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Andalucía to London in ten hours – by train

Taking a fast train from the Costa del Sol to London will cut out the ‘airport hassle factor’, not to mention 90 per cent of your CO2 emissions, writes Sara Wallace

Costa del Dole

Expatriates in Spain panned for scrounging UK sick benefits

Man arrested in Spain after death of British mother

Man held on the Costa del Sol following police appeal for murdered UK mum

‘La Clegg’ breezes into windy Spain role

Spanish wife of UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg has swept up a new job

‘My son did not deserve to die for defending a girl’

EXCLUSIVE WORDS AND PICS by Jon Clarke in Riviera del Sol: Mother and girlfriend of Briton shot dead outside Costa del Sol bar reveal their turmoil

Beer-guzzling Brits drink Spain dry

Over a third of all beer produced by Spain drunk by holidaymakers

‘Godfather’ arrested in huge Spain raid

Record police operation sees more than 30 criminals arrested across Europe

Dumb and dumber

No less than 12 per cent of British holidaymakers still think Spain has the peseta

Make or… break

Thinking about heading back to the UK for the sake of family, job prospects or good old home comforts? In the first of a two-part serialisation of Paul Allen’s book Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Tessa Norman weighs up the pros and cons of this big decision

Spain (almost) tops happiness charts

Study reveals that Spain is the second happiest country in Europe, behind Romania

Keeping the faith in Andalucia

Dance group Faithless set to convert the Marbella masses this summer

‘El Clegg’ has nicked it

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg - backed by Olive Press - at forefront of historic UK coalition government

Suspected British sex offender caught in Spain

One of Crimestoppers' 'Most Wanted' nabbed in Barcelona one month after Olive Press sex offenders appeal

We hope Clegg nicks it

With the General Election less than two days away, the Olive Press puts its cards on the table and reveals who its backs for the UK's top job

El Clegg for Number 10!

With his strong Spanish links and radical green policies, there is only one man fit to nick the UK election

Girls raped on boozy breaks in Spain

Two British girls attacked while on holiday after drunken nights out

Billion euro fiesta heading to Britain

Despite Spain’s current economic troubles, its high street stores are taking the UK fashion scene by storm. Sam Dale jumps onto the catwalk and shimmies through the latest phenomenon

Caution when buying in Spain

British politicians slam Spanish property abuses

Successful failure for Spain tourist scheme

Duff tourist scheme set to be expanded across Spain

Freak Spanish rainfall now costs UK groceries

Record rainfall has not only proved costly for Andalucia

Burst boiler room

Seven charged over alleged boiler room scam in Spain

Spain authorities seize British baby

Social services swoop on child after couple flee UK

Putting siesta culture to bed

UK high street coming under attack from Spanish brands... with one even selling English tea!

Highflyers

Storm erupts over the pay of Spain’s air traffic controllers

Expat exodus

Hard-hitting survey confirms exit fears

Does it costa bit more in Spain?

For most people, living in Spain certainly trumps life back in the UK, but is it still as cheap as we once thought it was? Andrew Pearce and Asha Stuttard whipped out their calculators, pencils and notepads to shed further light on the price-playing field.

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