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Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis thumbnail

Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis

October 21, 2014 | Malaga

Marbella seems to be in its best year since the crisis began as the amount of buyers is surging

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82 thumbnail

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82

October 21, 2014 |

After training in Spain, de la Renta has dressed countless celebrities and American first ladies

Sevillian company Abengoa to build multi milion power plant in Kuwait thumbnail

Sevillian company Abengoa to build multi milion power plant in Kuwait

October 21, 2014 | Andalucia Sevilla

Power supply and construction company Abengoa secured a major contract from Kuwait for a huge power transmission project

Gibraltar to open its own university thumbnail

Gibraltar to open its own university

October 21, 2014 | Gibraltar

The new University of Gibraltar is set to open on September 1 2015

Game of Thrones set collapses in Osuna thumbnail

Game of Thrones set collapses in Osuna

October 20, 2014 | Andalucia Sevilla

Filming has been delayed in Osuna, after part of the set collapsed under high winds

VIDEO: Spanish police beat an African migrant in Melilla before carrying him unconscious back to Morocco thumbnail

VIDEO: Spanish police beat an African migrant in Melilla before carrying him unconscious back to Morocco

October 20, 2014 |

The man was one of 100 migrants to rush the six-metre-high fence

Fuengirola mayor resigns after 24 years to join Andalucian parliament thumbnail

Fuengirola mayor resigns after 24 years to join Andalucian parliament

October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Esperanza Oña has left her post as Mayor of Fuengirola because of the current Election Law

Antonio Banderas to receive honorary Goya Award for ‘stellar career’ thumbnail Antonio Banderas to receive honorary Goya Award for ‘stellar career’

October 21, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Malaga

The Malaga-born superstar will pick up his award at the star-studded gala in February

Ashya King leaves hospital for the first time… to go for pizza thumbnail Ashya King leaves hospital for the first time… to go for pizza

October 20, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

He is to be discharged on Friday and expected to return to Spain for further treatment

Banking magnate Baron Rothschild to appear in court in victory for expats thumbnail Banking magnate Baron Rothschild to appear in court in victory for expats

October 20, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

An Alicante court has issued a writ to indict and interrogate the boss of N.M Rothschild & Sons

Cancer patient Ashya King could return to Spain for treatment thumbnail Cancer patient Ashya King could return to Spain for treatment

October 20, 2014 | Lead National News

Ashya King’s family may be forced to sell Casares del Mar property to fund further treatment in Spain

UPDATE: Spain’s infected nurse appears to be Ebola-free thumbnail UPDATE: Spain’s infected nurse appears to be Ebola-free

October 20, 2014 | Lead National News

Teresa Romero tests negative for Ebola after two weeks in Carlos III hospital

Spanish people with HIV and hepatitis C are ‘more difficult’ to treat thumbnail Spanish people with HIV and hepatitis C are ‘more difficult’ to treat

October 19, 2014 | Lead

Research has revealed Spaniards’ genes makes it difficult to treat coinfected patients with both HIV and HCV

Law amendment to regulate Spanish 25,000 properties put on fast-track by Junta de Andalucia thumbnail Law amendment to regulate Spanish 25,000 properties put on fast-track by Junta de Andalucia

October 18, 2014 | Almeria Andalucia Lead

Junta to legalize 25,000 irregular homes, just in time for the elections

Spain only EU country with improved economic forecast for 2015 thumbnail Spain only EU country with improved economic forecast for 2015

October 18, 2014 | Lead National News

The IMF has announced a light at the end of the tunnel for Spain despite its many debts and high unemployment rate

BREAKING: Mayoress of Manilva resigns from office thumbnail BREAKING: Mayoress of Manilva resigns from office

October 17, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Malaga

Antonia Munoz Vazquez has stepped down from her position as Mayoress of Manilva, amidst administration scandal

UPDATE: Four more suspected Spanish Ebola cases admitted to hospital in Madrid thumbnail UPDATE: Four more suspected Spanish Ebola cases admitted to hospital in Madrid

October 17, 2014 | Lead National News

New suspected Ebola cases emerge on same day as man sets off emergency protocols at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport

The Olive Press is seeking success at Expat Awards thumbnail The Olive Press is seeking success at Expat Awards

October 17, 2014 | Lead Malaga

Readers of the Olive Press have the chance to show us your support by voting in the Expat Awards

