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OLIVE PRESS OPINION: It should be a basic no-brainer to run reliable buses up and down the coast

IT simply beggars belief the state of public transport along the Costa del Sol. Buses that don’t run on time, drivers who don’t wait at...

Is Britain the Sick Man of Europe again?

FOREIGN nationals watching the UK’s political news could be forgiven for thinking that ‘Inglaterra’ changes its Prime Minister as frequently as some people change...

How to get Spanish NIE number: My experience moving to Spain

Researching how to obtain the Spanish NIE number is almost as complicated as the application process, here's what happened to me. I’ve decided to...

OPINION: Myth or fact? Why we all need to be alarmed at Spain’s needle-spiking craze

THE huge surge in supposed needle-spiking cases experienced in bars and nightclubs across Spain this summer is worrying on so many levels and is...

NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE: Just consider the facts – climate policy has failed.

THE central goal of climate policies is to reduce harmful emissions. Yet even with all of the international agreements of the last three decades...

Olive Press Opinion: Price of everything, value of nothing

EVERYTHING has a price… including Spain’s last virgin beaches. With over six million square metres of pristine coastline in Tarifa in line for urban development,...

OPINION: It’s time Spain took responsibility once and for all to protect homeowners instead of penalise them

The horror and heartbreak of seeing one’s home smashed into smithereens isn’t a fate reserved solely for those living under threat of Russian bombs...

OPINION: How Ukraine resistance in face of Russian invasion recalls famous Spanish Civil War cry of ‘No pasaran!’ 

WATCHING Sky News chief correspondent Stuart Ramsey shot at and wounded along with one of his team, while clearly working for the press in...

Year of decision beckons for Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

Is Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez enjoying a New Year's Day glass of cava as he mulls calling an early General Election in 2022? The leader...

Olive Press writer, Alex Trelinski, says 2026 Gay Games coming to Valencia is a deserved acknowledgement of life in...

CONGRATULATIONS to Valencia for becoming the hosts of the 2026 Gay Games, which were first staged in San Francisco back in 1982. They were created...

EXCLUSIVE: National Day message from Chief Minister Fabian Picardo to Olive Press readers

NATIONAL Day has always been a great occasion for Gibraltarians, residents and visitors to the Rock.  Over the years, it has grown into a day...

COMMENT: Valencia President Ximo Puig deserves credit for COVID fightback on Spain’s Costa Blanca but why can’t we raise...

THERE is no disputing the amazing turnround in the Valencian Community's COVID-19 crisis which saw the virus running amok in January to make it...

OPINION: It’s the little things I’ll miss most about Spain

IT'S the jingles at Mercadona, a short stroll to his padel club and, of course, the goldfish bowl g&ts which will be sorely missed...

OPINION: Old and the new as Brexit bites in many ways

The UK finally said farewell to the European Union on January 1 as the Brexit trade deal kicked in. It's a moment that genuinely led...

BREXIT AT LAST: The brave and uncertain new world of an EU-free United Kingdom

ON the stroke of 2021, Brexit totally kicked in with the UK finally unshackled from its always uneasy relationship with the European Union dating...

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 his racist...

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 tourism. After 100...

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.

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