Friday, September 29, 2023


Work out with a difference

Fancy getting fit while soaking up some sun and surf? Well it's possible in a small Andalucian town writes Jack Longman

Lorca’s exhumation begins

After much speculation, excavations are now officially underway

Lorca’s Family Overuled

The wishes of the family of Andalucia's most famous writer have been ignored

From porridge to foie gras

Five days banged-up in jail for having the wrong name, now Juan Tena gets star treatment

The Vandals are back

Granada ring road will benefit speculators and IKEA, but ‘destroy’ Darro valley

Maggie’s goodbye note

Spanish home-owning MP Margaret Moran stands down over expenses saga ... and following Olive Press expose on improper use of House of Commons notepaper

Briton breaks speed record

A British driver is thought to have broken the Andalucian speeding record

Spanish link to UK expenses saga MP

Three second homes and a luxury escape in Spain – the Labour MP who ‘acts like an English imperialist from the days of the Raj’

Hunger strike over mortgage

Santiago Cortes, a construction worker by trade, has gone on hunger strike to renegotiate his mortgage

Aliens and expats in Alexei’s latest book

Comedian Alexei Sayle has based his new book on British expatriates living in southern Spain

Recognise these trousers?

Police are appealing for anybody who might recognise a pair of trousers after they were found on the body of a man who has been missing for eight years.

A High-way arrest

A SPANIARD has been arrested for driving without a licence, and with his wife and eight children in the back.

Ryanair tries to clear up fog of confusion

RYANAIR is insisting that a flight cancelled at the last minute at Granada airport was due to fog, despite airline representatives telling passengers at the airport that the plane was diverted to Malaga because of "high winds"

Passengers acuse Ryanair of lying

Fog of confusion as Ryanair accused of lying over suspicious cancellation

Profit Air

Winning a prize draw for Ryanair tickets left a couple 360 euros out of pocket

A green way to go

It may not be the final nail in the coffin for greenhouse gas emitting vehicles, but Granada has become the first city in Europe to use eco-friendly hearses.

Scam ‘almost bankrupted the Alhambra’

Legal investigation uncovers eight-million-euro fraud at Spain's biggest tourist attraction

Energy-conscious Granada and Córdoba launch Christmas illumination crackdown

The battle against light pollution in Andalucía has taken somewhat of a seasonal turn after council authorities in Granada delayed the switching on of the annual Christmas illuminations.


Ryanair demands bigger kickbacks to prevent cancellation of Granada-London route

“Reprehensible and intolerable”

The regional government has launched an investigation after a bulldozer was used during a bullfight at a local fiesta.

An ideal visit for royal Granada

STOP THE PRESS: During his visit to Granada on February 12, King Juan Carlos I dropped by the offices of newspaper Ideal and milk...

Ikea to open in Granada

Homes in Granada, Spain look set for a furniture revolution after plans were passed for an Ikea store

Dead baby found in rubbish

Street cleaners in Santa Fe, Granada, have found the remains of a new born baby in a waste disposal unit

Granada unites for DO fight

Bodegas join forces to better ‘vino de la tierra’ category with prized Denominacion de Origen

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.

Ski season starts on December 1

HEAVY snowfall on the Sierra Nevada mountain range has resulted in an early start to the ski season. Pistes at Europe’s most southerly ski resort...




Giant German Hell’s Angel boss accused of running operations in Mallorca acquitted on all charged

AN infamous German Hell’s Angels boss has been acquitted on all charges of organised crime and drug trafficking between 2009 and 2013 after his...


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