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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...

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...

Anthony Bourdain’s anticipated final TV series premieres with an emotional episode in Spain

The father-of-one had travelled to Spain and Catalunya multiple times

Left-wing politician brutally murdered in Spain

A LEFT-wing politician has been found brutally murdered in Spain. Izquierda Unida councillor Javier Ardines, 52, was found next to his van, some 150 metres...

Biting off more than you can chew: Growing up with one of Manchester’s first Spanish restaurants

I’ll never forget turning to see the sous chef stood in front of me with something long and, er, red, hanging out of the zip of his trousers

69-year-old British mountaineer rescued after found hanging on a cliff edge in Spain

The man had fallen almost 33 feet after taking the wrong turning due to thick fog

Man in Spain rescued after spending eight days trapped in snow-covered hut

But the snow meant officers had to ski down to the hut because it was too thick to land nearby to rescue the stranded man.  

Spanish prisoner wakes up in morgue after THREE doctors declared him dead

A PRISONER has woken up in a Spanish morgue after being pronounced dead by at least three doctors.  Gonzalo Montoya Jimenez, who was serving time...

REVIEW: Marvellous Marcial still has its rustic charm despite its stars

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke is delighted to find Asturias’ leading restaurant still has oodles of rustic charm, despite a 20-year gap and two Michelin stars

An Oscar winner in Asturias

The €44 million centre, designed by Brazilian architect Niemeyer is well worth a visit

Dreams helped by Salvador Dali – where to stay in Asturias

Olive Press editor Jon Clarke's tips on Where to stay in wild hearted Asturias

A gruesome legacy: The history of shooting in Spain

Graphic content warning: Following the shocking massacre of a landowner's dogs by alleged hunters upset over a hunting ban, we trace the Spanish roots of the gruesome sport

Spain’s police forces: Understanding which does what

SPAIN'S federalization process has added layers and layers of bureaucracy to everyday living





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