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Spain’s Malaga has only three municipalities without confirmed COVID-19 infections in two weeks

THE sixth wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Spain continues at an accelerated pace with only three municipalities in Malaga free of COVID-19. According to...

Frigiliana City Council in Spain are offering free antigen tests to school pupils this Wednesday

SCHOOL pupils in Malaga are being advised to take a free antigen test at school to limit the spread of omicron. Students at Enrique Gines...

Masked thug who broke into Brit couple’s Spanish home and launched savage knife attack jailed for three years

A MAN who wore a ski mask as he threatened a British couple at knifepoint in a terrifying attempted murder and robbery has been...

PICTURED: Fireball streaks across the sky in southern Spain

AN impressive fireball was spotted streaking across the sky over Andalucia during Saturday night. It was pictured appearing in the sky above the province of...

Malaga airport set to receive 7,854 flights between January and February

MALAGA airport is seeing a gradual growth in passenger numbers in line with the recovery in air travel demand. In fact, it’s estimated that Malaga...

Exhibition in Spain: Festive favourites unwrapped in museum’s new toy story

SOME of the most sought-after stocking fillers of the past century have gone on show in a nostalgic new toy exhibition in Malaga. Vintage childhood...

Jealous ex-boyfriend sets fire to car belonging to his girlfriend’s family in Malaga 

A JEALOUS 47-year-old has been arrested in connection with arson after he allegedly set fire to the car belonging to his former girlfriend's family.  Officers...

Spain’s Malaga recieves first cruise ship calls of the year

AFTER a successful 2021 cruise season, despite navigating the COVID-19 crisis, the new year has already counted two tourist arrivals to the port of...

Granada earthquake is felt in Spain’s Malaga and Costa del Sol

A 3.5 MAGNITUDE earthquake was registered in Granada, and felt in several municipalities in Malaga, yesterday morning, Wednesday January 5. According to Spain’s National Geographic...

Chaos at Spain’s Malaga airport as flights delayed for hours due to dense fog

FLIGHTS at Malaga - Costa del Sol airport suffered extreme delays yesterday morning due to thick sea mist which surrounded the airport causing chaos...

Fuengirola man who killed his mother and pet cats sentenced to 24 years in Spain

A SPANIARD who murdered his mother and her pet cats has been sentenced.  The 41-year-old from Fuengirola was found guilty of stabbing his mother to...

Outrage as doctor and nurses’ cars smashed up outside Malaga hospital

A MEDICAL union has told how staff had their cars vandalised by a manic and ‘unsatisfied’ patient.  Three members of staff had finished long shifts...

Why Malaga farmers believe the humble avocado should have mass a-peel in Spain

IT is only the start of January but the first of this season’s crop of avocados from Malaga are already in high demand across...

Migrant crossings to Spain: Number reaching Malaga last year dropped by 75.45%

THE number of people who made dangerous journeys across water to reach Malaga in 2021 has dropped by 75.45%.  Some 231 migrants succeeded in reaching...

Police hunting driver who fled burning car after crashing on Malaga motorway

SCENES out of a Fast & Furious movie played out on the A7 in Malaga, when a fleeing driver crashed his car against a...

Paraglider, 57, dies in horror New Year’s Day crash in Malaga 

A MAN has died in a horror paragliding crash on the Costa del Sol.  The 57-year-old tragically passed away following a collision in the mountains...

Spain’s Malaga breaks all-time record for high temperatures in December

MALAGA has broken its all-time record for high temperatures in the month of December since official records began in 1942. The gauge, located at the...

Costa del Crime: Man arrested after woman found with serious head injuries following horror wrench attack

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a woman was violently attacked with a wrench on Wednesday.  Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted...

Man, 42, arrested after spate of hotel and restaurant robberies in Spain’s Estepona 

A MAN, 42, was arrested after a spate of robberies at hotels and restaurants on the Costa del Sol.  The suspect is being held in...

Major changes to firework rules ahead of New Year’s Eve in Spain’s Torremolinos

THE MAYOR of Torremolinos has reminded residents that the rules have changed when it comes to New Years' Eve celebrations in the Costa del...

AT LAST? Sewage plant ‘to be built’ in Arriate near Andalucia’s Ronda after 30 year wait

AFTER a 30-year wait the Ronda town of Arriate might finally get a sewage works at a cost of €5,432,924. Water company Aguas de las...

Joakim Broberg, stepson of Marbella Mayor Angeles Muñoz, extradited to Spain over drug trafficking, money laundering and organised crime

THE stepson of Marbella Mayor Angeles Muñoz has been extradited to Spain to face accusations of drug trafficking, money laundering and being involved in...

Casares: The hilltop haven in southern Spain you need to visit

A SMORGASBORD of sugar cube houses perch on the rolling hills of Casares. Situated amongst woodland on a 1,427ft high cliff, the pueblo blanco...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

Spain tourism: How Marbella bounced back as holiday hotspot

THE MARBELLA hotel sector has recorded its highest occupancy rates and revenue per available room (RevPAR) since the COVID-19 pandemic decimated the tourism industry. That's...

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