The Olive Press (43)

Fuengirola Scouts appeal for help to find new base

First Fuengirola Scouts needs to find new premises before September, as the Ark Christian Church group, who they rented a space off in the Las Rampas Centre, has moved to a different location The post Fuengirola Scouts appeal for help to find new base appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Trade surplus

A BRITISH expat couple have transformed what was once a dilapidated row of commercial units into a thriving business hub. Livewires Chug The post Trade surplus appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Employment boost signals economy growth for Spain

A projected 2.4% growth for Andalucia has been forecasted. The post Employment boost signals economy growth for Spain appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Festival Z comes to Velez-Malaga with 20 authors and Star Wars parade

The cultural festival will replace the Feria del Libro which took place at the same time last year The post Festival Z comes to Velez-Malaga with 20 authors and Star Wars parade appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spain and Gibraltar expats call in police after couple allegedly steal thousands of euros in rental deposits

Marco Molinari and convicted fraudster Natasha Marie Lambert, 24, fled to Italy from their La Linea home they had 'illegally' sublet this month, leaving a string of accusations in their wake The post Spain and Gibraltar expats call in police after couple allegedly steal thousands of euros in rental ...

British student carries Semana Santa trono in Malaga

He reached out to the city's Descendimiento brotherhood and was accepted as one of the men to carry the Virgen de las Angustias trono. The post British student carries Semana Santa trono in Malaga appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Gibraltar and Campo politicians should unite to deal with Morocco's economic powerhouse

Ports around Bay of Gibraltar should be improving our joint products The post Gibraltar and Campo politicians should unite to deal with Morocco's economic powerhouse appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Report shows child poverty rate in Spain third highest in the EU

It is estimated that 40% of children in Spain live under the poverty line. The post Report shows child poverty rate in Spain third highest in the EU appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Everton's Morgan Schneiderlin holidays in Marbella

The Everton midfielder celebrated the team's 3-1 win against Burnley with Camille Sold by relaxing on the beach. The post Everton's Morgan Schneiderlin holidays in Marbella appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Child poverty rate in Spain third highest in the EU

It is estimated that 40% of children in Spain live under the poverty line. The post Child poverty rate in Spain third highest in the EU appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Child poverty rate in Spain is the highest in the EU

It is estimated that 40% of children in Spain live under the poverty line. The post Child poverty rate in Spain is the highest in the EU appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Petition launched to turn Costa del Sol mountain range into national park

Over 13,500 people have already signed the campaign on Change.org to grant Estepona's Sierra Bermeja the status jointly with neighbouring Sierra de las Nieves in Ronda The post Petition launched to turn Costa del Sol mountain range into national park appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Feminist protestors to face trial after carrying giant plastic vagina through Sevilla streets

The trio are accused of offending religious sentiments after their procession, called Saint Pxxxx Rebellious, through the Andalucian city in 2014 The post Feminist protestors to face trial after carrying giant plastic vagina through Sevilla streets appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Burglary suspect arrested in Mijas after trying to run over Guardia Civil officer

The man faces charges of burglary, fraud, property damage, attempted GBH of offices and more. The post Burglary suspect arrested in Mijas after trying to run over Guardia Civil officer appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Costa del Sol beaches suffer battering again by winds causing 'worst damage in 22 years'

Torremolinos that suffered the worst hit, with sand swept onto the promenade and flooding. The post Costa del Sol beaches suffer battering again by winds causing 'worst damage in 22 years' appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Mayor announces three day-mourning period for man killed by lightning in Granada

A 58-year-old father from Granada has been killed by lightning. The post Mayor announces three day-mourning period for man killed by lightning in Granada appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Mayor announces three day-mourning period for man killed by lightening in Granada

A 58-year-old father from Granada has been killed by lightening. The post Mayor announces three day-mourning period for man killed by lightening in Granada appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Brit arrested in Marbella for car theft in the UK

The 33-year-old British man is due to be extradited to the UK. The post Brit arrested in Marbella for car theft in the UK appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

One of Franco's last surviving ministers buried in Andalucia

Jose Utrera Molina has been buried in Nerja, where he lived. The post One of Franco's last surviving ministers buried in Andalucia appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Lover suspected of murdering Scottish expat Lisa Brown freed on bail in Spain

The family of a missing expat is furious after the man suspected of murdering her has been granted bail The post Lover suspected of murdering Scottish expat Lisa Brown freed on bail in Spain appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish robber unwittingly thwarts getaway after counting money in the bank

A bank robber bought the bank staff time while he calculated his takings The post Spanish robber unwittingly thwarts getaway after counting money in the bank appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Falcons used to keep Malaga flights safe this summer

