Monday, October 3, 2022

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Some 150,000 people take to streets of Barcelona to support Catalan independence

Around 150,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday September 11, to celebrate “la Diada”, often described as Catalonia’s National Day, and...

IN PICS: King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez express their condolences for the...

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia have expressed their condolences to UK ambassador Hugh Elliot over the death of Queen Elizabeth II. They visited the UK...

YOU WERE A WONDERFUL WOMAN:Tributes pour in from Spanish politicians and the Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth 

YOU WERE A WONDERFUL WOMAN:Tributes pour in from Spanish politicians and the Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth  SEVERAL leading Spanish politicians, including Prime Minister Pedro...

Boogie nights: Sacked Tory minister Michael Gove pictured partying in Ibiza

EX- minister Michael Gove has  been spotted raving in Ibiza in one of the most expensive clubs on the island. The 55-year-old was photographed on...

EXPLAINER: What Spain’s new ‘only yes means yes’ law means for rape victims in Spain

SPAIN'S Congress approved a ‘yes means yes’ law on Thursday, qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape. The legislation passed with 205 votes in favour, 141...

Pedro Sanchez unveils surprising new energy saving tip for workers in Spain

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez claims that workers can save energy by not wearing ties after appearing tieless at a Madrid news conference on Friday. He...

Outrage after curvy British model included in Spain’s body positive beach campaign without permission

A CAMPAIGN by the Spanish government to promote body positivity on the beach has sparked new criticism after a British model recognised herself as...

Andalucia unveils new government with more women than men in ministerial posts

THE re-elected regional president of Andalucia has unveiled the make-up of the new majority government announcing that women will hold the majority of ministerial...

Delays to new dual-carriageway for busy Costa Blanca road raised in Spain’s Congress

QUESTIONS have been tabled in Spain's Congress about the long delay to executing plans to convert the N-332 highway in Torrevieja to a dual...

High 10% inflation rate to continue for ‘rest of summer’ in Spain

THE Spanish economy will continue to be battered by a high inflation rate for the 'rest of summer' according to economy minister, Nadia Calvino. As...

Pedro Sanchez announces surprise windfall taxes on banks and energy companies in Spain

BANKS and energy companies in Spain are to be hit with new 'temporary' windfall taxes. The surprise announcement was made in Congress on Tuesday by...

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez under pressure to call general election in Spain

Nearly half of those surveyed by Spanish Newspaper El Mundo think that Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez should call a general election. However, Prime Minister Pedro...

Spanish Equality MP criticised for travelling in to New York via a private jet

THE MP for Equality, Irene Montero, has been heavily criticised by political rivals for flying to New York in the Falcon - a private...

Vox wants casual sex crackown in Spain

BY Livia Cockerell CASUAL sex and the ‘hypersexualisation’ of society is to blame for the the countries low birthrate, so says Juan Garcia-Gallardo, Vox’s deputy...

Families of NATO leaders enjoy final day in Madrid 

THE spouses of NATO leaders enjoyed an olive oil tasting session hosted by Queen Letizia of Spain on their last day in Madrid.  The Queen’s...

WATCH: Art and Spanish cuisine for world leaders as Prado Museum hosts NATO dinner in Madrid

NATO country leaders and guests were treated to the spectacular combination of the greatest art in Spain’s history combined with the best of the...

Pedro Sanchez announces new electricity bill tax cuts in Spain

TAX on electricity bills will be cut in Spain this weekend- the second time in less than a year. Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced in...

RUNAWAY VICTORY: Conservative People’s Party wins absolute majority in Spain’s Andalucia regional election

THE Conservative People’s Party has scored an overwhelming absolute majority in the regional election celebrated yesterday, Sunday June 19. PP chief, Juan Manuel Moreno, has...

Andalucian elections 2022: Who’s who in the race to lead the region

WITH the regional election campaign now in full swing ahead of polling day on Sunday, June 19, The Olive Press takes a look at...

OPINION: Give expats full voting rights in Spain

THE Right to vote is considered one of the most fundamental rights in a democracy. A mere century ago women were throwing themselves under horses...

Commons’ Committee launches inquiry into Gibraltar treaty progress amid border check controversy 

THE House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee has launched an inquiry into the progress of post-Brexit negotiations on the agreement of future trade and...

‘You’ve aged well!’ Obama jokes with Spain’s PM on visit to Malaga

FORMER US President Barack Obama met with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez during his visit to a tech conference in Malaga and the pair...

Franco supporter from Spain’s Valencia faces prison for making death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

A 51-year-old man from Paterna, Valencia Province, goes on trial on Thursday for posting social media death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Prosecutors have...

ROCKING IN: Former President Barack Obama heads for Spanish hotel where Guns N’Roses, Peter Andre and Gareth Bale normally...

HE is easily the hippest of ex-presidents, so it’s no surprise to learn he’s staying at a hotel normally frequented by rock and football...

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