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Friday, 01 August 2014 10:37

Churriana plot under investigation

THE ownership of a 370,000 square metre plot of land in Churriana is under investigation by the Guardia Civil. Investigators have voiced their suspicions of a "special…
A MERCANTILE court in Málaga last week declared null and abusive the extra charge made by Iberia and Iberia Express for paying by credit card when booking…
Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:38

Weapons cache seized in Rincón

A FIREARM seized in a police operation in Churriana has led investigators to a home in Rincón de la Victoria where they found one of the largest…
Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:35

HUNDREDS CAUGHT IN CERTIFICATE FRAUD

NATIONAL  Police in Málaga say they have now closed a long investigation into a huge number of frauds in both the public and private sectors. Over 600…
An alleged British murderer who has been on the run in Spain since 2010 was arrested after turning himself in to police in Madrid last week.  …
Monday, 28 July 2014 10:16

BRITISH DRUG ARRESTS SOAR

THE  number of Britons arrested on drug offences in Spain has increased by over two-thirds in a year. A UK government report published last Thursday shows that…
Monday, 28 July 2014 10:02

Bull drowns at fiestas

FRESH debate has been sparked over the ethics of Dénia's 'bous a la mar' festival after a bull drowned in the sea at this year's event.  …
TODAY is the first anniversary of the train derailment near Santiago de Compostela. Of the 222 people on board, 79 died and 140 were injured. Survivors and…
RONDA  is set to join the numerous towns around the province where mass graves from the Civil War period are being dug up in the hopes of…
SPAIN and the UK have clashed in a diplomatic row over the last week after the UK government reacted strongly to a Spanish Navy patrol boat's attempts…
NEXT Wednesday, Málaga joins an elite group of Spanish cities which boast a metro public transport system. The new Málaga Metro which opens officially on July 30…
THE state prosecutor last week urged the Supreme Court to increase the sentences issued by the Málaga provincial court to those convicted in the huge Malaya corruption…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 16:36

Safe-cutting thieves caught

POLICE have arrested two men accused of breaking into a Benalmádena real estate agents and stealing a safe, which they later cut open with a thermal lance,…
MARBELLA town hall has started to issue official concessions to the town’s chiringuitos, giving the beach bars and restaurants a legal status they have lacked for years.…
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 07:56

Mijas shoreline footpath works launch

WORK on the six-kilometre bike and footpath between La Cala de Mijas and the Marbella border near Cabopino got underway last week, with the path expected to…
THE Izquieda Unida party, which forms a coalition government with the socialist PSOE at the Junta de Andalucía, has called on residents of the Serranía de Ronda…
Monday, 21 July 2014 07:46

Gas inspectors detained

TWO men claiming to be gas inspectors have been arrested on suspicion of theft.  Guardia Civil officers from Canillas de Aceituno arrested the suspects after a complaint…
A TORREMOLINOS court has opened an investigation into document fraud charges against the former director of the Parque Animal shelter and municipal pound in Torremolinos, who was…
Friday, 18 July 2014 08:31

Strike threatens summer getaway

SPAIN is set to be hit by a two-day strike intended to disrupt travel at one of the busiest times of the year.  The stoppage by rail…
TWENTY homeowners in the Estepona port area have lost their 10 million-euro lawsuit over excessive noise from bars at the port, a popular night spot.   A…
Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:00

MOT price cuts wheeled in

BEGINNING next month most Costa drivers will be paying less for an ITV vehicle inspection (MOT). The Junta de Andalucía has announced a series of price cuts and…
THOUSANDS  of enthusiasts have applied to be extras in Game of Thrones episodes that are to be filmed in Andalucía, but many hopefuls may have fallen victim…
THE man arrested for allegedly starting a fire two Sundays ago in Almogía (CDSN last week) is believed to be the culprit of a string of fires…
IN AN  attempt to boost the economy and domestic spending, the government is to free up the legislation governing shop opening hours in certain areas and is…
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