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The great Andalucian Exodus

Left battered, bruised and in economic ruin after the Spanish Civil War, millions of Andalucians sought a better life in northern Europe, write Andrew Pearce
14 Jul, 2010 @ 13:30
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Escape to Andalucia’s ‘oil corner’

OLIVE PRESS EXCLUSIVE: Under-fire BP boss finds the perfect retreat in Spain from his US nightmare... although his new Mexican-style hacienda could bring back bad
8 Jul, 2010 @ 15:14

Spanish Fonejackers

EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: Elderly pensioners in Andalucia may face legal action after refusing to pay ‘duplicated’ bill
22 Jun, 2010 @ 10:17

It’s a funny old game in Spain

Spain are undisputed favourites to lift the World Cup. But - as Richard Brentnall reveals in his latest novel A Different Corner, Exploring Spanish Football
3 Jun, 2010 @ 12:57

Spain’s gold rush

It may not be full of gun slingers and wagon wheels, but the 21st Century gold rush is still turning Andalucia wild, writes Andrew Pearce
26 May, 2010 @ 10:25

Has Andalucía gone insane?!

EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: A skyscraper threatening Sevilla’s UNESCO status, a golf course for the Cape of Trafalgar, Picasso’s name erased from the airport... now,
24 May, 2010 @ 12:38

It’s not fine by us!

EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: Andalucian town halls set to go fine crazy after Spanish central government cut back regional funding
18 May, 2010 @ 18:27

Stairway to the scrapheap

EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: Former chauffeur to the stars hit with hefty fine by Andalucia car parking company for mystery damage
13 May, 2010 @ 11:04

Superjudge’s crumbling crusade

Judge Baltasar Garzon proved that international law knew no boundaries with his pursuit of international dictators and terrorists, yet his idealistic principles are now in
26 Apr, 2010 @ 10:45


EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: Dream cruise turned into nightmare after pensioners left stranded on Caribbean island
14 Apr, 2010 @ 11:00

The great escape

Formerly a feared bandit hideout, Andrew Pearce discovers that the picture-perfect town of Olvera is still a great escape – but for very different reasons
13 Apr, 2010 @ 11:54

Bar Wars: Part II

EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: Rampaging kiosk owner set to be closed down after expatriate-run bar receives death threats
13 Apr, 2010 @ 11:39

All in the same boat

It is the great insurance swindle... After the heaviest rains on record in southern Spain, the majority of flood sufferers are apparently not covered. How
24 Mar, 2010 @ 14:26

Bar wars

EXCLUSIVE by Andrew Pearce: Expatriate-run bar comes under attack from rival kiosk owner, who threatens to 'burn down' bar
13 Mar, 2010 @ 10:00


EXCLUSIVE By Andrew Pearce: British couple recall the moment the roof caved in on their close friends
12 Mar, 2010 @ 12:31

Living under the axe

EXCLUSIVE: With the April 9 demolition deadline looming, the ‘Albox Nine’ were visited by MP Chris Bryant to discuss the crisis. However, amid the political
10 Mar, 2010 @ 18:52

Scammers beware!

The arrest of auctioneer John White and four others who attempted to retrieve their valuable property is a reminder of what lurks on the Costa
4 Mar, 2010 @ 11:41

Buried on the beach

EXCLUSIVE BY ANDREW PEARCE IN LA MAMOLA: The funeral of the English couple killed by freak roof collapse attended by hundreds of Spanish and British
26 Feb, 2010 @ 14:22
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