Monday, 11 December, 2017

Tag: Andalucia

The Web Manager of the Olive Press reveals how good humour and community spirit beat the floods in his town

Rare photos published in fascinating new book

Costly damages after floods decimated a trio of hotels and put a dampener on their best-laid Christmas plans

Junta chiefs blasted for lack of action after thousands of homes washed away in heaviest rainfall on record

Extreme Andalucia weather now thwarts former champion

The Olive Press investigates if the La Cala curve is Spain’s most dangerous bend after at least 15 crashes between Christmas and New Year

One of Europe’s highest resorts, for the first time ever there are more than 100kms of runs in the Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Even Novelli’s biggest fans were disgusted with him’, as wounded hotel bites back against criticism, by Andrew Pearce

Bad press for local Costa del Sol property company

Remarkable story behind the photo of this unknown Afro-American, who fought against Franco, in advance of US president’s visit

Costa del Sol tops tourist charts but statistics reveal sharp fall in 2009 hotel bookings

Hundreds of Britons protest in Almeria city against the latest bout of demolition orders

Not just fabulous on toast and salads, olive oil can help you live longer. As the olive picking season begins, Andrew Pearce and Jon Clarke discover that Andalucia's world-beating olive oil was not just the world's first example of branding, but how many of its century-old techniques still survive to this day

First the floods, now the snow arrives. Here conditions on the road between Grazalema and El Bosque, just 20 minutes from the Costa del Sol

Record rainfall in Andalucia leaves reservoirs up 20 per cent on last year. Here, heavy rain in Jerez caused the River Guadalete to flood thousands of homes

Disgraced mayor is ‘running town hall’ from his jail cell. Here, Juan Enciso is seen leaving court.

As dozen Algeciras dockers are nicked in drugs swoop - and UK and Spain work together on 375 million euro haul - court hears how two Andalucian businessmen funded an underwater smuggling operation that quickly sunk

Some of heaviest rain on record leads to flood chaos in Andalucia. Here, a submerged house in Jimera de Libar, near Ronda. Picture Karl Smallman.

Expat developer and shamed flamenco mayor implicated in Alcaucin housing scandal

Ancient technique endangered by new fishing quotas

After years of speculation, months of investigations and weeks of digging, Spanish poet Lorca's remains are nowhere to be found. A big mistake, or did Franco's troops clear the mass grave just weeks after it was used?

Hard-hitting campaign warns of future with decisive summit now underway

Government stance threatens to further enflame Axarquia housing row

Award-winning tourism plan to restore King's Path to get funding this month

2010 is the 600th anniversary since the Christians conquered Antequera... But that is almost like yesterday in the glorious history of Andalucia’s oldest town, where Spain’s ‘first architects’ were based, writes Jon Clarke

Andalucia ombudsman calls for immediate halt to all coastline construction

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