Monday, March 25, 2019

Suicide drama at “illegal” housing complex

Olive Press averts tragedy as man threatens to take his lifeFOR John Wilson it was supposed to represent an investment. Seven off-plan apartments in...

Judge bails Malaya mastermind for one million euros

Police warn Roca will fleeTHE judge investigating the web of corruption at the town hall of Marbella has granted bail to the man considered...

Is there soon to be no missing lynx?

Something in the air as two of the world's most endangered feline give birth while third is expecting

Jaen boy does good

Ayub Khan Din has just won the most prestigious British theatre award for his comedy Rafta Rafta

Britons targetted in armed raid

A BRITISH family have been attacked during an armed raid on their exclusive home.The family were tied up and held at gunpoint during the...

Illegal builder goes to jail

A MAN who built an illegal house in Velez Malaga has been sent to prison.The builder, who constructed the home in Almayate, has been...

Five nations without a game

Despite local villagers taking to notion of organised violence with glee, new Cortes rugby team needs some oppositionIT started as a drunken bet four...

New Audi and 50,000 house bought in cash as Alhaurin mayor’s lifestyle analysed

THE mayor of Alhaurin el Grande spent over 80,000 in cash on property and a top of the range Audi in 2005, investigators have...

Axarquia mayors in urban crackdown

THE councils of two towns in the Axarquia mountain range are at the centre of state prosecutions into planning offences.Juan Millán, the PSOE mayor...

Gaucin is cracking up

New development to blame as earth opens up to swallow the mountain townA HUGE series of cracks is threatening to sink Gaucin into the...

Illegal hotel negotiations break down

Government fails to agree multi-million-euro compensation package with developers Azata del Sol

Superbug rescues plastic crops

Scientists create predator to destroy plagues as winds destroy greenhousesSCIENTISTS in Almería have created an environmentally-friendly superbug to protect salad crops grown under plastic.In...

Doñana migratory cycles affected by climate change

Higher temperatures, a gradual increase in both sea levels and salinity and a drying out of the park's famous marshes are some of the effects of climate change on one of Spain's largest nature reserve

Russia link to Málaga police corruption

TWO high-ranking members of the Costa del Sol's crack anti-corruption police force have been arrested for alleged fraud and embezzlement.Inspectors Alfredo Marijuan and...

Murder hunt as autopsy shows Mariluz did not drown

Police believe five-year-old was asphyxiated before being thrown into riverAN autopsy on the body of Mariluz Cortes shows the five-year-old died only hours after...

Son of Algarrobico in legal probe

A Mojacar hotel slammed as being “worse than Algarrobico” is under investigation by an Almería court

Xerez meets its match as Malaya moves in

Secret deal comes to light that saw Roca buy into clubTHE judge investigating the alleged web of corruption at Marbella town hall has turned...

“Cemetery of trees” prompts Greenpeace action

Environmentalists launch unsustainable development campaign in RondaTHE President of Greenpeace España has praised campaigners opposed to controversial Los Merinos golf and insisted: “You...

Emblematic fish – and dish – of Málaga under threat

Has climate change depleted stocks of boquerones?A PLATE of deep-fried fish at your favourite beachside restaurant could soon be a thing of the...

Has the pantomime come to an end?

Madrid overrules plans to save controversial Cabo de Gata hotelBY MARK ROULSTONTHE demolish it-save it soap opera surrounding Almeria's controversial Algarrobico hotel continues apace.A...

Ex-Betis chief in fraud investigation

Owners homeless after discovering beach-front apartments are – in fact – rental apartmentsJUDGES in Almería have opened a fraud investigation into the former president...

New golf decree passed

GOLF courses can no longer be used as a Trojan horse to build thousands of new homes.And under new regulations passed this week, only...

An ideal visit for royal Granada

STOP THE PRESS: During his visit to Granada on February 12, King Juan Carlos I dropped by the offices of newspaper Ideal and milk...

Strength In Numbers

Hundreds of expat homes at risk in the Axarquia, while Periana mayor wants to build yet another development on rural landBy ANDREW LOWREYNERVOUS British...

Sinking ship feeds flames in new Gib row

Fears of “catastrophe” as New Flame sinks killing thousands of jellyfishA DIPLOMATIC row has flared up after a ship caused a huge oil slick...

Russia link to murdered Irishman

IRISH gangsters shot in an Estepona ambush earlier this month were killed by Russian mafia hitmen.Detectives from Dublin believe Paddy Doyle crossed a Russian...
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