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Prosecutor condemns animal cruelty convict

Prosecutor condemns animal cruelty convict

A SENIOR lawyer has slammed a woman convicted of animal cruelty. Fernando German Benitez, the Delegate for the Environment in the Malaga Prosecutor’s Office, has described to one publication the impact of working on the...
Local councillor fronts new political party

Local councillor fronts new political party

BENALMADENA Councillor Beatriz Olmedo has been elected as national spokesperson for Contigo Somos Democracia(Together We Are Democracy), Spain’s newest political party. Contigo Somos Democracia are centrist, socio-liberals who have pledged to put the power back...
Teachers rebel over fine

Teachers in Malaga rebel over fine

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION has refused to extend its training schedule after receiving a fine from Malaga Council. The body was due to sign an agreement over training until it was handed a €12,000 fine...
Water supply improves

Water supply improves

THE PROVINCIAL COUNCIL is planning to upgrade the water systems of six municipalities. Arriate, La Viñuela, Pizarra, Alfarnatejo, Ojen, and Arenas will benefit from €430,000 worth of investment, allowing communities to enjoy improved water services. Alfarnatejo...
Costa del Sol Marinas matter

Costa del Sol Marinas matter

A GROUP has asked the Junta de Andalucia to provide better support for the Costa del Sol’s marinas. Jose Carlos Martin, president of Marinas de Andalucia has demanded “greater and better” attention, claiming the Junta...
Hashish load held in San Roque

Hashish load held in San Roque

GUARDIA Civil officers in San Roque have intercepted more than 1.35 tonnes of hashish. The drugs were found in a stolen van which officers first located driving paston the A-7 motorway, reportedly showing clear signs...
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MRI tests up 30% in Malaga

TWO OF Malaga’s hospitals have increased their MRI testing by 30 per cent. The city’s Carlos Haya Regional Hospital and University Clinic have started performing the tests on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 10pm,...
Numerous deficiencies found in prison

‘Numerous deficiencies’ found in prison

AN OMBUDSMAN has criticised Archidona prison’s conditions. The body has found 10 areas which must now be improved and has questioned whether the almost 500 Algerian immigrants being held there is appropriate. Following inspections carried out...
40 years on

40 years on: Ashes of Manuel Jose Garcia Caparros transferred to Malaga cemetery

TO COMMEMORATE the 40th anniversary of his death, the ashes of Manuel Jose Garcia Caparros were transferred to Malaga’s Jardin del Recuerdo del cementerio on Monday where a ceremony led by his three sisters...
Costa del Sol clinic recognised with charity award

Costa del Sol clinic recognised with charity award

OCEAN CLINIC MARBELLA was recognised for its charity work in Africa at the 2017 German Medical Awards. The prestigious awards, hosted in Berlin, aim to honour medical professionals who show “extraordinary commitment to the principles...
Feeding the five thousand. and more

Feeding the five thousand… and more!

THE SIXTH EDITION of the Gran Recogida foodbank collection saw a staggering 600,000 kilograms (600 tonnes) of food collected in Spain last weekend. The initiative, organised by Bancosol, saw some 4,000 volunteers lend a helping...
A Costa Love Story

A Costa Love Story

IN the late 1960s a young German Princess was expanding her life experience by looking after the children of a titled German in Somalia, East Africa. When she heard that the brother of her employer...
A small charity with a big heart

A small charity with a big heart

YESTERDAY (Wednesday) the Age Care Association invited more than 100 of its clients for Christmas lunch at the Tamisa Golf Hotel on the Mijas to Coin road. Organising weekly coffee mornings for the elderly in...
Half of taxis worked despite strike

Half of taxis worked despite strike

AROUND half of Malaga’s cabs turned up to work despite a strike. The Costa del Sol Confederation of Taxis agreed half its fleet would continue to work across Malaga’s 11 municipalities, and in particular at...
1,000 benefit from tax help

1,000 benefit from tax help

FUEGIROLA COUNCIL has revealed it helped 1,000 residents pay their tax this year. Maria Hernandez, Councillor for Finance, explained the town offered financial aid and practical assistance to locals, making it one of the easiest...
More money to prevent abuse

