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Headless body found in Guadalquivir river in Spain’s Cordoba

THE headless body of a man was found floating in the Guadalquivir River as it passes through Cordoba. Police, firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff...

Spain’s Malaga records lowest number of daily COVID-19 infections in seven months and zero deaths

THE updated health data released on Monday brings the number of new infections down to 42, the lowest figure in the last seven months. March...

Dia de la Hispanidad: Why Spain celebrates its National Day on October 12

Each October 12 Spain marks its National Day or Dia de la Hispanidad with a public holiday. The day coincides with the celebration of Christopher...

These are officially the 10 best tortillas served in Spain

With onions or without? Runny or well done? These are the questions that continue to divide Spanish society when it comes to Spain's unofficial...

Drug smugglers caught loading four tonnes of hashish from Mar Menor fishing boat onto a lorry in Spain

CUSTOMS officers pounced in San Pedro del Pinatar as a fishing boat cargo of 4.3 tonnes of hashish was being unloaded. A refrigerated lorry pulled...

High electricity prices force major steelmaker in Spain to suspend production for 20 days

A leading Spanish steelmaker has slashed production at one of its factories due to the big hike in electricity prices. They say that power costs...

Spain to host international conference backing the health benefits of olive oil

AN annual olive oil conference organised by a top American university is heading to Spain this December. The event to be held in Jaen, at...

Youths arrested for attempted murder as they mowed down teenagers on bicycles on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A revenge attack has seen three young men arrested in Gandia for trying to kill three minors by ploughing into their bicycles with a...

Legal row brews over Franco’s flowery bathroom sink at dictator’s summer palace

A FLOWERY basin where General Francisco Franco carried out his daily ablutions when at his summer palace in Galicia is at the centre of...

Face masks rules to remain in place in Spain until spring 2022

PEOPLE in Spain will be expected to wear face masks in indoor public spaces until Spring next year, says Minister of Health, Carolina Darias. With...

How To Find The Best Weight Loss Pills Online While Avoiding Scams

If you are looking to lose weight, weight loss pills may be a good option for you. But did you know that not all...

Gang of six arrested in Spain for kidnapping plot with €20,000 ransom demand

OFFICERS from Spain’s National Police and the Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested five men and a woman between 22 and 42 years old, who are...

Where does Spain feature in the Top Ten rankings of World’s Most Beautiful People?

SOME MIGHT SAY that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, but it is very difficult to determine what makes someone beautiful. Is it...

Hold on! Making Tax Digital for Income tax delayed until 2024

By Emilia Carvell Following an announcement made by HMRC, it has been confirmed that the mandation of Making Tax Digital for Income Tax (MTD) has...

Costa Blanca queue-jumping COVID-19 vaccine mayor set for bribery trial in Spain

A Villajoyosa judge says there's enough evidence to try La Nucia mayor, Bernabe Cano, for COVID-19 vaccine queue-jumping. The Partido Popular mayor got an injection...

Spain to give €400 ‘culture vulture pass’ as birthday gift when Spaniard turn 18

SPAIN'S government has announced a birthday gift to all 18-year-olds in the form of a culture voucher worth €400. The culture pass, which can be...

Absurd ordeal: The truth about taking a driving test in Spain

Olive Press reader Dorothy Ryle shares her experience of taking the Spanish driving test.

Dance academy in Spain’s Valencia shortlisted for International Awards

A VALENCIA Dance academy celebrated its second birthday last week after being shortlisted for the internationally prestigious Worldwide Dance School of the Year Awards. Cameron...

Costa Blanca money launderers linked to British-involved pyramid con are arrested in Spain

A San Miguel de Salinas-based money laundering gang that handled €2 million in stolen cash has been broken up by the Guardia Civil. Four ring-leaders...

Spain property sales rocket above pre-pandemic levels

HOUSE sales in Spain in August rose by a whopping 41% from the same month in 2019 after a surge in interest following the...

Massive demonstration over Mar Menor pollution sends message to Murcia government in Spain

PROTESTORS hit Murcia City's streets on Thursday evening(October 7) to call for action to stop pollution in the Mar Menor lagoon. No official attendance figures...

Spain officially declared ‘low risk’ as COVID-19 infection rate drops

SPAIN'S coronavirus incidence has dropped below an average of 50 cases per 100,000 people for the first time in 15 months, reaching the threshold...

GETTING BIGGER: More legal help at hand in Spain as Del Canto Chambers expands with new office in Mallorca

DEL Canto Chambers is opening a new office in Palma, Mallorca, as the London-based barrister chambers expands its work across the UK and Spain...

EXCLUSIVE: Outrage in Javea as council forces closure of popular beachside restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

JAVEA council has ordered the closure of four businesses, including a successful British-owned restaurant, in the Punta de Arenal area. The authority won't say why...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat mum and son lose Costa del Sol home after courts send legal notices to wrong address and...

WHEN Victoria Jenkins’ partner Lee did a runner leaving her and their son on the Costa del Sol, she didn’t think life could get...

EXCLUSIVE: Expats unite to fight back against ‘scam’ estate agents on the Costa del Sol

FURIOUS residents are calling for moves to clamp down on ‘scam’ estate agents after expats rallied together to share their experiences of the cheating...

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