Friday, 24 November, 2017

Tom Powell

Tom Powell
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SAUNTERING merrily between two rows of fairytale cave homes, we could so easily have been in J.R. Tolkien's mythical Shire for short people. Except there are a few key differences between Guadix and Bilbo Baggins’...

As Spain prepares to honour its most famous author who died 400 years ago this month, Tom Powell wonders what life was really like for Miguel de Cervantes

With the world’s third highest GDP per capita, Gibraltar’s rock solid economy puts others in the shade, writes Tom Powell

Jojo France and Dorte Isolas are hosting a ‘family funday’ to raise funds, with around €8,000 of the €12,000 target already pledged

Two rival gangs met in a park in Granada with one 19-year-old taken to hospital suffering from a severe bullet wound

In his final Olive Press dispatch, former Chief Reporter Tom Powell remembers the three key lessons living in Spain has taught him

Hosted by TV show Marbella Now, the summit takes place on April 5 at Laude International College
Dead man found in car Algeciras

The number of local firms went up 2.1% last year

It’s still the place to buy British... but these days Gibraltar offers the best high-street brands alongside smaller family-run businesses, writes Tom Powell

Blas Infante - the ‘father of Andalucia’ - was born in Casares and gave his life for the region, writes Tom Powell

This month the Competa art walk returns for its eighth year

What lies beneath...

Denmark emerged as the happiest country in the world

Lisa disappeared from her home near Sotogrande four months ago

The English girl group received two Brit Award nominations last month

An analysis of the six most recent polls suggests 45% of voters want to leave the EU, while 55% will vote to remain

EXCLUSIVE: Donkey sanctuary rescues record 100 animals in largest ever operation

Almeria resident Lenox Napier argues succinctly that the creation of jobs is more important than protecting mere ‘scrub’

Tortas de Algarrobo (Algarrobo cakes) date back to the Moorish empire

Now on the coast for eight years, the company prides itself in excellent customer service and leading products

The 33-year-old has now been missing for almost four months

Tom Powell discovers how a daytime TV game show victory earnt Olive Press’ Head of Sales Chris Birkett a fresh start in Manilva

The Catalan giants fear the financial power of England's top flight

There are now 54 pistes open measuring a total of 45km

The Refugio del Burrito is still fighting for justice for the donkey killed in a Bethlehem display in 2014, Tom Powell went to see where all the hard work starts

Her daughter Demaria has also called time on the extremely adults-only show




GET your mittens out and head into Palma for the annual Christmas market, ice rink and shining holiday festivities. Last night it all kicked off...
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