Monday, April 19, 2021


Man living in Spain’s Andalucia for 15 years denied citizenship for ‘inability to read and write Spanish’ and ‘not...

“Not only has he difficulty expressing himself in the official language of the State but he does not know how to read or write in it”

Couple sell home but forget bag of stolen guns

Buyers discover sawn off shotgun and two pistols in garage

Noise does pay

Family win 45,000 euros after having to put up with noisy pub for 15 years

Equo Malaga calls on Unicaja to buy Casa Rua and save Ronda’s gorge

It comes days after hundreds gathered to protest a scheme which will see 22 houses and a luxury hotel built on the stunning landscape opposite Ronda's famous gorge

Environmentalists take action against San Roque pollution

Ecologists believe the Cepsa refinery is ‘emitting dangerous chemicals at night’

Mother arrested while transporting dead body of her son, 7, in Spain’s Andalucia

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of killing her seven-year-old son in Andalucia.  The 38-year-old was cuffed after Guardia Civil agents pulled her over...

BREAKING: Spanish cops storm Marbella in property raids against family of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad

The total market value of all the family's properties in Spain is reported to be a whopping €691 million

Where to eat in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro is slowly rivalling Marbella for good places to eat, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke

Weather warnings in place across Andalucia

Heavy rain is affecting Malaga and Cadiz provinces, just weeks after heavy flooding in the region

Gas men overcharge expats

British couple left feeling ripped-off by €242 ‘legitimate’ bill

PICTURED: The British teen exchange student who fell seven floors to his death in Spain’s Andalucia

His tragic death came just two days into a week-long trip with other students and is still being investigated

‘I was a little stupid’ admits Dutch woman lost in Spanish mountains for 18 days

Mary Anne Goossens, who spent 18 days lost on hillside near Nerja, survived by thinking of her favourite dishes and family

Multi-million euro Campo de Gibraltar tram line to connect La Linea and Algeciras

Planned service to also link San Roque and Los Barrios

Stray cats in Estepona to face extermination

It comes despite repeated attempts from the Cats and Friends Association (AGYA) to collaborate with the town hall to manage a series of growing cat colonies

Unattended suitcase causes bomb scare in Nerja

Hundreds evacuated while "suspicious package" was investigated at the Balcon de Europa

Spanish police break ‘voodoo’ prostitution ring

Six Nigerian nationals arrested following police investigation into gang allegedly using torture and voodoo threats to control victims

18 arrested in Malaga and Granada after cops raid illegal tobacco factory producing TWO MILLION cigs per day

COPS in Granada have raided an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing two million cigarettes per day.  Some 18 suspects have been cuffed in raids...

200 families to be evicted from homes to make way for turtle dwelling in Almeria

2,200 people have signed the petition

Andalucia Health Service to receive its largest cash injection in history in budget breakdown

Almost a third of the entire budget will go towards health, with €9 billion alone going towards the maintaining of the Andalucian Health Service, the biggest allocation in its history.  

European Commission initiates ‘preliminary investigation’ into living conditions of migrant workers in Almeria and Huelva

THE European Parliament and the European Commission are going to investigate the living conditions of seasonal workers in Almeria and Huelva after fires destroyed...

Cleaning up

Fines have been introduced for people who litter the streets of Velez Malaga. It comes after 170 residents received warnings last month including a...

Wedding planner accused of fleeing Spain with couple’s money

Bride and groom left to fork out for their wedding twice after the owner of wedding planning firm allegedly failed to pay suppliers

British homeless couple find new Costa del Sol home thanks to Olive Press campaign

Paul and Leslie Dunt from East London are now living in a finca in Cerralba, Malaga, after one month of living between a shed and a car with their 17 rescue dogs

La Almoraima victory in sight

Opponents of the controversial scheme to sell the estate to developers were hopeful of victory this week

Car tax trouble

EXCLUSIVE by Wendy Williams: Expat landed with 300 euro tax bill for car she sold three years ago

Binmen strike in Jerez

A thousand tonnes of rubbish has collected in Jerez following strikes from binmen