Andalucia

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...

Spanish Living – Botellón: Something like a Phenomenon

The language of botellón. Exercise books at the ready!

City hall closes noisy supermarket

Angry neighbours complained for 15 years about “torturous” noise levels A 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

Trouble at the Alhambra

Alhambra management are “bullies,” tourists are viewing porn and the staff are revolting

Investigation confirms Alhambra ticket scam

A COURT in Granada has heard how up to 800 people illegally passed through the entrance to the Alhambra every 30 minutes. A year-long judicial...

Almuñécar bridge disaster – one year on and lessons still not learned

Two deaths on November 9 and the concluding investigation into the six Almuñécar deaths last year underline worrying trends in the safety of construction in Granada

Adiós to the Little Red Man

While the street signs are feminised in Madrid province, Granada towns are tackling gender violence in society

Police arrest 11 in connection with Marbella corruption

Eleven arrested in connection with town planning corruption in Marbella

Annual walk for the children of Tibet

THIS year's walk - the twelfth - started, as ever, at the hermitage of Padre Eterno, between Orgiva and Pampaneira. The day was a...

Ramblers fight back

Ronda ramblers association suing the town hall over series of blocked footpaths

‘Discussion’ in bar ends in shoot out

ONE man was shot in the leg last Wednesday and another detained by police after a late night "discussion" in a bar in Ambroz...

Three ski workers injured in Sierra Nevada resort

IN the run-up to the ski season, the slopes of the Sierra Nevada are alive with activity. Centursa, the management company of the ski station...

Another Conquest in Granada (chess)

By Vernon Grant THE first time I had lunch with Stuart Conquest I knew instantly that he played chess. It took him half an hour...

Olive Press Exclusive: British Labour MP in local access row

A British Labour MP has become embroiled in a vicious neighbours' dispute after she bulldozed access to nearly a dozen homes. Margaret Moran, who has...

“Bonnie and Clyde” of Baza busted after bank raid

THE step-daughter of a Spanish film actress has been remanded in custody in Jaén in connection with a series of armed bank robberies in...

Residents fight “water grab”

RESIDENTS in Lanjarón have filed a lawsuit in Granada against the regional government for allowing a mineral water company to extract 864,000 litres of...

Seven New Wonders

by Jason Heppenstall “So what is this ‘Ulhumbra’ place that you talk about?” asked my mother in law on one of her visits. I explain that...

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