Sunday, July 21, 2019

A shade above the rest

The Olive Press offers some top tips on what to look for when buying sunglasses

British twin arrested for murdering brother in Spain

His body was found by an asparagus hunter just 10 metres from the home he shared with his family in Spain

Two women injured in gunfight between warring gypsy families in La Linea

The women were caught in the crossfire during a gunfight between warring gypsy families

Urgent action needed for child poverty in Andalucia

Save the Children claims as many as 744,000 children are living at risk of poverty

Gordillo prepares for a summer of protests

The controversial radical mayor launches a new summer campaign of direct action around Andalucia

Olive oil capital Jaen celebrates massive export upsurge

Industry conference to be hosted in September

Yet another Iberian lynx death in Andalucia

Last March reduced speed limits were introduced in areas where high death rates have been recorded for the world’s most endangered feline

Get a grip

Men and women with a firm handshake could outlive their weaker peers

British family of grandma in coma SLAM insurers forcing them to pay €5800 to fly her home after brain...

TRAGIC: Patricia Reid is in a life-threatening coma after her family fought a battle with her insurance company to fly her...

Spain’s hotel prices among lowest in Mediterranean

In August, Morocco’s hotels were charging on average €100 per night, while Spanish hotels charged €124

PSOE propose first year of university to be free for all Spaniards

Speaking in Sevilla, PSOE general secretary, Pedro Sanchez, 45, said the move was to make sure no one missed out on a university education because of financial concerns.

Super spa day

Holistic therapists raise money for charity in the Axarquia

British Airways ramp up their Spain operations as new routes announced

BRITISH Airways are ramping up their Spain operations with new flights announced across the country.  There will be new routes from London Gatwick to Palma...

Judge nails Andalucia golf project

Ronda may have to return €14 million to developers over controversial Los Merinos scheme

Bishop of Gibraltar demands Elgin Marbles are returned to Greece

Bishop Robert Innes claims the Marbles were removed from Greece ‘in questionable circumstances’

Valdevaqueros: Best show on the coast

Valdevaqueros is the coolest place to hang out on the coast, writes Jon Clarke

The Costa Nostra

LIFTING THE LID ON MAFIA SPAIN: After a spate of gangland-style shootings and the high profile arrests of three dozen Irish mobsters, the Olive Press takes a closer look at why the Costa del Sol is said to have become the world’s centre for organised crime

Update: Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to child abduction in Gibraltar

Karim Rudge, 26, spent three months in prison last year for having sex with an underaged girl

FLIGHT SHOCKER: Spain could be left with almost no domestic flights in a no-deal Brexit

SPAIN is facing a flightmare post-Brexit as British-owned Iberia could lose its right to operate in the EU if the UK fails to ratify...

Spanish footballers David De Gea, Isco and Iker Munian involved in sexual assault scandal, court hears

The Manchester United goalkeeper allegedly acted as a fixer in an assault

Marbella shooting victim identified as high profile Costa del Sol businessman behind Linekers

The entrepreneur, who owns at least five establishments, including bars, restaurants and nightclubs, died inside his Bentley while trying to escape outside the passenger's side

WATCH: Drunk Spanish man rides a donkey through village in Caceres

Bernabé the donkey, was forced through the packed, cobbled streets of the village while throngs of people surrounded the animal.

Five of Airbnb’s 20 coolest stays are in Spain – and they’re incredible

Join us on a whistlestop tour of Spain’s Famous Five

Spain’s prices for December fall at sharpest rate for six years

And shoppers are clearly taking advantage

British mother and daughter accused of running multi-million euro holiday sickness scam in Spain

A BRITISH mother and her daughter are accused of leading a multi-million euro hotel food-poisoning scam on the island.   Self professed 'rich mum' Debbie Cameron,...

Malaga airport drop-off zone closed during refurbishment works

And changes are expected to be taking place in how the un-policed zone outside terminal three operates to try stop people parking there for longer than allowed