Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The British teenage anarchist who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under granny’s sweater

The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.

Olive Press judges Málaga’s new five star Miramar Hotel that was previously a court

It has been 12 years since Jon Clarke first step through the doors at the Palacio de Miramar and since then a lot has changed.

MC Hammered – trying something new every day

Giles breaks down the feelings of introducing the George Benson, Michael Bolton and Pink Purple Zepp Fest concerts.

Ode to autumn: 10 reasons to love the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and effortless parking

With the summer season over, some may be upset others may rejoice. Here are the reasons why Spain is the gift that keeps on giving.

A different sort of noise: Lenox Napier’s Portuguese adventure

I last visited the other side of the Iberian peninsula two decades ago with an old black and white guidebook from 1957… so it wasn’t really much of a surprise that Portugal had changed a bit, writes Lenox Napier

Spain and Gibraltar’s LGBT heroes

Spain was one of the first countries in the world to legalise same-sex marriage

Heavy snowfall in parts of Spain could be heaviest for 35 years

AFTER warnings of freezing temperatures, heavy snow has fallen overnight in some areas of the Costa Blanca leaving schools and businesses closed this morning. Locals...

A look at the Bilbao BBK festival

Jon Clarke catches the Pixies, New Order and Chvrches live at BBK in Bilbao

A day of San Fermin

After eight hours on a night bus and a crack-of-dawn train from Madrid, Lance Rutkin pitches up in Pamplona, to witness the passion of those who run with the bulls

British teen held captive by father for two years in squalid conditions in Spain released

Witnesses say he weighed just six stone when he was carried away

Spanish soldier to appear in court for selling ISIS baby outfits and T-shirts

One design depicted the death of British aid worker Alan Henning

UK searches to move abroad increased by 30% post Brexit

UK residents considering a move

EXCLUSIVE: Suspected Costa del Sol expat conman may have links to Dutch crime family with hundreds of victims

String of victims come forward after Olive Press exposes film conman

Costa del Sol-based Kinahan clan begin relocation to Dubai

EXCLUSIVE: The Irish expat crime syndicate, based in Estepona, is ‘working out an exit strategy from Spain’

Beer ranking survey in Spain reveals shock winner

More than 30 beers were ranked according to taste, price and composition

Gruesome killing of bulls banned at major Spanish festival

The festival has become an epicentre of animal rights protests

New WHO report says Spain has the fourth highest life expectancy in the world

The report shows that global life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000

Huge cocaine haul hidden in bananas uncovered in Spain

The haul is said to have arrived from South America

Arab Sheikh and football billionaire purchases charming Spanish bolthole

The estate is larger than 8,000 football pitches

EXCLUSIVE: Brits linked to Agnese disappearance went for curry after fatal hit-and-run in Marbella

Notorious Brit Westley Capper supped beers and chatted with pal Craig Porter just 30 minutes after knocking over the Bolivian mother of a two-year-old in San Pedro

Matt Damon spotted on holiday in Spain

The Bourne Ultimatum star tried to keep a low profile but was spotted sightseeing

Fraudulent travel websites cost holidaymakers €15 million last year

The average traveller falling foul of fraudsters on the web was conned out of €3,795

Gibraltar spies smash ISIS terror cell for second time in a fortnight

The group was using internet chat rooms and messaging apps to recruit Islamic radicals

Spain issues arrest warrants for friends of Putin with alleged mafia ties

The move follows a ten year investigation into the Tambov Gang which operated out of Spain

Spain will repeat general election on June 26 as King Felipe dissolves parliament

King Felipe signed a decree dissolving the current parliament in a bid to break the political stalemate

75% of Brits back booze limits on planes to combat drunken holiday blunders

Four in ten Britons are in favour of a two-drink limit for aeroplane passengers
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