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Local news and information for Torremolinos, Málaga

Crime/Incidents Sun, May 29, 2016

Bather, 57, drowns off Torremolinos beach

A 57-YEAR-OLD man has lost his life whilst swimming in the sea off La Carihuela beach in Torremolinos (Málaga province). Emergency services were called out at around 13.40hrs yesterday (Saturday) after a number of...

Economy Wed, Feb 18, 2015

UK firm plans huge Costa del Sol shopping centre

A BRITISH development firm plans to open a huge shopping and leisure complex near Torremolinos (Málaga province) within the next three years. Intu Properties has already bought the Puerto Venecia complex in Zaragoza,...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Dec 2, 2013

Costa del Sol policewoman 'may have shot her sister then...

A LOCAL Police officer found shot through the head along with her sister in Torremolinos (Málaga province) may have committed suicide, investigators say. Identified only by her initials of A.M., the 47-year-old is said...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Oct 25, 2010

DNA solves brutal rape of British girl nine years on

A recent DNA match has enabled police to arrest the three perpetrators of the brutal rape of a young British woman in Torremolinos (Málaga) in November 2001. The case was not solved until two of the attackers, two...

Transport Thu, Dec 4, 2008

Wrong way driver killed in motorway smash

It is not known at this stage whether a 79-year-old who died in a head-on collision on the A-7 motorway near Torremolinos this morning was driving the wrong way intentionally or accidentally. The incident occurred...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 30, 2008

Nine detained after British pub owner dies in brawl

A 45-year-old British man (DS), who owned a pub in Benalmadena's Puerto Marina area, was killed this morning in a skirmish at a rival establishment in nearby Torremolinos. Nine people, including a 58-year-old...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 9, 2008

Police officers poorly after booze-fuelled drugs binge

Four young people, three men and a woman aged between 20-33, including two Local Police officers, were taken ill outside the Emporio discotheque in Torremolinos last Sunday evening after allegedly mixing adulterated...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jul 29, 2008

ETA gun found near Torremolinos blast site

Interior minister, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, has confirmed that ETA is believed responsible for the bomb blast that rocked Torremolinos last night, but ruled out the possibility that the gang has an operative cell...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Oct 9, 2007

Man arrested for axe attack on girlfriend and daughter

A man was arrested in Torremolinos yesterday after attacking his girlfriend and her 21 year old daughter with an axe. The incident occurred at an address in the El Calvario district at around 11.30am. The elder of the...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 10, 2006

Spanish hoteliers hit by shorter stays

The latest report from tour group Exceltur has revealed a change of habit in the hotel stays of foreign tourists. According to the group, the average stay of any foreign tourist was twelve days in the year 2000. However...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 27, 2005

Torremolinos man arrested for flat mate murder

A 46 year old man has been arrested by National Police officers in Torremolinos and charged with the murder of his 45 year old flat mate. A source close to the investigation explained that it was thought initially that...