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Spain’s Asturias region gets very rare Covid-19 variant that has only been detected in South Africa

SCIENTISTS at the Asturias Central University Hospital have identified several Covid-19 cases with a new variant that is largely local to the region, One case...

Spain’s Pedro Sanchez talks with chef Jose Andres in Kyiv about World Food Kitchen’s efforts in Ukraine

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, met with chef Jose Andres in Kyiv on Thursday during his visit to Ukraine. The World Food Kitchen charity set...

Swindlers ran online custom-made sofa shop that never delivered from empty warehouse in Spain’s Valencia

THREE fraudsters ran a online 'made-to-order' sofa shop in Valencia Province that netted €543,095 in orders which were never fulfilled. The Guardia Civil have arrested...

House hunting in rural Spain: ‘We bought a museum’

When Auriel Roe started looking for rural property in the cooler climes of northern Spain, she didn’t imagine ending up with a portal into the past

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

Badger unearths ‘exceptional’ Roman treasure trove in cave in northern Spain

AN exceptional treasure trove of Roman coins buried for centuries in a cave in northern Spain has been unearthed thanks to a hungry badger. The...

School roof collapse kills cousins working in Gijon area of northern Spain

TWO cousins died after a roof collapsed onto them at a Gijon school this Wednesday. They were doing ceiling repair work this morning at the...

3 bedroom Townhouse for sale in Siero – € 243,000

TownhouseSiero, Asturias   3 beds   1 baths € 243,000 For lovers of nature and tranquility! Beautiful independent CHALET, with 5,600 m2 of land,...

White-tailed Eagles from Norway reintroduced into Spain

NINE White-tailed Eagles have been donated by Norway in an effort to re-introduce the species to Spain. They are being kept in a special enclosure...

Chef Jose Andres tells rival politicians to join forces to stop pollution in the Mar Menor in Spain

INTERNATIONAL chef and philanthropist, Jose Andres, has told rival Spanish political leaders to come together to stop pollution in the Mar Menor. Asturias-born Andres won...

Goat cheese made in Andalucia area of Spain is voted the best in the world

AN Andalucia cheesery has walked away with the top prize at the 2021 World Cheese Awards in Oviedo. Quesos y Besos from Guarroman in Jaen...

Reckless father makes teenage son sick by giving him marijuana biscuits in Asturias area of Spain

AN Asturias region father could be jailed for over four years after giving marijuana-laced biscuits to his 14-year-old son. The impact of the cannabis cookies...

City slickers warned to steer clear of village in northern Spain where roosters crow, donkeys bray and cows leave...

AFTER 18-months of pandemic that has devastated Spain’s tourist industry you’d be forgiven for thinking authorities would be falling over themselves to welcome back...

Bullfights banned in Spain’s northern city of Gijon over ‘offensive’ naming of bulls

GIJON in northern Spain’s Asturias region has become the latest city in Spain to ban bullfighting after a row over the names of the...

Escape to Arcadia with a week in Asturias

It’s said the rain in Spain falls mainly in Asturias … But when Olive Press editor Jon Clarke swapped the crowded Costas for a summer break in this peaceful pastoral paradise, he only wore his raincoat once.

ONE-WAY DEAL as conman from Murcia region of Spain took online sales payments but never sent out the items

A Murcia region man has been jailed over an online scam where he sold second-hand goods but never sent out the items. The 23-year-old Cartagena...

Bear hunt: Pensioner attacked by brown bear while hiking in Spain’s Asturias

A HUNT was on for a bear which attacked a 75-year-old woman while she was on a walk with her family in the countryside. The pensioner...

Spain’s Asturias returns to Phase 2 lockdown measures despite having below average COVID-19 incidence rate – see restrictions here

In effect since 00:00 this morning, the restrictions will be in place for 15 days

Republican mask-wearer gets punched in front of his children by angry monarchist in Spain’s Asturias region

A MAN in northern Spain was punched in the face for wearing a Republican flag face mask with his assailant facing a hate crime...

Parrot smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca after netting €1 million trafficking exotic birds to...

SPANISH police and the Moroccan Royal Guard have arrested a gang of 28 bird traffickers who were earning over €1 million a year. Some 280...

Asturias becomes Spain’s first coronavirus free region

ASTURIAS has become Spain’s first coronavirus free region, going two weeks without registering a new positive case.

Andalucia is lazy, Madrid is full of clowns and Valencia full of drug addicts according to this hilarious new...

ANDALUCIANS are lazy, Madrileños are clowns and Valencianos are drug addicts.

Police in Spain SLAM selfie-taking millennials after rescuing them from 20-metre high ‘suicide’ cliff edge

The operation reportedly lasted several minutes, before cops explained to the young daredevils why their actions were dangerous

How you can buy your own pueblo in Spain

Would you like to own your own village? Spain has a few to spare. They are the forgotten pueblos - once thriving rural communities, now...

IN VIDEOS: At least Four killed as rain and extreme flooding wreak havoc in Spain

Roads and railway tracks have collapsed following the onslaught of rainfall

WATCH: Severe flooding in Alicante as red warning issued TODAY amid threat of ‘coastal phenomenons’ in Andalucia, elderly woman...

https://www.facebook.com/DrivingSpain/videos/1360554094081993/   SOME 12 provinces are on alert today for heavy rainfall and strong sea currents.  Valencia is expected to be worst hit, with the capital and...

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