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Politics & People news & information for Costa del Sol

'Malaya' corruption councillor on run 11 years gives himself up
Politics Mon, Sep 18, 2017

'Malaya' corruption councillor on run 11 years...

A COUNCILLOR from Marbella wanted in connection with the Malaya property corruption case who has been on the run from justice for over 11 years has handed himself in. Carlos Fernández has been under an international...

Franco's vice-president José Utrera Molina dies 10 days after his 91st birthday
Politics Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Franco's vice-president José Utrera Molina dies 10...

DICTATOR General Franco's former minister and vice-president José Utrera Molina has died at his home in Nerja (Málaga province) just 10 days after he turned 91. Secretary-General of Movement and deputy president...

Multi-million money-laundering probe into Syrian president's uncle and Costa del Sol villas seized
Politics Thu, Apr 6, 2017

Multi-million money-laundering probe into Syrian...

SYRIAN president Bashar al-Assad's uncle has come under investigation by Spain's National Court for possible multi-million money laundering. Rifaat al-Assad's luxury villas in Marbella and Puerto Banús...

Antonio Banderas keeps Marbella villa in divorce settlement; Melanie Griffiths gets Picasso sketch
Politics Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Antonio Banderas keeps Marbella villa in divorce...

MÁLAGA-BORN Hollywood legend Antonio Banderas and his wife of 19 years, Melanie Griffith have finalised their asset split 'amicably' with the latter getting a house in the US ski resort area of Aspen, a Picasso...

Sean Connery's wife faces €22m fine over Marbella villa sale
Politics Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Sean Connery's wife faces €22m fine over Marbella...

SEAN Connery's wife Micheline Roquebrune is officially facing criminal charges over the so-called 'Operation Goldfinger' property corruption investigation – although her veteran Bond actor husband has been...

Sean Connery's wife in the dock over tax evasion charges
Politics Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Sean Connery's wife in the dock over tax evasion charges

BOND actor Sean Connery's wife Micheline Roquebrune is facing two-and-a-half years in prison for alleged tax evasion on the sale of luxury properties on a Marbella development. She could also face a fine of up to...

Manilva mayoress resigns amid corruption allegations
Politics Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Manilva mayoress resigns amid corruption allegations

A COSTA del Sol mayoress has resigned amid charges of corruption and nepotism. Antonia Muñoz (pictured), leader of Manilva (Málaga) town council is believed to have given jobs and lucrative public works contracts to...

Sean Connery states he had 'no connection whatsoever' with Marbella corruption case
Politics Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Sean Connery states he had 'no connection...

BOND legend Sean Connery and his wife have denied any involvement with building corruption and money-laundering offences relating to their villa in Marbella in a case that has been ongoing since 2007 and features...

Marbella-based 'Malaya' corruption and money-laundering trial lands 50 in jail
Politics Sat, Oct 5, 2013

Marbella-based 'Malaya' corruption and money...

THE largest-ever corruption and money-laundering scandal in Spain's history has finally been tried in full and over 50 people sentenced – over seven years after it was uncovered. Another 50 or so implicated in the...

Sean Connery given deadline to testify over Malaya case
Politics Wed, Jul 3, 2013

Sean Connery given deadline to testify over Malaya case

EX-BOND actor Sean Connery has been given six months to decide whether he wants to testify in court over a property he owns in Marbella, or go to prison. Every time the former 007 – who played the spy in in 1964,...

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