Speargun Accident

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Speargun Accident

A young man managed to shoot himself with his own speargun whilst diving off a Castell de Ferro beach. »

Dodgy Cold Meat

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
By Martin Myall
Dodgy Cold Meat

Recent cases of listeriosis in Andalucía are causing social alarm with 52 being hospitalised. »

Car Leasing Theft Ring

Monday, August 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Car Leasing Theft Ring

The Policía Nacional carried out a bust against a Málaga-based gang that stole high-range vehicles in Germany for sale in that province. »


Two Months Three Dolphins

Monday, August 19, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Two Months Three Dolphins

In the last two months five creatures, amongst them three dolphins, have appeared dead on the beaches of Costa Tropical. The other two were a turtle and a shark. »

Things not to Send in the Post

Sunday, August 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Things not to Send in the Post

Police bomb-disposal experts in Granada had to deal with a WW2 grenade that somebody had sent in the post. »

Woman Falls to her Death

Sunday, August 18, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman Falls to her Death

This tragic item of news from Thursday, near the Paseo Reina Sofía, Almuñécar, escaped our attention. »

Salobreña’s Expansion Problems

Saturday, August 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Salobreña’s Expansion Problems

Salobreña is planning to make urban development advances, pushing out to the east. The plan also contemplates a trading estate in the area known as La Tahiba. »

Nice Try

Saturday, August 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nice Try

A man accused of mugging pleaded in his defence that the victim had handed over 20 euros because he had been a muy pesao (a pain in the butt). »

Calling for Witnesses

Saturday, August 17, 2019
By Gazette Reader
Calling for Witnesses

Violence by a local police officer over a parking fine yesterday at 13.10h on Costa del Sol Avenue Nº.3, Almuñécar. »

Sneaky Endesa

Friday, August 16, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Sneaky Endesa

When a utility company or mobile-phone operator launches a new offer where you seemingly save money, you don't - they're not going to launch a product to lose money. »

Making Being Rescued Easier

Friday, August 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Making Being Rescued Easier

We're all too frequently running articles on people twisting ankles, falling down slopes or getting lost and have to be rescued by helicopter. But do you know what to... »

Sierra Nevada Fire

Thursday, August 15, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Sierra Nevada Fire

The fire above the ski station on Sierra Nevada on Tuesday night could have been worse, but it wasn't, thanks to the benevolent weather conditions. »

Junta de los Ríos Rescue

Thursday, August 15, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Junta de los Ríos Rescue

The Guardia Civil mountain rescue service was called in to rescue a woman at the Junta de los Ríos above Otívar. »

Nerja Marina Project News

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja Marina Project News

Whilst both Motril and Salobreña have marina projects that appear to be dead in the water, the one between Nerja and Torrox moves ahead. »

Salobreña’s Reoccurring Stain

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Salobreña’s Reoccurring Stain

It was at the end of July last year that Salobreña was plagued by a floating streak of discoloured foam - well, it's been back. »

Salobreña Bomb Hoax

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Salobreña Bomb Hoax

Around 14.00h today there was a bomb-scare hoax in Salobreña, which had the emergency services speeding to the scene. »

Looking Back: Salobreña Marina

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: Salobreña Marina

The first of this month's Looking Back choices deals with the long-promised marina in Salobreña, which was supposed to be built next to La Caleta. »

Lorry Suffers Blowout on N-340

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Lorry Suffers Blowout on N-340

The Almuñécar fire service were out yesterday morning trying to get a lorry back onto the road after suffering a front-tyre blowout. »

Biggest Beach Clean Up

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
By Louise Powell
Biggest Beach Clean Up

Over 500 volunteers, amongst them 15 professional scuba divers and 40 snorkelers cleaned up the seabed off the eastern end of the Costa Tropical. »

Brit Excursionist Found Dead

Monday, August 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Excursionist Found Dead

A British excursionist was found dead yesterday on the Pico de la Concha in Marbella by a mountain-rescue team. »

Saturday Lottery Win

Monday, August 12, 2019
By Louise Powell
Saturday Lottery Win

The Jofri librería/oficina de lotería in Almuñécar has done it again, selling a prize-scooping lottery ticket. »

Discontent in Rubite

Sunday, August 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Discontent in Rubite

The Motril law courts have found a worker at the Rubite Town Hall guilty of attacking a conservative (PP) councillor. »

Sierra Nevada under Invasion

Sunday, August 11, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Sierra Nevada under Invasion

Ecologistas en Acción has complained about the massive influx of tourists on Sierra Nevada, endangering the fauna and flora. »

Gang Rape on the Rise

Saturday, August 10, 2019
By Martin Myall
Gang Rape on the Rise

There have been two alleged cases of gang rape carried out by youths in Spain in the last week. »

Brit Family Abandon Dog

Saturday, August 10, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Family Abandon Dog

The Guardia Civil in Almuñécar informed three Brits that they are being investigated over a case of alleged animal cruelty. »

Peña Escrita Cycle Race

Friday, August 9, 2019
By Martin Myall
Peña Escrita Cycle Race

Things to do on a baking-hot, Andalusian, August day... What about cycling up 1,200 in height along 37 kilometres. Yep, me neither. »

Anti-Acid Medication Recalled

Friday, August 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Anti-Acid Medication Recalled

If your regularly take Omeprazol, which is an anti-acid, stomach liner, then this article will interest you. »

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