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Robber who preys on tourists across Spain and Europe is banned from Mallorca’s Palma airport

A serial sealer targeting tourists in Spain and across Europe has been arrested yet again- this time in Mallorca. His extensive criminal record and focus...

Gang kept stolen cars from across Europe at base on Spain’s Costa Blanca before shipping them to Morocco

A criminal gang lived the high-life in luxury villas on the Costa Blanca with money earned from selling off high-end cars stolen across Europe. The...

GBP/EUR exchange rate rocked by UK political chaos but bounces back after Sunak confirmed as PM

Trade in the pound euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate remained highly erratic through the second half of October amid UK political drama. Over the last two...

Maximise your income: Novasol has the experience and expertise to help holiday-let landlords in Spain and Europe stay ahead...

THIS year has seen the number of holiday lettings throughout the EU beat pre-pandemic levels, according to Eurostat. During the first half of 2022, guests...

Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

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.

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