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Fuengirola resident fined for calling for help for 'drowning men'

Fuengirola - A young woman in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain has been hit with a 300 euro ($385) fine for calling out the Coast Guard in what turned out to be a false alarm. She thought two men were drowning out at sea.

Review: Going organic in Los Boliches, Fuengirola

Fuengirola - Right in the heart of Los Boliches in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, is a tiny restaurant selling only the healthiest vegan and vegetarian food. Even better, not only is the cuisine really good for you, but it's pretty darn tasty too.

Event protests 'genocide' in Ukraine and Palestine held in Spain Special

Fuengirola - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 saw a demonstration on the beachfront in Fuengirola, Spain, with protesters publicly denouncing the genocide currently happening in both Palestine and Ukraine.

Review: Ginger — Tasty treats near the beach in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - A new eatery has opened up in Los Boliches in Fuengirola on the sunny Costa del Sol in southern Spain. Named Ginger Food and Drinks, they are an international restaurant, offering delicious meals to suit all tastes.

Tiny java mouse deer born in Bioparc Fuengirola (Video)

Fuengirola - About the size of a hamster at birth, this little guy will reach the approximate size of a rabbit when fully grown. Considered to be an endangered species, the birth of the new baby delighted all involved.

Photo essay: It's hell on the Costa del Sol in winter (video) Special

Fuengirola - Here we are in mid-winter, and what happens today? Brilliant warm sunshine, people sunbathing on the beach and a generally pleasant outlook. It's hell down here in winter! We've got the mid-winter blues ... blue seas, blue skies.

Op-Ed: Street sale surprises and amuses in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - These days in Spain when you hear a megaphone blasting away in the street outside, it usually means a protest march, or a political rally or an upcoming bull fight in town. Today was a little bit different.

Young Moroccan man shot to death in Fuengirola, Spain

Fuengirola - A 31-year-old Moroccan national, named only as Tareq, died on Thursday afternoon after being shot in the head in a possible "settling of scores."

Photo Essay: Fuengirola's annual 'Feria del Rosario' — Spain Special

Fuengirola - Once again, Fuengirola's annual "Feria del Rosario" (fair) has been and gone. Six days of fun, color, music and frivolity in the streets are over until next year. Here is a taste of what happened during the week.

'Heart Attack': Bollywood romance in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - A tour bus pulled up in front of the local police station in Fuengirola, Spain early this morning. Turns out Bollywood is in town to make a movie - a love story called "Heart Attack".

Photo Essay: Signs of the times in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - Around the town of Fuengirola there are several strong messages quite literally written on the wall. The following is a selection of some brand new, and some older, graffitti, all with an important meaning behind it.

All the fun of the fair in Fuengirola, October 6 to 12 (Photos) Special

Fuengirola - Running from October 6 to 12 each year, Fuengirola's annual "Feria del Rosario" (fair) is a feast for the eyes and camera, and loads of fun. Several different events are planned over the course of the fair and a visit is well worthwhile.

European Mobility Week in Fuengirola: Cycling for cleaner air Special

Fuengirola - Sunday is the last day of European Mobility Week and Fuengirola's day to "move for cleaner air." A bicycle ride was held, starting at 10 a.m. in the Plaza de España, in front of the town hall, riding through the town to the fairgrounds.

Video: Bus driver on mobile phone causes passenger outrage

Marbella - An inquiry has been launched in Spain after a passenger captured on video a bus driver, talking on his mobile phone while driving, on a busy Costa del Sol highway between Marbella and Fuengirola.

Photo Essay: A Sunday stroll to the beach in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - The extreme heat of summer has gone, along with most of the tourists. However, it is still hot and sunny out there, ideal for a quiet stroll down to the beachfront.

Photo Essay: An urban safari on the coast of Spain Special

Fuengirola - It is so easy to forget that a whole different world exists just around the corner in the popular Spanish seaside resort of Fuengirola. Every now and then I have to remind myself by visiting yet again.

Photo essay: A little summer craziness in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - There's something about summer that brings out the fun side of people. They get a bit of summer sun and out come the crazies. Bring out a camera, and everyone wants to pose.

Photo essay: Sohail Castle — Moorish history in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - Now used mainly as a venue for concerts, parties and the ubiquitous local beer fest, Sohail Castle was built back during the Moorish history of the coastal town on a site with even older tales to tell.

Fuengirola, Spain receives 'award of dishonor' from Greenpeace

Fuengirola - Using a six-meter golden balloon in a central plaza to make its point, Greenpeace has slammed what it calls Fuengirola's over-developed coastline. The town is not alone, as Marbella and Torremolinos on the Costa del Sol also received the "award."

Photo Essay: Abstracts and reflections of a working fishing port Special

Fuengirola - A fishing port can be an interesting place to visit, especially when taking photos in a more abstract frame of mind. With the Mediterranean light, anything is possible.

Photo Essay: Around and about in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain is a pretty and touristy place to visit. This article contains some more unusual photographic scenes captured in and around the town.

