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Costa Del Sol Teen Completes Epic 12 Month Run

Teenager Samuel Clarke has been running everyday for a year to raise money for a children’s hospice.

Eight Costa Del Sol Municipal Borders Closed
Malaga city and 7 major Costa Del Sol municipalities will close their borders as infection rates continue to rise.
Restricted Malaga Municipalities
Find out which 35 municipalities in the Malaga province are being closed to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Stricter Restrictions Imposed In Andalucia
The Junta have announced that all shops, bars, and restaurants will close at 6pm, social gatherings will be limited to 4, and the curfew may be brought forward.


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The Junta have announced that all shops, bars, and restaurants will close at 6pm, social gatherings will be limited to 4, and the curfew may be brought forward.
The Regional President has confirmed that restrictions will be tightened when the government meet on Friday.
Storm Filomena claimed two lives, as emergency services responded to 120 weather related incidents.
The regional President has announced the new measures which will come into force on Sunday 10th January.
Spain’s national weather agency has extended the weather warnings to include Saturday.
The Junta confirms that 16 cases of the new strain of covid-19 have been confirmed in Andalucia.
Spain’s national weather agency is warning of heavy rain for three days on the Costa Del Sol. 
Some British people have been turned away from flights to Malaga because of confusion over Brexit and the green residencia document.
Follow Santa’s progress as he brings presents to children here on the Costa Del Sol.
The British Ambassador to Spain and the Spanish Foreign Secretary have reassured Brits that their residency in Spain will be safe after Brexit.
Spain and Portugal have joined a number of other countries and suspended all flights from the United Kingdom.
Following much confusion over the amendment to the restrictions yesterday, the Junta has today confirmed that bars and restaurants must close between 6pm and 8pm.
Bars and restaurants will no longer have to close between 6pm and 8pm, but alcohol cannot be served.
The Junta have confirmed that the first covid-19 vaccines will arrive in Andalucia in the first week of January.
Bars and restaurants will be able to stay open later on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
The Junta President says the relaxation will “give oxygen to the economy”.
The downward trend continues with just 366 new cases of covid-19 being recorded in the last 24 hours.
A yellow warning has been issued for strong winds and high waves on Monday and Tuesday.
Travelling To Visit Family Will Be Allowed At Christmas.
A new section of boardwalk is being built near Rio Real at a cost of €620,000.
In the last 24 hours there have been 770 new coronavirus cases in the region.
A 27 year old British man is under arrest after posting videos on Instagram showing a car being dumped in a river.
Torrential rain is forecast on Thursday as Spain’s national weather agency issue a weather alert.
The Vice-President of Andalucia has said that he expects opening hours to be extended until 9pm in December.
The white Mercedes driven by a murder suspect has been seized by police.
The current restrictions for Andalucia will remain in place until the 10th of December with only minor changes announced today.
Police are hunting the driver of a British plated Mercedes who is suspected of stabbing a teenager to death.
The British Embassy in Madrid has clarified the protocols for British drivers changing to a Spanish license.
Both the number of new infections and the number of covid-19 deaths in Andalucia has fallen.
The regional government has revised the BOJA to allow food deliveries to continue until 11.30pm
Anyone entering Spain will have to present evidence of a negative PCR test, taken with 72 hours of entering the country.
Figures show that in the last 14 days Malaga has recorded 304 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
15 cars have been destroyed on three different streets in Fuengirola on Sunday.
From Tuesday all non-essential businesses in Andalucia must close at 6pm. Curfew times are extended from 10pm to 7am.
The Regional President has said that restricting people to their homes for a second time would be the last option.
All residents of Fuengirola will be entitled to a card allowing free bus travel in the town.
Ulysses is owned by a billionaire from New Zealand.  Boating enthusiasts and curious locals have been visiting the port to take a look.
The region’s borders are closed to all but essential workers until the 9th November.
Andalucia’s Regional President says “I’m pessimistic about keeping the region open”.
A national curfew has been put in place for the whole of Spain, and social gatherings are restricted to groups of six people.
The regional government have introduced stricter face mask rules in the latest attempt to tackle the spread of coronavirus. 
3442 new covid-19 cases were registered in Andalucia on Wednesday, the highest daily figure since the end of the lockdown.
A 70 year old British man has been shot in the leg during a robbery at his Mijas home.
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

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