Costa del Sol News

COSTA DEL SOL NEWS

Costa attracts top European football clubs for winter training

OVER 100 football teams, including some top-name clubs from around Europe, will travel to the Costa del Sol for their winter training camps, said...

Marbella launches special patrol against ‘pirate’ taxis

MARBELLA'S local police have launched a special unit to tackle ‘pirate’ taxi services in the town in an effort to protect licensed cabbies from...

Major new park projects for Mijas and Estepona

MIJAS town hall last week announced it is to create the biggest municipal park in the province, a sprawling 350,000-square-metre open space in the...

Guadalhorce A&E opens at last

THE A&E department of the new health centre for the Guadalhorce valley finally opened  its doors to the public for the first time yesterday,...

Tráfico’s fine mess

Around 19,000 speeding tickets issued in Málaga between 2010 and 2015 may be annulled, according to the European Motorists Association (AEA). The independent non-profit body...

Elderly woman’s death highlights ‘energy poverty’

THERE has been outrage expressed across Spain in the last 10 days following the death of an 81-year-old woman in a house fire at...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Fuengirola

FUENGIROLA is getting into the festive spirit, with the town’s Christmas lights being switched on today, Thursday, November 24, and the Christmas market and...

The ‘Big Collection’ for needy families starts on Friday

MORE than 5,000 volunteers will be at supermarkets and food halls across Málaga on Friday November 25, and Saturday as the province participates in...

Málaga lights up for Christmas

The Christmas lights in the city of Málaga will be switched on tomorrow, Thursday November 24th, at 7pm during a ceremony in the Plaza...

UK compensation culture slammed by hoteliers

AN ASSOCIATION of Spanish hoteliers says it will not sit by idly while British tourists lodge a barrage of false complaints against Spanish hotels....

Dangerous giant snail found in Andalucía

A GIANT snail which carries parasites harmful to humans has been identified in Andalucía. The Achatina fulica is native to East Africa and, as...

Gibraltar airport flying high with record number of passengers

GIBRALTAR International Airport is having a historic year, with a 23.6% surge in passenger numbers through October following multiple record-breaking months.

EU funds for Nerja’s Chillar river project

NERJA has applied for European funding to finance its plans to control public access to the course of the Chillar river north of the...

Dozens of applicants for Ronda’s ‘graveyard shift’

A RATHER unusual job listing by Ronda’s local council has attracted a significant amount of attention amongst the town’s unemployed, with 80 applicants registering...

Marbella residents set to vote on use of €2 million

RESIDENTS of Marbella are being asked to vote on how to spend a total of €2 million in next year’s municipal budget, with town...

EU visa waiver expected ‘before Brexit’

BRITISH nationals could soon have to pay extra to enter Spain. The EU is considering the introduction of a scheme similar to the US...

Torremolinos shelter animal abuse case goes to trial

THE former director of the Parque Animal shelter and municipal pound in Torremolinos, who is accused of animal abuse in relation to irregularities in...

Pay to stay in EU

AN MEP from Luxemburg has launched an initiative which would give Britons the chance to retain their European citizenship.

Parents jailed after Málaga baby death

THE parents of a three-month old baby who died last Thursday showing signs of maltreatment and malnutrition have been ordered to be held in...

Two Britons detained over ATM blast robberies

A FOUR-month campaign of attacks on cash-points in the province (CDSN November 10) came to an end last week with early morning police raids...

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Padrón Office

Common Front

Masked Robbers

Youngster Found

Kind Deed

Water Survey

No Extradition

Airport Thefts

Shoe Scam

Pneumo Jab