Andalucia

Horse in traffic accident

A WOMAN was injured when the car in which she was travelling was involved in a head on collision with a horse. The woman was...

Son of Los Merinos criticised

THE mayor of a small Malaga town has come under attack for allowing the construction of nearly 200 homes alongside a celebrated nature reserve. Bernadino...

“Southern Europe sees the Green Party as a curb on development”

Leader of Andalucía Greens steps down after poor municipal election showing

Four held over illegal home construction

FOUR people have been detained in a police crackdown on illegal housing. The Guardia Civil claim the detainees, who are believed to be an architect...

Leftists sacked after fascist pact

LEFTIST group Izquierda Union (IU) has expelled four members after they made a pact with Spain’s far right Falange Autentica party. The four councillors from...

Nineteen held in Málaga corruption crackdown

Town mayor defends “honourable, hard working” detainees POLICE have detained 19 businesspeople in connection with alleged corruption in a Málaga town. The arrests were made as...

Safari Spain – Olive Press Investigation

On the Cordoba-Extremadura border, a businessman is to be tried for charging 30,000 euros to allow hunters the chance to shoot lions, tigers and even perhaps lynxes

Child shot in hostage drama

Seven people, including 11 year old child, rushed to hospital with bullet wounds during running gun battle that led to family being held hostage...

Tails, mayor wins… But is it best of three?

Toss of a 20-centimo coin decides who becomes mayor of small Alpujarra town

“I mostly play golf in Spain” says Nazi found in Marbella

The search for “Dr Death” puts Marbella Nazi in the spotlight as a Norwegian former SS member is investigated for aiding wanted concentration camp doctor

600 bodies exhumed

THE remains of almost 600 people murdered and dumped in mass graves by Nationalists during the Civil War have been exhumed in Málaga. Investigators from...

“Illegal” quarry protests

PROTESTORS have marched against the continuing “illegal” quarrying in Alhaurín de la Torre, Málaga. Green group Ecologistas en Accion and residents’ association Platform in Defence...

Granada beaches stripped of blue flag award

THE Costa Tropical has been left with only three blue flag beaches after the European Union (EU) stripped beaches at Salobreña and Motril of...

Green group gives eight Granada beaches “black flag”

EU withdraws Blue Flag award from two Costa Tropical beaches JUST days after the European Union stripped two Granada beaches of their Blue Flag status,...

No more palming us off!

Buyers sue Palmera Properties after their dream move turned to a shattered dream DOZENS of angry residents have signed up for a joint action against...

Couple arrested in pirate TV clampdown

AN Orgiva couple have become the first victims of a nationwide police operation against satellite television piracy. The un-named married couple were detained during a...

Raging Bull in brothel brawl

"Savage" former WBO champ Scott Harrison arrested for a second time in Alhaurin after fight BOXER Scott Harrison and two friends have been arrested after...

The plots thicken: PP deputy in Castellón was “donated” 13 properties

NOBODY was in doubt of the popularity of Mayor Carlos Fabra. After 16 years in power, he united 70 per cent of the vote...

Former Lanjaron mayor in census fraud investigation

“Innocent” Rubio claims socialists want to “crucify” him FORMER Lanjarón mayor José Rubio and three other Partido Popular councillors are being investigated for alleged census...

Spain plumber sacked “for not voting PP”

A COUNCIL worker has been sacked for refusing to vote for the Partido Popular in the coming Spanish local elections. Carlos Jiménez, who worked for...

Ronda ramblers fight back

Part of pan-European footpath blocked in Spain by developers IT is the jewel in the crown of Spain’s network of footpaths. Crossing most of Andalusia,...

Spain bird group banned from Ronda fair over golf complex criticism

Mayor stops Spanish RSPB after hard-hitting report A WILDLIFE group has been banned from Ronda’s May feria after issuing a hard-hitting report on the destructive...

Concreting over Lemons

CELEBRATED writer Chris Stewart has slammed the corrupt political system that is concreting over the natural environment of Spain at “an alarming pace.” Talking exclusively...

PP president resigns in illegal pesticide scandal

Thehead of the Partido Popular in Vícar (Almería) has resigned after being caught red-handed with more than 1,000 kilograms of a banned pesticide.

Former Marbella number 2 who fled Spain arrested as he re-enters the country

Pedro Román is wanted in connection with town planning corruption in the Costa del Sol resort POLICE have detained the former right hand man of...

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...

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