Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Linekers Bar in arson attack

Linekers Bar in Fuengirola has become the target of a suspected arson attack

Village of the dead

Still no sewage works, but mayor of smallest district in Malaga wants to build thousands of houses and a golf course .... over the cemetery

Emails condemn ‘dodgy’ law firm

A SERIES of damning emails from a legal firm to its clients prove that its lawyers knew their house was illegal from the beginning

More legal vultures in for a killing

ANOTHER ‘tool shed’ owner has come forward to slam lawyers who left him with an illegal house and a 15,000 euro fine

My mobile home misery

A British woman who was told by lawyers that she could erect a mobile home on her land has been forced to move back to England

500 and out

Traders and hoteliers are up in arms after Andalucia’s oldest agricultural fair has been cancelled

Lamborghini death plunge

A British businessman has been killed after his Lamborghini plunged off a cliff in Marbella

No help for Amy

The mother of missing Irish teenager Amy Fitzpatrick has criticised the Mijas mayor after he refused to help publicise her disappearance

Death threats over pet dog

English businessman claims to have been threatened by his ex-partner over the ownership of a pedigree Shih-tzu called Chico

Bounder returns

James Hewitt is set to open a top class restaurant and club in Marbella, catering for an international crowd

The costas he was not

At a memorial service to his life, dozens of environmentalists paid tribute – and even donated a poem to the man known as ‘Mister Boyd’

Police are helpless as mentally ill girl robs homes

Homeowners in the Guadalhorce valley are being terrorised by a mentally ill girl breaking into their properties

Job Done

Footpath reopened after fight from plucky pensioner and an Olive Press campaign

Mayor sued for protecting his town’s water supply from golf developers

Coin mayor Gabriel Clavijo is being taken to court for canceling a huge golf macroproject that could have damaged his town’s main aquifer.

Matador Row

A row has broken out after Spain's most popular bullfighter won an award from the Culture Ministry.

Dolores Vázquez in the clear

A woman sent to prison for the murder of a teenager has been completely absolved of the crime.

An ill wind

Residents slam secretive campaign that will see 75 ‘ineffective’ wind turbines destroy tourist industry and endanger rare birds around Antequera.

Grand Cru Andaluz

Wine extravaganza will be an assault on the taste buds (as well as the wallet)

Romantic writer dies after stressful battle with developers

'Gentleman scholar' Alastair Boyd became the victim of a "mafia-style" campaign by golf developers after opposing the controversial Los Merinos scheme

Wrecking ball hits Marbella

The first of a number of scheduled demolitions has begun with the knocking down of two illegal buildings in the town.

Cash is King (size)

160,000 euros found under bed of mayor arrested for thousands of illegal licences

Bank bomb in Gaucin

Gas bomb blew up in the middle of the night smashing windows and causing the collapse of part of Unicaja bank’s ceiling.

Drunk, without lights, and driving wrong way down motorway

A 54-year-old man has been arrested for driving the wrong way around the Málaga Ring Road with no lights and almost four times over the drink-drive limit.

Briton in Prison threat for leaving baby in car

Malaga prosecutor have charged the man with abandoning his 14 month old son after he left him to await the arrival of a friend at Malaga's Terminal 2

One man and his pig

So concerned were Sid and Pauline Olivera about the welfare of their snuffling neighbour, they have adopted him

Ronda toll road scheme could be put on hold

A controversial motorway linking Ronda with the Costa del Sol has been held up amid claims that the project has been scrapped.
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