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El Oceano…paradise is closer than you think!

THE fabulous El Oceano is delighted to announce that it is now open for the 2021 season! After a challenging year to say the least...

Staff at El Corte Ingles in Mijas facing redundancy as coronavirus takes toll on Spain’s retail giant

BOSSES at El Corte Ingles have announced that the business will have to be restructured to cope with the coronavirus crisis.  Staff at the Spanish...

€20 MILLION rescue deal for luxury hotel in Spain that hosted Princess Diana and the Rolling Stones

THE owners of one of Spain’s most luxurious hotels that hosted Princess Diana and the Rolling Stones are to be handed a €20 MILLION...

Dozens of boozy Brits busted as police raid illegal lock-in at pub on Spain’s Costa del Sol, owners facing...

DOZENS of Brits have been busted drinking and watching the footy during an illegal lock-in at a pub on the Costa del Sol.  Our Bar...

BREAKING: British expat pensioner shot after standing up to armed robbers in his villa on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The 70-year-old Brit reportedly stood up to the robbers when they entered his luxury villa in the Chaparral area

DIARY OF A COUNCILLOR: Interesting times for Mijas’s first foreign elected representative

By Bill Anderson ON July 5, 2019, I became the first foreigner to hold the post of Town Councillor in Mijas. I wasn’t sure what...

Expat kidnapped and tortured by Belgian boyfriend on Spain’s Costa del Sol

It was a desperate call to her brother in Belgium which sounded the alarm

Family of British expat who died after falling into uncovered manhole on Spain’s Costa del Sol vows to seek...

The Brit had been living in Spain for over four years and had just finished training as a carer and was looking forward to a new career when tragedy struck

Iconic hotel where Princess Di partied in Spain scheduled to reopen

A world famous hotel on the Costa Del Sol where Princess Diana, The Rolling Stones and Antonio Banderas partied is scheduled to finally reopen...

BREAKING: Town declares masks now mandatory during EXERCISE on coastal path on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Anyone jogging, running or cycling along the Senda Litoral throughout the municipality must don the personal protective gear

British man died after falling into manhole and hitting his head after drinking on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE man who fell into a manhole and died last week was British, it has been revealed. The 40-year-old, who had been visiting his...

Police probe launched after human skull unearthed in woodland area on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The skull was discovered in a woodland area during fire prevention tasks.

Why I’d rather be a sincere human being than a good politician, says Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson

‘PEOPLE don’t want to hear the truth, and have their illusions destroyed’, wrote the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.  I have learned, however, the difference between...

Open for business! Splash Pools welcomes customers on the Costa del Sol

IT’S that time of year when the weather is starting to get warmer and despite the coronavirus lockdown people want to take a dip. But...

Body found in parked car in Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BODY has been found inside a car on the Costa del Sol. The lifeless corpse was discovered in Mijas in the early hours of...

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese expat on Spain’s Costa del Sol claims vet assaulted her after she blamed him for cat’s death

A CHINESE expat has slammed a vet after she claims her cat died in mysterious circumstances at the clinic overnight.

COVID-19: Donkeys in Costa del Sol’s Mijas are being well cared for, exercised and fed during Spain’s coronavirus crisis,...

The town hall added that their ‘burro taxi’ owners are also being given sizeable tax breaks this year to make up for the huge loss in earnings

OPINION: The few people who disobey coronavirus lockdown threaten us all

It’s not right to take liberties with other peoples’ lives, fumes Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson

Lorry smashes through motorway barrier onto beach at notorious accident blackspot on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A lorry has smashed through a motorway barrier at an accident blackspot and plunged onto the beach

COVID-19: Marbella, Mijas and Estepona SHUT DOWN beaches as Marbs orders 8,000 litres of disinfectant to spray down streets...

MARBELLA, Mijas and Estepona have all closed their beaches as of this morning amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.  They join Velez-Malaga, Nerja and Torrox in...

Spain, Stop thinking of number one and let’s get through this coronavirus thing together, writes Mijas councillor Bill Anderson

Let’s just stop focussing solely on our own needs and wants for a couple of weeks and get through this together

IN PICS: Shoppers branded ‘selfish’ for leaving shelves empty in supermarkets from Mijas to Marbella as coronavirus ‘sparks stockpiling’...

SHOPPERS have been branded 'selfish' for panic buying and leaving shelves empty along the Costa del Sol.  Fruit and vegetables, rice, pasta and meats have...

CORONAVIRUS: Mijas and Fuengirola on Spain’s Costa del Sol close down markets

MIJAS and Fuengirola councils have suspended all the towns’ markets among a raft of measures against coronavirus. In an effort to control the spread of...

BREXIT: It’s time for British expats in Spain to adopt David Bowie’s mantra – ‘turn and face the strange’,...

Gone are the days of the British Empire when a British Citizen could travel anywhere with a sense of entitlement

New €3 million Costa del Sol coastal path approved

With an investment of 3.3 million euros and a total of 2,996 meters of travel, the path will eventually link La Cala with Fuengirola

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