Monday, 11 December, 2017

Tag: Malaga

NON-EU visitors to Andalucia spend €160 million in the region's stores each year - and 80% is spent in Malaga province. According to the study by Global Blue, Malaga has 'by far the most volume...

LOCALS in Malaga have blasted the city for only having four employees dedicated to tackling the growing rat problem. Former PSOE Mayor Begoña Medina agreed that more needs to be done, but added that the...

A MIGRANT has been found hiding in a shipping container in Malaga port.  Workers opened the container, which had come from Nador, Morocco, after hearing sounds coming from inside it. They found a disorientated and dehydrated...

SEVERE weather warnings have been issued for five of Spain's autonomous regions today. The Balearic islands are expected to see the worst, with a red warning in place. Waves there could reach as high as eight...

ALMOST two million passengers went through Malaga airport last month. The figure is a 7.1% increase on September and a 7.5% on October last year. Of the 1,833,589 passengers, the majority flew on international flights (1,615,853). That's...

A WOMAN has been arrested in Malaga after allegedly posting sex adverts pretending to be her current boyfriend's ex-girlriend. Policia Nacional cuffed the unnamed 29-year-old woman after tracking her down with her IP address. The victim...

TORRE del Mar is set to receive a new walkway and viewpoint. Announced by deputy mayor Jesús Pérez Atencia today, the new structure is described as a 'unique new tourist attraction' that will offer...

Last years champions Custodians Madrid will be joining the six-team Serie A, with each team playing 10 games and a playoff from November to May 2018.

A SUPERGRAN has been labelled a ‘true heroine’ after she jumped in to save a pub owner from a glassing attack. 77-year-old expat Elizabeth Trueman didn’t hesitate when she saw the attacker smash his beer...

A BRITISH father who went missing two days ago has been found. It comes after the Olive Press was the first to launch an appeal to locate Brett Barnes, who had refused to board a...

FEARS are growing for a missing British dad last seen at Malaga airport two days ago.  It comes after his partner Gemma Clements, first reported by the Olive Press, appealed for information on his whereabouts...

AN appeal has been launched to find a missing British father-of-one. His partner Gemma Clements is asking locals and expats on the Costa del Sol for any information on his whereabouts. She said:"Yesterday evening my partner...

MANILVA has the lowest unemployment rate in Malaga. With 16.02% of people out of work, it is the municipality of between 10,000 and 40,000 residents with the lowest amount of people without jobs (1,076). It is...

MARBELLA is preparing its own stand for London's World Travel Market this week.  The huge event, from November 6 to 8, will see the Costa del Sol hotspot attempt to 'recover' its image. Mayor and tourism...

It has been 12 years since Jon Clarke first step through the doors at the Palacio de Miramar and since then a lot has changed.

Club de Rugby Malaga has teamed up with local NGOs to help the homeless and disadvantaged as well as teaching the love of the game.

A GROUP of expats have slammed a Costa del Sol removal company and its boss for allegedly failing to deliver goods which they had paid for. Brits claim they have been left thousands out of...

A PENSIONER is taking legal advice after being fined for using a ‘bogus’ international driving licence bought from a well-known expat businessman. American Andrea Barnett, 60, is demanding a refund from David ‘the Dogman’ Klein,...

THE PSOE in Malaga are pushing to have the city considered for the title of Culture Capital of Europe.  The socialists say the city has 'learned from its mistakes' after missing out on the title...

CAR hire firms in the Costa del Sol are being forced to reduce their fleets as banks are not offering sufficient credit. A fleet of 40,000 cars belonging to 200 car rental firms is now...

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...

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...

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 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...

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