Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Pearls of Aphrodite

Andalucian firm first in Spain to produce white caviar

The debt crisis could be over

Prime Minister Zapatero has declared the debt crisis is over in Europe

What a cultured bunch!

Next week a shortlist will be drawn up to decide on which Spanish city will become Europe’s City of Culture in 2016. Nicola Cowell takes a look at what is on offer

Spain is a better place to live than Britain

New research shows the UK is the worst place to live in Europe

Goat and raisin cook off

Top chefs in Andalucia are to go head-to-head in a 2000 euro goat recipe challenge

Buying in the home of bananas and mangoes

The good-value Axarquia is a fabulous place to make a home, writes estate agent Sally Harrison

Supertrial to see 93 people and two mayors in dock

The Malaya case is finally coming to court next week

Eyes peeled!

Campaigners are up in arms after one of Ireland’s most dangerous sex offenders was allowed to move to Spain

Find me out

Secret Franz Ferdinand gig in Malaga

The crowds go wild for Javier and Julia

Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem have attended the 58th San Sebastian Film Festival

All about… Andalucia Property

Come to the natural home of buying and selling property in southern Spain with the Olive Press's new property portal www.AllaboutAndaluciaProperty.com

Andalucia binning the plastic bag

Shops will charge five cents per carrier bag from January, rising to ten cents by the end of the year

Going once…

It’s uncharted territory for a Ronda agent, who is holding his first private auction – a charming village house

Home-made bomb explodes in Basque country

Bomb in Basque country blamed on ETA sympathisers

ETA have declared peace. But how close is the Basque Country to its own Good Friday Agreement?

Olwen Mears talks to veteran Basque-based writer Paddy Woodworth about the recent ceasefire and if he thinks it will hold

Penelope Cruz is pregnant

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are expecting their first child

Another of Britain’s most wanted arrested in Spain

British fugitive David Anthony Stuart has become the 36th person to be arrested as part of Operación Captura

Business red tape is triple in Spain

It takes three times as long to set up a business in Spain than elsewhere in the western world

Left stranded

Ryanair pulls out of Jerez, just as airport expands

Legal battle launched over work stolen by Nazis

A tug-of-war is to begin in the courts over a 15m euro Pissarro painting allegedly stolen by the Nazis and now owned by Spain

Trafalgar spirit recognised

Letter written by Admiral Nelson four days before his death off Cadiz fetches 40,000 euros at auction

Bidding for fairness

The auction system is unfair, fraught with risks and needs to be regulated, writes lawyer Adolfo Martos Gross of GAM abogados

The 20 billion euro man

The head of Zara has just entered the world’s Top Ten thanks to new online stores

You can run, but no longer hide!

With 70 per cent of Britain’s Most Wanted criminals now rounded up, Wendy Williams reckons Spain is starting to shed its ‘Costa del Crime’ sobriquet

‘Moving regularly and living off his girlfriend’

How dangerous wanted criminal James ‘Jimbles’ Tomkins managed to survive for four years on the run in Spain

New property portal for Andalucia

With thousands of properties listed the new property portal from the Olive Press is already proving to be a big hit!
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