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THE recent ‘calima’ sandstorm that swept across Spain dumping Saharan dust has left thousands of buildings stained with ugly discolouration and brown streaks. The effect...
EXCLUSIVE: Body of a man discovered by hiker could match that of mystery head found last month in Spain’s...
A BODY has been found in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The skeleton, found near Orgiva, could belong to a head located nearby in November. The gruesome...
Forget mystery skulls, the Madeleine McCann prime suspect and expat extraditions, Orgiva’s celebrated alternative community is bustling and counts cultural links to Robert Graves, Genesis, the Olive Press, and even the Romans, writes Jo Chipchase
AN EXPAT couple are front and centre of a new TV show uncovering the history of writers in Spain. David and Emma Illsley, who run...
AN expat has told of a dramatic bush fire that broke out in the Alpujarras region of Granada that needed 100 firefighters to bring...
British expats in Spain among 100 homeowners to face compulsory purchases of land due to huge pylon network
The next step is for the Junta to declare the 182km route as a public utility and the process of expropriation will begin
FIGHT THE POWER: Olive Press launches campaign to stop network of 352 pylons ‘destroying’ Andalucia’s Lecrin Valley and Alpujarras
Thousands of people are affected and the proposed route, which begins in Conchar in the west and ends at Benahadux in the east, was approved back in 2015
Celebrities join thousands of expats and locals battling ‘ugly’ and ‘devastating’ electricity pylons planned for Granada’s iconic Lecrin Valley...
The Di No A Las Torres (Say No To The Towers) group argues high voltage towers would have a ‘devastating effect’ on tourism and agriculture, as well as health
Niki Fray and Mark of Cadiar in the Alpujarras will ride the length of Spain and France along the GR7 and E2 routes, which will end with them trotting down the aisle in Brighton
Alpujarras resident Colette Nolan, whose son Zebedee is 10-months-old, desperately needs to raise €100,000 to pay for innovative therapy at the ChemoThermia Oncology Centre in Istanbul
Two Spanish pads in Europe’s 10 best mountain hideaways
The llamas are enjoying their new home
Rural school in poor village celebrates after winning big in national lottery
Donald Gray has devoted his life to traditional Andalucia architecture, with Brigitte Bardot and Gerald Brenan big fans. Joe Duggan met the man
British couple Neil and Caroline Riddoch’s Spanish plans quickly became a nightmare, after it turned out they had paid €92,000 to fraudsters for land in a nearby village
The award recognises work that respects the surrounding countryside and traditional Spanish architecture
The farmer, author and former Genesis drummer has announced he is taking a year off from writing
If new government regulations are passed, tariffs will be 27% higher for those generating energy at home
The mother is making a desperate plea to stop her repatriation
Popular author and ex-Genesis band member, Chris Stewart, will come to Sabinillas for a book-signing and to officially launch the Olive Press' new office
Most expats are familiar with Chris Stewart’s idyllic adventures, published in four best-selling books. So when he invited The Olive Press to his stunning farm El Valero as part of a new walking holiday, Tom Powell couldn’t wait to dust off his hiking boots
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