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Two Mijas wildfires in Spain’s Costa del Sol declared under control

BOTH forest fires declared yesterday in Mijas have been brought under control. According to Andalucia’s firefighter body, INFOCA, the two forest fires which broke out...

Yellow warning for coastal phenomena in Spain’s Malaga

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has placed Malaga’s coastline under yellow alert for strong winds, and coastal phenomena. The maritime storm will see waves of up...

Did you feel it? Earthquake rumbles Spain’s Benalmadena—second in province in 24 hours

A MINOR 3.9 magnitude earthquake has rumbled the tourist hotspot town of Benalmadena. The quake was felt late Monday night, at around 10:30pm, with its...

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Firefighters battle two fires in Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

WITH temperatures nudging 30 and winds gusting 30 kph, Andalucía's firemen feared a busy day. With almost no rain since Easter the ground is bone...

San Sebastián Film Festival celebrates 70th edition in spectacular style

The San Sebastián Film Festival has come a long way since its first edition, 70 years ago. Back then, in 1953, it hosted just...

UK ambassador to Spain on driving licence debacle: ‘There’s a lot going on behind the scenes, even if it...

The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, has released another update for UK nationals who have been left unable to drive since May...

HBO releases video of Spanish locations used for ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel ‘House of the Dragon’

Whether it was a bullring in Osuna province, a Basque islet, Almería’s Desert of Tabernas or Castellón’s Peñíscola, the creators of HBO’s worldwide smash...

Spain qualify for finals at European Cricket Championship – The EUROS of Cricket

SPAIN is not typically a hotbed for cricket, but the country’s national team has this month come out and swung the sport in the...

Explainer: Which tax cuts are regional politicians announcing and how could they affect you?

As elections approach some of Spain’s regions are committing to slashing taxes, a move that has the central government on high alert  The year 2023...

WATCH: Wild fire breaks out near Santana Golf in Mijas

SOME 68 forest firefighters are tackling a blaze that has broken out in the Entrerrios area of Mijas on the Costa del SOl. They are...

No laughing matter: Spanish police call Tesco’s paella sandwich a ‘health hazard’

SPAIN’S Guardia Civil police force have waded into a row over UK retailer Tesco’s paella sandwich. Perhaps still smarting from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s ‘sacrilegious’...

Making a call or checking the time on mobile phones is now illegal while driving in Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR police are now giving out much higher fixed fines for parking and road traffic offences, the British territory’s government said in a statement. Minister...

Shakira will have to face trial accused of six crimes against the Spanish treasury

SPANISH Judge Ana Duro has decided that pop star Shakira will have to face trial for allegedly avoiding taxes in Spain in 2012, 2013...

BULLSEYE: Gibraltar darts players get minister sendoff before European Cup bid

TWO young sportsmen from Gibraltar are taking part in the World Darts Federation Europe Cup in Gandia, Spain from September 28 to October 1. Minister...

Father of two died after being swept from his house by flood water in Spain’s Murcia 

A MAN died after he was washed out of his home by floods that hit the Spanish region of Murcia. The body of the 60-year-old...

UK’s Labour party pledges to support Gibraltar in talks over an EU treaty from Liverpool conference

THE UK’s Labour Party has confirmed it will support Gibraltar in its self-determination as it looks to get a lasting EU deal. Shadow Minister for...

British man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a Ryanair flight to Spain

A 35- year-old British man has been arrested for allegedly touching without consent a female passenger who was sitting next to him on a...

Pound Sterling tanks against Euro and Dollar following mini budget from Tories

STERLING has fallen to a historic 37 year low against the dollar and a recent low against the Euro this week, after the UK...

Davis Cup in Spain’s Malaga: Eight countries will battle it out for the title at the Carpena Stadium

AFTER a fantastic week of tennis, including an emotional farewell from legendary Roger Federer, in the Lava Cup, the eight teams that will compete...

The capital of the Costa del Sol exceeds 2019 figures for overnight stays in August and raises the average...

TOURISTS have returned in force to Malaga City after the pandemic—with 315,000 overnight stays recorded during the month of August. This week the National Statistics...

Spain’s Malaga is set to welcome 113 cruises this autumn—almost matching pre-pandemic numbers

THE Port of Malaga is looking forward to a busy autumn, with 113 passenger ships expected to dock in the city. The autumn cruise season...

Police bust gang accused of stealing up to €46,000 worth of luggage from passengers at Málaga’s main train station

Spain’s National Police force has arrested three people who are suspected of stealing up to €46,000 worth of luggage from passengers outside Málaga’s principal...

Woman arrested after driving wrong way up Madrid motorway in bid to avoid paying a toll

SPAIN'S Civil Guard has arrested a woman in Madrid after she drove the wrong way up the R-3 motorway – in an apparent bid...

Costa del Sol football match to raise funds for crucial charity

IT WILL be men versus women in a game of football on Spain’s Costa del Sol, but it won’t be your typical sporting contest.  The...

How Spanish celebrity Tamara Falcó’s new fiancé got caught not just cheating but also in a lie

Businessman Íñigo Onieva was spotted in a video kissing another woman, prompting online detectives to investigate the circumstances   https://twitter.com/BadBenigno/status/1573333104739192832 https://twitter.com/BlondieBarbie00/status/1574040561476050948 PRODUCERS of Spain’s many gossip TV shows...

The reservoir of La Viñuela, below minimum levels this autumn

Malaga’s reservoir water levels are much lower than last year, with one of the province’s main dams dangerously close to being declared a “dead...

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