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Man arrested after crashing stolen car during high-speed chase on Costa del Sol

ONE man was arrested after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen car through Estepona. The 27-year-old Spaniard was cuffed after he attempted...

Thank you for the music: Marbella’s Collegium Musicum Annemarie Philipps dies aged 73

CONDUCTOR Annemarie Philipps, who ruled over the amateur classical music scene on the Costa del Sol, has died aged 73.  Philipps passed away in Marbella,...

Dark side to the Costa del Sol: Why Marbella has become the perfect hideout for Swedish criminals

JUST yards from the hotels and high-end bars in the glamorous tourist resorts, Swedish gangs run riot in the south of Spain.  All summer long...

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja set to be declared disaster zone with calls for harsher punishments on environmental arsonists

Junta president, Juanma Moreno, insisted that 'all indications' pointed towards the fire being an intentional act

‘The bravest of knights’: Hero firefighter who died battling Spain’s devastating Sierra Bermeja forest fire to be awarded Civil...

The father of two sadly lost his life after being brought in from Almeria to battle the devastating blaze

WATCH: Spectacular fireball streak across night sky in Spain’s Andalucia

A DAZZLING fireball, produced by a rock detached from an asteroid, has streaked across the sky of southern Spain. The spectacular fireball, with a luminosity...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Like a horror movie’ as expat animal charity bosses fled Spain’s Sierra Bermeja wildfire while rescuing dozens of...

THE boss of the Costa del Sol’s most famous animal rescue centre has recalled the dramatic moment she and her husband had to evacuate...

Incidence rate in Spain’s Andalucia falls to August 2020 levels

THE current cumulative incidence rate in Andalucia for COVID-19 stands at 98.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days—the lowest it has...

HERE COMES THE RAIN: But is it enough to put out the Costa del Sol’s Sierra Bermeja wildfire?

THE Costa del Sol and nearly 1000 firefighters held their breath as rain finally arrived to help extinguish the worst fire for decades. Weather forecasters...

Beach Olympics: Fitness fanatics wanted for charity fundraiser in Puerto Banus on Spain’s Costa del Sol

LOCAL Costa del Sol charity Collective Calling are organising a fundraising event on Saturday 9th October from 11am–2pm on Paradise Beach in Puerto Banus.  The...

Ecija: A visit to the charming city known as ‘the frying pan’ of Spain

IT is known as ‘El Sarten’, the frying pan of Spain because it’s location in a dip surrounded by the olive groves of La...

Spain’s Andalucia plans to vaccinate children aged 0-11 against COVID-19 by end of October

THE Junta is working on a vaccination plan for children aged 0-11 years, expected to begin at the end of October. The campaign would be...

Summer surge of animal abandonment in Spain’s Andalucia

TYPICALLY, and tragically, animal abandonment peaks in the summer months and the coronavirus pandemic has heightened the numbers all the more. Data from the Colectivo...

Malaga tourist gets mugged for €10 and almost strangled to death by two youths on Spain’s Costa de Sol

TWO Malaga teenagers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional for trying to strangle a Madrid tourist who asked for directions. The traveller had just...

International passenger arrivals to Andalucia tallies 545,200 in July—with Spain doubling figures in one year to 4.4 million

ARRIVALS to Andalucia from international airports reached 545,200 passengers in July, 12.4% of the national total. According to data released by Turespaña, this figure places...

The Clash: How UK rock legend Joe Strummer has a plaza in Spain’s Granada named after him

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?

Four arrested in Spain’s Malaga for distributing 10,000 antigen tests without complying with health regulations

POLICIA NACIONAL, in coordination with the Provincial Inspection of Health Services of the Junta have dismantled a criminal organisation dedicated to the distribution of...

LISTED: 416 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia at extreme risk of COVID-19—including the eight provincial capitals

416 MUNICIPALITIES in Spain’s Andalucia, out of a total of 778, are at extreme risk of COVID-19 for exceeding a 14-day cumulative incidence rate...

New Flyr airline starts flying from Norway to the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol areas of Spain

A new budget airline based in Norway is launching services this weekend between Oslo and two Spanish airports. Flyr began operating in August 2020 with...

Terrible teenage bullies extort €7,000 out of frightened boy, 10, in Almeria area of Spain

AN Almeria Province teenager has been arrested for extorting €7,000 from a 10-year-old boy. The 14-year-old bully was detained by the Guardia Civil in Berja. Another...

Step back in time as Hickory Golf comes to Spain’s Costa del Sol

MALAGA will host the first Open Andalucia Hickory Golf, a pioneering tournament that invites players to travel back in time to 1935 and return...

Experts warn of new tsunami formation process which could generate six metre waves off the coast of Spain’s Andalucia

LARGE parts of the coast of Andalucia and northern Morocco could be hit by waves of up to six metres from a large tsunami,...

HEATWAVE: Spain swelters in hottest day ever as record temperature of 47.2ºC set in Andalucia

THE highest temperature ever recorded in Spain was set at 5.10pm on Saturday in the Andalucian town of Montoro, just outside Cordoba, as the...

Maritime Rescue assists 395 vessels off the coast of Spain’s Andalucia in first half of 2021

THE Maritime Rescue Coordination Centers (CCS) in Andalucia, who’s primary mission is to rescue people at sea, have assisted 395 vessels along the more...

Removal firm on Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol was used to export drugs from Spain to Sweden

A Swedish-owned removal company operating out of the Marbella and Torrevieja areas of Spain was used as a front to make major drug shipments....

Junta calls for night curfew in 8 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia in attempt to curb rising Covid infections

THE Junta has requested curfew, between 2am and 7am in the morning, in eight municipalities in the region—pending on authorisation by Andalucia’s High Court...

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