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EXCLUSIVE: British expat gets UN to help fight farming scandal in southern Spain

Environmentalists claim the trees are rapidly depleting a precious underground aquifer

Brexit may force Spain’s main TV channels to cut down screenings of UK-made programmes

A fresh Brexit consequence could cut the number of British TV shows shown on European Union television screens including those in Spain. It's a new...

Almost 200 works of art on display at Gibraltar International Art Exhibition

Held at Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery, Gibraltar's free exhibition will run until Saturday November 14

Lost in translation

Eloise Horsfield looks at the perils of making mistakes in a foreign language and why it pays to get a translation right…

LONG READ: Hanging with Andalucia’s most notorious hippie commune to see if they spread more than peace and love

Following last month’s police raid on a long-time hippy colony near Granada, the Olive Press sent Jed Neill to discover whether these New Age...

Highway to hell: The tragic story of how thousands of people were slaughtered by Franco’s forces as they fled...

IN one of Spain’s darkest chapters, thousands of civilians were massacred whilst fleeing from Malaga to Almeria in what has been dubbed ‘southern Spain’s...

The Juke Joints playing on the Costa del Sol TONIGHT

ONE of the best blues bands in Europe are playing on the Costa del Sol tonight.  The Juke Joints - who were actually crowned the...

Cordoba designer Palomo Spain launches new campaign

PALOMO Spain has launched its new menswear campaign Hotel Palomo. It is the fifth collection by shooting fashion star Alejandro Gomez Palomo, from Cordoba. Photographed by...

Film about ancient treasure to be filmed in Rincon de la Victoria

The film will then be shown at a number of international festivals

Heist of the decade as thieves steal five Francis Bacon masterpieces worth €30 million

Spain's biggest-ever art robbery sees Madrid mansion raided

Council slammed for neglecting the now “deplorable” murals of famous local artist on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE FAMOUS San Isidro Murals have deteriorated over recent years because of council neglect, according to a local group. The Municipal Group of the Popular...

Archaeologists call on officials to turn historic Andalucian 2,300-year-old winery into tourist centre

Fears have grown over the preservation of the historical remains, with motocross fanatics using the area as a practice circuit

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.

Missing Spanish masterpiece thought lost forever turns up in British castle, and it’s worth millions

Missing Spanish masterpiece thought lost forever turns up in British castle,

Pilar Bardem, campaigner, actor and mother of Javier, dies in Madrid aged 82

CELEBRATED actor Pilar Bardem, mother of Javier, Mónica and Carlos Bardem, has passed away at the age of 82.  The beloved Spanish star died in...

Director Pedro Almodovar’s latest film Julieta up for award

Quirky director nominated for Best Foreign Film category

Europe’s first-ever underwater museum to open in Spain

Accessible only to snorkelers and divers, Europe’s first underwater museum is opening in the waters off of Lanzarote

Celebrating Andalucian audiovisual

Festival is being held at the main headquarters of the University of Sevilla

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

Exhibitions, galas and marches planned in Vega Baja city to commemorate International Women’s Day

ORIHUELA will be organising a series of exhibitions and marches in honour of International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8. Councillor for Equality, Almudena Baldó...

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

God’s own Banksy in Barcelona

Spain’s very own Michelangelo tarts up Barcelona church - but it’s not graffiti, he claims

The road you live in might just be one of Spain’s ‘official’ prettiest postcodes

IF Spain’s streets could talk they would tell incredible stories about their original architects - the Roman, Moorish and Christian conquerors who once lived...

STRIP FOR ACTION: The Full Monty musical to tour Spain

IT’S time to strip for action - in fact, to go The Full Monty. A €2 million production of the musical version of the British...

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