Axarquia

News from Nerja and Axarquia

Arson in Vélez-Málaga

Sunday, November 25, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Arson in Vélez-Málaga

Vélez-Málaga has been suffering a bout of vandalism and even arson; the latest incident was when a bar was set alight in the early hours of one morning. »

Boulder Forces Road Closures

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Boulder Forces Road Closures

A huge boulder came crashing down onto the N-340 between Nerja and Torrox effectively blocking one lane. »

Romanian Burglars Caught

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Romanian Burglars Caught

Police Operation Cortijeros resulted in four arrests in connection with 18 break-ins around Nerja, Frigiliana and Torrox. »

Axarquia Mayor Found Dead

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Axarquia Mayor Found Dead

Salvador Fernández Marín, the Mayor of El Borge in the Axarquía (Málaga), was found dead on his family's farm, hanging from a tree. »

Nerja’s New Consul

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja’s New Consul

Nerja has a new Consul: Honorary Consul to Spain for Westarctica, Dr. Joachim Michael Adlfinger. There's a country at the South Pole, you ask; well, sort of. »

Woman Drowns Crossing River

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By Martin Myall
Woman Drowns Crossing River

A woman was swept away and drowned in Vélez-Málaga last night when she tried to ford a small river on foot. »

Brit Boy Drowns in Nerja

Thursday, October 25, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Boy Drowns in Nerja

A 5-year-old British boy drowned in a private swimming pool belonging to a tourist residency in Nerja on Tuesday. The family had been spending their holidays there. »

Nerja Hit by Cloud Burst

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Nerja Hit by Cloud Burst

A cloudburst over Nerja yesterday afternoon saturated the town in less than a quarter of an hour. The heavy rain was accompanied by hailstones. »

New Torrox Speed Camera

Saturday, September 22, 2018
By Martin Myall
New Torrox Speed Camera

The Mayor of Torrox has gleefuly made it known that they have installed a speed camera at the entrance to the town, however, there's no need to panic quite yet. »

Suicide on N-340 Bridge?

Friday, August 31, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Suicide on N-340 Bridge?

The body of a woman was found in Maro, between the Eagle (Larios) aqueduct monument and the N-340 bridge on Tuesday the 28th. »

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