Costa del Sol

A COURT will investigate whether Mijas town hall failed to take action against illegally built homes in the town. Lawyer Ricardo Santandreu informed that a case has been opened at a…
TEN people have been convicted by a Malaga Court for one of the biggest timeshare scams in Spanish history which earned them up to €3,000,000 from victims in the UK,…
THE Junta de Andalucia has demanded that the Partido Popular in Torremolinos remove billboards in which they “attack” the Andalucian government. The Junta’s delegate in Malaga, Remedios Martel, has demanded that…
THE Mayor of Fuengirola, Esperanza Oña, has requested a meeting with the new Junta de Andalucia Environmental Delegate to deal with the situation of businesses on local beaches. The mayor wants…
BENALMADENA Town Hall could face a stiff fine for not tackling noise from bars and discos in Puerto Marina, one of the Costa del Sol’s busiest nightlife areas. It attempts over…
MALAGA is the eighth dirtiest city in Spain, a survey shows. The survey, carried out by Consumer and User Organization (OCU) with residents of Spain’s 62 main cities as well as…
ALTHOUGH drinking in the street has been banned for almost two years, last weekend alone, Local Police in Estepona made 12 reports against youths found drinking outside. The police carry out…
MARBELLA Mayor Angeles Muñoz fears the town may not be able to recover the millions owed following a ruling against nine people, including the four children of former mayor Jesus…
GUARDIA CIVIL prevented a 24-year-old man from committing suicide in Puerto de la Duquesa, Manilva. The man claimed he had cut his mother’s throat and killed her, which was not true,…
SEVENTY pensioners living at a retirement home in Benalmadena have been told they have until the end of the month to leave. The Marymar home for the elderly located on the…
CHILD free hotels are arriving on the Costa del Sol as travel agents have to come up with new offers to attract customers. The so-called ‘adults only’ hotels have been seeing…
ELEVEN stowaways, one of them just 12 years old, were arrested when they descended from a ship at Malaga Port. The arrived on a Moroccan cargo ship called Fes which had…
LOCAL POLICE in Mijas prevented a young woman from committing suicide and avoided a possible road accident. The woman’s mother went to the police station to tell them that her daughter…
A RARE skin disease, with only 23 cases in the world, has been diagnosed for the first time in Spain at the Malaga Regional Hospital. The disease, Verrucous Porokeratosis of the…
BRITISH band Jamiroquai will visit Barcelona and Malaga this summer to present their latest album ‘Rock Star Dust Light Star’. The concerts will be on July 31 in Barcelona and August…
AS part of the ‘Box of Surprises, Children at the Picasso’ programme, the Picasso Museum Malaga held the ‘Moon River’ show, aimed at the youngest members of the family. It is…

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