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Plane makes emergency landing on beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A LIGHT aircraft has made an emergency landing on a beach in Torrox after its engine failed. According to...

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...

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...

COVID-19: Beaches and restaurants close along Spain’s Costa del Sol over coronavirus fears

THE beaches of Torrox, Nerja and Velez-Malaga have been closed in a bid to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. The red flag has been raised...

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

Pensioner drowns on Costa del Sol after sunbathing with his wife

Police and paramedics also arrived on the scene, near the Laguna Beach urbanization, but could not save him

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

Dogs found covered in worms, open sores and living in excrement as Malaga cops free 38 in sickening animal...

GUARDIA Civil cops have freed 38 dogs found living in extremely poor and cruel conditions in three separate raids.  In one raid in Benajarafe, a...

Spanish police asked British teen for NIE before sending three officers with a fire extinguisher to huge Malaga campo...

AN expat family have slammed slack emergency services after reporting a wildfire near their home. Jo Wright, 51, and son Alex, 16, were shocked when...

Towns to unite to promote tourism

The towns will now advertise each other

Popular Torrox beachfront walkway receives controversial facelift

There was widespread opposition from both residents and opposition political groups

Torrox Council wants as many residents as possible to sign onto the official population list so that it can access much-needed funding

Torrox scientist behind project to find cure for HIV

Oscar Jurado Ruiz’s €150, 000 study hopes to genetically manipulate the virus so that it is no longer a pathogen, which would make it easier to suppress in an individual

Torrox gears up for annual Oktoberfest

There will be 60 food and drink stands

Tributes to ‘hero’ British father who died trying to save daughter from drowning on Costa del Sol

Lifeguards saved Reece's daughter and another man in the rescue attempt

British man drowns on Costa del Sol holiday after swimming in sea despite red warning flags

Lifeguards saved another man and a young girl in the rescue attempt

Torrox police will remove beach umbrellas to prevent people reserving space

Beach paraphernalia left alone for hours will be removed

Former town councillor in serious condition after a hit-and-run in Axarquia

He suffered fractures to his ribs and limbs, as well as suffering head injuries

Lucky rescue for dolphin stranded on Malaga beach

The second dolphin emergency off the Malaga coast this year so far

Axarquia towns fear foreign residents not renewing residency will cost them dearly

A revision of the municipal registers set for March 31 will mean that expats who have not renewed their town hall registration - padron - in the last two years will be left out

British artist on display in the Axarquia

The works of Margaret Riordan are to go on display at Sevilliano, in Nerja and Bar Choto, in Torrox

Boyfriend pleads drug-induced mental illness after stabbing Nerja Caves director 131 times in brutal murder

Barman Francisco Martinez faces 28 years in prison for stabbing Ana Marquez 131 times with a broken bottle at her Torrox home

Torrox art installation shades plaza with 600 umbrellas

600 brightly-coloured umbrellas shade the plaza

Another heatstroke death in the Axarquia

The second victim in a week was a 45-year-old farmer from Torrox


ROLL UP: Mass COVID vaccination campaigns planned at events halls throughout the Valencia region in April

PLANS have been announced for a mass public anti-COVID vaccination campaign at Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences complex starting in April.