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How a Welshman helped the Spanish win one of the biggest land deals in US history

The Welsh Don Juan … The one who’s belief that Welsh Indians roamed America’s Wild West helped a President strike the greatest land deal in history

Historic Malaga villa owned by ‘Schindler of the Civil War’ demolished

HUMBLE HERO: Smerdou saved hundreds during Spain's civil warTHE forgotten villa of Spain’s own 'Schindler' has been...

Anarchy, Andalucia and free women: How women in Spain plotted to bring down the patriarchy

Women in Andalucia were some of the first in Spain to join the fight against General Franco, writes Jack Gaioni

KISS AND TELL: From cave mamas to world records, Belinda Beckett chronicles the history of the snog

Belinda Beckett brings you the ‘pucker’ guide to kissing for Valentine’s month

How British expat miners and a dozen chickens lead to Spain’s great love affair with football

Jack Gaioni uncovers the more absurd origins of the beautiful game

Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

How an Andalucian weed promoted literacy in Victorian Britain

“THE English ceased to be one of the most aggressive, brutal, rowdy, outspoken, riotous cruel and bloodthirsty nations in the world and became one...

SPAIN’S ROBIN HOODS: Retracing the steps of famous Andalucian bandits who took from the rich and gave to the...

In Andalucia during the 18th and 19th centuries, bandits were flamenco dancers, bull-fighters, smugglers and travellers, writes Diana Tang and Grace Lee

Real Madrid`s Champion League Victory: Writing a New History

We can finally compartmentalize all factors that led Real Madrid to Champion`s League victory. So why is the team writing a new history of...

Festival held in an attempt to revive Balearic Jewish community

THE very first festival of Jewish learning has been held as an attempt to grow the island’s small but resurgent community.Organised by Limud -...

How to make your move to Spain effortless

Life changes don’t come much bigger than moving home, and moving overseas is a good way to increase the challenge by a significant factor....

Spain to reclaim historic island from France

SPAIN will reclaim an island from France next week, but there will be no shots fired.In fact in six months' time, Spain will give...

Gifts from the depth: historic treasure found off Mallorca’s coast

Christmas might be associated with gold, frankincense and myrrh, but a different kind of treasure has been found in the waters off Mallorca.Discovered in...

Local pupils reenact victory over Britain

The event was to pay tribute to military historian Bernando de Galvez

Expert on Spanish history passes away

A MUCH-LOVED expert on Spanish history whose work was banned by Franco has passed away.British historian Hugh Thomas, an associate of Margaret Thatcher,...

Huge former Malaga textile factory to undergo renovation at last

Malaga’s former Intelhorce textile factory, built under Franco’s orders, will be turned into a distribution centre for a children’s clothing firm

New guide book celebrates literary history of Andalucia

Andalucia: A Literary Guide For Travellers takes readers on an enthralling tour of Spain’s largest region, as seen through the eyes of the countless authors who have been inspired by it

Sunken British warship with £1 billion in gold coins to be raised after 252 years

The ship was sunk by Spanish cannons off the coast of Uruguay in 1763

Spanish Civil War colour documentary airs tonight

THE SHOCKING realities of the Spanish Civil War will be laid bare  in a new colour TV documentary.British historian Antony Beever's Divided Spain: The Civil...

Jerez’s archaeological museum… a must see

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

Brit expat pens royal history

Ian Baillie’s Stuff and Nonsense: Kings and Queens is hitting the shelves this month

Seven of the most important women in Spanish history

As macho Spain votes in a Magnificent Seven of influential Spaniards, every one of them male, Nina Chausow asks: where are all the women?

History of China to be taught in Spanish schools

The programme aims to raise cultural awareness of China in a number of countries in which there are strong trade relations

Pulp fact: little known chocolate facts from Mijas’ Mayan Monkey

Little-known chocolate facts from inside Oolal’s lab

Axarquia’s historic sugar industry could be about to be reborn

Pilot project to grow natural sweetener stevia

Gibraltar’s Chief Minister delivers an exclusive National Day message in preparation for tomorrow’s celebrations

Fabian Picardo discusses freewill and the Rock's long and unbreakable British history with the Olive Press
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