Watch The Video: Hospitality Workers Honk To Be Heard In Torrevieja

WATCH THE VIDEO: Hospitality workers honk to be heard in Torrevieja as drivers take to the streets in a peaceful protest Hospitality workers in Spain’s...

Germany Demands Negative PCR Test From Travellers Including Spain

GERMANY Demands a Negative PCR Test From Travellers Who Arrive in the Country Including Spain After figures published today (January 24), which saw Germany record...

Anti-Lockdown Protests in the Netherlands Turn Nasty

ANTI-LOCKDOWN Protests in the Netherlands Turn Nasty Dutch police have dispersed protestors, who have congregated in the cities of Amsterdam and Eindhoven, with water cannons...

Acid Attacker To Go On Trial For Previous Assault

ACID Attacker to go on trial for a previous assault on the mother of his son José Arcadio DN, aka El Melillero, is set to go on...

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Almeria’s log fires are blazing away

JOSE LOPEZ, who has been selling firewood for 27 years, can’t meet customers’ demands this winter. Between the health crisis, Storm Filomena and the cold...

Almeria City cathedral within the law

MIGUEL ROMERA, representing the diocese of Almeria, maintained that repairs at the city cathedral complied with Heritage laws. Fr Romera admitted that work on the...

Vuelta Ciclista a Andalucia postponed

THE 67th edition of the Vuelta Ciclista a Andalucia has been postponed, the organisers announced. The first stage of the race would have begun in...

Recycling made easy in Huercal-Overa

HUERCAL-OVERA is making it easier for residents to recycle and dispose of unwanted items. “We have increased cleaning schedules at the Punto Limpio, which has...

Zara leaves Almeria City’s Paseo

AMANCIO ORTEGA, one of the world’s richest men, has sold the Zara premises in Almeria City’s Paseo. Pontegadea, Ortega’s investment division closed the deal –...

Tax breaks all round in Roquetas

ROQUETAS town hall announced huge reductions on building and works licences to revitalise the construction sector. Following revised regulations, there will be sizeable rebates reaching...

Thousands Turn Out For Mallorca Protest

THOUSANDS turn out for Mallorca hospitality industry protest Some 2,000 cars and 1,000 people attended a peaceful protest in Mallorca on Friday, January 22 to...

Recent news in brief from around Mallorca

Second inoculations THE second dose of Covid-19 vaccine was administered to residents and staff of the Calvia a LLar residential home and further good news...

Spanish Government Expand Aid To Self-Employed

SPANISH government has agreed to expand Covid aid to the self-employed The Spanish government has offered a glimmer of hope for self-employed people (autonomos) by...

Hortense’s strong winds causing damage throughout Spain

FOLLOWING hot on the tail of Storm Filomena, Madrid and other areas of Spain are now suffering the effects of Storm Hortense. In Madrid today,...

All residents of Spain are eligible to receive Covid-19 vaccine

VACCINATION against Coronavirus in Spain began on December 27, and at the time of writing, 1,103,301 people had received the first dose and more...

Elderly residence with a ‘clean record’ completes vaccination programme

An elderly residence with a 'clean record' has completed its vaccination programme. THE Fuente Ariza de Algarrobo Residential Centre - which has had no cases...

Councillor under fire for remaining in online meeting while driving

A COUNCILLOR in Malaga is under investigation for being in an online meeting while she was driving. Malaga Local Police found out via the press...

Fernando Simon points to FFP3 masks as most effective protection

THE Head of the Health Alerts and Emergencies Coordination Centre, Fernando Simon, has said this week that the most effective mask for self-protection against...

Watch out for waves and wet weather this weekend

THE weather front which is sweeping through Spain, Hortensia, is expected to bring grey skies and a chance of rain in Malaga this weekend. Temperatures...

Woman defended by Malaga lynch mob sustained facial burns

THE woman attacked with nitric acid in the infamous La Palmilla area of Malaga on Wednesday, January 20, sustained burns to her eyes and...

Mystery of Where Spain’s Greatest Dramatist Buried Nearly Solved

HISTORIANS say they feel they are close to solving the complex mystery of where Pedro Calderon de la Barca - arguably Spain's greatest dramatist...

Bird Flu Safety Measures Increased In Spain

BIRD flu safety measures increased in Spain following a change to regulations The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has published a ministerial order on...

Traffic fine scam alert

There is a new scam to look out for in fake messages and this time its about speeding. The DGT, the traffic authority in Spain,...

Thousands of Vaccine Doses Lost in Spain Due to Inadequate Syringes

THOUSANDS of Pfizer Vaccine Doses Are Being Lost in Spain Due to Inadequate Syringes The European Medicines Agency (EMA) accepted a change in the Pfizer vaccine...

