Sunday, January 19, 2020

Taking a bird’s-eye view of hawkers on the Costa del Sol

Hawkers on the Costa del Sol often come from a background of hardship and poverty

The Olive Press survey results revealed!

You are a bunch of linguists … and like to live the good life, eating out regularly and travelling abroad at least twice a year!

The recession session

In a humerous look at the current crisis, no one can accuse Giles Brown of living on Planet Fluffy with his practical tongue-in-cheek ways to save money

OPINION: Sign up for joint nationality now

We need YOUR help, por favor

We all have responsibilities, and few perhaps more than the legal profession

While a few will always believe they are above the law, what are we to think – or do – when lawyers themselves ignore the rules.

What you’re chatting about… (23 – 29 November 2013)

The Olive Press’ most commented news of the week

OPINION: Outrageous and worrying that a bear can be killed in a protected area

It is unbelievable that someone could be so cruel

Caminito del stay

With work set to be completed on the Caminito del Rey as early as this year, thrill seekers from across the globe will be booking their tickets for the tiny village of El Chorro

OPINION: British conman David Klein moved to Spain’s Costa del Sol but couldn’t move on from his criminal past

And like any stray mutt, it seems you couldn’t teach ‘David the dogman’ new tricks

Rewriting history

New ruling allowing people to request Google remove links to stories about them is truly scary

Rebuilding the Costas

We must now all work together to try and draw positives from an awful situation

OPINION: Ship Stephen Jackson back now!

The sooner Jackson is quizzed over Lisa Brown the better

Not a gas!

Why risk one of the few successful sectors of the economy looking for gas?

Defences mustered

Over 1,000 daily attacks on Gibraltar’s business sector

OPINION: Franco’s last day in the spotlight let Spain breathe clearly again

Finally a mass murderer has been moved away from the 30,000 he killed.

OPINION: Unmaintained pool pumps are an ‘accident waiting to happen’

In many urbanization, they leave this job to a gardener, left in charge of the pool with little understanding of how powerful these pumps can be

Superjudge’s crumbling crusade

Judge Baltasar Garzon proved that international law knew no boundaries with his pursuit of international dictators and terrorists, yet his idealistic principles are now in grave danger of being thwarted by his very own, writes Andrew Pearce

Law change needed after rockstar Gary Owens ends up in jail for crime he did not commit

Spanish courts have so much to answer regarding how Owens, of heavy metal band A II Z, came to be incarcerated for a murder he did not commit

OPINION: War on Terraces

As the Olive Press highlighted last year the stark truth is up to 42% of all the 1,650 terraces in Palma are at risk

No surprise to see Kim’s Animal Rescue centre under the spotlight

Since our initial investigation two years ago, dozens of former employees and rattled animal activists have contacted us

Good samaritans shine sun on Costa del Sol floods tragedy

But the charitable actions of untold numbers of good samaritans have shone some much needed light on an otherwise bleak time for the Costa del Sol

The Olive Press survey!

Tell us what you think, for a chance to win one of three luxury breaks in Andalucia!

OPINION: Justice at last!

British engineer Robert Mansfield-Hewitt has been released from prison this month

Abort the bill

The Spanish Government has drawn up a draft bill proposing to ban abortion

OPINION: British fraud victims in Spain can be hopeful after MPs – who never agree on anything – lend...

Indeed getting more than a handful of MPs to agree on anything these days is certainly no small feat

Start the day the right way

Fast food giants Burger King have become the latest victims of the Spanish government’s campaign for a fitter, healthier (happier?) nation. Health minister Elena...
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