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Brits Blast New Mask Rules In Andalucia

The regional government have introduced stricter face mask rules in the latest attempt to tackle the spread of coronavirus. 

Coronavirus Could Have Peaked In Spain
3442 new covid-19 cases were registered in Andalucia on Wednesday, the highest daily figure since the end of the lockdown.
70 Year Old Brit Shot In Mijas
A 70 year old British man has been shot in the leg during a robbery at his Mijas home.
British Man Shot Twice In The Face In Marbella
A 50 year old British man is in critical condition after being shot twice in the face during a fight in the Nueva Andalucia area.

 

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A 50 year old British man is in critical condition after being shot twice in the face during a fight in the Nueva Andalucia area.
Figures released show that 58 people have been admitted to hospital and 47 have died in Andalucia.
The wildlife centre at the top of the Calamorro mountain is facing closure as visitor numbers fall from 300 per day to just 30 every weekend.
The plan to build the €20 million park near Fuengirola has been given the green light.
The budget airline is expanding it’s operations in Spain by opening a second base in Malaga.
Two helicopters and a team of fire fighters brought the blaze under control this afternoon.
You can vote for one of two proposed locations for a dog friendly beach near Benalmadena.
A popular theatre in Fuengirola is preparing to open for the first time since the outbreak of coronavirus. 
Whatsapp messages are circulating false rumours that bars and restaurants must close by 10pm.
The Junta de Andalucia has confirmed that private gatherings must now be limited to 6 people.
The 270 metre wooden bridge is the longest of it’s type in Spain, and forms port or a project which will link 180km of coastline.
Loggerhead sea turtles have been born on Cabopino beach.
The region has recorded it’s second highest number of new infections in a 24 hour period since the beginning of the pandemic.
The mother of King Felipe VI helped with a beach clean up operation in Rincon De La Victoria.
The regional president expressed concern at the rapid rise of the number of new infections.
Spain’s national weather agency has issued a yellow alert for the Costa Del Sol on Friday.
The latest figures show 915 new coronavirus cases in Andalucia in the last 24 hours, with 306 of those being in Malaga.
A local animal charity fears that rescue dogs may be destroyed as donations dry up.
The iconic Byblos Hotel is set to reopen in 2022 as a 200 room luxury facility.
The Mayor of Estepona wants the centre up and running again as quickly as possible.
1038 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Andalucia in 24 hours.
A couple charged with starting the fire which destroyed Laguna Village in Estepona will face a judge today.
Mayor promises fast response to rebuild Costa Del Sol complex destroyed by fire at the weekend.
The National Police Station will remain closed until the 8th September after a staff member tested positive for covid-19.
Residents in Andalucia are being encouraged to download the new coronavirus contact tracing app.
A British man has survived three days stranded at sea on a surf board before being rescued near Marbella.
A fire at the landmark Sisu hotel has claimed one life and left ten people needing medical treatment.
Over the last week Spain has recorded another sharp increase in the number of new covid-19 infections.
Venues which rely solely on drinks sales for revenue are being forced to close in the latest round of measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
The government in Spain have introduced a national ban on smoking in public places, and have closed all nightclubs.
The regional government are discussing a ban on smoking in public places where social distancing is not possible.
The actor announced the news on his 60th birthday.
Government minister Maria Montero confirmed that there is no intention to return Spain to a state of emergency.
Police were called to deal with British tourists refusing to wear masks.
Over the weekend 8532 new cases were recorded in Spain, yesterday that number grew again by almost 1000.
The Costa Del Sol baked in the summer sun this weekend as emergency services were stretched to the limit by wild fires.
The controversial far right activist has moved his family to Marbella where he feels they will be safer.
A weather warning is in place for Saturday as temperatures will reach 43c in some parts of Andalucia.
The regional government has decided to place new restrictions on nightclubs, restaurants, and bars in Andalucia.
The Andalucian President is demanding fair treatment for the Costa Del Sol.
Andalucia could join several other regions in Spain by closing nightclubs again in a bid to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
In the last two weeks the number of new coronavirus cases in Spain has tripled according to the WHO.
Several local beaches reached full capacity over the weekend, entrances were closed at times.
