The Olive Press (46)

Cristiano Ronaldo expecting twin boys through a mystery surrogate

The twins will be flown to his €6 million mansion on the outskirts of Madrid The post Cristiano Ronaldo expecting twin boys through a mystery surrogate appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Four arrested in 86kg and €152,000 cocaine bust in Sevilla

Police attached a tracking device to one of the suspect's cars to find out the destination of the drugs The post Four arrested in 86kg and €152,000 cocaine bust in Sevilla appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

DISTRESSING IMAGES: Granada woman under investigation for allegedly feeding python live kittens and puppies

The Seprona are investigating The post DISTRESSING IMAGES: Granada woman under investigation for allegedly feeding python live kittens and puppies appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Insolvent Landsbanki bank fails in trying to evict British expat Alzheimer's sufferer from Ronda

Landsbanki collapsed at the start of Spain's housing crisis in 2008 The post Insolvent Landsbanki bank fails in trying to evict British expat Alzheimer's sufferer from Ronda appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Zara owner Inditex's record-breaking year rakes in more than €23 billion

Owner Amancio Ortega raked in more than €1 billion The post Zara owner Inditex's record-breaking year rakes in more than €23 billion appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Domestic violence awareness programme for foreign residents launches in Mijas

The campaign aims at raising awareness about domestic violence towards foreign women in Mijas. Non-Spanish residents make up 40% of the town's population The post Domestic violence awareness programme for foreign residents launches in Mijas appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

EXCLUSIVE: Dolphins and turtles among huge numbers of animals killed by rubbish pollution in Andalucian rivers

The Asociacion Amigos del Mar Costa Tropical spoke out against the problem to the Olive Press The post EXCLUSIVE: Dolphins and turtles among huge numbers of animals killed by rubbish pollution in Andalucian rivers appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Airlines increase number of seats to Spain to 205 million for booster summer

Brits account for a huge 18% of seats taken up on airlines flying to Spain The post Airlines increase number of seats to Spain to 205 million for booster summer appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

W hotel chain announces '€300 million' luxury resort in Marbella

The luxurious hotel will be the third belonging to the W chain, with the second said to be opening in June 2019 The post W hotel chain announces '€300 million' luxury resort in Marbella appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

'My life has fallen apart': Husband speaks after his Spanish wife killed in London terror attack

She was hit by the attacker's car and was thrown under a bus while her husband John was at work The post 'My life has fallen apart': Husband speaks after his Spanish wife killed in London terror attack appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spain rejects UK travel ban on laptops and mobile devices on flights from 'terror hotspots'

Defence experts fear there will be a security 'loophole' The post Spain rejects UK travel ban on laptops and mobile devices on flights from 'terror hotspots' appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

University of Gibraltar to host region's first International Sports Law Conference on March 28 and 29

Internationally renowned speakers include Jose Maria Cruz, Juan Crespo Perez and Kevin Carpenter The post University of Gibraltar to host region's first International Sports Law Conference on March 28 and 29 appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

How to construct the home of your dreams in Spain

The advantages are several in that you can design completely to your own spec., incorporating all of those features you always dreamed of. The post How to construct the home of your dreams in Spain appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish teen takes mother to court over phone confiscation

He claimed confiscation of his phone was 'mistreatment' by his mother The post Spanish teen takes mother to court over phone confiscation appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish teacher among those killed in London terrorist attack

She was walking across Westminster bridge after a day's work The post Spanish teacher among those killed in London terrorist attack appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Practice of cutting off dogs' tails finally banned across Spain

The amputation of ears, claws, teeth or vocal chords is also banned The post Practice of cutting off dogs' tails finally banned across Spain appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spain in for a ride as new multi-million euro theme park planned

The park is expected to bring 4,000 jobs to Castilla-La-Mancha The post Spain in for a ride as new multi-million euro theme park planned appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Catalonia approves funds to hold independence referendum

The government has promised to hold a referendum by the end of September The post Catalonia approves funds to hold independence referendum appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Two men shot after machete-wielding man stabs policeman in Parliament after a car 'mowed through' people on Westminster bridge

Reports say some 12 people have been left injured The post Two men shot after machete-wielding man stabs policeman in Parliament after a car 'mowed through' people on Westminster bridge appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

BREAKING: UK Parliament on lockdown following gunshots

A policeman has been stabbed The post BREAKING: UK Parliament on lockdown following gunshots appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Fundraising plea to help Alpujarras new mum beat cancer

Alpujarras resident Colette Nolan, whose son Zebedee is 10-months-old, desperately needs to raise €100,000 to pay for innovative therapy at the ChemoThermia Oncology Centre in Istanbul The post Fundraising plea to help Alpujarras new mum beat cancer appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish lawyers warn that human rights laws could scupper Theresa May's plan for EU migrant cut-off date

Brexit could see a surge in European citizens using human rights laws to remain in the UK The post Spanish lawyers warn that human rights laws could scupper Theresa May's plan for EU migrant cut-off date appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Economic recovery in Spain failing to reach wage earners as poverty increases

Poverty has increased in the country despite its solid performance The post Economic recovery in Spain failing to reach wage earners as poverty increases appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

