Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The search for Lorca’s Grave

WHEN the Spanish Civil War broke out in 1936, Gerald Brenan was living with his wife Gamel Woolsey in Churriana, a village west of...

Path protesters face 30,000 euro fines

Guardia Civil accused of bias after fining 40 protesters – some of whom did not attend last year’s demo against the closure of the international GR-7 Spain to Greece footpath

Junta faces private lawsuit from residents’ group

Reservoir will destroy local agriculture, farmers claim

Broken ear-rings lead to fatal stabbing

A VICIOUS three-year-dispute over faulty jewellery ended in tragedy after a man was killed in front of his wife and one-year-old son. Angel Luis...

Greens to take Junta to court over Contraviesa reservoir plans

“Hidden interests” lie behind the planned second reservoir on the Contraviesa mountain range, one regional political party claims.

Junta announces cull of 1,767 natural park deer

Regional government officials have announced a deer cull that will lead to the animals’ extinction in the Sierra de Baza.

Construction threatens ancient Roman ruins

PLANS to build 170 houses and a hotel close to the ruins of a second century Roman settlement have been slammed by environmental groups.

Sun, Sea and Sabrina at El Chambao de Joaquín

SOMETIMES dining out can be all about timing. Choose a restaurant where the regular chef has just quit - and they are placing ads...

The Plastic Greenhouse Effect

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

Plenty more fish in the sea..?

We need omega-3 oils for our brains to function properly. But where will they come from?

Ex Marbella Police Chief held in car auction scam

Third arrest this year for del Pozo as Mercedes car raises suspicion

Construction may force Salar population to expand 600 per cent

Commission group owns development land, IU claims

Couple sell home but forget bag of stolen guns

Buyers discover sawn off shotgun and two pistols in garage

Alhendín mayor in corruption claims

Mayor made “2,000 per cent profit” after land sale

King guilty but questions remain

Briton committed murder but what about Dolores Vazquez? And where is Robert Graham?

Benalmádena grants Medals of Honour to Malaya builders

Mayor defends controversial move: “We are all guilty of something.”

Prison for mother who tried to sell son

A MOTHER who tried to sell her unborn baby to a married couple with fertility problems has been jailed for two years. Homeless Mercedes...

City hall closes noisy supermarket

Angry neighbours complained for 15 years about “torturous” noise levels A GRANADA supermarket has been forced to close after exceeding noise limits by more than...

Court hears Durcal “happy slapping” claims

Four teenager girls allegedly filmed the assault in the Lecrin Valley town of Durcal

Trouble at the Alhambra

Alhambra management are “bullies,” tourists are viewing porn and the staff are revolting

Investigation confirms Alhambra ticket scam

A COURT in Granada has heard how up to 800 people illegally passed through the entrance to the Alhambra every 30 minutes. A year-long judicial...

Almuñécar bridge disaster – one year on and lessons still not learned

Two deaths on November 9 and the concluding investigation into the six Almuñécar deaths last year underline worrying trends in the safety of construction in Granada

Police arrest 11 in connection with Marbella corruption

Eleven arrested in connection with town planning corruption in Marbella

Ramblers fight back

Ronda ramblers association suing the town hall over series of blocked footpaths

‘Discussion’ in bar ends in shoot out

ONE man was shot in the leg last Wednesday and another detained by police after a late night "discussion" in a bar in Ambroz...

Three ski workers injured in Sierra Nevada resort

IN the run-up to the ski season, the slopes of the Sierra Nevada are alive with activity. Centursa, the management company of the ski station...
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