Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Medical breakthrough in Andalucia

A Spanish clinic in Torremolinos has removed a lung cancer using an advanced 'deep freeze' method

All aboard the Smugglers’ train!

Now fully upgraded, this little-known line is home to some of Andalucia’s best-kept green secrets

Threats, punches and insults

Following the Alhaurin bull cruelty case, veteran animal rights campaigner Michael Owens recalls his 40 years fighting cruelty in Spain.

EXCLUSIVE: Fake name fear

By Andrew Pearce: Wanted sex offender Peter Wheatherley used a false name in Spain court

‘I was duped by a clinic’

British woman claims she was conned out of 10,000 euros for failed egg donation at a fertility clinic

EXCLUSIVE: Spain’s full circle

Diggers at the gates of the country estate of the German aristocrat credited with starting the concrete avalanche on the Costa del Sol

Beauty behind ‘the Beast’

After winning Wimbledon for the second time, the Olive Press reveals how Nadal's childhood sweetheart Xisca is still keeping the 'beast's' feet firmly on the ground

Last battle for the red tuna?

Launching our Green Guide this week, we start with an in-depth look at the red tuna industry by Andrew Pearce

Enrique’s naked Spain celebrations revealed!

I’ll ski naked if Spain win the world cup, vows Enrique Iglesias

Spanish bird brains

Six rare ibises are released in Cadiz

How two Nerja hacks made a billion from Trivial Pursuit

David Baird tells the true story about the expat journalists who dreamed up one of the world’s most popular games sitting on a Costa del Sol beach

Spain’s restoration master

After renovating some of Andalucia’s key historic buildings, Osuna company Sanor has now turned its attention on a huge project in its home town, writes Jon Clarke

Comeback King!

In the second installment of new wine column Buen Vino on Andalucian wines, Jon Clarke discovers how sherry could be on the cusp of a dramatic return to fashion

‘La Clegg’ breezes into windy Spain role

Spanish wife of UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg has swept up a new job

Spain house sales on the up

Country registers a 1.5 per cent rise in sales compared to same time last year

Despite torture scenes the brave are still taking the bull by the horns

The recent furore surrounding the cruel scenes in Alhaurin el Grande has reopened bullfighting debates. But a definite distinction must still be made between this heinous act and the sport itself, writes Andrew Pearce

Bring an end to Spain’s black economy

It’s no secret that many people are ‘working in the black’ around Andalucia. Now the authorities need to get tough and set an example if the labour market is to be finally regulated, writes Andrew Pearce

Cafe owner shot dead in Andalucia

Boss of Torremolinos cafe becomes seventh Costa del Sol homicide victim this year

Smokers to be stubbed out in Spain

Spain steps up fight to combat increasing number of smokers

Living the high life in Andalucia

Spain's highest vineyard scoops top marks from Parker - and gets the top politicians circling

Funeral of children murdered in Spain

The two children killed by their mother have been buried

Civil servants on strike

Public sector workers in protest against PM Zapatero's austerity measures

Watch out Messi, here we come!

Scores of talented youngsters at an Andalucian football school are turning heads across the world, writes Andrew Pearce

Seeing the light

Jon Clarke takes a ride down Andalucia’s most alluring, unspoilt coastline the Costa de la Luz – or the ‘The Coast of Light’ of Cadiz.

It’s a funny old game in Spain

Spain are undisputed favourites to lift the World Cup. But - as Richard Brentnall reveals in his latest novel A Different Corner, Exploring Spanish Football - it may owe its potential glory to a few expat miners and a Scottish doctor, writes Andrew Pearce

Romantic Bardem melts Cruz’s heart

Heart-felt gesture reduces Spanish actress to tears
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