The Olive Press’ most commented news of the week

1. Gibraltar border watch

When the Spanish authorities decided to enforce spot checks on the border with Gibraltar, most observers thought that the delays would be over by summer.

2. Protesters gather to demonstrate against anti-protest legislation

At least 23 people have been hurt in clashes outside the Spanish Parliament in Madrid, as hundreds of protesters gathered to demonstrate against newly proposed anti-protest legislation.

3. Abortion reforms dubbed ‘a step backwards’ by women’s groups

81% against reforms which will restrict abortion once again.

4. Property prices continue to plummet in Andalucia

Property prices are still falling in Andalucia, despite bottoming out in some areas of the country.

5. European Investment Bank grants multi million euro loan to Andalucia


The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted the Junta de Andalucía two loans totalling €380 million to finance key investments in the region, and the Granada metro.

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