Tag Archive for Costa del Sol

Deadly Diving

A 37-year-old Portugues tourist lost his life after diving into the sea from a rocky outcrop in the Paseo de los Carbineros area in Nerja. The accident occurred around midday on Thursday the 24th of February, when the man, who was in the company of family and friends, decided that he would dive head first into the sea from a low rocky outcrop…

Tardy Protection for the Coast

The Junta has finally got its act together (after ten years), regarding the protection of what little unspoilt space is left, whilst at the same time giving some coastal towns a little more leeway over their beaches.

Two Nadfas Lectures for March

Nadfas has two lectures lined up for March. One concerns the varied architecture of Cuba and the other will be given on the Spanish painter, Joaquin Sorolla.

Illegal Phone Taps

A man, who had already spent 18 months in prison, had his prison sentence revoked because the phone-tap evidence on which lead to his being found guilty was ruled ‘illegal.’

False Paedophile Hunt

Three minors of some 12 years of age disappeared one day from school and created huge social alarm over a supposed paedophile when in reality they had simply skived off classes.

Torrox Art Exhibition

Local Torrox artist, Margaret Riordan has several new paintings on display at Taberna del Choto on Avda. de Competa in Torrox pueblo, and at the Axarquia Artists exhibition currently on display at the Tourist Information Office in Frigiliana, which has been extended until 25 February.

Expensive Impact

(Malaga) A man with mental problems jumped from a 9th-floor to end his life after escaping from a mental ward… which is unfortunate enough, but he landed on a passerby who had just walked out of a bar, causing quite a lot of bodily mischief, which is not only unfortunate but also arguably clumsy.