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THE Spanish government's announcement last week that it is to carry out improvement works to 'facilitate frontier flow' at the La Linea border with Gibraltar, in compliance…
RONDA town hall has asked local residents to help stamp out fly tipping that has resulted in piles of construction rubble and other debris along dirt tracks…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:18

Costa tourism chiefs woo British birders

AS PART of an ongoing effort to woo UK birders to the Costa, tourism chiefs in Málaga province sent a delegation to the recent British Birdwatchers Fair…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:15

TIP-OFFS EXPOSE ILLEGAL JOBS

ALMOST two-third of anonymous tip-offs about illegal employment have led to a fraudulent practice being uncovered. The Employment Ministry said on Friday that in the first year…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:10

Card fraudsters nabbed in Marbella

POLICE  have arrested five people in the break-up of a gang that allegedly used deceptive tactics to make off with people's bank cards and PIN codes and…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:08

THAT SINKING FEELING

THE sixth edition of Gibraltar's Charity Cardboard Boat Race took place in Ocean Village Marina last Saturday and everyone agreed it was probably the best year yet.…
A VIDEO of a local police officer in Cataluña telling a member of the public he would lie in court has become a hit on the Internet.…
FOR the first time ever, Spain has overtaken Italy as the world's top olive oil exporter to the United States and Japan. However, there are warnings of…
Friday, 22 August 2014 10:07

Mijas racetrack jumps back into action

HIGH-LEVEL horse competitions are set to return to the Hipódromo Costa del Sol racetrack in Mijas beginning this autumn after the town hall awarded a new contract…
Friday, 22 August 2014 08:25

Coín’s top tomatoes fetch 620 euros

A SMALL box of Coín’s best tomatoes sold for 620 euros at auction after the town’s annual tomato growing contest last Friday.   Sebastián Pacheco of Coín’s…
POLICE have arrested five people after a woman in Marbella was scammed out of 750,000 euros by a man who claimed to be the prime minister of…
Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:35

Car hire companies named and shamed

THREE car rental companies - Europcar, Avis and Hertz - have been accused by the European Commission (EC) of 'discriminatory practices' over online transactions.   According to…
RESIDENTS of the Castillo de Santa Clara building in Torremolinos have installed a painted tile portrait in memory of Briton Anne Margaret Roe, who with her husband…
FIVE young men, two of them minors, have been arrested by police in Málaga on suspicion of a sexual assault on a 20-year-old girl. The victim was…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 09:44

Ebola patient dies in Madrid

THE 75-year-old Spanish priest who was flown to Spain after contracting the Ebola virus in Liberia (CDSN last week) died in hospital in Madrid on Tuesday morning.…
Monday, 18 August 2014 10:18

Cannabis club controls

THE regional government in Cataluña is to introduce controls on around 400 cannabis clubs which have been formed in the last couple of years. Most of the…
Monday, 18 August 2014 10:15

'Lover boy' sex gang arrested

THIRTEEN  people have been arrested by National Police in an operation which freed 11 Romanian women who were sexually exploited by their fellow nationals in Spain.  …
AT LAST  the deadlock has been broken.   Workmen building the extension to the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella knocked off in 2011, when 50% of…
Thursday, 14 August 2014 09:59

Mijas opens new fire prevention office

TRUE to his word the mayor of Mijas, Ángel Nozal, has opened a new Fire Prevention Office.   Just under two weeks ago, with the ashes barely…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 12:31

Horses found dead in Álora cruelty case

TWO people have been charged following the discovery of the remains of at least six horses on a farm in Álora.   Around 30 more were suffering…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 12:22

Nerja Museum director stabbed to death

THE DIRECTOR of Nerja's History Museum has been stabbed to death at her home in Torrox Costa.   A Spanish man, believed to be her former partner,…
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 13:24

Catalan waiter claims king is his father

A CATALAN waiter who claims that King Juan Carlos is his father is reported to be pursuing a paternity suit in the Supreme Court. Albert Solá Jiménez…
SPAIN has been given 90 days to respond to the recommendations of a United Nations working group which has investigated how the country is handling reports of…
Friday, 08 August 2014 10:01

Economy 'better,' says PM

AS Spain was packing its bags for the annual August break, Mariano Rajoy was telling journalists that the country's economy is performing "better than expected." At last…
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