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Child sex abuse suspect arrested in Malaga

National Police officers have arrested a 62-year-old man for allegedly abusing seven girls between the ages of 13 and 15.  Police say the man frequented...

Toys’R’Us bounces back in Spain

THE friendly giraffe known as Geoffrey will forever be associated with the Toys'R'Us business which went into terminal decline in the USA. Although the 16...

Roquetas de Mar Asperger’s workplace training collaboration

ROQUETAS de Mar council, the Almeria Asperger’s Association and the Mapfre Foundation have agreed to collaborate on municipal service workplace training practice for people...

Market mural offers fresh perspective of Denia

A BRAND new ceramic mural at the municipal market offers a fresh perspective of Denia. The work by expert ceramic artist Jose Manuel Tos recreates...

Age Concern Costa Calida’s upcoming events

A BIG thank you has been sent to the Welcome Group for raising €607 for Age Concern Costa Calida.  They held a fashion show at...

Bananas hiding €250 million worth of cocaine seized by police in...

On Monday November 11 the Italian Carabinieri, supported by Italian Customs and Europol, apprehended 1175 kilograms of cocaine in the Port of Giola Tauro...

Man attacked dog walkers with golf club in Murcia

A MAN has been fined a total of €240 for attacking  two dog walkers with a golf club.  Murcia’s Provincial Court of Murcia has dismissed...

Couple arrested over abandoned boa constrictor in Valencia street

GUARDIA Civil arrested a man and woman over an abandoned boa constrictor found in a street in L’Eliana in Valencia. After receiving a call about...

Goldies Xmas Fair in Fuengirola

THE Friends of Cudeca Hospice, known as the Goldies are holding their Christmas Fair this Saturday and Sunday (November 16 and 17) at the...

WATCH: A Gardener Records Migrants Land In Broad Daylight On A...

THE IMAGES have been recorded by a gardener from Marbella Town Hall. The images, which were allegedly recorded earlier today by a Marbella town-hall employee,...

An evening of Rock for charity on the Costa del Sol

THIS Saturday, November 16, four talented musicians will be playing some of the top rock classics of the 80s to raised funds for the...

More than €15,000 raised for charity at Villa Tiberio

EVERY November, Sandro Morelli, owner of Villa Tiberio Restaurant in Marbella, holds a Fundraising Gala Evening and this year it was on Sunday November...

IV San Roque Suena Festival

TONIGHT, Thursday November 14, the third of the concerts in the IV San Roque Suena Festival, will take place at the Governors' Palace at...

Grimms fairy tale to music in San Pedro

THERE will be a magical and musical presentation of the story of Hansel and Gretel at the Alcoholera Performing Arts Centre in San Pedro...

Marbella to earn €3 million from new builds

IT has been announced that approval has been granted for the construction of 513 new homes within the confines of Marbella with a total...

Many types of Dance in Marbella

THE Teatro Ciudad de Marbella is offering a range of exceptional dance programmes during November and early December. Firstly this Saturday it’s the turn of...

Remembering the Great War in El Campello

THE French and Spanish communities came together in El Campello to mark the anniversary of the First World War. Representatives from the consular staff, the...

A Christmas feast of songs 

ADAGIO are bringing their brand of music and humour to An Adagio Christmas this December.  They will be performing in Calpe at Camping La Merced on Saturday, December 14...

Facelift for Old Town murals 

CALPE’S Culture department will restore murals on several Old Town buildings.  First in line for rehabilitation is a 1990 mural by Elias Urbez in Plaza del Mosquit, having first received...

Awards for Alfaz’s altruistic professionals

FIVE members of  Proteccion Civil in Alfaz received Merit Medals from the Ministry of the Interior.  Alfaz’s mayor Vicente Arques presented Jose Rivas, Jochen Ditsch, Maria Perez, Paco Such and Lorenzo Garcia with their awards for 15 years’...

