During the month of August, National Police in Málaga city have dismantled 27 points of sale and distribution of drugs and arrested 28 people on charges of crimes against the public health.
The hostelry industry may have regarded the Málaga Feria 2013 as one of the worst for many years, but the first official report on the economic impact of the event claims it was a great success, even better than Easter.
Five people have been arrested, including two minors, in connection with robberies from two vehicles on a street in Serrato.
The hostelry sector has described this year’s Málaga Feria as the worst for several years, stating that revenues were down by 20% and that the decline was nothing to do with the financial crisis.
Five players were injured, one requiring hospital treatment, during a beach volleyball tournament on La Misericordia beach in Málaga.
Seprona, the Nature Protection wing of the Guardia Civil, raided a warehouse in Málaga and seized over one thousand illegal pastries destined for the hostelry sector in Málaga.
Three young children were slightly injured on Wednesday night at the Málaga Feria when one of the Scalextric carriages derailed.
The body of an elderly man was found floating in the water at dock two in Málaga Port and the National Police have begun an investigation.
There are 22 new routes operating out of Málaga airport this summer with 80% being international traffic. Amongst the new routes are more flights to Dortmund, Cologne, Nuremberg, Oslo,Madrid, Melilla and Barcelona. Scheduled flights to and from Málaga are currently 10% up on last year.
A police raid on a warehouse on the Guadalhorce industrial estate in Málaga has led to the dismantling of a sweatshop dedicated to the forging of football kits, most notablyy those of Málaga, Barcelona and Real Madrid.