Thursday, April 25, 2019

Judge in double trouble

Did he plan to extort 8 million euros from a Marbella businessman?A JUDGE suspended for alleged corruption is being investigated in another money laundering...

Tragedy as toddler drowns in 2ft of water

A BRITISH toddler has drowned near her parent's remote farmhouse home.Molly May Counsell, 18 months, was found at the bottom of a neighbour's swimming...

Trapped! British couple scared to leave house in case bulldozers move in

Expats face heartache as Junta orders home demolition and imposes 80,000 euro fineOlive Press Exclusive - Mark Roulston in Lanjarón A RETIRED British couple in...

Snatch terror of British mother

ExclusiveA BRITISH mother has told the Olive Press how her son foiled the abduction of a toddler on the Costa del Sol.The mother-of-two revealed...

Council confirms Durcal bottling plant has no licence

Opponents ask Madrid to interveneA LECRIN valley-based mineral water company is operating without the correct documentation.The town hall of Durcal confirmed that Aguas...

Ambush! Gangland boss slain in Estepona

A FUED between drug-traffickers has led to the shooting of two Irish gangsters.Suspected murderer, Paddy Doyle, 27, died from multiple gunshot wounds when his...

Will new airport force Granada departures?

British consulate asks ex-pats to lobby budget airline MonarchFEARS have broken out over a mass exodus of airlines from Granada-Jaen Airport.While the Junta de...

Banderas’s wing… on a prayer

Andrew Lowrey in Marbella ZORRO star Antonio Banderas will need all his swashbuckling skills to get himself out of this one.The actor and his wife...

Search is on for Montefrio lottery winner

Did winner escape to Barcelona after 76m euro win?A LUCKY Montefrio resident is 76 million euros the richer after a record lottery win.With the...

Ikea to open in Granada

Homes in Granada, Spain look set for a furniture revolution after plans were passed for an Ikea store

Dead baby found in rubbish

Street cleaners in Santa Fe, Granada, have found the remains of a new born baby in a waste disposal unit

Ferry across the Med for Motril

A CROSS-Mediterranean ferry link between Motril and the North Africa enclave of Melilla has been announced.Officials from Balearia were in the Costa Tropical town...

Rabbits leap to lynx rescue

Five thousand rabbits per year are to be released in one of the few remaining habitats of the endangered Iberian lynx.

Mayor in political bribe probe

"Great abuse of democracy" as mayor faces jail termTHE mayor who dismissed a council employee for not voting for his political party faces more...

Granada unites for DO fight

Bodegas join forces to better ‘vino de la tierra’ category with prized Denominacion de Origen

Sick safari hunters jailed for shooting tigers and lions

Defence claimed tiger was not an endangered species in Spain

UK couple have home demolished in Almeria

Len and Helen Prior stand on the site of their former dream home putting a brave face on the wreckage that regional politics and municipal corruption have made of their retirement.

Alhaurín says pass to 35million bypass

A NEW four-lane bypass around Alhaurín would spell environmental disaster for the town.Pressure groups have united with the town hall and the three main...

New group opposes Ronda Marbella motorway

THE IU party has joined environmental groups in slamming proposals to link Ronda to Marbella with a toll motorway.The group insists that the 350...

Search continues for missing Mari Luz

McCanns offer support as abduction fears riseKATE MCCANN has offered her support to the parents of a five-year-old girl who has vanished in Huelva.The...

British buyers take housing developer to court

Grupo Mirador and agency Palmera Properties both charged with fraudA MÁLAGA court has charged one of the biggest construction companies in Andalucía with fraud.The...

Water pact lets ex-Junta chief off the hook

Lanjarón water extraction dropped – as are charges against Sánchez A WATER extraction plan that critics claimed would “threaten” the ecosystem of the Sierra...

Maddie hunt moves to Sevilla

Private detectives are trying to trace a British DJ who fled from Praia da Luz after being accused of grooming an under-age girl for sex.

New year resolution? Going, going, gone

The first demolitions begin... “the first of many”, says prosecutorTHE wrecking balls have swung in.The first of a series of planned demolitions finally...

No viva!

EXCLUSIVE  ANOTHER of Spain's biggest estate agents is fighting for its life.Viva Estates has shut 95 per cent of its offices in a bid to...

Judge paid by Roca

A JUDGE in Marbella took money in connection to urban development, it has been claimed.The Andalucian high court has said there is “absolutely no...
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