First Cádiz and now Almuñécar; a political party wants to change the name of a street bearing the ex-King’s name to something else.
Just when the Plaza de Madrid in Almuñécar was settling down after the trauma of roadworks, the street that connects it to Avenida Juan Carlos has been dug up.
His popularity seemed untouchable, and was further enhanced by the fact he never courted such adulation. Always calm and measured, intelligent and informed, he was everything the new power hungry politicians were not. The feeling of stability he managed to instill was felt throughout the world, and for the majority of his reign he was regarded by other nations as the most popular current monarch.
Rey Don Juan Carlos I, the darling of the Spanish, has been sacked as head of the World Wildlife Fund; a position that he held in an honoury capacity
Two electricians in Almuñécar were injured when they received a high-voltage discharge whilst working on a fuse box in the garage of a 4-storey building on Avenida Don Juan Carlos, just before five in the afternoon.