There will be no high-speed ferry service between Málaga and Melilla this summer, the decision having been made for economic reasons.
A man and woman in their sixties, a couple for many years, were found dead at their home in the Spanish enclave of Melilla in what is thought to be yet another case of domestic violence.
A Guardia Civil watched with interest as a Moroccan man staggered through the checkpoint at Ben Enzar, separating Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Melilla, with a huge, strangely shaped and obviously heavy holdall.
The Mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Francisco Delgado Bonilla (PP), and the president of the autonomous city of Melilla,, Juan José Imbroda (PP), have signed a twinning agreement to strengthen bonds of friendship and solidarity, described as important for both locations as it opens a new era of permanent cooperation and sharing of initiatives, experiences and solutions to problems.
An eight month old baby died in the early hours of this morning after a boat carrying 14 illegal immigrants capsized off Melilla.
Today sees the inaugural flight of a new low cost airline, Helitt Líneas Aéreas, based on the Costa del Sol and offering cheap flights to Melilla.
Twenty-three sub-Saharans, including ten women, three of them pregnant, and eight children, were rescued off the coast of Melilla after their dinghy was punctured and in danger of sinking.
Three sub-Saharan immigrants died on Saturday after fire destroyed their shanty hut in Melilla.
A small motor boat carrying twelve sub-Saharans, including five women and three babies, has been intercepted after reaching the port of Melilla.
Guardia Civil officers discovered the body of a sub-Saharan immigrant floating off the coast of Melilla yesterday.