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Starlite festival ‘cuts links’ with Marbella and threatens to sue ‘obstructive’ town hall

ORGANISERS of the popular Starlite festival have threatened to sue Marbella after cutting ties with the town hall.  The shock announcement came at the weekend...

La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s Andalucia and the Englishwoman that...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby...

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.

Estepona’s seafaring tradition is the salt adding seasoning to its tourist offer

STILL a working fishing town, much of Estepona's cash flow surges from the port. The importance of the maritime trade is obvious at the Ethnographic...

Brit popstar Corinne Bailey Rae full of praise for Spain

She loves Fuerteventura, where she recently filmed a video

IN PICS: The winning dishes of Masterchef 7, filmed in UNESCO-honoured Denia on the Costa Blanca

THESE are the dishes that won 26-year-old fishmonger Aleix Puig Masterchef 2019. The seventh edition of the hit show was held in Denia and featured...

How Londoners fell in love with Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca through Joaquin Sorolla’s paintbrush

The year of 1908 marked the first time Londoners set eyes on Javea. In an age where aeroplanes were still learning how to fly, and...

Forget Rioja, blue wine is hitting European markets

It will be available in the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands

All you need to know about Malaga’s iconic Christmas lights this year… including a little help from Mariah Carey

THIS year's theme for the iconic Malaga Christmas lights is a winter wonderland forest, it has been revealed.  Calle Larios will be adorned with suns,...

British cyclist Chris Froome to begin 2018 under doping cloud at Spain’s Ruta del Sol in Andalucia

BRITISH cyclist Chris Froome has said he is 'confident' there will be progress on a probe into an adverse doping test. It comes nine days...

EN VALENCIÀ, PER FAVOR: Irish linguist launches self-study course to help British and Spanish residents in the Valencia region...

THE situation will be familiar to the vast majority of expats who relocate to the Valencia region, especially in smaller, more ‘traditional’ towns. You make...

12 things Spaniards desperately want to know about Brits

'Who were the Welsh?', Spaniards want to know

Remains of lost Roman city potentially discovered in Spain’s Malaga

Researchers believe the exact location of the Roman city is at a site in Cañete la Real.

DRIVING STEREOTYPES: Do you fit the British or Spanish driving stereotype?

BRITS spend most of their time in the car thanking other drivers and are more likely to play a game of ‘I spy’ than...

With the Reds in Andalucia

Vivid account of Irishman Joe Monks’ time serving with the International Brigades during Spanish Civil War has been translated into Spanish

WATCH: Homeless Spaniard breaks down after UNBELIEVABLE makeover

Antonio, who used to be an electrician, lost his way and ended up homeless following a bout of depression

GALLERY: Costa Blanca city hosts massive medieval market, thousands attend

TODAY is the last chance for Olive Press readers to attend one of Costa Blanca's biggest food festivals. Orihuela's annual Mercado Medieval started on Friday,...

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...

Bullring in Spain’s Andalucia offers bullfighting workshops to children THIS WEEKEND

Only 29% of the population support bullfighting, and three quarters of the population have not attended a fight in the past five years

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, 35, posted a picture of a...

Festival de la Luna Mora kicks off in Mijas

Two weekends of festivities celebrate Spain’s cultural history

Elliot Wright set to bare all for ITV show The Full Monty

Six stars have been rehearsing in London with dancer Ashley Banjo

King’s Christmas speech in Spain receives lowest viewer ratings in 18 years

Almost a million less people tuned in compared to last year

Final tally for Spain’s record-breaking 2016 tourism figures to exceed 74 million

Foreign visitors spent €60 billion in the country last year

Daughter hopes incredible family photos from 1950s Costa del Sol can help solve mystery behind gay dad’s death

IT is a question that has tormented Australian Gina Harris for over 50 years: what really happened to my father on the Costa del...

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