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EXCLUSIVE: Expat couple vow to leave Spain after beloved dog shot by hunters and police ‘did nothing’

AN expat couple have slammed police inactivity after their dog was shot dead by hunters on an evening stroll. Jennifer and Victor Gebhardt, 67 and...

LATEST: How Spain is tackling the monkeypox outbreak

SPAIN has so far confirmed 59 cases of monkeypox with dozens of other suspected cases under investigation. The rise of eight cases on the day...

Online scams and robberies fuel big rise in Spain’s crime rate after Covid-19 pandemic kept criminals at home

ONLINE scams, thefts, and violent assaults have driven a big rise in Spain's crime rate over the first three months of 2022. Interior Ministry figures...

U-Turn Campaign: Everything you need to know about the driving licence exchange debacle for Brits in Spain

ONE of the biggest issues currently facing British expats resident in Spain or those hoping to relocate here is the failure between the UK...

Teaching unions want school and college classes suspended if it gets too hot in Spain’s Valencia region

TEACHING unions in the Valencian Community are calling for lectures and lessons to be suspended if temperatures get too high. The region's school year ends...

EXCLUSIVE MADELEINE MCCANN SUSPECT UPDATE: Extradition request begins in Italy for Christian Brueckner over five new cases

EXTRADITION proceedings are being launched to bring five new charges against Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner. A German prosecutor confirmed this week that he is...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Main text for agreement set out in breakthrough for Brits driving in Spain

THE UK EMBASSY in Spain has announced the main text for an agreement to allow Brits resident in Spain to swap their licences for...

Benidorm pensioners get electricity bill discount on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council is offering pensioners in the city a discount of at least €50 on electricity bills. A €300,000 fund has been created and applications...

Police probe major boat gathering in protected waters of Mar Menor lagoon in Spain

THE Guardia Civil is probing an unauthorised party involving over 100 boats in a specially protected area of the Mar Menor lagoon. The gathering happened...

New aircraft could take taxi travel to the skies in Spain in five years

A new technology that could take taxi travel to the skies in just five years time has been trialed in Spain, and technicians say...

Family offering €11,000 euros for clues on missing Levi Davis, private investigator hired

The family of missing X-Factor star Levi Davis is offering €11,000 for any clues that could help track down the 24-year-old. Levi's mother Julie Davis...

TRAVEL: 10 cities in Spain where you will find the best free tapas scene

The tradition of free tapas are not only a long-standing tradition in Granada—find out where else with the Olive Press’ Tapas guide

12 Spanish insults that will make you sound like a native

I’LL never forget the day my Spanish teacher insulted the projector. Not because it was hilarious to threaten a small electronic device with defecating on...

What you should know before buying an electric car in Spain

Drivers everywhere are considering whether their next purchase should be an electric car.  Environmentally friendly minded folk understand the need to reduce emissions and slow...

Tough path for Spain’s young tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz if he’s to win his first Grand Slam- the 2022...

MURCIA'S Carlos Alcaraz has been given a tough path if he's to win his first Grand Slam at the age of 19. The El Palmar...

PP fails in bid to overturn wolf hunting ban in Spain

A BID to overturn Spain’s wolf hunting ban by Spain’s conservative opposition party has been rejected by parliament. The Popular Party (PP), supported by several...

Rising raw material prices dramatically push up new home building costs in Spain

RISING raw material prices have raised the construction cost of a 100 square-metre new home by around €14,000 according to Murcia's Federation of Construction...

Drunk British tourist causes chaos on Spain’s Mallorca with hotel and police assaults, just hours into his holiday

A British man, 46, kicked off his Mallorca holiday with a night in the police cells and hospital, after a drunken rampage in his...

Couple accused of buying young boy as mother in Spain’s Madrid says husband ordered sale to distant relatives

A couple have been arrested in Algemesi, Valencia Province, for allegedly buying a six-year-old boy. The child's mother, 25, told Madrid police that her husband...

Benidorm ‘English’ zone bars and clubs raided by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX people have been arrested by Benidorm's Policia Nacional during a crime sweep targeting bars and clubs called 'Operation Summer'. The detainees, aged between 20...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

Worries about heatwave fires forces natural park closures across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

FEARS of forest fires with temperatures tipped to easily exceed 40 degrees has forced most of the natural parks in the Valencian Community to...

Rich by design: The world’s wealthiest architects – from China to Spain and the USA to UK

ARCHITECTURE is an influential career. The most imaginative architects have a keen understanding of the power of their designs. From single homes to the grandest...

Exploring Spain’s Andalucia from 5,000 years ago

WANT to get an idea what life was like in Andalucia 5,000 years ago? At the Algaba education centre just outside Ronda, you have the...

Absurd ordeal: The truth about taking a driving test in Spain

Olive Press reader Dorothy Ryle shares her experience of taking the Spanish driving test.

Kicking things off! The surprising story of how one Brit brought football to Spain

TODAY Spaniards and Scots may appear to be operating in different footballing spheres. But did you know that a Scotsman was also the one...

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