Sunday, August 9, 2020

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Spanish princesses Sofia and Leonor start school

Rock fall blocks Ronda to San Pedro road

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

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

Axe-Rayed

British pensioner flew to Spain with an axe in her hand luggage

Live Belén in Jimera de Líbar

One symbol of Christmas that still maintains great importance throughout Spain is the belén - a Nativity scene. Photographs by Karl Smallman

Tango in Spain: An explosion of colour, style and sexuality

The Arcos de Buenos Aires dance troop wow in Ronda

Could this be a Banksy in Andalucia?

Spotted by Olive Press reader and multimedia artist Jane Jewson on the road from Casares to Gaucin, two lifelike soldiers in battle dress square up to each other on the side of a ruined building

Protest against Antequera high speed train testing track

200 tractors and 150 cars joined the protest causing travel chaos

IN PICTURES: Latest Costa del Sol flood devastation

Thought to be the worst floods since 1989, they tragically claimed the life of a 26-year-old woman earlier today

Best of rural Spain

Tilling garlic near Ronda - a good year and 2/3 days from market...

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

Ronda Romantica 2015: In pictures

The 'City of Dreams' turned back the clock as the streets were filled with gentry, bandits and travellers during the opening parade

PIC EXCLUSIVE: Britain’s Most Wanted fugitive Mark Acklom strips off in Spain

Leaving a string of broken hearts and empty bank accounts across Europe, Acklom sent naked pictures of himself to targeted women

Royal May Fair of Ronda 2015

Ronda's annual May Fair opens to showcase the best of agriculture, livestock and produce from across the Serrania

Read the TripAdvisor reviews of 12 tourists who were not impressed by Andalucia

“It’s as though some of the museums have just been put there to give tourists something to do”

Gibraltar students visit European Parliament

The group toured the offices of the various political parties

WORLD HERITAGE WONDERS: The best UNESCO sites in Spain

With the package holiday Mecca of Benidorm vying for UNESCO World Heritage status, Tom Powell checks out membership to this exclusive culture club

New animated film featuring Ronda will be the talk of town this Christmas

20th Century Fox’s Ferdinand, the story about a Spanish pacifist bull mistaken as a violent beast will be a real tear-jerker as it depicts Ronda’s famous Puente Nuevo bridge.

The magic of San Juan in Spain

Why poeple will be jumping over blazing bonfires before heading into the sea for a midnight dip tonight

Seven Spanish traditions of extreme animal torture that MUST be stopped

Below we have rounded up seven of the country’s most sickening practices which must be stopped.

PHOTO GALLERY: Caminito del Rey

A team of Olive Press journalists took part in an exclusive press day where the finest of Spain's journalist had a preview to the dizzyingly high, but perfectly safe, path

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...

Rocky mounds in Balearics threaten biodiversity along the coast

Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating.

IN PICTURES: Gibraltar National Day rally 2015

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, "Gibraltar is red, white and free"

Spain’s SpaceX satellite launch in California delayed by four days

It is hoped the Starlink satellites will provide low-cost broadband on a global scale by a constellation of small satellites with limited service starting by 2020.

EXCLUSIVE: First pictures of Malaga’s newly renovated Caminito del Rey

The Olive Press gains access to 'the world's deadliest walkway' in El Chorro
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