Rafiki’s up for sale

Rafiki’s is calle Fray Junipero Serra, Nerja, didn’t last very long. Grand opening on June 3rd 2014, now up for sale. Refurbished, too.

Classifieds for body parts

The national Transplant Organisation has denounced the appearance on a website over the weekend of a dozen classified advertisements relating to the sale of body parts, a practice which is illegal throughout the European Union.

Blackberry in takeover deal

After announcing on Friday that it plans to cut 4,500 jobs in a bid to stem losses, struggling smartphone maker Blackberry has reportedly agreed in principle to be bought by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial for $4.7 billion.

Sale of Isla Magica

CaixaBank has reached an agreement with Looping Group, a French  group specializing in the management of parks controlled by U.S. investment firm HIG, for the sale of the Isla Magica theme park in Sevilla. CaixaBank owns 82.8% of the share capital of Isla Magica.

Woman arrested in Málaga for stealing a baby from hospital

A woman has been remanded in custody after trying to leave a hospital in Málaga with a baby which was not hers. Police suspect there is a connection between the detainee and the  mother of the baby who entered the hospital under a false name.

Closing down sale…

For the bargain hunters, Plural clothes shop at the beginning of calle Granada (from Plaza Cavana) is in the throes of a closing down sale, ending August 30th.

La Marea up for sale

La Marea, a very good fish restaurant on calle San Miguel and sister restaurant to La Marea, is closed and up for sale.

La Chocita Sueca up for sale

The Swedish restaurant La Chocita Sueca on Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos is up for sale after a very short time in operation.

MySpace goes for a song

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has finally sold its ailing social networking site MySpace to online advertising firm Specific Media, with pop star and actor Justin Timberlake having a stake in the business and set to play a major role in developing the creative direction and strategy for the company. News Corp paid $580m for MySpace in 2005, but users and …