Costa del Sol News

COSTA DEL SOL NEWS

Ex-girlfriend claims she shot Andrew Bush in self-defence

By Oliver McIntyreTHE ex-girlfriend of slain of British millionaire Andrew Bush went on trial on Monday for his murder.At the first day of the trial...

Dozens of children in Cataluña enterovirus outbreak

By Dave JamiesonAROUND 50 children in Cataluña have been affected by an outbreak of enterovirus, according to the regional health authority. More than 20 of...

Thousands evacuated as tyres burn

By Dave JamiesonA fire that forced over 6,000 people to leave their homes last Friday is thought to have been started deliberately.The alarm was...

Property market marches up

By James ParkesTHE recovery of the Spanish property market was confirmed last week as March sales figures were 16.8% higher than the same month last...

New record year forecast for Costa tourism

By Oliver McIntyreTOURISM chiefs are expecting another record year on the Costa del Sol, forecasting a hefty 12% increase in arrivals this summer, due...

Mijas’s shorefront walkways get ‘Blue Trail’ status

By Oliver McIntyreMIJAS'S string of shorefront walkways between local beaches has been awarded a ‘Blue Trail’ distinction, which recognises scenic and environmentally friendly routes that...

Cartajima’s new family moves in

By James LangtonA Russian family of four have become the newest residents of Cartajima, a small village in the Valle del Genal, after being...

Every little helps

By James LangtonAN ONLINE fundraising drive launched by The Butterfly Children Charity (DEBRA) to raise money for repairs to its Málaga store, which was gutted...

New safety measures for Bulevar de San Pedro

By Oliver McIntyreMarbella town hall last week launched a series of safety measures on along the Bulevar de San Pedro de Alcántara.The move came...

171 kilos of cocaine hidden in fake bananas

By Oliver McIntyrePOLICE and customs officials have seized 171 kilos of cocaine that was packed into fake bananas hidden among a shipment of real fruit...

Thousands evacuated as tyres burn

By Dave JamiesonA fire that forced over 6,000 people to leave their homes last Friday is thought to have been started deliberately.The alarm was...

Gibraltar becomes FIFA’s newest member

By James LangtonGIBRALTAR'S football team can take part in the qualification stages for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after the Gibraltarian FA officially became...

No proof of life for Spain

By Alex WatkinsTHE BRITISH Foreign and Commonwealth Office has now updated its website regarding 'life' certificates which were being sent to random expat pensioners...

Nerja Festival repeats its two-venue format

By Dave JamiesonThis year’s Nerja Caves Festival will run over four weekends from June 24 to July 16, and once again, as well as...

Manilva-Gaucín road upgrades to begin this year

By James LangtonCONSTRUCTION work to improve the A-377 road between Manilva and Gaucín could begin before the end of the year, after the tendering of...

Mediaeval remains threaten Axarquía golf project

By Dave JamiesonThe regional government is to launch a study into the mediaeval farmstead which lies between Vélez-Málaga and Rincón de la Victoria. The...

Welsh superstars to headline Gibraltar Music Festival

By James LangtonTHE first round of artist announcements for the latest edition of the Gibraltar Music Festival was revealed last week, as the event prepares...

Missing Amy’s stepdad guilty of stepson’s manslaughter

By Oliver McIntyreDavid Mahon, stepfather of Irish teenager Amy Fitzpatrick who disappeared in Mijas in 2008, has been convicted in Ireland for the manslaughter...

Nerja removes illegal squatters

By Dave JamiesonPOLICE in Nerja have cracked down on people living rough at three sites in the municipality.Local police and Guardia Civil officers moved in...

Second-round election process gets underway

By Dave JamiesonWith Friday's deadline looming for political alliances to register ahead of next month’s general election, anti-austerity party Podemos and left-wing Izquierda Unida...

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