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Indian COVID-19 variant creeps into Spain but cases remain contained

THE Indian variant of COVID-19 currently causing devastation across India has been detected in Spain for the first time, but government officials insist there...

Life’s a picnic: The Olive Press tests Bilbao’s famous Azurmendi restaurant

As Spain’s top chef Eneko Atxa opens in London, Jon Clarke checks out the green and wacky world of his Basque restaurant

IN PICS: Assault rifles and submachine guns among ‘weapons of war’ seized as 7 arrested in Spain’s Valencia and...

A LETHAL cache of illegal firearms has been seized as trafficking operations in Valencia and Bilbao were busted by Spain’s Guardia Civil. Weapons included cannons,...

Benidorm mother abandons teenage son at northern Spain bar and drives 150 kilometres to Bilbao

A MOTHER has been charged with child abandonment after leaving her teenage son in a Pamplona bar, while she travelled 150 kilometres to Bilbao. The...

Bartolome ‘Bermejo’ de Cardenas – Spain’s 15th century Gothic artist who almost nobody has heard of

Bermejo’s works can be seen at the National Gallery in London until September 29 or at the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao

RED ALERT: Warnings across Spain as temperatures to surpass 40C TODAY before scorcher along Costa del Sol on Friday

While Malaga and the Costa del Sol have avoided hotter temperatures today, that will be expected to change come Friday

OPINION: Is it any wonder racism flourishes in Spain, when a teacher of all people, feels she can call...

With a teacher now caught on camera peddling the same old racist stereotypes of ‘monkeys’, is it any wonder racism continues

Spain dominates World’s Best 50 Restaurants list with three Spanish kitchens in top 10

Since its inception in 2002 the illustrious parade of global gastronomy has put a Spanish restaurant top seven times

Why you need to visit Spain’s Bilbao this year

How to enjoy one one of Europe’s best gems in 72 hours

Pintxo hopping in Spain’s San Sebastian may be ‘World’s Best Culinary Experience’ but don’t bail on Bilbao

THE world’s best culinary experience has officially been awarded to an old Spanish tradition. Well, Basque that is. Choosing from 500 different food experiences...

Chelsea pays €71.6 million to Spain’s Athletic Bilbao for Kepa

Athletic Bilbao's Kepa will transfer to Chelsea with a record buyout clause

Spain dominates World’s 50 Best Restaurants list

A record seven Spanish restaurants secured places in the top 50, including three snapping up coveted spots in the top 10

Runners-up announced for World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards event in Spain

THE most prestigious international event in gastronomy, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, has revealed its runners-up.  Taking place in Bilbao this month, the organisation...

Up to 200,000 protestors form human chain calling for independence referendum for Spain’s Basque Country

ALMOST 200,000 protestors formed a human chain to call for a referendum on the independence of the Basque Country from Spain.  Spaniards from the wealthy...

Spanish museum set to show controversial exhibition that was cancelled in New York following protests

A CONTROVERSIAL exhibition which shows videos of pigs copulating has been taken on by a Spanish museum after being kicked out of New York....

The xx announce new Night + Day festival in Spain

The Indie band will be taking over Bilbao this July

WATCH: Heartbreaking video of black boy forced to leave park in Spain following abuse from other children

THIS is the heartbreaking moment a young black boy was forced to leave a park in Spain after being harassed by other children.  https://www.facebook.com/LaPanderetaES/videos/1735487209841324/ The footage was...

Spain to host The World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Bilbao this summer

The 16th edition of the hotly anticipated gastronomy awards will take place in June

Police officer in Spain ‘killed by Russian ultra fan’ ahead of football match

A POLICE officer has been killed in Spain during an organised fight between supporters of two rival teams. The planned brawl took place last night...

Bilbao is all hooked up to be the world’s internet hub

Today, there are over 420 submarine cables in service around the world, stretching a length of over 700,000 miles.

ALL ABOARD: First EVER ferry link between Ireland and Spain announced

THE first ever ferry link between Ireland and Spain has been announced by Brittany Ferries. The company presented its new route from Cork to northern...

Bilbao court ruling threatens void agreements without valid licences

It is believed that defunct Luxembourg-based Landsbanki Bank had lent a staggering 100 million euros in Spain to reduce death duties that thankfully will be difficult to recoup.

Ryanair urges Spain to ‘diversify’ tourism in face of sweeping anti-tourist backlash

Barcelona, San Sebastian and Mallorca saw the worst of the backlash, just months after the country reported a record 75.6 million tourists for 2016

Spanish city under fire for handing out ‘cocaine cards’ and advice on how to snort Class A drug

News of the campaign only came out this week, sparking criticism from the Partido Popular in Bilbao

Spain to host 2018 Rugby European Championships final at San Mames Stadium

Spain will host next year's final game of the Rugby European Championships in its 53,289-capacity San Mames Stadium

Spain music festival guide 2017

The Olive Press has scoured the land to find the must-attend events in 2017, so grab your cervezas and sombreros and begin the party

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