Sunday, September 27, 2020

A gruesome legacy: The history of shooting in Spain

Graphic content warning: Following the shocking massacre of a landowner's dogs by alleged hunters upset over a hunting ban, we trace the Spanish roots of the gruesome sport

Police in Spain test new hidden speed cameras in Andalucia

SPANISH police have tested tiny new speed radars that cannot be seen by drivers. The new devices, which are placed behind metal barriers, have been...

Businessman donates €14m artwork to Sevilla in 15-year bureaucratic battle

Sevilla businessman finally donates €14m artwork to his city after 15 year battle to be nice

Mallorca winery runs on 100% solar-powered energy

It is 100% renewable energy powered.

MI CASA: Expats choose crystal Mediterranean waters and sunny shores as Alicante named province with most foreign house buyers...

EXPAT homeowners are flocking to the crystal Mediterranean waters of Alicante as new figures reveal it as the province with the most...

IN PICS: Jennifer Lopez cemented her status as in icon in show-stopping performance on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Jennifer Lopez, or J Lo as she is more often referred to, is one of the very few standout icons of our era. Having...

Jump in: No English allowed

The Olive Press sends Imogen Calderwood to experience the total cultural immersion of Pueblo Espanol… and dress up and try on some ridiculous wigs!

UPDATE: Police investigate Scandinavian link to Gibraltar murder

Gibraltar police are focussing their attention on a possible link to the Scandinavian ex-partner of a woman found dead with her family this week

Spanish singer flogs Warhol ‘piss paintings’ given to him by artist as birthday present

The paintings go under the hammer at Christie’s auction house in Paris in December

Dodgy hip prosthesis? Raymond Prats offers some advice

Raymond Prats from Simplecare offers advice on what to do if you think a Johnson & Johnson prosthesis was used in your surgery

British and Irish hit squad avenging ‘Mr Big’ Paul Massey’s death arrested in Spain

It is believed that the man behind Massey’s assassination is hiding out on the Costa del Sol

‘World’s deadliest walkway’ the Caminito del Rey opens to the public

A €2.8 million renovation project has turned the deadly walkway into a massive tourist attraction

BREAKING: Number of coronavirus related deaths in Spain triples since yesterday

THE number of coronavirus related deaths in Spain has tripled in the last 24 hours.

Prince puts the most beautiful home in the world up for sale

The singer's Costa del Sol villa is on the market

Dogs found covered in worms, open sores and living in excrement as Malaga cops free 38 in sickening animal...

GUARDIA Civil cops have freed 38 dogs found living in extremely poor and cruel conditions in three separate raids.  In one raid in Benajarafe, a...

Axe-wielding man arrested after carrying out multiple raids on Marbella hotels

Two woman and another man have also been arrested in Ojen in connection to the attacks

BREXIT: Spain tourism minister in crunch talks with Thomas Cook and Jet2 to secure future of 18 million British...

Tourism makes up 11% of Spain's €1 trillion economy and British tourists are the largest visiting group, making up 25% of Spain's total tourists

Closing night is drawing in at the coast’s most exuberant restaurant

Guests dine in a charming courtyard under the stars

Crop farmers plea for pipelines to be built to try fight a feared drought

Officials warned that an official drought decree is likely to be called in the Axarquia area

SUMMER IS COMING: Andalucia braces for the heat as temperatures reach 36C

Spain's weather agency AEMET has warned of high UV levels from today

The mighty fall of the svengali, ‘Mr Marbella’

After one of the Costa del Sol’s most colourful celebrities – DJ Maurice Boland – was forced to resign from his radio show following an indiscretion with a teenager, the Olive Press explores the rise and fall of ‘Mr Marbella’ and recalls his close association with other teenagers, including wildchild Mandy Smith

READ BETWEEN THE LINES: New statistics reveal spike in drug trafficking offences on Spain’s Costa del Sol following four...

DRUG trafficking offences in Malaga have increased by 7.6% in the first three quarters of this year, new figures have revealed.  The province saw 777...

Alleged ‘environmental terrorist’ arrested after killing 15 Griffon Vultures in Granada

A SHEPHERD has been accused of being an 'enivronmental terrorist' following the deaths of 15 griffon vultures in Andalucia. It comes after the birds were...

A tale of two pueblos: Barbate and Zahara de los Atunes

While very different, the quirky towns of Zahara and Barbate are breath of fresh air from the manufactured charms of the Costa del Sol, writes Carey Camel

Do’s and Don’ts: Lawyer Jose Maria Lomax of Sun Lawyers provides some tips about how to buy the right...

SPAIN is a wonderful country full of new unique experiences waiting for you such as gastronomy, history, architecture, affordable property, the sun...