EXCLUSIVE: With the April 9 demolition deadline looming, the ‘Albox Nine’ were visited by MP Chris Bryant to discuss the crisis. However, amid the political furore, that is making headlines back home, Andrew Pearce discovers how easy it is to forget the real people, with real struggles at the heart of this wretched affair
I’D made a point of arriving an hour before the allotted time for the culinary love-in when two dozen Michelin-starred chefs descended on Marbella...
Find out where the pop diva chowed down on a recent trip to the Costa del Sol
Choosing the right schools for your kids can be a problem of algebraic proportions for parents newly-arrived on the Costa del Sol. Imogen Calderwood has the facts to help you tick all the right boxes
The British teenage anarchist who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under granny’s sweater
The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.
Co-founder of Sur in English has passed away in Benalmadena
Spain is littered with traces of ancient man, remains of dinosaurs and proof that Neanderthal man held his last stand in Gibraltar just 24,000 years ago. After a 6ft thigh bone of a dinosaur was found in Teruel, the Olive Press sent Wendy Williams to investigate
Jon Clarke recalls the evening he was invited to the palatial home of Shoja ‘Sacha’ Shojai to discuss plans for a proposed university
Olive Press spots Google Maps reviving 11th century Muslim kingdom of Al Andalus
Nine British schoolchildren have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in northern Spain.
The world’s media descended on the Costa del Sol last week to investigate the killing of an alleged paedophile by a British expat father-of-three. But, as the Olive Press reports, there is a lot more to the case than meets the eye. By Imogen Calderwood, Rob Horgan, Tom Powell and Iona Napier
Olwen Mears talks to veteran Basque-based writer Paddy Woodworth about the recent ceasefire and if he thinks it will hold
The leader of Gibraltar, the British consul and the Mayor of Mijas all sent warm messages
The Olive Press meets Marbella’s new headbanging mayor Jose Bernal, after sacking his predecessor’s FIVE bodyguards, €20,000 in personal parking spaces and iron-fisted press control