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CEPSA hits back at protesters against controversial solar farm project in Ronda

Oil giant CEPSA has responded to concerns over its plan to install a massive solar farm near the Serrania de Ronda. It comes after dozens...

‘Unthinkable’: Ronda residents protest CEPSA plan for giant solar farm in Serrania de Ronda

Dozens of concerned Ronda residents made the journey to central Malaga to protest CEPSA’s plans for a massive solar farm in the Serrania de...

Green campaigners to protest against CEPSA solar project in central Malaga

Green campaigners will protest in central Malaga as oil giant CEPSA rolls ahead with its massive solar panel project for the Ronda area.  CEPSA is...

Pair of alleged low-level Ronda crack houses selling cocaine and heroin to neighbours raided by police in Spain’s Malaga...

A pair of crack houses have been raided by police in Ronda where cocaine and heroin was sold to the neighbours. Police arrested two men...

Granada’s Alhambra Palace is boring, Sevilla’s Giralda is pointless and the Caminito del Rey isn’t dangerous enough… It must...

From the confused to the disillusioned to the just plain bored, check out our ‘dirty dozen’ of the daftest TripAdvisor reviews given to some of Andalucia’s most noted tourist attractions

The Olive Press team enjoys a Christmas trip to “hidden paradise” at Montejaque in Spain’s Andalucia

IT’S the season of office Christmas parties. Finding a more sustainable and sociable alternative to a boozy knees-up in a bar, the Olive Press...

‘Da Vinci Code’ author Dan Brown spotted in Spain’s Ronda

THRILLER writer Dan Brown has been spotted strolling through the beautiful Andalucian town of Ronda. The 58-year-old bestselling author then posted a selfie on the...

This Andalucian hilltop town is officially the most tranquil destination in Europe

A PRETTY Andalucian hilltop town has won recognition as the ‘most tranquil’ destination in Europe. Visitors to sleepy Zahara de la Sierra, inland in the...

Front row seat to history: A tour of the Andalucian town of Ronda

BY the time of the collapse of the Arabic empire in 1485, Ronda had been entertaining foreign visitors for not far off 1500 years. One...

Ronda: The Spanish town that sits up high in the mountains and will stay long in your memory

Perched atop steeping mountains and 2,460 feet above sea level, Ronda is tricky to get to but worth the effort for a trip you...

Ronda town hall facing €2.8m legal battle with supermarket as corruption case rumbles on

By Jon Clarke and Anthony Piovesan A leading supermarket group is demanding €2.8 million from Ronda town hall.  The move comes after Eroski pulled out of...

BALCONY OF THE SERRANIA DE RONDA: Visit Gaucin in Spain’s Andalucia

IT’S called the balcony of the Serrania de Ronda and it’s not hard to see why. Perched high on a rocky outcrop, surrounded by breathtaking...

Exploring Spain’s Andalucia from 5,000 years ago

WANT to get an idea what life was like in Andalucia 5,000 years ago? At the Algaba education centre just outside Ronda, you have the...

Burglary spree in sleepy Malaga area town in Spain sees four arrested

Four people have been arrested over a series of break-ins in the town of Ronda in Malaga province. The gang targeted two businesses and one...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Michelle Obama spent a day in Ronda on her visit to Spain in 2010, and Olive...

Jon Clarke follows in the footsteps of Michelle Obama... and the Moors and the Romans through historic Ronda

Popular 101-kilometre race in Spain’s Ronda cancelled

RONDA’S iconic ultra long race, one of the most important ultra-distance races that takes place in Malaga province, has been cancelled. The backbreaking event that,...

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

Spanish police bust notorious drug trafficker known as the Queen of Ronda

A NOTORIOUS drug trafficker dubbed the Queen of Ronda who ran a network of mules bringing in cocaine from the Caribbean has been busted...

Robin Hood or robbing hoodlum?: Andalucia’s last bandit built up a legendary reputation

Shannon Chaffers follows the trail of Pasos Largos

Two teens and driver dead after car overturns on dangerous curve during police chase near Ronda

A CAR careened off the road and plummeted into a ravine during a police chase outside the Spanish town of Ronda during Tuesday night...

Is Spain really ugly? You decide, after leading writer slams overdevelopment and awful architecture

SPAIN has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than almost any other country in the world. From its white villages to grand cities, the architecture...

Countdown begins for Ronda’s iconic 101 Legion race: Timetable and Interesting facts

AFTER a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ronda will once again be staging its iconic 101K race this weekend, May13 and 15,...

Tragedy as young man killed by train in Spain’s Ronda whilst trying to rescue his dog

A 27-year-old man has tragically died after being run over by a train in the municipality of Ronda whilst trying to rescue his dog. The...

Iconic 101km ultra long race in Spain’s Ronda returns this year with a record number of participants

AFTER a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ronda’s iconic ultra long race returns with a record number of participants. This twenty-third edition, which...

Philippe Starck unveils design for organic olive oil mill outside Ronda in Spain’s Andalucia

AN ecological olive mill that is being designed by French architect Philippe Starck will open in early 2023 outside Ronda. The construction is 50% finished...

New owners for Ascari race track near Ronda in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Ascari race track near Ronda in Andalucia has new owners, CEO Jesus Gijon has revealed. Two so far unnamed companies from Argentina and Switzerland...

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