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Man arrested after causing panic with fake bomb threat on train in Spain’s Andalucia

A MAN has been arrested after creating a fake bomb scare at a busy train station in Andalucia.  The unnamed individual caused 'panic and distress'...

Tickets for Antonio Banderas’s new musical A Chorus Line go on sale today at midnight on Spain’s Costa del...

Malaga-born Banderas, 59, who is also known for Zorro and Puss in Boots, has rekindled his love affair with his hometown after a heart attack in 2017

FEELING HOT: Expat installs Europe’s first solar-heated jacuzzi on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WHOEVER said luxury and eco-friendly couldn’t be used in the same sentence? Expat Peter Spahn has just installed what is believed to be Europe’s first...

SHOESHANK REDEMPTION: Valencia prisoner escapes jail using his shoelace to undo latch on cell door

A PRISON inmate has escaped from the City of Justice in Valencia by using nothing more than his shoelace. Pablo Antonio, 48, was already serving...

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic. Javea resident Eric Champon, 46,...

Matador boyfriend of the King of Spain’s niece has groin SAVAGELY pierced by a bull in Spain

The bullfighter suffered wounds some 25cm - 30cm deep.

Hero teen praised by Government after diving into sea to rescue sunfish stranded off Gibraltar

“He can be well proud, as I am of him and of all the youth who are so committed to the wellbeing of the environment and of the planet”

Former Catalan leaders who rallied for independence in 2017 have been jailed in Spain

The government has deployed anti-riot police to Catalonia, but so far the interior ministry has refused to say how many.

WATCH: First episode of new Olive Press TV show rounding up biggest news stories across Spain and Andalucia

Every fortnight Olive Press journalists break down the biggest news stories of the last two weeks across Andalucia and Spain

Drunk British mum ‘high on cannabis’ arrested after screaming ‘you can’t f*****g stop me’ on Birthday flight to Spain

She was dragged off the plane by Portuguese police, before being summoned to court in the UK

Saxo Bank Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen to answer crucial questions on Spain’s economy at free Marbella seminar

He regularly appears as an economics pundit on Bloomberg News and CNBC, commenting on the latest international financial developments

Loraine Gostling’s hysterical histories on how ‘Chris’ Columbus thought he found Japan as Spain celebrates Dia de la Hispanidad

GREETINGS! And for those who have managed to pick up a copy of this week’s edition hot off the press, Happy Columbus Day! This chap...

Jonathan Holdaway explains the complex world of offshore finance and reveals the key to successful planning in Spain

The key to successful financial planning is to constantly review your approach to the management of your wealth and ask how, why, where and how much you are investing

OPINION: Spain’s Andalucia is ticking every box, so there’s no wonder why it’s now more popular than ever

On the coast, once deprived towns like Estepona have blossomed and are attracting visitors seeking a more authentic experience than that offered by the celebrity glamour of Puerto Banus.

From nursery nurse to owner of Europe’s best-loved cabaret theatre – British-born owner of Benidorm Palace Christine Climent in...

LAST month Benidorm Palace received its 16 millionth guest. It was the first time the Palace had counted numbers since opening its glass doors in...

As farmers as far as Germany chip in to save the rescue centre from famine, life begins again in...

AS always, it’s been another roller-coaster week here at the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre. Amazingly, we’ve caused quite an international stir.  We have even more...

Vote for Pedro! Spain’s San Pedro now firmly holds its own against the glitz and glamour of Marbella and...

Everyday is another heyday for San Pedro, as the town consolidates, businesses open and renovations get approved.

Spain is still THE place to go following a successful January to July season – after all, 78 million...

Tourists in July were on average spending €150 a day, 4.9% more than they were at the same time last year

BOOK SERIAL, PART 2: A Fleet Street hack arrives and takes the paper to new heights

He had picked up a copy of The Olive Press at Granada Airport and had been overcome by the feeling that we were in desperate need of his help.

How are the parties fairing just days ahead of Gibraltar’s snap election? Local man John Culatto took to the...

In the end, the signs are that it is unlikely that the public will opt for any other government except for the GSLP/Liberals.

Mallorca Film Festival returns to Palma in October – and it will be bigger than ever

Hollywood royalty and British cult heroes team up for Mallorca’s film event of the year

Leading agent in Spain’s San Pedro and Guadalmina, Winkworth is seeing a strong UK market despite Brexit

WHILE it is all change… it is also business as usual this year. Despite the spectre of Brexit, almost 90% of the buyers of British-sold...

Spain’s Mallorca house prices stagnate in 2019 as prices in neighbouring Ibiza surge

While the cost per square metre in Palma in 2019 sits at €2,682, in Ibiza Town it is now €3,709, making it the most expensive city to buy a house in Spain.

Enough of the donkey debate in Spain’s Mijas, especially as those complaining didn’t even vote, writes Bill Anderson

"Do I think that the donkeys of Mijas are well looked after? Not well enough."

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