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Controversy surrounds Spain’s Eurosong

THE singer Manel Navarro has been selected to represent Spain in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. However, the choice is mired in controversy after...

EU warns on Britons’ status post Brexit

By Dave Jamieson A leaked EU internal document suggests that the future of Britons living in Spain could be prejudiced by the British government’s failure...

Premier League pirates shut down

THE National Police have shut down a store in the Calahonda zone of Mijas that was allegedly providing illegal streaming of Premier League games...

Police on the lookout for hit and run driver in Benalmádena

The hunt continues for the driver who knocked a Swedish cyclist from his bike in Benalmádena last Sunday, February 12, after police tracked down...

Call for action against repeat arsonist in Mijas

MIJAS town hall has called on the prosecutor’s office to take stronger action against a man who has been arrested multiple times for a...

Retro photo exhibition is a window on Torremolinos’s past

  A permanent exhibition of vintage photographs that launched last week in Torremolinos offers a window onto the town’s early tourism heyday in the 1960s...

Mijas ‘sticks it to’ domestic violence

MIJAS town hall has launched a sticker campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence and promote equality, and local taxi drivers have become the...

Beach Boys, Jamie Cullum and Michael Nyman join concert line-up

Following the recent news that British superstar Sting is to play in Fuengirola this summer, a fistful of other popular acts have been announced...

Two million signatures for cancer research boost

The father of a five-year-old Estepona girl who died of leukaemia has collected over 640,000 signatures on a Change.org petition seeking a boost for...

Support for rugby club in financial battle

The Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club had a strong turnout at its home match against Almería on Sunday as not only its usual fans but...

New protest group against Maro development

A NEW pressure group has been launched to protest against plans for an 18-hole golf course and 640 houses to be constructed on land...

Nationwide protests against abandonment of hunting dogs

Animal lovers across the country took to the streets on Sunday to mark the end of the winter hunting season. They denounced the “systematic...

Prices rocket

PRICES in Spain were up by 3% in January compared with the same month last year, according to the consumer price index (IPC). This...

Town hall turmoil in the east

Both Frigiliana and Nerja find themselves in states of political turmoil this week. The Axarquía’s eastern-most municipalities could each have a new mayor before...

Second arrest in strange case of dead Briton

A 58-YEAR-old Irishman has been detained by police investigating the death of a British indigent at Málaga airport last October. Steven Allford was found...

Casares calls for action over vulture deaths from power lines

Casares town hall is seeking action from authorities and electric company Endesa to prevent vulture deaths caused by power lines in the local countryside.

New guide to outdoor fun in the Serranía de Ronda

A NEW edition of the guide to sports and outdoor activities in the Serranía de Ronda has been published by the provincial government. It...

Cancer cases increasing rapidly

The incidence of cancer in Spain is increasing more rapidly than expected and in 2015 exceeded the total predicted for 2020, according to the...

Young Málaga chefs make a splash in Madrid

TWO cookery school students from Málaga province scored high honours at the acclaimed Asisa Madrid Fusión cooking and cuisine fair in the Spanish capital. Twenty-year-old...

Guardia Civil sweeps net 24 arrests for over 100 robberies

A total of 24 people linked to over 100 robberies throughout Málaga province have been arrested in a series of recent Guardia Civil operations,...

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