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Spain’s Marbella to host tuna cutting event—with hopes for a Guinness World Record

A GIANT 7ft tuna fish tipping the scales at a whopping 150kg will be cut in front of a 400 strong crowd in the...

Spain’s Malaga kicks off the 2022 beach season

THE capital of the Costa del Sol has all its summer beach services fully operational. As of yesterday, June 15, until September 30, the 13...

UPDATE: Fourth person arrested in connection with Spain’s Pujerra fire

THE Guardia Civil's Seprona nature protection service has arrested and questioned a fourth person in connection with the latest Sierra Bermeja forest fire. The latest...

‘You’ve aged well!’ Obama jokes with Spain’s PM on visit to Malaga

FORMER US President Barack Obama met with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez during his visit to a tech conference in Malaga and the pair...

CRUISING: Spain’s Malaga port to receive 41 cruise ship calls this summer—matching pre-pandemic figures

THE number of cruise ships expected to dock this summer at the port of Malaga matches the figures for the same period in 2019,...

SERIOUS NEGLIGENCE: Three arrested for forest fire in Spain’s Pujerra

THE Guardia Civil have arrested this Tuesday, June 14, three men for their alleged connection with the Sierra Bermeja forest fire. Initial investigations by the...

Costa del Sol beaches ‘black flagged’ over polluting sunscreen

THE Ecologists in Action organisation hands out two black flags per province in Spain each year for beaches which are not meeting environmental standards. The...

Incidence of skin cancer in Spain’s Malaga has increased 15-fold in 50 years experts warn

IN celebration of Skin Cancer Prevention Day, yesterday, Monday June 13, the dermatology department of the Clinical Hospital in Malaga organised a series of...

Higher than normal number of jellyfish expected along Spain’s Costa del Sol this summer experts warn

MARINE conservation experts from the Aula del Mar in Malaga have said the presence of jellyfish on the Costa del Sol this summer may...

ROCKING IN: Former President Barack Obama heads for Spanish hotel where Guns N’Roses, Peter Andre and Gareth Bale normally...

HE is easily the hippest of ex-presidents, so it’s no surprise to learn he’s staying at a hotel normally frequented by rock and football...

TO THE HEAVENS: Mijas, a gem of the Costa del Sol

It's not just about donkeys. World-famous for its chocolate box charm, Mijas is always adding flavours, discovers Kimberley Mannion.

LISTED: These are the beaches were smoking is banned on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE Junta's 'Smoke-free beaches' initiative, launched in 2020 still runs strong in several beaches across Malaga province. The ‘Beaches without Smoke’ campaign was initiated to...

50 horses from Benahavis racecourse evacuated due to blazing fire in Spain’s Sierra Bermeja plus veterinary centre seeks foster...

FIFTY horses from the Benahavís racecourse have been evacuated from the area as a result of the fire that broke out this Wednesday, June...

Residents of Benahavis evacuated by raging wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol allowed to return home

RESIDENTS of Benahavis have been allowed to return home after being evacuated because of the Pujerra wildfire, authorities said. At around 11pm last night, Thursday...

British holidaymakers forced to sleep in car as wildfire threatened villa on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH woman visiting friends in Benahavis has had her holiday turned upside down after being evacuated in the wake of a forest fire. Retired...

Last stand: British expat refuses to leave her home despite risk as wildfire approaches town in hills above Spain’s...

ONE British expat resident in Benahavis refuses to leave her home, defying orders to evacuate by authorities fearful of the risk from a wildfire...

British friends left stranded with no medicine after being evacuated as wildfire threatened Benahavis on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A GROUP of British women were left stranded and having to sleep in their car after a night out  when police cordoned off Benahavis. Samantha...

‘We were forced to abandon our home’: British expat describes panic as wildfire threatens residential areas above Spain’s Costa...

HUNDREDS of terrified residents were forced to leave their homes in the middle of the night by authorities as a wildfire raged across the...

Number of abandoned hunting dogs in Spain’s Malaga on the rise

SPAIN is, unfortunately, the leading European country in animal abandonment; with 700 pets ditched every day. According to data from the new edition of the...

IN IMAGES: Smoke engulfs homes as 3,000 residents evacuated in Pujerra wildfire in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol

SOME 3,000 residents have so far been evacuated from their homes as firefighters battled against a wildfire raging across the hills above Estepona and...

Spain’s Malaga to host most important cruise fair in Europe

MORE than 3,000 people from 70 countries are expected to attend Europe’s most important cruise fair hosted this September in Spain’s Malaga. The international cruise...

Military called in to help fight Pujerra forest fire in Spain’s Malaga—which has already seen three forest firefighters injured,...

THE Pujerra forest fire has set off all the alarm signals once again in Sierra Bermeja. The blaze, which broke out yesterday afternoon, is close...

‘We only want quality tourists’ insists mayor as row brews over holiday lets in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del...

THE Mayor of Malaga has clashed with the holiday home sector on the question of the quality of tourism in Malaga. Francisco de la Torre,...

Pensioners in Spain’s Malaga robbed of bank cards by two women who watched them tap in PIN numbers at...

POLICE in Malaga have arrested two women who stole bank cards from pensioners and illegally withdrew money from their accounts. The duo aged 24 and...

Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol declares itself a Ukrainian province for fundraising campaign

MALAGA is vying to become Ukraine’s unofficial 25th province in a solidarity campaign to help the war-torn country. Local businesses have been asked to back...

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