Despite a dramatic jump in national statistics, new coronavirus cases in the Malaga area remain low.
The new law comes into effect on Wednesday and will require face masks to be worn in all public places.
People in Andalucia will be required to wear a facemask in all public spaces, with those who don’t comply facing fines.
The Andalucian President says he won’t rule out making facemasks compulsory in public even where social distancing is possible.
An amber weather warning has been issued for extreme heat this afternoon.
A young man has been arrested by armed police following a stabbing and gun related incident in La Cala De Mijas.
Temperatures are expected to reach 40c on Wednesday afternoon.
The Costa Del Sol has been placed on yellow alert for high temperatures on Saturday.
83 people connected to a Red Cross centre have tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
The Mayor has been discussing plans for the €70 million redevelopment of the port.
There are no quarantine requirements for travellers entering Spain, instead three health checkpoints are in place for each traveller
The Junta President has announced the changes that will come into effect on Monday.
Whilst Spain is allowing travel from the UK when borders reopen on the 22nd June, it is uncertain if British travellers will be quarantined in Spain.
€34 million are being spent making the beaches as safe and pleasant as possible for the return of international tourists.
On the 22nd June Spain’s borders will reopen to European countries including the UK.
When the state of alarm ends on the 21st June, the country will enter into a period being called “The New Normal”.
The warning in in place until midnight as strong winds batter the coastline.
No fatalities recorded in the last 4 days and new infections remain very low.
The Costa Del Sol will be moving into phase three of the lockdown lifting plan on Monday.
Spain’s parliament has approved another two week extension to the state of alarm.
All of the popular feria events this summer on the Costa Del Sol are being cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
For the first time in three months Spain has not registered any coronavirus deaths.
The Costa Del Sol will enter phase 2 of the lockdown lifting scheduled on Monday.
Andalucia has recorded only 5 deaths from coronavirus in a 24 hour period.
Optimism as figures for new infection in Spain are below 500 a day.
The earliest that the region will move out of phase one is Monday 1st June.
Temperatures are expected to soar this weekend as a yellow weather warning is issued for heat in Sevilla.
From Thursday 21st May it will be compulsory to wear a face mask in public in Spain. 
Six Brits have been arrested after a man was stabbed during a bar fight in Torrenueva.
The number of new infections, and the number of daily deaths from coronavirus in Spain have both dropped dramatically.
The Government is seeking a final one month extension to the state of alarm in Spain.
On Monday the Malaga region will enter phase one of the lockdown lifting process.
The government has confirmed that the travel ban will remain in place beyond the end of the state of alarm.
The Costa Del Sol is expecting four days of rain and thunderstorms.
In the last 24 hours the 8 Andalucian provinces have registered 6 deaths from coronavirus.
Spain has recorded the lowest daily number of deaths since the 18th March.
Spain’s national weather agency have issued a yellow alert for Tuesday.
Spain’s Parliament has voted to approve the fourth extension to the state of alarm.
Yesterday 185 new deaths from coronavirus were registered in Spain.
Andalucia is asking parliament for approval to reopen the beaches on the 25th May.
Some small businesses on the Costa Del Sol begin to re-open as lockdown restrictions are eased.
Anne Hernandez explains the new regulations and clarifies when adults are permitted to leave the house for exercise. 
The number of new daily infections reported and daily deaths caused by COVID-19 has risen again.
The government in Spain has unveiled it’s plan to lift the lockdown, whilst stressing that none of the dates are set in stone.
Asmara the Sumatran tiger has passed away in Fuengirola, she was the 3rd oldest tiger in Europe.
The President of Andalucia has announced his plan to bring the region back to life after lockdown, including reopening bars and restaurants in May.
The Costa Del Sol will be hit by thunderstorms this weekend as a Yellow Weather Warning is put in place.
Parliament has passed the decree extending lockdown to the 9th May.
Following strong criticism of yesterday’s proposal the government have altered the decree.
Minister confirms that lockdown restrictions for under 14s will be relaxed from Monday the 27th April in Spain.
On Sunday evening an earthquake was felt in Fuengirola on the Costa Del Sol.
The number of new infections jumped dramatically to 6599 on Wednesday then fell to 4289 yesterday.
The coast is braced for a battering this weekend as weather forecasters predict storms.
The San Bernabe Feria in June has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
 

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