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Holy Hand-Grenade?

By Martin Myall

A rather strange object was uncovered behind the municipal cemetery in Vélez-Málaga. It looked like a hand-grenade but it had an ornate designs. »

Operación Rubbish vs. Ex-Mayor

By Martin Myall

(TLV/CAT) There is an enormous illegal rubbish dump in the Rio de Miel which contains 800,000 cubic metres of assorted rubbish, but after 16 years of alleged political corruption something is being done about it. »

Nerja September Film Guide

By Louise Powell

(CSC) Paula from the Clinica Santa Cecilia in Nerja, who also runs the local cultural radio station RSAFM Sol de Almijara, has provided us with the Nerja Cineclub Film Guide for September. »

Everybody’s Beaches

By Vivienne Hughes

(TLV) There is little that Spain can thank Franco for, but if there is something, it is the fact that nobody can own a beach in Spain - they are all publicly owned and open to all. »

Hamburg Pays Out Over Pepinos

By Hugh MacArthur

It was an economic blow when Hamburg pointed a finger at Spanish cucumbers as the cause of an outbreak of E.coli, which later turned out to be false, but the damage was done. »

Festival Frigiliana Tres Culturas

By Louise Powell

(RIK) For the 12th year running, Frigiliana will be holding its very popular Festival de las Tres Culturas, starting today and finishing on Sunday the 27th. »

Brit Home Demolished

By Vivienne Hughes

(ASX) The Vélez-Málaga Town Hall proceeded with the demolition of a cortijo belonging to a retired British couple in the Almayate Alto area since 2005. »

Anglers vs. New Age Travellers

By Hugh MacArthur

(SVC) It appears that between 40 to 50 people of different nationalities have made an illegal encampment, albeit a temporary one, on one of Maro's beaches. »

Surprise Hotel Birth

By Vivienne Hughes

An 18-year-old Irish tourist gave birth to a baby girl in a hotel in Nerja on the 10th, assisted by her 19-year-old partner and members of the hotel staff. »

Gas Leak in Morche

By Hugh MacArthur

A 3-storey building in Morche (Torrox) was evacuated in the early hours of the 13th after a strong smell of gas was reported. »