Saturday, March 6, 2021

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How to get lasting power of attorney in Spain

They are legal documents which allow anyone aged 21 or over ('donor') to appoint one or more people (‘donee’) to act on their behalf as proxy decision maker in the event of lost mental capacity

In Cordoban Skies… How a Moorish daredevil made aviation history

Columnist Jack Gaioni explores the history of flight in Spain

You’ve come a long way, Baby

Giles Brown takes a look back on 30 years on the Costa del Sol

The leading cause of severe sight loss for over 55s in the western world

Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative retinal eye disease that causes progressive loss of central vision. Smokers double the risk of developing it

Not insuring your property correctly could cost you more than €30,000

To obtain the insurance involves supervision of the foundations and structure by an independent third-party specialist as they are built, and 10-year insurance against failure thereafter

Hairy moment with a Gibraltar monkey (on video)

OP blogger Belina Beckett has a close encounter with the Barbary macaques on the Rock

Javea Connect admin Loraine Gostling tries to keep her mind off the weather… but can’t find anything positive about...

Weather has been awful, eh? Yes I know an understatement  – so I have decided to leave that subject to those braver than I,...

Lawbird’s Antonio Flores reveals what you may not know about €500 ‘BinLaden’ notes and cash payments in Spain

Up to €100,000 if travelling within Spain and €10,000 if entering or departing the country, without notifying the authorities

Why getting an energy efficiency certificate for your property is essential

Owners are required to contract a registered technician to produce a report

Tapas truth with no porky pies!

Just like the Monty Python sketch, without the spam!

Wheelchair Barbie and her gender-neutral grandkids are nothing new writes Belinda Beckett

Today Barbie is the epitome of diversity with over 100 personas and counting.

Malta tax haven in the spotlight – The European Panama?

EIC network has dug into hundreds of thousands of documents that show that Malta operates a tax system where companies pay the lowest tax on profits in the EU

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables

WORLD GIN DAY: Cheers to the British cocktail Spain has adopted as its national drink

Barcelona is beginning to look like London during the other Great Gin Craze of the early 18th century

Rising damp is an increasing problem in Spanish properties

It’s the last problem new buyers expect to find in sunny Spain and as ‘Mr Rigsby’ (or anyone living in a temperate climate will tell you) there’s such a simple solution

Ode to autumn: 10 reasons to love the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and effortless parking

With the summer season over, some may be upset others may rejoice. Here are the reasons why Spain is the gift that keeps on giving.

Talking Brexit to the nation

OP Columnist Giles Brown on his glittering TV career

DEAR JENNIFER: What does Recommended Garages mean to me?

Further to my previous article last month, of why Jennifer Cunningham Insurances is special, I felt it was important to provide some more information. Our...

Star of Channel 4’s New Life in the Sun pens first column for the Olive Press

GREETINGS readers! Lisa Burgess here, newly minted restaurateur and now Olive Press columnist. Just to recap, in case you missed me on TV this year,...

Knowledge is power

Our legal go-to Antonio Flores reveals all you need to know about Spain’s money merchants

Comic Relief show raises €750 at BSM

The British School of Marbella hosted a talent show for the UK-based charity

Can Podemos really win?

Journalist Mario Alegria questions Podemos’ political weight in his debut column

Being ‘Spanglish’ in the lead up to the EU referendum

Us regular Olive Press readers will not willingly leave sunny Andalucia, whatever the outcome on 23rd June

Politics aside, Andalucia’s new right-wing coalition is good news for taxpayers, writes Adam Neale

The change in direction is designed to make Andalucia more attractive to investors, both national and international

A bout of the Brexit blues

The future is anything but bright for us Europeans

Just as Mallorca’s property market was picking up after Brexit, coronavirus came along, writes real estate expert Amanda Butler

So far the Balearics are low risk, with only six known people diagnosed with the virus, but no deaths, thank heavens!

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