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Málaga’s ‘cool’ summer

THE summer of 2017 has been the coolest in Málaga since 2005. While June recorded above average temperatures, both July and August saw the...

Expats’ indoor marijuana plantations dismantled

Police detained five Dutch nationals this week, as marijuana plants worth almost €6000 were seized in town houses in Calpe, Benissa, Callosa d'En Sarría...

Costa included in huge EU water treatment fine

THE EUROPEAN Union Court of Justice condemned Spain to pay a multi-million euro fine on Wednesday for delaying the adaptation to European regulations of...

Every little helps

By James Langton AN ONLINE fundraising drive launched by The Butterfly Children Charity (DEBRA) to raise money for repairs to its Málaga store, which was gutted...

Applying for Spanish citizenship

British expats who truly feel that Spain is now their home may consider applying for Spanish citizenship - which implies renouncing their British passport. Costa...

Mezquitilla wins beach regeneration plan

VÉLEZ-Málaga is to receive €4 million from the EU towards a project to restore the beach in Mezquitilla. The plan, Operation Brick Beach, aims...

Infected eggs found in northern Spain

A consignment of liquid egg, contaminated with the insecticide fipronil, was discovered in the northern province of Vizcaya at the end of last week....

Time to fly at Terra Mítica

Terra Mítica theme park is opening its gates for the 2017 season tomorrow (Saturday). In addition to the popular white-knuckle rides, this year a...

England fans roar under the Costa sun

England fans throughout the Costa flocked to bars and venues with giant TV screens (including several Benidorm hotel pools) to enjoy the squad's 6-1...

Mayors fined over market flood that killed two Britons

THE two former mayors of Finestrat have been fined over the death of two Britons killed in La Cala market flash flood disaster almost...

Polish international drug gang busted in Granada

A RENTED two-bedroom house in La Herradura was home to a senior figure in the Polish mafia for more than a year. From its...

Dogs now allowed at Torremolinos’s flagship park

Dog owners heading out for a stroll at Torremolinos’s most popular park can now take their pets with them. The town hall announced last week...

All Del Bosque’s men

Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque has today (Tuesday) released the list of 23 men who will playing the Euro '16 in France next month...

Ex-girlfriend claims she shot Andrew Bush in self-defence

By Oliver McIntyre THE ex-girlfriend of slain of British millionaire Andrew Bush went on trial on Monday for his murder. At the first day of the trial...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...