Thursday, July 9, 2020

SHOCKING: Protected building to make way for a petrol station

The historic 100-year-old farmhouse, one of the last left between Fuengirola and Mijas, is set to lose its listed status.

DETECTIVE PERRO: Spanish dog can sniff out lung cancer with amazing accuracy

A Spanish Labrador has been trained to sniff out lung cancer with a 95% success rate.

Spain’s comes out on top with restaurants voted some of the best in the world

Many of Spain's top restaurants are being voted among the best in the world by both critics and diners.

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

Ill-gotten gains of Marbella’s disgraced town planning advisor go under the hammer

Roca was convicted of being the ringleader of the Malaya Plot, which saw 53 officials across dozens of Andalusian municipalities tried for embezzlement of public funds, breaches of trust, influence peddling and more

Last British member of the Spanish Civil War’s International Brigade dies aged 98

Seaman Stan Hilton jumped ship in Alicante to fight for British Battalion

The court case for Spain’s biggest political corruption scandal in 40 years begins

As proceedings begin in the biggest political scandal to hit Spain in over 40 years, Rob Horgan takes a look at who is standing in the dock

Photojournalist releases collection on the Mediterranean migrant crisis

Among the many articles in the 592-page tome, is an Olive Press story

Guadix in all its glory

SAUNTERING merrily between two rows of fairytale cave homes, we could so easily have been in J.R. Tolkien's mythical Shire for short people. Except there...

Perils at sea: The heart-wrenching stories of migrants crossing the Straits of Gibraltar into Southern Spain

The drowning of seven African migrants en route to Tarifa this month highlighted again the 21st century’s biggest crisis, writes Joe Duggan

Spotlight on Oscar winning director Pedro Almodovar

A look at Almodovar's greatest works, on the heels of his 20th film release.

‘There’s a whole world past Michelin’: Olive Press editor meets world’s top chefs

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...

How I blagged a Dani Garcia… Mcdonalds burger

Set the task of blagging a ticket for the €350-a-head meal on the opening night of A Cuatro Manos, Laurence Dollimore walked away with a burger

Sad Spain ranks below Saudi Arabia and Qatar in World Happiness Report 2016

Denmark emerged as the happiest country in the world

Smuggler’s confessions: Francis Morland sheds light on his old drug smuggling empire in Spain and Gibraltar

He went from house parties and skiing trips with Princess Margaret to smuggling cannabis, and rubbing shoulders with seasoned criminals

How newer technologies are making video conferencing more accessible

The huge scale and effectiveness of video conferencing at CERN indicates the great strides made in technology that has for years been out of reach

Battling for the burro: A visit to Malaga donkey sanctuary Refugio del Burrito

The Refugio del Burrito is still fighting for justice for the donkey killed in a Bethlehem display in 2014, Tom Powell went to see where all the hard work starts

Game on for Gibraltar backgammon tournament

Gibraltar is poised to sweep the board with its first European Backgammon Tournament in February, the latest jewel in its international events calendar, writes Tom Powell

Reading between the lines

The way we consume news is changing - especially in Spain, a nation which loves to read all about it without believing a word, reports Tom Powell

Reach for the sky! FTEJerez flight school is training pilots for top airlines

The Jerez-based pilot training school is one of the biggest names in Europe

Rita Bosaho’s entrance into Spain’s Congress is an historic step in racial equality

Rita Bosaho’s triumph in Alicante as a Podemos candidate was a powerful moment in Spain’s race relations

REVEALED: The Weekend World newspaper’s secret trick

Just how does boss Stan Israel produce a huge newspaper without a single journalist?

Margaret Thatcher feared Spanish invasion of Gibraltar during Falklands War

Iron Lady sent RAF back-up to the Rock during Falklands War
26,374FansLike
1,374FollowersFollow
132FollowersFollow
7,043FollowersFollow
8,436FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS