Tuesday, 17 October, 2017

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Russian malware hits over 1000 energy plants worldwide

Qatari Emir to build largest mosque outside Mecca, Medina

Pedro Romero Candau amassed vast quantities of business and personal debts - including  €5.5 million on behalf of the University of Sevilla

Tearful Euro Weekly News owners tell court how journalist undertook hate campaign over claims they stole his newspaper

Publishers suing journalist Lenox Napier who claims they stole his paper off him

Police launch investigation after publisher closes leaving thousands of parents out of pocket and children out of luck. EXCLUSIVE By Anatoly Kurmanaev

Could malfunction of new Ronda sewage works be behind leak that has snuffed out all life in the Guadiaro in Jimera?

The wild mountain goats frequently found in herds across the mountain ranges of Andalucia are Spanish Ibex

As Greenpeace claims work on the Algarrobico Hotel continues, the Olive Press charts the controversial history of the edifice that has become a symbol of rampant coastal destruction

Bob Maddox asks if the environmental cost of producing cheap, year round vegetables for the northern European market is really worth it.

by Jason Heppenstall “So what is this ‘Ulhumbra’ place that you talk about?” asked my mother in law on one of her visits. I explain that the Alhambra is a magnificent palace-fortress complex, symbol of a bygone...

FOURTEEN schoolchildren had to receive medical treatment after suffering the effects of possible gas poisoning while travelling on a school bus. The children, all aged between 14 and 16, were travelling to the Instituto de...

by Rosina Sinclair  {mosimage} We sat in stunned silence as the credits rolled by in the darkened cinema. Nobody seemed to want to move, to break the bond between us and what we had just seen. When I did...

THREE years ago the Alqueria de Los Lentos was one of the first restaurants I visited in the Lecrin Valley. The food that day was OK but nothing special. It was typical of so much of...

THE government has announced plans to levy charges on homes that use an excessive amount of water. The move comes as Spain attempts to curb water shortages following two years of drought. Levels in reservoirs...

by Mark Roulston ÚBEDA lies 50 kilometres or so to the east of the capital of its province Jaén. Standing on an escarpment, it is surrounded by gently rolling hills dotted by neat rows of olive trees. This...

By Mary Roulston THERE are three things that particularly stand out in my memory from my first trip to the Alhambra Palace in Granada on a crisp, clear February day. The first was the outstanding backdrop of...

AUTUMN, strangely, is my favourite time to be in the garden and of course a very important time. The plants that you sowed in the spring, nurtured and grew on through the summer months can now...

by Vernon Grant FOR my sins I have been, for 26 years, a television producer.  I confess that I have invaded the privacy of both the "man in the street" and the famous. Some people welcome you into...

Some can say little more than 'favor', but British families are now settling in Spain's villages in record numbers, reports Jason Burke

THE European Commission has ruled that Spain has two months to {mosimage}change controversial land laws that have wrecked the holiday home dreams of many northern Europeans. The so-called "land-grab" rules have left foreign home owners in Valencia region facing huge unexpected bills and the...

POLICE investigating town planning corruption in Marbella have uncovered an alleged local police scam that involves changing the paperwork of stolen top of the range cars and then selling them at auction. Officers from the Anti-Drugs and Organized Crime (ADOC) unit of the National...

A SCHOOLYARD fight led to tragedy when a boy died after receiving a blow to the head. Jordi R, 17, fell and hit his head against a wall at the Santa Coloma de Farners agricultural school in Gerona on October 5. Eye...

Slipping Towards Winter by Paul Downing WE are now at the time of year when the summer constellations and the summer Milky Way, which we learned about last time, start to slide into the western horizon. ...

by Nick Auvache  It is often said that there are two certainties in life - birth and death. We are not given much of an opportunity to plan the first of those events but we have all...

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