Axarquia

News from Nerja and Axarquia

Mother Tries to Drown Baby

Friday, February 22, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Mother Tries to Drown Baby

Two policemen prevented a young mother from harming her baby yesterday afternoon around 17.45h near the Ingenio shopping centre in Vélez-Málaga. »

Nerja 4-Star Changes Hands

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja 4-Star Changes Hands

The Catalán hotel chain, Ona Hotels has acquired one of Nerja's 4-star establishments, Hotel Marina, which is more or less in front and below Hotel Avalon. »

Finnish Woman Rescued

Sunday, February 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Finnish Woman Rescued

A Finnish woman, who had become lost whilst on an excursion, was rescued on Friday evening within the municipality of Frigiliana. »

Lake Viñuela Flooding

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lake Viñuela Flooding

The village of El Trapiche in the Axarquia was swamped last night when the main pipe supplying water to nearby municipalities burst on Viñuela Reservoir. »

Julen Found Dead

Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Martin Myall
Julen Found Dead

Twelve days after the child fell down the narrow bore hole, his lifeless body has been retrieved, extinguishing the last strands of hope. »

Nerja’s Illegal Dump Case

Friday, January 25, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Nerja’s Illegal Dump Case

The illegal dump near Río de la Miel in Nerja, which was in use between 1998 and 2016, continues in the law courts to determine those responsible. »

Tragic Bore Hole is Illegal

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Martin Myall
Tragic Bore Hole is Illegal

Whilst the rescue mission to reach the toddler in Totalán continues into its tenth day, police investigations show that the bore hole was drilled illegally. »

Foreign Woman Rescued

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Foreign Woman Rescued

A foreign woman had to be rescued in the Parque Natural de las Sierras Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama. »

Rescuers Now Very Close

Monday, January 21, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Rescuers Now Very Close

With yesterday came a full week of desperate efforts to rescue the toddler, Julen, from down a narrow bore hole. »

Policemen Sentenced over Drugs

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Policemen Sentenced over Drugs

(COH 07C) The provincial law courts in Málaga have found 18 people guilty of drug trafficking, amongst them two policemen and one ex-policeman. »

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