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Holidays in Spain: staycation camping hits fever pitch on Costa del Sol

A STAYCATION surge in the popularity of camping this summer saw 17,000 camping pitches and 3,500 bungalows fully booked for the months of July...

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,...

Ikea opening new store in southern Spain  – here’s where and when it launches

A NEW Ikea store is set to open in Marbella later this year following a major investment. The shop will open in La Cañada shopping...

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...

Marine life now threatened as ash from wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol pollutes the sea

ASH from a wildfire raging in the Sierra Bermeja is polluting the sea along the Costa del Sol posing a threat to marine life,...

British driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis after high speed car chase on Costa del Sol

THE BRITISH driver who was arrested after a high-speed car chase down the Costa del Sol was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs.  The...

‘Pray for rain’: Firefighters battle blaze on Spain’s Costa del Sol into third night

THE blaze on Spain’s Costa del Sol threatens to be one of the largest wildfires in the zone for decades. A total of 30 aircraft...

Smoke seen for miles above Marbella as fire breaks out on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ON Tuesday evening a forest fire broke out in the hills in Spain's Benahavis.  The flames broke out in the affluent area, close to Marbella,...

Marbella firefighters free owl trapped in golf course netting

MARBELLA firefighters have rescued an Eurasian eagle-owl after one of its talons got tangled in netting at a local golf course, according to fire...

Police in Spain arrest yet another British fugitive hiding out on Costa del Sol

SPANISH police have arrested yet another British fugitive who fled to southern Spain to hide out on the Costa del Sol. The man, indentified as...

IN DEPTH: The Irish gang war that spilled out onto the streets of Spain’s Marbella

IT was a bloody feud between two Irish gangs that started on the streets of the Costa del Sol, moved to Dublin and back,...

Singer RaRa performs charity concerts on Spain’s Costa del Sol to raise money for girl, 10, with cancer

A LITTLE girl battling cancer has received a flood of cash to help pay for her potentially life-saving treatment, thanks to Pimlico Plumbers.  Youngster Chloe...

Motor mayhem: It’s that time of year on Spain’s Costa del Sol

SUMMER has long been the time of year when driving niceties fly straight out of the near side window. The roads are full normally of...

Marbella diner leaves whopping €4,000 tip at restaurant on Spain’s Costa del Sol to make up for viral complaint...

WAITERS at one of Marbella’s most fashionable restaurants have profited from a bizarre one-upmanship between strangers who appear to have too much money to...

Pricey Homes: Five of the most expensive streets to buy a home in Spain are on the Costa del...

THE Costa del Sol boasts to being, once again, on the elite list of the most expensive streets in Spain. In fact, the municipalities of...

EXCLUSIVE: Marbella cake maker vanishes leaving ‘dozens’ of wedding clients out of pocket in Spain

A POPULAR cake maker has vanished after being accused of taking deposits from ‘dozens’ of wedding clients in Spain. The self-professed ‘Queen of amazing cakes’...

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....

Estepona woman, 20, dies of Covid-19 after being turned away SEVEN times by doctors

THE family of a woman who died after contracting Covid-19 are demanding answers after the 20 year-old sought medical help but was turned away...

Marbella reveals plans for €14.5 million stadium to boost sports facilities on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE city council has announced a new multi-million euro initiative to improve the sports facilities in Marbella. The new stadium will replace the Antonio Lorenzo...

Forest fire lights up hills above Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ON Tuesday evening, at around 11pm, the hills above Spain's Marbella became victim to another forest fire.  Up in the mountains, near Ojen, the fire...

WATCH: British rapper Sneakbo runs away after angry confrontation in Puerto Banus on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The British rapper Sneakbo was forced to flee to safety after being attacked by thugs on a night out in brash resort Puerto Banus...

New Primark to open in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE popular fashion store is coming to Marbella’s La Cañada shopping centre at the end of August. After months of construction, the Irish company behind...

Curfews to be lifted in Estepona and Marbella from Saturday morning

WITH incidence rates dropping in the two provinces, regional health officials will lift the night curfew from August 7. For the last week, there has...

Huge griffon vulture rescued by firefighters and police in residential urbanisation in Spain’s Marbella

MEMBERS of the Marbella Fire Brigade and Policia Local have rescued an injured griffon vulture which had taken refuge on the landing of a...

KIDNAP HELL: Waiter tortured, subjected to mock executions and had M carved in his face in Marbella

A WAITER at illegal parties in Marbella has been kidnapped, tortured, subjected to mock executions then had M carved in his face with a...

Court approves night curfew in Spain’s Marbella and Estepona

THE Andalucian High Court (TSJA), has supported the Junta's request to impose a 7 day lockdown from 2am to 7am, in the two holiday...

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