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Il Divo’s Spanish star, Carlos Marin, 53, dies after being taken ill during UK tour

CARLOS Marin, from the classical singing quartet Il Divo, died in a Manchester hospital on Sunday aged 53. Madrid-based Marin felt unwell after Il...

Gold coin rarity minted in Murcia over 1,400 years ago is discovered during house renovation in Spain

A gold coin struck in the Murcia region 1,400 years ago has been found during home improvement work at a Leon property. An even older...

Teenage boy fatally stabbed in the heart during angry showdown in Valencia area of Spain

A youth, 16, died on Sunday after being stabbed in the heart in a Burjassot park in Valencia Province. The Policia Nacional have arrested a...

WARNING: Scammers in Gibraltar target ‘lonely hearts’ looking for romance

POLICE are warning of an online scam that plays on the hearts of people looking for romance. An RGP spokesman said that some Gibraltarians have...

43 arrests as fake Euro notes were sold from Andalucia in Spain via social media

AN online business selling counterfeit Euro notes has been smashed by the Policia Nacional in association with Europol. The two operation ring-leaders have been arrested...

Social media bomb hoaxer is arrested after fruitless search of a Valencia Metro station in Spain

A Valencia man has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for spreading a bogus bomb threat via social media. Police swooped on the 21-year-old after...

Conman in holiday rental scam tricks unsuspecting customers in Mar Menor area of Spain

A holiday rental home scammer pocketed deposits for Mar Menor apartments that were not available to let. The man has been arrested by the Guardia...

Chef Jose Andres tells rival politicians to join forces to stop pollution in the Mar Menor in Spain

INTERNATIONAL chef and philanthropist, Jose Andres, has told rival Spanish political leaders to come together to stop pollution in the Mar Menor. Asturias-born Andres won...

‘Fake news’ ignites new social media push from Costa Blanca and Valencia area health bosses in Spain

VALENCIA'S health region has opened up new social media accounts to fight 'fake news'. It wants to increase the number of people that access important...

Costa Blanca fraudster arrested for online hate messages against Spain’s Guardia Civil

A con man is behind bars for a 2010 fraud after allegedly using over 4,300 social media profiles to spread hate messages against the...

Social media users in Spain blast rapper C. Tangana for being ‘sexist’ and compare him with Jesús Gil

SPANISH rapper C. Tangana is once again at the centre of the controversy following his latest social media post.  Singer Antón Álvarez Alfaro, from Madrid, took...

Spain’s Equality Minister Irene Montero shares personal snaps to celebrate Breastfeeding Week

IRENE Montero has shared an intimate snap of herself breastfeeding youngest daughter Aitana as she marked World Breastfeeding Week on Saturday.  The Minister of Equality,...

Shocking job offer in Spain goes viral for ‘disgusting’ demands on potential employee

THE internet is desperate to find out the identity of the business owner offering ’shocking’ working conditions with a recent viral job ad. It’s not...

Only in Andalucia! Hilarious video of cow giving directions in Tarifa goes viral

OVER the summer months hundreds of sun seekers travel south to make the most of the golden beaches on the Costa del Sol.  And often...

Spanish social media star crashes Aston Martin just days after boasting to fans about his new car

A SPANISH influencer wrecked his brand new Aston Martin just days after boasting about his purchase on social media.  The luxury car, valued at €180,000,...

SPAIN spends €8 million on social media campaign to win back UK and European tourists

SPAIN'S tourist board has unveiled an €8 million campaign to woo back international visitors. Turespaña will target social media sites between May and July with...

Terrorist rabble-rousers arrested in Spain’s Granada for using social media to encourage outrages against France

THREE men have been arrested in southern Spain for using social media to encourage terrorist attacks against France. The men were detained by the Policia...

‘UNSOCIAL NETWORK’ as teenage boy hijacks teachers social media sites in ‘sex for grades’ postings in Spain’s Valencian Community

A 14-year-old boy has got himself into hot water after hijacking social media accounts belonging to two of his teachers. He posted messages that offered...

WATCH: Tik Tok used by Spanish police from today to reach teens and the young during pandemic

SPAIN’S Policia Nacional has released today, November 7, a new profile on the social media platform, Tik Tok. Arguably the most popular social network among...

Police on alert as ‘non-peaceful protest’ organised anonymously via social media on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Local Police have been alerted to an Instagram account that is actively encouraging a ‘non-peaceful protest’ on Saturday, November 7. Worryingly, the instigators are...

Spanish Government cracks down on social media influencers recommending prescription drugs

A pharmacist, first noticed the problem when a certain brand of prescription facial wipe was suddenly selling out, only to find it was being recommended by a popular Youtube channel as a treatment for acne

Sevilla inmate thanks judge for prison sentence, saying it’s given him ‘whole new life’

The inmate hopes to personally thank the judge when he is released from prison.

Vegan activist who claimed to have saved 16 rabbits actually ‘killed nearly 100’ and left others with severed spines

In actuality, 90 bunnies had to be put down because they were left without a mother.

TROLL TROUBLE: Giles Brown is used to insults flying his way, but troll his family and that’s a different...

‘If you can’t take it, don’t dish it out’ tends to be my mantra

Facebook cracks down on far-right networks ahead of Spain election

The bogus profiles had reached more than 1.5 million followers and generate almost 7.4 million interactions in only three months before being removed

Let’s talk mental health: Why teenage suicide in UK and Spain is on the rise and what parents can...

The Olive Press investigates the surge in teenage depression and the role social media plays in self-harming

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