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From shanty town to supermarket shelf: The shocking truth behind Spain’s vegetable growing industry

The region of Andalucia in southern Spain that attracts two very different kinds of foreigners to two very different kinds of seas, writes Heather Galloway.

2 bedroom Townhouse for sale in Turre with pool – € 135,000

TownhouseTurre, Almería   2 beds   2 baths € 135,000 Overlooking the lovely Alcazaba swimming pool with its ample terraces and majestic trees and...

‘The bravest of knights’: Hero firefighter who died battling Spain’s devastating Sierra Bermeja forest fire to be awarded Civil...

The father of two sadly lost his life after being brought in from Almeria to battle the devastating blaze

Inside Dani Dyer’s sun-soaked 25th birthday celebrations in the south of Spain

LOVE Island star has shared a glimpse inside her sun-soaked birthday celebrations in the south of Spain with fans. Dani Dyer turned 25 in the...

Survey names the cities in Spain under the biggest threat from major earthquake damage

MURCIA and Alicante are the most vulnerable cities in Spain to possible earthquake damage, according to an Alicante University survey. Researchers have examined the probability...

Baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch from nest in Spain’s Mojacar

EIGHT loggerhead turtles have hatched on the beach of Granatilla in Mojacar (Almeria). The nesting was detected on July 5 by a citizen who called...

Terrible teenage bullies extort €7,000 out of frightened boy, 10, in Almeria area of Spain

AN Almeria Province teenager has been arrested for extorting €7,000 from a 10-year-old boy. The 14-year-old bully was detained by the Guardia Civil in Berja. Another...

Robbers who stalked bank customers with large cash withdrawals are caught on the Costa Blanca in Spain

THREE people who stalked and robbed people who withdrew cash from Costa Blanca banks have been arrested in Calpe. They also carried out distraction burglaries...

Charities in Malaga, Alicante and Almeria receive 24 tonnes of food for the increasingly vulnerable in Spain

CHARITIES from Malaga, Alicante and Almería have received 24 tonnes of food donations from Grupo ASV throughout July, 2021. They supplemented the important work done...

EXPAT duo drown in Almeria

By Elena Goçmen Rueda THE lifeless bodies of two bathers who went missing in Cala Raja (Almeria) have been found. A Lithuanian man and...

Four capitals in Spain’s Andalucia ordered to close bars at 8pm from this Sunday

SEVILLA, Cordoba, Granada and Almeria will have to close bars and shops at 8 pm from this Sunday. The measure is the result of the...

Child sex abuse video swappers in Spain are arrested after tip-off from US Embassy in Madrid

12 people have been arrested by the Policia Nacional across Spain for possessing and distributing obscene child sex abuse materials via the internet. One of...

Surge of dolphin deaths on Spanish coastline alarms ecologists

THE discovery of dead dolphins on Almeria coastline alarms ecologists. The number of dolphins that have appeared dead or dying in the last two years...

IN PICS: Woman arrested for allegedly running sex abuse ring involving girls aged 13 in Spain’s Almeria

FIVE children have been freed from a prostitution network that had been selling them for sex since 2019. Sources in Guardia Civil’s Operation Terciaria revealed...

British expat drives 100 miles to retrieve his car after Olive Press reader spots alleged thief on Spain’s Costa...

A BRITISH expat who reported his car stolen by a transport company called Mission Impossible has his car back after the alleged thief was...

CAUTION – DISTURBING IMAGES: Hunt on for man that mutilated and beheaded dolphin on Spain’s Costa de Almeria

THE BEHEADING and mutilation of a dolphin on the Almerian coast is being investigated by Guardia Civil. Sources say "arrests are not ruled out" after...

Notorious Algarrobico Hotel illegally built in natural Park in Southern Spain ‘to be demolished’

THE notorious Algarrobico Hotel in Almeria may finally be demolished 14 years after construction was halted. Money has been set aside in the preliminary 2021...

Abandoned sofa in middle of motorway causes severe accident with four injured in Spain’s Almeria

Andalucia's Emergency Service 112 received several calls at around 4:40pm, warning of the abandoned furniture near the town of El Ejido

Family clings to hope as search continues for missing sailor off Spain’s Almeria coast

THE search for a missing sailor continues off Almeria's coast as hopes of finding him alive diminish. Mohamed, a 54-year-old experienced fisherman went missing after...

The oldest city in Spain was built 5,200 years ago near Almeria, researchers discover

The study’s surprising conclusions have been made possible by radiocarbon dating of several human remains located inside the monumental tombs

Rural hotel in Spain’s Almeria latest project planned in protected area thanks to Andalucia ‘land grab’ bill

PUBLIC information has been revealed on the latest development project in Andalucia to make use of the controversial new Urban Planning Law. A 2-star rural...

Almeria gets green light for 4* Hotel on protected land in another blow to Andalucia’s coastline

The new 4* hotel will be built on an area near the Bahia de Los Genoveses known as 'Cortijo Las Chiqueras'

CASTING CALL: Male and female actors wanted for Hollywood Hells Angels TV series on Spain’s Costa del Sol and...

HAVE you always dreamed of starring alongside a real life Hells Angel in a Hollywood production on the Costa del Sol? Well now you can. A...

Guardia Civil arrests nine members of neo-Nazi group in Spain’s Andalucia

NINE members of a neo-Nazi group in Andalucia have been arrested by the Guardia Civil.

RANKED: The 5 coastlines of Spain’s Andalucia ALL worth a visit in 2020

ANDALUCIA is truly a magical place.  The southernmost region of Spain, it boasts world-renowned beaches, stunning landscapes and heaps of historical sites spanning millennia. It's no...

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the stunning beachside home in Spain’s Mallorca used for hit Netflix series White Lines

Hedonism, drugs and corruption - but the smash hit Ibiza series White Lines is actually mostly filmed in Mallorca, the Olive Press can reveal

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