Sunday, December 15, 2019

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

Was Amy Abandoned?

It is with heavy hearts that we publish the investigative piece on Amy Fitzpatrick

Kramer v Kramer

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

Travelodge mafia

The old adage of ‘one rule for one, and one rule for another’ has never been truer in Loma de Vera

Golden goose in for chop?

It confirms exactly what we have all suspected for a long time. There has been a massive improvement in Spanish cooking over the last five years.

Fighting bull or paper tiger

Will the Auken Report lead to better protection of the environment and a solution to illegal builds in Spain? Yes, says Matthew Pritchard

The Olive Press… big in America

Website relaunch is a resounding success with more than 35,000 ‘unique’ visitors a month

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.

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

One year on

January 9, 2008. The date will forever be etched into the minds of those who have fallen victim to regional government's drive to rid Andalucía of illegal housing.

Cut advertising, cut off your head

THINKING of snipping your advertising budget? Think again. A series of six studies conducted by analysts Meldrum & Fewsmith showed conclusively that advertising aggressively during...

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...

Shameless

THE warped logic of many councils around Andalucia is stunning. While tourists are the main source of income to the region their interests are often...

¡Enhorabuena Olive Press West!

Hip hip hurray! Olive Press West is one today. Has it really been 365 days since our sister newspaper was launched? For 12 months,...

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...

Golf: a good walk spoiled?

IT was infamous English landowner Nicholas Van Hoogstraten who labelled ramblers `the scum of the earth´ when they forced him over a long and...
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