a city or cross a river – but in a village of...

Spain’s La Sagrada Familia will open its doors to Barcelona front-line professionals free of charge for two weekends in...

LA Sagrada Familia will open its doors to Barcelona front-line professionals free of charge for the first two weekends in July, as a sign of gratitude, it has been announced.

Attention parents: Arty activities for Gibraltar children at JMH

Culture is back on the menu with some exciting activities for young children at John Mackintosh Hall, which will come in handy after schools shut in March.

Costa del Sol’s Feria de Malaga CANCELLED as Spain’s Andalucia announces new COVID-19 plan for summer

THE Feria de Malaga has officially been cancelled. It comes as the Junta de Andalucia recommended no ferias and...

Bars and restaurants remove glazed serviettes from tables across Spain to avoid COVID-19 contagion – but were they ever...

AS more than 70% of the Spanish population have entered 'phase 2' of Spain's coronavirus lockdown, Olive Press readers may have noticed...

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...

British and US stars hope to descend on Spain’s Andalucia for Cadiz music festival

STAR producer DJ Steve Aoki and British Reggae outfit Steel Pulse have been announced as headliners for the third annual Brota Musica...

If lockdown is leaving you bookworms bereft of new titles, turn over a new leaf with these 10 books...

By Alicia Duggan SO you’ve reached the last page of that gripping novel and you’re still pining for more....