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Another Toddler Drowning

By Vivienne Hughes

A 3-year-old boy was involved in an accident in a private pool on Sunday the 21st in Rincón de la Victoria, Málaga, dying the next day. »

Molotov Virgin

By Hugh MacArthur

A man carried out a molotov-cocktail attack on the idol of the Virgen de los Desamparados in a convent in Vélez-Málaga at the beginning of May. »

The Crutch Murder Weapon?

By Vivienne Hughes

An 85-year-old woman is being tried this week, accused of killing her 82-year-old husband with one of her crutches, dealing out 14 blows with the said ‘weapon.’ »

El Morche Suicide Averted

By Vivienne Hughes

A Torrox Policía Local patrol managed to stop a man from committing suicide in the early hours of the 6th in his holiday flat near the mouth of Río Güi (El Morche). »

Sewage Treatment Woes

By Martin Myall

Yes, we’re obviously talking about Nerja, whose new sewage-treatment-plant work must be going faster than light… as its going backwards - just joking. »

Germans Killed in Plane Crash

By Vivienne Hughes

Three German citizens were killed in a plane crash involving a light aircraft in the Axarquia This is the second such accident in that area. »

Floating Platform Runs Aground

By Hugh MacArthur

A rig platform appeared floating off Málaga coast before coming aground in front of Benalmádena on Playa Benalnatura next to a hotel. »

Nerja Fire Station Blues

By Hugh MacArthur

Since the protest by about 30 firemen in front of the wholely inadequate fire deport in Nerja in March this year, little has happened, but the banners and signature book remain. »

No to Maro Golf

By Hugh MacArthur

A neighbourhood association for Nerja and Maro is collecting signatures against the macro, urban development project that includes an 18-hole golf course in Maro. »

Endesa Electrician Scam

By Hugh MacArthur

This time it was con artists mascarading as electricitians from Sevillana-Endesa operating in Nerja and targeting elderly foreign residents. »