Monday, July 16, 2018

Live Belén in Jimera de Líbar

One symbol of Christmas that still maintains great importance throughout Spain is the belén - a Nativity scene. Photographs by Karl Smallman

Toast to Shakira

New face of Freixenet

Mister and Missus

Malaga's most beautiful gathers for the annual beauty pageant

Axe-Rayed

British pensioner flew to Spain with an axe in her hand luggage

Date with the ladies

Ladies bare all in a ‘Calendar Girls’ style shoot to raise funds for their village feria

Spanish defeat Napolean’s army

Re-creation of the 1810 battle between the Spanish and French on the bridge over the River Gaduares. Picture special by Karl Smallman

On the royal tour

Dozens of images of Andalucia taken by 19th century Royal photographer Charles Clifford are being put on display in Cordoba

It’s alright for some

While matador Fran Rivera gets tossed, his brother pulls a beauty queen

Stand and deliver!

Grazalema was the setting for the annual meet of bandoleros – or bandits – from around the region

La Bella Raquel

Sorolla’s painting of famous actress expected to fetch 250,000 euros at auction

Bagpipes, kilts and Robert the Bruce…

It could only be Teba in September

Back to school

Spanish princesses Sofia and Leonor start school

The ride of her life

British teenager, Harriet Simmons, took to her horse to show the local men how the 'cintas de caballos' should be done

Daylight robbery at border crossing

With his controversial plan to charge every car five euros to cross the border of La Linea, Alejandro Sanchez is being seen as a bandit

Wild fire in Guadiaro Valley

A campo wild fire broke in Jimera de Libar in the Guadiaro Valley forcing the evacuation of the riverside camping ground as a safety measure

As much use as a cardboard boat!

BUDDING sailors are hoping to keep their heads above water in the Gibraltar cardboard boat race

Incredible relics

Unseen Bronze Age artefacts made by the Phoenicians are on display in Cadiz

Meet Rosie, the blind donkey

Left abandoned and blind since birth, she is now being cared for at a rescue centre in Alhaurin el Grande

Man taming beast

This week's 'Andalucia in Pictures' zooms in on the Rapa das Bestas festival in Sabudeco

Saved by skin of teeth

Maimed Spanish bullfighter now out of intensive care after horrific throat goring

Spanish lorry driver wholly embarassed

Manoeuvre from hell for unfortunate driver

Dali comes to Malaga

An exibition of the surrealist artist's work is on until May 16 at the Picasso foundation

Catalan snowmaggedon

Snow in northern Spain has wreaked havoc on transport services

Miss World loves Gibraltar

EXCLUSIVE: In an exclusive interview Miss World tells the Olive Press why returning to southern Spain under a British flag is so special

Away in a manger, a sheep for a song

Couple put the perfect Christmas lawnmower up for sale

Modern architecture meets Spanish wine

As Bodegas Protos is nominated for the Sterling Prize, Kevin Guyan looks at the relationship between modern architecture and Spanish wine
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