Wednesday, February 26, 2020

From dangerous, crumbling walkway to Andalucia’s biggest attraction: The Caminito del Rey

As the infamous Caminito del Rey prepares to reopen as a major Andalucian tourist attraction, the Olive Press set out to investigate the deadly trail

Bank ‘bale’ out takes immediate effect

Business as usual at this branch of Barclays in Estepona

FEATURE: A Semana Santa virgin in Sevilla

Semana Santa virgin Tom Powell witnesses the pageantry, piety and passion of the Sevilla’s world-famous Holy Week processions from the best seat in the house

Keira Knightly takes Spanish vacation

The English movie star came to Spain to watch her husband's band perform

Ronda turns back time for Romantica festival

Locals dressed as courtesans, bandits, farmers and Napoleonic soldiers - to re-live the area’s dramatic past

Dogs may fly

This springy canine has been leaping about the Axarquia

IN FOCUS: Gibraltar Music Festival 2015

THOUSANDS of revellers turned out to watch their favourite bands perform at the Gibraltar Music Festival this weekend. While Paloma Faith’s ‘Hola Espana’ blunder may...

Spanish Civil War mystery solved

The ‘man behind the barricade’ has been given a name

Dolce & Gabbana launch Spain inspired range

With matadors and flamenco dancers as inspiration the fashion retailers new line has a particularly Spanish flavour

Dumped, face-painted pup finds new home thanks to JAWS

The Podenco was ‘thin and scared’ when rescued by the Jimena Animal Welfare Society

Anything but old puffers

The Over 50s Show in Estepona was a roaring success

Video of the ‘most dangerous path in the world’ sends adrenalin junkies flocking to Spain

A clip on YouTube of the Caminito del Rey has gone viral

Queen Sofia shows off her grandchildren

Flaunting her new handbag, with pictures of her eight grandchildren, Queen Sofia struts around Majorca

As much use as a cardboard boat!

BUDDING sailors are hoping to keep their heads above water in the Gibraltar cardboard boat race

Ready for the circus

CHILDREN at the British School of Marbella swapped their school uniforms for circus outfits during a special day of learning last Friday (April 13)....

A Spanish stairway to heaven

An exclusive Sevilla home becomes an incredible work of art

IN PICTURES: Astonishing shots of flood rescues in Malaga

Two people have lost their lives, while 76 people have been rescued from their homes in Alhaurín de la Torre, Cártama, Álora, Marbella and Estepona alone

Flamenco for Andalucía Day

Students at Laude International School watch a performance by El Conservatorio in San Pedro

Date with the ladies

Ladies bare all in a ‘Calendar Girls’ style shoot to raise funds for their village feria

Blazing saddles

Residents from San Bartolome de los Pinares celebrated the annual Luminarias religious festival by riding horses through fire

IV Reunión Internacional Hayabusa Club Marbella 2015

The fourth international meeting of the Hayabusa Club Marbella will see almost a hundred riders from Europe descend on southern Andalucia

Rock fall blocks Ronda to San Pedro road

Traffic came to a standstill as massive boulders tumbled across the A397

Going back in time

Can you guess what this is? Believe it or not, it’s a first-century school which has just been unearthed at a Roman archaeological site in Aroche in Huelva.

Sierra Nevada: In pictures

With over two feet of snow falling in the last week, staff are working to open almost 100 km of skiable tracks for this weekend

Europe’s first-ever underwater museum to open in Spain

Accessible only to snorkelers and divers, Europe’s first underwater museum is opening in the waters off of Lanzarote

You bunch of donkeys!

Fenicio the donkey watches as the cargo ship K Wave floundered yards from the shore
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