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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...

The British government has been criticised for updating its travel advice to Brits travelling to Spain.

The Costa del Sol tourism board has voiced concerns after the UK Foreign Office warned about potential issues for holidaymakers entering the country because...

Ex-British boxer with violent past gets arrested for beating up girlfriend at Mallorca hotel in Spain

A British ex-professional boxer, Stephen Kinnersley, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for assaulting his partner at a Mallorca hotel. Kinnersley, 43, was detained...

Drunk British groom spends wedding night in prison after hitting new wife on Spain’s Mallorca

A British man had a wedding night to forget on Mallorca after hitting his wife and being carted off to jail. The young couple flew...

British man guilty of manslaughter of fellow Brit in drunken Ibiza row in Spain

A BRITISH man has been convicted of manslaughter during a drunken row in Ibiza. Mitchell Andrew Loveridge, 26, from Rhondda, Wales, killed his friend Harry...

Get This In Reverse: The Olive Press demands urgent action to restore driving rights to thousands of UK licence...

THE OLIVE PRESS is launching a campaign to demand a U-turn in draconian new rules stopping thousands of British expats from driving in Spain. We...

Be alarmed: British couple narrowly escape house fire in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH couple are urging people to ensure they have a working smoke alarm after they cheated death at their Torrevieja retirement home. On April...

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...

British councillor announces resignation from Mar Menor council in Spain for health reasons

ILL health has forced a British councillor to resign from Los Alcazares council after being in post for just 13 months. Jo Scott filled a...

Benidorm bounces back: British visitors outnumber Spaniards for the first time since pandemic

IN a sure sign that things are returning to normal, industry insiders report that British holidaymakers again outnumber Spanish visitors to Benidorm for the...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat on Spain’s Costa Blanca left stumped by GoFundMe block on helping Ukraine refugee family

A British expat who welcomed a Ukrainian refugee family to his Costa Blanca home has been left angry and bemused by crowd-funding portal GoFundMe. The...

Holiday bookings to Benidorm are rising but bars and restaurants say ‘big-spending’ Russians will be missed in Spain

BENIDORM tourist groups say bookings are picking up but add that 'big-spending' Russian visitors will be missed due to grounded flights prompted by the...

Foreign house buyers on Spain’s Costa Blanca return to pre-pandemic levels

PROPERTY purchases by non-Spanish buyers on the Costa Blanca returned to pre-pandemic levels last year. Figures from the Association of Notaries showed 21,458 homes were...

Police appeal over missing elderly British resident on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN appeal has been launched to discover the whereabouts of a British expat Costa Blanca resident who has not been seen since Sunday. The Guardia...

British fugitive faces extradition after two arrests within days in Spain’s Malaga area

A British man wanted by UK authorities after skipping jail for weapons offences, has been arrested in Marbella. The 29-year-old fugitive was detained at a...

Drug trafficker on the run from UK police is arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British fugitive wanted for drug trafficking has been arrested on the Costa Blanca. The Policia Nacional detained the man, 26, who fled the UK...

Spain’s Tourism Minister confirms reactivation of international tourism

SPAIN'S Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, described the growth in visitors to the country in September as a confirmation that "a...

Spain’s Vox wants to extend citizenship waiting period to 15 years for British expats

SPAIN'S far-right Vox political party has proposed a bill to the Spanish Congress that would see citizenship through residency take 15 years instead of the current...

British home buyers on the Costa Blanca in Spain fall by 50% on pre-pandemic sales figures

BRITISH property buyers on the Costa Blanca have fallen by half compared to the pre-COVID pandemic era. Despite the drop-off, UK home purchasers are still...

How to survive a heatwave in Spain: Top tips from the Andalucian town where you can fry an egg...

With temperatures hotting up to 46 degrees we made an egg-cellent trip to the ‘frying pan of Spain’

Petition calls on UK govt to allow vaccinated British expats to visit without quarantining

An official petition is demanding that the UK government allow all vaccinated British expats to visit the UK without quarantining. After the outrage from British...

Fugitive found: Expat arrested in Mijas for historic sex crimes against young girls

A BRITISH fugitive aged 67 wanted for sex assaults on the two young daughters of his ex has been arrested in Mijas. British police had...

British buyers of Spanish property want a top quality internet hook up as home teleworking rises

BRITISH buyers of Spanish properties say reliable internet services as well as good views and nearby shops are their top three priorities in making...

Old salt nabbed: Royal Navy veteran ‘mastermind’ behind drugs gang in Spain’s Andalucia

A ROYAL NAVY veteran has been arrested as the alleged kingpin of an international drugs smuggling gang. More than  one-and-a-half tonnes of hashish, three boats,...

Spanish stereotypes of the British and British stereotypes of the Spanish

OP blogger Luke Andrews on how we perceive each other

British fugitive paedophile arrested in his fortified home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CONVICTED PAEDOPHILE who abused children aged 9 to 11 has been caught after spending almost a month on the run from UK authorities. His...

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