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Waves 8m high predicted off Costa Blanca as storm Gloria batters eastern Spain

SPAIN'S met office (AEMET) has predicted 8m-high waves will rock the Costa Blanca as storm Gloria sweeps south today.

STORM GLORIA: Orange warnings for SNOW in Spain’s Granada, Almeria and Jaen as unpredictable storm may open heavens on...

GRANADA, Almeria and Jaen have all been placed on orange alert for snow as Storm Gloria sweeps through the region today.  The warning is in...

Alicante airport CLOSED from 1pm Sunday until 1pm Monday as snowstorms hit the Costa Blanca

ALICANTE airport will be closed from 1pm today until 1pm on Monday. Storm Gloria has this morning hit the...

11 health resolutions you can do in Spain and don’t need to be a fitness disciple to stick to

Make 2020 your healthiest year ever with these good-for-you goals - small changes that will deliver BIG results

Knocking a basketball about in Spain is one of the best ways to stay fit, stress-free and happy, writes...

My mum encouraged me to try every sport imaginable when I was young, before I discovered my true calling – basketball

Costa Blanca kicks off 2020 with month-long carnival in coastal city

TORREVIEJA starts it's annual carnival next week on January 31 with a programme packed with fun for all the family.

Orihuela reopens sports centre only four months after it was “completely flooded” by DANA

FRIDAY saw the reopening of Palmeral Sports Centre of Orihuela, after €95,000 worth of flood damage was caused in September's storms.

Costa Blanca town ‘choked’ by roadworks given temporary solution by council to ‘desperately-needed’ parking problem

ROJALES Town Council have provided temporary relief to the huge parking problem caused by essential roadworks. WORK STARTS:...

Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival returns this summer with HUGE names including Billie Eilish, Khalid and Pixies

TAYLOR Swift and Kings of Leon are among a long line-up of artists taking to the Mad Cool Festival stage in Madrid this summer.

Brexit is a ‘golden opportunity’ for Spain to take back sovereignty of Gibraltar, says Spanish MEP

SPANISH MEP Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo has demanded Spain take the 'golden opportunity' of Brexit to renegotiate the status of Gibraltar.  Speaking to media in Aragon,...

Online gambling in Spain surges by a shocking 78%

ONLINE gambling has shot up by 78% and people are spending twice as much money as they did five years ago.

British favourite Spar to open four new supermarkets in Andalucia and western Spain

Iceland stores, operated by Overseas Supermarkets, are already a popular feature on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Murcia’s flu epidemic now raging through Spain

HAVING reached epidemic levels in the Murcia region earlier this week, the outbreak of influenza has spread throughout the country.

Marbella-based Finnish expat charged among 53 others and POP STAR in Finland’s biggest ever drug trafficking case

NIKO Ranta-aho was part of the Marbella elite.  The handsome entrepreneur once owned the popular Teatro in Puerto Banus, a restaurant-cum-performance venue which welcomed such...

Shock as Spain’s Antonio Banderas is labelled ‘coloured’ ahead of Oscars

ANTONIO Banderas has been labelled as a 'man of colour.'

British expat Westley Capper avoids jail for hit-and-run killing of Bolivian mother on Spain’s Costa del Sol

WESTLEY Capper has been spared jail after admitting to the manslaughter of Fatima Dorado.  The Olive Press exclusively revealed how the son of a British...

Woman to head Spain’s Guardia Civil for FIRST TIME in its 175-year history

The daughter of a lighthouse keeper, Gamez will be the force's 86th leader after impressing Madrid in her previous role as head of the sub-delegate government in Malaga

RED and orange warnings for SNOW and rough seas in Spain’s Alicante and Valencia

WEATHER agency AEMET has issued dozens of warnings across Spain for this Sunday as another gota fria is expected to bring snow and rain.  Alicante...

OPINION: Consultant psychologist slams Alicante Airport’s ‘chaotic and inhumane’ response to paralysing Wednesday fire

I was on a flight from Alicante to Leeds yesterday. When the fire broke out in the airport it...

Luxury Plaza Mayor shopping outlet on Spain’s Costa del Sol scammed out of €120,000 by Valencia-based scammers posing as...

SEVERAL cyber-scammers have been arrested after hacking high-ranking employees of a luxury shopping outlet and defrauding them of €120,000.  The four arrested in Valencia helped...

Village in Spain’s Andalucia starts giving youngsters cash in bid to stem threat of rural depopulation

Almachar is one of the largest growers and exporters of the muscatel grape and raisin in Andalucia

‘Floating sofas’ now on offer at Costa Blanca outdoor furniture supplier

JUST when you thought your garden was complete, someone invents a floating sofa. The new addition to Costa Blanca...

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia named Europe’s top tourist attraction

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona has been named as Europe’s top must-visit attraction.

Costa Blanca town celebrates citizens’ ‘titanic’ struggle against marching sands

GUARDAMAR will pay tribute to the people that prevented a movement of sand that could have engulfed the town, over a century...

Spanish LEGEND Xavi reveals he turned down opportunity to manage Barcelona

The LEGENDARY midfielder who spent 17 years with the Blaugrana said the opportunity came ‘too early’ in his coaching career.