Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Tag: Malaga

MALAGA airport has been unaffected by storm Ana. The Costa del Sol airport has reported no cancellations today and says it is running at full capacity. Its flights are departing on time and AEMET is keeping...

TRADE unions in Malaga are set to negotiate for higher wages for hotel and restaurant staff. They argue the 78,000 who work in the industry deserve significant salary increases considering the historic highs in hotel...

GUARDIA Civil are warning mobile phone users of the 'missed call scam' affecting Andalucia and Spain.  The scam sees victims receive one-dial calls from Albania, Ghana, Ivory Coast or Nigeria. When they see the missed call...

THE PSOE in Marbella are calling for an increase in Guardia Civil officers.  The Socialists will support a town hall motion next week which will call for an increase in numbers and a salary raise...

FORENSIC experts are analysing human remains that were found by a walker in Malaga yesterday.  A suspected hip and femur were uncovered in a field between Campanillas and Puerto de la Torre at around 11am. Policia...

COPS in Granada have raided an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing two million cigarettes per day.  Some 18 suspects have been cuffed in raids near the factory and in Malaga, where the cigarettes were...

THE Intu shopping centre has been delayed yet again by town planners in Torremolinos.  The 600,000 square-metre project is to receive €600 million in investment and will create around 4,500 jobs. But according to Partido Popular...

AN expat who has been found hiding on the Costa del Sol will be extradited to face drug trafficking charges, the Guardia Civil has announced.  Known only as J.R.B, the Dutch national, 49, was arrested...

BENALMADENA'S Hotel Vista de Rey must be demolished within three months, a Malaga court has ruled. It comes after the  three-star hotel and apartment block, next to Cercanias de Torremuelle station, become involved in a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

New water plans include installing a pipeline from the Iznajar reservoir in Cordoba to the Antequera area, which was supposed to have been built two years ago.

BIRMINGHAM Airport flights to Malaga and Mallorca will launch next year. Low-cost carrier Primera Air announced that direct flights will be operated daily, using Boeing 737-800s. The new routes will run all year round and start...

ENGLAND star Harry Winks has invested in a new development on the Costa del Sol. The Spurs midfielder is a shareholder at the Heights, at La Resina Golf Club, in Marbella. The 11 opulent new villas,...

TICKETS to walk the Caminito del Rey next spring will go on sale next week.  Some 100,000 tickets will be available on the official website from November 28. The open period extends through February, March, April...

MALAGA and the Costa del Sol have had the best tourism numbers for an October since records began. New figures show that 14,993 workers were employed in hotels last month, 1,000 more than last year...

A GROUP of 40 Malaga locals gathered last night to remember the late Dictator Franco. The group congregated in the gardens of the Cathedral on Calle Cisterna two days after the anniversary of his death...

THIS is the mock up image of Estepona's new High Resolution hospital. The foundation works are already being finalized, while the works of sanitation and structure of the building are scheduled in the next few...

A BRITISH teacher has been arrested on the Costa del Sol for alleged child sexual abuse. The 64-year-old English teacher has been detained by Policia Nacional in Estepona. He is accused of abusing two seven-year-old girls...

La Roja dominated from the offset and were 5-0 victors, thanks to a David Silva brace.

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