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    The Olive Press News Feed
    Counterfeit notes totalling €4 million are discovered in an abandoned Mercedes on the Costa Blanca in Spain

    A Mercedes car heading to a Costa Blanca scrapyard got a last minute reprieve after a suitcase containing €4 million of counterfeit cash was found inside it. The vehicle was… Read More

    Gibraltar launches new five-year Mental Health Strategy

    THE Minister for Health has announced a new Mental Health Strategy to improve the wellbeing of the country. The five-year plan has been developed in response to a 2020 survey,… Read More

    The number of arrests for the brutal beating of young man in Spain rises to eight

    POLICE in Spain said they had arrested eight people after a brutal attack involving a group of up to 12 assailants in the Basque Country. Detectives said the 23-year-old youngster… Read More

    COVID-19 weekly case rates continue to ‘flatten out’ in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

    THE latest figures from the Valencian health ministry bring a mixed regional picture over the COVID-19 pandemic. This week’s new trend of lower week-to-week infections is continuing in the Valencian… Read More

    Spanish campaign to make padel Olympic sport in Paris Games

    PADEL pioneer Ramón Morcillo has pledged to work towards its inclusion in the Olympic Games in Paris.  The President of the Spanish Padel Federation said: “In Spain, paddle tennis has a… Read More

    Spanish social media star crashes Aston Martin just days after boasting to fans about his new car

    A SPANISH influencer wrecked his brand new Aston Martin just days after boasting about his purchase on social media.  The luxury car, valued at €180,000, was wrecked after Salva Verdugo… Read More

    The Local News Feed
    Court approves extension of nighttime curfew in Spain's Catalonia to curb Covid infections
    Catalonia on Thursday extended for a second time a nighttime curfew that was imposed in the region to fight a Covid-19 surge.
    What changes about life in Spain in August 2021
    August may traditionally be a slow month in Spain when not much happens, but this year there are lots of important changes affecting everything from travel, to living costs, official documents, Covid rules and more.
    Property in Spain: the home improvements you can get a 60 percent tax deduction for
    As part of the Spanish government's ‘Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan’, it's possible to get a tax deduction of up to 60 percent for energy-efficient renovations on your home. Here are some home improvement ideas that could help you achieve this.
    How Spain is helping the Iberian lynx to claw back from the brink of extinction
    At a nature reserve in southern Spain, four baby Iberian lynxes sleep peacefully beside their mother, part of a captive breeding programme that has brought the species back from the brink of extinction.
    Do vaccinated travellers transiting through France from Spain still have to quarantine in UK?
    From August 2nd, fully vaccinated people will be able to travel to the UK from a European country without having to quarantine, but this does not apply to France. So what about people who just travel through France from Spain en route to the UK?
    Spain rules out nationwide Covid pass for leisure but regions can control access to bars, restaurants
    The Spanish government has announced it will not regulate the use of a health pass to control access to bars, restaurants and other establishments. Instead, it will be up to each regional government to decide its own rules.
    UK News From Sky
    Drug-related deaths in Scotland expected to hit record levels for the seventh year in a row

    Drug-related deaths in Scotland are expected to hit record levels for the seventh year in a row. Read More

    British military chiefs criticise China and Russia for 'reckless' behaviour in space

    Two military chiefs have criticised China and Russia for "reckless" behaviour in space, such as using weapons to destroy satellites, leaving a trail of dangerous debris orbiting Earth. Read More

    Great Britain's Beth Shriever wins gold in women's BMX racing

    Great Britain's Beth Shriever has won the gold medal in the women's BMX racing at the Tokyo Olympics. Read More

    Medal rush in the pool continues as Team GB's rowers win bronze in the men's eight

    Team GB has had a big day in the pool, with medals for swimmers Duncan Scott and Luke Greenbank at the Tokyo Olympics. Read More

    Tokyo Olympics: The full list of medal winners from Team GB so far

    Team GB have continued their most successful start to an Olympics, having won 23 medals so far in Tokyo. Read More

    World News From SKY
    'How can we protect our population?' - Kenya's president criticises vaccine nationalism

    Kenya's president has told Sky News that vaccine nationalism "has really shown how unequal this world is" - and has vowed to fight "day and night" to ensure that developing… Read More

    Three dead in Turkey fires as authorities investigate causes of blazes - including possible sabotage

    Three people have died following wildfires in southern Turkey, with officials investigating the causes of almost 60 blazes. Read More

    Scarlett Johansson sues Disney for streaming Black Widow at same time it was released in cinemas

    Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney - accusing the company of breaching her contract when it offered the film Black Widow on its streaming service at the same time as it… Read More

    British military chiefs criticise China and Russia for 'reckless' behaviour in space

    Two military chiefs have criticised China and Russia for "reckless" behaviour in space, such as using weapons to destroy satellites, leaving a trail of dangerous debris orbiting Earth. Read More

    Malta 'responsible' for murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia - inquiry

    An independent inquiry into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has found the Maltese state responsible because it created a "culture of impunity". Read More

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