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Local news and information for Mijas, Málaga

Crime/Incidents Sat, Jun 3, 2017

Norwegian resident, 70, killed by bee swarm in Mijas

AN EXPAT pensioner has died after being stung by swarms of thousands of bees whilst out walking near Mijas (Malaga province) last night. The victim, a Norwegian national aged 70, was found with his T-shirt pulled over...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Sep 26, 2015

Irish mafia ringleader shot on Costa del Sol was 'on the...

AN IRISH gangster linked to a notorious mafia-style drug racket, killed in a shoot-out on the Costa del Sol, was in hiding as he believed rival thugs were after him, police sources revealed. Gary Hutch, 34, had been out...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Irish toddler drowns in neighbour's pool

A TWO-YEAR-OLD Irish boy has drowned in a private swimming pool on the Costa del Sol after managing to slip out of the family home unknown to his parents. The toddler's mum and dad called the police at around 10...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Aug 17, 2014

Costa del Sol paedophile targeted girls as young as 10...

A COSTA del Sol man who posed as a teenage boy on social networks in order to obtain compromising pictures of young girls has been arrested. The accused, 32, from Mijas (Málaga) targeted eight girls aged between 10 and...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Aug 4, 2014

Mijas wildfire 'caused by arsonists' destroys two houses

TWO houses have burnt down and over 600 hectares of countryside destroyed in another fire in Mijas (Málaga) – the second in less than a fortnight. One of these houses was completed gutted inside, as seen in the...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jul 7, 2014

Costa del Sol urbanisation evacuated due to forest fire

AT LEAST 10 homes were evacuated last night in Mijas (Málaga) when a blaze took hold near two residential areas. Homeowners on the urbanisation El Chaparral and on the C/ Noruega in Mijas town left their houses of...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jun 27, 2013

British father and Irish mother and daughter found shot...

A BRITISH family has been found shot dead in their rented home in Mijas (Málaga). They were found by the landlord of the villa on the Torrenueva urbanisation after he went to investigate yesterday because he had not...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Sep 13, 2012

Mijas fire caused by chain-saw leads to 70 evacuations

A MAN has been arrested in connection with a forest fire in Mijas (Málaga) which broke out today, forcing 70 people to flee their homes. Local Police say the accused was using a chain-saw on a steel structure which is...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Jun 3, 2012

ETA terrorists jailed for Mijas bombing

TWO members of the Basque terrorist cell ETA have been jailed for six-and-a-half years for planting a bomb near a hotel in Mijas (Málaga) in 2002. Oscar Zelarain and Antoni Otegi are accused of being behind the blast...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Oct 11, 2011

Four arrested over death of Finnish girl in Mijas

Four people have been arrested, three of them in Finland and the fourth in Mijas (Málaga), in connection with the disappearance and death of a 19-year-old Finnish girl, who came to the Costa del Sol in June this year...

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