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Estimates show Spain’s ‘lockdown loss’ of over 40 million tourists and nearly 50 BILLION euros so far

FIGURES released this morning, September 6, suggest that Spain had around 40 million fewer international tourists during the first eight months of...

COVID-19 lockdown returns for the first time since State of Alarm ended in June to part of Spain’s Valencian...

LOCKDOWN measures are being reintroduced for the first time in a Valencian Community town since the State of Alarm was lifted on...

FAKE NEWS: Spain confirms there is NO plan for second lockdown in September after ‘false’ article impacts business

A spokesperson from Moncloa succinctly told the Olive Press last night: “This information is false.”

British embassy ‘unaware’ of any plans for second lockdown in Spain after article causes mass confusion among expats

It comes after a WHO health expert said on Saturday that it was very unlikely Spain would enter another mass confinement of its people

Benidorm neighbourhood on Spain’s Costa Blanca backtracks on local lockdown threat if COVID-19 cases continue to rise

VILLAJOYOSA, which is just a 15 minute drive from Benidorm, has seen its mayor apparently backtrack on a local lockdown threat over...

Mayor of tourist and British expat area in Spain’s Murcia region slams Phase One lockdown threat

MAZARRON'S mayor has attacked comments that a return to Phase One lockdown measures is imminent in his area after a recent spike...

Spain’s Murcia region gets lockdown warning if COVID-19 cases carry on rising

A lockdown return could happen across more towns in the Murcia region if COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise.

Giles Brown realised he wasn’t the only one heading for the beach post-lockdown as Spain’s Costa del Sol gets...

HOW were things for you in the first weeks of the ‘new normal’? As I mentioned before, I was...

‘Covid taxes’, hotel deals and the price of a pint – what can Brits expect on holiday in Spain...

THOUSANDS of hotels and restaurants across Spain have reopened in a major boost for the economy. Some 12% of...

Andalucia’s Top 20 roadside ventas you NEED to visit as Spain exits lockdown

THEY are as much a part of Andalucia as fish and chip shops in Britain or bistros in Paris.

Inside Novak Djokovic’s €6.4 million Marbella mansion where tennis ace spent lockdown just weeks before testing positive for COVID-19

NOVAK Djokovic became the latest tennis star to test positive for COVID-19 this week. The world number one, 33,...

Coronavirus lockdown reintroduced in Aragon just a day after Spain entered its ‘new normality’

JUST a day after Spain entered the ‘new normality’ three comarcas have reverted to Phase 2 of lockdown after a new coronavirus...

Spain’s state of alarm ends with over 28,000 COVID-19 deaths and almost 250,000 infected

Andalucia had seen 1,417 detainees and 194,055 sanctions during lockdown

What can I expect when visiting the optician in Spain as COVID-19 lockdown eases?

AS things start going back to normal as lockdown eases, it’s not unusual to feel a bit nervous about visiting your opticians....

Why expats SHOULD be learning Spanish as Spain opens up post-lockdown

YOU may have been too scared to venture outside over the past few months, even for life’s basic necessities.

Spain’s Catalunya will lift state of alarm and enter ‘new normal’ tomorrow

CATALUNYA has announced that it will lift the state of alarm at midnight tonight and enter the ‘new normal’.

Beaches in Torrevieja to open on June 17 – rules here

TORREVIEJA’S mayor, Eduardo Dolón, has finally announced when the city’s beaches will open. The big day will be Wednesday,...

Belgian party Prince Joachim fined more than €10,000 for breaking quarantine rules during his visit to Spain

BELGIAN party Prince Joachim has been fined €10,400 after his jet set lockdown antics were uncovered.

Belgian Prince who ‘broke’ Spain’s lockdown rules to be investigated after party-goer in Andalucia is COVID-19 positive

BELGIAN Party Prince Joachim is under investigation by the Spanish authorities as more details of his jet set lockdown antics have been...

COVID-19: Around 40% of Spain’s smokers getting through more fags during coronavirus lockdown, study reveals

AROUND 40% of Spain’s smokers are getting through more fags during lockdown than normal, a study has revealed. Meanwhile...

Female expats slam police for ridiculous sanctions, as it emerges Spain has issued over ONE million fines for breaking...

A PAIR of female expats have appealed to their town halls over intimidation and overreaction by their local police forces during the...

Spain’s coronavirus quarantine for tourists to be scrapped in July

STRICT quarantine rules on tourists visiting Spain will be lifted in July. During the coronavirus lockdown, all international travellers...

If lockdown is leaving you bookworms bereft of new titles, turn over a new leaf with these 10 books...

By Alicia Duggan SO you’ve reached the last page of that gripping novel and you’re still pining for more....

Learn these Spanish phrases for ordering in restaurants as Spain eases coronavirus lockdown

GAMBAS pil pil, crusty bread, beer, ensalada de pulpo, real cafe con leche, chips, alioli, tomato salad, jamon, olives – the list...

Lisa Burgess confronts her inner serpent during lockdown and puts it right back in its cage…

MENTAL health is often neglected in these dire times so to keep the brain firing on all cylinders I do frequent Zoom...

Benidorm politician slams Spanish government for ‘scaring tourists away’ with two-week quarantine for international travellers

TOURISM spokesman for the Partido Popular Agustin Almodobar has accused the Spanish government of 'scaring away' tourists. It...
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