Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Sotogrande: Why the A-lister playground should be next on your travel checklist

IT’S not a town, nor a village... and it’s definitely not a city. However, it boasts half a dozen championship golf courses, a top...

Despite the bright lights of Malaga, searching for that ‘Christmassy feeling’ in Spain seems harder than ever this year

IT’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The tell tale signs are all here- cosy coats, the kitsch jumpers, lots of lights, bows,...

Dental discovery in Granada shows textile work was done exclusively by women 4000 years ago

A NEW discovery from Bronze Age Spain reveals that women have never been afraid to sink their teeth into hard work.   Evavations of a 4,000-year-old...

With atheism on the rise in Spain, Maya Eashwaran checks out why the masses are deserting the church

Church marriages have also declined steeply; in a 27 year-long period, the percentage of religious marriages in Spain declined from 79% to 19.8%, a huge drop of nearly 60 percent.

Spain shutting the border would be like ‘cutting off its nose to spite its face’, slams Gibraltar’s deputy commander

Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia said that tightening frontier controls would hurt the Spanish as much as the Rock.

The British teenage anarchist who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under granny’s sweater

The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.

MC Hammered – trying something new every day

Giles breaks down the feelings of introducing the George Benson, Michael Bolton and Pink Purple Zepp Fest concerts.

Ode to autumn: 10 reasons to love the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and effortless parking

With the summer season over, some may be upset others may rejoice. Here are the reasons why Spain is the gift that keeps on giving.

EXCLUSIVE: Suspected Costa del Sol expat conman may have links to Dutch crime family with hundreds of victims

String of victims come forward after Olive Press exposes film conman

Costa del Sol-based Kinahan clan begin relocation to Dubai

EXCLUSIVE: The Irish expat crime syndicate, based in Estepona, is ‘working out an exit strategy from Spain’

How the UK and expats will be affected in the 1,000 days after Brexit

With the polls neck-and-neck, Marbella lawyer Alex Radford takes a look at what a Brexit will mean in the days, months and years following an out vote:

Google lists controversial Costa del Sol car rental firm as ‘permanently closed’

EXCLUSIVE: Google 'closes' Costa del Sol car rental firm

EXCLUSIVE: Brits linked to Agnese disappearance went for curry after fatal hit-and-run in Marbella

Notorious Brit Westley Capper supped beers and chatted with pal Craig Porter just 30 minutes after knocking over the Bolivian mother of a two-year-old in San Pedro

75% of Brits back booze limits on planes to combat drunken holiday blunders

Four in ten Britons are in favour of a two-drink limit for aeroplane passengers

Deputy mayor in Axarquia accused of claiming three salaries

Deputy mayor accused of claiming three salaries in bitter political feud

The Olive Press voted the best expat paper in Spain

The accolade follows a poll of tens of thousands of expats from more than 90 different countries

Surgery addict whose new nose began eating itself saved by Malaga doctors

His septum had became loose and a hole appeared on the outside of his right nostril.

Dog owners battle Brittany Ferries after dogs banned from sailing from Spain to UK

EXCLUSIVE: Travel nightmare as pet owners ordered to renew passports as they board ferry home

Animal rights protest planned for Sevilla’s ‘April Fair’

Animal rights group says millions are spent by the Andalucian government to subsidise bullfighting

Eight victims report ‘sex lure’ gang in Marbella

When two of the women were arrested, one had a hand-held card reader in her bag

Young Irish tourist dies in Torremolinos swimming pool

Dragged out of the pool by a receptionist the man was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedics attempted CPR

Spanish footballer stabbed by opposition fans during league match

Playing for Alhaurin de la Torre's B team, Samuel was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed in the chest by fans from El Palo's B team

Nerja expat desperately seeks support to get dogs back from Spain

Her pets were left at the mercy of police kennels and a rescue centre

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