Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Mediterranean fish makes children more intelligent, according to new study

According to the University of Pennsylvania, kids who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have an IQ up to four points higher on average than those who consume it less often or never.

British expat dies in horror plane collision with helicopter in Alicante

Donald Milne, an instrumental figure in the early success of rallying superstar Colin McRae, died on impact as a chopper struck down his helicopter at the private Mutxamel airfield.

Global wildfires result in loss of land equivalent to the size of Spain

According to new data released by Global Forest Watch (GFW) deforestation has decimated the equivalent of the surface of Spain and accounts for 10 to 15% of global carbon emissions.

New athletic track in Estepona hopes to be Andalucia’s go-to sporting site

The site, covering 34,132 square metres, will feature an athletics track, football pitch and a half-pitch for seven-a-side, a BMX track, and an underground car park for a thousand cars.

Live saving floats to be installed on Marbella beaches in 2018

Known as, punto naranjas, their bright highly visible colour consists of a harness linked to a rescue float in the sea with a 400 metre long cable.

British mother is suing travel company after daughter caught disease in Mallorca

Gemma Moran, alleges her eight-year-old daughter Clio caught the life-long disease after she was bitten by ticks while staying in a ‘disgusting’ apartment in Mallorca.

TRAGEDY: Baby born too early on Menorca honeymoon

A MENORCA honeymoon has been tragically cut short after the couple's child was prematurely born 17 weeks early and passed away an hour later. Jamie...

Malaga province birth rates at lowest in a decade as Spain’s population shrinks further

THE birth rate in Malaga province is at its lowest for a decade. In the first six months of this year there were 6,728 births...

Rafael Nadal: Knee-d for speed

RAFAEL NADAL has said he had to give up water sports because of his bad knees. The Mallorca tennis ace has suffered from knee problems...

What a year 2017 has been full to the brim of ups and downs

On this day last year, all of my worldly possessions were floating under a metre and a half of water in my mother's basement when the floods hit the coast and I penned my first column for the Olive Press.

Top tips to help relieve IBS pain

IRRITABLE bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing and often life-long condition which affects over four million people in the UK. Whilst not technically...

How to get a sparkling smile

WE like to think of tooth whitening as a new, modern procedure… but did you know that the in-office bleaching technique was popular in...

CHRISTMAS WISH: Support the ONCE fundraising campaign at Specsavers Opticas

If they reach their goal, they will be able to fund 400 hours for interpreters to be the eyes, ears and voice of vulnerable deaf and blind people in Spain.  

Fish used in Asian restaurants across Malaga found to cause orange diarrhoea

Experts say the fish ‘has a fat composed of waxy esters that are not digestible for humans, so when consumed people suffer from gastrointestinal disorders’.

Why the Christmas period can be the most dangerous

THE festive period is here again, with a full diary of Christmas events and office parties. The time of year when you can let...

Diesel car pollution is half than previously thought, according to new study

The study revealed that levels of nitrogen dioxide in Europe are two times smaller than previously thought and the amount of hot air coming out of diesel cars is half than that used in policy predictions for the European Commission.

How to Improve Your Eyesight in 6 Bites

From physical injury to a gradual deterioration of the retina, there are numerous causes of eyesight loss. People aged 55 and above are the...

Andalucia hospital wins award for ‘most innovative treatments’ in Spain

CORDOBA’s Reina Sofía University Hospital has received an award for one of the most innovative treatments in Spanish medicine. The hospital, which is affiliated...

Women in Spain have third lowest fertility rate in Europe

SPANISH women have the third lowest fertility rate in Europe. New analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the birth rate among...

Why you should NEVER eat food if a fly has landed on it

FLIES have been outed as the dirty bombers of the insect world, carrying more harmful bacteria than previously thought. Scientis at Penn State Eberly...

Hospital elevator which cut new Andalucia mother IN HALF ‘had its memory erased’ afterwards

A JUDGE investigating how a new mother was cut in half by an elevator has asked police why the computer system operating the lift...

WATCH: Video of Estepona’s new High Resolution hospital

THIS is the mock up image of Estepona's new High Resolution hospital. The foundation works are already being finalized, while the works of sanitation and...

Sevilla manager’s shock cancer revelation inspires team’s comeback against Liverpool

SEVILLA FC has confirmed that their manager told his players he was suffering from prostate cancer while the side was losing 3-0 to Liverpool. Pundits...

Number of British pensioners taking five pills a day has risen by 300% as Spanish study warns it increases...

THE number of English pensioners taking at least five medicines per day has boomed by 300% since 1997, a new study has shown. Almost half...

Special spa day raises hundreds for food kitchen for the homeless in Malaga

The event was held at Las Orquideas hotel in Los Romanes offering massages and other relaxing treatments to raise money for food kitchen Los Angeles de la Noche.

Cambridge Weight Plan brings innovative new treatment to Spain for diabetes sufferers

It has become so successful in the UK that the NHS uses it as the first-port-of-call for diabetes treatment.
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