Hells Angels drug supplier arrested in Madrid thumbnail Hells Angels drug supplier arrested in Madrid

October 16, 2014 | Andalucia Crime & Law Lead Malaga

Hells Angels money launderer arrested in Madrid after a year hiding out in Malaga

UPDATE: Plane grounded in Madrid after passenger shows Ebola-like symptoms thumbnail UPDATE: Plane grounded in Madrid after passenger shows Ebola-like symptoms

October 16, 2014 | Lead National News

Madrid’s Barajas airport carries out emergency procedures as Air France passenger is suspected of Ebola

Big Willy Cabellero was approached by match fixers whilst at Malaga FC thumbnail

Sport »

Big Willy Cabellero was approached by match fixers whilst at Malaga FC

October 18, 2014

Manchester City goalkeeper Cabellero has told La Liga investigators that a match fixing syndicate approached him last year

Spain in Pictures »

PICTURE SPECIAL: Catalan adrenaline junkies compete to build highest human towers thumbnail

PICTURE SPECIAL: Catalan adrenaline junkies compete to build highest human towers

October 6, 2014

Thousands of ‘builders’ and spectators flocked to the traditional festival this weekend

Andalucia News »

Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis

Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis thumbnail

October 21, 2014 | Lead2 Malaga

Marbella seems to be in its best year since the crisis began as the amount of buyers is surging


Fuengirola mayor resigns after 24 years to join Andalucian parliament

Fuengirola mayor resigns after 24 years to join Andalucian parliament thumbnail

October 21, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Malaga

Esperanza Oña has left her post as Mayor of Fuengirola because of the current Election Law


Sevillian company Abengoa to build multi milion power plant in Kuwait

Sevillian company Abengoa to build multi milion power plant in Kuwait thumbnail

October 21, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2 Sevilla

Power supply and construction company Abengoa secured a major contract from Kuwait for a huge power transmission project


Antonio Banderas to receive honorary Goya Award for ‘stellar career’

Antonio Banderas to receive honorary Goya Award for ‘stellar career’ thumbnail

October 21, 2014 | Andalucia Lead Malaga

The Malaga-born superstar will pick up his award at the star-studded gala in February


Game of Thrones set collapses in Osuna

Game of Thrones set collapses in Osuna thumbnail

October 20, 2014 | Andalucia Lead2 Sevilla

Filming has been delayed in Osuna, after part of the set collapsed under high winds


Jesus may have been clean-shaven!

Jesus may have been clean-shaven! thumbnail

October 20, 2014 | Jaen La Cultura

One of the earliest depictions of Jesus has been unearthed in Jaen, and he doesn’t have a beard


Ashya King leaves hospital for the first time… to go for pizza

Ashya King leaves hospital for the first time… to go for pizza thumbnail

October 20, 2014 | Andalucia Lead

He is to be discharged on Friday and expected to return to Spain for further treatment


National News »

Cancer patient Ashya King could return to Spain for treatment thumbnail

Cancer patient Ashya King could return to Spain for treatment

October 20, 2014

Ashya King’s family may be forced to sell Casares del Mar property to fund further treatment in Spain

UPDATE: Spain’s infected nurse appears to be Ebola-free thumbnail

UPDATE: Spain’s infected nurse appears to be Ebola-free

October 20, 2014

Teresa Romero tests negative for Ebola after two weeks in Carlos III hospital

Orange overtakes Vodafone as Spain’s second-biggest mobile operator thumbnail

Orange overtakes Vodafone as Spain’s second-biggest mobile operator

October 20, 2014

The future is bright for Orange as it beats its British competitor on the Spanish market

UK Deputy Prime Minister’s wife resigns from Acciona thumbnail

UK Deputy Prime Minister’s wife resigns from Acciona

October 18, 2014

Miriam Gonzalez has resigned from her position on the Acciona’s board of directors

Spain only EU country with improved economic forecast for 2015 thumbnail

Spain only EU country with improved economic forecast for 2015

October 18, 2014

The IMF has announced a light at the end of the tunnel for Spain despite its many debts and high unemployment rate

Health, News Feature »

Bowled over by Ebola? Or an urban-myth-style scare story that has nearly run its course? thumbnail

Bowled over by Ebola? Or an urban-myth-style scare story that has nearly run its course?

