Body of missing British resident found in Cuevas

The body of 60 year old British man living in Zurgena who went missing yesterday has been found in Cuevas. Guardia Civil teams searching for the man, who suffered from amnesia, were alerted to the presence of a body at the bottom of the Cala del Peñón Cortado. The London born man appears to have fallen off the cliffs. The fire brigade were called to help scale the cliff and retrieve his body. Police are Continue reading Body of missing British resident found in Cuevas

Carboneras will get a marina

Carboneras will get a new marina, or sports port, before 2020. The Junta confirmed yesterday in a meeting with the Mayor that the new marina will be included in the 2015-2020 “Ports of Andalucia” development plan, although no firm timescale has been announced. It’s been on the cards for the last 20 years, but the port of Carboneras has always been firmly industrial and fishing. The Mayor says it’s all part of his plan to Continue reading Carboneras will get a marina

Seat Ibiza is 30 today!

It’s the iconic Spanish car, the nippy little SEAT Ibiza, and the first one went on sale 30 years ago today. The first ever Ibiza cost a whopping 825,000 pesetas, or about €15.620 in 2014 prices. Surprisingly enough, almost double what the basic version costs today. Not really cheap. It was pretty atrocious, too. Design faults and dodgy suspension, made up for only by the fact that the engine blazed out power and was relatively Continue reading Seat Ibiza is 30 today!

Catalonia already secretly working on a new Constitution

Catalonia has leaked the news that the nationalists are already drawing up a new Constitution in the event that the region breaks away from Spain. The main nationalist parties agreed some months ago to ask 10 of the regions most respected scholars, jurists and intellectuals to drawup a draft Constitution – and they have already agreed on the first 60 articles. Santiago Vidal, senior Judge at the Barcelona Provincial Courts, admitted to El Mundo that Continue reading Catalonia already secretly working on a new Constitution