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Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival returns this summer with HUGE names including Billie Eilish, Khalid and Pixies
TAYLOR Swift and Kings of Leon are among a long line-up of artists taking to the Mad Cool Festival stage in Madrid this summer.
Man living in Spain’s Andalucia for 15 years denied citizenship for ‘inability to read and write Spanish’ and ‘not...
“Not only has he difficulty expressing himself in the official language of the State but he does not know how to read or write in it”
Inside the workshop of an artisan leather designer using the same materials as Gucci and Louis Vuitton in...
CHARMING: The Olive Press spoke to Lupe, the founder of craft company Mittica ©theOlivePress LUPE’S smile is wide...
“To ‘have duende’ is to have soul. It is the emotions of the artist converted into pure art. Their talent borders on perfection, it is something magical and authentic”
Superstition emptied a Spanish village in the 14th century before turning it into a must-visit festival, discovers Jack Gaioni
There is live music, falconry demonstrations, sword fights, hypnosis and magical shows
Gibraltar’s John Mackintosh Hall theatre to be dismantled and replaced with HUGE 900-seat auditorium
The Queen’s cinema room was proposed for integration into John Mackintosh Hall, but the site will now be kept separate and made free for other uses
RURAL RETURN: Music, dance and theatre festival run by Brit in rural inland town celebrates fifth anniversary
Me Vuelves Lorca is held in a beautiful, handcrafted stone amphitheatre which was built by the local community in 2013 around an ancient corn-threshing circle
Claire Leibovich delivers a masterclass on Spain’s most astronomically-priced paintings you can’t afford
Les Femmes d´Algers (Version O) set a world record price when it was sold for US$179 million (€125 million) at Christie's New York in 2015
Legendary painter Mark Ryden among dozens of artists at NEW Malaga pop art show, amid gallery staff contract row
It comes after a row broke at the CAC, as 17 staff from its Oleo restaurant were sacked, while 22 workers have denounced the Town Hall over contract disputes
The Welsh Don Juan … The one who’s belief that Welsh Indians roamed America’s Wild West helped a President strike the greatest land deal in history
Spending Christmas in Spain? These are the things to look out for, writes Olive Press’ Spanish hack Pablo Balbontin
SHERRY XMAS: All you need to know about Andalucia’s famous tipple and what to pair it with this festive...
There’s one to go with everything, writes La Bodega del Cantinero’s sommelier, Juan M Padron
FORNALUTX is officially the most beautiful village in Mallorca, according to the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Spain.
Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’
Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...
Humans measured time by watching how stars change position in the night sky, using them to mark events such as comet attacks
Based on the supernatural manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, the show’s plot scenarios will also be set in Andalucia
Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid
Conservation experts from the Museo del Prado, to mend the ‘considerable horizontal tear’
As anti-Semitism continues to top Britain’s political agenda, the Olive Press visits a curious monument symbolic of this age-old conflict in Spain
SPAIN’S ROBIN HOODS: Retracing the steps of famous Andalucian bandits who took from the rich and gave to the...
In Andalucia during the 18th and 19th centuries, bandits were flamenco dancers, bull-fighters, smugglers and travellers, writes Diana Tang and Grace Lee
SA POBLA has an artsy summer ahead, kicking off with an evening of art taking over the city for the annual Nit de L'Art. The...
A STRING of hit movies are to be shown with English subtitles at the annual outdoor cinema season this summer. Cinema a la Fresca begins...
A SERIES of foodtrucks are driving into the castle of San Carlos in Palma, creating the 'Colors Market' every Sunday with an open food...
TWO night markets full of local foods, fashion and crafts have popped up around Mallorca for the summer season. Santa Catalina in Palma hosts the...
HE is best known as the suave TV detective Luther and for his award-winning portrayal of Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom. Now Idris...