Thursday, 18 January, 2018

Andalucia

Toss of a 20-centimo coin decides who becomes mayor of small Alpujarra town

THE remains of almost 600 people murdered and dumped in mass graves by Nationalists during the Civil War have been exhumed in Málaga. Investigators from...

PROTESTORS have marched against the continuing “illegal” quarrying in Alhaurín de la Torre, Málaga. Green group Ecologistas en Accion and residents’ association Platform in Defence...

THE Costa Tropical has been left with only three blue flag beaches after the European Union (EU) stripped beaches at Salobreña and Motril of...

EU withdraws Blue Flag award from two Costa Tropical beaches JUST days after the European Union stripped two Granada beaches of their Blue Flag status,...

Buyers sue Palmera Properties after their dream move turned to a shattered dream DOZENS of angry residents have signed up for a joint action against...

AN Orgiva couple have become the first victims of a nationwide police operation against satellite television piracy. The un-named married couple were detained during a...

"Savage" former WBO champ Scott Harrison arrested for a second time in Alhaurin after fight BOXER Scott Harrison and two friends have been arrested after...

NOBODY was in doubt of the popularity of Mayor Carlos Fabra. After 16 years in power, he united 70 per cent of the vote...

“Innocent” Rubio claims socialists want to “crucify” him FORMER Lanjarón mayor José Rubio and three other Partido Popular councillors are being investigated for alleged census...

A COUNCIL worker has been sacked for refusing to vote for the Partido Popular in the coming Spanish local elections. Carlos Jiménez, who worked for...

Part of pan-European footpath blocked in Spain by developers IT is the jewel in the crown of Spain’s network of footpaths. Crossing most of Andalusia,...

Mayor stops Spanish RSPB after hard-hitting report A WILDLIFE group has been banned from Ronda’s May feria after issuing a hard-hitting report on the destructive...

CELEBRATED writer Chris Stewart has slammed the corrupt political system that is concreting over the natural environment of Spain at “an alarming pace.” Talking exclusively...

Thehead of the Partido Popular in Vícar (Almería) has resigned after being caught red-handed with more than 1,000 kilograms of a banned pesticide.

Pedro Román is wanted in connection with town planning corruption in the Costa del Sol resort POLICE have detained the former right hand man of...

Sick of the cancerous spread of “costification” in Antequera, a new people’s party will restrict luxury developments in favour of buses and health centres A...

Thirty five councils in Granada under suspicion of census fraud ACCUSATION and counter-accusation have been flying between two of the province’s main political parties after...

Family of protestor thank those who showed support A WOMAN who started a hunger strike in Spain after a local mayor refused her family permission...

Granada’s International Poetry festival revs into its fourth year with novel ways of promoting the event VERSE will be reeled on wheels over the coming...

THE Junta de Andalucía has announced plans to invest in the Granada Poniente. Teresa Jiménez, a provincial delegate from the regional government told an audience...

Granada braces itself for May madness as thousands expected at mass open-air drinking session IN the run up to the Día de la Cruz, drinkers...

ALMUNECAR mayor Juan Carlos Benavides is at the centre of an election controversy after allegations the council leader has been involved in two separate...

In the face of rising air contamination in the Andalucia city of Cordoba, 80,000 troops have been enlisted to collect atmospheric data

URBAN development in Spain is once again in the legal spotlight after further developments in the two high-profile building scandals to hit the Granada...

Protestor claims mayor will not sign works licence A SPANISH woman has started a hunger strike at a local mayor’s refusal to allow her family...

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