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Good news continues for employment

UNEMPLOYMENT figures for Malaga Province continue their downward trend with 3,446 fewer people registered as jobless at the end of April.This was the second largest drop in Andalucia behind Sevilla, which managed to reduce unemployment by 5,330 people, possibly due to the April Fair.Altogether Andalucia registered a total drop of…

Appeals court rejects jail sentence for alleged fruit thief

A YEAR-and-a-half jail sentence given for stealing 300 kilos of oranges has been declared null by a Malaga Provincial Court.Although the accused was found guilty of cutting through a fence and stealing the fruit and ordered to pay damages along with an 18 month jail sentence, the appeals court has…

Online petition for Estepona homeless shelter gathers support

ALMOST 6,000 people have signed an online petition for a municipal shelter to be created in Estepona for homeless people.Following two recent evictions in just 24 hours, which saw two families left searching for somewhere to go with their children, social groups and associations have started to call for some…

Malaga Cathedral safe for bird’s eye visits

ALMOST one year after work to prepare it for visits, the roof area of Malaga Cathedral is finally opening to the public on May 12 after meeting safety requirements.Guided visits will be held every 30 minutes from 10.30am to 2.30pm, in groups of 50 people at a time, from Tuesdays…

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Fuengirola heats up the holiday weekend with ‘Feria de los Pueblos’

THOUSANDS of people of all nationalities gathered in Fuengirola last weekend for the Feria de los Pueblos; an international food festival that celebrates the cultural diversity on the Costa del Sol.Thirty-three countries and regions put on a show with music and dancing and tantalised taste buds with traditional food and…

Nigerian ambassador visits the world fair in Fuengirola

THE Nigerian ambassador to Spain was treated to the spectacular sights, sounds, and smells of the world combined at the 'Feria de los Pueblos,’ Fuengirola’s international people’s fair.Her Excellency Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu arrived on Saturday from Madrid with her entourage to take in the atmosphere of the Costa del Sol, and…

Primark’s future in Marbella remains unclear

ALTHOUGH recently approved by the Junta de Andalucia regional government, a future Primark store at La Cañada shopping centre is still up in the air.Almost two decades after its launch, the Marbella shopping centre is still stuck in town planning battles, which have plagued it virtually since it was built.Built…

Car imports bring Malaga docks to life

AFTER years in decline, increasing car imports are bringing life back to the Noatum cargo terminal at Malaga Port.In just two years, the number of vehicles moved through the port has multiplied by 10, reducing the impact of drops in container traffic, which almost 120 dockers rely on to earn…

Promised La Linea hospital still only half built

TIME is running out if delays are to be avoided in opening a new public hospital in La Linea.Work to prepare the new building, which started again last November after being halted for two years, is only about 50 per cent complete, meaning it will be hard to meet the…

World press goes crazy for Caminito Del Rey

EL CAMINITO DEL REY (King’s Walkway) in El Chorro has caught the attention of 78 international press and travel publications in just over two months.The Washington Post, CNN, BBC and Die Welt are just some of the media outlets from 22 different countries that have visited or reported on the…

Slight increase in births hoped to balance Malaga’s aging population

FIGURES from the padron residence registries have found that the Malaga Province population is getting older and older.While 20 years ago the average age for the province was a spritely 35, the financial crisis and movement of youngsters to the cities and abroad in search of work, combined with low…

Missing Istan boy found hiding in country home

AFTER 33 hours of worry, a 13-year-old boy reported missing in Istan has been found safe and sound.Cristian was reported missing by his family yesterday morning (May 4), who had not seen the teenager since he went out into the mountains to look for his dog on Sunday afternoon.Although the…

 


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