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More crimes included in prison term reform bill

THE government has approved a proposal to expand the list of offences for which the maximum prison sentence available to Spain’s courts can be...

One lane only for Benidorm’s main avenue

First motorists had to contend with a new red bike lane running down the centre of Avenida Mediterraneo (the main artery running down the...

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...

Weekend food drive collects nearly 500,000 kilos

FOOD donations made in Málaga during last weekend’s collections in the province’s supermarkets totalled between 450,000 and 500,000 kilos of goods. The 'Grand Collection'...

CAM trial concludes

The trial against eight ex-directors of the failed CAM savings bank drew to a close last week after 15 hearings over two months at...

Brexit triggered – ‘Now get us a good deal’ say expats

EXPATS have had their say after the UK government triggered Article 50 on Wednesday to start the process of leaving the European Union. Now there...

Missing Briton’s happy ending

The Garrett family were yesterday (Thursday) set to leave Benidrom back to the UK after they were reunited with Norah (front centre) who went...

Call for animal refuge at old Mijas quarry

THE Partido Popular in Mijas has called for the town’s old El Barrio quarry to be converted for use as a refuge for abandoned...

Beach masseur in court

A MASSEUR who offered his services on Playa San Juan in Alicante sat in the dock on Monday after a female customer accused him...

Marbella tackles graffiti problem

A SPECIAL action plan to combat graffiti in Marbella has been unveiled by the town hall. Mayor Ángeles Muñoz met with the local police chief...

Press power halts pollution

RAW SEWAGE gushing out of Monte Pego into the Marjal 'miraculously' stopped after the issue made headlines, says the urbanisation's residents' association.

Denia-Calpe railway upgrade to start in November

RAILWAY line works between Dénia and Calpe will start in November and should be finished by the end of 2017, although the full revamp...

British scientist honoured in Antequera

A BUST of the British scientist and astronomer Michael Hoskin has been unveiled on a new viewpoint in Antequera. The site overlooks the city’s...

Benidorm online

Benidorm council has launched a new free wifi internet service in the castle area and on Levante beach. The project will reportedly be tested for...

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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...

‘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...

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...