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Foxy Antics at Malaga Airport

MALAGA airport may potentially see a new four-legged recruit join its ranks of employees. The tiny furry creature in question is an orphaned two month-old female fox cub, Crea. She has been adopted by local falconer Juan Carlos Granero, whose role includes hunting using wild birds of prey, falcons in…

Fire in Malaga charity shop

THE NGO Butterfly Children Charity (DEBRA) has launched an appeal to enable its Charity Shop in Malaga to reopen after a devastating fire. The Butterfly Children Charity (DEBRA) is facing a huge challenge after the disastrous fire in its Malaga charity shop a month ago. The team of managers and…

Bank Holiday violence in Marbella as British man suffers brutal stabbing

A BRITISH man was viciously stabbed in Marbella over the Bank Holiday weekend, with National Police suspecting that the incident may have been triggered by a drunken altercation. Emergency services received notice of the incident around 9am on Saturday April 30, and half an hour later the victim was dumped…

Scouts take centre stage at International Feria

THE 1st Fuengirola Scout Group was out in full force on Saturday April 30 as creatures big and small made their way to the International Feria de los Pueblos in Fuengirola to take part in a bit of multi-cultural merriment. The scout group was celebrating the 100th anniversary of cubs…

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More than 1000 expats per day in Spain are going…
THE 1st Fuengirola Scout Group was out in full force…
ON SUNDAY May 1 between 250 and 300 bikers met…

Beachgoers unable to save beached whale in Benalmadena

UPDATE: Upon studying the images now available, it appears that the whale was not a Cuvier’s beaked whale, as reported in the local press and subsequently by EWN yesterday, but a Mediterranean pilot whale Globicephala melaena. This is an offshore species which is among the largest members of the dolphin…

Is Torremolinos about to become pride of LGBT tourism?

LGBT tourists visiting Torremolinos have had a rough deal in recent years with a lack of activities, events, and infrastructure presenting a limited holiday experience based around the town centre’s aging bars and discos, leading many with little reason to return when far greater variety is on offer in Sitges…

Pirates of the Mediterranean as Guardia Civil strip wreck

On the night of March 4, 1855, the English brig ‘La Isabella,’ which was transporting hand-carved marble statues from Genoa to Calcutta in order to decorate an Indian mansion, was wrecked off the coast of Benalmadena. Its remains have been officially protected since 2009, and are considered of important cultural…

Walk for research of Alzheimer’s

WALKERS aimed to help meet a nationwide challenge to cover 50,000 kilometres, and raise €20,000 for Alzheimer’s investigation. They were applauded along the way yesterday (Wednesday, April 27) by Marbella Mayor Jose Bernal. For the second year running, an organised walk along San Pedro seafront, arranged by Sarquavitae Foundation in…

Malaga Film Festival draws to a close

A TRULY star studded event; Malaga saw the 19th annual film festival closing ceremony on April 30 held at the Cervantes Theatre in the centre of the city. The awards ceremony was a culmination of a nine day celebration into Spanish film and saw prizes for multiple categories including films…

Motor Bikers journeyed to Ronda to protest about ‘safety’ barriers

ON SUNDAY May 1 between 250 and 300 bikers met at the bottom of the Ronda road in San Pedro Alcantara with the intention of demonstrating their ongoing opposition to the way in which safety barriers on that road and indeed in Spain generally are constructed in a manner which…

What would the Romans say?

FOUR months after being ransacked by thieves, the Roman archaeological remains in the Rio Verde valley, near Marbella, are still awaiting the installation of security cameras. A gang of robbers described as “inexperienced” by police, plundered valuable limestone, ceramics, glass and slate from a portrayal of the mythological gorgon Medusa.…

Prince’s mansion is a Sign o’ the Times

Amid a mini Marbella property boom, a villa once owned by pop legend Prince has seen a surge in interest since the singer’s recent death after being on the market for two years. The palatial structure was originally a wedding gift to Prince’s then wife, Mayte Garcia and is for…
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