Granada Hit with Over 30 Tremors in 24 Hours

THE town of Granada has been hit with over 30 tremors in 24 hours, including earthquakes and after-shocks. In the last few days Granada has...


Guardia Civil Make Arrests in Fuerteventura After Being Attacked

GUARDIA Civil Officers Make Arrests in Fuerteventura After Being Attacked Guardia Civil have made five arrests, four men and a woman, in El Cotillo, in...

Violent Kidnapper Extradited from Tenerife to Florida

AN ALLEGED violent kidnapper who tortured his victim has been extradited from Spain to the US to face trial for a brutal Florida abduction. The...

Lanzarote Goes Up To New Alert Level Four This Saturday

LANZAROTE Goes Up To New Alert Level Four This Saturday in response to the rise in coronavirus cases The Canary Islands regional government announced on...

Over eighties are next in line to get Covid-19 vaccine

THE Ministry of Health has confirmed that the next group to receive the Covid-19 vaccine will be over 80s. The Minister for Health, Salvador Illa,...

Autonomous Communities Will Ask the Government to Advance the Curfew

ALMOST All Autonomous Communities Will Ask the Government Today (January 20) to Modify the State of Alarm to Advance the Curfew The Interterritorial Health Council...

John Hopkins University: Pandemic Exceeds 95 Million Positive Cases

JOHN Hopkins University: Pandemic Exceeds 95 Million Positive Cases as of Data Published on Monday, January 18 The number of covid-19 cases in the world...

Additional doses of Covid-19 vaccine to arrive in Gibraltar within days

Following a successful first week of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Gibraltar, the UK has confirmed the arrival dates for the next supplies. 4,875...

Guardia Civil Deploy 300 Officers to Bust Andalucian Narco Network

A MASSIVE Guardia Civil operation has been launched in Cadiz and Seville provinces, with 300 officers deployed to carry out raids and arrests on...

WORLD NEWS

Portugal Hits New High Numbers For Pandemic

PORTUGAL Hits New High Numbers For Pandemic across the country Portugal marked a new record high in Covid-19 cases today (Saturday23), as the Directorate-General for...

Portuguese Blood Institute Issues Urgent Appeal For Blood Donors

PORTUGUESE Blood Institute Issues Urgent Appeal For Blood Donors as supplies reach a critical level The Portuguese Blood Institute has issued an urgent press release...

Boeing 737 Max Flights Could Return to the EU Next Week

BOEING 737 Max Flights Could Return to the EU Next Week - According to a Top European Regulator The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will...

Joe Biden Will Maintain Travel Restrictions to the US from UK, EU & Brazil

US President-elect Joe Biden Will Maintain Travel Restrictions to the US from the UK, EU & Brazil - Despite News That Donald Trump is...

Swedish Actress and Director Gunnel Lindblom Has Died Aged 89

SWEDISH Actress and Director Gunnel Lindblom Has Died Aged 89 Gunnel Lindblom, who performed the lead role in Miss Julie for BBC Television in 1965,...

WHO Says Europe Must “Do More” In The Face Of “Alarming Situation”

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Europe must "do more" in the face of an "alarming situation" created by the circulation in the...

Sweden’s head of emergencies resigns over controversial trip to Canary Islands

Sweden's head of emergencies has resigned over a controversial Christmas trip to Spain's Canary Islands. DIRECTOR of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), Dan Eliasson,...

EU Commission Negotiating With BioNTech & Pfizer To Buy More Vaccines

THE EU Commission is negotiating with the Mainz-based manufacturer BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer about the possibility of buying more coronavirus vaccines. The commission...

Italy to Take Legal Action Against AstraZeneca for Vaccine Reduction

ITALY is Set to Take Legal Action Against AstraZeneca for Vaccine Distribution Reduction Italy will take legal action against the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for reducing...

Britain’s Ambassador to Italy Says Brexit Will Not Effect Partnership

BRITAIN'S AMBASSADOR to Italy, Jill Morris, has told Rome's Chamber of Deputies that despite leaving the EU, Britain will retain close ties with Europe. The...

Death of 10-Year Old Italian Girl Linked to TikTok Challenge

POLICE in Italy are probing a potential connection between the tragic death of a 10-year old girl and a viral TikTok "Blackout challenge". The child...

Italian Police Seize Fake Chinese Covid Medicine

ITALIAN police in Rome and Tuscany have seized a large haul of fake Chinese Covid medicine. The pills claimed to treat Covid-19 symptoms and were...