Saturday, February 16, 2019

Game of Thrones company shoot new 10-part Netflix series on Costa del Sol

Based on the supernatural manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, the show’s plot scenarios will also be set in Andalucia

Michelin star chef Albert Adria opens first restaurant outside Spain with Cakes and Bubbles in London

The champers and sweet treats restaurant is open for business ahead of the festive season

Everything you need to know about Malaga’s Christmas lights switch-on tonight

In Calle Larios, 10,000 light bars will be given out to the public, that will interact with the music played

Why was Winnie the Pooh banned in Spain ahead of Chinese president’s state visit this week?

Police stopped a man dressed as the lovable children’s book character from appearing in front of Xi's motorcade as he went to receive the keys to the city

Police bust Benidorm sex club after Polish gang stole thousands by adding zeros to customer’s bills

Three Polish women aged 22, 23 and 27 were among those arrested at the club frequented by Brits

Historians have finally ‘discovered’ enchanted Lost City of Atlantis in southern Spain

A NEW documentary has claimed the Lost City of Atlantis was in fact off the coast of Andalucia. Atlantica, produced by Michael Donnellan, claims ancient...

Axe falls on Spain’s long-running expat newspapers Round Town News (RTN) and Sol Times

Both publications were taken over by the Euro Weekly News Media Group, last year, however initial plans to make the newspapers profitable backfired

90-year-old woman killed by youth on his phone becomes Spain’s first electric scooter death

After the woman fell down and hit her head on the pavement she was rushed to the Moisès Broggi Hospital in a critical condition, where she died days later

Spanish convent born again as culture and foodie hotspot

IT’S the last place on earth you’d expect to find comfort and luxury. But if you’re looking for some upmarket R&R, get thee to...

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"

CURIOUS YELLOW: An ultralight pavilion set to promote Spain at the next world EXPO

TWO Madrid architect firms have joined forces in a bid to design Spain’s National Pavilion for the EXPO 2020 in Dubai. Their incredible design includes...

Malaga university faces backlash in South Korea for ‘offensive’ film festival posters using Japanese war propaganda

Malaga University's annual film festival has come under fire for its promotional posters featuring the Japanese Rising Sun flag and imperialist iconography

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on amazon.es at the end of November

The Gaudi Effect – A look at Spain’s most influential architect

ANTONIO Gaudi's iconic Sagrada Familia has finally begun its final phase of construction, more than 100 years after it began. It is just one of...

Tickets selling FAST for British icon Rod Stewart on Spain’s Costa del Sol – get yours here

The singer will perform at the Marenostrum Music Castle Park on 3 July 2019

PACMA slams hunting rituals in Spain where 10-year-old children’s faces smeared with blood (WARNING: shocking images)

"What kind of society are we building when we allow children to participate in animal abuse?"

Shopping centres, hotels and food markets – Spain’s best bullring restorations

As Malaga and Puerto Banus prepare to reimagine their blood-stained plazas de toros, the Olive Press takes a look at the most impressive restoration projects ringing the changes across Spain

McDonald’s lovers in Spain go crazy for NEW Christmas McFlurry and McShake

The additions to the McDonald's seasonal menu will be rolled out across Spain and are expected to rival McDonald's UK's Maltesers Reindeer Christmas McFlurries

WATCH: Topless female protestors in Madrid kicked and punched by Franco supporters

Bare-breasted Femen activists, who had the slogan 'Legal Fascism, National Shame' painted across their chests, stormed Franco remembrance rally

Marbella’s hottest night just got hotter, as it reveals showstopping winter plans…

10 beautiful samba dancers from the Rio 40° group were joined by Brazilian drummers and fashion brand Lisy Fashion Style to light up the revamped restaurant

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

Stunning Rio Carnival dancers take over Marbella’s Posidonia restaurant

When people leave this place they won't just have a full stomach, they will have a good feeling of joy

NETFLIX film at 8 Costa del Sol locations for new series Toy Boy about stripper framed for murder

Toy Boy is a story of passion, mystery and murder, where a handsome young man must prove his innocence

EXCLUSIVE : the Olive Press has Breakfast with Berkoff

Giles Brown meets his theatre hero and comes over all starstruck

NOT COOL: Locals in Spain reject having their neighbourhood branded ‘coolest in world’

Not everyone in Madrid’s Lavapies appreciated the neighbourhood being labelled the ‘coolest in the world’, discovers Heather Galloway

Why a trip to Spain’s Ronda is the perfect cultural getaway

‘NICE promenades, good wine, excellent food and nothing to do…’ Thus Ernest Hemingway wrote off the town where he spent numerous holidays drinking the local...
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