Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Expat journalist Joan Davies dies aged 85 in Benalmadena

Co-founder of Sur in English has passed away in Benalmadena

Costa del Sol: Europe’s sun-drenched capital of golf

As Europe’s undisputed capital of golf, the Costa del Sol draws hundreds of thousands of fanatical players each year

Vejer de la Frontera: Dining capital

With a regular influx of talented restaurateurs and chefs it is no surprise that Vejer has become one of Andalucia’s culinary capitals, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke

La Almoraima estate in Cadiz saved for the nation

Controversial Almoraima sale comes off the market after campaign by Olive Press and visit from Hollywood actress Salma Hayek

Spanish homes fit for the stars: Which celebs live in Andalucia

Find out which famous faces kick back in southern Spain

Police raid takes down Russian gangs who laundered €30 million through Marbella

Police arrest 11 Russians during a raid last night, one of which has links to one of the most powerful mafia men on the run in the world.

The day the H-Bombs came to Andalucía

by Bob Maddox Forty one years ago today, a mid air collision between two US Air Force planes during refueling led to...

Home truths shame Spain

Just when you thought UK politicians were the world’s greediest, author Daniel Montero has revealed the excesses enjoyed by Spain's ruling elite

Dying with dignity

FEW subjects arouse as much controversy orheated debate as does euthanasia. Almost everyone, when probed, has a stance on the issue. Perhaps we can...

Spanish PM Rajoy flies to the US in last minute bid to halt referendum

Spanish PM flies to the US for a working lunch with President Trump to discuss the upcoming referendum in Catalunya, the EU and NATO.

Inside the Zagaleta rumour mill

Swimming in riches and swirling with rumours, Zagaleta is an undeniably desirable place to live. Tom Powell gains unprecedented access into ‘Europe’s most exclusive residential development’

Hump stones to save the economy

EXCLUSIVE: Granada's most famous expat Chris Stewart tells the Olive Press about surviving the winter rains, and how he is planning to help out the impoversished Alpujarras region

ETA attacks: the farewell push?

Recent attacks have raised fresh questions over the group's future, writes Kevin Guyan

Are sickly Brits asking too much?

The year started with reports on the healthcare threats for British pensioners in Spain. Now it is ending with protests over a 270 euro charge levied on expatriates in Valencia. Anna Nicholas is not impressed

Mayor of Barcelona calls on EU to intervene on Catalunya referendum

Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau has called on the European Union to intervene in Catalunya's referendum and blames Rajoy's government for worsening the situation.

Waste not, want not

As Christmas approaches, Eloise Horsfield looks at ways of making your festive season as environmentally friendly and economical as possible

Gerald Brenan’s queen back on her throne in Churriana

The home of the famous Hispanist - the Queen of Los Angeles - has finally been restored, thanks to a seven-year Olive Press campaign

Inside the secret world of Sotogrande

Shhh and say it in sotto voce...Iona Napier demystifies the enigma of the discreet enclave, where royals rub shoulders with, well, decent down-to-earth folk

Algaida Fisherman still lost at sea from Storm Ana

STORM Ana might have done some damage around Mallorca, but none more so than to the Nopere family. Algaida resident Steve Nopere, 34, has been...

Hidden horrors of Spanish car hire firms

As a growing number of complaints are made against car hire firms holding customers to ransom, James Bryce investigates the pitfalls that holidaymakers should look out for

Sky’s the limit for charity diver

Kim Edwards jumps in aid of the hospital that helped her through leukaemia

40 years on …. is Spain free of Franco?

With the 40th anniversary of Franco’s death looming large next month we bring you 40 facts about El Caudillo

Handing out hope in Spain

With Christmas approaching, James Bryce spends a night helping out on a soup run set up with an expat Englishwoman and local charity Caritas in La Linea

Work hard, play hard for Costa del Sol Scottish expat

ADVERTORIAL: Financial advisor Sandy Buchanan has a passion for the real Spain and helping expats manage their money

Celebrating 25 years of ‘roots and wings’ at Almunecar International School

Headteacher Fiona Jacobs shares what makes Almunecar International School special as it celebrates 25 years

My antidote to Spain´s ´most primitive´ hotel

EXCLUSIVE: After sending reporter Amie Keeley to ‘Spain’s most primitive hotel’ for a sustainable retreat, we packed her off for a five-star spa weekend on the Costa del Sol to make up with often hilarious consequences


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