Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Andalucia

Fat cat boss bagged

A FAT-CAT boss who sacked his staff by text message when his compensation firm went bust has been tracked down to Marbella.Inland Revenue investigators...

Tea of Tranquility

In the narrow lanes of Granada’s Arab quarter, perfumed secrets wait to be revealed.

UNESCO slams Contraviesa reservoir plans

World heritage group UNESCO has condemned regional government plans to build a second reservoir on the Contraviesa mountain range in La Alpujarra

Urban corruption conviction overturned

Socialist mayor vows revenge on “Taleban” Partido Popular

Police find 60,000 euros in home of Alhaurín mayor

Police investigating an alleged case of urban corruption in Alhaurin el Grande have found 60,000 euros in cash during a raid on a house belonging to the town’s mayor

Protected chameleons could sink massive shopping centre plan

A colony of chameleons is threatening the development of a huge shopping centre and hotel complex on the Costa del Sol

A great way tapas the weekend

Granada: home to the Alhambra palace, the Albaicín and thousands of tapas bars. In the name of research, Mark Roulston visits just a few...

The search for Lorca’s Grave

WHEN the Spanish Civil War broke out in 1936, Gerald Brenan was living with his wife Gamel Woolsey in Churriana, a village west of...

Path protesters face 30,000 euro fines

Guardia Civil accused of bias after fining 40 protesters – some of whom did not attend last year’s demo against the closure of the international GR-7 Spain to Greece footpath

Junta faces private lawsuit from residents’ group

Reservoir will destroy local agriculture, farmers claim

Broken ear-rings lead to fatal stabbing

A VICIOUS three-year-dispute over faulty jewellery ended in tragedy after a man was killed in front of his wife and one-year-old son.Angel Luis...

Greens to take Junta to court over Contraviesa reservoir plans

“Hidden interests” lie behind the planned second reservoir on the Contraviesa mountain range, one regional political party claims.

Junta announces cull of 1,767 natural park deer

Regional government officials have announced a deer cull that will lead to the animals’ extinction in the Sierra de Baza.

Construction threatens ancient Roman ruins

PLANS to build 170 houses and a hotel close to the ruins of a second century Roman settlement have been slammed by environmental groups.

Sun, Sea and Sabrina at El Chambao de Joaquín

SOMETIMES dining out can be all about timing. Choose a restaurant where the regular chef has just quit - and they are placing ads...

The Plastic Greenhouse Effect

Bob Maddox asks if the environmental cost of producing cheap, year round vegetables for the northern European market is really worth it.

Plenty more fish in the sea..?

We need omega-3 oils for our brains to function properly. But where will they come from?

Ex Marbella Police Chief held in car auction scam

Third arrest this year for del Pozo as Mercedes car raises suspicion

Construction may force Salar population to expand 600 per cent

Commission group owns development land, IU claims

Couple sell home but forget bag of stolen guns

Buyers discover sawn off shotgun and two pistols in garage

Alhendín mayor in corruption claims

Mayor made “2,000 per cent profit” after land sale

King guilty but questions remain

Briton committed murder but what about Dolores Vazquez? And where is Robert Graham?

Benalmádena grants Medals of Honour to Malaya builders

Mayor defends controversial move: “We are all guilty of something.”

Prison for mother who tried to sell son

A MOTHER who tried to sell her unborn baby to a married couple with fertility problems has been jailed for two years.Homeless Mercedes...

City hall closes noisy supermarket

Angry neighbours complained for 15 years about “torturous” noise levelsA GRANADA supermarket has been forced to close after exceeding noise limits by more than...

Court hears Durcal “happy slapping” claims

Four teenager girls allegedly filmed the assault in the Lecrin Valley town of Durcal
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