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New online guide tells Brits everything they need to know about driving in Spain

IN response to huge confusion among British expat community about driving licence rules in Spain, the charity Age in Spain has drawn up the...

U-Turn Campaign: Everything you need to know about the driving licence exchange debacle for Brits in Spain

ONE of the biggest issues currently facing British expats resident in Spain or those hoping to relocate here is the failure between the UK...

EXPLAINED: How easy is it for a Brit to take their Spanish driving test?

BRITISH expat Mike Sedgwick shared his personal experience of taking the Spanish driving test after finding himself among the thousands of Brits left unable...

Britain tops list of investment in Spain for first quarter of 2022

BRITAIN has beaten the US to be crowned top investor in Spain in the first quarter of 2022. The British Chamber of Commerce in Andalucia...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Olive Press making big inroads with driving licence exchange petition

AN Olive Press campaign to allow resident Brits without a Spanish licence back on the road is gathering speed. A pair of expat councillors have...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: British expat behind driving licence petition speaks out

THE OLIVE PRESS spoke to Stuart Hudd, the man who started the parliamentary petition to reverse Spain’s decision to end an extension period on...

EXPLAINER: What are the rules for expat Brits regarding voting in elections in Spain?

A NEW ruling by the European Court of Justice issued has stirred up emotions among British residents in Europe as it states that an...

Legal blow for Brexiteer ‘bad boy’ Arron Banks who used Rock businesses to fund Leave campaign

THE multimillionaire Brexit backer Arron Banks has lost his libel action against freelance journalist Carole Cadwalladr, in what has been hailed as a significant...

‘No news isn’t bad news’: Latest update from British Ambassador on driving licence exchange in Spain

THE British Ambassador in Madrid has insisted that negotiations ‘continue to progress well’ on a driving licence agreement with Spain although there was little...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Councillor calls for longer extension period on UK driving licence swap as British Ambassador in Spain remains...

AS the Olive Press continues to campaign for Brits to once again be allowed to swap their UK licence for a Spanish one and...

Absurd ordeal: The truth about taking a driving test in Spain

Olive Press reader Dorothy Ryle shares her experience of taking the Spanish driving test.

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: British fintech guru calls for Spaniards in the UK to have licences immediately revoked until driving fiasco...

A BRITISH fintech entrepreneur insists it is time to play hardball in negotiations with the Spanish government on driving licences. With Brits who have lived...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Woman forced to abandon home and move to campsite on Spain’s Costa Blanca because she can’t drive...

AS The Olive Press launches its campaign to allow Brits back on the road, our inbox is inundated with people whose lives are being...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Brits considering leaving Spain following driving licence saga

THE OLIVE PRESS is calling for a resolution to the ongoing saga of Brits who, since May 1, are no longer legally allowed to...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Ambassador gives update on Brits driving in Spain

THE OLIVE PRESS is campaigning for a U-turn on rules which, since May 1, mean anyone with a British driving licence who has lived...

U-Turn Campaign: More support our fight to get Brit residents back on the roads in Spain

THE OLIVE PRESS'S campaign to allow Brits without a Spanish licence back on the road is gathering momentum. Scott Marshall, the Councilor of Tourism, Immigration,...

Brits in Spain launch petition to call for driving licence recognition

A PETITION has been launched by British expats calling for the Spanish government to recognise British driving licences. British and Spanish authorities have been involved...

Police investigate Brits using fake documents to gain Spanish residency post-Brexit in Canary Islands

AT least four Brits are being investigated in the Canary Islands over applications to gain residency in Spain using forged ‘padron’ documents. The foreigners’ office...

Passport control mayhem with drunk British tourist attacking police at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

A British man has been arrested at Alicante-Elche airport after attacking three Policia Nacional officers at passport control. The tourist flew in last weekend and...

EXPLAINER: Why Brits in Spain are being urged update residency document to TIE ‘without delay’

BRITISH residents in Spain are being urged to update their ID to a TIE ‘without delay’ as more and more of Spain's administrative bodies...

Negotiators are ‘within touching distance of historic treaty’ over Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future, insists Chief Minister Fabian Picardo

AFTER months of negotiations concerning the future of Gibraltar post-Brexit, an end is now in sight, according to Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. In an address to...

Anger mounts over driving licence debacle for Brits in Spain post Brexit

HUNDREDS, possibly even thousands, of British expats have been left unable to drive legally in Spain after the failure to strike a bilateral deal.And...

UK govt urged to address problems at Gibraltar’s border with Spain ‘as a matter of urgency’ 

CHAIR of the European Scrutiny Committee in the UK House of Commons, Sir William Cash MP, has called for Gibraltar border problems to be...

Property developer claims Brexit has caused holiday home purchases to fall in Spain’s Murcia region

HOLIDAY home sales in the Murcia region have fallen from 72% of all real estate deals in 2015 to 47% last year, according to...

Problem, what problem?: UK’s Europe Minister James Cleverly ‘not aware’ of Gibraltar border issues

THE UK'S Europe Minister, James Cleverly, has insisted that recent issues with strict Schengen controls at the Gibraltar border are not a negotiating ploy...

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