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Apple and Amazon fined €194 million for illegal collusion in Spain

SPAIN'S competition watchdog, the CNMC, has fined international companies Amazon and Apple a total of €194 million for collusion in the sale of products. The...

Three youngsters in Spain found guilty of the biggest ever fraud against Amazon in Europe

THREE 22-year-olds from Mallorca have been convicted for what has been described as the biggest fraud against online retailer Amazon ever seen in Europe.  The...

Amazon ‘Flex’ couriers were falsely self-employed, Spanish court rules

Amazon must compensate self-employed couriers who used their own vehicles for deliveries, a Spanish court has ruled.  The Madrid labour court said this week the...

Barcelona City Hall to ban ‘phantom’ supermarkets and kitchens that are ‘overtaking public spaces’

BARCELONA City Hall is banning supermarkets and kitchens whose products are only available for home delivery. The measure will target popular businesses such as...

BIG DATA: Microsoft follows Amazon in massive investments in Spain

TECH giant Microsoft is to build a massive data centre near Madrid. The company has contracted Ferrovial to construct the facility. The cost has not...

Barcelona to become first city in Spain to levy ‘Amazon tax’ in bid to empty streets of delivery vans

BARCELONA is to become the first Spanish city to implement a so-called ‘Amazon tax’, which will target online sellers such as the American e-commerce...

Amazon to open cloud computing unit in Spain’s Aragon region in €2.5 billion investment

AMAZON'S cloud computing division AWS(Amazon Web Services) has announced a €2.5 billion investment in Spain over the next decade. The firm said on Wednesday that...

Madrid resident fined €2,001 for leaving cardboard box on street, as city cracks down on littering

COMPLAINTS about the state of Madrid’s streets are a regular fixture on social media, with residents of the city centre in particular often sharing...

TROLLED OVER: Evil social media campaign to destroy new Maddie book comes unstuck

by Dilip Kuner THE Olive Press has won a victory against ‘evil’ online trolls who have attacked the family of missing Madeleine McCann for the...
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World’s youngest spaceman who joined Bezos on rocket mission trained at Malaga pilot school

STUDENT Pilot Oliver Daemen became the world's youngest person to travel to space at the age of just 18, after he trained at the...

Amazon opens a new high-tech logistics centre in Alicante to serve the Costa Blanca area of Spain

ONLINE retail giant Amazon has opened its new logistics centre in Alicante, with 60 full-time jobs created. The 8,000 square metre facility is the company's...

Amazon and Apple face collusion probe in Spain over stopping rivals from selling electrical products

AMAZON and Apple are being investigated over possible restrictive sales practices in Spain. The country's competition regulator, the CNMC, is looking into whether on-line retailer...

Amazon’s autumn opening for big distribution hub in Murcia covering south-eastern Spain

A new Amazon logistics centre will open in Murcia City this autumn with 1,200 jobs set to be created over three years. The 160,000 square...

Rival the yachts of Marbella this summer with this HUGE inflatable boat from Amazon

The must-have item comes complete with a drinks cooler and will no doubt make you the envy of the seas

Woody Allen to film new project across Spain after securing financing from Spanish company despite sexual abuse allegations which...

The Spanish company previously financed Vicky Christina Barcelona and Midnight in Paris

70% Amazon staff at largest warehouse in Spain strike ahead of Three Kings Day

AMAZON workers at their Madrid warehouse have gone on strike ahead of the Three Kings Day. Staff walked out yesterday as part of a long...

STOP PRESS: Olive Press now officially number one English news website in Spain

Our news site has been ranked in the top 10,000 websites in the country

Spanish chef writes novel after taking 20,000 locals to cook for victims of Puerto Rico hurricane

SPANISH chef Jose Andres has written a novel detailing how he provided millions of meals to Puerto Ricans following the devastating hurricanes last year....

Spain’s three-day Amazon strike results in police clashes and arrests

CLASHES and arrests have been made by the Spanish police during the Amazon three-day walkout. Staff at Amazon, who have been striking over working conditions...

H&M employees in Spain stage huge walkouts

Unions claim bosses are not complying with agreed workers' rights in Madrid

Amazon accused of firing more than 100 workers for going on strike in Spain

UNIONS in Spain have accused Amazon of firing more than 100 workers because they went on strike for better working conditions. The CGT labour...

Zara among most valuable brands in the world, according to new rankings

Zara reigned supreme in 82 position with a value of $17.5 billion and Santander was close behind in 92 with a value of $16.2 billion.

Jeremy Clarkson’s The Grand Tour will feature episode in Spain

THE Grand Tour’s new season will feature an episode in Spain. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond’s second season will be available to stream...

Huge pop-up library takes over Sevilla’s Plaza Espana

The bookshelves stretched over 20 metres

Amazon pay launches in Spain boosting online shopping

Amazon Pay aims to make the online shopping experience more convenient

Amazon opens sixth logistic hub in Spain

Amazon will open a sixth logistics hub in Spain this autumn. Some 650 jobs will be created as a result




TOURISM TRIUMPH: Spain’s Torremolinos achieves record-breaking August with highest-ever number of travellers and overnight Stays

TORREMOLINOS has hit an all-time high in its tourism statistics this August, as indicated by recent data. The renowned destination on the Costa del Sol...


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