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Man kills dog that urinated against his wall and attacks owner in Spain’s Murcia region

A man from the Via Verde area of Campos del Rio in Murcia is being investigated for animal abuse after killing a dog that...

Benidorm moves to second phase of major energy efficient street light switchover on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council has awarded a €2.5 million contract for the second phase of its Energy Efficiency project to upgrade street lighting to LED lamps. The...

Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca sends best wishes to Queen Elizabeth II on her Platinum Jubilee

BENIDORM has congratulated Queen Elizabeth II on her 70 years as British monarch ahead of this weekend's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. From Thursday, the Costa Blanca...

Three men die in suspected arson attack on Barcelona area apartment block in Spain

THREE men died in an Barcelona area apartment fire on Wednesday with police believing it was an arson attack. A fourth person suffered serious injuries...

Valencia mayor joins high profile ‘lefties’ in call for peace in Ukraine

MAYOR of Valencia Joan Ribo has signed a manifesto entitled ‘Ukraine: Peace now!’ calling for an end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, along...

School bullies kick and punch girl, 11, in toilet on Spain’s Costa Blanca and post video on social media

JUVENILE prosecutors are probing an assault on a girl, 11, by seven children from her Costa Blanca school. The attack happened on March 16 in...

Benidorm launches Spain’s Eurovision Song Contest entry for 2022 amidst controversy

SPAIN'S 2022 Eurovision Song Contest entry will see Chanel perform 'SloMo' in Italy after a new three-night Benidorm Fest format that ended in some...

Costa Blanca mayor who got early COVID-19 vaccine jab in Spain may get 12-year top job ban

LA NUCIA'S mayor, Bernabe Cano, could be barred from holding his area's highest office for 12 years if convicted of COVID-19 vaccine queue jumping. Cano...

Costa Blanca queue-jumping COVID-19 vaccine mayor set for bribery trial in Spain

A Villajoyosa judge says there's enough evidence to try La Nucia mayor, Bernabe Cano, for COVID-19 vaccine queue-jumping. The Partido Popular mayor got an injection...

Marbella reveals plans for €14.5 million stadium to boost sports facilities on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE city council has announced a new multi-million euro initiative to improve the sports facilities in Marbella. The new stadium will replace the Antonio Lorenzo...

Mayor’s corruption quiz is delayed on Spain’s Costa Blanca but he still faces a resignation vote

ORIHUELA mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, will not be testifying tomorrow(April 30) over accusations that he embezzled over €200,000 of public money over a non-existent job. That...

Mayor in power for 30 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca will face corruption court quiz

A Torrevieja court says there is a case to answer involving alleged corruption by the Los Montesinos mayor, Jose Manuel Butron. He is accused of...

Former city mayor to be tried for embezzling over 70,000 euros of public funds on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BIGASTRO will see it’s former mayor, Jose Joaquin Moya, brought before a public jury next week for two crimes of embezzling public funds. His alleged...

Guardia Civil arrests man in Spain’s Andalucia for creating fake identity in order to threaten Mayor

THE Guardia Civil has been investigating a man in Andalucia for creating a fake identity in order to threaten the Mayor of his town.

Mayor in Spain forced to apologise after celebrating during COVID-19 street party

THE Deputy Mayor of Alcorisa in Aragon has been forced to apologise after a video emerged of him partying with residents in an unauthorised...

Mayor of Barcelona calls for end to the strict lockdown rules and urges Spanish Government to allow children to...

THE Mayor of Barcelona has called for an end to the strict lockdown rules, urging the Government to allow children to be able to go out.

A mayor in Spain’s Andalucia works at a nursing home, as most of its staff contracted coronavirus

A MAYOR in the province of Cadiz has had to work at a nursing home because they don’t have enough staff.

DISGRACED mayor in Spain’s Catalunya resigns after sexually abusing two women

THE mayor of a town in Catalunya has resigned after admitting he has committed sexual abuse.

Estepona Mayor visits Manchester United during their warm weather camp on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ESTEPONA Mayor, Jose Maria Garcia Urbano, has paid a visit to Manchester United at the Kempinski hotel.

Mayor of Madrid announces pedestrianisation in bid to smash car congestion

According to municipal data, there are currently 6,800 cars that use the area, including 4,000 taxis, 70% of which circulate around the square.

Bin men strike TO END in Spain’s Mijas and Alhaurin as deal struck between mayors and workers

It comes after strikes by Urbaser workers entered a fifth day yesterday, while 270 tonnes of rubbish has built up on the streets of Mijas and Alhaurin

The Olive Press talks to Manilva mayor Mario Jimenez Rodriguez

What is the biggest draw to Manilva? I’m a big fan of the green spaces and the fantastic expanse of coastline, some 8 kms in...

REVEALED: Estepona spent €100 million on public works in eight years, with cash for new hospital and football ground

Mayor Urbano said under him Estepona has seen the ‘the greatest transformation the city has ever experienced’

Marbella to spend €1.7m building 3,300 parking spaces in HUGE pedestrian-focused new plans

MARBELLA City Council have confirmed they will build 3,300 new parking spaces in a plan that ‘prioritises’ pedestrians. The €1.7 million deal involves opening up...

Police tracking down van driver in Valencia who had 20 pallets stacked to the roof

The stacks went so high the driver narrowly missed hitting a sign as traffic began to build up near an industrial estate.

Firefighters tackle massive blaze as fire rips through Mallorca endangering residents

Some 60 properties were evacuated as a precaution as the fire spread from the Coll de Siller area having been caused by electrical faults in a nearby substation. 





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