Saturday, 16 December, 2017

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)
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A BRITISH mother has been jailed after she abandoned her three kids to see a bodybuilding competition in Spain.  The woman, 37, left the youngest children, aged 6 and 8, with their brother, 16, in...

FORTY suspects have been arrested in connection with a sex-trafficking ring covering Andalucia, the Basque country and Castilla la Mancha.  Most of the detained are of Nigerian origin and stand accused of trafficking and sexually...

THE heavy rainfall has caused several roads to collapse in Cadiz. Towns like Medina Sidonia (right), have seen the asphalt on their roads fall through, leaving giant gaping holes. The asphalts have collapsed after the storms...

CAFES and restaurants across airports in Spain will on strike in December, including Malaga. The CCOO and UGT unions have called for work stoppages on December 22, 23, 29 and 30. The groups are protesting price...

THE father of a young Brit who was punched to death in Spain has revealed how not knowing who murdered his son almost killed too after he suffered a sudden heart attack. Ian Mallon said...

SPANIARDS have been left fuming after a video of two bears being chased down by a car went viral.  Spain’s Brown Bear Foundation (FOP) has condemned the clip of two young animals, which appears to...

THREE migrant bodies have been recovered from the Straits of Gibraltar.  The Spanish coast guard also saved two migrants in the waters between Spain and Morocoo yesterday. The two men were rescued in the Strait of...

A COSTA del Sol artist is giving away a free mural in a special Olive Press Christmas competition.  Tony Faulkner, 48, from Barnsley, is a self taught airbrush artist who has created celebrity portraits of...

A TRAIN has derailed after leaving Malaga this morning. The train, carrying around 70 passangers, derailed in Arahal, in Sevilla, injuring at least 21. https://twitter.com/BusinessOnline6/status/935810942130155520   At least three are said to be seriously injured, according to the...

TWO teenagers are facing combined sentences of 13 years after starting a fire which killed two 12-year-old girls and a 21-year-old man. The prosecutor's office is seeking eight years in a young offenders' institute and...

Between 7am and 12pm, many areas will see 30 litres of rain per square meter

A BRITISH family are still searching for their 'uncle Rob' after he was last seen at the beginning of August. James Robert Mawson, 51, was last seen in Alicante and has been reported missing with...

WHILE the season can mean colder temperatures and the odd day of rain, everyone loves a trip to the Christmas market. And on the Costa del Sol, locals and expats are spoiled for choice. From Torrox...

MANILVA is to host its first ever gastronomic fair next month. Taste of Manilva will be held on December 8 and 9 in Plaza Vendimia.   Friday 8 December will see a food market where you will...

Since the poster was released by the Association of Belenistas last Saturday, locals have taken to social media in their droves to criticise the design

THE cities with the highest water bills have been revealed in a new nation-wide study.  The price of water in Spanish municipalities, provincial capitals, autonomous cities and cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants were all...

A YELLOW weather alert has been issued for Ronda and Antequera. The alerts, issued by weather agency AEMET, are in place from midnight tonight until 6pm on Wednesday. In just 12 hours, some 40 litres of...

AN American tourist has said she will never forget Malaga after a local handed in her lost bag containing more than $6,000. The unsung hero, 40, walked past the bag on the Paseo del Parque...

A HUGE Christmas bauble is coming to the Costa del Sol in a bid to boost Christmas sales figures. Some 12 metres in diameter, the festive addition will feature in San Pedro de Alcantara on...

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital following a crash in Manilva this morning. Guardia Civil confirmed the rider was travelling along the A-7 towards Sabinillas when it collided with a car on a roundabout...

HALF of Malaga's taxis will join a nationwide strike on Wednesday following a ruling on Uber and Cabify drivers. The president of the Costa del Sol Taxis Confederation, José Royón, said the taxi service in...

AN investigation has been launched after a British expat's dog found suspected human remains earlier today. Guardia Civil were called to the scene in the Axarquia by the Brit at around 1pm. His dog had brought...

A JUDGE investigating how a new mother was cut in half by an elevator has asked police why the computer system operating the lift was erased. In an official letter to the Policía Científica, the...

Holiday bosses at Thomas Cook say retro destinations are making a comeback

HEINEKEN has announced a €6.4 million investment to expand its site in Jaén. The cash injection will see the production of canned Cruzcampo and Amstel beers. President of Heineken Spain Richard Weissend announced the investment on Friday,...

AN arctic cold front and intense rainfall will arrive in Malaga province this week. According to weather agency AEMET, weak and scattered rains will fall today which will become more frequent tomorrow. Wednesday will see more...

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