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Spain unveils plans for €20million revamp of A-7 highway on Costa del Sol

SPAIN'S Ministry of Transport has announced one of the biggest, boldest and most far-reaching roads programme for decades along the Costa del Sol. The...

LET’S EXPLORE SPAIN: How Malaga’s colourful Axarquia region awakened from its slumber

David Baird on why, having lived all around the world, he settled in this quiet corner of Malaga, known as a land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

Therapy dogs to be used in the paediatric unit of Axarquia Hospital

ANIMAL-assisted therapy has been given the green light to commence in the paediatric unit of the Axarquia Hospital. The Clinical Management Unit of the La...

Velez-Malaga joins fellow Andalucia coastal resorts in introducing COVID-19 beach curfews

VELEZ-MALAGA has joined its Andalucian neighbours in implementing a beach curfew to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The restrictions announced yesterday by Councillor for...

Family clings to hope as search continues for missing sailor off Spain’s Almeria coast

THE search for a missing sailor continues off Almeria's coast as hopes of finding him alive diminish. Mohamed, a 54-year-old experienced fisherman went missing after...

Indoor market demands air-con after two shoppers suffer heat stroke on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE municipal market of Velez-Malaga has come under fire from local groups and stall-holder associations after two shoppers needed medical treatment for collapsing from...

Man confesses to murder in Spain’s Malaga – but things aren’t all that they seem

THE Policia Nacional homicide unit and forensic department of Malaga were called to a bloodbath in a Velez-Malaga apartment on Saturday morning after reports...

Investigation underway police attend double suspected suicide attempt in Spain’s Andalucia

AN investigation is underway in Velez-Malaga as firefighters have been called to two suspicious incidents at the Plaza de la Constitución in nine days. The...

Brothel under investigation in Spain’s Andalucia for opening during coronavirus lockdown

A MALAGA brothel is being investigated for allegedly operating during the COVID-19 state of alarm. The complaint was made by a Justice of the Peace...

Costa del Sol’s Nerja pledges commitment to nature despite Maro golf plans during first tourism meeting since lockdown

IN the first tourism meeting in Nerja since the state of alarm came into force, Town Hall bosses have pledged their commitment to reviving...

Councillor in hot water after sunbathing on beach during important zoom meeting on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE Councillor for Equality for the Andalucian town of Torrox has been blasted by her political rivals for taking part in an important Zoom...

Malaga’s Nerja Caves re-opens to tourists as it celebrates its 60th anniversary

THE Cuevas de Nerja has opened its doors to visitors for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began. As Malaga passed into Phase 2...

80-year-old former councillor wins €3.5 MILLION in wrongful dismissal case after 30-year battle with small town in Spain’s Andalucia

THE town of Torrox has been left reeling after an agreement has been reached to pay compensation to an ex-councilman for wrongful dismissal. The...

Violent conman ex-boxer arrested for killing pensioner in Spain’s Andalucia

A VIOLENT conman has been arrested in Velez-Malaga over the death of an elderly man during a botched home invasion. A police investigation began after...

Seismologists reveal there were THREE earthquakes in just two hours in Spain’s Andalucia last night

THREE earthquakes were recorded in the space of just two hours last night in areas of Malaga and Axarquia. As reported by the Olive Press...

Malaga man high on drugs fights with police and attempts to steal their car in Spain’s Andalucia

A 26-YEAR-OLD man from Velez-Malaga has been arrested for a violent scuffle with Policia Local officers. The incident occurred at around midnight yesterday on Avenida...

Recent rainfall gives farmers in Spain’s Andalucia welcome relief as water restrictions lifted

FARMERS in Axarquia have been given welcome relief after recent heavy rainfall in the area has allowed current irrigation restrictions to be lifted. Limits on...

Spain’s COVID-19 crisis creates even more delays at Nerja’s water treatment plant

The next stage in the process is the drilling of a 17-metre hole into the Burriana cliff face

Weather warnings for rain and storms this week across Gibraltar, Spain’s Costa del Sol and Axarquia

SPANISH State Meteorological Agency AEMET has issued yellow weather warnings across Western Andalucia this week. Gibraltar, the Costa del Sol and Axarquia have been warned...

Petition against new 680-home luxury golf complex near Spain’s Costa del Sol gains momentum during COVID-19 confinement

"It will destroy one of the most important things that Nerja has as a tourist asset, its landscape"

AXARQUIA turns into winter wonderland after hailstorm and tornados batter the region

INLAND Axarquia saw an impressive blanket of hail fall yesterday after severe storms swept across western Andalucia. Alcaucin, La Vinuela, Canillas de Aceitunas and Sedella...

An urgent appeal has been sent out for the workers of a German travelling circus trapped in Spain

The 16 members of the troop, plus three children of the Berlin Circus are stuck on the Costa del Sol without any money, having...

Fines issued and towns disinfected as Spain’s Axarquia lockdown ramps up a notch

TOWNS across Axarquia are closing their doors and self quarantining aslocal councils are clamping down on anyone breaking the curfew orders. Torrox Mayor Oscar Medina...

REVEALED: A Place in the Sun is filming across these locations on Spain’s Costa del Sol and inland Malaga...

HIT property hunting show A Place in the Sun is once again filming on Spain's southernmost coast.  According to Axarquia Plus, the Channel 4 classic...

WATCH: Police arrest 15 in prostitution and trafficking raids across Axarquia

Police received a tip off that women from the former Soviet republic were forced into prostitution

Environmental group names and shames 19 Costa del Sol beaches as among worst in Spain

The Balearic Islands was the region with the highest proportion of blag flag beaches, at 78.9%

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