More money to prevent abuse

POLITICIANS have asked Malaga Council for more money to tackle domestic violence. Party Ciudadanos has called on the council and Junta de Andalucia to “allocate more resources for early detection and care in the cases...
Thug bites man’s ear off

Thug bites man’s ear off

POLICE are searching for a man who bit the ear of a young American tourist in Malaga. The assailant and another man have yet to be identified after they attacked the holidaymaker in a brawl...
Watch thieves jailed in Marbella

Watch thieves jailed in Marbella

POLICE have held four gang members for allegedly stealing luxury watches valued at €320,000 from tourists in Marbella. Another four suspected members are still wanted under an arrest warrant. Two of those involved are believed to be waitresses...
Monster under the bed

Monster under the bed

A WOMAN almost lost an arm after becoming trapped in her sofa bed in Malaga. The 62-year-old was attempting to reach under the bed when the mechanism closed, catching her arm in the hinge. Firefighters and...
Doctors failed to spot pregnancy

Doctors failed to spot pregnancy

FIVE DOCTORS are under fire for allegedly failing a pregnant woman. A judge has now told the Andalucian Health Service (SAS) the professionals could face civil liability claims after failing to spot a woman was...
Four arrested for dealing heroin

Four arrested for dealing heroin

TWO MEN and two women have been detained for selling drugs in Estepona. The group, aged between 42 and 79 years’ old, allegedly sold heroin, cocaine, marijuana and hashish from a home in the town...
Christmas fun with decorations, music and video

Christmas fun with decorations, music and video

WITH a large number of road works resulting in impassable roads for many months in San Pedro Alcantara, affected businesses reported lost revenue. Now that much of the work is completed and roads have re-opened,...

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Five years in prison for baby killer

Five years in prison for baby killer

A WOMAN has been sentenced to jail for killing her baby as she gave birth. The girl, who was 17 when she committed the crime,...
CHECK THOSE CHRISTMAS INGREDIENTS TO AVOID ALLERGIES - 2

Check those Christmas ingredients to avoid allergies

NUTRITION specialists have warned about food allergies that tend to coincide with Christmas...but many go undetected The warning comes from Carolina Pérez Iglesias who is...
Airport workers worry

Malaga airport workers worry for jobs

WORKERS at Malaga Airport are concerned about their working conditions after new managers are due to move in. The employees of the airport’s bars and...

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Five years in prison for baby killer

Five years in prison for baby killer

A WOMAN has been sentenced to jail for killing her baby as she gave birth. The girl, who was 17 when she committed the crime,...
Eight years for murderer

Eight years for murderer

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy is facing years in prison for stabbing a man outside a nightclub. Prosecutors are asking a judge to place the boy in...
Malaga firefighters

Malaga firefighter strike still running…

A YEAR after first going on strike Malaga’s firemen have still not returned to work. The labour dispute over working conditions continues without any progress...
driving tests back on

Driving tests back on in Malaga

DRIVING EXAMINERS are back at work after a six-month strike. Five examiners will now be on duty every day after being forced to perform minimum...
Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

A MAN pretending to be from Endesa has swindled a 90-year-old woman in Malaga City. Police are now trying to find the alleged thief who...
Crash victims demand justice

Crash victims demand justice

A GROUP of people injured when a train derailed between Malaga and Seville are planning to sue the department responsible. A firm of lawyers are...
Airport workers worry

Malaga airport workers worry for jobs

WORKERS at Malaga Airport are concerned about their working conditions after new managers are due to move in. The employees of the airport’s bars and...
Prosecutor condemns animal cruelty convict

Prosecutor condemns animal cruelty convict

A SENIOR lawyer has slammed a woman convicted of animal cruelty. Fernando German Benitez, the Delegate for the Environment in the Malaga Prosecutor’s Office, has...
Local councillor fronts new political party

Local councillor fronts new political party

BENALMADENA Councillor Beatriz Olmedo has been elected as national spokesperson for Contigo Somos Democracia(Together We Are Democracy), Spain’s newest political party. Contigo Somos Democracia are...
Teachers rebel over fine

Teachers in Malaga rebel over fine

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION has refused to extend its training schedule after receiving a fine from Malaga Council. The body was due to sign an...
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