Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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Grounded!

Endangered birds stop record cable car as UNESCO backs Junta snubTHE proposed cable car between Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountain range has been...

¡Toma ya!

CARLOS PRANGER argues more religious and political tolerance is needed if Granada is to successfully commemorate the thousand year anniversary of the first Nasrid...

Runaway ham baron arrested in Caribbean hideaway

El Jamonero begs judges not to grant him bail as mob waits outside courtA FORMER bank manager who allegedly conned millions of euros from...

Granada woman celebrates 116th birthday

Despite living in a shack with no central heating, gypsy woman reaches record ageWHO needs central heating? Spain’s oldest person Maria Diaz Cortes has...

First domestic violence victim in Spain is English

Daughter, 10 raises alarm as mother stabbed to death by her German lover in CoinA BRITISH woman has become the first victim of domestic...

Granada top of the table for wines

Despite the heavy storms in May that battered La Alpujarra, laying waste to hundreds of hectares of vines, two of that region’s signature bodegas had a bumper end to the year.

Granada mayor acquitted of poison spillage

Sealing method “inadequate,” but accused walk freeTHE mayor accused of polluting an important underground water reserve has been found not guilty of environmental offences. Atarfe...

Swampy in Sevilla

Squatters evicted from ancient cultural centre in Macarena districtFiona Flores Watson A SWAMPY-style direct action brought central Sevilla to a standstill as police battled for...

Two die after car plummets into sea

TWO men died after the car in which they were travelling overturned and fell into the sea. Police believe the car, which was travelling along...

Cash boost for Málaga beaches

THE Goverment has announced a six-million-euro regeneration plan for 27 Costa del Sol beaches. The Ministry of the Environment will spend the money on 630,000...

Judge orders reinstatement of council worker

A COUNCIL worker sacked for his political views has had his dismissal ruled unlawful. Judges in Granada ordered that officials from Lanjarón town council were...

Fore Seasons!

Luxury hotel group is slammed for links to controversial golf project as properties are marketed despite Junta stop orderJon Clarke LUXURY hotel chain Four...

Fired up for the marathon

FORMER fireman Tony Salter is stoking himself up for the challenge of a lifetime. The Granada-based B&B owner has been spending hours training up for...

Is Murcia the next Marbella?

Mayors, councillors and property developers held in police investigationPolice raids against urban corruption in a small Murcia town have resulted in the arrests of...

Almuñecar in the urban spotlight

Court investigates sports pavilion as judges declare Marina del Este apartments illegalALMUÑECAR mayor Juan Carlos Benavides faces two years behind bars if found guilty...

What lies beneath

Córdoba’s Medina Azahara holds many more secrets of the first Islamic rule of Spain

Owner of illegal Medina Azahara home acquitted

Judges in Córdoba have acquitted the owner of one of the 240 illegal homes on the protected Medina Azahara site for extending the property even though it faces demolition

UNESCO affiliate demands disappearance of illegal urbanisations

A damning report from a UNESCO advisory body has demanded that the 240 illegal houses on the protected Medina Azahara site in Córdoba should “be demolished.”

Super Highway or Highway to Hell?

Junta announces new 350 million motorway to the coast – 1600 metres of tunnels, a huge span bridge and entirely on virgin land –...

Dogs rescued from rescue centre

OVER 200 dogs were on the verge of being put down after a police raid on a farm in Sevilla. Describing the scene as an...

007 banged up

EXCLUSIVE - Seven Britons detained after riot that began after a Spaniard insulted a British woman

Gypsy heat

Spain's oldest woman – a gypsy – has gone without heating all her life WHO needs central heating? Spain's oldest woman Maria Diaz Cortes –...

Los Merinos given the birdie!

According to report, up to five per cent of the world’s population of the extremely endangered Bonelli’s Eagle lives in controversial Ronda golf development MORE...

They are out there

Were large grey cats seen near Monda a pair of lynxes or the La Cala cougar and mate? HORSERIDERS in Monda are convinced they saw...

Anyone seem my cement lorry?

IT is one of the heaviest crimes Malaga province has seen for decades. But incredibly over one weekend two concrete lorries weighing 20 tonnes each,...

Cash for permits scandal deepens

CASH payments in return for favours have come to light during bribary and corruption investigations in Alhaurin el Grande. It is understood that property developers...
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