Monday, July 13, 2020

Almeria gets green light for 4* Hotel on protected land in another blow to Andalucia’s coastline

The new 4* hotel will be built on an area near the Bahia de Los Genoveses known as 'Cortijo Las Chiqueras'

Theresa May to end EU citizens’ rights to live in UK with ‘cut-off’ date expected within two weeks

It is not clear if the Government’s plan would be a breach of EU treaties

Green group urges investigation into potential unlawful water extraction in superintensive olive grove in Almeria

Ecologistas en Accion has urged the Spanish Prosecution Service to investigate the unnamed business, which is currently carrying out suspicious activity in a super intensive olive grove in Sorbas, Almeria

Court forces work to stop on Armilla shopping centre

Judges in Granada have ordered construction work on the Parque Nevada shopping centre in Armilla to be stopped after a request by building officials from the regional government.

Junta faces criminal charges over falsifying documents

The Junta is facing criminal charges for falsifying documents over the controversial Algarrobico hotel affair

Junta urged to speed up demolition process of Algarrobico hotel in Almeria

Podemos Andalucia is leading the criticism, claiming that the Junta and central government are playing a ‘tactical game of table tennis’ to delay demolition

Investigation reveals 12,697 illegal homes in the Almanzora Valley

And 920 - many owned by expats - are to be demolished

Isis and al-Qaeda funded by 250 Spanish businesses

Jihadist groups funded by telephone shops, butchers and grocery stores in Spain

British expat urges Spanish police to speak more English

His appeal comes after he was randomly asked to act as an interpreter in crime cases TWICE in two days

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the stunning beachside home in Spain’s Mallorca used for hit Netflix series White Lines

Hedonism, drugs and corruption - but the smash hit Ibiza series White Lines is actually mostly filmed in Mallorca, the Olive Press can reveal

Natural park under threat from town council

Cabo de Gata set to reduce in size after Carboneras motion

Guardia Civil arrests nine members of neo-Nazi group in Spain’s Andalucia

NINE members of a neo-Nazi group in Andalucia have been arrested by the Guardia Civil.

The Prodigy to headline Andalucia music festival

Spain's favourite UK dance act is back for another crazy show

It could be tu!

Do you know Briton living in Andalucia, Spain, said to have scooped 60 million euros?

No victors in the Algarrobico ruling in Almeria

There are no victors in Almeria’s infamous battle of the Algarrobico … except, perhaps, the local rabbits, writes Lenox Napier, who lives in nearby Mojacar and controversially believes it should be allowed to stay

Crash horror pair snared

50 policemen solve the case of men who deliberately caused 27 accidents for kicks

Law amendment to regulate Spanish 25,000 properties put on fast-track by Junta de Andalucia

Junta to legalize 25,000 irregular homes, just in time for the elections

New art exhibit unveiled in Almeria

It showcases works from eight international artists

Illegal homes protest

Hundreds of British demonstrators demand an end to sleight of hand, trickery and fraud

Two Old Fools go house-hunting

IN 2004 British expat Victoria Twead convinced her ‘long-suffering husband’, Joe to relocate from England to a tiny mountain village in Almeria. She then went on to write Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools, the first in a trilogy of books based on her experience which has now spent four months on the UK Amazon Top 100 bestsellers list. Here the Olive Press begins a series of extracts from the popular book …

WARNING: Toxic caterpillars which can harm children and kill pets sweeping across Spain

Pets showing such symptoms should be taken to the vet immediately

One dead in Almeria explosion

Fire-fighters are still tackling the blaze which was started following an explosion at 9.30am

El Algarrobico demolition cost estimated at 300 million

Central government to demolish and Andalucia to clear up the mess

Almeria aquarium saved from switch off crisis

An unpaid electricity bill which could have signalled the death of thousands of fish has now been paid

Michael Fassbender film Admiral’s Creed filmed in Almeria and out soon

The film about the Spanish Inquisition stars Hollywood greats
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