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Make your own paella as Spain’s Valencia region celebrates ‘World Paella Day’

PAELLA is one of the first Spanish dishes most people name, but in case you don't know, the Valencia region is where...

2020 the year Spanish Sales went Online!

The Olive Press spoke with Simon Pelling, Director at, to get his inside track on how COVID-19 has altered the Spanish Property Market. “2020...

Alleged British paedophile charged with 17 child sex offences in Gibraltar

A BRITISH man resident in Gibraltar has been charged with 17 charges sex offences against children after a four month police investigation.

Catalan leader Quim Torra faces being sacked in disobedience case

With tensions still simmering after the failed 2017 independence bid, a power vacuum caused by Torra's departure could lead to a fresh election if a replacement is not unanimously decided

Ryanair announces new cut to October schedules across Spain and Europe

RYANAIR is cut its October schedules by 20 per cent in addition to a similar reduction previously announced in mid-August.

Meet the dancing queen Ursula Lopen who has tapped her way to the top job at Analucian Flamenco Ballet

BY CRISTINA HODGSON WITH the grace of a ballet star, the passion of a flamenco artist and the regal...

British-Spanish study of cave paintings reveals more clues to neolithic life in Spain’s Andalucia

The 32 individual cave markings, made somewhere between 5,500 BC and 2,500 BC, were discovered a number of years ago, but using new technologies have only just begun to reveal their latest secrets

OD Hotels in Spain’s Ibiza and Mallorca hits high note this summer despite ongoing COVID-19 crisis

The OD hotel chain, which has three hotels in Ibiza and one in Mallorca, managed to achieve an occupancy rate of nearly 75% in the key summer months

Calpe Dental uses 3D technology for a pain-free service

ONLINE features on dentistry have never been an 'attention grabber because the thought of a dentist's chair inspires fear', according to Dr....

Insider tips to the ultimate Ibiza getway

Here are some other great money-saving ideas for doing Ibiza on a budget without missing out on a thing.  

The best Ibiza restaurants to eat at whatever your budget

IBIZA has a great range of restaurants, although many are overpriced and underwhelming at the same time.

Benidorm rolls out welcome to ‘digital nomads’ to stay on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM wants younger home workers to come to the city for a long-term break. It's the latest move from...

City street disinfection resumes after surge in COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has intensified the disinfection of streets against COVID-19 throughout the municipality. The work stepped up from...

Spain races to contain Madrid’s COVID-19 resurgence as it announces lockdown measures ‘to avoid another state of alarm’

Regional leader Isabel Diaz Ayuso said at a press conference today that police patrols will be stepped up to enforce the new norms

CAT-FISHED: ‘Black panther’ which struck fear into villagers in Spain’s Andalucia unmasked as ‘huge cat’ as it poses for...

It comes after a week-long search by Guardia Civil and Seprona involving aircraft and thermal cameras

French overtake Brits as Spain’s number one source of tourism

WE’VE had to put up with the Germans bagging the sunbeds. Now it’ll be the French grabbing all the best tables.

Westside School class sent home after COVID-19 case found in Gibraltar

A WHOLE class at Westside School has gone into self-isolation after one of its students caught COVID-19 and contact tracers moved in.

Girl, 11, airlifted from Spain’s Mallorca to Barcelona after falling critically ill with COVID-19

Doctors had taken the decision to move the young girl to the Catalan capital after her health rapidly declined

Lockdown-style measures for Spain’s Andalucia if COVID-19 figures continue to worsen in second half of September

Junta president Juanma Moreno confirmed the plans during a hospital visit in Osuna, near Sevilla, yesterday

Health minister in Spain’s Murcia region slams lack of discipline over COVID-19 prevention and says Chinese ‘are far better...

RISING COVID-19 cases have caused Murcia's health minister, Manuel Villegas, to criticise the lack of restraint among Spaniards in the region in...

Spain’s Andalucia registers 1,617 COVID-19 cases Friday in new post-lockdown record

Andalucia, due to being the most populous autonomous community, has the fourth lowest incidence of coronavirus (134.80 per 100,000 inhabitants)

Woman killed by storms sweeping western Spain and Andalucia

THE 'cold drop' that is sweeping across parts of Andalucia and western Spain has claimed a victim in Extremedura.

Son holds mother captive and threatens to throw himself out of an apartment window in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN held his mother captive in her Alicante apartment and threatened to leap out of a window when police broke into...

Spain’s Malaga airport closes T2 for first time in history due to COVID-19

This is the first time Malaga’s Pablo Ruiz Picasso (T2) will close since it opened in 1991

Travel bubble setback as Benidorm records two COVID-19 outbreaks on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in Benidorm which has been trying hard to promote itself as a 'safe' destination for UK...

EYE ON IBIZA: Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke discovers why despite coronavirus, it’s more than all white on the...

WE’RE eating €8 sausage sandwiches with thinly-sliced Toro tomatoes, washed down with ice cold Estrella Damm lagers and...