Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Unravelling Roca’s web of shame

A string of former mayors, a celebrity singer and James Bond actor Sean Connery. They all got spun into the Malaya corruption trial. The Olive Press’ potted guide to Europe’s biggest ever corruption trial

Wife killer fugitive

The hunt is on to track down an Irish man, Michael Dermot McArdle, wanted for killing his wife

Kid-napped

Police discovered 18 goats wandering out of an apartment block in Malaga

Murdered priest

Two 19-year-old gay prostitutes have been charged with the murder of a priest

Going nuts for walnuts

As the walnut harvest is in full force, new research finds that walnuts are great for our health

Breast is best

It is fine to breastfeed in public, insist campaigners... and it saves money!

No show Connery

Actor Sean Connery was not present for his day in court

Ring up the best deals

Shoppers may soon be able to leave their wallets and credit cards at home

A distinct lack of distress

Residents of Sotogrande – where the average home price is 1.5m euros – are generally not pressurised into panic-selling

The lady understood

Lecture to explain why Nelson’s mistress was not allowed to attend his funeral after his death in Spain

Best budget royals

The King has been voted ‘Greatest Spaniard of all time’ while his son is married to the divorced daughter of a nurse. With new austerity measures firmly in place, Wendy Williams investigates why Spain’s monarchy are now definitively Europe’s best budget royals

Slippery slope

Protesters demand an end to new artificial snow scheme in the Sierra Nevada

Happy Blunt

The colourful lifestyle of Ibiza has lead to a more upbeat album for James Blunt

From bargain to burden

Hundreds of homebuyers have been hit with new tax demands after their homes were wrongly re-evaluated

It’s grand in Sotogrande

It’s where the British royals take their hols and Eddie Jordan, Glenn Hoddle and Genesis’s Mike Rutherford have homes. Is it any wonder that the millionaires’ enclave of Sotogrande is weathering the recession well. Jon Clarke discovers why...

English, the language of Europe

Two thirds of the continent able to speak English

Have suitcase will travel

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Priceless hoard of Spanish Civil War photos found in a suitcase to go on display in Spain next year. Copyright Magnum Pictures

Euro danger

Recession could cause end of euro, says Nobel winning scientist

It’s the season for saffron

The arrival of autumn means only one thing for many of the inhabitants of Castilla-La-Mancha – time to harvest its ever precious saffron

A golfer’s paradise

Sotogrande is Spain’s home of golf, with a handful of the most celebrated courses in Europe

Expat’s €35m tax hit

Miss Ascot and dump your UK phone to avoid British tax

Fish deaths lead to probe

An investigation has been launched into the deaths of hundreds of fish in the Guadalhorce River

Flight path battle for flamingos

Protest groups unite to oppose ‘unnecessary, speculative’ airport that would endanger wildlife on Antequera’s protected vega

House that Eiffel built

Buying and selling your dream home in Andalucia just got easier with the launch of the groundbreaking new website www.allaboutandaluciaproperty.com

In the money

Malaga has the highest-earning hotels in Spain

Wuthering heights

Sharon Corr has recorded the video for her latest single on a clifftop above Maro
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