hits counter

Costa del Sol news

Costa del Sol news. news and events from the Costa del Sol including Marbella, Malaga, Fuengirola, Benalmadena and the surrounding areas. If you would like to submit a new story for your area – drop us a line to info@spainbuddy.com with as much info as you can and a photo if you have one.

 Ayuntamiento de Malaga

20th Festival de Málaga

20th Festival de Málaga

A meeting was held at lunchtime today (November 10 2016) to discuss and confirm the 20th Festival de Málaga which will be held on 17 to 26 March 2017.

 Elle Draper

ABN AMRO: More than €40,000 raised for Butterfly Children

ABN AMRO: More than €40,000 raised for Butterfly Children

For the second year running ABN AMRO has raised funds for the Butterfly Children Charity DEBRA by organising a glamorous golf tournament at La Reserva, Sotogrande adding €22,222 to the €20,000 raised last year.

 Ayuntamiento de Malaga

Jewish music at Málaga’s Russian museum

Jewish music at Málaga’s Russian museum

There is a collection of Jewish music at Málaga’s Russian museum in the next couple of days, coinciding with the Marc Chagall exhibition.

 Elle Draper

Wearing wings for Butterfly Skin International Day

Wearing wings for Butterfly Skin International Day

On 25th October, Butterfly Skin International Day, several cities in Andalucia and Spain marked the day by wearing wings and placing a giant butterfly on a landmark building in support of all those living with Butterfly Skin.

 Elle Draper

Butterfly Skin International Day

Butterfly Skin International Day

The Butterfly Skin International Day takes place on October 25. There are various events planned, with the following taking place in the Costa del Sol and across Spain.

 Elle Draper

Benalmadena benefit fraudsters get just desserts

Benalmadena benefit fraudsters get just desserts

A Benalmádena resident and his UK accomplice who falsely claimed he was living in the UK have both been found guilty of benefit fraud.

 Elle Draper

Malaga dog park allegedly built on mass grave

Malaga dog park allegedly built on mass grave

Malaga council has come under fire this week, accused of having a dog park built on the site of a mass grave from the Spanish Civil War.

 Elle Draper

Malaga couple arrested for animal abuse

Malaga couple arrested for animal abuse

Vélez-Málaga’s National Police have arrested two people. The Malaga couple arrested for animal abuse had hoarded 39 cats and 13 dogs in various states of ill health and distress.