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‘Driving off the Brexit cliff edge’ – The main issues for Gibraltarians voting in today’s election

“With Brexit on the horizon, it's going to be very difficult for somebody to want to change drivers when you're in the middle of driving off the cliff!”

Hero teen praised by Government after diving into sea to rescue sunfish stranded off Gibraltar

“He can be well proud, as I am of him and of all the youth who are so committed to the wellbeing of the environment and of the planet”

Residents light fires in homophobic protest at gay cruisers on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The most common form of homophobic protests has been residents setting fires in the woodlands, with the fifth one occurring this week.

‘SHAME ON YOU’: Plan to protect donkeys and ban larger riders REJECTED by politicians in Spain’s Mijas

“Shame on you all, you are the ones that should have ended this overnight"

Electrical giant brings in diggers for megaproject in Spain’s Driving Over Lemons country despite town hall bans

It comes after the Defensor del Pueblo Andaluz - the official that deals with public complaints - this month called on the Junta to express its position on the REE megaproject

EU Ministers to discuss the trade of dirty electricity between Spain and Morocco amid links to controversial REE project...

It comes as anti-pylon campaigners wrote to the Minister of Ecological Transition and Spain’s European Commissioner to demand an end to all electrification projects

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

Spanish Catholic group under fire AGAIN after comparing feminists to Hitler on side of campaign bus

HazteOir is an ultra-Catholic organisation that has faced similar controversy before

Protesters SLAM €1 million relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella as petition reaches 80,000

CRUEL: Protesters are set to take to the streets next week, campaigning against the planned relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella

Let’s talk mental health: Why teenage suicide in UK and Spain is on the rise and what parents can...

The Olive Press investigates the surge in teenage depression and the role social media plays in self-harming

Young expat starts campaign to raise awareness against balconing in Spain

A BRITISH expat has started a campaign against balconing after her friend fell and died from a hotel room earlier this year.Georgia Hague...

EXCLUSIVE: Southern Spain hospitals in British expat hotspot issue warning for ‘lethal’ painkiller Nolotil

After the drug claimed countless lives, a health network on the Costa Blanca has issued a recommendation to its medical staff to avoid prescribing Nolotil to Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian expats

ONTO THE STREETS: Business owners take to the streets over upcoming draconian pavement rules

PROTESTERS have taken to the streets as the fight for Palma’s terraces continues.Dozens of angry restaurateurs gathered on Calle Blanquerna to voice their disapproval...

SAVE OUR TERRACES: The Olive Press stands with Santa Catalina to save vital terrace space

THE Olive Press is backing a campaign to protect the livelihoods of dozens of expat businesses in Santa Catalina.It comes after a draconian proposed...

British homeless couple find new Costa del Sol home thanks to Olive Press campaign

Paul and Leslie Dunt from East London are now living in a finca in Cerralba, Malaga, after one month of living between a shed and a car with their 17 rescue dogs

Home sweet home: The power of helping one another

Thanks to the Olive Press’s campaign and the charity of good samaritans, Paul and Leslie Dunt and their 17 dogs again have a place to call their own

‘Ecocide’: Super-intensive olive farms fingered for water shortages in Almeria

Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone

Groundbreaking vegan poster campaign launched in Madrid

One sobering image features a lamb incarcerated behind bars, with the phrases ‘go vegan, be fair’

Top 10 Olive Press campaigns

Launched in 2006, the Olive Press is Andalucia’s only campaigning newspaper. Here we look back at some highlights from the first ten years...

VIDEO: Ciudadanos spoof rap emerges as Spanish general election campaigns launch today

Spoof Cuidadanos rap released as Rajoy and Iglesias launch campaigns for second general election

Fraudulent travel websites cost holidaymakers €15 million last year

The average traveller falling foul of fraudsters on the web was conned out of €3,795

Uncertain times ahead with Brexit bad for business

A Brexit could lead to problems with mortgage rates, insurance brackets and currency conversions. Better to stick with the devil you know, writes property expert Tancrede de Pola

Politicians strip off in campaigns to seem more ‘transparent’

The trailblazer in this bizarre stunt was no less than Ciudadanos’ leader Albert Rivera

Expats tricked into buying illegally-built Spanish homes will receive compensation under new law

Conned expats finally breath a sigh of relief after a ten-year struggle
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