Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Illegal Spanish home: British couple jailed and ordered to demolish it

Expat couple found guilty of building on non-buildable land have been given an eight month prison sentence and ordered to demolish their home

Dolores Vázquez in new battle for compensation

The woman wrongly convicted of the murder of Rocío Wanninkof has brought a case against the state for refusing to pay her compensation

Protests over Los Merinos Golf project

Monthly demonstrations to demand the opening of closed public footpaths are planned

Blue skies for Blue Monday

It is officially the most depressing day of the year

Prehistoric ‘Sistine Chapel’ to remain closed

The Altamira cave was due to re-open this month after an eight-year break

Cadiz Karate Kids

Over 200 martial arts students took part in a giant karate dance in Cadiz province

Medina Sidonia – A bridge to the past

Medina Sidonia – like its nearby neighbours of Benalup and Alcala de los Gazules - is full of history

Marbella gets a slap on the wrist over Banderas home

Marbella has come under fire from the TSJA for violating a previous ruling regarding the home of Spanish heart-throb Antonio Banderas

Plans for Ronda – Costa del Sol motorway on display

The plans for the proposed motorway linking Ronda with the Costa del Sol have now gone on display

From Malaya to Mayor

Corrupt developer Rafael Sandokan in bid to run the city of Cordoba

Elsur workers go on hunger strike

Elsur workers have taken drastic measures over pay row

Cocaine bananas seized in Spain

162 kilos of cocaine hidden inside plastic bananas has been seized by Spanish police in Algeciras

Spanish Civil War communal graves located

Junta releases map of the 50,000 victims still awaiting a decent burial from Civil War

Malaga: Destination unknown

Plans on track to change the name of Malaga’s Maria Zambrano station

Marbella mayor joins environmentalists to oppose oil and gas exploration off the Costa del Sol

Marbella Mayor, Angeles Muñoz, has said the plans to search for oil and gas off the Costa del Sol are ‘diametrically opposed to tourism’

Malaga taxi driver sought for hit and run

Police are hunting for a Malaga taxi driver who abandoned an 11-year-old boy by the side of the road after knocking him down.

Spanish police investigate English publisher Forward Press

Police launch investigation after publisher closes leaving thousands of parents out of pocket and children out of luck. EXCLUSIVE By Anatoly Kurmanaev

Caminito del Rey: My journey up adrenaline alley

EXCLUSIVE: Reporter Anatoly Kurmanaev tests the soon-to-be upgraded Caminito del Rey - dubbed the ‘world’s most dangerous path’

What a moron!

Mayor of Moron de la Frontera investigated for building home without a licence

Brit arrested at Malaga airport with nine cocaine packages

The man was flying to Spain from Colombia

Spanish mayor calls it quits

A mayor faces jail for racking up a 6,000 euro phone bill while talking to his girlfriend on work phone

Dropping the donkeys in Spain

The number of abandoned donkeys has risen by a third in the recession

Doctors who sent a Spanish toddler home four times before her death are sued by mother

Toddler Claudia died from a blood infection after being repeatedly misdiagnosed by emergency services

A step towards the Holocaust!

Reporting on smokers in new smoking ban is akin to collaborating with the Nazis, claims politician

Pensioners found dead on deserted Spanish estates

An elderly British and an elderly Portuguese man have died without anyone noticing on Costa de la Luz

Spain’s Hindu guru charged with sexual abuse

A Granada sect leader is accused of taking financial and sexual advantage of his followers
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