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SPANISH fashion designer Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada is to present her new collection in Mijas this weekend as part of the town’s Pasarela del Mar fashion…
SECURITY services in Cataluña are reported to have thwarted the plans of a jihadist cell to stage a kidnap, followed by an IS-style interrogation and execution. Around…
THE online reservation system for free tickets to walk the Caminito del Rey, the cliff-side walkway at el Chorro, crashed last Friday when it was re-opened to…
TWO teenaged members of a group of hearing impaired Turkish students on a visit to Marbella drowned to death along with one of their teachers at a…
THE sister of a woman who went missing after leaving a Marbella disco last year has posted an emotional video pleading for information on her whereabouts and…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 16:29

Tourist dies in Nerja cliff fall

THE body of a 25-year-old Polish tourist was recovered from t the foot of cliffs on the coast in Nerja last Wednesday morning.  He was reported to…
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 10:00

Road fatalities increasing in Spain

A RISING economy and falling fuel prices are being blamed for a worrying increase in road accident fatalities in the first quarter of 2015. From January to…
Monday, 13 April 2015 12:46

Brits in Spain increasing in number

Contrary to reports that the British community in Spain is shrinking rapidly, a new report indicates that it is expanding.  The news comes in new data just…
VISITORS to the Upper Rock area of Gibraltar can expect an enhanced experience after work has been completed on a new series of improvements to the attractions…
MÁLAGA has the fewest public health hospital beds per capita of any province in Andalucía, according to a report by the CC.OO trade union.   Further, the…
ESTEPONA will roar like thunder this weekend as the town hosts a Spanish mountain road racing championship event.   Nearly 100 teams are expected to race in…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 09:58

Work starts on Nerja fire station

A CEREMONY  to mark the formal start of construction of Nerja’s new fire station was held in the town last week. The vice president of the provincial…
THE reservation system for walking on the Caminito del Rey, the newly restored cliff-side pathway at El Chorro, appears to have returned to normal after a glitch…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 08:05

Game up for job contract fiddlers

A CRACKDOWN on illegal workers in Málaga's catering sector has been promised by the provincial employment authorities. Plans were announced last week to make 1,900 inspections of…
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 16:48

Two dead and one saved in caving accident

A 41-YEAR-OLD Granada man is one of the two cavers who have died after becoming trapped in a deep ravine in the Atlas mountains in southern Morocco.…
INITIAL investigations indicate that the mother of a family found dead in a Gibraltar apartment last week killed her two children and husband before committing suicide, according…
TWO controversial new laws were passed by Deputies in Spain’s lower house last Thursday. Both have triggered noisy public demonstrations in recent months and were strongly opposed…
ESTEPONA'S  new Parque Botánica garden and orchidarium, featuring what local officials describe as "one of the best orchid collections in the country," opened to the public on…
Thursday, 02 April 2015 08:07

Video of mugging leads police to suspect

A MAN who allegedly mugged a woman outside a bank in Torremolinos has been arrested thanks to a video of the crime taken by a person sitting…
POLICE have intercepted 16 kilos of pure cocaine with a street value of a million euros during routine operations at Málaga's port.   National Police were monitoring…
A MAN accused of killing three women in Mijas and Marbella in the summer of 2011 is facing 63 years in prison. The public prosecutor accuses German…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 10:16

A-7 motorway to Motril is open to traffic

GRANADA and Málaga were linked to Motril and its port by motorway on Monday when another section of the coastal A-7 autovía was opened to traffic. The…
TWO suspected cases of murder-suicide are under investigation in Gibraltar, where a whole family was found dead with stab wounds in a rented apartment, and Alhaurín de…
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:53

Pompidou opens in Málaga

MÁLAGA added a new jewel to its cultural crown on Saturday when the city’s new Pompidou Centre was formally opened by prime minister Mariano Rajoy.    Accompanied…
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