Friday, December 2, 2022

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Switchbacks in Southern Spain provides the perfect mountain biking holiday

WITH its diverse environment, the Sierra Nevada is the perfect destination for cycle tourism. Formed of ancient glacial valleys and terraces, it has a...

Lift off for Richard Branson’s new exclusive Son Bunyola Estate hotel in Mallorca

New photos have revealed the stunning inside of a British billionaire’s new swanky hotel in Mallorca. Richard Branson’s new hotel at a UNESCO world heritage...

Police raid large illegal cigarette factory in Spain’s Andalucia that exported to Britain

POLICE raided a large illegal cigarette factory in Malaga, seized 16 tons of tobacco and arrested ten people. National Police caught nine workers and their...

When and how to see the Leonids meteor shower in Spain’s Malaga

THE Leonids is one of the two most spectacular star showers of the year, along with the Perseids, which takes place in August. The Leonid...

Police find dog with severe gashes on its neck and arrest owner for animal cruelty in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE found a dog in the Malaga countryside they believe was cut open by its owner to appear like it was attacked by another...

Popular Costa del Sol beach bar burned to the ground in shocking blaze

A popular chiringuito on the Costa del Sol has completely burned to the ground after a massive fire on Thursday morning. Torremolinos firefighters received...

More rain and solutions needed as reservoirs sink to 21.4% of their capacity in Spain’s Andalucia

THE reservoirs in Andalucia have lost 13 cubic hectometres of water in the last week and now hold 2,398 out of a total of...

Police discover alleged burglar hiding in the closet of a countryside home in Spain’s Malaga

POLICE found a man hiding in the closet of the Malaga house he was allegedly burgling after he triggered a home alarm. Witnesses first alerted...

WATCH: Police rescue eight birds bred for cockfighting from building in Spain’s Malaga

LOCAL police have rescued eight mutilated birds used for cockfighting in the city of Malaga from the terrace of an abandoned building. The police’s Nature...

Polar jet stream brings change in weather with colder temperatures for Spain’s Andalaucia

A POLAR jet stream is forecast to hit Spain in the next few days, bringing extremely cold weather conditions. According to Spain’s Met office, AEMET,...

Massive Europe-wide piracy network based out of Malaga in Spain smashed by joint operation

A CRIMINAL network based out of Malaga that illegally streamed TV channels and films to users around Europe has been dismantled in a joint...

Why passengers on these Malaga flights may not need to show their passports

A UK airline will trial a new technology on flights to a Spanish city which will mean passengers can travel without having to show...

EXCLUSIVE: Police bring down ‘cocaine queen’s’ 25-year smuggling ring in Spain

By Jon Clarke and Anthony Piovesan She was the Rolls Royce of cocaine smuggling since the 1990s and looked every inch the part in her...

Malaga forest fire lights up night sky, 45 firefighters rush to the scene

Long-awaited rains have finally fallen in the drought-stricken Andalucia, and just at the right time to help extinguish a raging forest fire in Malaga.  More...

Why this woman and her two dogs are sleeping out of a car at Costa del Sol petrol station

If you fill up regularly at this Costa del Sol petrol station you might often see a woman and her two dogs living there,...

Driver in Spain’s Malaga investigated for identity theft and speeding at 169 km/h in 80 zone

THE Guardia Civil is investigating two people for speeding and identity fraud. The investigation was initiated last September 12, when a fixed radar installed on...

WATCH: Police in Spain’s Malaga rescue a weakened griffon vulture

POLICE have successfully rescued a huge Griffon vulture which was spotted in Malaga last week. Officers from the specialist nature conservation group of the Malaga...

LISTED: Monuments and statues in Spain’s Malaga that will be under video surveillance as of this spring

MALAGA'S iconic monuments and statues such as the Alcazaba or the Picasso Statue at Plaza de la Merced in Malaga will be under video...

Malagueños among the most squeezed in all of Spain by shocking jump in food prices

The cost of the weekly food shop is ripping through the purses and wallets of the people of Malaga at a rate unseen for...

NOT GRINNING NOW: Ex-President of Andalucia Jose Griñán given ten days to hand himself in to go to jail

A FORMER Andalucian leader has been given ten days to check himself into prison. Jose Griñán must hand himself over after his bid to dodge...

Heavily-armed gang of youths caught red-handed attempting home invasion in pretty Andalucian town in Spain

A GANG of heavily-armed youths in hoodies were foiled in their plot to carry out a home invasion on a property that they believed...

Marbella father in Spain arrested for child neglect after his baby taken to hospital high on weed

A MARBELLA father whose baby daughter nearly died after getting high on his cannabis smoke has been arrested for child neglect. The father, 42, rushed...

Monster haul of drugs, luxury items in Spain linked to Moroccan drug lord

A Costa del Sol lawyer specialising in cases of drug trafficking has been arrested over allegedly working for 'one of the most wanted drug...

Spain’s Malaga Christmas light show includes a new more ‘Christmassy’ display in Calle Larios

THE festive switch-on in Malaga City will take place on Saturday, November 26, at 7pm, with a new more ‘Christmassy’ display in Calle Larios. The...

Fire prevention work begins in natural parks in Spain’s Malaga

FOREST fires in Spain have devastated almost 301,000 hectares since January this year according to estimates by the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS),...

Brand new toy museum opens in Spain’s Malaga

A NEW toy museum has opened its doors to the public in Cuevas de San Marcos, a small town in the Antequera region, showcasing...

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