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The western Costa del Sol once again pins its hopes on golf tourism as second resort gets government buyout

A SECOND planned golf resort to be built on the western Costa del Sol coastline has received a major boost yesterday thanks to government...

Nerja council assures no decisions made yet over Maro future as protestors gather outside town hall

PROTESTORS gathered outside the town hall of Nerja ahead of yesterday afternoon's council meeting to discuss the future of the Maro coastline. Over 200 residents...

Not Backing Down: Activists gather in Spain’s Nerja tomorrow to protest destruction of Andalucian coastline

HUNDREDS of protesters are set to gather tomorrow morning in the centre of the Andalucian town of Nerja against the proposed development of the...

Elderly British expat killed in tragic fall into roadside ditch on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH pensioner has been killed after falling into an open ditch on a popular expat urbanisation in Nerja. The tragic incident occurred on March...

Cheeky beach-goers get red flag as Spain’s Nerja clamps down on reserving spaces on beaches

BEACH-GOERS in Nerja have been warned that reserving spots on restricted beaches is strictly prohibited after a spate of complaints. The councillor for beaches, Maria...

Nerja joins Marbella in night closures of public beaches in fight against COVID-19

The regulations will affect the beaches of Playa de Burriana, Playa Carabeillo and Playa Torrecilla and will be closely monitored by law enforcement officers

Nerja mayor being probed over illegal landfill which dumped toxic waste on protected land for 18 years

For 18 years, the site dumped around 800,000 cubic metres of waste in the area, without any oversight or authorisation

Larios’ ‘corrupt underbelly’ taints Andalucia’s Maro Golf Project, opposition groups claim

'Otro Maro y Nerja es Posible' is continuing its fight against the sugar giant Larios SL and its plans to redevelop large areas of protected land

Beaches in Spain’s Malaga closed this Sunday after reaching maximum capacity

This is not the first time sun seekers have been turned away from the beach due to overcrowding

Elderly British ‘Romeo and Juliet’ found dead in home on Spain’s Costa del Sol

POLICE are investigating the deaths of two elderly British expats after their bodies were found within hours of each other in their Nerja home. The...

RANKED: The 10 best beach resorts to visit in Spain this year according to EU report as Costa del...

The Brussels-based organisation whittled down the continent’s best offerings to a hotlist of 102 beach locations

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...

Green group gives President of Spain’s Andalucia award for ‘environmental destruction’ over his controversial ‘land grab’ bill

THE President of Andalucia has received the dubious Atila Andalucía 2020 award by the environmental group Ecologists in Action. The leading nature protection group gave...

Nerja’s ‘Neanderthal’ paintings in Spain probably work of modern humans

A TEAM of researchers has decided that what was thought to be the only example of Neanderthal cave painting in the world may be...

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

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"

BREAKING: Psychiatric patient with coronavirus flees from Madrid to Spain’s Costa del Sol

A MAN has been arrested today for fleeing to the Costa del Sol after testing positive for coronavirus in Madrid.  The Guardia Civil intercepted the...

Young German man killed in horror crash on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A YOUNG German man has died after being involved in a horrific car crash.  The 24-year-old was killed on the A-7 motorway passing through Maro,...

Chartered financial planner and OP columnist Jonathan Holdaway is one step away from the home of his dreams in...

It’s amazing how just moving a few kilometres into a different postcode, can make a massive difference in price

Rock climber drowns in front of daughter after 30-metre plunge into sea near Spain’s Costa del Sol

After the incident, at 1:30pm on Sunday, a jet ski from the Andalucia Health Service, took FCB to Maro Beach

Life in the laid-back East of the Costa del Sol has never seemed more appealing

‘WELCOME to the most beautiful town in Spain,’ toothless local Jorge calls out in broken English as I wipe the sweat from my brow....

Costa del Sol forest fire under control after 29 firefighters and two planes mobilised to tackle blaze

It comes after a Brit was arrested last week following his admission of starting a forest fire in Nerja

Jet2 removes Costa del Sol beaches from its website after Olive Press probe into raw sewage pumped into sea

Other package holiday firms TUI and Thomas Cook, are still promoting the affected beaches on their websites

British expat arrested for starting forest fire on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH expat has been arrested over a forest fire which broke out in Nerja today.  The 43-year-old is believed to have confessed to lighting...

ROCKY ROAD: Drivers in Spain’s Andalucia narrowly escape falling five-tonne boulder

With a history of rock falls in the area the mayor took no chances in sealing off the highway ahead of heavy rain forecasts

British boy, 5, drowns in swimming pool on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH boy has drowned in a swimming pool on the Costa del Sol. The five-year-old was on holiday when he died in Nerja yesterday...

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