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Free bike loan program offered by Spain’s University of Malaga in drive to go green

The University of Malaga is leading the way in sustainable transportation with the launch of a free bike loan program.  Dubbed the ‘go green’ initiative,...

Unesco body slams plans for hotel skyscraper at Malaga port in Spain’s Andalucia

AN UNESCO advisory body has slammed a proposed skyscraper at Malaga’s port for the third time after Spain’s minister of culture gave the hotel...

Ryanair apologises, claims 2.5 hour delay on New Year’s flight to Spain was ‘minor’

Ryanair has merely apologised to passengers and claimed a 2.5 hour delay on one of its New Year's Day flights to Spain was just...

Motorists in Malaga now have to stump up extra €13 to fill their cars after Spain’s fuel subsidy ends

Filling up your car has become €13 more expensive in Malaga following the end of the Spanish government's subsidy of 20 cents per litre...

Large hybrid cat classified as ‘potentially dangerous animal’ captured in Marbella homeowner’s garden

A large cat weighing 20 kilograms was captured after a homeowner reported what he thought was a lynx lurking in the garden of his...

Police arrest 43 people who allegedly exploited illegal migrants for cheap labour in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE arrested 43 people as they busted a group of criminals that allegedly exploited illegal migrants for cheap labour in the Malaga province. The criminals...

Rapid growth in Spain’s Benalmadena pushing the town to ‘large population’ status

Benalmadena in Spain’s Costa del Sol has experienced a major population growth in the past year, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE).  The...

Gang that exploited undocumented migrant workers from Morocco busted in Spain’s Malaga province

A criminal group that exploited undocumented migrant workers, mainly from Morocco, in the agricultural sector has been broken up. The group is accused of selling...

The Picasso Museum in Spain’s Malaga closes 2022 with more than 640,000 visitors—close to record pre-pandemic numbers

THE Picasso Museum Málaga (MPM), the flagship of Malaga's cultural offering, has received a total of 641,216 visitors throughout 2022. The figure is just shy...

More than 200 police officers to control security during the Three Wise Men parade in Spain’s Malaga

THE Malaga City Council, through the Department of Security, will implement a security device, for today's ‘Cabalgata de Reyes’. A total of 207 local police...

Forecast weather for Three Kings Parade in Spain’s Malaga

THE most exciting day of the year for Spanish children is fast approaching, the Three Kings Day celebrated on January 6, with the Three...

Three Kings Parade in Spain’s Malaga celebrates centenary year with huge cake

AFTER two years of water-down festivities due to Covid, Malaga's Three Kings parade will return this year full of surprises and plenty of sugar. One...

British expats struggle to claim pensions through Spain’s social security office

A British expat is pleading for help after waiting nearly six years to get his Spanish pension. The Marbella-based 70-year-old faces bankruptcy and potential homelessness...

Airbnb names Malaga as top trending travel destination for 2023

Malaga is the number one trending tourist destination for 2023, according to a popular international travel company.  Leading into 2023 Airbnb released a list of...

Cruise ship bonanza as Spain’s Malaga port anticipates 315 cruise ship calls in 2023

THE port of Malaga, one of the oldest seaports in the Mediterranean, expects to receive 315 cruise ship calls in 2023. According to recent data,...

EXCLUSIVE: Angry passengers storm off Ryanair flight bound for Malaga over 2.5 hour delay

A New Year’s Day flight from Rome to Malaga has descended into chaos after furious passengers stormed off the plane because of delays.  The Ryanair...

Dolmens, Roman Theatre, Acinipo and Arab Baths in Spain’s Malaga surpass 523,500 visitors in ten months

THERE is much more to Malaga than nightlife and beaches with the province’s historic landmarks becoming must-visit attractions for many. In fact, Malaga’s iconic monuments,...

Brit rock star, Rod Stewart, to perform for first time ever at Marbella’s Starlite in 2023

THE British rock singer-songwriter, Rod Stewart, will perform for the first time at Starlite Catalana Occidente in Marbella, on Friday July 21, 2023. The legendary...

Spain’s Almayate brings back its traditional living nativity scene—one of the most important in Malaga province

FOLLOWING a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, the residents of Almayate, in Velez-Malaga, are preparing to bring back the popular celebration of...

Venus Beach in Spain’s Marbella to get €1.3 million breakwater and sand boost

LA VENUS beach will get a new breakwater and imported sand as part of a 1.3 million improvement plan presented by Marbella council. The city’s...

Malaga wracked by cold and flu invasion as Spain prepares to celebrate the New Year

Colds and the flu are spreading like wildfire through Malaga as the citizens prepare to welcome in the new year. Primary healthcare and emergency care...

Giant figures of the Three Wise Men installed in Spain’s Malaga

MALAGA City Council has placed in streets and squares of the city giant figures of the Three Wise Men. Since yesterday, Thursday December 29, giant-sized...

Countryside town in Spain’s Malaga declares its water unfit for human consumption

WATER from a Malaga province countryside town is not fit for human consumption, its mayor said on Thursday. Humilladero mayor Miguel Asencio said the levels...

Pair of alleged low-level Ronda crack houses selling cocaine and heroin to neighbours raided by police in Spain’s Malaga...

A pair of crack houses have been raided by police in Ronda where cocaine and heroin was sold to the neighbours. Police arrested two men...

Reservoirs in Spain’s Malaga will end year with 17 hectometres more than in 2021 thanks to recent rains

THE seven reservoirs in Malaga end 2022 at 37% of their capacity, with a total of 228 cubic hectometres (Hm3), which is 17 hectometres...

January 2023 will continue with higher than normal temperatures across most of Spain—with Malaga seeing in the New Year...

THE year 2023 will commence with temperatures between 1 and 3ºC above average in practically all of Spain, except in specific inland areas. In regards...

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