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Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)
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MALAGA’S 35-storey luxury hotel is a step closer following a green stamp of approval. The skyscraper was given a positive report on its environmental impact by the Junta’s green ministry. The report clears the way...

MORE expats are working in Spain. It comes as figures from September showed 4,779 foreigners contributed to social security, a 0.2% increase on the month before. According to the employment ministry, it means 1,853,108 foreigners...

THE price of balsamic vinegar could rocket by almost 50% due to poor harvests. The popular dressing is made from grape ‘must’, the cooked juice of grapes grown in Italy and Spain. But a late...

A 50-YEAR-OLD woman has been caught trying to smuggle FIFTY ONE balloons of cocaine into Malaga airport.  According to police, the woman, from Brazil, had amazingly hidden the balloons INSIDE her body. The arrest comes as...
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THIS is the moment police believe a British expat robbed a Costa del Sol hotel donning a Star Wars Stormtrooper mask. A 41-year-old Brit has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Mijas for suspected...

ANDALUCIA has received its first snow of the year. Sierra Nevada ski resort, in Granada, woke up to sheets of white yesterday after a day of heavy rainfall. Temperatures high in the mountains reached -2C overnight,...

THE number of tourists visiting the Costa del Sol this summer reached more than seven million for the first time ever.  According to the Turismo Costa del Sol and employment body AEHCOS, it is a...

THERE will be no more rain on the Costa del Sol this week, according to weather agency AEMET.  After two days of thunder and storms, the yellow weather alert has been called off and clouds...

A PUB in Yorkshire has been named the best restaurant in the world by TripAdvisor. The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire, shot straight to the top in a list of fine dining restaurants compiled...

A NEW study by the Spanish tax authority has revealed the richest towns in Malaga and the whole of Spain. In Malaga,  Benahavís, Rincón de la Victoria, Malaga capital, Marbella and Alhaurín de la Torre...

ROADS across Malaga city have become flooded following heavy rainfall and storms overnight and today.  https://twitter.com/pandilerino/status/920559664638590976   Videos shared on Twitter show cars driving through deep bodies of water throughout the provincial capital. https://twitter.com/CokeAranda/status/920588191354294273 It comes after Malaga province...

A TWO-YEAR-OLD girl has been found in the mountains with her pet dog after going missing.  Guardia Civil officers found the toddler hidden under a bramble while her dog laid over her to protect her...

MALAGA is on a yellow warning today and tomorrow as heavy rains are expected to lash the Costa del Sol. Rainfall of up to 30 litres per square meter in just an hour are expected...

THE poison used to kill at least 15 dogs in Marbella last week has been banned in the EU for 20 years.  The industrial herbicide is used to kill insects from the roots of orange...

A PILOT has died this morning in Spain's second fatal plane crash in a week. Lieutenant Fernando Pérez Serrano, 26, suddenly crashed to the ground as the F-18 fighter jet was taking off from Torrejon...
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A BREXIT reversal would have a 'positive' and 'significant' impact on the UK economy, a leading think tank has claimed. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has forecast that the British economy will...

THUNDERSTORMS and rain are coming to Andalucia. According to weather agency AEMET, more than one litre of rainfall per square metre will fall across the western half of the Iberian peninsular today. It has also issued...

A YOUNG female ISIS recruiter has been cuffed in Spain with help from the FBI.  According to Spain's Interior Ministry, the 21-year-old woman was arrested by Guardia Civil after allegedly recruiting other women to join...

WE'VE all been there: waking up with a mouth drier than a worn-out flip flop while wrestling with a somersaulting stomach. It could be worse, we think, considering how many glasses of fizz we knocked back...

A HUGE designer outlet shopping mall is coming to Malaga. It comes after developer McarthurGlen won a building permit from the town hall to build a new 30,000 square meter centre. The outlet mall will have...

AT least 39 people have died in forest fires tearing through Portugal and Spain. Authorities said they were still battling 60 blazes in Portugal and another 50 in Spain last night. Portugal has been forced to ask for...

LA Palma has hit been shaken by HUNDREDS of earthquakes in the past few days, sparking fresh fears its active volcano is about to erupt.  A map released by the National Geographic Institute (NGI) shows...

AT least 34 people have died due to the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain. Several people are still missing in Portugal, including a one-month old baby, while two victims in Galicia, Spain, burned...

A BRITISH couple who tried to claim more than €20,000 in a fake holiday sickness scam have been jailed. In a landmark case, Deborah Briton, 53, and partner Paul Roberts, 43, were handed sentences of...

THE Spanish government has given Catalonia three days to declare whether it will seek independence or not. Madrid had given a deadline of 10:00 a.m. today for an official response from the region, hoping to...

A BRITISH mother has appealed for help in finding her son's killer after he was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack two years ago.  Shane O'Brien, 28, is the chief suspect in the murder...

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