Thursday, September 24, 2020

Not quite Narnia, but Fuengirola’s Bioparc is very magical

Fiona Tomas takes a tour around Bioparc

Temperatures will be ‘higher than average’ throughout autumn in Spain’s Andalucia and Costa del Sol

The news will be welcomed by residents in Malaga, who are forecast to receive a downpour today and tomorrow

Drought destroys cereal crop

Dry weather has played havoc with cereal production in Malaga province

Hit Netflix series The Crown to begin filming on Spain’s Costa del Sol

HIT Netflix series The Crown is set to begin filming in Andalucia. The period drama - which won a host of awards last year -...

New railway along Spain’s Costa del Sol could be funded by EU, suggests Malaga mayor

MALAGA mayor Francisco de la Torre has once again reiterated the need for a Costa del Sol trainline.  The leader made the fresh comments at...

British expat benefits cheat who stole more than €90,000 from UK coffers while living on Spain’s Costa del Sol...

The mother-of-two, from Grimsby, claimed income support, disability living allowance and carers allowance but failed to reveal she had left the country

City of dreaming – You’re bound to sleep well in Ronda

THERE is an incredible choice of places to lay down your head in the 'City of Dreams', as Dutch poet Rilke once described Ronda. One...

Beauty kings do battle for Mister Malaga title

Taking place on February 27, over 50 contestants will be strutting their stuff

‘Walking in the Ronda Mountains’ book launch

New book features 30 half-day walks in the Serranía de Ronda

Gone cuckoo in Gaucin

Mayor branded an "ostrich" for burying his head in ground and disappearing despite town's financial chaos

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Sierra Leone ‘blood diamond’ trafficker arrested in Malaga

Lynchpin ‘blood diamond’ trafficker arrested in Malaga

‘I will work hard for you’, promises Bill Anderson, the first ever Brit to serve on Mijas Council

What I do know is that parties will need to work together, whether in coalition or informally to move Mijas forward

Ciudadanos mayor blasted for neglecting historic farmhouse in Mijas

The early 20th century farmhouse, named Las Garcias, sits in Tejada and is described as the only evidence of the way of life of early Las Lagunas inhabitants

Cool summer for Andalucia

Cooler evenings bring down average temperature

Visitors will have to pay for parking at Hospital Costa del Sol in Spain’s Marbella as conservative Partido Popular...

VISITORS to the Hospital Costa del Sol will soon have to pay for parking, it has been confirmed. The Partido Popular government at Marbella town...

WATCH: Malaga flooded after heavy rainfall and storms

ROADS across Malaga city have become flooded following heavy rainfall and storms overnight and today.   Videos shared on Twitter show cars driving through deep bodies...

Controversial mobile phone transmitter to be taken down in Torrox

After a decade of protests from residents the transmitter will be dismantled and relocated

Illegal taxi and minibus services are putting everyone in danger, warns Costa del Sol lawyer

  THE AUTHORITIES are finally beginning to clamp down on the huge growth of illegal pirate taxis in Andalucia. Olive Press sources claim that hundreds of...

Bronislava and Clyde

A British man and his Russian accomplice have been arrested near Marbella in connection with a string of 15 bank robberies

Airport plan still on for take off

Plans for an airport at Antequera gather pace

New ‘wedding race’ sees brides and grooms run 5km to win their ‘dream’ big day worth €40,000 on Spain’s...

A RACE giving prospective couples the chance to win the ‘wedding of their dreams’ has been announced for the Costa del Sol.

Axarquia medical centre the most ‘under pressure’ in Malaga province

Each doctor is seeing 700 more people than recommended by the Andalucian Health Service

Pet cemetery in Malaga plans to open by end of 2019

A CEMETERY on the outskirts of Malaga has announced its plans to expand and include a pet area by 2019. If approved, Parcemasa says it...

Greenpeace activists continue battle to promote renewable energy

EXCLUSIVE: As the Costa del Sol faces up to fracking, Greenpeace spokesman Julio Barea tells Jacqueline Fanchini why we should embrace renewable energy