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Thursday, 05 March 2015 14:08

Expats challenge winter fuel axe

A CHALLENGE is being mounted to the UK government’s decision to end winter fuel payments for expats in countries, including Spain, that were found to have a…
IN THE latest in a years-long demand for the creation of disabled access at the Torremolinos Cercanías train station, a local group has launched an online petition…
A NEW directive from Brussels means that a range of electrical and electronic devices now have to be removed from hand luggage for inspection by airport security…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 14:30

Northern Spain swamped by severe flooding

WHIILE southern Spain was basking in early spring sunshine last week, northern provinces were battered by gales and floods. Melting snow and heavy rain forced river levels…
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 09:08

Speed cameras unveiled

IN A dramatic U-turn, Tráfico is adopting a new approach to catching speeding drivers with plans to warn road users of the locations of all speed cameras…
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:36

Conners conned in fake Goya scam

A PAIR of brothers from Girona, who allegedly tried to con an Arab sheikh, have been arrested and are facing charges of fraud, but not before their…
MIJAS residents with a green thumb but no garden space will soon have access to allotment gardens after the town hall last week launched work on 99…
BENALMÁDENA'S motorway exit congestion problem is a step closer to a solution after the town hall agreed the handover of land to the Ministry of Public Works…
Friday, 27 February 2015 09:36

Staying awake

HUNDREDS of patients were diagnosed as suffering from a debilitating sleep disorder in tests carried out by a hospital in Torrecárdenas, Almería, last year on people complaining…
A GIBRALTAR woman had her car impounded after Spanish Guardia Civil border officers found a single pack of undeclared cigarettes in the glove compartment of her car,…
Thursday, 26 February 2015 10:15

Mijas uses carrot and stick with caravanners

MIJAS this week issued a mayoral edict laying down regulations on the parking of caravans at the La Cala fairground – including limiting their stay to 15…
Thursday, 26 February 2015 08:30

Free ticket rush

THE newly restored Caminito del Rey, the cliff-hugging walkway pegged high on the walls of the Los Gaitanes gorge at El Chorro, will open to the public…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 13:19

Wising up to new will laws

      British residents in Spain are being advised to check their Spanish wills in the light of an EU directive that comes into force on…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 11:44

Patient wins €60,000 over failed diagnosis

The family of a 19-year-old youth has been awarded 60,000 euros in damages after doctors in Málaga failed to diagnose a brain haemorrhage. Last week, a Sevilla…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:46

Great fuel rip-off continues

OIL companies in Spain increased their profits by around 4% when the price of crude plummeted because they did not pass on the full value of their…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 07:55

Nerja faces residents’ cash loss

NERJA town hall could lose more than 300,000 euros in income unless local residents confirm that they still live within the municipality.  With a cut-off date of…
Monday, 23 February 2015 10:10

Rincón warned over Hobbit plan

HIGHLY-publicised plans to build a Lord of The Rings-themed park in Rincón de la Victoria have already hit a potential problem. The project to develop the town’s…
Monday, 23 February 2015 08:21

War on sexual exploitation

CLIENTS looking for sex with prostitutes will be subjected to "unbearable" pressure from state security forces.   This was the message meted out recently by National Police…
MÁLAGA province posted the fourth highest home sales in the country in 2014, according to figures released last week by the National Statistics Institute (INE).   The…
A BRITISH business in Torremolinos made one resident of the town a hugely happy customer after it issued him the winning ticket for a 12,000-euro shopping spree…
RESCUED bank Bankia and four of its former executives have been given a month to post Spain’s biggest ever civil liability bond.  Last Friday, the High Court…
AN action group that has long been fighting for the launch of the built but unopened Guadalhorce valley hospital has decided to re-launch its protest activities in…
Thursday, 19 February 2015 08:10

Priests escape sex charges

A COURT in Granada has dropped charges against 11 of the 12 men, including a number of priests, alleged to have participated in the sexual abuse of…
A MIJAS resident on Monday threatened to set himself on fire in protest at the town hall’s failure to guarantee that some 200 street parking spaces will…
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