Thursday, June 20, 2019

One man and his…

... wild boar? Granada shepherd uses jabali to control his sheepYOU could be forgiven for thinking it something from the nib of a Hollywood...

Cobbles to tradition

'Great shame' as repaving threatens Albaicín's UNESCO statusMAINTENANCE work in an historic quarter of Granada could lead to a double probe involving the United...

Hypocrisy?

Junta backs controversial golf project despite law restricting new coursesTHE regional government has left itself open to accusations of hypocrisy after giving its backing...

Forgive us for fishermen have sinned

Group seeks 'divine intervention' to save endangered marine grasslandsPOPE Benedict XVI is being asked to pray for an endangered marine species.A group of...

Hotel saga takes another twist

Directors from Azata del Sol claim to have accepted 100 million euros from central government for the Algarrobico hotel, built upon virgin sands inside the Cabo de Gata Natural Park

‘Our river will die’

Solidarity as public officials and locals come out against Granada water transferRIO Muerto, Pueblo Muerto. Death of the river, death of the village. The...

Horse slaughter

British woman faces court as 16 thoroughbreds die in Spain, with 36 more facing death sentenceEXCLUSIVE By Tony Jefferies and Jon Clarke in Medina...

The mad bell ringer who changed my life

In a competition earlier this year In the Write Light called for all Chris Stewarts. Along came Debora Garber who won the top prize with her dispatch on the people’s independent republic of Triana, in Sevilla. Here, the Olive Press runs it for the first time

Army in fire watch

Soldiers called onto the streets in battle with firebugsTHE army has been called in on fire watch after a string of blazes were lit...

Quarry Quandary

Battle looms over plans to start work beside Sierra de las Nieves national parkNEIGHBOURS are fighting a new plan to reopen a quarry in...

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.

Ronda makes the Global Corruption List

‘Illegal’ Los Merinos slammed in Transparency International reportTHE huge double golf macroproject of Los Merinos has landed Ronda town hall on the annual Global Corruption...

Sent to their death

As 29 immigrants die, Mafias “knew” ill-equipped boats would never reach SpainMAFIA gangs that control illegal immigration from Africa to Spain are being blamed...

Last Granada survivor of Nazi camps dies

THE last Granada-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps has died.José María Villegas, 91, passed away during his sleep at his Baza home.A committed...

More flights enter Granada departure lounge

Spanair, Vueling and Clickair cancel Granada flights as Ryanair stays – at a priceGRANADA is feeling the strain of Spain's economic crisis and rising...

A tale of two gulls

Almería protects rare bird while Cádiz launches gull cull following invasion

Over my dead body

Despite being paralysed down one side and losing an arm in a tractor accident, Jose Moreno, 68, is hell bent on keeping open an...

Blocked

‘A shameless neglect of duty,’ says local walking group as an incredible 30 public footpaths are cut off around Ronda aloneOVER 30 public footpaths...

Save our paths

Andalucia has some of the best - and most scenic - walks in Spain. But hikers and families out for a countryside stroll are...

Rail link gets go-ahead

A RAIL connection between the Costa de la Luz and Jerez airport has finally been given the green light.The link should be ready...

Mark Thatcher’s Ronda hideout, a kidnap threat and an African overthrow plot

Sir Mark is hiding out in fear of being seized to face trial in the Equitorial Guinea plot, now linked to Spain’s ex-PM Jose...

It makes you sick

Private healthcare company Sanitas sends patient to the 'wrong' hospital to die, and then refuses to pay the billOLIVE PRESS INVESTIGATESWHEN David and Carol...

When ‘Take Off’ could mean ‘Taken off’

Minister for Public Works sues pressure group as courts investigate whether Antequera airport plan should be taken off national priority listA HUGE legal row...

More arrests in chiclana building scandal

Over 100 Britons affected in fraud, which involved false certificates to obtain mortgages and hundreds of illegal constructionsBy Jenny Kean in ChiclanaCHICLANA has confirmed...

People power saves tortoise lake

A CAMPAIGN to save a local beauty spot near Marbella has proved successful... and all because of People Power.As the Olive Press reported in...

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
17,865FansLike
313FollowersFollow
74FollowersFollow
2,046FollowersFollow
6,911FollowersFollow
221SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS