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School kids in Spain’s Andalucia to receive compulsory extra reading from September in bid to improve shocking literacy levels
Primary and secondary schools in Andalucia are to include an extra two and a half hours a week of dedicated reading time in the...
Books: 12 essential Spanish literary works that are NOT Don Quixote
WHENEVER iconic Spanish literature is mentioned, the first and sometimes only work that comes to mind abroad is that of Miguel de Cervantes. And that’s...
Gibraltar dyslexia support group say bosses need better education onto help those with condition, with conference set to take...
The percentage of the genetic condition of dyslexia in Gibraltar could be around 15%.
That perfect Spanish afternoon can prove more elusive than first thought, writes Lesley Keith
When I first moved here I had an impression in my mind of how it was going to be
Five books based in or near Spain’s Andalucia that are a MUST read this summer
Grab a garden chair and dive into some ‘non-escapist’ literature set in exotic locations down the road A Vineyard in Andalucia (2017), Maria Duenas Setting:...
Over one third of Spaniards never read books
The government revealed that 35% admitted to never partaking in the pastime on the eve of a huge school reading drive
Books are back in Algeciras
The municipal library achieved record summer figures
Orange juice could be key to healthy brain
Scientists at the University of Reading, in the UK, found the juice provides important brain-boosting nutrients for elderly people
New tax threatens Spain’s budget-bereft libraries
Critics say the financial crisis has already pushed libraries to the limit
Top 10 summer reads about Spain
Olive Press offers its top ten reads about Spain to get you in the summer spirit
Gibraltar’s got culture
Inaugural Gibraltar Literary Festival event hailed a triumph by organisers
At the double as Andalucia’s primary schools seek to improve standards
Reading to get twice the current focus to pull schools off bottom of the table