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OPINION: Spain’s economy needs tourists, it’s good to have you back

THE first set of Brits have been arriving on the Costa del Sol in recent days and we could not be happier that they’re here.

OPINION: As Black Lives Matter sweeps the globe, is it time for Spain’s most notorious expat racist Leapy Lee...

HE has been at it for two decades… but now the world has changed, is it time for Leapy Lee to stop...

OPINION: Andalucia’s COVID-19 outbreaks show that expat fears of British tourists in Spain are not unfounded

A SCROLL through expat Facebook groups will tell you that not everyone in Spain is best pleased at the return of foreign...

OPINION: Coronavirus is a real threat, but we can’t let it take over our lives

CORONAVIRUS is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment, no matter where you are.

OPINION: If everyone understands how important protecting our planet is, then let’s just do it

IN a world where recycling plastic is becoming all the more popular, scientists at Mallorca’s University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) have provided Mother Earth with a helping hand.

OPINION: Now that we have our first case of Rothschild justice, is this just a one off or will...

IT has been nearly six years since the Olive Press first demanded answers from the Rothschilds for their expat loan scam.

OPINION: The case of British pet transport scammer Jeremy Griffiths shows just how easy it is to set up...

Companies such as Pet Taxi Transport highlight the ease with which anybody in the digital world can set up a ‘company’ and charge for services remotely.

OPINION: Spain may be hosting the pivotal COP25 climate conference, but Madrid may need to rethink its approach to...

“People are lazy about not using their cars,” says volunteer Cristina Gomez. “There’s no excuse. We have a very good public transport system”

OPINION: Diners at THIS restaurant in Spain knew about its underwhelming food, but not about its ‘slave labour’ and...

Why then did it take until just over a month ago for someone to finally tip off police?

OPINION: Something is clearly wrong at the sushi restaurant that infected over 50 people

THE poisoning of at least 51 people from just one restaurant is both shocking and scary

OPINION: Unmaintained pool pumps are an ‘accident waiting to happen’

In many urbanization, they leave this job to a gardener, left in charge of the pool with little understanding of how powerful these pumps can be

OPINION: Justice at last!

British engineer Robert Mansfield-Hewitt has been released from prison this month

OPINION: War on Terraces

As the Olive Press highlighted last year the stark truth is up to 42% of all the 1,650 terraces in Palma are at risk

OPINION: Is it any wonder racism flourishes in Spain, when a teacher of all people, feels she can call...

With a teacher now caught on camera peddling the same old racist stereotypes of ‘monkeys’, is it any wonder racism continues

OPINION: Vulnerable people being robbed in hospital beds on the Costa del Sol is an absolute disgrace

The hospital also make it more difficult to report thefts to the police as they have refused to document the crimes

OPINION: After it emerged taxi rapist John Worboys is learning Spanish in prison, we must not let him into...

Worboys would be among the sickest and most dangerous expat criminals to have ever inhabited this country

OPINION: The Junta de Andalucia’s budgets which benefit residents are a welcome sight after decades of corruption

This could go some way to undermining the grip of the local drug cartels, who benefit from grinding youth poverty and a lack of opportunity

OPINION: Locking British man Robert Mansfield-Hewitt up with terrorists in Spain is disgusting

Where is the outcry from other media outlets, especially back in the UK? Or in Gibraltar?

OPINION: The news that a British boy’s death in Mallorca ‘could have been prevented’ is both shocking and sad

RIP: Thomas Channon (left) died after plunging 15 metres from a Mallorca apartment, but his death could have been prevented

OPINION: Authorities in Alicante must make property developers follow safety rules without harming the promising market

The ‘save 100 lives’ petition launched in Balcon al Mar, in Javea, concerns 100 residents whose homes are literally on a cliff-edge

OPINION: Celebrities are pushing Mallorca’s positive image at the moment and the season has not even started

Celebrity DJ Idris Elba was over last month, along with Katie Price and Jamiroquai, and of course, Caroline Flack and the Love Island gang are just around the corner

Amanda Butler explains the mysterious ‘Beckham Rule’ and looks at developments in Mallorca’s property market

It was of course given its name by David Beckham, one of the first high profile sports people to use it when he signed for Real Madrid

OPINION: The shock verdict that sees Westley Capper and Craig Porter ‘walk free’ is an insult to Agnese Klavina’s...

The crux of the case rested on the lack of evidence and the prosecution’s inability to provide a clear narrative of what happened to Agnese
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