October 21, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: In a humorous – but all too painfully true dispatch – Spanish-based UK Journalist Jo Chipchase on the rise and fall of Ebola, and where we go from here

Columnists, Jack Gaioni »

Viva Roma! thumbnail

Viva Roma!

October 21, 2014

Jack Gaioni unearths the best and brightest ‘Spanish sons’ who made it big in ancient Rome, setting the literary and intellectual agenda for many centuries to follow

Read Our Latest Print Edition »

Read More Olive Press Back Issues Online »

Features, Property »

Musician’s Villa Montana dream home goes for sale thumbnail

Musician’s Villa Montana dream home goes for sale

October 21, 2014

A Brit who spent his teenage years playing Scalextric with Hendrix is selling his Puerto Banus home

Jaen, La Cultura »

Jesus may have been clean-shaven! thumbnail

Jesus may have been clean-shaven!

October 20, 2014

One of the earliest depictions of Jesus has been unearthed in Jaen, and he doesn’t have a beard

Olive Press Opinion »

Greedy bankers thumbnail

Greedy bankers

October 20, 2014

Bankers embroiled in the expenses scandal at Caja Madrid and Bankia should really come as no surprise



Latest Reader Comments »

Ashya King leaves hospital for the first time… to go for pizza

3 hours 58 minutes ago

Bryan: The family should get their story straight. They say they need money for ongoing...

UPDATE: Spain’s infected nurse appears to be Ebola-free

5 hours 3 minutes ago

Sparta: These are indeed great news. A second test has confirm it. Also the other four patients have...

Jesus may have been clean-shaven!

5 hours 19 minutes ago

stefanjo: Dare you lot to talk about Mohammed like that in public….

VIDEO: Spanish police beat an African migrant in Melilla before carrying him unconscious back to Morocco

5 hours 28 minutes ago

stefanjo: Melilla is in Africa, not Spain. These...

Marbella is ‘at the dawn of a new Golden Age’

6 hours 32 minutes ago

Mike: @ Ann, to say ‘Marbella is being bought up by Russians’ is a sweeping statement to say...

Marbella is ‘at the dawn of a new Golden Age’

8 hours 57 minutes ago

Bryan: Judging by the amount of properties for sale there (take a look at Idealista etc who have...

Jesus may have been clean-shaven!

9 hours 4 minutes ago

tim: It’s a known fact he had his head shaved too. This is why we have easter eggs. They look exactly like he did.

Marbella is ‘at the dawn of a new Golden Age’

9 hours 17 minutes ago

ann eiser: Marbella is beeing bought up by Russians.

Rooney’s Spanish battle

9 hours 25 minutes ago

Bryan: Was there any. Update on this?

Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis

9 hours 27 minutes ago

Bryan: Yet another sales pitch from self-appointed “property experts”. I just wonder what they...

Jesus may have been clean-shaven!

9 hours 42 minutes ago

luc de waen: Indeed Robert : in the earliest writings of that time ( about 240 writings..) there is no mention of Jesus, or any...

Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis

10 hours 22 minutes ago

Mike: You sound increasingly like someone who regularly posts on that website who is always talking the...

Gibraltar to open its own university

11 hours 15 minutes ago

stefanjo: Guess which of the four faculties will be over-subscribed?

VIDEO: Spanish police beat an African migrant in Melilla before carrying him unconscious back to Morocco

11 hours 18 minutes ago

Bluemoon: Spanish police and Guardia are always very big...

Marbella property market emerging from economic crisis

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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 »

Tracing David in Spain

January 1, 2011 | Andalucia, Lead2, Malaga

Can anyone shed light on the life of our dead dad on the Costa del Sol?

Blogging for Spanish jobs

April 10, 2012 | Lead2, National News

Spain’s lost generation – or ‘the New Poor’ – are launching a fightback

Now the dust settles

May 7, 2010 | Andalucia, Travel

The flights have landed but the battle has now begun for passenger refunds in Spain

Movember in Spain

November 15, 2012 | Andalucia, Opinion

Keith Spitalnick is taking part in Movember to raise awareness for prostate cancer

Help is at hand in Andalucia

May 12, 2010 | Features

An investigation into Andalucia’s care services by Sam Dale, discovers that expatriate charities can provide everything from translations to delivering shopping