Sunday, August 9, 2020

‘Party’ judge facing axe in Spain

Chief Justice Carlos Divar accused of making 20 mystery trips to Puerto Banus at taxpayer’s expense

Estepona set to lay off 190 workers

With over €60 million of debt, the town hall desperately needs to cut costs

Shady Russians make Majestic error in Spain

Olive Press can reveal that businessmen once linked to the Mijas race track are behind Casares Town Hall scandal

Flamenco star faces prison

Heartthrob Joaquin Cortes could get 10 years in fraud case

Super Mario creator wins top Spanish prize

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto won the Prince of Asturias prize

Sponsors sought for Cudeca fundraiser

Sheree Lloyd will host a street market with live music in aid of the cancer hospice

A slap on the wrist for Gibraltar

Government to amend income tax legislation to allow the Rock to offer overseas pensions

Bankia shares suspended over possible bailout request

Board meeting on Friday afternoon expected to confirm need for €15 billion rescue package to help Spain’s fourth-largest bank

‘Global symbol’ Garzon should be reinstated, say European magistrates

Medel presents a petition to the Spanish Ministry of Justice demanding the 'superjudge' be restored to the bench

Royal Navy forced to intervene in Gibraltar fishing row

Tense standoff after Civil Guard and Spanish fishing boats ignore demands to leave disputed waters

Spain’s top judge faces calls to resign over Marbella jaunts

Chief Justice Carlos Divar is accused of charging €36,000 to expense account for 20 trips to Puerto Banus

Spanish Prime Minister issues warning over borrowing costs

Mariano Rajoy urges European Central Bank to resume emergency measures to help weaker countries

Nappy negotiations in Gibraltar

EXCLUSIVE: Chief Minister Fabian Picardo's new son is just weeks old

Road to ruin for expat in Spain

Londoner's retirement ruined after plans for road through his house turn from bad to worse

Millions in Spain strike over education spending cuts

Students and teachers take to the streets over proposed cuts of €3 billion across the sector

‘An amazing adventure’ in new care home

EXCLUSIVE: Wendy Williams meets the pensioners finally settled again after being forced to move from controversial Jacaranda care home

No more ducking the issue

In final a bid to protect rare Spanish white-headed ducks, the UK has confirmed it is to kill off its last few hundred ruddy ducks, writes Eloise Horsfield

God’s own Banksy in Barcelona

Spain’s very own Michelangelo tarts up Barcelona church - but it’s not graffiti, he claims

Self-made man becomes Junta vicepresident

Diego Valderas Sosa was orphaned as a teen and once worked as a gas delivery man

A law unto themselves in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Beware of bogus legal firm cold calling timeshare victims

Have you seen this painting?

Oil painting by Juliette Robb stolen from Los Arcos restaurant

Prickly issue for British expats

Expats ordered to court to remove prickly pears from their garden

Ref hospitalised over red card

Nerja goalkeeper knocks him unconcious during league game

Fears grow for Spain as 16 banks downgraded

Shares in recently nationalised Bankia fall dramatically as customers withdraw money

Honoured at last in Spain

Officer forced into a ‘heathen’s grave’ finally gets fitting €10,000 monument

Brit dies in Spanish heatwave

Two more hospitalised as hot spell wreaks havoc on walking tour