Monday, June 5, 2023


“I’m proud of the varied mix – and campaigning DNA – of the Olive Press”

AS a journalist who rolled up on Spanish shores in 1994 I had no idea what to expect. I had intended to spend a few...

Going for gold

A great passport scandal is causing unnecessary suffering for expatriates in Spain... and making the UK government millions each year

OPINION: Vulnerable people being robbed in hospital beds on the Costa del Sol is an absolute disgrace

The hospital also make it more difficult to report thefts to the police as they have refused to document the crimes

OPINION: Long-awaited victory after dodgy dentist legal battle

The Olive Press feels vindicated, after warning our readers of this twice-struck-off professional lurking in our midst

Red, white and British pride for Gibraltar National Day

‘Gibraltar is British and is going to stay British forever’

Continually breaking boilers

The Olive Press has a history of exposing and fighting boiler room crime

International Women’s Day: Women have to work harder

Changes are happening but there is still a long way to go

Read it here first

WHERE the Olive Press leads, others follow. While our stories are often picked up by the media in the UK our influence is not just...

OPINION: Why YOU could be the secret weapon against fugitives hiding out on Spain’s Costa del Crime

IT’S awful to think one might live next door or could be sitting on the next table enjoying a beer. But there is a very...

Well done Dave!

Congratulations to expat landlord Dave Lomas on getting rid of his unwanted tennant

Greedy bankers

Bankers embroiled in the expenses scandal at Caja Madrid and Bankia should really come as no surprise

Lets AVE it!

As President Obama congratulates Spain on its fast track railways, self-confessed trainspotter Ray Ward licks his lips even as plans to bring a new AVE line from Antequera to Algeciras might come right through the middle of his back garden

Growing influence

They sometimes say less is more, but that certainly isn’t the case with the Olive Press

OPINION: The shock verdict that sees Westley Capper and Craig Porter ‘walk free’ is an insult to Agnese Klavina’s...

The crux of the case rested on the lack of evidence and the prosecution’s inability to provide a clear narrative of what happened to Agnese

Justice for superjudge

He might be brave, bright and innovative, but that does not mean Baltasar Garzon is above the law, writes Antonio Flores

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

OPINION: Decision of a generation looms as Brexit vote registration ends May 16

From Almeria to Alhaurin and Granada to Gibraltar, our homes, jobs and entire way of life would be at risk

We are two today

OLIVE PRESS WESTERN ISSUE MAKES IT TO TWO YEARS!!! WELCOME to the weird and wonderful world of the Olive Press where no stone is...

Not switched on

Spain may be swimming against the tide as it battles recession, but it is drowning in red tape

OPINION: Get me off Spain’s coronacoaster!

WHAT a week it’s been in Spain’s coronavirus battle, and it’s only Tuesday!  A state of alarm, a curfew which has been walked back (sort...

OPINION: Amid Champions League final ecstasy and agony, Brit fans in Madrid did us proud

Thousands of rival fans full of booze showed that English hooliganism is hopefully a thing of the past

Playing the game

New 'prostitution school' raises questions over how best to help vulnerable women forced onto the streets

Top 10 Olive Press best issues

There are over 250 of them so it's hard to choose but here are some of our best covers

Green hope

With our annual Green Guide now out, we explore how the environment could benefit from a bailout of its own

Drip, drip of your water footprint

Forget your carbon footprint. It’s your ‘Water Footprint’ that you need to worry about, writes Bob Denton. The next 20 years are already forecast to bring us ‘water wars’ – and the move to dedicate increasing amounts of agricultural land to bio-fuels will only make things worse

In ALL the right spots

The Olive Press is getting to the heart of Andalucia




Killer whales in Strait of Gibraltar to be monitored with GPS trackers to avoid collisions with sailboats

KILLER whales are being tagged with GPS trackers with the aim of monitoring their position and reduce interaction with vessels. One of the approximately sixty...


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