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Savage vulture attack kills calf on Spanish farm
A PREDATORY vulture attack has killed a two-day-old calf on a livestock farm located in the municipality of Herguijuela del Campo (Salamanca). According to the...
Discover ten of the most beautiful mountain villages in Spain
FROM white washed pueblos clinging to rocky crags in Andalucia to golden stone-built villages nestling in verdant hidden valleys in Asturias, the mountain settlements...
Man kidnaps ex-girlfriend and stuffs her in bed drawer to fool police in Madrid area of Spain
A Madrid man imprisoned his ex-girlfriend and forced her to hide in a bed drawer when police visited his home. The 31-year-old man has been...
Fake Iberian hams with €1 million retail price are seized during meat firm raids in Spain
THOUSANDS of falsely-labelled Iberian ham shoulders have been seized in a probe over a €1 million food fraud. Seven meat firms are been investigated by...
BREAKING: Spain’s Salamanca to revert to lockdown measures after surge in COVID-19 cases – see rules here
The regional health minister Veronica Casado announced a package of measures which will be in force from Saturday at 00:00
Heritage homes – a piece of the nation’s heritage in any of these eight historic designer towns
THEY are part of Spain’s living history - towns shaped over millennia by conquering civilisations with architectural styles that can never be repeated. Everyone from...
Mad cow disease discovered in Spain
A COW in Spain was destroyed today after it was found to be carrying 'mad cow disease'. The Salamanca farm animal tested positive for bovine...
Breaking Bad star walks one of Spain’s most famous pilgrimage during trip for new series
Bob Odenkirk, who played the charismatic Saul Goodman on the hit TV show, walked the religious route during a promotional trip for his new spin-off series Better Call Saul.
WATCH: Man gored by bull up backside and knocked unconscious during running festival in Spain
A further seven were injured during the festival
From dictatorship to democracy: The legacy of Spain’s first post-Franco leader
It is 40 years since Suarez's introduction of the civil war 'pact of forgetting' and Spain's first democratic elections
Film made to honour Miguel de Unamuno’s heroic speech against Spain’s General Franco
As The Island of Wind honouring one of Spain’s great intellectuals hits cinema screens, Joe Duggan recalls the day Miguel de Unamuno bravely defied Franco
Salamanca town fined for ‘slippery swine’ race
Town fined for competition that sees children chase after pigs
Spain to Portugal and Extremadura to Porto
Port, olive oil and ham… Jon Clarke heads on a romantic trip to Porto taking in the best of the western part of Spain en route
130,000 people visit Malaga to learn Spanish each year
Over 130,000 budding linguists touch down in Malaga each year to brush up on their Spanish
Driver fined €80 for biting his nails at the wheel in Salamanca
A Spanish driver is hit with an unexpected €80 fine in Salamanca
Bull in a china shop
Christmas shopping for gifts in Salamanca
Making the move to Salamanca
Our new OP blogger Sarah Simone explains why making the decision to move to Salamanca was an easy one...
The great and the good praise Olive Press on its 200th issue
The leader of Gibraltar, the British consul and the Mayor of Mijas all sent warm messages
Jump in: No English allowed
The Olive Press sends Imogen Calderwood to experience the total cultural immersion of Pueblo Espanol… and dress up and try on some ridiculous wigs!