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More than 1,800 Ukrainians have work in Spain’s Andalucia one year after Russian invasion

JUST over one year after the Russian invasion, a total of 1,832 Ukrainians have jobs in Andalucia. The figure was confirmed yesterday, Thursday March 9,...

Gibraltar holding one minute silence in tribute to the people of Ukraine

Gibraltar will observe a minute's silence on the one year anniversary of the war in Ukraine at noon. Alongside the UK, the Government of...

Mallorca-based airline put on US sanctions blacklist for helping Russia buy drones from Iran

An airline headquartered in Palma de Mallorca has been added to the US sanctions blacklist for allegedly helping Iran sell the drones Russia has...

PAW FOR HELP: Exclusive on Ukrainian pets looking for help in Spain

THE horrific war in Ukraine has turned into a disaster at an unprecedented scale and has caused untold suffering for humans as well as...

German ambassador claims her country is in talks with Spain to create a ‘European missile shield’

THE German ambassador to Spain, María Margarete Gosse, has stated that there are conversations between the two countries to create a European missile shield....

Spaniards’ support for NATO reinforced since Russian invasion of Ukraine

SUPPORT for NATO has grown among Spaniards since the Russian invasion of the Ukraine in February. A report from the Elcano Royal Institute revealed that...

Spain freezes 12 bank accounts, three yachts and 23 properties belonging to Russian oligarchs

SPAIN has frozen a total of 12 bank accounts linked to five Russian oligarchs affected by the sanctions imposed by the invasion of Ukraine,...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez announces expansion of Ukrainian refugee centre in Malaga to provide more temporary accommodation

THE Centre for Reception, Care and Referral (CREADE) for Ukrainian refugees in Malaga will be expanded with an additional module. Following a visit to the...

Spain expels 27 Russian diplomats to follow lead of fellow EU countries

27 Russian diplomats and embassy staff are to be expelled from Spain. Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, said on Tuesday that their departure will take...

THE MADNESS OF WAR: Double tragedy drives home the insanity of conflict

IN my previous column, I wrote about the continuing conflict in Ukraine. Last week, the war became a much more personal thing for me....

UPDATE: Pics and video from hero’s journey from Spain to Ukraine to deliver critical medical supplies and bring back...

Last week the Olive Press did an exclusive interview with Jesus Perez de Tena, a local greengrocer from Sevilla—also crew member for one of...

Spain included in Russia’s ‘hostile list’ in revenge for sanctions following Ukraine invasion

SPAIN has been placed on Vladimir Putin’s list of 43 ‘unfriendly countries’’ who face economic restrictions in retaliation for imposing sanctions on Russia. The list...

Highway to hell: The tragic story of how thousands of people were slaughtered by Franco’s forces as they fled...

IN one of Spain’s darkest chapters, thousands of civilians were massacred whilst fleeing from Malaga to Almeria in what has been dubbed ‘southern Spain’s...

Spain withdraws troops from Baghdad after Iranian missiles strike Iraqi bases housing US soldiers

SPANISH soldiers have been withdrawn from Iraq amid mounting tensions between the US and Iran.

‘SERIOUS CONCERN’: Huge rise in murders and assassinations on Costa del Sol, public prosecutor says

Explosives used by ‘narco terrorists’ in ‘score-settling’ between rival gangs was also highlighted by the Ministry, as a concerning trend

Spain removes warship from US fleet over rising nuclear weapons tension with Iran

Plans for the Spanish boat’s use in the fleet were made a year ago, and its participation was due to last until October 31, but will now not continue

EU vice president labels Gibraltarians ‘monkeys’ and praises Spain’s illegal warship ‘invasion’ of British waters

The Brussels MEP labelled Gibraltarians 'laughing monkeys' in an explosive Twitter thread, which he swiftly deleted

WATCH: Spain warship playing national anthem illegally INVADES British waters off Gibraltar

There have been growing tensions between the UK and Spain since discussions over the future of Gibraltar’s sovereignty emerged following Brexit talks

Pedro Sanchez justifies selling Andalucia warships to Saudi Arabia, as violence and famine in Yemen continue

Foreign aid can not reach everyone who needs it in Yemen, because of the fighting, and Saudi's weapons, bought from European countries, have been used to kill thousands of civilians

Spain makes U-turn on bombs sale to Saudi Arabia despite concerns over use in Yemen

Just 48 hours after Defence Minister Margarita Robles said the sale was 'undergoing review', the government decided to reactivate it

Give war a chance – a Spanish village at war with France

How a 100-year ‘war’ between an Andalucian village and France forged lifelong friendships

Doomsday clock moves closer to midnight as nuclear war deemed more likely

THE Doomsday clock which represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe has just moved closer to midnight. Started in 1947 by Chicago Atomic Scientists,...

Surrealist artist brings huge sculptures to Malaga reimagining scenes of war

A massive collection of sculptures by artist Francisco Leiro showing the horror of war through human figures are being displayed in Malaga.

Local pupils reenact victory over Britain

The event was to pay tribute to military historian Bernando de Galvez

Opinion: Heart-breaking burglary is sad factor of life in southern Spain

But to lose such priceless, sentimental items as war medals and a christening present is heartbreaking for Sally and David Russell





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