Category Archives: PR

Pirates of the Mediterranean as Guardia Civil strip wreck

On the night of March 4, 1855, the English brig ‘La Isabella,’ which was transporting hand-carved marble statues from Genoa to Calcutta in order to decorate an Indian mansion, was wrecked off the coast of Benalmadena. Its remains have been officially protected since 2009, and are considered of important cultural interest by the Junta de Andalucia, while at a depth of eight metres, the ill-fated ship was accessible for divers in search of adventure. Now, Guardia Civil agents have recovered the most valuable items from the wreck, after recent strong currents resulted in it becoming visible from the surface, raising fears of looting. Continue reading

Is Torremolinos about to become pride of LGBT tourism?

LGBT tourists visiting Torremolinos have had a rough deal in recent years with a lack of activities, events, and infrastructure presenting a limited holiday experience based around the town centre’s aging bars and discos, leading many with little reason to return when far greater variety is on offer in Sitges (Barcelona) and Ibiza. Continue reading

Beachgoers unable to save beached whale in Benalmadena

UPDATE:  Upon studying the images now available, it appears that the whale was not a Cuvier’s beaked whale, as reported in the local press and subsequently by EWN yesterday, but a Mediterranean pilot whale Globicephala melaena . Continue reading

Scouts take centre stage at International Feria

THE 1 st Fuengirola Scout Group was out in full force on Saturday April 30 as creatures big and small made their way to the International Feria de los Pueblos in Fuengirola to take part in a bit of multi-cultural merriment. The scout group was celebrating the 100 th anniversary of cubs and the 30 th anniversary of beavers, and in order to mark this milestone, beavers, cubs, scouts, rainbows and brownies joined forces and took to the streets, as they joined a parade that went through the streets of Fuengirola and ultimately straight into the beating heart of the Feria. Continue reading

Bank Holiday violence in Marbella as British man suffers brutal stabbing

A BRITISH man was viciously stabbed in Marbella over the Bank Holiday weekend, with National Police suspecting that the incident may have been triggered by a drunken altercation. Continue reading

Fire in Malaga charity shop

THE NGO Butterfly Children Charity (DEBRA) has launched an appeal to enable its Charity Shop in Malaga to reopen after a devastating fire.  The Butterfly Children Charity (DEBRA) is facing a huge challenge after the disastrous fire in its Malaga charity shop a month ago. The team of managers and volunteers are working tirelessly in an attempt to reopen the shop but unfortunately the damage caused by the fire means that it requires a complete refurbishment Continue reading

Valor chocolates chairman passes away aged 96

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Carolina Marin retains badminton European Championship title after victory against the UK’s Kirsty Gilmour

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Fourth marathon death in three weeks

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Eurovision: Twelve points to Spain from the United Kingdom?

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