Thursday, September 20, 2018

Illegal homes… authorities focus on seven worst offenders

THE Junta is to launch in-depth investigations into illegal building in seven key areas. A team of 36 inspectors will undertake a full inventory of...

The Afro-Bridge comes nearer

Could 'sustainable' 24-lane superhighway now be favoured over a tunnel? A BRIDGE across the Straits of Gibraltar could have just come a step nearer after...

Why paragliding is a truly electrifying sport

A paraglider is said to be to blame for a series of powercuts in a pair of villages in El Gastor and Algodonales in Cadiz.

“Hell on Earth”

Inhumane conditions slammed at Costa Tropical zoo AN Almuñecar zoo is facing renewed calls for its closure after complaints that its animals are enclosed in...

Tyson’s claws his way back

Satanic Siamese who terrorised tourists and dogs gets a reprieveAS comeback’s go this takes the whiskers. Carted away after hospitalising a tourist and terrorising the...

Jail for pit bull owner

His dogs ate a neighbourTHE owner of three pit bulls that killed a man has been jailed for a year. A court heard how...

I’m on the mend!

Olive Press takes brave Sacha for a special day outSTANDING on the pitch with the entire Marbella football team, it is hard to imagine...

Double death mystery

Biggest rescue operation in Ronda historyBody of death-fall woman is found semi-nakedPOLICE are investigating the mysterious deaths of two people in Ronda’s famous Tajo...

The Collar tightens

Environmentalists slam plans to develop ‘Special Protection’ zone above the A7 motorwayTHE Collar of Concrete strangling inland Andalucia is pulling tighter. The once-sacrosanct area...

God in urban row

Family claims mayor 'stole land to build illegal' chapelA VICIOUS row has broken out over the “illegal” construction of a mountain chapel in La...

Promoter offers 2 for 1 home deal

A DESPERATE housing developer is offering a two-for-one offer on its homes. Salsa Inmobiliaria is giving away a one-bedroom apartment on a golf complex to...

Guilty

A British woman accused of allowing 16 horses to starve to death in Cadiz has been found guilty of cruelty in the UK

Developers move in on Civil War mass grave

Building work begins on top of communal tomb of Franco's victimsDESCENDENTS of those killed by supporters of the military uprising that led to civil...

Here lies Lorca?

Farmer claims mass grave skeletons were dug up and thrown away in the 1950sDOUBTS have been cast on the whereabouts of the remains of...

Let the people decide!

Landmark ruling puts controversial urban plans to the voteIN the first referendum of its kind in Spain, the residents of Almuñecar are to be...

Return of the cat

Twelve generous landowners in Andalucía have signed away swathes of their property to make way for two new reserves for the World's most endangered feline.

Lights, camera… fallout

Hollywood bases melodrama around Almeria nuclear accidentA COLD War nuclear incident that almost resulted in Andalucía being wiped off the face of the Earth...

‘Lack of humanity’

Three elderly sisters with a combined age of 283 have been denied home help by the regional government.

Flushed away

Government has two months to give answers on schemes, including Los Merinos and others in Ardales and ColmenarTHE European Commission has launched an investigation...

Britons in Costa gang war

Third shooting in a month due to an unpaid drugs debt as British criminals muscle back into Spanish drugs tradePOLICE believe that a British...

Boy savaged by two Rottweilers

A FIVE year old boy is in intensive care after being mauled by his family’s Rottweilers. Sacha Simonnet, nearly died after the two dogs missed...

Feline frenzy comes to an end

Satanic Siamese - called Tyson - seized after attacking a touristA CAT who frequently attacked local dogs has met his match with a fierce...

Land Bagged

Junta to protect Medina Azahara and other important sites by buying up the area around itTHE Andalucian authorities have come up with a novel...

Wrong type of rain

Reservoir levels have actually dropped, as recent downpours have been too few and heavyWHILE the recent rainfall has been well received across the region...

La Cala cougar captured on camera at last

Could this be the La Cala cougar? Click here to watch the videoA Briton, who has a home in the seaside resort, has taken...

SAVED!

Victory for common sense as a trio of controversial projects are shelved ... while one - the famous Tajo of Ronda – is under...
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