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Arson in Vélez-Málaga

By Hugh MacArthur

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

Romanian Burglars Caught

By Hugh MacArthur

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

Axarquia Mayor Found Dead

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

By Martin Myall

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

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Martin Myall

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?

By Hugh MacArthur

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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