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(Agencies) Limón Amargo (‘Bitter Lemon’), a blog run by a former Partido Andalucista (PA) candidate to the mayorship of Algeciras, Leandro Castelló, was closed down recently by the owner of the domain, Castelló himself, because it allegedly contained insults and slanders against the governing PSOE party. Several members of the Council have started legal proceedings.> Read the rest of this entry »
Spanish judges are going out on strike on October 8th, this time with the support of the main ‘union’, the Asociación Profesional de la Magistratura (APM), which represents the majority of magistrates in the country and did not support a strike held last February.> Read the rest of this entry »
(BBC) Vote counting is under way after the Republic of Ireland’s crucial second referendum on the EU’s Lisbon Treaty. Early returns are showing clear majorities for the “Yes” campaign – just 18 months after voters rejected the treaty in the first referendum.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) A lorry carrying 4000 litres of liquid propane overturned on Tuesday on the MA-9300 road down to El Colmenar. Special emergency units had to be called in to deal with the propane. > Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) Mayor Juan Carlos Suárez (photo: DiarioSur) of La Línea announced this morning that he is resigning ‘as of now’ because he has been barred from public office for six months’ by the Provincial Court as a result of the Palex financial scandal, whereby he was accused and found guilty of ignoring court orders regarding payments for a hemodialysis service that go back to 1994.