Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Double crossed

Hundreds of customer lines snatched by Telefonica leaving some paying twice for same internet serviceOlive Press exclusive FURIOUS broadband users have launched a stinging attack...

PP to support Granada cable car

Granada will play home to the world’s longest cable car if the Partido Popular wins next year’s regional elections

Protest against police “racism”

MORE than 1,000 people have marched through the centre of Granada to protest against the city’s “racist” local police force. In a demonstration organised by...

Controversial road gets thumbs up

MADRID has given its backing to a motorway that will cut through one of the region’s areas of outstanding beauty. Almost ten kilometres of the...

Rice banned in Cádiz

COUNCIL officials in Cádiz have banned rice at weddings in the city. Throughout Spain rice is thrown at the bride and groom as the newlyweds...

La Cala cougar moves inland

Were dead goats and a dog mauled by the Mijas Moggie? THE La Cala cougar has moved inland. The black panther, apparently spotted near to a...

Opponents question water plans for “semi-desert” Granada

Junta backs project to drill mineral water from Sierra Nevada DESERTIFICATION, land erosion and the loss of the province’s only wetlands are just three consequences...

Moorish mausoleum uncovered in Berja

Outrage as Junta allows housing development to go ahead despite “important” find A HOUSING development is going ahead despite it being built on the site...

From squatter camp to theme park: is there no middle way for the Sacromonte?

Ten months after eviction of artists’ community, Granada City Hall announces luxury tourist development for “dangerous” caves - Lisa TilleyIN January this year, Granada...

“Carcogenics are pumped into the atmosphere”

AS long ago as 2005 did environmentalists warn of the potential damage wrought by plasticultra. And for almost three years, regional authorities have been aware...

Another nail in cable car coffin

Government believes ecosystem of Sierra Nevada will be “irreversibly transformed” PLANS to build the world’s longest cable car between Granada and the Sierra Nevada National...

Chains of shame

Dog left to die and then summarily burnt next to neighbour’s plot POLICE have been called in after a guard dog was left to die...

Law restricts future golf courses in Andalucía

Draft could end golf-urban development links THE construction of new golf courses in Andalucía will be heavily restricted under regional government draft proposals. Under the new...

Illegal constructions pose threat to human life

URBAN growth has increased the risk of flooding in Andalucía to such an extent that human life is at risk. Those are the findings of...

Controversial road gets thumbs up

MADRID has given its backing to a motorway that will cut through one of the region’s areas of outstanding beauty. Almost ten kilometres of the...

A fairway to treat nature?

Olive Press Exclusive Text and photographs: Jon Clarke AN ecological nightmare, hundreds of ancient oaks apparently stand dead. Pulled up for a huge golf macroproject, they line...

Costa del Con

A MÁLAGA based holiday company has been accused of conning tens of thousands with promises of cut-price holidays in exotic locations.

Dancing bears in Spain cause public outcry

In today’s Europe, Lisa Tilley asks should it be legal to force a wild animal to perform human tricks

Coin toss mayor in corruption probe

The mayor who won election by the toss of a coin is facing calls for his resignation after the state opened a corruption investigation in one of Granada’s smallest villages

Sick safari hunters named

The group all from Madrid - David Jimenez, his wife Basilia Toledano and friend Tomas Jose de la Flor - travelled to Extremadura to shoot two tigers and a lion bought from zoos and circuses

Drought to continue as water year ends

THE region has officially entered its fourth year of drought but water shortages next summer are unlikely. That was the message from the regional government...

Court stops Cádiz golf course extension

A COURT in Cádiz has refused planning permission for an extension to a local golf course. The Partido Popular council of El Puerto had originally...

Brussels investigates “illegal” Spanish tax breaks

SPANISH companies could be forced to hand back billions of euros in tax breaks used to help them take over foreign companies after the...

PSOE slams cemetery plaque honouring murdered priests

Socialists in Almería have demanded the removal of a plaque from a local cemetery that commemorates Catholic victims of the Civil War

Hollywood star’s Marbella home closer to demolition

It appears the Spanish justice system has finally caught up with actor Antonio Banderas

La Cala Cougar

Is a wild cat on the loose in Mijas Costa? FOR decades there have been countless sightings of wildcats inside London’s M25, but on the...
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