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Spanish police arrest 27 car dealers in ‘rollback fraud’ crackdown thumbnail

Spanish police arrest 27 car dealers in ‘rollback fraud’ crackdown

July 30, 2014 | Andalucia

Equipment used to tamper with cars is available online for as little as €100

Magaluf nightclub closed following ‘mamading’ oral sex scandal thumbnail

Magaluf nightclub closed following ‘mamading’ oral sex scandal

July 30, 2014 | National News

Carnage Magaluf bar crawl facing large fines

Spain spends millions on one-sided Gibraltar border improvements thumbnail

Spain spends millions on one-sided Gibraltar border improvements

July 30, 2014 | Gibraltar

Barcode scanners and expedited worker lanes will benefit exclusively Spanish citizens

The Prado museum fires back after news leaked about missing artwork thumbnail

The Prado museum fires back after news leaked about missing artwork

July 29, 2014 | National News

The museum’s press officials have released a statement saying they’ve known about it for years

Costa del Sol one of Europe’s bargain holiday hotspots thumbnail

Costa del Sol one of Europe’s bargain holiday hotspots

July 29, 2014 | Andalucia

Spain matched only by Bulgaria

PICTURE SPECIAL: Forest fire in Casares thumbnail

PICTURE SPECIAL: Forest fire in Casares

July 29, 2014 | Malaga Photo

Manilva’s Roman baths are reportedly the focus of the fire

Court rules Algarrobico hotel building licence was legal thumbnail

Court rules Algarrobico hotel building licence was legal

July 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Andalucian high court (TSJA) has judged the licence was legally issued at the time

UK’s rape warnings silenced by Ibiza’s tourist industry thumbnail UK’s rape warnings silenced by Ibiza’s tourist industry

July 30, 2014 | Lead National News

‘Don’t walk home alone or it could cost you your life’

World’s biggest airport company hits the market this autumn thumbnail World’s biggest airport company hits the market this autumn

July 30, 2014 | Lead National News

Spain’s Aena Aeropuertos company, owner of Luton Airport, is worth billions in Europe’s biggest trade this year

King Felipe enforces new rules to keep Spanish royals out of the private sector thumbnail King Felipe enforces new rules to keep Spanish royals out of the private sector

July 29, 2014 | Lead National News

Infanta Cristina’s embezzlement scandal prompts her brother to take charge

Expat family and horse-whisperer rescue neglected horses in Murcia thumbnail Expat family and horse-whisperer rescue neglected horses in Murcia

July 29, 2014 | Lead

All eleven horses were about to be sold to a meat factory

Poverty-stricken families make new homes of Spain’s abandoned holiday flats thumbnail Poverty-stricken families make new homes of Spain’s abandoned holiday flats

July 28, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

An estimated 700,000 properties are lying dormant across the country

Spain joins Air Algerie plane crash investigation thumbnail Spain joins Air Algerie plane crash investigation

July 28, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

Aviation experts and military planes are on their way to Mali

Spain is Europe’s most likely place for tourist illness thumbnail Spain is Europe’s most likely place for tourist illness

July 27, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

Level with Egypt and Turkey for health insurance claims

Spanish government under fire for failing poverty-stricken children thumbnail Spanish government under fire for failing poverty-stricken children

July 26, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

Planned funds are just 0.18% of what is really needed

Ryanair guides two British families onto the wrong plane thumbnail Ryanair guides two British families onto the wrong plane

July 25, 2014 | Lead National News

Another wrong plane and several expensive taxis finally got them to their final destination

Malaya trial reopens in Madrid thumbnail Malaya trial reopens in Madrid

July 25, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

Andalucia’s biggest ever trial reopens again in Madrid

BREAKING: Wreckage of ‘missing’ Spanish plane found thumbnail BREAKING: Wreckage of ‘missing’ Spanish plane found

July 25, 2014 | Lead National News

The plane, with 110 passengers and six crew onboard, lost contact with air traffic control yesterday – just an hour into its flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water thumbnail New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

