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MUST READ: Ryanair summer flights threat as unions in Spain and Europe plan strikes

RYANAIR flights in Europe could be disrupted by strikes this summer over cabin crew working conditions. Spain's USO and SITCPLA unions have joined forces with...

Weekend in Madrid: Five reasons why Spain’s arty capital should be drawing you in this spring

GET set, ready… Go! The masks are off and it’s time for an adventure. But nothing too exotic. Madrid is the perfect spring escape. And...

Car giant Volkswagen to produce electric car batteries at new site in Spain’s Valencia area

VOLKSWAGEN'S car battery cell plant in Spain will be located in Sagunto, 30 kilometres north of Valencia City. The factory, costing around €7 billion to...

Distracted smartphone pedestrians on Spain’s Costa Blanca get Europe’s first road crossing warning lights

TORREVIEJA has become Europe's first city to install warning pavement lights to warn mobile phone distracted pedestrians of dangers at crossings. Traditional red and green...

How Spain’s Valencia region became the leader in organic farming

ORGANIC farming in Valencia has grown 81.2% in the past five years, more than anywhere else in Spain and exceeding Spain's average which is...

ANALYSIS: Does Spain have a drinking problem?

Alcohol consumption has plunged over the past 30 years, but Spain still has the second highest rate of daily alcohol drinkers in the EU.

Experts optimistic Spain will avoid sixth coronavirus wave

EXPERTS say they are optimistic that Spain will avoid a sixth coronavirus wave despite a surge in cases across Europe. After a good start to...

INTERVIEW: UK’s Europe Minister flies into Madrid for talks with Spain over issues affecting British expats post-Brexit

In an interview at the British Embassy in Madrid, Europe Minister Wendy Morton told the Olive Press that “citizens’ rights remain really really important” to the British government.

EasyJet to launch five new routes to Malaga this summer

EASYJET has announced plans to extend its connections from Malaga airport to five other European destinations this summer.The flights will link the Costa del...

REMINDER: Clocks go forward in Spain – and why this might be the last time

When do the clocks go forward in Spain?  Spring is just around the corner - and we can look forward to longer days soon as...

Massive European border operation involving Spain recovers 352 stolen cars and nets 2,985 illegal migrants

SPANISH police have helped smash a European car theft ring and recover 352 stolen vehicles being smuggled across borders by land and sea. Another 1,077...

Spain registers 2,128 COVID-19 cases in one day as it becomes worst-hit country in Europe

The second wave is mostly occurring in Madrid, where there have been 707 new cases registered between Monday and Tuesday

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 European Centre for Disease Control and...

Brussels sets three phase EU-wide deescalation plan to save the summer, pivotal for Spain’s economy

The European Commission plans to approve this Wednesday a three phase EU-wide deescalation plan to save the summer.

Last year was the warmest year in Europe’s history

LAST year was the warmest year in Europe’s history, it has been announced.

Talks with Spain and UK are intensifying as Gibraltar leaves the EU this Friday

TALKS between Gibraltar, UK and Spain are gathering pace as the countries enter the transitional period following Friday's EU exit.

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia named Europe’s top tourist attraction

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona has been named as Europe’s top must-visit attraction.

Cordoba ‘suffering’ from rural depopulation crisis as Spain becomes one of most sparsely populated areas in Europe

As younger generations are leaving, the birth rate declines and the villages are literally dying out

British expat visiting family in Spanish-plated car told to ‘f**k off back to Europe’ by road rage driver in...

A BRITISH man visiting family in his Spanish-plated car has been told to 'f**k off back to Europe' by a road rage driver in...

Europe’s first case of dengue fever transmitted by sex recorded in Spain

“To our knowledge, the first sexual transmission of the dengue virus among men who have sex with men”

Over 40% of people in Spain think cheating on a partner is acceptable

British people are the biggest prudes in Europe, the study also found.

With atheism on the rise in Spain, Maya Eashwaran checks out why the masses are deserting the church

Church marriages have also declined steeply; in a 27 year-long period, the percentage of religious marriages in Spain declined from 79% to 19.8%, a huge drop of nearly 60 percent.

Teen dies in Andalucia from sun stroke as Europe wide heat wave continues to grip Spain

HEAT stroke has claimed a young life in Andalucia as Europe continues to be gripped by scorching temperatures.  A 17-year-old boy has died in Cordoba...

A rebound in the European economy is forecast for 2019

Elaborating economic premises is not an easy task, especially if the object of analysis involves a compendium of countries such as those that make...

One in every seven euros into Spain’s economy comes from tourism

Spain was the fifth largest tourism economy in the EU and ninth in the world in terms of total contribution to GDP

Gibraltar ‘colony’ row could see British travellers charged €60 for visas after Brexit

Spain's proposal on Gibraltar's status has been sent back by MEPs for a third time, increasing the risk a visa plan will not be in place before the UK leaves

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