Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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

Havana good time!

Cuban legends Buena Vista Social Club set for Marbella show

Coastline FM forced off air by Junta

Expats horrified after 24-year-old radio station is forced into a temporary shutdown

Paul McCartney’s ‘Fame School’ launched in Spain

A Spanish version of the successful fame school in Liverpool has opened in Spain

Former treasurer to sue PP for ‘unfair dismissal’

Luis Barcenas has filed a lawsuit against his former party claiming he was only sacked when the 'slush-fund' ledgers were published

Baby joy for Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem

Spanish actors have confirmed reports that they are expecting their second child

UK police call for expats to help catch jet set fraudster

Greater Manchester Police have launched an appeal to find British man Tony Murphy who is thought to be hiding on the Costa del Sol

Five people dead after being trapped under a lifeboat

Cruise ship tragedy as lifeboat falls 65ft from docked liner in La Palma and crushes five crew members

Costa del Sol health centres put on hold

Work to build three new health centres and improve two hospitals on the Costa del Sol have been put on hold

Same sex couples to get legal recognition in Gibraltar

A draft bill has been written up by government officials and is expected to become law within the next few weeks

Lifeline for the terminally ill in Granada

Charity, Acompalia, requesting donations to launch a new helpline

Police trying to trace missing man 12 years on

Mystery surrounds disappearance of property buyer Ian Watson who never returned from a trip to Spain

100% horsemeat found in some Aldi ‘beef’ products

Supermarket giant, Aldi, which has stores throughout Spain, confirms their 'beef' contained horsemeat
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