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Must-visit: Town in Spain that is ‘identical to the Beauty and the Beast’ village goes viral

A TOWN in northern Spain has gone viral for being ‘identical to the Beauty and the Beast’.  READ MORE: This town of 'echanting forests', chestnut...

Expat couple buy an entire abandoned ‘pueblo’ in Spain: These are the plans for their new village

AN expat couple have bought an entire abandoned ‘pueblo’ in Spain and these are their plans for their new home.  Have you ever dreamed of...

Kidnap victim turns up at hospital in Spain with a chain and padlock around her NECK – as convicted...

A KIDNAP suspect has been released on bail in Spain after a woman fled to a local hospital with chains still around her neck.  Authorities...

Spain’s Civil Guard busts gang who stole from football players while they were training

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has arrested four people on suspicion of stealing at least 123 cellphones for a value of €60,000 from an unusual target:...

Leading Costa del Sol hotel businessman Ricardo Arranz in intensive care after car accident 

COSTA del Sol leading businessman Ricardo Arranz has been put into an induced coma after a car accident in Burgos.  Arranz is the founder of...

Madrid bigamist married two women within a few months in Spain residency scam

A MAN married two women within months in the Madrid area so that his wives could get Spanish residency papers. The ceremonies were performed in...

Valencia-based sextortion gang gets busted by police in Spain

A Valencia-based sextortion gang that netted €104,000 from users of an escort site has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. The ringleader was arrested...

Saving face: Earliest ever European skull discovered in Spain

THE earliest ever skull fragments of a prehistoric European man have been unearthed by excavators in Spain.  The jaw fragments were found in the Atapuerca...

Nationwide home robbery gang using ‘slip method’ had operations hub on ‘luxury’ Valencia area urbanisation in Spain

FIVE members of a travelling home robbery gang, including a child, have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in the Malaga and Valencia areas...

TRAVEL SPAIN: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – 24 hours in ‘España Vacia’

Tempted by some friends to visit their pueblo, Sarah Crozier, makes a weekend journey into ‘España vacía’.

‘Serial fraudster expat’ Paula Neale arrested in Spain following Olive Press expose

SERIAL expat fraudster Paula Neale who was first exposed by the Olive Press has finally been arrested in Spain. It comes after dozens of...

Prime suspect in murder of Gabriel Ruiz, 8, linked to previous death of 4-year-old girl in Spain

THE prime suspect in the murder of Gabriel Ruiz has been linked to a previous death of a four-year-old girl in Spain.  Ana Julia Quezada...

WATCH: 64-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Spain

The birth will likely be met by controversy

World’s ‘most mysterious book’ set to make Spanish publisher millions

Almost 300 people have already put in pre-orders

An up-and-coming Spanish artist makes Madonna’s masks

The horned masks made by Cecilio Castrillo were worn by Madonna’s dancing troupe the night she took a tumble

EXCLUSIVE: Vladimir Putin’s personal vineyard at multimillion euro Marbella mansion

Sources reveal 25 plants from Spain's top bodega Pingus have been flown down to the Costa del Sol. By Tom Powell

Spain austerity: Spending protest grips city of Burgos

Protests continue in Burgos over planned redevelopment project

Costly road revamp leads to street violence in Burgos

Three days of rioting in Spanish city over eight million euro plan to revamp a major thoroughfare and put in 'costly' underground car parking

‘Barbarians’ hack up Roman mosaic

Thieves steal priceless fifth century mosaic
spain finds huge dinosaur femur

The land that time forgot

Spain is littered with traces of ancient man, remains of dinosaurs and proof that Neanderthal man held his last stand in Gibraltar just 24,000 years ago. After a 6ft thigh bone of a dinosaur was found in Teruel, the Olive Press sent Wendy Williams to investigate

What a cultured bunch!

Next week a shortlist will be drawn up to decide on which Spanish city will become Europe’s City of Culture in 2016. Nicola Cowell takes a look at what is on offer

British toddlers killed in Spain crash

The family were travelling to Morocco when the driver lost control and veered off the road

ETA bombs kill two

Dozens injured as Basque separatist group marks 50th anniversary with two bombs – while third is expected




Guardia Civil arrests six, seizes more than two tonnes of hash, as part of ongoing drugs war on Spain’s...

THE Spanish Civil Guard has made six arrests in recent days, as part of the country’s ongoing war with drug gangs on the southern...


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