Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The history of Los Merinos, as told in a dozen plus stories since November 2006

IT has been a long and drawn out saga, which goes back to the re-zoning of the area of Los Merinos in 1992.While the...

Controversy as projected windmill project comes a step nearer

PROPOSALS for Spain’s first offshore wind farm have blown one step nearer.A trio of industry giants - Acciona, Iberdrola and Capital Energy - have...

The Petrol Thieves

Well spoken English couple could be conning expats out of thousands of euros by asking to borrow money to fill their carBRITISH expatriates are...

Spain is foodie heaven…official

THEY might have a reputation abroad for providing cold soup and platos combinados, but the Spanish have just been voted the world’s best cooks.Incredibly...

La Cala cougar develops a taste for pata negra

THE La Cala cougar is clearly not scared of travelling for a meal.The celebrated wild cat that was first spotted in La Cala a...

Thorny Issue for the Roses of Grazalema

A mass civil war grave in the national park is expected to contain the remains of over a dozen women killed by fascist troopsMORE...

Free for nine days, Roca returns to jail

Bail of three million euros as former town planning chief is charged with embezzlementJUAN ANTONIO ROCA, the alleged mastermind behind the ring of corruption...

We’re not buried yet

Villagers to seize town hall for ‘funeral’ protest as promoters both in Spain and the UK begin drive to sell plots on golf course...

The rock goes green

By Laura BalfourAN Olive Press campaign to bin plastic bags has been backed by a new environmental group in Gibraltar.No to Plastic Bags (No2PB)...

Offski?

Have Russians fallen at the final hurdles of Mijas race course?THE saga of the Mijas racetrack might now be finally put to rest.The town...

Beach bar ban for El Palmar

Long evenings spent lounging on the beach, mojito in hand, while watching the sun go down could be a thing of the past after one local council on the Costa de la Luz banned all chiringuitos this summer

Justice fails again

Miscarriage of justice as innocent man has spent ten years in prison for a series of vicious rapes he did not commitBy LAURA BALFOURIN...

Roca freed

Release angers Marbella as friends and family raise one million euro bailIT took 18 days, but friends and family of the alleged mastermind behind...

Four lynx “starve to death” in National Park

EU ignored advice before three cubs and one adult die in Doñana National Park

Government reiterates coast battle

Cádiz coast first to benefit from construction crackdown

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
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