U3A Marina Baixa wines and dines

MEMBERS of the U3A Marina Baixa Wine and Dine group met recently for lunch in Albir.  “If you haven’t been with us for a meal, come and join...

Calpe concert hits a wrong note

CALPE could find itself without a New Year Concert to welcome 2020.  Alicante’s provincial council, the Diputacion, revealed that Calpe’s previous mayor, Cesar Sanchez, did not settle up after the last January 1...

Calpe-Denia rail link still not open

No train today (still)  UNTIL the Quisi Viaduct issue has been resolved, the Calpe-Denia rail link cannot reopen.  This section of Line 9 between Benidorm and Denia was closed in July 2016 on...

Traditions old and new in Alfaz

THE third and final singing of the Trisagio hymns at Alfaz’s San Jose church was followed by the traditional offering of flowers.  The Trisagio Alfasino, part of Alfaz’s intangible heritage, is sung on the...

Mediterranean sea level rises will affect Murcia in next 10 years

A NEW report warns that the sea level along the coast of Murcia could rise 15 centimetres in less than 10 years.  According to the...

Burglar wheeled away loot in supermarket trolley in Costa Blanca’s Elche

A MAN who allegedly burgled a house was stopped by police when they saw him wheeling his loot along the road in a supermarket...

Mar Menor in Spain turning into an environmental desert

AN analysis has shown that a one-off pollution spill was not to blame for the death of thousands of fish and crustaceans in the Mar...

Arrested in Murcia for attacking girlfriend and own mum

A MAN has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend and then his own mother in a Murcian street.  The 40-year-old has been arrested by Murcia...

266 victims of domestic violence helped in Murcia so far in...

So far this year, Murcia’s domestic violence unit has attended to 266 women, 20 more than in the same period of 2018.  Of these, five...

Murcia bus driver with 45 passengers on way to Madrid tested...

A COACH driver from Cartagena who had 45 passengers aboard has been arrested after he tested positive for cocaine.  Guardia Civil in Hellin (Albacete) say...

Romanian gang accused of 109 crimes after string of petrol station...

A GANG of three Romanian men who allegedly robbed petrol stations in Murcia, Alicante, Castello and Valencia has been arrested  The Civil Guard of Novelda...

Murcia man jailed for sexually abusing and making pregnant 12 year...

A JAIL sentence of 14 years has been confirmed for a man who sexually abused and made pregnant a 12-year-old girl in Murcia.  The region’s...

Huercal-Overa council backs autism awareness campaign

HUERCAL-OVERA council has given its support to an Andalucia Autism Federation campaign to raise awareness about the condition. This week the local authority hosted the...

Call for public to donate to Almeria Food Bank collection

THE provincial government has called on the public to do their bit and contribute to this year’s ‘Grand Collection’ for the Food Bank. The Diputacion...

Christmas crowning glory in Almeria city

ALMERIA council has revealed there will be a Christmas crowning glory at the end of what has been a magical year for the city. This...

Vehicle control leads to drugs bust in Nijar

A GUARDIA Civil control on vehicles in Nijar led to a drugs bust. When officers pulled over the car on an access road to a...

Arrest for sexual aggression arrest in Huercal-Overa pubs

A 25-YEAR old man is under arrest on sexual aggression charges following two incidents in Huercal-Overa pubs. The first victim was reportedly assaulted by the...

Mojacar marathon winning sport fixture

THE seventh Mojacar Half Marathon and the ‘Ciudad de Mojacar’ race proved to a winning sporting occasion. Organised by Mojacar council’s Sport department and the...

Son arrested for stabbing father to death in Almeria

POLICE in Almeria have arrested a 22-year old for stabbing his father to death in Almeria city. Acting on a call to the emergency services,...

UPDATE: Albox rambla concrete surface controversy rumbles on

ALBOX council has held talks with the Junta de Andalucia to try and reach an agreement on the future of the concrete surface the...

#WTMLDN Axarquia recap

FIVE of Axarquia’s major towns joined their Costa del Sol neighbours made the journey to London last week to take part in the 2019...

