Archive for COSTA DEL SOL
A bull got loose in Marbella on Monday when it was being transferred to a lorry for transportation elsewhere. The animal caused chaos in the streets and had to be shot fifteen times by the Local Police before it was killed. An elderly woman, 72, had to be taken to hospital with severe injuries, whikle another two were attended to at the inicident site.
(Agencies) The Budget for 2010, presented on Monday in Madrid by Elena Salgado, Second Vice-President and Minister for Economy (photo), and subject to much negotiation, includes a total of €239,930,290 for the Campo de Gibraltar. Most of the money (58%, or €140,824,000) would be scheduled for the Algeciras Port Authority. And most of that (€73,461,000) is destined for a new container terminal at Isla Verde.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Sur in English) A new phase of Operation Captura has been launched with the slogan ‘I spy with my little eye… a criminal?’ to encourage public collaboration. Crimestoppers in collaboration with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) have launched a new appeal for the collaboration of the general public in the catching of criminals. This week in Malaga photos of another ten of Britain’s most wanted criminals thought to be hiding on the Spanish Costas were released with a clear message: keep your eyes open (photos below).> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) Expats in Spain were Wednesday urged to be on the lookout for some of their country’s most wanted criminals who are suspected to be hiding out in the Mediterranean nation.> Read the rest of this entry »
The fire that broke out in Estepona last week, threatening a 5,000 year old necropolis and spreading into the municipality of Casares, burned some 600 hectares and was probably set intentionally, according to police sources. If that is so, and the pyromaniac is caught, the Mayor of Casares, Antonia Morera, has announced that her Council will join the accusation proceedings “because of the damage caused to a large part of the municipality.” (See Sancho’s angle on this at Tilting at Windmills!)