Category Archives: sports

Feds offer little guidance to Islamic State recruits too young to prosecute

Aasha, 17, looked up from her hands and saw the faces of six of her closest friends staring back at her. They awkwardly sat in a circle in a small counselor’s office in their high school Continue reading

Kevin McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker

WASHINGTON — In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn his candidacy for House speaker. GOP lawmakers said McCarthy told colleagues at the start of the conference Thursday that he was not the right person for the job. He recommended that the election be postponed, and Speaker John Boehner delayed it Continue reading

Festival of Legends in Marbella

ON Friday, October 2, the Festival of Legends opening gala finally arrived and it was certainly an evening to remember. From the red carpet to the canapés, the night was filled with joy and laughter at the Teatro Goya cinema. The evening commenced at 8.30pm and the atmosphere was electric from the outset. Continue reading

Marbella to bring music therapy to nursery schools in pioneer project

A NEW pioneer project has been launched in Marbella to bring music therapy to municipal nursery schools. Launched by the Culture and Education Department, the project aims to use music therapy to stimulate and improve the development of local youngsters. Initially classes will be given to two-year-olds at Camino de El Pilar nursery by music teacher and therapist Arantxa Castañeda and, if successful, they will spread to the other municipal nursery schools in the city. Continue reading

Successful summer over for Torremolinos beaches

SUMMER is over in Torremolinos, and Civil Protection volunteers have reported that over the season they dealt with more than 5,000 incidents but there were no deaths on local beaches. Most of the incidents were jellyfish stings; 2,266 in July and 1,639 in August Continue reading

Appeal rejected for Torremolinos hostess club big-spender

A MALAGA Provincial Court has rejected an appeal by a man who reported his credit cards had been stolen after spending more than €12,000 at a Torremolinos hostess club and fined him €2,400. The man, who was staying in Torremolinos on a business trip in June 2012, placed an official police report claiming his cards had been stolen in Malaga city at some point over the previous two days, yet a criminal court issued the fine after finding he had actually spent the money himself during a night-long party. Continue reading

Major development gets the green light

CONSTRUCTION of a new €70-million luxury holiday apartment resort announced this week by Club La Costa World Resorts in Mijas Costa, will create between 300 and 500 jobs. Continue reading

Safer roads a priority

LOCAL Police officers from Estepona are to be sent on a training course to help them quickly detect when drivers have taken drugs. Continue reading

Costa hit hard by VW scandal

MALAGA is one of the worst hit provinces in Spain by the recent Volkswagen diesel scandal, the Facua consumers’ association has reported. The association has set up an online platform for affected car owners, which has already gathered more than 20,000 members from across Spain. Continue reading

Last call to do the time warp

FUENGIROLA’S Salon Variety Rocky Horror cast would like to take you (if they may) on a strange journey which is to begin very soon! From October 9 to 18, nightly, The Rocky Horror Show is arriving in Fuengirola’s English-speaking theatre and it is set to drive you insane. Since its premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973, the Rocky Horror Show has become the single most famous rock ‘n roll musical, performed across 30 different countries and translated to more than 20 different languages Continue reading