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Security boost for Ronda fair

SAFETY has been made a priority at this year’s Pedro Romero fair in Ronda, with a new town hall security plan currently in operation...

British teacher arrested for alleged sex abuse at language academy

A 64-YEAR-old British man has been arrested in Estepona for allegedly sexually abusing two seven-year-old girls at a local language academy where he works...

Tourists break July record

SPAIN'S tourist sector enjoyed a record July with foreign visitor numbers more than 10 per cent up on the same month last year. Data from...

Three blazes in 24 hours – all quickly contained

SEVERAL fires on the Costa within a 24-hour period last week were quickly contained by firefighters, preventing wider-scale damage. In the Los Reales zone of...

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...

Mijas’s shorefront walkways get ‘Blue Trail’ status

By Oliver McIntyre MIJAS'S string of shorefront walkways between local beaches has been awarded a ‘Blue Trail’ distinction, which recognises scenic and environmentally friendly routes that...

Benalmádena motorway exit contract awarded

AN END appears to be in sight to a problem that affects thousands of Costa del Sol drivers on a daily basis, after the Ministry...

Málaga’s Smurf village gets a new boost

MÁLAGA'S provincial government, the Diputación de Málaga, has announced a major investment in the Serranía de Ronda’s blue-walled village of Júzcar, with €300,000 to...

Rare tick-borne disease diagnosed in Madrid

HEALTH authorities in Madrid have been working to contain an outbreak of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), a rare disease which is caused by a virus...

British tourists caught shining laser at incoming aircraft

  A 41-year-old British tourist faces a fine of up to €600,000 after he was caught aiming laser beams at aircraft coming in to land...

Fire temporarily closes road to Málaga airport

A MAJOR fire at a recycling plant in Málaga on Saturday afternoon caused traffic chaos near the airport after thick, black smoke forced the...

Junta highlights high-risk zones for summer fires

PARTICULARLY scarce rainfall in certain areas of Málaga province this year will put them at heightened risk of forest fires this summer, said the...

Evacuation drills for Easter procession routes proposed

EVACUATION drills on the routes used during Easter processions could help to prevent stampedes of fleeing people, such as those seen in both Málaga...

Fuengirola prepares for a late one

  THE streets and plazas of Fuengirola will be filled with late-night shoppers and diners this Saturday, August 5, with the town’s businesses keeping their...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...