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More motorists ditch cars for electric bikes to save money as petrol prices rise
Motorists are ditching their cars for bikes to save money, especially after the government scrapped the 20 cents per litre fuel discount. About 20 million...
Petrol thief stole 2000 litres of diesel from trucks, transport vans in Mallorca
A Mallorca man accused of stealing 2000 litres of petrol on 13 separate occasions has been arrested. The 35-year-old allegedly targeted trucks and transport vans...
Motorists in Malaga now have to stump up extra €13 to fill their cars after Spain’s fuel subsidy ends
Filling up your car has become €13 more expensive in Malaga following the end of the Spanish government's subsidy of 20 cents per litre...
Motorists in Spain rush to filling stations as government’s fuel discount comes to an end
PEOPLE from all over Spain reported on Saturday long queues at petrol stations as motorists sought to take advantage of the last days of...
Petrol and diesel prices in Spain fall by 11% since June record highs
FUEL pump prices in Spain have fallen appreciably since record highs were logged in June. A drop of 11% in six weeks has been logged...
Petrol prices hit record high in Spain—close to two euros per litre even with government discount
PETROL and diesel prices have shot up once again this week with historic highs of €1.941 /litre (petrol) and €1.876 / litre (diesel) on...
Spate of petrol thefts from cars in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol as pump prices soar with Ukraine...
POLICE have ramped up their presence around Malaga after residents reported a spate of petrol thefts from cars amid soaring prices at the pump. A...
Spain’s Sierra Bermeja fire was set intentionally with flammable liquid, possibly petrol, Prosecutor’s Office reports
THE fire in Sierra Bermeja is thought to have been started by a flammable liquid, such as petrol. From the outset it has been clear...
Tightening of laws in Gibraltar could see life imprisonment for those found in possession of large quantities of petrol
WITH the number of petrol-related incidents continuing to rise on the Rock, the government has proposed a Bill to enforce bigger penalties. Earlier this year,...
Spain will not ban the sale of diesel or petrol cars by 2040, but still aims to be carbon...
THE Government has announced that it will not ban the sale of diesel or petrol cars by 2040.
French suspect held over wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol ‘used PETROL’ to try and kill hornets, say police
It comes as residents of the Forest Hills urbanization - where some 2,000 people were evacuated - have claimed that the fire was part of a neighbourly dispute
IN A PICKLE: Lorry flips on AP-7 motorway spilling 13,000 litres of petrol on artichoke field in Alicante
A LORRY carrying 27,000 litres of petrol and diesel flipped on the AP-7 motorway outside Alicante, spilling half of its contents on a nearby...
Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city
It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.
REVEALED: The most expensive place to fill up your car in Spain… and it costs even more than the...
THE Balearics have the highest petrol prices in Spain and are even higher than the UK average, according to new reports. Prices on the Spanish...
Virtually all fossil fuel in Spain imported from abroad
The European statistics agency Eurostat has revealed that dependency on imports has risen by 17 percentage points in 25 years
New contamination tests demanded on former Repsol land
A detox of the land, which was used to store petrol in the 1970s, took place in 2002 but new legislation demands more tests
Spanish drivers enjoy record-low petrol prices
Prices of petrol and unleaded have gone down 6% and 13.5% respectively since last year
Spanish motorists set to save money at the pumps by clubbing together
A collective purchasing scheme is being put in motion
Battle for oil: Spain’s pursuit of liquid gold
Spain’s escalating oil exploration dispute is taking on the proportions of the epic seafaring battles of old, as Rob Horgan reports
Spain’s most expensive petrol station in Almeria, reveals study
While the cheapest place to fill up on the Costa del Sol is in Estepona...
Petrol prices drop in Spain
The average price per litre has fallen just in time for summer
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30 arrested in 15 Spanish provinces for involvement in billion euro petrol fraud scheme
Police have dismantled a multi-million euro operation involving 30 individuals who they believe are connected to two major criminal groups with assets worth €1 billion
Christmas boon for petrolheads
Petrol price falls leaving diesel at its most expensive price ever in Spain
We’ll drink to that!
EXCLUSIVE: In-depth Olive Press study proves that Spain floors UK when it comes to basic essentials and our perennial vices
Does it costa bit more in Spain?
For most people, living in Spain certainly trumps life back in the UK, but is it still as cheap as we once thought it was? Andrew Pearce and Asha Stuttard whipped out their calculators, pencils and notepads to shed further light on the price-playing field.