Sunday, August 9, 2020

Out of the sewers

Campaign launched to stop nine towns from continuing to pour sewage into Guadalhorce river

U2 are too loud for Spain

U2 have been fined for practising too loudly during rehearsals

Yes, Prime Minister

Despite being discovered by British leader David Cameron, few people have unearthed the true secrets of the Guadiaro Valley

Iglesias marries lover

Legendary crooner weds girlfriend of 20 years

Waking the dead

They are taken in Taiwan, Serbia, Slovenia, and Bangladesh, and, according to NASA, invigorate the body and soul. The word comes from the Latin for ‘sixth hour,’ and is intended to occur roughly six hours after one wakes up... But why is the siesta culture dying out in Spain? Sara Wallace finds out

Find true charm in Marbella’s old town

While Marbella has thousands of hotels, the best place to stay is in the Casco Historico

Spanish arrest of Britain’s most wanted

One of Britain’s most wanted men has been arrested in Marbella in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting

Allen gives thumbs-up to Asturias

Woody Allen has appeared in a video to promote Asturias

Tower gets go-ahead

Sevilla's controversial Torre Pelli gets approval

A tale of two cities

Bad boys, IT Girls and Wags... but for those in the know, like Kate Moss, Simon Cowell and Prince Harry, there is a lot more to discover in the heart of Andalucia’s most maligned resort, writes Jon Clarke

Shakira gets her skates on

Shakira took to the streets while recording in Barcelona

The crumbling empire of Marbella’s ‘King of Clubs’

Former playboy Prince Alfonso de Hohenlohe’s mountain retreat is now being bulldozed – a far cry from the glitzy, star-studded lifestyle he enjoyed with the jet set during Marbella’s zenith

Putting on the Ritz

Nicola Cowell takes her first ever stroll around Puerto Banus, Europe's number one haven of ostentatious wealth

Spain to go gaga for Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga heads to Spain as part of her Monster Ball Tour

Pixie up to trixies

Pixie Lott and female pal looked very close while on holiday in Marbella

Devil’s advocate to be pop idol

After representing Saddam Hussain and Chemical Ali in court, he is now charting a pop career from the Costa del Sol

Bribes inspector faces jail

He was meant to stop illegal construction, but took thousands to allow it

The Costa Nostra

LIFTING THE LID ON MAFIA SPAIN: After a spate of gangland-style shootings and the high profile arrests of three dozen Irish mobsters, the Olive Press takes a closer look at why the Costa del Sol is said to have become the world’s centre for organised crime

Bulldozing a piece of history

Two listed buildings have been demolished in Mijas to the dismay of local residents

Apprentice gets a ticking off

Alan Sugar being investigated over claims his purchase of parts of the Byblos Hotel was fraudulent

Mirroring the views of many

The Mirror Newspaper's tribute to timeshare conman Garry Leigh

Something nasty this way comes

Jason Heppenstall delves deep under the bedclothes and finds something nasty

Not a load of bull

Ronda bull ring museum is still running its competition offering people the chance to enter a photograph

Naked Enrique

Enrique bares all to settle a bet

How much is my home worth?

How much is my house in Spain worth? Mary Beker, an independent agent, sheds some light on it

Pollock’s got nothing on me!

The mayor of Torre del Mar turns his hand to painting
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