Friday, April 19, 2019

Ferran Adria feeds opera legend while his brain is scanned in unique experiment

The pair adorned specialist headgear that can measure the brain’s neurological reactions

Depression causes one in four sick days in Spain

The condition was responsible for 24.4% of lost work days last month in the south European region, which also includes Portugal and Italy

England needs a lesson in language

As increasing numbers of European children conquer several languages, Britain’s youngsters try to play catch up

100 day pomegranates developed by Spanish researchers

New variety is easier to cultivate and requires 40% less water during cultivation,

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Secret Franz Ferdinand gig in Malaga

Andalucia fire bosses allegedly embezzled at least €7 million in public funds to ‘line pockets’ and ‘pay for private...

SOME 14 fire bosses have been arrested for allegedly embezzling public funds. The Policia Nacional found that the Consortium of Bomberos Cadiz took out mass...

‘SLOW DOWN’: Expats call for caution on notorious Costa del Sol road following viral pics of overturned car

EXPATS and locals have pleaded with drivers to slow down on a notorious road on the Costa del Sol.  It comes after a photo of...

Grapevine Properties – Our Frequently Asked Questions

IT’S been another busy month for us at Grapevine Properties in the Guadalhorce Valley. We have been running around here there and everywhere dealing with...

Surf and turf

Fins Tapas & Cocktails is one of the coolest eateries in the resort

EXCLUSIVE: Alleged seasoned British conwoman Paula Neale ‘flees to France’ with cops in pursuit

SEASONED expat fraudster Paula Neale has fled to France following an Olive Press probe.   Detectives contacted us following a tip off that the mother-of-two was...

Spanish children’s health hit by eating alone, study says

Eating alone could damage kids’ health

Spain nationalises fourth-largest bank

Government will convert €4.5 billion of Bankia loans into shares in group's parent company in effort to calm investor fears

Ono agrees €7.2 billion sale to British Vodafone

Spain's largest cable operator bought by British telecommunications company Vodafone

AVE high speed rail route would cause ‘total destruction’ of valley

EXCLUSIVE: Possible route for high speed train to Ronda would ruin one of area’s key tourist valleys

Art forgers ring smashed in Spain

A total of 27 faked artworks worth €1.2 million were recovered from raids in Castellon

Two-day beach volleyball bonanza at Olivia’s in La Cala

National professional players will be taking part in the competition

IMF foresees two more years of recession in Spain

The budget deficit is predicted to be 6.8 per cent this year - although Rajoy sees things more positively

Spanish scriptwriter attempts to flog own Goya award at Cash Converters

Eduardo Bajo Ulloa, who is believed to have been behind the sale, wrote Butterfly Wings with his brother Juanma, and received the best original script award at the Spanish version of the Oscars in 1991

Ronda’s new hospital opens its doors

The Junta has invested €45.8 million

Unemployment falls in Spain, but most jobs ‘precarious’

Just four out of every 100 contracts signed in December were long-term and full-time, the UGT has said

Great vibes at chiringuito Sonora Beach

Arguably the coolest hang out on the Costa del Sol

FELIZ NAVIDAD: Spanish royal family send out official Christmas card

THE Spanish royal family have wished their loved ones Feliz Navidad with their annual Christmas card. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia stand beside their...

Burglary suspect arrested in Mijas after trying to run over Guardia Civil officer

The man faces charges of burglary, fraud, property damage, attempted GBH of offices and more.

Former M People singer Heather Small in Marbella

M People star Heather Small tells the Olive Press why she loves her regular trips to the sunshine

Cold front bringing snow, high winds and heavy rain to Spain

Temperatures have plummeted across the country

Europcar wins TripAdvisor prize for being top car hire company

Europcar’s prize is a prestigious 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Favorite.