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AROUND 30 of Gibraltar’s famous Barbary macaques are being relocated to a safari park in Scotland as part of the Gibraltar government’s macaque management plan, announced officials…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 08:18

Kidney transplant chain in Andalucía

IT HAS been revealed that a remarkable chain of kidney transplant operations was carried out in Spain last month.  Simultaneous operations resulted in four patients from Barcelona,…
Monday, 20 October 2014 10:44

Junta publishes planning reform bill

THE Junta de Andalucía last week published a draft bill aimed at regularising illegal builds amid news the Priors, an expat couple whose home was demolished by…
Monday, 20 October 2014 08:12

Torremolinos mega-mall project is back

PLANS for what was envisioned as a huge Trafford Centre-style commercial centre near the Palacio de Congresos in Torremolinos appear to be getting back on track, although…
Friday, 17 October 2014 08:02

New life for historic building

A HISTORIC mansion on the hillside overlooking Torremolinos's Bajondillo beach was inaugurated as a municipal building last week after undergoing a major restoration by the town hall.…
Friday, 17 October 2014 07:59

'Cosmopolitan Marbella and its city model'

NEXT Thursday 23 October at 6pm in the Cortijo Miraflores in Marbella, Marbella Activa Association and Costa del Sol Nachrichten newspaper (CDSN'S German sister paper) are chairing…
THE Junta de Andalucía has no plans to launch work soon on the new Chare public health hospital in Estepona – despite an offer last week by…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 07:51

Winter flu jab campaign begins

Málaga's health centres began dispensing doses of the seasonal influenza vaccine yesterday. The campaign continues until the end of November.   Doctors say everyone aged 65 years…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 16:18

Costa del Sol News moves with the times

HAVING up-to-date and reliable news about your area has become a must for those who wish to make the most of their time in Spain. The Costa…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 16:18

Ebola fears spread

THE fear which has been building amongst Spain’s health workers since a nursing auxiliary in Madrid was diagnosed to have been infected with the Ebola virus, manifested…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:47

Catalan independence referendum scrapped

THE referendum is cancelled but the voting will go ahead.  On Monday, the president of Cataluña confirmed that the controversial poll on independence for the region would…
MORE than 100 people were detained or denounced for maltreating animals in Spain in the first seven months of this year. Data released by the Guardia Civil…
SPAIN'S tax agency has launched an investigation after it was revealed last week that dozens of bank directors had spent 15.5 million euros over 10 years using…
MÁLAGA province has a cancer mortality rate below the national average, according to a ‘cancer map’ developed by the National Centre for Epidemiology after studying more than…
THE British are coming!  An invasion of Málaga’s Malagueta beach is expected on Sunday, October 26, complete with cannon and musket fire, as the forces of His…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:26

Frightening near-miss at Málaga airport

DETAILS have emerged of a frightening incident at Málaga airport last month when two aircraft carrying British holidaymakers came within about 150 metres of one another.  Last…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:23

Court victory for expats

FOUR British couples have won a landmark ruling against the developers of an illegal urbanisation after a judge ordered the Spanish builders and the local council to…
AN assistant nurse from Galicia has become the first person outside Africa to contract the Ebola virus. She was part of the team at Madrid's Carlos III…
THE Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of three men who were sentenced to four years each for raping a 32-year-old British tourist after offering to give…
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:36

Free ID badges for dementia patients

ELDERLY people who suffer from Alzheimer's disease or other dementia could benefit from a new invention that will help in case they get lost.   A company…
ONE of the activist groups demanding the opening Guadalhorce valley hospital says it is being “silenced” by Cártama town hall, which will not allow it to install…
THE number of foreigners buying homes on the Costa shot up 30% in second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year and reached…
Monday, 06 October 2014 08:00

Cannabis factory nightmare

BRITISH property owner Christine Dall has received a massive electricity bill after her Spanish holiday home was turned into a cannabis factory by her tenant.   Christine…
ESTEPONA town hall says it has successfully thwarted cable thieves with the implementation of a hi-tech protection system that notifies police the instant a theft attempt gets…
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