Sunday, May 19, 2019

Raging Bull could defend title

British boxer who attacked Guardia given bail

The Little Green Lady

TRAFFIC signs as subliminal messages to alter male behaviour: it may be laughable at first glance but on closer inspection there may be more...

Castles in the Sky

Autumn, a time of change in the Andaluz skies - when the eternal featureless blue of summer begins to give way and the first reliably cloudy days begin to make an appearance

Building a house in Spain – Part II

In Issue 8 we talked about the preliminary stages of building your own house in the campo (countryside) and what pitfalls you should look...

Four arrested over Marbella stolen car ring

POLICE have arrested four men in connection with a scam that involves changing the paperwork of stolen top of the range cars and selling...

Organic maize contains traces of GMOs

ORGANIC farmers in Spain are abandoning maize after traces of genetically modified strains (GMO) were found in the crop, a recently published report shows....

Man held after armed siege in Castell

POLICE are questioning a man after an 18-hour armed siege at a house in Castell de Ferro ended without any casualties.GEO special branch officers...

Room with a view – El Torcal

EL Torcal Park Nature Reserve is known as the enchanted mountain range. It is not somewhere for the faint hearted or for those scared...

Britons heading for the hills

Some can say little more than 'favor', but British families are now settling in Spain's villages in record numbers, reports Jason Burke

The camera never lies

By Jason HeppenstallI have to admit that I wasn't prepared for it. I had barely lurched out of the car, roadmap still in hand,...

Andalucía dreaming

RICHARD HARVEY asks whether buying or building a dream home and settling in southern Spain really helps to strengthen a relationship. Or do the demons merely resurface when the dust settles?

Seventy years on – an International Brigadier returns to Spain

By Theresa Hogue. Additional reporting by Mark Roulston"VIVA Rusia," the women shouted from their balconies as a group of mainly French and German soldiers...

The Orionid Meteors

By Paul DowningThere's an important and exciting astronomy event going on in the skies during late October - the annual Orionid meteor shower. ...

Your right to vote in Spain

ON the 27th May 2007 municipal elections will be contested throughout Spain.This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in the running of their...

The great biodiesel con

In Issue Two of the Olive Press we published an article entitled “The benefits of biodiesel”. Several readers wrote in to refute the claims made...

Shine on – Renewable energy in Spain

Like many people it all had to do with a growing awareness of my so-called carbon footprint. We are all net emitters of carbon in the form of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere.

Police investigate Vélez murder riddle

A WOMAN found dead near the main Motril-Granada road may have been murdered by a gang dedicated to the white slave trade, police claim.The...

Illegal building victims told to pay up

JUDGES in Granada have ordered almost 100 residents of Cenes de la Vega to hand over almost 200,000 euros of their own money in...

Police seek seventh in intimidation scam

Alleged case of real estate intimidation in Granada

Golf complex work halted after rare bird threatened

PLANS to build a luxury golf complex on protected woodland have been temporarily postponed after a legal order was issued banning the felling of...

Domestic violence fatalities grow

THE number of fatalities in cases of domestic violence in Spain this year continues to grow after three women died in as many days...

Singer released after child murder charges dropped

Miguel Flores walked free from court in Jerez de la Frontera after the child’s family decided not to proceeed with the case

Human water consumption at risk from golf

A LEADING expert in water purification has warned wasting water on the upkeep of golf courses could diminish the supply for human use.The claim...
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