Saturday, July 20, 2019

Spain’s airports to produce own power under massive solar panel project

TAKING OFF: Aena manages 46 Spanish airports SPAIN’S airport operator has announced ambitious plans to produce most of...

Red wine is ‘healthier’ than beer

There is finally a medically authority on the ultimate bar dilemma between beer and wine

Spain is Europe’s worst polluter, says EU study

Spain failed an embarrassing three out of four criteria tests

Pregnant migrant rushed to hospital after boat lands in Velez Malaga

Six others were also transferred to the Hospital Comarcal de Velez-Malaga, where two were treated for hypothermia and four for abrasive wounds

King Felipe’s food secrets and handsome new beard-less look

King Felipe’s svelte new look comes thanks to a mindful Mediterranean diet, a sporty lifestyle and a close shave

Spanish police arrest 25 suspects in forced prostitution gang

Some 25 individuals have been arrested and 22 women freed from a forced prostitution gang in Barcelona.

Protest to save San Pedro trees from destruction starts tonight

A group on Facebook are now planning a protest asking for people to get involved to stop the destruction. 

International ‘clean up the seas’ mission reaches Andalucia

The Ocean Crusader mission to clean up the world’s seas has launched its Spanish leg of the world tour in Almeria

La Sala restaurant in Gibraltar is really making waves

The new La Sala restaurant is really making waves thanks to an expected sprinkling of glitz and glamour, writes Jon Clarke

Argentine novelist wins Spanish book prize

For the best noir novel published in Spain

Tenth bus catches fire while en route and full of passengers

ANOTHER bus has caught fire while driving in Mallorca. It is the tenth bus to have caught fire on the island in just two years....

New Ronda animal sanctuary aims to tackle cause of animal abuse

The owners are putting on workshops for children and adults alike

Scientists hatch a plan to solve Spain’s endangered bluefin tuna crisis

Scientists in Spain are aiming to solve the world’s bluefin tuna crisis by rearing them on land from tiny eggs

The business of debt

Business is booming for debt collectors

WATCH: Smoke bellows from Costa del Sol fire as A-7 motorway shuts down

THIS is the moment a forest fire shut down traffic on the Costa del Sol.  https://twitter.com/juanignaciogc/status/1027546535695998976 The 30-second clips show smoke bellowing from the flames adjacent...

Police in Spain fear imminent terror incident after truck similar to Berlin attack stolen

ceSPANISH police have issued a public warning about a stolen lorry similar to the one used in the Berlin Christmas market attack in 2016. Catalunya...

Cadiz Carnival 2012 in pictures

The Olive Press editorial team headed to Cadiz to check out the carnival

Secret Spanish getaways

There is more to Spain than visiting cathedrals in Barcelona, going to Plaza Mayor in Madrid, enjoying Las Fallas in Valencia, or lying on Empuriabrava beach at the Costa Brava

Celebrated Ronda painter David Bomberg in London exhibition

David Bomberg lived in the Spanish mountain town from 1934-35 and 1956-57 and painted some of his greatest work there

Baby contracts scurvy in Spain after being put on almond-milk diet

Doctors have linked the rare disease to the baby’s almond milk-only diet

Andalucia train station wins accolade for its restaurant

Five stops north of Algeciras, Restaurante La Estacion San Pablo de Buceite, in Jimena de la Frontera, was crowned Spain’s best train station restaurant

Olive Press Facebook page breaks 10,000 ‘likes’ barrier

OP passes Facebook milestone after another exclusive-packed year

Busted cocaine cartel was building private airfield in Andalucia to fly in drugs from Morocco

A DRUG smuggling cartel has been busted building a private airfield in Andalucia in a bid to fly in cocaine from Morocco.  Some 14 suspected...

€75 million to be pumped into sustainable building projects across Andalucia

The Junta is financing environmentally-sound and long-lasting projects that will come to fruition before 2020
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