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Woman scores most points at Huelva’s Senior Golf Tour of Andalucia qualifying tournament thumbnail

Woman scores most points at Huelva’s Senior Golf Tour of Andalucia qualifying tournament

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia Huelva

Seniors took each other on at Huelva’s qualifying tournament of the Senior golf tour of Andalucia

Costa del Sol facelift: Hotels and restaurants to get a makeover along the coast thumbnail

Costa del Sol facelift: Hotels and restaurants to get a makeover along the coast

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia Malaga

Hospitality expert to tackle Andalucia’s declining tourist industry

Pensioner in Barcelona visited by police after porn mix-up thumbnail

Pensioner in Barcelona visited by police after porn mix-up

September 23, 2014 | National News

A pensioner’s neighbours called the police after hearing blood-curdling screams echoing through the streets

TROPS to invest €2 million in Axarquia by expanding El Trapiche thumbnail

TROPS to invest €2 million in Axarquia by expanding El Trapiche

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia

The Society for Agrarian Transformation (TROPS) is investing in Axarquia in the hope to generate jobs and fruit sales

Costa del Sol coastal path connecting Nerja to Manilva will be ‘ready soon’ thumbnail

Costa del Sol coastal path connecting Nerja to Manilva will be ‘ready soon’

September 22, 2014 | Andalucia Malaga

The 184km route will make walking or cycling the whole way possible

Riogordo Ethnographic Museum prepares for fourth annual Axarquia Art Riogordo exhibition thumbnail

Riogordo Ethnographic Museum prepares for fourth annual Axarquia Art Riogordo exhibition

September 22, 2014 | Andalucia

The fourth annual Axarquia Art Riogordo exhibition can be seen October 4-25

Podemos shows support for Julian Assange thumbnail

Podemos shows support for Julian Assange

September 22, 2014 | 1 Comments

Spain’s new left-wing political force Podemos offers legal support to whistle blower Julian Assange

Pro-life campaigners turn to march in Madrid as controversial abortion plans shelved thumbnail Pro-life campaigners turn to march in Madrid as controversial abortion plans shelved

September 22, 2014 | Lead National News

PP’s controversial law delayed in the run up to 2015 general elections

Second Spanish priest to contract Ebola flown to Madrid hospital thumbnail Second Spanish priest to contract Ebola flown to Madrid hospital

September 22, 2014 | Health Lead

The 69-year-old had been working in a hospital in Sierra Leone

Catalan independence referendum gains momentum thumbnail Catalan independence referendum gains momentum

September 22, 2014 | Lead National News

The prospect of a Catalan referendum gains momentum, despite resistance from PM Rajoy and a failed attempt to break away from the UK by the Scottish National Party

TripAdvisor means ‘make or break’ for hoteliers thumbnail TripAdvisor means ‘make or break’ for hoteliers

September 21, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Sevilla

As customers hold good online reviews to ransom

Gibraltar calls on Queen to visit the Rock thumbnail Gibraltar calls on Queen to visit the Rock

September 21, 2014 | Gibraltar Lead

Fabian Picardo has called on Her Majesty to visit the Rock, after a 60 year royal absence

Popular Nerja restaurant left powerless for a week after soaring energy bills thumbnail Popular Nerja restaurant left powerless for a week after soaring energy bills

September 20, 2014 | Lead Malaga

Fusion Food and Lounge is counting the cost after being plunged into darkness at peak time

Andalucia’s rooftops transformed into community hubs thumbnail Andalucia’s rooftops transformed into community hubs

September 20, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

Non-profit group Redetejas has sparked a revolution by transforming rooftops across Andalucia

Junta President announces possible legislative changes affecting illegal properties in Andalucia thumbnail Junta President announces possible legislative changes affecting illegal properties in Andalucia

September 19, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

Susana Díaz anounces plans to propose legislative change that would legalise thousands of homes

Olive Press launches appeal for Kim’s Animal Rescue Centre thumbnail Olive Press launches appeal for Kim’s Animal Rescue Centre

September 19, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Malaga

Following our front page story, the Olive Press met the owners and supporters at Kim’s to arrange how to solve the unacceptable situation

Ashya King’s father thanks Costa del Sol for support thumbnail Ashya King’s father thanks Costa del Sol for support

September 18, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Malaga

The father of brain tumour patient Ashya King has thanked the Olive Press for helping to publicise his son’s plight in Spain

Mother whose child was crushed by luggage carousel at Alicante airport takes manufacturer to court thumbnail Mother whose child was crushed by luggage carousel at Alicante airport takes manufacturer to court

September 18, 2014 | Lead National News

Nathania Terry watched helplessly as her five-month-old baby was dragged into a gap between two carousels

Guardia Civil officer accused of killing a rugby league player in Ibiza thumbnail Guardia Civil officer accused of killing a rugby league player in Ibiza

September 18, 2014 | Lead National News

A medic has accused a Guardia Civil officer of asphyxiating a former rugby league player at an Ibiza hotel

Madrid’s Margaret Thatcher square vandalised less than 24 hours after being unveiled thumbnail Madrid’s Margaret Thatcher square vandalised less than 24 hours after being unveiled

September 17, 2014 | Lead National News

Plaza de Margaret Thatcher has been plastered with Hillsborough stickers, less than 24 hours after being unveiled

Spain appoint first ever female Davis Cup captain thumbnail

Sport »

Spain appoint first ever female Davis Cup captain

September 23, 2014

Gala Leon Garcia becomes just the fifth female captain in the tennis tournament’s 114-year history

Spain in Pictures »

PICTURE SPECIAL: Andalucia’s top five natural swimming pools thumbnail

PICTURE SPECIAL: Andalucia’s top five natural swimming pools

August 12, 2014

Try spending a relaxing day at one of these enchanted natural diving holes

Andalucia News »

