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Violent Costa Blanca and Murcia bank robbery gang arrested in Spain

A violent bank robbery gang has been arrested in Alicante Province and Murcia, with three men jailed. The Guardia Civil raided addresses in Fortuna and...

Why photos of Malaga city in Spain are being displayed across London

Millions of tourists who ride London's popular visitor buses will get a little sneak peak of Malaga. Images of Malaga will be on show...

MUST READ: British drug mules flew from Spain to UK with suitcases full of marijuana grown on Costa Blanca...

A drugs gang including British citizens who took suitcases of narcotics to the UK and across Europe, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Police...

Madrid hotel transforms gardens into ice skating rink for Christmas season

The gardens of a hotel in Madrid have been transformed into an ice skating rink to celebrate the festive season.  The Rosewood Villa Magna in...

Does Spain really have a bed bug problem?

HEADLINES warning holidaymakers about a plague of bloodsucking bed bugs at hotels across Spain appeared this weekend in British tabloids.  The reports claimed that popular...

A new life for abandoned village in rural Spain sold in its entirety for €100,000 

AFTER just three months on the market and a surge of interest from across Spain, an abandoned village in rural Segovia has been snapped...

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Spanish explorer Elcano as Sanlucar de Barrameda in Cadiz prepares for a...

While Magellan and 232 others didn’t make it, it is 500 years since intrepid Spanish explorer Elcano made the first circumnavigation of the world

Thief takes surfboard-style La Manga sign from Mar Menor area of Spain and posts video of it in Madrid...

THE Guardia Civil is looking for a Madrid man who stole one of the iconic surfboard-style kilometre signs from the Mar Menor in Murcia. The...

Fact-check: Eight times Spain’s far-right VOX party was caught out lying in 2021

WE'RE not saying that left-wing politicians in Spain never lie, just their lies tended to be less satisfying to unpick. Lefty lies in 2021 were...

EXCLUSIVE: Expats’ €14,000 medical bill because insurance company ‘wouldn’t answer phone’ after accident in Spain

A BRITISH couple have a huge medical bill for hospital care, despite being fully covered by their private health insurance company. The expats have been...

How Londoners fell in love with Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca through Joaquin Sorolla’s paintbrush

The year of 1908 marked the first time Londoners set eyes on Javea. In an age where aeroplanes were still learning how to fly, and...

Eight reasons that make Spain the best place in the world

IF you're smugly thinking that Spain will have the most Spanish speakers in the world, you're wrong. That's Mexico. If you're thinking perhaps Spain had the...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: British fintech guru calls for Spaniards in the UK to have licences immediately revoked until driving fiasco...

A BRITISH fintech entrepreneur insists it is time to play hardball in negotiations with the Spanish government on driving licences. With Brits who have lived...

Two Costa Blanca beaches in Spain shamed with ‘black flag’ awards due to sewage dumped into sea

TWO Alicante Province beaches have been awarded Black Flags for 2022 by environmental group, Ecologists in Action. Cala Lanuza(pictured) and Cala Baeza between El Campello...

Royal ties: Five surprising facts about the strong links between the British and Spanish royal families as Queen Elizabeth...

As the Queen becomes the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years on the throne, the Olive Press explores the rich ties between the British and Spanish royal families

EXCLUSIVE: Crisis at Torrevieja hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca as doctors quit in their droves and patients wait ‘up...

DOCTORS at the Costa Blanca’s most beleaguered hospital have slammed the appalling working conditions and disgraceful levels of care. They told the Olive Press that...

IN PICS: Are these the best six beaches in Spain?

WITH more than 3,000 beaches to choose from across almost 4,964 km of coastline, how does one go about selecting the very best beaches...

Lift off for Richard Branson’s new exclusive Son Bunyola Estate hotel in Mallorca

New photos have revealed the stunning inside of a British billionaire’s new swanky hotel in Mallorca. Richard Branson’s new hotel at a UNESCO world heritage...

British bar owner on Spain’s Mar Menor stabbed after trying to stop assault on woman

A British bar owner from Los Alcazares received multiple stab wounds on Friday after trying to stop a woman being assaulted in the street. The...

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...

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...

How to invest in a dream, not a nightmare: The Olive Press guide to buying in Spain’s campo

The Olive Press asks a series of industry professionals how to avoid falling into traps when buying rural properties.

Postman stored over 20,000 undelivered letters at his Alicante area home in Spain

A builder doing renovation work on an Alicante Province house discovered over 20,000 undelivered letters dating back to 2012. The Guardia Civil heard about the...

14-year-old Marbella girl stars in latest Antonio Banderas film The Enforcer

A 14-year-old girl from Marbella has starred in Antonio Banderas' latest movie, The Enforcer. The internationally renowned moviestar in the Richard Hughes film played Cuda,...

Pedro Sanchez hints that power bill tax cuts and fuel subsidies will continue in Spain beyond June 30 end...

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, says the country's Finance Ministry is reviewing current crisis measures which are due to expire on June 30. Sanchez hinted...

LATEST: What you need to know about the new Covid rules for travelling to Spain

AT long last, Spain has lifted restrictions on unvaccinated travellers from outside the EU visiting Spain for tourism purposes. The long awaited easing of travel...

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