Tuesday, December 5, 2023


Spanish vegetable shortage

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

Sherif Ali returns to Spain

Lawrence of Arabia star returns to Almeria next month as film festival celebrates the movie’s 50th anniversary

The End: Photography by Rodney Smith

The End is on at the Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia until 20 January 2013

Titian found in Almeria church

‘Anonymous 17th century’ artwork presented to Madrid Prado in 1872 turns out to be 16th century Titian

Elderly British couple robbed and beaten in Spain

The 74 and 71-year-old husband and wife were attacked by robbers at their home in Almeria

Algarrobico demolition to cost well under estimate

Demolition costs for the illegal hotel have dropped from €300 million to just over €7 million

A dozen die in Andalucia in worst floods for decades

Death toll of weekend floods likely to reach 13 with millions of damage caused around region

British woman dead after flash floods kill ten in southern Spain

Diana Dudas was reported missing in the town of Vera, Almeria, after torrential rain hit the area, leaving at least ten others dead

British couple launch compensation claim over demolition of home in Spain

Len and Helen Prior have spent the last four-and-a-half years living in a garage on land where their house used to be

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




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