On the fiddle

Unemployment figures in Spain are alarming, not just for the huge numbers of people, but for what they are hiding

All on your doorstep

Junta has launched a ‘staycation’ appeal to encourage people to take their holidays right here in Andalucia

Scam alert

With the existence of an actual ‘fraud school’ dedicated to teaching people how to scam others, the odds really are against us

Gibraltar’s storm in a teacup

The political fallout over Prince Edward's visit to Gibraltar does not necessarily tell the whole story

Battle for Spain’s beaches

Opposition must work together to save the unspoilt Valdevaqueros Beach

What will the baby-boomers do?

As the number of people in retirement outnumbers the working population, Richard Alexander considers where their pensions will come from…

Ban the brutality

Spain criticised for police brutality

Lies and statistics

There is a lack of evidence to back up the sudden deluge of stories suggesting a third of expats are rushing to return home

Wrong judgement

It would take a saint not to wonder why top Spanish judge Carlos Divar took 20 trips to a sunny seaside resort at the taxpayer’s expense

How do they sleep?

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

Still grounded

And so Gibraltar’s airport tunnel saga rumbles on...

Thinking green at the Olive Press

The issue the Olive Press went back to its roots and took a closer look at the environmental issues affecting Andalucia...

Growing influence

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

Beware of Spanish practices when a euro deal is signed

There is always a catch when eurozone leaders say that they have finally — finally, finally — settled the Greek debt problem.

The Olive Press scoops Costa Press Club awards

Reporters pick up southern Spain's key journalism prize

Justice for superjudge

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

The Dining Secrets of Andalucia

A brand new website is using an army of local critics to help foodies pinpoint the region's best places to eat

Festive tidings from Spain’s No1 English newspaper

The Olive Press would like to wish all our readers, advertisers and contributors a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Gold-plated readers

Our online readership is getting bigger each week

Cyber-delight – 30,000 downloads and more hard copies than ever before

The Olive Press' online and print readership continues to grow

Be ‘appy with the Olive Press!

The Olive Press newspaper is now available on your iPhone/iPad

Not a gas!

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

British Consul backs the Olive Press’ Andalucian Expat 100 campaign

Steve Jones says it is important to celebrate the success of expats in Andalucia

Should Beatle make the Olive Press Expat 100?

John Lennon wrote hits such as Strawberry Fields Forever in Andalucia, while Melanie Griffith and Orson Welles have also been nominated

Who are Andalucia’s ‘Expat 100’?

Help the Olive Press to compile the definitive list of foreigners who have helped to make the region of Andalucia great

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HOSPITAL CASES involving COVID-19 fall below 1,000 for first time in 2021 in Spain’s Valencian Community

HOSPITALISATIONS caused by COVID-19 have dropped into three figures for the first time this year according to Valencian health ministry figures released...