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Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

Spain splashing out over €12 billion to develop micro chip sector over next five years

SPAIN'S cabinet has approved plans to spend €12.25 billion over five years in developing the country's micro chip and semi-conductor sector. The investment has gone...

Giant database for learning Spanish created by researchers at University of Granada

THE world’s largest database for learning Spanish as a second language has been created by researchers at the University of Granada. The Granada-based team has...

Barack Obama to visit Spain’s Malaga as keynote speaker of Digital Enterprise Show

THE 44th President of the United States will participate in the Digital Enterprise Show 2022 (DES 2022) to be held in Malaga from June 14-16. The former...

Spain’s intelligence chief fired after admitting to phone-hacking Catalan politicians

SPAIN'S intelligence chief, Paz Esteban, has been fired by Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, over the hacking of mobile phones belonging to Catalan politicians. Esteban, 64,...

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has mobile phone hacked by Pegasus spyware

A mobile phone owned by Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, was hacked twice in May 2021 according to the Spanish government. The unit was hit by...

Catalan president, Pere Aragones, among dozens of separatists hacked by specialist spyware in Spain

A cybersecurity rights group claims dozens of phones belonging to prominent Catalunya independence politicians were hacked by sophisticated spyware. The software is normally available at...

Pedro Sanchez announces €11 billion investment for Spain’s microchip and semiconductor sector

SPAIN'S government is planning to invest €11 billion in the country's microchip and semiconductor sectors. Speaking at Monday's 'Wake Up Spain' economic forum in Madrid,...

Oil giant Repsol is constructing Spain’s first advanced biofuel plant in Murcia region

CONSTRUCTION of Spain's first advanced biofuel plant has started in the Cartagena area of Murcia. The €200 million project is being undertaken by Repsol at...

Could Spain be the inspiration for new Pokemon game?

FANS of Pokemon are convinced that the release of two new games will be set in a virtual world based on Spain.  Trailers for Pokemon...

BREAKING NEWS: Major failure for Movistar and Telefonica phone customers in Spain

THOUSANDS of Telefonica subscribers have been unable to use their phones since around 11.00 am on Wednesday. The outage has occurred in Movistar's 4G network,...

As energy bills soar across Spain, English language comparison website will save you money on electricity bills and much...

By Niamh Ryan FOR a long time, price comparison websites have been a familiar and popular service in countries such as the United Kingdom....

Costa Blanca engineers count down to blast off for Spain’s first space rocket launch in 2022

SPAIN'S first space rocket will be launched next year, 11 years after a Costa Blanca-based company was formed with the aim of making that...

Robot with cat-like look serves diners at award-winning Costa Blanca restaurant in Spain

AN award-winning Costa Blanca restaurant is using a locally-made robot to serve customers. Michelin star-holding chef, Maria Jose San Roman, has brought in a BellaBot...

This is the new air taxi designed and manufactured in Spain

The future of travel is in the sky and soon we could see cities filled with personal aircrafts, straight out of a sci-fi movie. Spanish...

OFFLINE: Spain’s Castellon Province among the worst for internet access in the country

Seven towns in Castellon have more than 1,000 homes each without broadband access – and the top three are major coastal tourist resorts.

Phone companies in Spain vow to stop ‘cold-calling’ during afternoon siesta

SPAIN'S top phone companies have promised to cut unsolicited calls pestering people to sign up to their services putting an end to the misery...

BREAKING NEWS: Movistar report phone and internet service breakdowns in parts of Spain

TELECOMS company Movistar has confirmed a failure in its phone and internet services in parts of Spain. Problems started appearing from around noon today(June 25). Customers...

TV streamers like Netflix and Amazon Prime continue to boost their viewing figures in Spain

HALF of Spain's homes with an internet service are now watching streamers like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or HBO. That's according to a survey conducted by...

DON’T BELIEVE A WORD: Spanish police warn of new scam involving conmen posing as Microsoft technicians

The person targeted is given a set of instructions to follow in order to install what is claimed to be a safety programme, but which is really a virus that enables the fraudsters to access the device remotely

Glovo delivery company in Spain is hacked with proof posted on the ‘dark web’

A hacker used an old administrator password to break into the computer network of Spain's fast delivery company Glovo. The firm said today(May 4) that...

WELL CONNECTED: Spain’s Valencia and Alicante aim to become major hubs for data processing centres

Data centres store all the information digitalised by companies, some of which are operative 99.99% of the time – meaning they are only switched off for 26 minutes once a year.

Artificial intelligence could manipulate the way you date, claim researchers in Spain

FOR lonely singles seeking a little love on Tinder, ‘a little’ could be all they get — because algorithms can easily manipulate matters of...

Europe’s first drone delivery service to be launched in Spain’s capital Madrid

THE Villaverde district in Madrid is poised to become the first place in Europe to try out a home delivery service using drones. Madrid’s City...

Acing it in a man’s world: Our Kate shares her journey from poker player to webmaster extraordinaire

OLIVE PRESS webmaster Kate Langshaw is thankfully used to the late nights of the media from her poker tournament days in Las Vegas. Most of...

UP, UP AND AWAY for space-bound hot air balloon ride from Spanish company

A SPANISH company is to offer a somewhat different balloon ride with a chance to hit the earth's atmosphere and get some spectacular views....

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