Political Unease

Friday, May 24, 2019
By Martin Myall

In all the years that I have worked for the Gazette I have never made known my personal political preference in local politics concerning the Elecciones Municipales. »

Red Gene by Barbara Lamplugh

Friday, May 24, 2019
By 1616books
Red Gene by Barbara Lamplugh

When Rose, a young English nurse with humanitarian ideals, decides to volunteer in the Spanish Civil War, she is little prepared for the experiences that await her. »

Two Immigrant Craft Rescued

Friday, May 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Two Immigrant Craft Rescued

Salvamento Marítimo rescued the 74 occupants of two RIBs yesterday afternoon, not far from the Isla de Alborán. »


Chinese Cash Flow

Thursday, May 23, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Chinese Cash Flow

Four Chinese citizens were arrested onboard an aircraft bound for Istanbul awaiting take off, suspected of illicit money movements. »

Motril Air Display 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019
By Louise Powell
Motril Air Display 2019

The XIV Festival Aéreo Internacional de Motril is just around the corner; an event that will attract tens of thousands of spectators. »

Hill Fire in El Cerval

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Hill Fire in El Cerval

The Almuñécar fire service was out, backed by an infoca helicopter, tackling a fire in the El Cerval area behind La Herradura. »

Sorting Through Electoral Chaff

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Sorting Through Electoral Chaff

Unfortunately during this last week of the local elections it's hard to find any real news that isn't just electoral flatulence gushing out from all sides. »

Huawei: Spain’s Top Mobile

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
Huawei: Spain’s Top Mobile

The trade war initiated by Trump against China might seem like a distant tariffs affair but where the Chinese flagship company Huawei is concerned, it's a different matter. »

Mayor in for a Storm

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
By Martin Myall
Mayor in for a Storm

With the upcoming Municipal Elections on the 26th, the Almuñécar Mercado Municipal will become a battleground. The Mayor's re-elections will hinge on this issue. »

Brit Arrested over Nerja Fire

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Arrested over Nerja Fire

A British Nerja resident has been arrested for being responsible for the fire yesterday on the Cerro de San Isidro (Los Cancharrales). »

Looking Back: Barbero Murder

Monday, May 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Barbero Murder

This article concerns a murder that rocked La Herradura on the 19th of May, 2009, when Daniel Barbero was shot in his car on the beach road in the... »

Torrecuevas House Fire

Monday, May 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Torrecuevas House Fire

Torrecuevas is twice in the news today; once for the romería and once for a house fire, caused by a short circuit in a TV set. »

Torrecuevas Romería 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
Torrecuevas Romería 2019

Torrecuevas in Almuñécar celebrated its romería, which involved a stomp up the river and plenty of food and drink in the aqueduct square. »

Woman Stabbed 15 Times

Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman Stabbed 15 Times

This year, like those that have preceded it, is strewn with the bodies of women murdered by their husbands, boyfriends and Ex's. »

Bee & Bee

Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Bee & Bee

Ever suspected that you have an uninvited lodger in your house? What about 80,000 of them? Yes, somebody discovered a wild bees nest in their bedroom wall. »

Fallen Tree Disrupts Salobreña

Sunday, May 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Fallen Tree Disrupts Salobreña

Yes, it was windy down on the coast Thursday night, with a large tree coming down in Salobreña next to the Casa de la Cultura. »

Lost Child; Happy Ending

Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Lost Child; Happy Ending

A 4-year-old was found wandering along a street in Granada, dressed only in his pyjamas at six in the morning on the 5th of May. »

Roadwork Chaos?

Saturday, May 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Roadwork Chaos?

According to one opposition party in Salobreña the roadworks in the Pontanilla area are total chaos with little traffic control. »

Looking Back: Peña Escrita

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Peña Escrita

Here's another article from ten years back, this time dealing with the Peña Escrita mountain park in the municipality of Almuñécar. »

Lorry Catches Fire

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lorry Catches Fire

There's nothing like a lorry with its tyres in flames in front of you on the autovía to have you wondering if your life insurance is up to date. »

Pole Shot at Almería Airport

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Pole Shot at Almería Airport

The Guardia Civil brought down a man with a shot to the leg at Almería Airport on the morning of the 14th. »

Lost or Abandoned Dogs

Thursday, May 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lost or Abandoned Dogs

We've had dogs getting rescued all over the place; Salobreña, Almuñécar and even Granada, so here goes... »

Recognise The Bike?

Thursday, May 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Recognise The Bike?

The Guardia Civil are trying to identify the body of a cyclist who was killed when he left the road and hit his head against a large stone. »

Another Salobreña Flat Fire

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Salobreña Flat Fire

Several inhabitants of a block of flats in Salobreña had to be temporarily evacuated after a fire broke out, gutting at least one apartment. »

Vélez-Benaudalla Bar Fight

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Vélez-Benaudalla Bar Fight

Two men were injured in a bar fight in Vélez Benaudalla in the early hours of Saturday the 11th. »

Wheeled Word Eraser

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Wheeled Word Eraser

In the early hours of yesterday a car rammed the Salobreña sign on the access roundabout, ending up perched on top surrounded by scattered and broken letters. »

Elderly German Tourist Drowns

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Elderly German Tourist Drowns

The body of an elderly German man was found floating off Torrox-Costa beach on Sunday evening around 18.00h. »

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