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Scorchio! These are officially the hottest towns in Spain

SPAIN is braced for what looks set to be the first heatwave of the year, sending the mercury soaring  across much of the peninsula,...

Sevilla bars expected to sell an extra half a million pints a day as Rangers fans flood into Spain...

BAR owners in Spain’s Sevilla welcomed the economic boost brought by big-drinking Rangers and Frankfurt fans flooding into the city for the UEFA Europa...

Monkeypox: Eight suspected cases detected in Madrid sparks nationwide health alert in Spain

HEALTH officials in Spain are investigating eight cases of what is believed to be monkeypox – a rare viral infection related to smallpox –...

The 10 must-see tourist sites in Spain’s Sevilla (and how to see them all in one day)

With thousands of Rangers fans descending on Sevilla for the Europa League Final against Eintracht Frankfurt, here's a look at the must-see sites in the Andalucian capital.

Negotiators are ‘within touching distance of historic treaty’ over Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future, insists Chief Minister Fabian Picardo

AFTER months of negotiations concerning the future of Gibraltar post-Brexit, an end is now in sight, according to Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. In an address to...

Vistabella sex cult leader who hypnotised followers and filmed ‘ritual orgies’ found dead in prison in Spain

JUST weeks after he was arrested for a catalogue of alleged crimes including child sex abuse, extortion and fraud, the sex cult leader known...

LATEST: Spain extends ban on unvaccinated travellers until mid-June

SPAIN has yet again extended the existing entry ban on non-essential travel by non-vaccinated travellers from a long list of non-EU countries, including Brits...

Luxury yacht once owned by music legend David Bowie for sale in Spain’s Mallorca

A YACHT once owned by legendary music icon David Bowie has been put up for sale on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Named El Caran,...

More than a football match: The Olive Press Guide to visiting Sevilla

With thousands of Rangers fans descending on Sevilla this week for the Europa League Final against Eintracht Frankfurt, here's a quick guide to the sites.

Farewell to Len Prior: the reluctant hero of the campaign against planning corruption in Spain’s Andalucia

WARM tributes have been paid to Len Prior who died last week at the age of 77, 14 years after he and his wife,...

WATCH:  New Zealand’s All Blacks perform Haka outside Madrid’s Royal Palace ahead of Spain rugby friendly

CROWDS gathered to watch an unusual spectacle outside Madrid’s Royal Palace on Monday as the Classic All Blacks performed a ‘haka’. Feet stomping, thigh slapping...

King Juan Carlos set to return to Spain for first visit since self-imposed exile two years ago

SPAIN'S ex-King Juan Carlos will return to his former realm this weekend for the first visit since he fled into self-imposed exile in Abu...

Spain ends Eurovision shame as Chanel comes in third behind Ukraine and UK

SPAIN has broken its tragic record as a Eurovision failure and come in third after a raunchy performance by Chanel with the reggaeton hit...

Kebab shop workers arrested after sexual assault on teenage girl in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

TWO workers in a Malaga kebab restaurant have been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl in the bathroom of their premises. According to reports...

Land borders to reopen between Spain’s enclaves and Morocco 

PEOPLE will be able to cross between Morocco and Spain’s North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla for the first time since before the...

FRIDAY 13th: Spain’s ten weirdest superstitions revealed

FRIDAY the 13th is a day of misfortune for many a superstitious expat. But you won't find locals drawing their blinds and running from black...

IN PICS: Are these the best six beaches in Spain?

WITH more than 3,000 beaches to choose from across almost 4,964 km of coastline, how does one go about selecting the very best beaches...

Madrid’s doctors begin ‘indefinite strike’ over temporary work contracts

MORE than 11,000 doctors across Madrid’s hospitals have been called to an indefinite strike over temporary work contracts that began on Tuesday morning. A minimum...

Blanca Cars: The top 10 tips for driving in Spain

Read on for the top 10 tips for driving in Spain as told to us by thousands of expat customers. As a leading expat-focused car...

Andalucia has highest road fatalities in Spain despite increased investment

ANDALUCIA is the region with the highest number of fatal car accidents in Spain. So far this year there have been 61 fatal accidents on...

Andalucia is home to the longest beach in Spain

SPAIN has about 7,500 km of coastline and more than 3,000 beaches, beaches which come in all shapes and sizes, from rocky coves and...

UK driving licences for those resident in Spain for more than six months no longer valid from May 1

UK driving licences for people who have been living in Spain for more than six months are no longer valid from today (May 1). Since...

FOCUS: From almost bust to boom – How Spain’s hotel sector is bouncing back in the wake of the...

Spain’s hotel sector comes back harder, better, faster, stronger post-pandemic, discovers Sorrel Downer.

Dopamineland: A mall rat’s journey down the yellow brick road at Madrid’s latest ‘happiness’ attraction

IN the current climate of war and pandemic, who could resist an invitation to boost their levels of dopamine – the organic chemical that...

Confusion as Brits fall foul of beefed up Spanish border rules crossing from Gibraltar

MORE testimonials given to the Olive Press suggest border guards in Spain are now imposing increasingly strict rules for entry - without publicly advertising...

What you need to know about Spain’s plans for an Emergency Warning System with mobile phone alerts

WITHIN the last two years alone, Spain has been hit by the biggest snowfall in living memory (Storm Filomena), a volcanic eruption (La Palma),...

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