Wednesday, June 26, 2019

March sees worst rainfall in 60 years in Andalucia

Despite a dry winter, Spain sees heaviest rainfall for March in six decades

Feared and celebrated bull in Spain has died

Spanish bull ‘Raton’ has died at the age of 12

Fundraisers offered ‘chance of a lifetime’ trek

Registered charity, Rifcom, is offering fundraisers the chance to trek from Gibraltar to the Moroccan Rif Mountains

Gibraltar apes to be surveyed using ‘Monkeycams’

High definition cameras to be attached to Gibraltar Macaques so animal experts can see their every move

Spanish doctor fuels speculation of Real Madrid’s involvement in doping scandal

La Liga giants are threatening legal action after Eufemiano Fuentes claimed the club owes him money

Spider bite nearly kills holidaymaker in Spain

A mum of three became gravely ill after being bitten by a spider while sunbathing

PAD animal shelter at risk of closure

There are fears that the animal charity may be forced to close if financial help is not found

Costa del Sol car rental warning from British tourists

EXCLUSIVE: Holidaymakers claim car hire firm is wrongly keeping deposits

‘Spain’s richest banker was my father’

Famous financier to be exhumed to discover if he sired two girls adopted at birth

Police officer convicted for selling impounded drugs

Lars Sepulveda has been locked up after swapping impounded bags of cocaine for bags mixed with sugar and cement

La Cala Croc hunt continues after footprints are found in Mijas

It may not be a croc, but experts believe there is certainly an alligator on the loose in Mijas

Hotel hell for Estepona residents

Homeowners of quiet residential area outraged by six-storey ‘Algarrobico’ of Estepona that dwarfs over their homes and is less than 20m from the beach

Budget bid for Spanish Olympic games

Spain hopes thrifty approach will lead to Olympics success for year 2020

Embargo battle in the Axarquia

British expat ordered to pay water bill for restaurant she closed six years ago

Earthquakes hit Andalucia

Casares, in Malaga province, was the epicentre on Sunday and this morning (Tuesday) it was the turn of Jimena de la Frontera in the province of Cadiz

Zara boss defies recession with highest ever profits

Inditex has seen a 22% boost in annual profits while Spanish owner is named as world's third richest

Radio boss slams Junta for shutting popular station

Talk Radio Europe boss accuses the Junta of increasing unemployment by allowing popular radio stations to close

Plastic and rubbish dumped in sea kills whale

Tragic fate of whale that swallowed 59 pieces of plastic sheeting, nine metres of rope, a spray can and other debris dumped in the sea

Dying dad gets mercy mission lift home

Terminally ill dad of two appealed in the Olive Press for a lift home to England to be with his children after being told he has just months left to live

Costa journalist denies sex offence charges in court

Costa del Sol based travel writer, Mike Souter, has appeared in court on charges of sexual offences against children

€400 incentive to increase youth employment

Businesses will be paid a cut of wage if they hire graduates from new job pool

Costa del Sol fire victims still left out in the cold after half a year of waiting

Homeowners are still caught up in complicated planning laws stopping them from rebuilding their properties following the Malaga fires

Five million people unemployed in Spain

Unemployment figures reach 5 million in February and the government warns these figures could rise even more

Dining ‘Al Desko’ will see you pile on the pounds

Millions of people are working such long hours they eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at their desks

Nurse shortages risks lives in Spain

A severe shortage of nurses and beds is having a detrimental effect on healthcare in Malaga say leading union bosses.

New mum Shakira steps out

Despite only giving birth five weeks ago the singer appears out and about looking radiant and slim