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No-deal Brexit could make pension payouts to British expats living in Spain ‘illegal’

The Association of British Insurers claims expats living in the EU ‘might find that they couldn’t be paid their pension'

Rising temperatures to have huge impact on Spanish jobs

WEATHER-related sick days costs the Spanish economy €360 million per year, a pioneering study has found. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)...

We’re only human… just

OUR bodies are covered in microscopic creatures, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Not surprisingly the vast majority of this microscopic life resides in our...

DOSE OF REALITY: Campaign to regulate lethal painkiller Nolotil gathers momentum in Spain

The Olive Press speaks to relatives of victims and campaigners about their hopes of regulating the controversial drug

Experts in Spain warn of ‘grave consequences’ in rise of pseudo-therapies like homeopathy and reiki

EXPERTS in Spain have warned of 'grave consequences' following a rise in the use of pseudo-therapies like homeopathy and reiki.  It comes after a Sociological...

EXCLUSIVE: Southern Spain hospitals in British expat hotspot issue warning for ‘lethal’ painkiller Nolotil

After the drug claimed countless lives, a health network on the Costa Blanca has issued a recommendation to its medical staff to avoid prescribing Nolotil to Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian expats

Drinking excessively could take up to FIVE years off your life

DRINKING above UK alcohol guidelines could take years off your life, a new study has found. The huge analysis of 600,000 drinkers in 19...

Eight firemen and police called to help move obese 300 kilo man from Malaga home

He had called daily for emergency services to help him move

Doctor called in to help podgy population lose weight in a Spanish town

A SPANISH town is full of so many fat people that a doctor has been drafted in to help them shed the weight. Naron...

Flu pandemic in Spain leads to rising death toll

THE number of people in Spain who have died from the flu has risen dramatically. In what is proving to be the deadliest season of...

Andalucia the fattest region in Spain after study reveals almost 50% of Spaniards overweight

ANDALUCIA has been labelled the fattest region in Spain in a new study on obesity.  The study revealed more than 47% of Spaniards aged 18...

Hepatitis A infects at least 38 people from Palma restaurant

HEPATITIS A has affected at least 38 people from an outbreak in a Palma restaurant. The first two cases were reported in mid-December, both...

What the health and safety? The EU concept seems to be lost on Mallorca locals, writes Lesley Keith

THE new year is well under way and let’s face it there’s never a dull moment here in Mallorca. Whereas in Britain January is...

The dirty (two) dozen- Restaurants closed from health violations

NEARLY two dozen restaurants were closed over hygiene standards in Mallorca last year. Another two were temporarily shut, while 125 received fines of up to...

Thousands of fake toys pulled from being sold for health and safety reasons

MORE than 3,200 toys have been withdrawn from sale by the Guardia Civil following concerns for safety. The toys, mainly sold in low-cost bazaars,...

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...

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 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...

Are you enjoying The Silver lining of your Life?

Do you remember the turbulent 60s? Do you remember when Viet Nam was two separate countries? Can you remember when absolutely no one cared...

Lesley Keith relives her experiences with the Spanish health service

Spain has the UK beaten when it comes to quality of health care, says Lesley

Trio of Spanish slimmers who shed 100 kilos will battle to enter UK slimming final

The winner will join slimmers from more than 30 countries at the grand final in Telford, in November

Axarquia to host mental health conference

The event examined how we treat mental health

Marbella Yoga studio to offer open day

Yoga offered includes Rocket Ashtanga, Yin Yang Yoga, Aerial Yoga and Hot Strala Yoga

Malaga described as HIV ‘hot zone’

Between 50 and 100 new cases of HIV are diagnosed in the province each year

Spanish woman becomes oldest in Europe after 117-year old Italian dies

A Spanish woman has become the oldest in Europe after the death of 117-year-old Italian Emma Morana
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