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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. 

Ex Marbella mayor Julian Munoz sentenced to house arrest for fraud

Former Marbella head Julian Munoz was convicted for fraudulently helping to subvert 6.7m of public funds by a Malaga judge, who believes he is too ill to serve his term in prison

Iznate mayor encourages baby boom with cash gifts

Gregorio Campos is giving out €1,000 to new families

Costa del Sol town mayor sends heart-warming message to expats in Spain following Brexit vote

'You have made our town your home and you are more than welcome to be here sharing the best of what we have'

Mijas Ciudadanos mayor attacked by PP over Rio Ojen

Juan Carlos Maldonado is accused by the local PP party of allowing the illegal construction at Finca El Pantanillo

Multilingual road sweeper looking to sweep up votes to become mayor

The lawyer in the making also works as a chess master and priest

Police in La Linea strike over wages

The Police union SPPL are at loggerheads with mayor Juan Franco for not paying officers what ‘they were promised’

All that glitters is not gold

When a mayor can dip his hand into public coffers and pull out €50,000 for a frivolous purchase then questions need to be asked

Estepona mayor secretly spends €50,000 on lewd gold statue

EXCLUSIVE: €50,000 splashed on lewd ‘gold’ statue while cash-strapped soup kitchen remains in need

Everyone deserves a holiday – give Manuela Carmela a break

Everyone deserves a summer holiday. But not if you're mayor of Madrid, according to some

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