Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Treasure hunt

Spanish navy is searching for shipwrecks in a bid to protect the country’s historical heritage from private salvagers

Clock stops in timeshare clean up

Four Brits – including Interpol-sought Chris Hannington – arrested as nine costa timeshare companies are closed down

Residents paying for mayor’s defense

The mayor of Alhaurin el Grande, who is facing charges of bribery and corruption, can use taxpayers’ money to cover his legal costs

What’s in a name?

The Bishop of Cordoba wants to rename the city’s mosque, or ‘Mezquita’ as a cathedral

True Hero

Quick-thinking cop saves life of heart attack tourist

Another Gaucin mayor resigns

The mayor of Gaucin, Francisco Ruiz, has stepped down amid mounting speculation about his personal life

Obesity: Public enemy number one

Battle against obesity goes belly up as Spanish children are third most overweight in world

Euro danger

Recession could cause end of euro, says Nobel winning scientist

Vicar conned

EXCLUSIVE BY WENDY WILLIAMS Fraudsters have used a vicar’s email to try and scam money from his flock

Fly-away fashion

Spanish invention gives whole new meaning to the term skintight clothing... and it might even be useful

Our lives at risk

Beachgoers angry after no warnings just half an hour after double drowning

My baby was kidnapped at birth

Axarquia woman claims her child may have been snatched by Franco’s government

Negative salary

Police investigate cruel scam where (un)lucky job applicants end up in the red

Still Rocking the Boat

Tricky tensions between Gibraltar and La Linea continue

We should AVE it first

Marbella and Ronda square up over who should get the AVE high-speed train link first

Spain says adios to the Med diet

Study casts doubt on life-preserving Spanish diet

No expatriate exodus!

EXCLUSIVE: Olive Press investigation finds the expatriate love affair with Spain still going strong

Spain ski miracle

Lost ski instructor saved after using camera flash to guide rescuers

Spain’s Greenpeace boss to spend Christmas in jail

Juan Lopez de Uralde was arrested protesting on the last day of the 'failed' climate summit

Fishermen unite to protect tradition

Ancient technique endangered by new fishing quotas

Exclusive: Have you seen mein car?

German woman disappears owing thousands in rent and with her next door neighbour’s car

They’ve bottled it!

EU ‘no vote’ saves Spain from loss of 185 million in benefits, while developed countries dig their heels in over proposed greenhouse gas cuts

The Best of Andalucia

Two exciting new exhibitions are showing off the glorious history of the region, Moorish porcelain in Cordoba and the priceless Phoenician Treasure of Carambolo in Sevilla

‘Like being accused of Hiroshima bomb’

Ronda mayor compares Los Merinos accusations to H-bomb, while calling environment boss ‘incompetent’ and ecologists ‘terrorists’

Dolphin beach tragedy

Fishermen blamed for dead dolphin, fish and birds

Less Wanted

Two of UK's Most Wanted criminals are arrested in just 24 hours