Saturday, September 19, 2020


Measles outbreak rocks Andalucia

Some two dozen people – the majority children - have contracted the potentially-lethal disease measles

Anarchist bomb pair in double trouble

Activists handed seven years for sending letter bomb to fascist group

Fraudulent animal refuge left thousands of animals to anguished death

A donations-funded animal sanctuary condemned pets to a "slow and painful death" to cut costs.

El Horrible in trouble

Supreme court rules that Algorrobico should not have been built

Briton turns luxury villa into huge weed lab

A British man had turned a luxury seaside villa into a massive drug den on the orders of a Dutch gang

Huge drug crackdown

Police have seized six luxury speed boats, 65 top of the range vehicles and 5.5 million euros as part of a huge international drugs crackdown

Laptop? They might as well be lopped off

Using laptop computers could lead to infertility in men

Nerja remembers

A poetry recital is to be held to commemorate those who fought in the two world wars

Daily Mail faces trouble over 10-year-old mum

The Spanish Attorney General hopes to prosecute the British daily newspaper for printing photos of the young parents

Sexed up weevils are evil

The battle to rid Andalucia of its infestation of red palm weevils

Coast to coast

Forget the Ruta de Santiago. Linking key archaeological sites Barbastro and Baelo Claudio and crossing six of Andalucia’s Natural parks, Guy Hunter-Watts new book The Andalucían Coast to Coast Walk is bound to be a huge hit for explorers and nature lovers. Here, the Olive Press gets an exclusive first look at the 21-day, 430km marathon and (overleaf) begins the first of three serialisations

Moorish return for Matisse

The discovery of the artist's signature in the Alhambra has sparked a fascinating new exhibition

Home sweet home

Over 30 per cent of 25 to 35-year-olds in Spain are still living with their parents

Kids, get your skis on

Sierra Nevada is set to revamp its ski resort

Legionnaires outbreak

With four dead and 40 other cases, health authorities in Madrid are trying to find the source of the latest Legionnaires disease outbreak

Squatting in her own home

A 75-year-old is being forced to live in her home illegally, without electricty or hot water

Brits run for mutts and moggies

An animal charity has gathered a team of eager volunteers are to run the first Malaga marathon

A to Z of Andaluz

There’s a very good reason why you can’t understand the locals

Illegal homeowners unite to fight

Illegal homeowners in Chiclana de la Frontera have launched their own political party

Homes from Hell

ITV1 are currently looking for British people in Spain who are willing to share their stories with viewers

Treasure hunt

Spanish navy is searching for shipwrecks in a bid to protect the country’s historical heritage from private salvagers

Virgin beach gets ‘urbanised’

Plans to develop the stretch of virgin coastline around El Palmar have come a step closer

A growing collection

The Picasso Museum in Malaga has revealed 43 new works to coincide with the 129th anniversary of the birth of the famous Spanish artist

Jazzing up Granada city

Granada’s International Jazz Festival brings the finest international musicians to the city this month

British OAPs’ agony over bulldozed home continues

Helen and Len Prior have faced another setback in their ongoing fight for justice

DNA breakthrough cracks brutal rape after nine years

Almost a decade after the horrific attack, a rape case involving a British woman is being reopened, thanks to new DNA evidence