Saturday, November 16, 2019

Spain beat Great Britain in Davis Cup showdown in Marbella

Britain now face a play-off in September which they need to win to stay in the World Group in 2019.

Las Máquinas Tragamonedas a Su Alcance de Manera Gratuita

Casi todos hemos visto esas máquinas tragamonedas tan características de los casinos. Tres tambores que giran al accionar una palanca. Los tambores llevan figuras...

CARNIVAL TIME: Mallorca festival set to be bigger and better than any other year

REVELLERS will be out in force to celebrate Mallorca’s historical carnival - Sa Rua. Being known around the world as Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Shrove...

SESH IS BEST: It’s healthier to binge drink at the weekend than to sip a glass of wine with...

A GLASS of red a day, I'm afraid, will not keep the doctors at bay.  Scientists have long known that while the old vino does...

WATCH: Drunk Spanish man rides a donkey through village in Caceres

Bernabé the donkey, was forced through the packed, cobbled streets of the village while throngs of people surrounded the animal.

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has ‘no idea’ who British Prime Minister is and is unaware of ’99 per...

“Well, there we go. I didn't know that. I thought he was the mayor?”

British pensioner killed in fatal three-car pile up in Spain after driver travels on wrong side of road

A BRITISH woman has died after a three-car pile up in Spain.  The 77-year-old was killed after the car she was travelling in, driven by...

Revolutionary app to help the visually impaired navigate frenetic stations lifted from Alicante to one of New York City’s...

AN INNOVATIVE app developed by the University of Alicante for the visually impaired has been implemented at one of the busiest subway...

IN NUMBERS: How Malaga province’s property market is one of the strongest in Spain

MALAGA has enjoyed one of the strongest recoveries from the 2008 property crash. Last year, the province registered 30,300 sales, a 14.6% increase on the...

LONG READ: 30 years since Berlin Wall fell, populism is the new divide that endangers our response to the...

Populism is the wall blocking serious action to tackle today's environmental crisis says Olive Press editor Jon Clarke as he remembers the fall of the Berlin wall 30 years ago this month.

One in every three Spanish women has felt sexually harassed

Some 80% of female and male respondents also believe Spain is a predominantly sexist society

Man detained after allegedly punching and pulling hair of partner in front of their eight-year-old son

The older son, who was in his room, came out after hearing the screams and blows and managed to convince his father to leave.

Autopsy shows Gabriel Ruiz was strangled to death before his body was dumped in a well

THE autopsy carried out on Gabriel Ruiz has revealed he was strangled to death. The eight-year-old boy died on February 27, the same day he...

Wine Time: Three must-have flavours for Spring

Olive Press wine expert Aleesha Hansel rounds up the delicious whites you should be sipping this spring

Hundreds turn up to Al Gore climate change documentary premiere in Marbella

The screening was preceded by a presentation led by Pancho Campo about the effects of climate change in the Costa del Sol

Olive Press publisher Jon Clarke gets five star access to Spain’s three Michelin Star heroes

Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta and Angel León are just some of the culinary stars that attended Dani Garcia's A Cuatro Manos event in Marbella

Arrests made after Spain company found to be selling ‘nauseating’ expired meat

THREE men have been arrested in Polígono de Marratxí after they were discovered selling salmonella infused meat across Mallorca. Police discovered 50 tonnes of expired...

Opera star set to dazzle in Andalucia next week

SHE first appeared on stage at the Sydney Opera House at the age of 11 and has sung on various soundtracks, including Baz Luhrmann's...

Private cannabis club raided by police on Costa del Sol, owner accused of drug trafficking

A PRIVATE cannabis club has been raided by police on the Costa del Sol.  The building in Fuengirola was advertised as a private members' club...

Solar energy will power most of Spain by 2030 as investment pours in

SOLAR power will be the most dominant form of energy in Spain by 2030. That’s according to a report by the country’s Industry Ministry, which...

GHOST BUSTED: ‘Photobombing spirit’ caught in British tourist’s Spain holiday snaps

The mum-of-three noticed mysterious goings on in the background of her holiday snaps after a family trip to Salou

WATCH: Manhunt for driver of British car caught strumming a guitar on the motorway in Spain

Reportedly the Guardia Civil are now looking for the man after a video of his reckless driving was uploaded to social media

EXCLUSIVE: Fears for potential Gibraltar data breach after government website hacked by Anonymous

A leading website security expert and an opposition MP are ‘concerned’ official data could have been compromised, after the website faced a double cyberattack by hacktivist group Anonymous

Sales are flowing fast at Riverside, the first project in Benahavis village for over a decade

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the first building project in Benahavis village for more than 10 years - and it's selling fast! Since going on the...

Gang arrested after kidnapping immigrants and holding families to ransom in Andalucia

FIVE people have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping immigrants in Algeciras. The Guardia Civil detained four Moroccans and one Spaniard as part of an...

Chinese film industry eyes up purchase of Spanish locations

LEADING figures from the Chinese movie industry - dubbed ‘Chinawood’ - are looking to snap up filming locations across Mallorca. ‘Chinawood’ is booming domestically but...
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