Photo Essay: A gull family in Fuengirola, from nest to wing Special

Fuengirola - Back in May 2013 the writer noticed a seagull nesting on the roof of the old mill across the road from her apartment. The progress of this little family has been captured in a series of images and on video.

Photo essay: A little Harley-Davidson history in Fuengirola Special

Fuengirola - Back in 2007, Fuengirola in southern Spain was treated to the unique rumble and roar of around ten- to fifteen-thousand Harley-Davidson motorcycles. An experience never to be forgotten and luckily caught on camera.

Photo essay: Multi-cultural Fuengirola in southern Spain Special

Fuengirola - Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain is quite possibly the most multi-cultural town in all of Spain. Many of the world's citizens are represented here.

Op-Ed: Ali Campbell's UB40 hits Fuengirola on Saturday

Fuengirola - Good use will be made of the newly-renovated Plaza de Toros (or bullring) in Fuengirola, Spain on Saturday, as the night will resound to the sounds of "Red, Red Wine" and many other popular hits.

Fuengirola, Spain experienced 4.1 magnitude earthquake on Sunday

Fuengirola - Fuengirola has experienced a tremor of magnitude 4.1 on Sunday night. No damage or injuries have been reported as the quake was at a depth of 54 kms.

Hotel reservations up for the Costa del Sol, Spain in 2013

Madrid - According to the hotel reservation website, Expedia, in the first quarter of 2013, hotel reservations on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain were up by 25 percent compared to last year. This is good news for tourism on the southern Andalucían coast.

Woman rescued from suicide attempt in Fuengirola, Spain

Fuengirola - After receiving an emergency call on the 091 number, National Police officers, with the aid of a fisherman and his boat, managed to rescue a women who was attempting to commit suicide.

Chinese people call for justice in Fuengirola robbery & killing Special

Fuengirola - Four youths were arrested on Saturday in connection with a robbery at a Chinese bazaar in Fuengirola, in which the owner was very seriously injured and died on Sunday. On Wednesday, Chinese residents protested at the town hall for justice.

Review: 'padthaiwok' — Brand new Thai restaurant in Fuengirola, Spain Special

Fuengirola - Indulge in some genuine Thai cuisine for a real treat during your holiday on the Costa del Sol, Spain. Healthy, tasty, quick and convenient meals - on the spot, for home delivery or to take away.
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16th Annual European HOG Rally in Fuengirola  Spain - yes  girls have Harleys too.
16th Annual European HOG Rally in Fuengirola, Spain - yes, girls have Harleys too.
Fuengirola port.
Fuengirola port.
The beach in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol  Spain in summer.
The beach in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, Spain in summer.
Viva Espana
Viva Espana
The Plaza de la Constitución at Christmas  in Fuengirola  Spain
The Plaza de la Constitución at Christmas, in Fuengirola, Spain
International Fair in Fuengirola  Spain - close up of the Chinese dragon parade.
International Fair in Fuengirola, Spain - close up of the Chinese dragon parade.
The annual Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen  July 16  in Fuengirola  Spain - watch out for that cable!
The annual Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen, July 16, in Fuengirola, Spain - watch out for that cable!
Bioparc Fuengirola - Meerkats  or Suricats standing at attention in the sunshine.
Bioparc Fuengirola - Meerkats, or Suricats standing at attention in the sunshine.
Seagulls nested on the roof of the old mill in Fuengirola  Spain - mother gull sitting on the nest.
Seagulls nested on the roof of the old mill in Fuengirola, Spain - mother gull sitting on the nest.
Scenes of Los Boliches  Fuengirola  Spain
Scenes of Los Boliches, Fuengirola, Spain
Scenes of Los Boliches  Fuengirola  Spain
Scenes of Los Boliches, Fuengirola, Spain
A brand-new Thai wok restaurant has opened in Fuengirola  Spain
A brand-new Thai wok restaurant has opened in Fuengirola, Spain
Scenes in and around Fuengirola  Spain - passengers waiting for the train.
Scenes in and around Fuengirola, Spain - passengers waiting for the train.
Fuengirola port.
Fuengirola port.
A stroll on the beachfront in Fuengirola  Spain.
A stroll on the beachfront in Fuengirola, Spain.
 Don t play with security.  No more cuts!  Officials are not the problem.  Local police & firefi...
"Don't play with security. No more cuts! Officials are not the problem." Local police & firefighters protest in front of the Town Hall in Fuengirola on 19 February 2013.
Dog and cat friends in Fuengirola  Spain
Dog and cat friends in Fuengirola, Spain
Playa el Copo beach and chiringuito (beach cafe)
Playa el Copo beach and chiringuito (beach cafe)
Beaches of Fuengirola  Spain
Beaches of Fuengirola, Spain
An event to protest the ongoing genocide in both Ukraine and Palestine was held on the beachfront in...
An event to protest the ongoing genocide in both Ukraine and Palestine was held on the beachfront in Fuengirola, Spain on July 22, 2014.