Thursday, March 4, 2021

This week’s most read news (9 – 15 November 2013)

Take a look at the five most-read stories on the Olive Press website this week

What you’re chatting about… (19-25 October 2013)

The Olive Press' most commented news of the week

OPINION: Stan Israel’s conduct must be reported on

It's hard to ignore when many members of ex-staff and printers queue up with stories of non-payment

Standing strong: In support of vicious assault victim

Costa del Sol community clubbed together to 'out' the man who beat up a grandmother

Racist or violent?

Is the recession causing a backlash against foreigners in Spain?

Riot girls: Feminist court case highlights how freedom of expression is stifled in Spain

Last month, a student was given a suspended prison sentence after tweeting about the 1973 assassination of Francoist Prime Minister Admiral Blanco

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

The Olive Press’ most commented news of the week

Franco throwback

The alarming attempt to gag journalists who disagree with government policies

Thomas Cook’s collapse shows the sun has set on the golden age of package holidays

Clean but bland hotels, a little extra legroom and the convenience of airport transfers were not enough.

False Maddie trails

The Olive Press considers the impact of the publicity surrounding the toddler's disappearance

Kramer v Kramer

Pitting lawyers against each other is not exactly big news. But when they are suing each other it gets more interesting

OPINION: If everyone understands how important protecting our planet is, then let’s just do it

IN a world where recycling plastic is becoming all the more popular, scientists at Mallorca’s University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) have provided Mother Earth with a helping hand.

Round the riverbend: Estepona town hall must act on E-Coli ridden river

Residents at Villas Andaluzas in Estepona are rightly frustrated with the lack of activity coming out of Estepona Town Hall

This week’s most read news (30 November – 6 December 2013)

Take a look at the five most-read stories on the Olive Press website this week

Abduction fears fail to disappear

Spate of abduction attempts reawaken old nightmares

The Spanish healthcare lottery

The mistreatment of Carol Pickard and Iain Renfrew is truly a tragedy

Opinion: Green groups slam government’s new solar power law

The law makes a mockery of Spain’s apparent drive to cut carbon emissions in the next decade

OPINION: Unbalanced scales of justice for wrongly convicted rapist

Spain’s lengthy judicial process meant Van der Dussen languished in hellish jails for for nine more years after cops found evidence of his innocence

Holiday scam hitting Spain-bound tourists

Thousands of euros are being lost to the latest online scam

How do they sleep?

The fraudsters who pose as lawyers to recover money lost by timeshare victims should frankly be ashamed of themselves

Digging out of trouble

Economic crisis has seen a boom in the number of urban gardens springing up across the country

OPINION: After it emerged taxi rapist John Worboys is learning Spanish in prison, we must not let him into...

Worboys would be among the sickest and most dangerous expat criminals to have ever inhabited this country

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

The Olive Press by numbers

They say a stat can be found to prove anything but it’s hard to argue with the soaring growth of www.theolivepress.es throughout 2015

DROP OF COMMON SENSE: Are humans to blame for the floods that have ravaged Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Heavy rainfall is not a recent phenomenon, but Mediterranean sea warming and building in the wrong places is adding to the recent flooding problems, writes Harry Ward

Humped together

Animal rights are too often forgotten in the name of 'entertainment'

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