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EU expected to help fund eco-friendly underground highway between Spanish coast and inland Costa Blanca

A MULTI-MILLION euro underground highway linking Torrevieja and Orihuela is to be discussed this week, with important funding from the EU.

BREAKING: Brexit done deal!

A BREXIT trade deal has been done, according to Downing Street. A UK government source confirmed the news, with...

Brits to be barred from entering Spain and any other EU country from January 1 under current COVID-19 travel...

BRITISH tourists will be forbidden from entering Spain and any other EU country from January 1, according to the current coronavirus restrictions 

Last throw of the dice: UK and EU negotiators to try and overcome critical differences over Brexit trade deal

TALKS to hammer out a post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU are set to resume today.

Trump says Spain ‘having hard time’ with COVID-19 and US coped ‘much better’ with virus than EU

The president told a White House press briefing on Thursday that he is confident his country has 'surpassed the peak' of infections

€140 billion COVID bailout for Spain announced by EU

SPAIN has hit the jackpot after an EU bailout fund to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic was announced. EU...

EU plans to ban travellers from the US when borders open

TRAVELLERS from the US are set to be barred from entering the EU once borders reopen next week, it has been announced.

COVID-19: Spain opens borders to UK and EU visitors from June 21

BRITS will be allowed to holiday in Spain in a week’s time, the Spanish Government has said. Prime Minister...

COVID-19: EU recommends ‘partial and gradual reopening’ of borders for worldwide travellers from July 1

THE European Commission has recommended the 'partial and gradual reopening' of borders to countries outside of Europe from July 1.

Spain among top 5 EU countries for recycling clothes

SPAIN is in the top five of EU countries for most Google searches regarding recycling clothes, it has been announced.

Spain and Europe’s COVID-19 response hampered by insufficient testing and lack of PPE, reveal minutes of EU coronavirus meetings

INSUFFICIENT testing hampered Spain and the EU’s COVID-19 response, newly-released documents have revealed. Minutes from the meetings of the...

EU funding and Spanish teamwork ensures 700 tonnes of healthy food gets to vulnerable groups in region

MORE THAN 700 tonnes of fruit and vegetables has been distributed to vulnerable groups in the region, thanks to the EU and...

COVID-19: Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, 69, tests positive for coronavirus as EU-UK negotiations delayed and London ‘facing lockdown’

MICHEL Barnier has tested positive for COVID-19. The EU's top Brexit negotiator revealed his diagnosis on social media, adding that he was confident in his...

BREAKING: EU set to BAN all ‘non-essential’ travel for 30 days after becoming epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

THE EU is set to ban non-essential travel to the bloc for 30 days in a bid to reduce coronavirus contagion.  The measure has been...

COVID-19: RECESSION warnings for Europe as more than 120 infected in Spain and EU declares region as ‘high risk’...

ECONOMISTS have warned that the ongoing coronavirus outbreak could lead Europe into a recession and cut global economic growth in half in 2020.  According to...

Spain receives the most asylum claims in the EU

SPAIN has the most asylum claims out of all EU states.

EU widens investigation into Ryanair for potential ‘unfair advantage’ in Spain marketing deals

RYANAIR has seen the probe into whether it received an unfair advantage from the Spanish government widened.  EU competition regulators first launched an investigation in...

IN PICS: As Brexit day hits Spain, the Olive Press remains firmly European

Once the clock strikes 12 tonight, we will not stop fighting for the rights of expats and Spaniards alike

Brexit is a ‘golden opportunity’ for Spain to take back sovereignty of Gibraltar, says Spanish MEP

SPANISH MEP Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo has demanded Spain take the 'golden opportunity' of Brexit to renegotiate the status of Gibraltar.  Speaking to media in Aragon,...

British Ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott issues Brexit warning to expats as UK prepares to leave EU in just...

“You have time and there are plenty of appointments in most provinces, but do make it a New Year's Resolution to get it done as soon as you can!”

Spain almost entirely eliminates burning of coal for electricity some 10 YEARS ahead of schedule thanks to EU regulations

SPAIN has all but eliminated the burning of coal for electricity after turning its back on the fossil fuel at a record rate last...

SPEXIT: Twitter users urge far-right Vox to call for Spain style Brexit – but how popular is the idea?

SPEXIT has been trending on Twitter after the European Court of Justice ruled a jailed Catalan separatist leader should have parliamentary immunity. Far-right supporters are...

MPs back Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal for UK to leave EU in January, prompting fear for British expats in...

It comes after the Conservative leader lead the Tories to their biggest general election win since Margaret Thatcher

Leading MEP supports EU citizenship for British expats in Spain as Brexit date looms

AN MEP has come out in strong defence of British expats in Europe ahead of Britain's planned departure from the bloc next month. Guy Verhofstadt,...

EU warns Spain for NOT acting on ‘radiation directive’, meaning increased lung cancer risks for thousands

EU rules stipulate that member states must have a national plan for the harmful effects of the invisible and odourless radon