Costa timeshare crook to invest in Hull KR rugby club

Tony Larvin was jailed in Spain after conning holidaymakers out of millions

Former showgirl on run in Spain over benefit fraud

Dawn Orton found guilty of cheating taxpayer out of €35,000 while enjoying luxury lifestyle

Rape victim speaks four years after Magaluf attack

British expat was brutally raped and left for dead in Magaluf

Gibraltar hockey team banned from TV in Spain

Officials accused of not flying Gibraltar flag at high-profile tournament

Tributes paid to expat killed in crash

British expat and restaurant owner, Simon Dent, died after partying with friends on Boxing Day

Last Brit to fight in Spanish Civil War dies

War hero, David Lomon, who fought Franco's fascist army during the Spanish Civil War, has died.

BBC doc slams rise of deaths in Magaluf

Holiday makers risk their lives after too much alcohol and more deaths than ever before

Estepona dog owner ran over his pet in rage

Horryfying attack on beagle dog provokes calls to stamp down on animal abusers in Spain

Pet transport between Spain and UK under scrutiny

A new trade association could force pet courier companies to follow the rules

Child dies during Three Kings parade in Malaga

The six-year-old boy was run over as he collected sweets thrown from the floats

Have you seen Robert Golden?

UK police appeal for safe return of Andalucian holiday hiker

Man saved from burning car near Velez-Malaga

Suspected suicide in Velez-Malaga

Model makes miracle recovery after terrifying hotel fall

Model who fell 80ft on a Mallorca holiday can walk to shops after just four months

Malaga miracle worker saves boy’s life on Ryanair flight

New Year's mercy mission for flying Spanish nurse who raced against time to stabilize 10-year-old's condition

Ryanair pilots blow the whistle on cost-cutting fuel policy

Pilots speak out over fuel policy after three planes had to make emergency landings in Valencia in July

Expat conductor hospitalised in alleged racial assault by Spanish police over Christmas

EXCLUSIVE: Leading Brazilian violinist claims that four officers gave him a beating while on a night out in Granada

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Happy New Year from the Olive Press team

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Ivory smugglers using Spain

Smugglers involved in illegal wildlife trafficking could be using Spain as a new route to avoid detection

Queen’s New Year Honours for three Gibraltarians

Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo congratulates their achievements

‘The worst hotel in Spain’ lands UK tour operator in costly settlement case

Seaview rooms that look out over skips and bins, filthy water in the swimming pool and insects in the dinner...

Torremolinos town hall link to ‘Pet killer’

EXCLUSIVE by Jon Clarke and Eloise Horsfield: Animal home president ‘paid thousands to mayor's brother’ and paid for town hall parties

Phoenix Campaign: Fire victims talk of their struggle

Fire victims talk of their agony as they face 2013 homeless

Light at the end of the tunnel for Costa del Sol fire victims?

The Mayor of Mijas, Angel Nozal, meets members of the Phoenix Campaign Group and the Olive Press

Ronda valley ‘saved’ from railway freight scheme

Freight line scrapping is perfect Christmas present for homeowners and hoteliers in famous tourist valley

Happy Christmas from Spain’s No1 English newspaper

The Olive Press would like to wish all our readers, advertisers and contributors a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!