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Police crackdown on security in Benidorm

A SPECIAL National Police crackown on petty crime ahead of the summer season has led to the identification of 40 people and the detention...

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...

Nerja beach becomes council property

A 1,300-SQUARE-metre plot on the coast in the centre of Nerja is to come into municipal ownership. Calahonda beach, immediately to the east of the...

New hope for expat voters

FORMAL legal proceedings were launched in the High Court in London on Wednesday against the UK Government over its decision to exclude up to...

Battle for the beach

Benidorm's packed Levante beach has hardly any room for more towels, chairs or parasols this week, but the council is now concerned about those...

Free hotel stay for ‘best Torremolinos tale’

If you’ve got a funny, touching, romantic or otherwise nostalgic tale about Torremolinos, it could win you and a partner a free two-night stay...

Cataluña remains in limbo

TENSIONS were high in Barcelona on Tuesday as regional Deputies gathered to vote for a new leader following December’s elections to the Catalan parliament. There...

Deadlock broken

SPAIN ended its political hiatus on Saturday when Mariano Rajoy, leader of the Partido Popular, was re-elected prime minister by Congress. The move brought...

Crackdown on illegal old people’s homes

PROMPTED by the discovery of two illegal old people's homes in Alicante province, the regional government has introduced measures in order to uncover any...

Jail for British OAP alleged wife killer

The 86-year-old British man arrested after allegedly stabbing his 79-year-old wife to death at a Campello OAPs home last week will be been sent...

“They are muderers, all Spain is Barcelona” says King

The Royal House led by King Felipe VI has expressed its most severe condemnation of the Barcelona attacks this afternoon. "They are all murderers,...

War on dog pee

BENIDORM dog owners beware, the local council is currently revising their local environmental regulations that could see owners having to carry a bottle with...

Boat people reach the Costa

GUARDIA Civil had their hands full this week chasing scarpering migrants who arrived at a number of points along the Costa Blanca and Costa...

Callback for Banderas

SEVERAL hundred people gathered in Málaga’s Plaza de la Constitución last Thursday evening to show support for locally born actor Antonio Banderas who had...

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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...