Saturday, October 19, 2019

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

Transition draft deal not enough says Bremain in Spain

Never in British history has any government knowingly pursued a course of action it knew would be damaging, writes Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain

OPINION: Answers needed over Spain’s ‘werewolf’ drug contamination scandal

It is also incredibly worrying how such a contamination could have gone unnoticed for so long

OPINION: Desperate British families losing thousands in Spain villa scams show that we need more dedicated fraud officers

Dedicated police officers need to be made available for these crimes, or at the very least a cyber crime hotline promising rapid action

OPINION: After it emerged taxi rapist John Worboys is learning Spanish in prison, we must not let him into...

Worboys would be among the sickest and most dangerous expat criminals to have ever inhabited this country

Tales of the hotel dog

In a much anticipated return to his regular column, inland Andalucia’s favourite hotel dog Eddie, bemoans his new non-meat diet... and his lack of bits

OPINION: Britsh expats would have made the difference if given choice to vote in Brexit Referendum

The burning truth is most of us could not vote despite the fact we stood to be most affected.

OPINION: Expats will make all the difference in tomorrow’s elections, both as candidates and in the polling booths

Above all, ensure you vote for the local team that best understands the wealth and diversity we bring to their towns

OPINION: War on Terraces

As the Olive Press highlighted last year the stark truth is up to 42% of all the 1,650 terraces in Palma are at risk

DROP OF COMMON SENSE: Are humans to blame for the floods that have ravaged Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Heavy rainfall is not a recent phenomenon, but Mediterranean sea warming and building in the wrong places is adding to the recent flooding problems, writes Harry Ward

Belinda Beckett reveals the jargon which makes her stomach turn

Had Shakespeare himself been around today, he would be having a Twelfth Nightmare trying to fit sayings like ‘the feel-good-factor’ into a rhyming couplet.

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

OPINION: Is it any wonder racism flourishes in Spain, when a teacher of all people, feels she can call...

With a teacher now caught on camera peddling the same old racist stereotypes of ‘monkeys’, is it any wonder racism continues

After Lavapies was crowned Spain’s coolest neighbourhood here are the top 10 other hip hoods worth a visit

EVERY city in Spain has its colourful neighbourhoods whose rhythms move according to the culture and customs of their inhabitants.

Thomas Cook’s collapse shows the sun has set on the golden age of package holidays

Clean but bland hotels, a little extra legroom and the convenience of airport transfers were not enough.

OPINION: Celebrities are pushing Mallorca’s positive image at the moment and the season has not even started

Celebrity DJ Idris Elba was over last month, along with Katie Price and Jamiroquai, and of course, Caroline Flack and the Love Island gang are just around the corner

OPINION: Justice at last!

British engineer Robert Mansfield-Hewitt has been released from prison this month

OPINION: Brits returning to Spain once again despite Brexit is the best news I’ve heard for six years

It may have taken the UK’s departure from the EU, but British nationals now have that little push they need

Expats’ healthcare should be a right not a privilege

Many expats have paid their taxes for years and rightly expect affordable care as they age.
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