Saturday, October 31, 2020


PABA to the people

Sick of the cancerous spread of “costification” in Antequera, a new people’s party will restrict luxury developments in favour of buses and health centres A...

Granada in vote rig storm in lead up to local elections in Spain

Thirty five councils in Granada under suspicion of census fraud ACCUSATION and counter-accusation have been flying between two of the province’s main political parties after...

Spain hunger strike ends after mayor signs licence

Family of protestor thank those who showed support A WOMAN who started a hunger strike in Spain after a local mayor refused her family permission...

Poetry in Motion

Granada’s International Poetry festival revs into its fourth year with novel ways of promoting the event VERSE will be reeled on wheels over the coming...

Junta to invest in Alhama

THE Junta de Andalucía has announced plans to invest in the Granada Poniente. Teresa Jiménez, a provincial delegate from the regional government told an audience...

Botellón or Botelloff?

Granada braces itself for May madness as thousands expected at mass open-air drinking session IN the run up to the Día de la Cruz, drinkers...

Spain mayor in double “illegal” election campaign storm

ALMUNECAR mayor Juan Carlos Benavides is at the centre of an election controversy after allegations the council leader has been involved in two separate...

Army deployed to fight pollution in Spain

In the face of rising air contamination in the Andalucia city of Cordoba, 80,000 troops have been enlisted to collect atmospheric data

Controversial Granada councils in spotlight… again

URBAN development in Spain is once again in the legal spotlight after further developments in the two high-profile building scandals to hit the Granada...

Hunger strike in Spain over restaurant refusal

Protestor claims mayor will not sign works licence A SPANISH woman has started a hunger strike at a local mayor’s refusal to allow her family...

Spain hunger strike ends as accusations of double standards fly

Residents claim transfer project is “ridiculous.” SIX opponents to a controversial water transfer project in Spain have ended their six-day hunger strike. The six, all residents...

Double Easter tragedy hits ‘hippy’ commune

Two babies among four dead as Junta launches probe TRAGEDY has hit a traveller's camp in La Alpujarra, Spain after four people - including two...

Natural park under threat from town council

Cabo de Gata set to reduce in size after Carboneras motion

Indian women expelled from convent for “being foreign”

Archbishop claims he acted to “protect the vocation” TWO women have been expelled from a Granada convent because they were foreign, according to claims. The Archbishop...

Police warn of Granada cashpoint gang

Police warn of cash card “skimming” at local banks USERS of cash machines in Granada are being urged to exercise caution after police discovered several...

Mayor and urban chief in Spain accused of five planning offences

Police recorded phone conversations of town planning chief councillor in Alhendin

Lemon Aid

An exclusive Olive Press interview with Driving over Lemons author Chris Stewart

Dragon Festival revs up

Said by some to be Europe’s largest free festival

Spain councillor charged with bribery and fraud

Judges release Alhendín town planning boss on bail

Highway to hell

Planned motorway will bring rapid "costafication" inland, claim locals

Police detain councillor for alleged town planning offence

Industrial park project in Alhendín under Supreme Court investigation

Open: the most expensive road in history

After two years of delays, the Nerja-La Herradura stretch of the A7 road finally gets its official opening

Police to interview King over Motril girl

Letter to former lover claims the murderer “has to pay Graham for what he has done to the Motril girl”

Almuñécar PGOU unviable – regional government

Water infrastructure “insufficient” for Almuñécar expansion plans

Court investigates legality of golf course

Public prosecutor warns Otura council and developers could face criminal charges

Suspected rapist held in Órgiva

Belgian man suspected of rape in his country arrested in Órgiva