WATCH: New trailer for The Trip To Spain starring Brit comedy kings Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan

The pair have filmed in Malaga The post WATCH: New trailer for The Trip To Spain starring Brit comedy kings Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Mesolithic people in southern Spain cooked and ate HUMANS just 10,000 years ago

The remains are covered in marks made from stone tools, fire and human teeth The post Mesolithic people in southern Spain cooked and ate HUMANS just 10,000 years ago appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Fracking has officially failed in Spain in loss for Mariano Rajoy's Partido Popular

Fracking firms have been met with strong opposition from locals and regional authorities The post Fracking has officially failed in Spain in loss for Mariano Rajoy's Partido Popular appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

LEAKED: EU will take UK to International Court if it does not pay €57 billion 'divorce bill'

Only six people have seen the 'secret EU strategy', including Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker The post LEAKED: EU will take UK to International Court if it does not pay €57 billion 'divorce bill' appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Theresa May calls Donald Trump 'gentleman' as she becomes first UK PM to pose for American Vogue

The feature piece sees May pose for noted photographer Annie Leibovitz while answering questions on a range of issues The post Theresa May calls Donald Trump 'gentleman' as she becomes first UK PM to pose for American Vogue appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Malaga introduces compulsory dog DNA profiling to curb dog poo problem

It is hoped the tags will also prevent owners from abandoning or mistreating their animals. The post Malaga introduces compulsory dog DNA profiling to curb dog poo problem appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Over a third of Andalucia sewage plants not processing waste properly

Last November, Spain was fined €46.5m by the EU Commission due to a failure to ensure its plants were safely processing sewage The post Over a third of Andalucia sewage plants not processing waste properly appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Partido Popular push to scrap Marbella and San Pedro ferias in new budget changes

Muñoz wants €2.1 million to implement a jobs drive and will get the cash from the events budget The post Partido Popular push to scrap Marbella and San Pedro ferias in new budget changes appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Malaga's Tivoli World to receive €300 million makeover

The project is expected to take two years to complete The post Malaga's Tivoli World to receive €300 million makeover appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spain backs common agreement to secure rights of British expats 'in principle'

It is thought the issue will be at the top of the agenda once Brexit talks begin The post Spain backs common agreement to secure rights of British expats 'in principle' appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

And the happiest country in the world is…

Spain and the UK climbed up the rankings The post And the happiest country in the world is… appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Red pandas arrive at Fuengirola's Bioparc

The species has been labelled as in danger of extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature after 50% of its global population was reduced in the last 20 years The post Red pandas arrive at Fuengirola's Bioparc appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

BREAKING: Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and begin Brexit on March 29

The rights of British expats and EU citizens in the UK will be decided during negotiations The post BREAKING: Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and begin Brexit on March 29 appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

British man shot by cops in his backside in southern Spain after 'pulling knife on ex-partner'

According to local reports, the man had breached a restraining order to find his ex The post British man shot by cops in his backside in southern Spain after 'pulling knife on ex-partner' appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Malaga nutritional expert blames 'deadly' white bread and American influences for Spain's obesity problem

A quarter of Spaniards are obese, despite the country's diet being touted as one of the world's most healthy The post Malaga nutritional expert blames 'deadly' white bread and American influences for Spain's obesity problem appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Spanish rail operator Renfe fined millions for discriminating against other companies

It has been accused of treating Deutsche Bahn as a privileged client The post Spanish rail operator Renfe fined millions for discriminating against other companies appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

China invested €1.7 billion in Spain last year alone

This included the €200 million purchase of RCD Espanyol The post China invested €1.7 billion in Spain last year alone appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Antequera dolmenes to be showcased on TV during La Vuelta cycling race

Organisers of the world famous cycling race already have a plan on how to best showcase to the world the megalithic dolmens of Antequera, which will sit on the finish line of stage 12 The post Antequera dolmenes to be showcased on TV during La Vuelta cycling race appeared first on Olive Press News ...

Casares Finca Cortesin named best golf resort in Europe

The Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa, in Casares, was declared Best Golf Resort in Europe by users of leadingcourses.com, which boasts the readership of 92% of European golfers The post Casares Finca Cortesin named best golf resort in Europe appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

New rules on unbuilt properties restore faith in Spain's legal system

For those who have paid deposits into developers' bank accounts for homes never built, they should be refunded by the bank even if the developer is no longer trading The post New rules on unbuilt properties restore faith in Spain's legal system appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Animal rights activists plea to stop turtle culling in Malaga park

Campaigners want centres to offer to take in dozens of non-native species irresponsibly introduced into ponds at the Parque del Oeste, which are threatening indigenous breeds such as the galápago europeo and galápago leproso. The post Animal rights activists plea to stop turtle culling in Malaga ...

Corruption, drugs and rock n roll: How a rising star's Spanish dream became a nightmare

He spent three years behind bars in Spain but was never charged The post Corruption, drugs and rock n roll: How a rising star's Spanish dream became a nightmare appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

Popular Torrox beachfront walkway receives controversial facelift

There was widespread opposition from both residents and opposition political groups The post Popular Torrox beachfront walkway receives controversial facelift appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.