Can a man be a dog’s best friend?

As the recession bites, more and more people are abandoning pets, discovers Laura Vladimirova

Modern architecture meets Spanish wine

As Bodegas Protos is nominated for the Sterling Prize, Kevin Guyan looks at the relationship between modern architecture and Spanish wine

At home with Mr & Mrs Lemons

Jon Clarke visits Driving Over Lemons author Chris Stewart at his nearly-carbon neutral home

The environment? It’s as muddy as earth

So you think you’re doing your bit for the environment? You might need to think again

Let’s speed up the slow food movement

The Olive Press appeals for new Slow Food groups in Andalucia

Eagles poisoned

Rare birds found dead

Jamie Oliver feeds the 500

Jamie Oliver makes a massive paella, while the Olive Press gives the background to the TV chef's top secret trip to Andalucia

Go herbal this summer

Summer garden tips

‘Get out of my village!’

Rough Guide to Andalucia author Geoff Garvey tells of the highs and lows of travelling around the region

A day out in the nude

Hot tips for those who don't mind losing all their clothes

All Latin and Greek

A brief history of money

Mesmerised by the light

Take a trip round the other side of the Rock of Gibraltar

Take a ‘tripple’ to Jerez

Looking for a fabulous family day out? Why not try Jerez?

An Olympic summer

With everything from classical to techno, Andalucia has a lot to offer music fans this summer

The beach rules

Giles Brown explains the male beach nightmare

A green corridor for lynxes

After a sharp revival over recent years, a 'green corridor' could now link the lynx populations of the Sierra Morena with Donana in the south

Boris gets on his bike

As London embarks on its first ever bike scheme, the Olive Press looks at the reasons behind the scheme's success in Sevilla

We found Eldorado in Coin

Best known for the defunct BBC soap the truth is most foreigners who live in Coín have really coined it in, says Jon Clarke

Amy’s sad and lonely existence

The Olive Press delves deep into the teenager’s troubled life

Nazi Gold Train bound for Gibraltar

Jon Clarke goes on the trail of the millions of dollars of Nazi gold - stolen from the Jews - that ended up in Madrid and eventually, it is alleged, in British hands

The Eco Garden: Good Year for the Roses

WELL, the hot weather has arrived with a vengeance and plants of all sorts have put on amazing growth, especially those with deep tap roots

The Artist’s Way

Robberies, heroin overdoses and Spain’s best beer. John Colley has experienced a lot while sketching his way along the little-known branches of the Camino (or Way) de Santiago

Visit Jerez’s other international airport

Collette Bardell discovers how a colony of bees resembles a busy air terminal on bank holiday Monday

Don’t mention the war!

Matthew Pritchard asks if Spain will ever get over the 1930s, recalling his own personal connections to the civil war through his wife’s family

Wanted man caught

Accused of attempted murder, wounding with intent and possession of a firearm, it is a major coup that Andrew Snelgrove has been rounded up

Vejer de las Fashionistas

It was only a matter of time before a Cabinet Minister got in on the Costa de la Luz’s best kept secret, all expenses paid of course