Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Opinion

OPINION: It’s time Spain opened up to British tourists

THE big question on all our minds, from hotel and restaurant staff who fear the tourist industry can’t survive another COVID summer, to those...

Opinion: Justice finally served to notorious Spain conman Jose Luis Maseda

We have been writing about this rogue for nearly a decade, since it emerged he had swindled hundreds of expats out of their life savings

OPINION: The ruling that Javier Sanchez is Julio Iglesias’ third-born son is about more than money – it’s about...

“For so long, hiding the truth with lies.” These are the words to one of Julio Iglesias’ most enduring anthems, ‘Se Me Olvide de Vivir’. He...

International Women’s Day: My advice? Never give up

I don’t want special treatment as a woman, just to have my business acumen acknowledged and my viewpoint respected

OPINION: Brexit gives Brits a sense of sadness refugee families have faced for years

FAR from holding hands this new year, we’ve never been further apart.  Thanks to the twin terrors - a departure from Europe and a catastrophic...

COLUMN: Winter is Coming!

AS I wrote recently in a news story, regional president Francina Armengol said that the Balearic Islands are recovering and will achieve a full...

OPINION: How can Mercadona, Spain’s richest supermarket, refuse to beef up security after the spate of crime in its...

It is high time Mercadona started investing some cash into its security or better yet, some training for its staff

OPINION: Lawyer’s complaint to Brussels over Spain’s COVID-19 stance reflects wearying public

After more than four weeks of confinement, millions of us across Spain are already feeling the bite

BREXIT: “No-one knows the real implications if Brits overstay 90-day rule in Spain”

ANY Brits in Spain who have been here since before the end of last year and who have not registered as residents – or...

Deplorable

Is the way to go about running a business?

OPINION: Accusing a Benidorm bar of a ‘hate crime’ for renting out a midget is political correctness gone mad

If an upcoming investigation finds their dwarf to be proud of his work, and doing it without any coercion or humiliation, then we should crouch behind him

OPINION: As the Queen ‘supports’ Harry and Meghan, it’s clear that the Megxit crisis began in Spain

With backing from the British Monarch, surely we have to support them as well

REVIEW: Four major problems with Woody Allen’s latest film based in Spain’s San Sebastian

WOODY Allen struggled to find a distributor for his latest film Rifkin's Festival after sexual abuse allegations shunned the director from Hollywood. But Spain...

OPINION: Why Madrid has rewarded the anti-lockdown right-wing leader Isabel Ayuso

Madrid-based Olive Press digital editor, Fiona Govan, explains how Madrid's incumbent leader, Isabel Ayuso, confounded the international consensus that lockdowns are overwhelmingly popular with the public when she secured a landslide win for her conservative Popular Party (PP).

What a lot of old bull

As bullfighting stories once again flood the media Wendy Williams discusses what the future may hold for this controversial sport

Home sweet home: The power of helping one another

Thanks to the Olive Press’s campaign and the charity of good samaritans, Paul and Leslie Dunt and their 17 dogs again have a place to call their own

OPINION: Anti-tourism groups in Mallorca need to drop the spray can and talk to holidaymakers

Holidaymakers are essential to Mallorca’s economy, and don’t let Government officials or the media tell you otherwise

OPINION: Coronavirus is a real threat, but we can’t let it take over our lives

CORONAVIRUS is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment, no matter where you are.

OPINION: Old and the new as Brexit bites in many ways

The UK finally said farewell to the European Union on January 1 as the Brexit trade deal kicked in. It's a moment that genuinely led...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN – Benny Davis with the ramblings of an 80-something ex-pat in Spain

AFTER drinking three cocktails in a seafront trendy bar, I nonchalantly threw a €50 note on the counter. ‘Sorry, nothing smaller,’ I declared.  The young...

Give them the boot: Olive Press campaign to stop lawyer’s kickbacks

The Olive Press has launched a campaign to K.O the kickbacks

OPINION: After an expat nursery was forced to close, we must cut red tape so bureaucracy does not put...

The fact such worthy enterprises can be crushed by such arbitrary town hall decrees is both disheartening and sickening

OPINION: Franco’s last day in the spotlight let Spain breathe clearly again

Finally a mass murderer has been moved away from the 30,000 he killed.

COVID-19: The wheels of industry must start turning – goodbye China!

AND so it was that the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the catastrophic de-industrialisation of the West. A combination of greed, neglect, complacency and laziness allowed this...

OPINION:“Brexit has brought complications and uncertainty to my business in Spain”

The end of March marks three months since the transition period ended and Brexit rules kicked in. The Olive Press spoke to people around...

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