July 24, 2014 | Lead National News

Emails suggest the King’s sister was aware of all her husband’s dodgy dealings

BREAKING NEWS: Spanish aircraft missing after takeoff in Algeria    thumbnail BREAKING NEWS: Spanish aircraft missing after takeoff in Algeria  

July 24, 2014 | Lead National News

Contact was lost with flight AH 5017 after a change of course because of ‘poor visibility’

Skimpy bikinis anger Spanish handball players thumbnail

Sport »

Skimpy bikinis anger Spanish handball players

July 28, 2014

Players have accused sports officials of capitalising on their bodies to lure spectators to the sport and they feel the focus is not on the game anymore

Spain in Pictures »

PICTURE SPECIAL: Forest fire in Casares thumbnail

PICTURE SPECIAL: Forest fire in Casares

July 29, 2014

Manilva’s Roman baths are reportedly the focus of the fire

Andalucia News »

Court rules Algarrobico hotel building licence was legal

Court rules Algarrobico hotel building licence was legal thumbnail

July 30, 2014 | Almeria Andalucia Lead

The Andalucian high court (TSJA) has judged the licence was legally issued at the time


Spanish police arrest 27 car dealers in ‘rollback fraud’ crackdown

Spanish police arrest 27 car dealers in ‘rollback fraud’ crackdown thumbnail

July 30, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2

Equipment used to tamper with cars is available online for as little as €100


Tough Europe and US sanctions are ‘strong warning’ to Russia

Tough Europe and US sanctions are ‘strong warning’ to Russia thumbnail

July 30, 2014 | Andalucia Business & Finance Malaga

But Spain’s fragile economy could now suffer too


Costa del Sol one of Europe’s bargain holiday hotspots

Costa del Sol one of Europe’s bargain holiday hotspots thumbnail

July 29, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2

Spain matched only by Bulgaria


PICTURE SPECIAL: Forest fire in Casares

PICTURE SPECIAL: Forest fire in Casares thumbnail

July 29, 2014 | Lead2 Malaga Photo

Manilva’s Roman baths are reportedly the focus of the fire


Malaga Metro opens at long last

Malaga Metro opens at long last thumbnail

July 29, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2 Malaga

The Malaga Metro will be free tomorrow for its first day of operation


The international super gym making its mark on the Costa del Sol

The international super gym making its mark on the Costa del Sol thumbnail

July 29, 2014 | Malaga News Feature

The Olive Press found out what makes Ultimate Performance Marbella gym so unique


National News »

Magaluf nightclub closed following ‘mamading’ oral sex scandal thumbnail

Magaluf nightclub closed following ‘mamading’ oral sex scandal

July 30, 2014

Carnage Magaluf bar crawl facing large fines

UK’s rape warnings silenced by Ibiza’s tourist industry thumbnail

UK’s rape warnings silenced by Ibiza’s tourist industry

July 30, 2014

‘Don’t walk home alone or it could cost you your life’

World’s biggest airport company hits the market this autumn thumbnail

World’s biggest airport company hits the market this autumn

July 30, 2014

Spain’s Aena Aeropuertos company, owner of Luton Airport, is worth billions in Europe’s biggest trade this year

The Prado museum fires back after news leaked about missing artwork thumbnail

The Prado museum fires back after news leaked about missing artwork

July 29, 2014

The museum’s press officials have released a statement saying they’ve known about it for years

King Felipe enforces new rules to keep Spanish royals out of the private sector thumbnail

King Felipe enforces new rules to keep Spanish royals out of the private sector

July 29, 2014

Infanta Cristina’s embezzlement scandal prompts her brother to take charge

Andalucia, Business & Finance, Malaga »

Tough Europe and US sanctions are ‘strong warning’ to Russia thumbnail

Tough Europe and US sanctions are ‘strong warning’ to Russia

July 30, 2014

But Spain’s fragile economy could now suffer too

Adam Neale: Property Insider, Columnists »

What should you pay, or be paid, for your property in Spain? thumbnail

What should you pay, or be paid, for your property in Spain?

