Tuesday, October 3, 2023


Expats evacuated as wildfire threatens town in Andalucia

Around 240 people forced out of their homes as Spain suffers worst wildfires in a decade

Music festival coming to Almeria

It features traditional melodies from over 25 groups and takes place on August 12

New art exhibit unveiled in Almeria

It showcases works from eight international artists

Brit finds deadly scorpion in suitcase following holiday in Almeria

Teenager finds 10cm Deathstalker scorpion in her mother’s suitcase a month after Spanish holiday

British couple’s home ruled legal after six-year battle

John and Christine Bull's bungalow in Vera has been deemed legal by a Granada court

Algarrobico hotel approaches demolition

Environment bosses in Junta and Madrid have issued a statement of intent to knock down the hotel

Expat golf society in Almeria hosts tournament ahead of mini ‘Ryder Cup’ event

The Forum Golf Society recently held one in a series of qualifying rounds

Finding my inner cowgirl in the Tabernas desert

Wendy Williams visits the the Wild West set, where spaghetti westerns - and more recently Doctor Who - were made

Algarrobico hotel to get the chop despite amnesty for Costa del Sol properties

The 400-room hotel is set to be demolished for violating environmental protection laws

Art exhibition gets under way in Almeria

Tonight a moonlight concert will be held featuring Ezequiel Passamonts and Samuel

Two Old Fools and a jellyfish

In the final extract from Victoria Twead’s Chicken, Mules and Two Old Fools she and husband Joe get to grips with the local wildlife…

A vote of confidence

Victoria Twead gets to grips with small town Spanish politics in the latest extract from her book Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools…

Lucainena de las Torres: Towering Internal

Jon Clarke enjoys one of inland Andalucia’s most exciting places to visit

Blood Wedding, nudist beaches and Mojito Joe!

Cabo de Gata is Andalucia’s best place to chill out and relax, reckons Olive Press editor Jon Clarke

The little man keeping evil at bay

The indalo is the symbol of Mojacar

Living it up on the Levante

Wendy Williams takes a ride up Almeria’s Levante coast

Knock down the Algarrobico, says IU, as High Court returns Natural Park protection

After local town halls insist on opening illegal hotel in Carbonaras, IU party hits back

Mojacar: The Corner of Enchantment

Long-time resident Lenox Napier recalls the good old days of Mojacar when his dad played checkers with Orson Welles and kicked a young Dennis Hopper up the backside

Expat with an amazing eye

British artist designs poster for Mojacar's Moors and Christians event

Moors and Christians in Mojacar

Don't miss the fabulous festival this weekend

Larry Fink on show in Almeria

Work by the top US photographer is on display at the Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia until July 15

Spanish RE teacher resurrects career

Teacher sacked for marrying a divorcee is reinstated

Free access for Almeria ‘hippy beach’

Town hall rules road to Cala de San Pedro should be free of charge

Don’t make us homeless in Almeria!

Mobile home owners call in police over plans to force them to move

Two Old Fools go house-hunting

IN 2004 British expat Victoria Twead convinced her ‘long-suffering husband’, Joe to relocate from England to a tiny mountain village in Almeria. She then went on to write Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools, the first in a trilogy of books based on her experience which has now spent four months on the UK Amazon Top 100 bestsellers list. Here the Olive Press begins a series of extracts from the popular book …

Travel chaos for airline customers in Spain

Flights to Almeria, Malaga and Gibraltar among those affected by planned closure of Bmibaby




WATCH: E-scooter rider is caught travelling on the A-7 motorway near Guadalmina on Spain’s Costa del Sol as cars...

THIS is the moment an e-scooter rider was filmed travelling along the A-7 in Marbella. In footage shared online, the individual was seen travelling...


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