Thursday, July 16, 2020

Budget bullet trains won’t reach Spain’s Andalucia until 2021 – one year after Madrid and Barcelona

he budget AVE that Renfe launches in April 2020 will offer people in Barcelona and Madrid tickets between the two cities for as little at 10 euros

PSOE push for Costa del Sol city to be named Culture Capital of Europe

THE PSOE in Malaga are pushing to have the city considered for the title of Culture Capital of Europe.  The socialists say the city has...

Drunken tourist three times over alcohol limit drives 10km WRONG WAY up dual carriageway in Spain’s Andalucia

“From rates higher than 0.75 milligrams per litre, the risk of having an accident can be multiplied by up to 15”

Flamenco extravaganza set to wow Malaga

The fourth edition of the Biennial flamenco will be inaugurated in the Cervantes Theatre in Malaga on February 17

Boxer Scott Harrison released from Spanish jail

Former WBO title holder is a free man, but could still face prison for alleged brothel attack in 2007

Benaojan cashes in with €10.5 million lottery win

A mega lottery win has given the 1500 residents something to celebrate in Benaojan in the Serrania de Ronda

Man arrested after driving FOUR kilometres on wrong side of road and crashing in Spain’s Andalucia

Breathalyser tests found that the driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Buddah bust-up on Costa del Sol

Expats launch petition over nightclub keeping locals awake till dawn

The Olive Press launches fund for family of expat mother killed in Marbella hit-and-run

Fatima Dorado Para was killed on May 9 when notorious Costa del Sol figure Westley Capper hit her with his Bentley

All go for Gaddafi golf?

Massive property development set for land previously owned by former Libyan leader

ROCA’S OUT: Mastermind behind historic Malaya corruption case in Marbella FREED on early release

Roca and his string of accomplices were accused of accepting bribes in exchange for building licences from a string of real estate promoters

Armed robber at large in Sabinillas after two raids in three days

The BBVA and the petrol station have both been raided over the past three days

English expat arrested over postal cannabis service

A police raid on her home uncovered two cannabis plants and nearly 3,000 grams of hash

Marbella gets a slap on the wrist over Banderas home

Marbella has come under fire from the TSJA for violating a previous ruling regarding the home of Spanish heart-throb Antonio Banderas

Marbella to activate beach capacity control app while drones will keep eye on numbers

The new technological tool will be available for free download

Casares Finca Cortesin named best golf resort in Europe

The Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa, in Casares, was declared Best Golf Resort in Europe by users of leadingcourses.com, which boasts the readership of 92% of European golfers

Cycling with the pros in Andalucia

Ashley and Claire Higgins’ business caters for all ranges of biking ability from their base in the picturesque village of Montecorto

Gaucin property owner and ex-Tory minister Cecil Parkinson dies at 84

FORMER Tory minister Cecil Parkinson has died. The former Conservative cabinet minister, who was a close friend and ally of Margaret Thatcher, was suffering from...

British expat war veteran shocked after pleas for ambulance allegedly denied THREE times on Spain’s Costa del Sol

“I’ve had medical treated in several countries, but there’s only Libya and Afghanistan that are worse than here”

Two die in plane crash near Ronda

The search for the missing aircraft began on Thursday but the burnt out wreckage was found on Friday evening

Torre earner

British writer makes small fortune listing Torremolinos as one of world’s most authentic places

Anti-drug swoops leads to police purge

Several high-ranking Guardia Civil officers have been arrested under a drug trafficking investigation on the Costa del Sol

House of the late Prince struggling to sell nine months on

THE sprawling Marbella mansion once owned by the late music legend Prince is seemingly impossible to sell. The enormous 13-bedroom palace in Paraiso Alto -...

A new ruse over homes

After the controversial Barranco Blanco housing scheme is shelved, now Alhaurin mayor looks for new ways to concrete over his countryside

Malaga’s Miguel Jimenez makes golf history

Miguel Angel Jimenez has become the first golfer aged over 50 to win an open on the European tour

Malaga airport most popular with shoppers

PASSENGERS spend more on duty free at Malaga Airport than any other in Spain. Around 16.6 million people passed through the airport last year,...
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