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Multi-million euro boost ‘will attract more visitors’ to Andalucia

The fund is the latest attempt by the junta to encourage more ecotourism in the region to make the sector more sustainable.

Three hundred illegal wells shut down in Donana in bid to stop landowners draining wetlands

Junta officials swooped on the sites which unscrupulous parties had been using to tap an aquifer on which the Sevilla and Huelva-based national park is dependent

Petition launched to turn Costa del Sol mountain range into national park

Over 13,500 people have already signed the campaign on Change.org to grant Estepona’s Sierra Bermeja the status jointly with neighbouring Sierra de las Nieves in Ronda

Carme Chacon, Spain’s first female defence minister, dies

Carme Chacon, who almost became leader of the PSOE, was found dead in her Madrid home on Sunday aged 46

Junta raiding Costa del Sol restaurants in crackdown on illegal fishing

Those caught with illegal fish could face hefty fines and even prison sentences.

Politicians to debate recognising Estepona mountain as a national park

Both the chambers of the junta are to discuss whether Estepona’s Sierra Bermeja can be granted the status

Over a third of Andalucia sewage plants not processing waste properly

Last November, Spain was fined €46.5m by the EU Commission due to a failure to ensure its plants were safely processing sewage

Podemos demands answers over devastating intensive olive tree growing in Almeria

The left-wing political group has sent the Junta a list of questions to explain their plans to replenish a crucial aquifer in Almeria, dubbed the 'last oasis in Europe', which is being run dry by large olive growers

EU considers intervening in Donana case to stop dangerous gas storage

The European Commission has just agreed to consider pressing the Spanish government to evaluate the dangers of Gas Natural Fenosa’s pipe building project in the national park

Endangered Iberian lynxes making comeback in Spain

A total of 440 Iberian lynxes are thought to have been living in the country in 2016, up from 404 the previous year

Andalucians to take to streets in new campaign to get to know homeless people

Hundreds of people have been invited to take to the streets in the eight provincial capitals to listen to the life stories of those sleeping rough

Long-awaited Estepona hospital given final go-ahead to be built

Junta health chiefs yesterday met José María García Urbano, Estepona's mayor, to sign an agreement to allow works on the 17 million state of the art centre to begin in the town

Six Junta de Andalucia bosses stand accused of embezzling €2.6 million in ERE fraud case

Those benefiting included two relatives of the officials, who got paid while not even working for the company

Junta leader ‘must take responsibility’ for the €800m funnelled into bogus training schemes, say rivals

Podemos and the PP have accused Diaz of being ‘politically responsible’ for the scams

Residents fight Junta de Andalucia for new hospital in Estepona

A pressure group - Plataforma Ciudadana Pro Hospital de Estepona - is demanding the Junta completes the hospital

Junta boss Susana Diaz to be grilled over billion-euro Operation Edu scandal

Junta head faces grilling after being ‘implicated’ in fake training scheme fraud

EXCLUSIVE: Estepona composting plant exposes 10,000 residents to pollution

Controversial composting plant will affect 10,000 people

Three more Junta bosses linked to ERE scandal

The move came a week after two former Junta leaders appeared in a Sevilla court

Huelva judge rules Junta are responsible for paying back Edu training course funds

Bogus training schemes for unemployed cost millions

Supermarkets unite to stop Spain’s strawberry fields sucking Doñana wetland dry

Spain’s strawberry industry generates around €400m a year

Spanish government and Andalucian Junta will unite to demolish hotel el Algarrobico

Cost of razing luxury complex and restoring Almeria site put at €7.18 million

The tangled history and legal battles behind El Algarrobico – Spain’s most notorious hotel

Decade-long struggle between Greenpeace, the Spanish government, the Junta and developers

Algarrobico hotel is illegally built on protected land, rules Spain’s Supreme Court

Decade-long battle saw Greenpeace and Junta protest against Cabo de Gato complex

Almost 40 vultures freed from captivity in Andalucia

At least 18 vultures are still alive and well

Judge Alvaro Martin takes over ERE corruption scandal case

Five years after the billion euro ERE investigation opened in Andalucia, a new magistrate Alvaro Martin has been brought in to take over the case from Maria Nunez Bolanos
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