Thursday, August 18, 2022


Job Done

Footpath reopened after fight from plucky pensioner and an Olive Press campaign

Mayor sued for protecting his town’s water supply from golf developers

Coin mayor Gabriel Clavijo is being taken to court for canceling a huge golf macroproject that could have damaged his town’s main aquifer.

Matador Row

A row has broken out after Spain's most popular bullfighter won an award from the Culture Ministry.

Dolores Vázquez in the clear

A woman sent to prison for the murder of a teenager has been completely absolved of the crime.

An ill wind

Residents slam secretive campaign that will see 75 ‘ineffective’ wind turbines destroy tourist industry and endanger rare birds around Antequera.

Grand Cru Andaluz

Wine extravaganza will be an assault on the taste buds (as well as the wallet)

Romantic writer dies after stressful battle with developers

'Gentleman scholar' Alastair Boyd became the victim of a "mafia-style" campaign by golf developers after opposing the controversial Los Merinos scheme

Wrecking ball hits Marbella

The first of a number of scheduled demolitions has begun with the knocking down of two illegal buildings in the town.

Cash is King (size)

160,000 euros found under bed of mayor arrested for thousands of illegal licences

Bank bomb in Gaucin

Gas bomb blew up in the middle of the night smashing windows and causing the collapse of part of Unicaja bank’s ceiling.

Drunk, without lights, and driving wrong way down motorway

A 54-year-old man has been arrested for driving the wrong way around the Málaga Ring Road with no lights and almost four times over the drink-drive limit.

Briton in Prison threat for leaving baby in car

Malaga prosecutor have charged the man with abandoning his 14 month old son after he left him to await the arrival of a friend at Malaga's Terminal 2

One man and his pig

So concerned were Sid and Pauline Olivera about the welfare of their snuffling neighbour, they have adopted him

Ronda toll road scheme could be put on hold

A controversial motorway linking Ronda with the Costa del Sol has been held up amid claims that the project has been scrapped.

Vicious attack on British woman in Estepona

A British woman has been knocked unconscious during a brutal attack in Duquesa Port. Maxine Daniels, 60, was hit over the head with a crowbar, after a night out with friends.

Are you shore?

• Luxury villas go up just metres from the sea despite coastal law banning building within 100 metres
• Work goes ahead in Mijas while 100-year-old cottages in Galicia face demolition

‘Best bargain hotel in the World’ near Ronda

Hotel Molino del Santo, in Benaojan, has also been voted ‘Best Hidden Gem in Europe’ by the millions of customers who use the Trip Advisor website each year.

Torre earner

British writer makes small fortune listing Torremolinos as one of world’s most authentic places

Banks threatened for not supporting local business

Angry at the reduction and withdrawal of investment for small businesses, Coin town hall has threatened to fight back

Wild wolves born in Antequera

They were once common across most of the Iberian Peninsular. But wolves are now found in only a few small parts of Spain.

Red card for celeb homes?

The Valle Romano development - where leading Premiership football stars Paul Robinson, Michael Brown and David Bentley have homes - is being investigated as part of Operation Astapa

Hollywood star’s Marbella home closer to demolition

It appears the Spanish justice system has finally caught up with actor Antonio Banderas

“New city” set for Malaga

ONE of the country’s biggest housing developers is planning 70,000 new homes next to Malaga’s technology park. Martinsa-Fadesa has designed plans for the macro-development just...

Malaga mass graves grow

Exhumation reveals remains of 900 Franco victims

Did Junta ignore Marbella corruption?

Roca insists regional government “knew” of his activities

Highway to hell

Planned motorway will bring rapid "costafication" inland, claim locals




VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Tourist train flips over injuring 11 holidaymakers including four children on Spain’s Mallorca

AN EYEWITNESS has told the Olive Press that a tourist train crossing the resort of Santanyl on Mallorca was going too fast when it...


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