Where Weapons Go To Die

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Where Weapons Go To Die

The Guardia Civil posts at Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have melted down just over 6,000 weapons. »

Guilty of Manslaughter

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Guilty of Manslaughter

An Almuñécar man, head of a company, has been sentenced to an 18-month, suspended sentence for manslaughter as a result of gross negligence. »

Festive Firmvm

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Festive Firmvm

Restaurante Firmvm, now under the management of Nacho (ex-Árbol Blanco), has a choice of three group or company menus on offer for this Christmas and New Year. (News/Business: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia) »


Christmas Carols at Da Nicola

Saturday, December 7, 2019
By David Darby
Christmas Carols at Da Nicola

The Christmas Carol Night at Da Nicola in Almuñécar is becoming a yearly tradition for many. This year things will kick off at 20.00h on Wednesday 18th December. »

Swiss Paraglider Drowns

Saturday, December 7, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Swiss Paraglider Drowns

The Guardia Civil maritime service has located the body of the paraglider that came down in the sea off Castell de Ferro Thursday afternoon »

Almuñécar Medieval Fair

Saturday, December 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Almuñécar Medieval Fair

This bank-holiday weekend sees the Mercadillo Medieval, which will run until Monday between 11.00h and 22.00h each day. »

Restaurante La Corregidora

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
Restaurante La Corregidora

Restaurante La Corregidora in Almuñécar, which is just above the Town Hall Square, has some special group menus lined up for this month and for New Year's Eve! »

Coro Ciudad de Almuñecar

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Anne Eastwood
Coro Ciudad de Almuñecar

This choir may sound as though it has a purely Spanish flavour, but actually it’s international. Our members come from all over the world (Spain, Germany, England, Belgium, Scotland,... »

Molvizar Avocado Theft

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Molvizar Avocado Theft

The Guardia Civil arrested a young man from Molvízar, accused of stealing 1,200 kilos of avocados... that's an awful lot of guacamole! »

Don’t Panic!

Friday, December 6, 2019
By Martin Myall
Don’t Panic!

You might have seen about 50 Guardia Civil motorbike riders out on the roads, all riding together, and wondered whether you were hallucinating. »

Six Hours No Heartbeat

Thursday, December 5, 2019
By Editor
Six Hours No Heartbeat

It's all over the news; a British woman survives six hours with her heart stopped, thanks to Spanish doctors in Barcelona. »

British Yachtsman Rescued

Thursday, December 5, 2019
By Martin Myall
British Yachtsman Rescued

A British yacht had to be taken into tow Wednesday morning by Salvamento Marítimo and brought into Marina del Este. »

Third Malaga Shooting

Thursday, December 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Third Malaga Shooting

The third shooting in a fortnight in Marbella has led to another murder, this time a French citizen and local resident. »

Better Water for Salobreña

Thursday, December 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Better Water for Salobreña

Salobreña's water supply will no longer depend on the Calle Antequera water tank, but on the one in the Matagallares area of the municipality. »

Horseshoe Festive Preparations

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Horseshoe Festive Preparations

La Herradura is looking just a little more Christmassy thanks to the poinsettias all over the place, especially around the new beach-road roundabout. »

Woman Attacks Cops in Station

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Woman Attacks Cops in Station

The Policía Nacional arrested a young woman who threatened to kill an officer at the Torre del Mar police station. »

Torrox Marina Hopes

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
By Editor
Torrox Marina Hopes

Whilst Motril is going all out to get its marina off to a start, over in the Axarquia, Torrox is banging on the Junta's door to get their one... »

Najarra Reopens

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
By Louise Powell
Najarra Reopens

Eighteen months after closing its doors for renovation work, Almuñécar's main Tourist Information Office (La Najarra) is back open to the public. »

Granada Bypass Speed Limit

Monday, December 2, 2019
By Martin Myall
Granada Bypass Speed Limit

Beware when travelling up to Granada because they are going to impose a 90-km speed limit on the circunvaliación (bypass) and Ronda Sur. »

Gambullón Street Lighting

Monday, December 2, 2019
By Martin Myall
Gambullón Street Lighting

For those of you who like jogging or strolling along the Camino de Gambullón, there are now 11 new street lamps to light your way when the winter evenings... »

Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse

Sunday, December 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse

A school teacher in Vélez-Málaga has been taken into custody, accused of sexually abusing female pupils at his school. »

Brit Drowns in Marina

Sunday, December 1, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Drowns in Marina

A British tourist drowned in the Puerto Marina in Benalmádena on Friday. The 54-year-old man from Bolton had been staying in a hotel there in that town. »

Looking Back: P4 Boulevard

Saturday, November 30, 2019
By Martin Myall
Looking Back: P4 Boulevard

Well, it’s the last day of November and there are still plenty of articles from November 2009 in our archives so we have chosen this one about the (then)... »

Baby Swallows Hashish

Saturday, November 30, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Baby Swallows Hashish

An 18-month-old baby was hospitalised on Wednesday after ingesting hashish. The mother brought the child in without knowing what was up with it. »

Biker Dragged by Car

Saturday, November 30, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Biker Dragged by Car

There was a traffic accident in Motril yesterday resulting in a biker being knocked off his bike on the main roundabout next to the church. In other words, a... »

Caves Targeted Again

Friday, November 29, 2019
By Martin Myall
Caves Targeted Again

Unbelievably, perhaps, the ticket office belonging to the Nerja Caves has suffered another break in. This was the third burglary this year. »

Calahonda Murder Suspects Caught

Friday, November 29, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Calahonda Murder Suspects Caught

The Policía Nacional from Motril have arrested two men, suspected of carrying out the murder in Calahonda three weeks ago. »

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