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Protest highlights Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls cruelty

A hundred PETA activists from around the world gathered with the message to runners: 'You Run – Bulls Die'

Police bust Pamplona’s San Fermin drug smuggling gang

Ketamine, cocaine and hashish were to be sold during the bull-running festival

Crackdown on sex assaults at Pamplona’s Running of the bulls

For the first time police will be on duty 'exclusively' to stop assaults

VIDEO: 23 injured during stampede at Pamplona bull run

There was a huge crush on Saturday when the animals charged a crowd at the narrow entrance to the bullring

Blood on their hands

British poet criticises anyone attending this week's Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona

Furry faces are transforming fundraising

Here are a few hairy faces from Pamplona. If you laugh, you have to donate. If you don’t laugh, you have to donate because at least that’ll make you smile

Olympics star named as new face of Martini

Barbara Gonzalez was spotted after the brand launched a Facebook campaign

The mighty Camino de Santiago: The Highlights

With films about the Camino de Santiago emerging all over the world, it is more popular than ever

Bonkers bonuses for Spanish civil servants

As Jerez Town Hall addresses €1,000m of debt by scrapping staff bonuses, Eloise Horsfield considers some of the crazy payments still being offered to thousands of civil servants across Spain

The mighty Camino de Santiago

Olive Press blogger Katie Sims is flirting with the idea of the Camino de Santiago

Mo Farah snaps go viral

Photoshopped pictures of Olympic athlete Mo Farah are spreading fast across the web. Here's the Gold medalist 'running with the bulls' in Pamplona...

Brit compares Pamplona bull goring to being stabbed

The 29-year-old was gored in the leg while running with the bulls at the San Fermin festival

The lunacy begins as thousands flock to Pamplona to run with the bulls

IT may look like a scene from Borat, but this Sacha Baron Cohen lookalike is actually just one of thousands of tourists who have...

So, you think you know everything about San Fermín?

This fiesta is known worldwide. It’s Pamplona’s biggest event of the year. But do you really know what it’s all about?

Have you been in Portugal?

As a teacher of English in Spain, reading the news recently that Spain ranks lowest in English proficiency in the whole of Europe brought me to despair

Festival Tres Sesenta invades

This carefully thought-out and intelligently executed festival marked a big moment for the music scene in the unassuming city of Pamplona

Music is all around…

Spain is full of music - it’s deep within their artistic culture

Fast-forward in the Pyrenees

The Pyrenees is transformed for summer. Bears, snakes, ice-cold rivers and bemused locals

Green vino on show in Spain

Spain is set to host the third International Organic Wine Fair

Cool mountain lamb and sizzling sweet peppers

Katie Sims visits the community market of El Mercado Santo Domingo in Pamplona

Do you fancy an adventure, sir? Find somewhere new near you!

Golly chaps, it’s Geocaching time with the Famous Five. The world is reliving their childhood with a mischievous treasure hunt that is guided by a virtual network of clues. Warning: childish behaviour is inevitable!

I have quite a lot of fish to fry today

"Language is wine upon the lips" said Virginia Woolf. Well, my language ability does certainly increase with a glass of wine!

Sour grapes

Happy New Year - I missed a massive carnival in Pamplona!

Review of 2011… from the mountains

Here’s Paul Whitelock’s personal review of the year – of events which have affected Spain in general and the Serranía de Ronda, where he lives, in particular

Like sardines in a retro tin can – a microfestival in Pamplona

A POP-UP concert by film maker, photographer and blogger, Korova with Wilhelm and the Dancing Animals

“Martintxos is the new Juevintxos”

Katie Sims in Pamplona joins the Olive Press blogging team - and discovers the local pintxos (tapas) in the Navarra region





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