Judge Alaya has formally requested the presence of the legal defense teams of ex-Presidents Griñán (he quit last week) and former President Chaves, the two former leaders of Andalucia, in the massive ERE corruption scandal rocking Andalucia. The ERE scandal, for the uninitiated, is an investigation into the crooked payment of illegal pensions and redundancy payments (using over a billion euros of tax payers money) to political buddies in state owned companies across Andalucia. So Continue reading Judge goes after Griñan and Chaves in corruption scandal rocking Andalucias government
A new survey reckons that Madrid has spent over 9 billion euros attempting to win the Olympic bid over the last three bids, against the total Olympic cost to London of 12 billion. Some wag has asked the Guinness book of world records to award Madrid the title of “City that has spent the most bidding for the Olympics without winning”. You see, over the decade, Madrid has spent a vast amount upgrading its sporting Continue reading Spain has spent almost as much trying to get the Olympics, as the UK did hosting them!