The birds will be used to deter other species from interrupting flights The post Falcons used to keep Malaga flights safe this summer appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Amazon pay launches in Spain boosting online shopping

Amazon Pay aims to make the online shopping experience more convenient The post Amazon pay launches in Spain boosting online shopping appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

German football team lodge complaint about 'violent' Spanish police

FC Bayern have complained about 'excessive force used by the Spanish authorities. The post German football team lodge complaint about 'violent' Spanish police appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish animal rights activists organise mass demonstrations against bull fighting

Thousands of activists are expected to attend a nationwide rally in Madrid The post Spanish animal rights activists organise mass demonstrations against bull fighting appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Green trade fair descends on Andalucia to promote eco-friendly attitudes

A green conference will promote eco-friendly practises in the region The post Green trade fair descends on Andalucia to promote eco-friendly attitudes appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spain's economy shows signs of growth but still has 'a long way to go'

Spain's economy is growing slowly after the 2008 financial crisis The post Spain's economy shows signs of growth but still has 'a long way to go' appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Fernando Alonso praises new F1 regulations for improving racing cars

The Spaniard has had two tough seasons, finishing 17th and 10th, so he says he doesn't mind doing the extra gym work as long as his car grows with him. The post Fernando Alonso praises new F1 regulations for improving racing cars appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

The papal effect: What does a deceased, oversexed Spanish pope have to do with climate change?

Jack Gaioni examines Pope Alexander VI's life, role and global influence. The post The papal effect: What does a deceased, oversexed Spanish pope have to do with climate change? appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Culinary spotlight on Casares thanks to Spanish TV show

Casares is being touted as a culinary hub thanks to a Spanish TV programme The post Culinary spotlight on Casares thanks to Spanish TV show appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Marbella shelter for pregnant women and single mothers reopens after two years

Pregnant women facing economic problems visit the shelter for help with basic needs and healthcare The post Marbella shelter for pregnant women and single mothers reopens after two years appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Cyber Security – Challenges for Online Casinos

Casinos have been concerned with security since time immemorial. Forever a target for fraudsters, scammers and thieves, casinos have been forced to The post Cyber Security - Challenges for Online Casinos appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Eva Longoria shuts down speculation on Marbella chiringuito

Eva Longoria has denied claims that she ha sinvested in a new Marbella chiringuito The post Eva Longoria shuts down speculation on Marbella chiringuito appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

China built 10 times more cars than Spain last year

China built 24m cars last year. Spain came seventh on the list of top producers with 2.4 million. The post China built 10 times more cars than Spain last year appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

TAX on cultural events slashed by 11% in Spain

Concerts, plays, dance shows, bullfights and more are included in the new tax decrease. However cinema goers will have to wait - the 21% rate still applies. The post TAX on cultural events slashed by 11% in Spain appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Surrey car thief arrested in Marbella on European Arrest Warrant

The 33-year-old from Chertsey in Surrey was apprehended on a European Arrest Warrant due to allegedly stealing two cars from a car dealership in Surbiton The post Surrey car thief arrested in Marbella on European Arrest Warrant appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

'Real' Brexit talks will only begin after snap general election according to EU's Juncker

That was the message from Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the EU Commission, to Theresa May during a phone conversation between the pair following her call for an early return to the polls The post 'Real' Brexit talks will only begin after snap general election according to EU's Juncker appeared ...

Business as usual on Costa del Sol despite Brexit

WHILE last June's referendum result was not the one many of us were expecting, the property market in Spain has steered clear The post Business as usual on Costa del Sol despite Brexit appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Expat launches new petition to give all expats vote in June 8 general election

France resident Chris Madsen is behind the new campaign, which has gained several thousand signatures in less than 24 hours The post Expat launches new petition to give all expats vote in June 8 general election appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Costa del Sol preparing for huge golfing summer

Golfers will be teeing up in their hundreds in the dozens of championships and professional tournaments set to take place throughout the year The post Costa del Sol preparing for huge golfing summer appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Expat pensioner held after son suffered hammer attack in Spain

A 20-year-old suffered non life-threatening injuries after being attacked with a hammer. The post Expat pensioner held after son suffered hammer attack in Spain appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish startup launches first rocket test flight off coast

Spanish satellite startup Zero 2 Infinity has launched its first test and plans to send small satellites into orbit The post Spanish startup launches first rocket test flight off coast appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish figure skater wins gold at Helsinki World Championships

The five-time European champion overtook his rival, Shoma Uno, from Japan, with a spellbinding performance at the Helsinki World Championships 2017. The post Spanish figure skater wins gold at Helsinki World Championships appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.