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Comunidad de Vecinos: What property owners need to know about residents’ committees in Spain

A quick guide to the community of owners with Victoria Wright of ALBA Consultas

Building woes in Spain: If it’s not legal then surely it is MUST be illegal?

MANY Brits find it daunting moving to Spain. It’s not just the language barrier - often we assume that laws will be similar to...

EXPLAINED: When and how to make a ‘denuncia’ in Spain

Victoria Wright of ALBA Consultas explains what you need to know about filing a denuncia in Spain

Expanding horizons: Musings from Suze on life in Spain

Susannah Grant looks back on her early days in Spain and marvels at how far, both she and her adopted country have come.

Shaggy dog stories: Surviving the heatwave and how sausages are proving the secret weapon to win over rescue dogs...

SUMMER has landed on the hills, around ADANA. The streams have ceased to flow and the ground has been baked a hard, golden-brown. Not...

ADVICE: What British citizens need to know if they’re getting a divorce in Spain

Victoria Wright of ALBA Consultas explains why it can be easier to divorce in the UK using a good advisor based in Spain

Shaggy dog stories: Forever homes and the new arrivals capturing the hearts of staff at ADANA shelter on Spain’s...

A volunteer at ADANA dog rescue centre in the hills above Estepona, Ian Ryles shares the latest adventures of the loveable hounds looking for a forever home.

DEAR JENNIFER: Travel insurance for expats: Make sure you have peace of mind when you make travel plans from...

HOW wonderful that people can travel again. Let’s hope this carries on and we don’t have a return to the restrictions and paperwork. Hopefully there will...

Calorie counting: The difference between the UK and Spain

As calorie counting gains momentum in the UK, Susannah Grant takes a look at how Spain is battling the bulge.

Expat in Spain or immigrant: Is there a difference?

The term ‘expat’ is loaded. It’s time we moved on, argues Carrie Frais.

Shaggy dog stories: Meet the characters at ADANA animal shelter in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A volunteer at ADANA dog rescue centre in the hills above Estepona, Ian Ryles has discovered a deep love for those dogs that no one else seems to want.

Shaggy dog stories: Diary of a volunteer at ADANA animal shelter in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A volunteer at ADANA dog rescue centre in the hills above Estepona, Ian Ryles has discovered a deep love for those dogs that no one else seems to want.

The Lonely Boys: Shaggy dog stories from Adana animal shelter in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A volunteer at ADANA dog rescue centre in the hills above Estepona, Ian Ryles has discovered a deep love for those dogs that no one else seems to want

ARE YOU BURNING MONEY? As energy prices soar in Spain, this is what can be done

As the western world reels in the face of Russian aggression we are having to react, writes Martin Tye.

Year of decision beckons for Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

Is Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez enjoying a New Year's Day glass of cava as he mulls calling an early General Election in 2022? The leader...

Christmas celebrations across Spain: Zambombas in Jerez

A special and uniquely Jerezano event unites the city this Yuletide

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: The bell ringing is the sound of happiness and good cheer

By Benny Davis SOME readers may have read my `retirement´ announcement in a previous Olive Press issue. Nearly 90 now and suffering from cancer, it...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN – Benny Davis with the ramblings of an 80-something expat in Spain

TIME to place my trusty quill pen alongside the nicotine-stained green eye shield and lay them to rest in my grandad’s old roll-top bureau....

OLD HACK IN THE SUN – Benny Davis with the ramblings of an 80-something ex-pat in Spain

AFTER drinking three cocktails in a seafront trendy bar, I nonchalantly threw a €50 note on the counter. ‘Sorry, nothing smaller,’ I declared.  The young...

COLUMN: Winter is Coming!

AS I wrote recently in a news story, regional president Francina Armengol said that the Balearic Islands are recovering and will achieve a full...

OPINION: Spain’s Mar Menor shows us why it’s time we cleaned up our act

Martin Tye of Mariposa Energia explores what's gone wrong at Spain's Mar Menor

Stop tourist carriage ride in Spain: Help yourself and the horses – and walk!

WHEN I’m in Palma I always feel sorry for the horses pulling the old-fashioned carriages for the lazy tourists to take in the city....

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: The 80-something ramblings of a British expat in Spain

I have danced with the Grim Reaper many times during my life and have always remained one step ahead. He is still waiting for the...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: The ramblings of an 80-something British expat in Spain

AFTER the first couple of years of spicy married life, we decided we needed something else to occupy some of our free time, so...

Do something!: Inaction is a weapon of mass destruction when it comes to climate change

By Martin Tye JUST how serious are our elected governments taking climate change? You be the judge. Readers of this column know my thoughts and plenty...

On the (secret) agenda: Looking behind the headlines into a murky world

ALL governments who go to war often have secret agendas! As America and Britain pull out of Afghanistan, how many of you have asked what...

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