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No road fatalities to end summer

THE ‘holiday-return’ traffic operation launched by the Spanish traffic authorities (DGT) has been concluded with great results. No road accident fatalities have been registered in the Malaga Province during this operation, which took place last weekend (August 28-30). However, six accidents did take place and have left 12 injured. However,…

Most drowning deaths are in Malaga Province

MALAGA is the Spanish province with the highest number of deaths by drowning registered this year. A total of 17 people have died along Malaga’s coast so far this year, according to the Rescue and Lifeguarding Spanish Federation. In national terms a total of 271 people have drowned in the…

Service sector is leading the way

UNEMPLOYMENT results in Malaga Province seem to confirm the positive trend registered for the past few months. Unemployment fell in Malaga by 1,026 people in August, a 0.58 per cent reduction if compared with the data registered for July. The total number of Malaga jobless sits at 174,470, according to…

A monster masterpiece lives in Puerto Banus

THE iconic sculpture was created by master of surrealism, Salvador Dali   BASED on an etching published 500 years ago in 1515 by the German artist Albrecht Dürer, the statue ‘Rinoceronte vestido con puntillas’ (Rhinoceros dressed in lace) by the master of surrealism, Spain’s own Salvador Dali, is on permanent…

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Malaga demands austerity in exchange for access to emergency funds

MALAGA Provincial Government has announced that requirements for town halls to get money from the emergency fund will be stricter. Councils in severe need of financial aid will have to make plans to adjust and reduce spending before being eligible to receive funds. The provincial government wants help to go…

Mijas Council to pay off debts

MIJAS council has decided to release €3.9 million to pay pending bills and liquidate several local boards. More than €352,529 will be released in order to liquidate the boards in charge of Sports, the Popular University and Land and Housing, which, according to the Councillor for Economy and Taxes, Mario…

Churriana man avoids demolition order

A MAN will not have to demolish his wooden house in Churriana, built on protected land, as it has been considered that it is not a permanent structure. The situation arose in 2009, when the Churriana tunnel was being built near his home and vibrations from the work inconvenienced him.…

Las Lagunas tobacconists’ employees injured in robbery

TWO employees of tobacconist Estanco Alonso, located in Camino de Coin (Las Lagunas, Mijas Costa) were injured after two people carried out a robbery at gunpoint. The robbery took place on Friday (August 28) at 11.35am in Calle Miguel Bueno in the Boquetillo district, one of the areas on the…

Car containing guns and explosives found in Mijas

POLICE discovered a gun and explosives in a car dumped in a street in the Riviera del Sol estate in Mijas on Tuesday afternoon (September 1). An alert local resident was worried by the appearance of the BMW car which was covered in a white powder, apparently from a fire…

Ministry to study impact of Marbella train extension

THE Ministry of Public Works has deemed it a priority to expand the connections of the train network in the Costa del Sol. The study of the environmental impact that this entails will start in a few weeks, during the months of September and October. At a meeting on Saturday…

Disabled people can now join the fun at Fuengirola beach parties

FUENGIROLA Town Hall has adapted one of the boats used for beach parties on Playa del Castillo so it is accessible for the disabled. The Councillor for Beaches, Jose Sanchez, said that this had been requested by local residents so that anyone could have beach parties in the area, the…

Malaga’s multitasking firefighters tackle jewellery problems

MALAGA’S firefighters are multitaskers. According to a report in local Spanish daily La Opinion de Malaga, not only do the local heroes put out fires and attend accidents, but recently they have been called upon several times to remove people’s rings. In the past few months, they have removed four…
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