Sunday, 26 March 2017

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Behind the scenes with SPV Racing

FOLLOWING Euro Weekly News publisher Steven Euesden’s recent debut in SPV Racing’s Ligier JS P3 European Le Mans Series car, we headed to the Costa del Sol-based outfit’s Alhaurin el Grande headquarters to chat with manager Lars GV Linberg. During our talk, the overriding impression was an admirable attention to…

Caminito del Rey summer month tickets go on sale 28 March

SUMMER tickets for Malaga’s stunning Caminito del Rey walkway, suspended precariously 100 metres high along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Ardales and once described as the most dangerous footpath in the world, will go on sale on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Speaking at a…

Main access to Arroyo de la Miel to close for roadworks

A MAIN access road to Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmadena, will close for roadworks on March 28 and 29. Avenida del Cosmos will be fully closed for five hours on March 28, meaning drivers will be diverted to Avenida Cerro del Viento, and remain partially closed on March 29.

Father's anguish over police shooting of mentally-ill son in Estepona

A SCHIZOPHRENIC man was shot by police officers in Estepona after stabbing one in the chest with a metal spear. The officer’s bullet proof vest saved his life, while the disturbed young man, identified as Leandro, is in an induced coma at the Costa del Sol hospital. Leandro’s father has…

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Student at Malaga University dies of a heart attack during lecture

A STUDENT has died at Malaga University after suffering a heart attack during a lecture. A fellow marketing undergraduate performed CPR on the 27 year-old from Ciudad Real while emergency services were on route, but she died after arriving at the Hospital Clinico. Many students have criticised the ambulance which…

Malaga airport set to have record breaking summer

MALAGA airport is set for its busiest summer yet, with almost 90,000 flights scheduled to bring 15.5 million tourists to the Costa del Sol. Airlines are expecting high demand for seats, with around 500 daily flights. Last year saw 16.6 million passengers pass through the airport, and taking into account…

Dogs to have their DNA registered before they can use canine parks in Malaga

MALAGA Council are in the final stages of approving an initiative that will force dog owners to register their dogs DNA before being allowed to use canine parks throughout the province. As well as being used to track down owners who don’t collect their pet’s droppings, the database aims to…

Petition to stop horse-drawn carriages in Marbella gaining ground

MORE than 2.000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to eradicate Marbella´s horse and carriage rides The driving force behind the petition, Belen Padilla, believes that the tourist attraction constitutes animal cruelty and is urging the council to intervene and improve conditions for the horses. “We want to be…

Costa del Sol car rental companies begin protest campaign against Malaga airport changes

CAR rental companies are launching a protest campaign this week against traffic changes at Malaga airport forcing them to wait and drop off using the express parking. Rental heavyweights Aesva and Aeca, together with businesses operating in external car parks (which opt for shuttle buses into the airport), have called…

Teen bites police in Malaga after escaping detention centre in Cadiz

A TEENAGE girl reportedly bit a police officer before proceeding to headbutt the floor after authorites attempted to return her to a juvenile detention centre. The 16-year-old escaped the centre in Cadiz and had returned to her home in Malaga, when her father contacted the police. Once the teenager realised…

Police shoot down man who attacked officer with metal spear

A MAN was shot down by police in Estepona last night (March 16) after he improvised a metal spear and attacked an officer, piercing his ear. Two National Police officers came across a suspicious looking man in the La Joya area at around 6pm. They decided to stop him, but…

25 arrested as Guardia Civil crack down on vehicle thefts in Malaga Province

WITH the participation of the both the National and Local Police, officers of the Guardia Civil have smashed a gang involved in the theft of motor vehicles in Malaga Province and have arrested 25 people. The investigation commenced when it was realised that a number of thefts of quad bikes…
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