Friday, October 23, 2020

Blue skies for Blue Monday

It is officially the most depressing day of the year

La Fonda hotel bounces back

The hotel in Benalmadena Pueblo - designed by Cesar Manrique - has reopened its doors

Dolce & Gabbana launch Spain inspired range

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

Bummer… bullfighter gets gored in backside

Matadors rushed to his aid as blood poured down his leg.

England striker spotted in Puerto Banus

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain dined at La Sala then visited neighboring nightclub Aqwa Mist

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

Costa del Sol fire: In Pictures – UPDATED

Dramatic images taken by Olive Press readers, capturing the drama and scale of the fire which affected parts of Mijas, Marbella, Ojen and Calahonda

Bank ‘bale’ out takes immediate effect

Business as usual at this branch of Barclays in Estepona

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

Zebra shark born at Benalmadena’s Sea Life

The shark was born at Benalmadena’s Sea Life as part of its conservation project

First ever hologram protest held in Spain in response to ‘gag law’

Thousands of holograms were beamed onto the lower house of parliament

An Egg-cellent display

Children at BSM show off their Easter bonnets

Gibraltar students visit European Parliament

The group toured the offices of the various political parties

Into battle against the French

Villagers of Montejaque re-enact the 1810 battle, in which around 200 locals won a famous victory against 700 French soldiers. Photographs by Karl Smallman

Andalucian photographer takes best nature shot of 2015

Francisco Mingorance won the ‘places’ category in National Geographic’s yearly honours for his photo of a marsh in Cordoba partially destroyed by radioactive waste

Spanish water baby

Rosanna Ogden began swimming at just 13 months old

The ride of her life

British teenager, Harriet Simmons, took to her horse to show the local men how the 'cintas de caballos' should be done

Miss World loves Gibraltar

EXCLUSIVE: In an exclusive interview Miss World tells the Olive Press why returning to southern Spain under a British flag is so special

Three wildfires in the Axarquia

The Torrox incident was captured by Olive Press reader Craig Mahoney

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

A glorious moment

CAR enthusiasts were given a rare treat when Jaguar held a test drive at the Ascari race track showing off the latest models.

The lunacy begins as thousands flock to Pamplona to run with the bulls

IT may look like a scene from Borat, but this Sacha Baron Cohen lookalike is actually just one of thousands of tourists who have...

Ship ahoy! From the Spanish slopes to the Gaza Strip…

A boat decked out in the colours of the Palestinian flag has been spotted on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada

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

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

Panda-ing to the Queen of Spain

Doña Sofia watches seven-month old Po and De De take their first breath of fresh air

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Spanish flag, made from traditional delicacies of chorizo and rice
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