Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Junipero Serra: Saint or sinner?

To Pope Francis he was a Spanish missionary worthy of sainthood, to others he was the devil incarnate

The ‘prettiest village in Spain’ is a perfect spot for a Mallorca home 

OFTEN referred to as the 'Prettiest village in Spain',  Fornalutx is located on the northwest of Mallorca, nestled high up the Tramuntana mountain range overlooking the picturesque Sóller valley.    The pretty cobbled...

Must-dos before signing on your new property in Spain

AS Brits return home after a summer break on the Costa del Sol, the grey skies and memories of G&Ts on the beach make...

2014: The Spanish property year in figures

OP columnist Adam Neale looks back at the last 12 months in the Spanish real-estate marketplace

60 Minute Makeover anyone?

Elliott Wright talks TOWIE, pet funerals and a plan to recruit Nick Knowles for his build in La Cala de Mijas

Oh no – Not Blankety-Blank!

After the satellite TV switch no more Chief Inspector Barnaby! No more Mr Selfridge! It’s worse than a lover walking out on you reckons our columnist Belinda Beckett

Backing a winner

Investing is like a day at the races, writes Salty Dog

Je suis Paris

With friends all over the world, the Paris attacks felt closer to home than ever

Bugs life

The EU could learn a lot from the Iberian peninsula’s smallest residents

Parenting ABC

Educational consultant Stephen Coventry talks about the fundamentals of raising a family

Beware Marbella, Estepona is the new hotspot on the Costa del Sol

FOR decades Estepona lived in the shadow of its rich, glamorous neighbour Marbella, but now things are changing. Marbella is still very much in...

Never mind the molluscs

The Zebra Mussel is the least of your worries this autumn, reveals Giles Brown

What the Dickens?

Columnist Jack Gaioni takes a rather unusual ride to an eccentric event centered around tweed in Madrid

A tail of two traumas

A trying week for Eddie the hotel dog

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: Mallorca can make you fall back in love with December, writes Lesley Keith

CAN you believe we are in December, seriously, where does the time go? It seems like it was only a few days ago I...

Mountain high

The most important thing about any ascent is getting an early start

It’s the season of confusion…

Giles on Rock'n'Roll, food and drink combos, nude charity calendars and why you shouldn't keep Friskies next to your breakfast cereal

Catalan collision course: Artur Mas and Mariano Rajoy square-off

With the Catalan referendum drawing ever closer, Artur Mas and Mariano Rajoy step up their war of words

Life on air: The ups and downs of working in radio

Radio is your basic job for madmen

Ask the Optician – Cataracts

Q: What are cataracts? A: There are three main types: • Nuclear cataract – this causes gradual reduction in vision • Cortical cataract – this may give...

Silly Season my sweet asp!

Spain’s ‘Snake Summer’ is enough to give you a hissy fit, writes Belinda Beckett, aka Mistress of Sizzle

Ask the Optician: Eye advice for the over 60s

In a new eye-health column, Specsavers Marbella boss Leighton Griffiths advises over 60s to get an eye test once a year

Property in Spain: The facts behind the figures

The latest data on property sales in Spain shows signs of improvement

Make a smooth move abroad

Five things to consider before moving to Spain

Boost for Euro over Sterling after IMF comments

Columnist Mark Rickard breaks down the current status of foreign exchange
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