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Around the world – without leaving Fuengirola

By James LangtonREPRESENTATIVES from over thirty countries around the world, including dancers, performers, musicians and even an American-football team, met in Fuengirola’s Parque de España last...

Ex-minister facing corruption trial turns to Buddhism

By Samantha KettDISGRACED former Bankia chair and deputy president of Spain Rodrigo Rato got in touch with his spiritual side over Easter with a...

Brittle Mijas town hall coalition shatters

By Oliver McIntyreTHE Ciudadanos-Partido Popular governing coalition in Mijas, which has been fraught with tensions and conflict almost from the outset, completely ruptured on...

Spain ranks among EU’s worst for child poverty risk

By Dave JamiesonMORE than a third of Spanish children are at risk of poverty, according to a new report by Unicef. The country was...

Bid to halt overfishing

By Nuria PerezMEASURES to protect the fishing grounds in the Mediterranean Sea and enable overfished species to recover were drawn up last week.Taking part...

Anti-corruption leader facing extortion charges

By Dave JamiesonThe head of a group whose actions led to King Felipe’s sister standing trial for tax fraud has been arrested on suspicion...

Royal Guard military troops ‘storm’ Málaga

By Oliver McIntyreIf you are out and about over the next few days in Málaga province, don’t be surprised if you find yourself face...

High Court hears Brits’ Brexit legal case

NEWS Staff ReporterA High Court hearing into the rights of up to two million Britons in Europe to vote in the EU referendum was...

Gibraltar’s monkey-proof bins designed by local youth

By Oliver McIntyreGibraltar has begun installing new ‘monkey-proof’ rubbish and recycling bins that were designed by a local youth as an A-level school project.Jared...

Big brother on the roads

  By Nuria PérezA TOTAL of 270 cameras are being installed on roads around the country which are specially designed to trap motorists using mobile...

Information for expats on law changes

Benalmádena’s foreigners' department is hosting an informative talk next week that will help to clarify recent law changes that could affect expats, including the...

Senda Litoral coastal path reaches 100km mark

A hundred kilometres of Málaga’s coastline can now be enjoyed by walkers or cyclists as work progresses on the Senda Litoral, which will eventually...

Málaga families to benefit from mortgage ruling

More than 100,000 home owners in the province of Málaga are set to benefit from last week’s historic court ruling on fixed minimum rates,...

Police reel in stolen phone ‘phishing’ gang

Police have arrested three people in the break-up of a gang that allegedly operated an elaborate ‘phishing’ scam to get the passwords of people...

Taxman targets holiday lets

WITH tax filing season now underway, inspectors are reported to be targeting property owners who placed advertisements for holiday rentals during 2015.The crackdown includes those...

Dozens of animals killed in pet store fire

TRAGEDY struck in Benalmádena on Tuesday, April 12, as dozens of animals were killed after a fire broke out in an Arroyo de la Miel...

France declares ‘wine war’ on Spain

Spain’s wine producers have reacted angrily to news that French farmers have hijacked their tankers and emptied them onto the roads (CDSN last week)....

Expat Brexit vote: will the postman arrive in time?

THE UK's Electoral Commission has told local authorities in Britain that postal votes for the EU referendum should be sent out to overseas voters...

Costa has 27 of Spain’s best golf courses, says UK website

The Costa del Golf - taking in the zone from Nerja on the far east of Málaga province to Sotogrande just across the border...

Shutterbugs can snap up €3,500 in prizes

PHOTOGRAPHERS  have a chance to shoot for a total of €3,500 in prizes in this year's Torremolinos photography competition, which for the first time...

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