Sunday, November 27, 2022


Fracking has officially failed in Spain in loss for Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular

Fracking firms have been met with strong opposition from locals and regional authorities

Spanish man beats elderly neighbour’s dog to death in Almeria

The dog had belonged to the elderly woman's deceased grand-daughter

Santi Mina tells sexual assault trial that woman consented to sex

SPANISH footballer Santi Mina has told a court in Almeria that a woman he is accused of sexually assaulting consented to sex with him. Mina,...

Warm spell over in Spain as country goes on alert for snow, high winds and seas

High winds and torrential rain are predicted to lash the country

Spanish vegetable shortage

Adverse weather along Spain's east coast has led to a shortage of vegetables, producers have warned

Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

Operation nuclear clean-up

America said it will reach a decision both countries are happy with

Damning report blasts Spain’s treatment of migrants, Malaga facilities labelled ‘substandard’

A DAMNING report by Human Rights Watch has blasted Spain's treatment of migrants. The study, published today, claims asylum seekers and other migrants arriving by...

British pensioner found dead on waste tip in southern Spain three weeks after he went missing

POLICE in Almeria are investigating the death of a British man whose body was found on a waste tip more than two weeks after...

Rubbed out

After our report last issue about villas being built 20 metres from the beach in Mijas, activists demand date for Algarrobico hotel demolition in Almeria

Greenpeace victory

Judges in Almeria have thrown out a case against Greenpeace by the developers behind the illegal Algarrobico hotel

Algarrobico: The never ending story

As Greenpeace claims work on the Algarrobico Hotel continues, the Olive Press charts the controversial history of the edifice that has become a symbol of rampant coastal destruction

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

It could be tu!

Do you know Briton living in Andalucia, Spain, said to have scooped 60 million euros?

Sweet music in Almunecar

Swedish musician Janett Jensen is hosting a songwriting camp in Almunecar

Strong winds to hit coastline of Spain’s Andalucia as weather warning issued

WEATHER warnings have been issued in parts of Andalucia due to intense storms, with strong waves and damaging winds forecast in Cadiz,  Almeria, Granada...

Putrid death in Almeria

Bodies of two men recovered from septic tank after being overcome by toxic fumes

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…

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…

Deadly month: Three women murdered by partners in Andalucia during last ten days of May 

THREE women have been murdered at the hands of their partners over the last week in Andalucia.  The first victim Florina, a 26-year-old seasonal worker...

Spain has fourth largest number of empty homes in the world

Colder countries were found to have a lower rate of empty homes

Andalucia has the most active cases of missing people in Spain

The cases in Andalucia equate to 30 missing people per 100,000 inhabitants across the region

MUST READ: British drug mules flew from Spain to UK with suitcases full of marijuana grown on Costa Blanca...

A drugs gang including British citizens who took suitcases of narcotics to the UK and across Europe, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Police...

‘Ecocide’: Super-intensive olive farms fingered for water shortages in Almeria

Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone

Landmark victory for expats under new Spanish property law

Historic victory for British expats to spark more claims as first ruling under new law falls in their favour

Flu EPIDEMIC that killed 12 hits Andalucia but peak will be less than previous years

Malaga is below the Andalucian average of 264 cases per 100,000





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