Woman scores most points at Huelva’s Senior Golf Tour of Andalucia qualifying tournament

Woman scores most points at Huelva’s Senior Golf Tour of Andalucia qualifying tournament thumbnail

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia Huelva Lead2

Seniors took each other on at Huelva’s qualifying tournament of the Senior golf tour of Andalucia


Gaucin restaurant to host art exhibition

Gaucin restaurant to host art exhibition thumbnail

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia La Cultura

Gaucin-based artist Jennifer Waterhouse displays her latest works at La Granada Divina on September 28


Costa del Sol facelift: Hotels and restaurants to get a makeover along the coast

Costa del Sol facelift: Hotels and restaurants to get a makeover along the coast thumbnail

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2 Malaga

Hospitality expert to tackle Andalucia’s declining tourist industry


TROPS to invest €2 million in Axarquia by expanding El Trapiche

TROPS to invest €2 million in Axarquia by expanding El Trapiche thumbnail

September 23, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2

The Society for Agrarian Transformation (TROPS) is investing in Axarquia in the hope to generate jobs and fruit sales


Costa del Sol coastal path connecting Nerja to Manilva will be ‘ready soon’

Costa del Sol coastal path connecting Nerja to Manilva will be ‘ready soon’ thumbnail

September 22, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2 Malaga

The 184km route will make walking or cycling the whole way possible


Riogordo Ethnographic Museum prepares for fourth annual Axarquia Art Riogordo exhibition

Riogordo Ethnographic Museum prepares for fourth annual Axarquia Art Riogordo exhibition thumbnail

September 22, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2

The fourth annual Axarquia Art Riogordo exhibition can be seen October 4-25


New French restaurant set to be a hit in Nueva Andalucia

New French restaurant set to be a hit in Nueva Andalucia thumbnail

September 22, 2014 | Features Food & Drink Malaga

French restaurant Le Petit Bistro launch its charming dining venue in Nueva Andalucia


National News »

Pensioner in Barcelona visited by police after porn mix-up thumbnail

Pensioner in Barcelona visited by police after porn mix-up

September 23, 2014

A pensioner’s neighbours called the police after hearing blood-curdling screams echoing through the streets

Podemos shows support for Julian Assange thumbnail

Podemos shows support for Julian Assange

September 22, 2014

Spain’s new left-wing political force Podemos offers legal support to whistle blower Julian Assange

Pro-life campaigners turn to march in Madrid as controversial abortion plans shelved thumbnail

Pro-life campaigners turn to march in Madrid as controversial abortion plans shelved

September 22, 2014

PP’s controversial law delayed in the run up to 2015 general elections

Catalan independence referendum gains momentum thumbnail

Catalan independence referendum gains momentum

September 22, 2014

The prospect of a Catalan referendum gains momentum, despite resistance from PM Rajoy and a failed attempt to break away from the UK by the Scottish National Party

Gravedigger takes selfie with mummified corpse near Alicante thumbnail

Gravedigger takes selfie with mummified corpse near Alicante

September 21, 2014

Gravedigger is suspended as investigation is carried out after taking a selfie with a corpse

Andalucia, La Cultura »

Gaucin restaurant to host art exhibition thumbnail

Gaucin restaurant to host art exhibition

September 23, 2014

Gaucin-based artist Jennifer Waterhouse displays her latest works at La Granada Divina on September 28

Columnists, Richard Alexander: Road to Riches »

Under-performing investments? thumbnail

Under-performing investments?

September 23, 2014

Charges are the hidden enemy, warns Richard Alexander

Read Our Latest Print Edition »

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Health, Lead »

Second Spanish priest to contract Ebola flown to Madrid hospital thumbnail

Second Spanish priest to contract Ebola flown to Madrid hospital

September 22, 2014

The 69-year-old had been working in a hospital in Sierra Leone

Features, Property »

US real estate empire Cornerstone set to expand to Spain thumbnail

US real estate empire Cornerstone set to expand to Spain

September 22, 2014

Cornerstone real estate giant is set for European expansion

Olive Press Opinion »

Animal rescue crisis thumbnail

Animal rescue crisis

September 17, 2014

The Olive Press is giving its full support to whatever is now deemed best for the animals at Kim’s Animal Rescue Centre



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Madrid’s Margaret Thatcher square vandalised less than 24 hours after being unveiled

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The people of Gibraltar petition the Queen for a visit

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Spanish property prices to fall by a further 50%

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Podemos shows support for Julian Assange

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Thousands of British expats leaving Spain: Have your say

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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 »

Olive Press survey winners announced!

September 20, 2012 | Andalucia, Lead2

Could you be one of the lucky winners of the Olive Press survey competition?

Company men: The intriguing dining guests that link fraudster Nigel Goldman and sidekick Barrie Nathan to serious criminality

May 14, 2014 | Andalucia, News Feature

PART ONE OF AN IN-DEPTH OLIVE PRESS INVESTIGATION: Perverts, fraudsters and robbers; the social circle of close friends Nigel Goldman and Barrie Nathan is conveniently catalogued in their regular EWN newspaper column. Part one looks at Nigel Goldman, Barrie Nathan, Richard Pope and Max Clifford, with more to follow over the next two days

Socialists cling on with help from their friends the communists

March 26, 2012 | Andalucia

Partido Popular win regional elections for first time but Jose Antonio Grinan stays president of the Junta

Look to the skies for Gibraltar’s festival of the seas

May 20, 2011 | Gibraltar, Lead

Gib’s Festival of the Seas will reach a spectacular climax with display by a former Red Arrows leader

Vino, vidi, vici

March 2, 2007 | News Feature

Wine industry claims victory as Government calls time on “anti-alcohol” law