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Inside the mansion in Spain that became Europe’s ‘most expensive home’ after selling for €32MILLION to mystery buyer

A SPANISH mansion has sold for a staggering €32MILLION - and the two-storey home offers a 20-metre pool, cinema, and even a spa. The home,...

TYRE TANTRUM as angry elderly man on Spain’s Costa Blanca attacked cars because they blocked his garage

AN elderly Costa Blanca resident lost his temper over an increasing number of cars parking outside a motor repair workshop and punctured their tyres. A...

PUPPY LOVE: New study from Spain proves dogs really do make a home a happier place

Every dogowner already knows it, but now there is official scientific proof: a dog makes a home a happier place and is good for...

Armed gang of drug smugglers that laundered three million euros across Spain via 50 other criminal groups is arrested

A SPECIALISED gang of 21 criminals has been dismantled after an investigation revealed they laundered €3m via 50 other organizations dedicated to crime. The group...

The western Costa del Sol once again pins its hopes on golf tourism as second resort gets government buyout

A SECOND planned golf resort to be built on the western Costa del Sol coastline has received a major boost yesterday thanks to government...

OPINION: Why Madrid has rewarded the anti-lockdown right-wing leader Isabel Ayuso

Madrid-based Olive Press digital editor, Fiona Govan, explains how Madrid's incumbent leader, Isabel Ayuso, confounded the international consensus that lockdowns are overwhelmingly popular with the public when she secured a landslide win for her conservative Popular Party (PP).

WHERE’S THE BEEF? Castellon businessman sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef

A 60-YEAR-OLD businessman from Castellon has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling horse meat disguised as beef. The Supreme Court this week...

Travelodge to open new hotels in Spain this year as part of multimillion euro expansion

TRAVELODGE has announced plans to open new hotels in Spain as part of an £175million expansion.  The 'premium economy' chain says the investment will see...

I’LL BE BACK: Elliott Wright vows to rebuild the best restaurant on Spain’s Costa del Sol following fire at...

While police seek culprits who torched his 2.5million joint, Elliot Wright tells the Olive Press Olivia’s will soon soar out of the flames

Why a Christmas Costa Blanca-made sweet that’s a Spanish favourite is making a move on the United Nations

COSTA Blanca politicians will ask the United Nations to designate November 7 as 'World Nougat Day'. The Alicante Provincial Council has approved the move to...

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about new speed limits coming into force across Spain

FROM the middle of May new speed limits will apply on many roads across Spain and it’s important to know about them as those...

BREXIT TRAVEL HELL: 25-year-old woman from Spain’s Valencia, kept for three days at UK immigration centre for lacking EU...

Reports suggest that she had already been working in the UK for several months in 2019 and has family in the capital.

EXPLAINED: Why bars and restaurants in places like Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca desperately need to stay open until...

THE Conhostor hospitality association has called for a two-hour extension on bar and restaurant hours in the Valencian Community to start from Monday(May 10). That's...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 39th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

Coronavirus incidence rate in Spain’s Andalucia drops for fifteenth consecutive day

THE coronavirus incidence rate in Spain’s southernmost region has fallen for the fifteenth consecutive day. For the first time since the start of April, the...

The Cat’s Whiskers: Is Sierra de Gata Spain’s most delightful region?

As the tiny village of Robledillo de Gata is singled out alongside Carmona and Vejer as Spain’s best rural retreat, Jon Clarke extols the delights of a week in the little-known Sierra de Gata

Discover the thrill of wakeboarding at Cordoba’s Xtreme Gene Watersports—and the benefits of lake water in hydrating and steaming...

BEING sport mad as I am, any opportunity to try new, exciting and thrill-seeking sport is a must on my bucket list, even if...

AC Milan, Inter Milan, and Juventus Launch Breakaway Competition after 6 English Teams Quit Super League

The European Super League got off to a rocky start on Tuesday, April 20th, when six of the English Premier League teams decided to...

COVID-19 restrictions in Spain’s Andalucia post state of alarm

ANDALUCIA plans to gradually de-escalate the COVID-19 restrictions currently in force. With the six-month emergency decree, which provided a legal framework for a nationwide 11...

COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continue to fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca

149 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(May 5) in the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry. The key week-to-week comparison means there are...

Setback for Balearic Islands as Supreme Court rejects COVID-19 restrictions proposed after Spain’s state of alarm ends

This has come as a major setback for president Francina Armengol, who last week made it clear that she was determined to keep most of the current COVID-19 measures in place after May 9

Spain’s Catalunya ready to vaccinate 50-59 age group

VACCINATIONS will be available for people aged between 50 and 59 from next week, regional authorities in Catalunya said. Appointments can be booked for the...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels want same ‘green light’ deal from the UK as for Spain’s Canary Islands

HOTELIERS on the Costa Blanca have demanded that the Valencian president 'knock on the door of Downing Street' to get the UK to lift...

DATE REVEALED for start of COVID vaccinations for people aged under 60 in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A new age bracket will get their first COVID vaccines in the Valencian Community from May 17. The regional health ministry says that vaccinations will...

GREEN TOWNS: Small village in Castellon among the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain according to Greenpeace

A SMALL mountain village in inland Castellon is one of the 10 most environmentally friendly towns in Spain, according to Greenpeace. A study by the...

Successful COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Spain will see property sales rise by 5%

A FAST and effective vaccine rollout will see a 5% boost in property sales across Spain, according to experts.  If the country’s vaccination plans are...

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