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U-Turn Campaign: More support our fight to get Brit residents back on the roads in Spain

THE OLIVE PRESS'S campaign to allow Brits without a Spanish licence back on the road is gathering momentum. Scott Marshall, the Councilor of Tourism, Immigration,...

Ten celebrities who died in Spain

SPAIN has long been a destination for those looking to spend their twilight years in the sun. And, for decades, it has been the escape...

Breakdown: Chaos as thousands of British expats in Spain no longer allowed to drive with UK licence

THOUSANDS of Brits across Spain are now unable to drive after an extension period that allowed Brits to use their British driving licence in...

Confusion as Brits fall foul of beefed up Spanish border rules crossing from Gibraltar

MORE testimonials given to the Olive Press suggest border guards in Spain are now imposing increasingly strict rules for entry - without publicly advertising...

More foreigners call Spain home than ever before, latest government stats reveal

THERE are more foreign residents living in Spain than ever before, new data suggests. Some six million foreigners were officially recorded as having residence in...

EXCLUSIVE: British couple lose legal battle as bulldozers flatten retirement home in southern Spain

FOR two decades it had been the dream retirement home of British couple David and Janet Hartshorn. The four-bedroom villa in the hills above the...

Outrage as bulldozers threaten British couple’s retirement home in southern Spain

A RETIRED British couple are set to have their house demolished on Monday, after a failed ten year legal battle. David and Janet Hartshorn finished...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat on Spain’s Costa Blanca left stumped by GoFundMe block on helping Ukraine refugee family

A British expat who welcomed a Ukrainian refugee family to his Costa Blanca home has been left angry and bemused by crowd-funding portal GoFundMe. The...

Brit expat claims disability benefits in UK for decade whilst living it up on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH woman has been caught claiming disability benefits in the UK whilst helping to run a property business on the Costa Blanca. Louise Jones,...

German expat shoots daughter-in-law and grandson before turning gun on himself in Spain’s Balearic Island of Formentera

A GERMAN expat turned the gun on himself after shooting his daughter-in-law and grandson in a row outside their home in Formentera. The 82-year-old man,...

MUST READ: How to avoid hangovers as a British expat in Spain this Christmas

AS Christmas approaches, there’s a tacit understanding that we will all throw caution to the wind and have a glass or two more than...

EXCLUSIVE: Irish teacher furious after being forced to sleep outside airport in ‘wet and cold’ conditions

A FURIOUS granny has slammed a Spanish airport after being forced to sleep outside in ‘freezing and rainy’ conditions. Mary McIntaggart was forced to spend...

British woman caught driving on wrong side of road in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca was five...

ROJALES Policia Local surprised a woman when she was found driving on the wrong side of the road. The municipality includes the popular urbanisation of...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN – Benny Davis with the ramblings of an 80-something expat in Spain

TIME to place my trusty quill pen alongside the nicotine-stained green eye shield and lay them to rest in my grandad’s old roll-top bureau....

EXCLUSIVE: Expat mum and son lose Costa del Sol home after courts send legal notices to wrong address and...

WHEN Victoria Jenkins’ partner Lee did a runner leaving her and their son on the Costa del Sol, she didn’t think life could get...

EXCLUSIVE: “Time to get out of Dodge” – meet the Brexit refugees making a new life in Spain (part...

Continuing on from our recent feature on Brits that have left their homes in the UK to start new lives in sunnier climes here...

ONE SMALL STEP: Meet Neil Armstrong, the expat Brit musician shooting for the moon from a hilltop town in...

LOCKDOWN certainly had its challenges, especially in Spain where for six weeks everyone was confined to their homes allowed out only for essentials. But for...

BACK TO SCHOOL: Choosing the right schools for your kids in Spain can be a puzzle of Einstein...

PENCIL cases to fill, textbooks to buy, packed lunch boxes to prepare… the first day of school can be as big a deal for...

ADANA Dog Shelter banned from fundraising at Estepona Port Market

ADANA dog shelter in Estepona is struggling to reach their monthly donation target after it was banned from fundraising at the weekly Sunday market...

WATCH Olive Press live on Sky: ‘It’s great to see the Brits coming back to Spain’

THE Olive Press reported live from a beach on the Costa del Sol with an appearance on UK television news on Wednesday morning. Editor Jon...

Irish expat returns to Spain to find squatter living in her home and demanding money to move out

AN Irish expat has been forced to live in a hotel after a squatter moved into her home and refused to leave. Jean O’Donoghue, who...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat loses home in southern Spain after 13-year legal battle with builder neighbour over dodgy wall

A BRITISH pensioner has lost her dream home in the sun over a decade-long legal dispute over a boundary wall. Margaret Townley, 75, claims she...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat forced to demolish his own villa in Spain or face jail just weeks after wife died

British expat finally demolishes his 17-year home to live in a van on the land.

EXPLAINED: What expats need to do to get Covid-19 vaccine in Spain

SINCE first embarking on its vaccination programme last December Spanish authorities have always been very clear that jabs will be available to everyone living...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-something ramblings of an expat in Spain

When I was young, 'online' meant pegging your washing out to dry. Never thought that one day this innocent household word would signify the demise...

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