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Live in Spain, work in London, says UK MP

Londoners could save a fortune if they commuted to work from Spain

Barcelona is Europe’s fifth most popular destination

Barcelona tops Madrid in consulting poll

Seven of the most important women in Spanish history

As macho Spain votes in a Magnificent Seven of influential Spaniards, every one of them male, Nina Chausow asks: where are all the women?

Changes to discriminatory inheritance tax helps British expats in Spain

Expats finally start to receive refunds after discriminatory inheritance tax law was lifted last year
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For richer, for poorer: Exploring Spain’s wealthiest area Pozuelo de Alarcon and its poorest Torrevieja

Pozuelo’s populace is sitting pretty on an average salary of €54,000, while the townsfolk of Torrevieja struggle to get by on a paltry €7,985 a year, the Olive Press takes a look to see the divide

Cilla Black’s body flown back to UK from Malaga

A coffin with Cilla’s body inside was flown from Malaga to Gatwick Airport

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Shocking moment bull is shot dead after goring Spanish man in Caceres festival

Animal rights activists are in uproar about the violent act which saw the 540kg bull teased and then killed

Disgraced ex-IMF chief Rodrigo Rato accused of money laundering

The tax authorities insist Rodrigo Rato, an ex-government minister, used a number of companies to move money around

Soon-to-be Marbella police chief already under investigation

And his understudy is set to be disgraced ex-chief Rafael del Pozo

Crocodile spotted in Cordoba river where youngsters bathe

The crocodile was spotted in an area which, although it is forbidden, is a favourite bathing spot for groups of young people

Britain’s ‘most wanted’ arrested after face shown on giant billboards in Spain

Anthony Dennis stands accused of drug trafficking and conspiracy to import class A drugs

Barcelona man kills family before committing suicide

The man shot his family, including his two children, aged 7 and 10

Foreign Office Minister Grant Shapps meets the Olive Press

Foreign Office Minister Grant Shapps met the Olive Press on his whistle-stop Spanish business trip

EU investigates the UK’s protection of Gibraltar’s conservation areas

Both the Rock and the southern waters of Gibraltar are designated British Special Conservation Zones

Body of British diver recovered from Murcia shipwreck

His body was recovered from a 99-year-old shipwreck

Andalucia boasts three of Spain’s ‘coolest’ beach clubs

Andalucia is the cream of Spain’s beach club crop

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 100 left without water in the Axarquia

Thirsty expats call on town halls after hundreds are left for weeks without water

EXCLUSIVE: Cilla Black was set to dine at favourite Spanish restaurant the night she died

The restaurant received a call from Cilla's eldest son, Robert, at 9pm to cancel the table

EXCLUSIVE: British expat reputation ruined after ‘untrue’, slanderous comments were posted on Ripoff Report

The Olive Press found itself in a similar predicament last year, when the Ripoff Report published defamatory claims against the newspaper, its editor Jon Clarke and several of its reporters

Picasso painting seized by French police in illegal exportation attempt in Corsica

With an estimated worth of €26.2 million, the painting was deemed a Spanish cultural treasure and prohibited from leaving the country

Donal MacIntyre flies into the Costa del Sol to blow lid on missing Amy Fitzpatrick case

Retracing Amy’s last steps, MacIntyre met with those who knew the 15-year-old best

UPDATE: Cilla Black’s cause of death revealed

Cilla Black died of a stroke after falling over and hitting her head

EXCLUSIVE: Cilla Black’s body to be returned to family today

Cilla Black's body has been released by the Spanish authorities

Key players accused of lying in the Los Frailes mine case in Sevilla

Following a corruption investigation, the judge in charge of the mine case in Aznalcollar has called in seven officials over pervasion of justice

200 drowning deaths in Spain so far this year

More than 200 people have drowned in Spain this year so far

Police bust 212 people in Malaga-based publicity scam

The scam was executed by a group posing a publicity agency with aggressive coercive tactics

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