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How a Toledo synagogue became a symbol of anti-Semitism in Spain

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

Secret location art festival takes over Malaga

The location for each show will be kept a secret until 24 hours before

Nit de L’Art and a month long Jazz festival coming to Sa Pobla

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...

Palma’s Cinema a la Fresca on the waterfront returns with more English movies

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...

Colors Market brings foodtrucks and entertainment to Palma’s San Carlos castle every Sunday

A SERIES of foodtrucks are driving into the castle of San Carlos in Palma, creating the 'Colors Market' every Sunday with an open food...

Night Markets are popping up all over Mallorca for the summer season

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...

Hollywood hunk Idris Elba holidays in Ibiza before summer gig on the island

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...

New house on the market is a history lesson in itself on Pollensa’s pine walk

THEY say opportunities are like sunrises – wait too long and you miss them. But what about an opportunity with the sunrises included? Kensington International Mallorca...

Rialto Living’s newest artist on show is Luis Maraver and his India inspired works

INSPIRED by his trips to India, Luis Maraver is the newest artist exhibition at Palma’s Rialto Living store. The 61-year-old Spanish painter has been travelling...

Spanish magician Jorge Blass announced to return to Palma

MAGICIAN Jorge Blass has been announced to return to the Palma Auditorium from August 31 through September 2 with a whole new act. With a...

Son Servera hosts an artsy weekend with Vi Nit de L’Art

SON Servera has a very artsy weekend of theatre, concerts, art exhibits, and diverse culture on June 9 and 10. Vi Nit de L'Art 2018...

GAME OVER: French artist Invader to have controversial artworks scrubbed off Malaga buildings

TAKE a walk around Malaga and you can’t miss the 80s video game-inspired work of French street artist Invader. His trademark pixel mosaics can be...

BRIGHTER AND BOLDER: Expat artist returns for Palma exhibition

EXPAT artist Adrian Elgie is returning to Rialto Living with a new exhibition 'Brighter and Bolder' a year after his first solo exhibition at...

FAIR FUN: Palma’s Fira del Ram is back in action

MALLORCA’S most historic funfair is making its annual return. The Fira del Ram, which dates back to the 1500s, has returned with a fabulous 170...

Love Island Down Under: Hit ITV2 show gets Australian edition also filming in Mallorca

AUSTRALIA has decided to join in on the mega-success that is Love Island, and has already found the perfect Mallorca property for their version...

Malaga to push for UNESCO protection for ‘espeto’ sardines

MALAGA'S culture committee has agreed to push to have 'espetos' recognised as an item of Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.  The popular sardine skewer is...

Palma Film Office busy with hundreds of shoots as business only grows

PALMA Film Office has managed 217 film and photo shoots during 2017, with companies such as BMW, Cartier, H & M and American Express...

HAVE YOUR CAKE: Ryanair allows ensaimadas on flights for free

IT is one of the most common sights while boarding planes at Palma airport. Now airline Ryanair has agreed to allow passengers to take a...

BLOOMING HECK! Almond blossom season returns in Mallorca

FROM the end of January through the middle of February is a special time in the Mallorca countryside as the hills are washed white...

MUST SEE: Semi-annual double rose window in Palma Cathedral

THE rose window spectacular will appear at the Palma Cathedral again on February 2. Only twice a year the two stained-glass rose windows perfectly align...

PARTY TIME! Sant Sebastian celebrated in all corners of Mallorca

THE biggest party Palma has ever seen returns on January 19 to celebrate the city's patron saint Sebastian.  Celebrations start with a parade of Drac...

Top of the Pops: Spain’s most listened to song of 2017 revealed!

DESPACITO was the most listened to song in Spain for 2017, it has been revealed. According to Spotify, the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee...

After this weekend’s King’s Day comes Mallorca’s largest gathering

ONE of the biggest festivals in Mallorca, Sant Sebastià, is just around the corner with city's most iconic party on January 19. The feast day...

Catalan independence highly opposed by the area’s expats

OVER 75% of expats living in Catalunya are strongly opposed to the region obtaining independence, according to a survey run by Spanish Property Insight. Shockingly,...

Palma celebrates diversity and immigration with a week of activites

Some 9,000 Palma residents moved out of the diverse city in 2016. According to the councillor for equality and civic rights, 35 percent of those...
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