Saturday, September 26, 2020

In rude health

The news that Spanish scientists have developed a pioneering robot to help speed up the recovery time of stroke victims is itself reason to be cheerful

Desperate measures

It should not take two suicides to prompt the banks to change tack

Movember in Spain

Keith Spitalnick is taking part in Movember to raise awareness for prostate cancer

Over the top

Rather than slapping youngsters with heavy fines for skateboarding, Torremolinos Town Hall should be providing more dedicated spaces for youngsters

Fighting for justice

Battle to get lawyer struck off is taking far too long

A greener future

Every effort, no matter how small, is a step towards a more sustainable future

Drop the bullyboy tactics

Time to draw a line under row over Gibraltar's sovereignty

Playing the game

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

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!

Mad Dog: Weather Wobblers

Olive Press columnist Craig Scott discusses Spanish weather

A tight spot

Expenses policy of many town halls is a good example of why Spain is facing economic turmoil

Natural disaster

The floods have been devastating but community spirit will ensure the coast will recover

Fighting the critics

Nothing divides opinion and gets the emotions flowing quite like bullfighting

Muddying the waters

Spanish plans to create a conservation zone in the waters around Gibraltar should be supported - on the face of it

¡No pasaran!

It is madness that, in cash-strapped times, money is being spent removing a prominent Socialist from a street name

The Olive Press becomes leading English website in Spain

Web information source ranks the OP as the most important English language site in Spain

Rebuilding the Costas

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

False Maddie trails

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

TripAdvisor on trial: An expert’s view

Hotel guide editor Guy Hunter-Watts on why TripAdvisor’s top ratings do not necessarily lead you to its best hotels

TripAdvisor on trial: Editor’s opinion

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke on how TripAdvisor has reduced the fun of travelling and made it harder to find the region’s true gems

Rubbish idea

The Olive Press weighs in on the new construction projects tearing through the Spanish countryside

Franco throwback

The alarming attempt to gag journalists who disagree with government policies

The Olive Press survey!

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

Road to riches: how low can you go

Richard Alexander examines whether interest rates will fall any further and, if so, what that means for investors

Agony Ant – Spanish legal problems addressed

Antonio Flores looks at what happens when opposing lawyers know each other outside of the court room and answers readers legal queries

Back to the future for Spain’s policy-makers

The legacy of Spain's white elephants