July 30, 2014

In this column we’ll take a look at how valuations are calculated, who needs them, and how they can help you

Read Our Latest Print Edition »

Read More Olive Press Back Issues Online »

Features, La Cultura »

Top 10 summer reads about Spain thumbnail

Top 10 summer reads about Spain

July 29, 2014

Olive Press offers its top ten reads about Spain to get you in the summer spirit

Malaga, News Feature »

The international super gym making its mark on the Costa del Sol thumbnail

The international super gym making its mark on the Costa del Sol

July 29, 2014

The Olive Press found out what makes Ultimate Performance Marbella gym so unique

Olive Press Opinion »

Spanish authorities need to acknowledge the reality of drink-spiking thumbnail

Spanish authorities need to acknowledge the reality of drink-spiking

July 9, 2014

While we ignore the problem, rapists and thieves are walking free



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Court rules Algarrobico hotel building licence was legal

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Fred: Par the course for a madly run country lol.

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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Car hire deposit row in Spain

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New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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Biddy: kb, Something for you to ponder on:- “According to the annual survey by the...

Spain spends millions on one-sided Gibraltar border improvements

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Diana: Just pointing out that it shouldn’t read ‘Spanish Nationals’ as this is...

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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Biddy: kb, Norway, rated 3rd. Sweden, rated 5th Denmark, rated 1st but increasing. Not one country...

Spain spends millions on one-sided Gibraltar border improvements

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BuckBlack: If proof were needed that the “tobacco smuggling” excuse is entirely bogus...

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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kb: Norway Sweden Denmark just a few Biddy and Derek. But we do not accept it as you do.

UK’s rape warnings silenced by Ibiza’s tourist industry

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Biddy: OP, Well done. Your reporting seems to have woken some people up. Keep up the good work.

Spain spends millions on one-sided Gibraltar border improvements

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Ted: Wow what a clever idea ! Cleverly designed by the suits in office to appease the brown...

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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Biddy: Derek, I’m beginning to understand what you mean.

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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Biddy: @kb, Perhaps you can answer the question posed to Stuart as you also appear to be a worldly...

Spain spends millions on one-sided Gibraltar border improvements

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Bill Payer: This is window dressing, everyone knows the queues are nothing to do with passport...

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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Derek: Go for it Biddy! You’ve lived here happily for 25 years. That says a lot. Spain has...

New evidence lands Spain’s Princess Cristina in hot water

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“The best English newspaper in southern Spain,” according to the Rough Guide. The Olive Press is the English language newspaper for Andalucia. Local news from Costa del Sol and inland Andalucia plus national news from around Spain. A campaigning, community newspaper, the Olive Press represents the huge and growing expatriate community in southern Spain – 200,000 copies distributed monthly (120,000 digitally) with an estimated readership, including the website, of more than 500,000 people a month.

From The Archives »

PM Rajoy announces new billions boost for Spain’s businesses

June 11, 2014 | Andalucia, Lead2

The €6.3 billion investment are hoped to create jobs and revive the economy

Spain’s ‘killer slugs’ invade Britain

February 1, 2013 | Andalucia, Gardening

Experts believe the hardy Spanish Arion vulgaris could threaten Britain’s crop industry

Cancer Sucks Spain

November 8, 2013 | Andalucia, Health

Cancer support group comes into fruition after starting on Facebook

Spain’s only circular cemetery set to boost tourism

November 30, 2012 | Travel

Built so the dead would not turn their backs on each other, locals in Sayalonga now hope the cemetery can become a tourist attraction

Developer more important than public interest, says judge

August 2, 2007 | Andalucia

Judge throws Junta’s suspension appeal at Los Merinos Golf out of court as public warned not to buy at golf complex A MALAGA court has thrown out a request from the regional government to suspend work at the controversial Los Merinos golf development near Ronda. Judge Asuncion Vallecillo said the interests of the constructor of […]