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Living the dream: Author Joan Fallon on her move to Spain

ONE of the positive outcomes of the coronavirus restrictions for me is that with so much time at home, I’ve had the...

Remains of ancient Arab city in southern Spain makes UNESCO World Heritage Sites list

The well-preserved 10th century Medina Azahara settlement in Cordoba was once the de facto capital of Muslim Spain

Expat writer Joan Fallon delivers latest instalment of hit book series ‘al-Andalus’

Ring of Flames is the exciting conclusion to Fallon’s al-Andalus trilogy delves into Spain’s Moorish roots in Cordoba.

Jihadist from Andalucia appears in ISIS’s first Spanish-speaking propaganda video which promises more attacks in Spain

ISIS has released its first propaganda video in Spanish and it features a young jihadist from Andalucia.  It comes a week after terrorist attacks in...

Jerez’s archaeological museum… a must see

The Archaeological Museum of Jerez - a surprisingly exquisite, engaging and complete collection of artefacts

Sound bites of fun

Belinda Beckett, aka Mistress of Sizzle, goes behind the scenes at a TV cookery show that was more ‘Faster-chef’ than Masterchef!

Malaga to feature on Spain’s Al Andalus luxury train route

Malaga to be a new stoop-off on the Al Andalus Express

EXCLUSIVE: Google Maps probe into why Algeciras is apparently still an 11th century Muslim ‘taifa’

Olive Press spots Google Maps reviving 11th century Muslim kingdom of Al Andalus

ISIS spells out historic plan to retake Andalucia

The jihadi extremist group is gaining popularity among youth

ISIS: Our bid to retake Al Andalus

The jihadist terrorist group ISIS has made Spain a target in a video broadcast

What’s in a name?

The map of Spain is a tour of the country’s turbulent, colourful and ever-changing history, displayed in the names of its towns and villages, writes Imogen Calderwood


‘Spain aficionado’ Hilaria Baldwin causes confusion once again by welcoming SIXTH child with Alec Baldwin – just five...

‘Spain aficionado’ Hilaria Baldwin is no stranger to causing confusion.  Last year the yoga instructor and author set tongues...