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Jobless man, 25, sues parents for monthly maintenance
Legal & Finance Wed, Apr 27, 2011

Jobless man, 25, sues parents for monthly maintenance

A YOUNG man who took his parents to court to sue them for a monthly allowance has not only lost his case, but been ordered by the judge to leave the family home.In the Family Court of Málaga, judge José Luis Utrera...

Legal & Finance Wed, Oct 22, 2008

Málaga council ordered to compensate ruined wedding day...

A judge in Málaga has ordered the city council to pay €3,000 euros in compensation to a couple who were an hour late for their own wedding because the Local Police would not let the bride's car pull up in front...

Marbella corruption scandal mastermind released on bail
Legal & Finance Tue, Apr 15, 2008

Marbella corruption scandal mastermind released on bail

Juan Antonio Roca, the man accused of masterminding widespread urbanisation-related corruption within Marbella Town Hall, was released from Albolote jail in Granada yesterday after spending the last two years behind...

Marbella corruption scandal mayor granted three-day pass
Legal & Finance Sat, Apr 12, 2008

Marbella corruption scandal mayor granted three-day pass

The disgraced former mayor of Marbella, Julián Muñoz, is enjoying a long weekend break from Alhaurín de la Torre jail where he is serving time for property-development related corruption. Muñoz left the prison that...

€120,000 for murder suspect wrongly jailed for 17 months
Legal & Finance Sat, Jan 26, 2008

€120,000 for murder suspect wrongly jailed for 17 months

The Justice ministry has awarded Dolores Vázquez, who spent 17 months in jail falsely accused of a murder that Tony Alexander King subsequently confessed to, €120,000 in compensation - substantially less than the...

Legal & Finance Fri, Aug 24, 2007

Austrian Nazi arrested in Málaga

The notorious Nazi sympathiser, Gerd Honsik, was arrested in Málaga yesterday on an international arrest warrant issued in Austria. Honsik was sentenced to serve eighteen months in jail by a Vienna court in 1992 for...

Latvian flag robbers arrive back in Spain
Legal & Finance Sat, Jun 16, 2007

Latvian flag robbers arrive back in Spain

After spending two weeks locked up in a Latvian jail for insulting and stamping on the Latvian national flag, Miguel Ángel López (photo, right) and Edén Galván (photo, left), said that they were "very happy to...

Legal & Finance Wed, May 9, 2007

French art dealer becomes 100th arrestee in Marbella...

French art and antiques dealer, Jean Fournet, was arrested in Marbella today on charges relating to the 'Malaya' investigation into property development corruption in which the town council is heavily implicated...

Corruption case wife released on bail
Legal & Finance Fri, Mar 16, 2007

Corruption case wife released on bail

Rosa Jimeno, who is the wife of former town planning adviser, Juan Antonio Roca, at the centre of the Marbella corruption scandal, was released yesterday after posting bail of €90,000 by the judge in charge of the...

Disgraced Marbella mayor rushed to hospital with heart problem
Legal & Finance Thu, Mar 1, 2007

Disgraced Marbella mayor rushed to hospital with heart...

Suffering with some kind of unconfirmed cardio-vascular problem, the best-known inmate at Jaén-2 jail, Julián Muñoz (photo, right with his former wife, Mayte Zaldívar), has been admitted to Jaén Provincial Hospital...

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