Bob Dylan comes to the Costa del Sol

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World-renowned singer/songwriter Bob Dylan will bring his legendary talent to Spain in 2019 as part of his Neverending Tour that started in 1988.   Cramming in 100 performances a year the now 77-year-old musician will kick off his Spanish tour in Pamplona on April 25th before moving on to Bilbao, Gijon, Santiago, Sevilla, Fuengirola and Murcia, before rounding off the …

Police catch conmen in the middle of a 145,000€ Costa del Sol real estate scam

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Two young men of Croatian nationality were arrested by National Police after trying to scam Costa del Sol property owners in a “rip deal.”   A “rip deal” is a popular scam where the perpetrators pass themselves off as investors looking to purchase a property. According to a National Police statement, the scam involves using the “exchange of bank notes, …

Game of Thrones film company to shoot Netflix series on the Costa del Sol

Netflix show filming on the Costa del Sol

Malaga based Film Company Fresco Film has chosen Andalucia to film a new 10-part series for American streaming media service Netflix.   Centred on manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, The story revolves around Sister Shannon Masters, a Joan of Arc-like heroine who embarks on missions to combat evil. Since being launched in 1994 the comic has come …

Rod Stewart and The Jacksons to perform on the Costa del Sol

Rod Stewart

Scottish rocker Rod Stewart and members of the original Jackson Five will headline a list of 70’s stars set to perform on the Costa del Sol in 2019.   Heavy metal rock bands Rainbow and UFO will both perform at the Marenostrum Castle Park Festival on the 14th and 15th of June. Grammy Award-winning Stewart will then play the same …

Warning: Fake Costa del Sol Taxi Scam

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The British Foreign Office in their travel advisory to Spain is telling tourists to book their airport or taxi transfer with a licensed company.   A British Holiday maker raised the alarm after he was approached by a ‘fake’ taxi driver on the Costa del Sol. Sam Simmons, said he and his partner were waiting at a bus stop in …

Aircraft tackle Costa del Sol wildfire

Firefighters are busy tackling a huge wildfire on the Costa del Sol with eight helicopters and other aircraft scooping water from the sea in an attempt to put out the blaze.   The fire broke out around 4pm on Saturday afternoon near the village of Casares in Malaga Province and now has 76 personnel on the ground assisting the aircraft …

Invasion of the jellyfish on the Costa Del Sol

Beachgoers have been told to be on the lookout for jellyfish after a plague of the mauve stingers arrived on the Costa del Sol. So far 11 tons of the creatures have been removed from the sand stretching between Torremolinos and Mijas and east of Malaga as far as Nerja.   The mass influx is believed to be due to …

Spanish City Bans AirB&B

The popular Mediterranean holiday hotspot has like other tourist destinations in Spain been struggling with the consequences of mass tourism that has led to packed city centres and soaring rents.   The local governing team made up of an alliance of various political parties made the decision to ban people from renting out their properties using online hospitality broker AirB&B …

Hot reality television show comes to the Costa del Sol

The hugely successful television series will be filming between Malaga and Marbella over the next few months and is looking for people interested in taking part in the show. While speaking to a local Costa del Sol newspaper, series producer Bob Brear, said:  “We are looking for people who are both trying to ‘live twice the life for half the …

Man Hunt Underway following a violent Costa del Sol Burglary

Hearing screams coming from a flat in the La Virreina district of Malaga, neighbours called the police who found the 35 and 75-year-old victims tied-up and gagged. They told police investigating the break-in that their attackers forced entry into the flat while they were asleep, tying them up and beating them before ransacking the place in search of money and …