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Vélez launches dementia GPS trackers

VÉLEZ-MÁLAGA is making available GPS devices to be carried by patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia so that they can be located at...

Puigdemont is out, but not down

CATALUÑA'S former president has finally acknowledged he will not be the region’s future president, at least for the time being. Carles Puigdemont last Thursday announced...

Málaga’s Museo Picasso breaks visitor number records

THE queue of people snaking around the Palacio de Buenavista, home to the Museo Picasso Málaga, in the city’s old quarter, is a regular...

Bid to get bird watchers flocking to the coast

The officials will be attending the three-day British Birdwatching Fair this weekend, in the Egleton Nature Reserve in Rutland, under the umbrella of the...

Headless Cataluña stuck in gridlock

THE speaker of Cataluña’s regional parliament was forced to postpone the investiture of a new leader planned for last Monday after Spain’s Supreme Court...

Hackers target local feria poster contest

A SURVEY on Fuengirola town hall’s website to select a poster for the upcoming Feria del Rosario has been scrapped, after municipal IT staff...

Romantic dinner up for grabs in sweetheart photo promo

IN HONOUR of last week’s celebration of Valentine’s Day, Torremolinos town hall launched a promo highlighting the town as a romantic destination for couples...

Marbella steps up pressure on stalled hospital expansion

MARBELLA town hall last week sharply criticised the Junta de Andalucía over the long-stalled project to enlarge the Costa del Sol hospital, after Junta...

Diputación announces new funding for the Sierra de las Nieves

MÁLAGA'S provincial government is to give inland tourism a push in the Sierra de las Nieves zone, by funding improvements to a total of...

Pablo Ráez awarded Málaga’s Provincial Gold Medal

PABLO Ráez, a 20-year-old Marbella man who turned his battle against leukaemia into a hugely successful campaign to boost bone marrow donations, was awarded...

Calls for action over Mijas A&E departments

A MEDICAL workers’ union and the Partido Popular have called for improved A&E service in two different health centres in Mijas. The Sindcato Médico Málaga...

Whooping cough booster jab relaunched

THE Andalucía health service (SAS) has restarted the administering of whooping cough booster jabs for six-year-olds, after the boosters were curtailed in 2015 due...

Answers wanted

The provincial government unanimously agreed to call on the regional and national parliaments to set up committees to study or investigate the management of...

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...

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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...