La Herradura holds audio visual workshops for “Youth Month”

THE Casa de la Juventud de Almuñécar has held a performance of the show “"Freak Show De improvisto" at the Centro Cívico de La...

PSOE Shines and Vox surprises in Axarquia

THE Socialist PSOE Party has come out on top in last weekends General Elections but showed slightly weaker than back in April. After the votes...

Torrox ordered to pay for undocumented Plaza works

TORROX Local council has been ordered to pay for amendment works of the Plaza de la Constitución back in 2009. The High Court of Justice...

Axarquia farmers protest at irrigation cuts in La Vinuela

AXARQUIAN farmers are fighting back over the latest irrigation cuts made by the Andalucian water board. We reported back in October that the Andalucian Water...

Axarquia fire hero injured in Torrox

A man has been injured on Friday 8 November after he attempted to extinguish a fire near Torrox. The 58 year old man had been...

Riders ready for La Viñuela bike marathon

MOUNTAIN bike riders will strap on their helmets in La Viñuela for the Mountain Bike Half Marathon entitled ‘El Oasis de la Axarquia’ this...

Rincon bucks Spanish economy concerns with new housing project

AEDAS Homes seems to be growing in the face of concerns over an imminent recession after the Madrid Stock Exchange listed company received approval...

Woman arrested for biting ex-partner in Palma

A WOMAN has been arrested by the National Police for allegedly biting her ex-partner's ear after having a heated argument in Palma. The incident occurred...

Thomas Cook employees protest at headquarters in Palma

EMPLOYEES from Thomas Cook held a protest in front of the company’s headquarters to denounce their current employment status. For the second consecutive week, employees...

Rate for rubbish collection will increase by 15% in Palma

THE rate for rubbish collection will increase by 15% in Palma next year, which will mean that a household will pay an average of...

Calvià Atlético denounced for alleged Nazi salutes in Magaluf

PLATGES de Calvià football club has denounced the alleged Nazi salutes given by coaches from Calvià Atlético in a complaint submitted to the Anti-Violence...

Shortage of firefighters in Palma

A SHORTAGE of firefighters and an ageing workforce in Palma has resulted in the Town Hall paying thousands of euros in overtime. In the last...

Trial begins for drunk driver who caused fatal accident in Sa...

THE trial is underway for the woman who knocked down and killed a 15-year-old girl in Sa Rapita in 2018. Assisted by a Polish interpreter,...

Body found by walker in Puntiró

A BODY has been found by a woman who was walking in the countryside in Puntiró. The discovery was made on Tuesday afternoon (November 12)...

Trial begins for man accused of starting fire in the Tramuntana

THE trial for the man accused of starting the devastating forest fire in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains in July of 2013 has begun...

Tenerife villa amongst £8.1 million property portfolio confiscated by UK police

A VILLA on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife is amongst an £8.1 million (€9.4 million) property portfolio seized from a  British family.  The UK’s...

Brother and sister found dead at home in Tenerife

A MAN and a woman have been found dead at a house in Tegueste in Tenerife. Both in their sixties, the pair are reported to...

Series of earth tremors hit Canary Island of El Hierro

THE Canary Island of El Hierro was shaken by an earth tremor that reached a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.  The quake was...

Arrested for 2009 murder in Tenerife

A MAN, aged 44, has been arrested for an alleged murder of a woman who disappeared in 2009.  The arrested man is at present serving...

Gran Canaria Fireman suspended for speaking to press

THE President of a firefighters’ union has been suspended without pay for two days for talking to the press.  Pablo Gonzalez is a working fireman...

Photographer tricked children into porn images in Spain

A PROFESSIONAL photographer has been arrested for allegedly tricking 43 children into creating pornographic material.  He offered on the Internet an "artistic collaboration" consisting of...

Cricket Hero Ben Stokes Smashes The Sun For Six

Caption.Credit Flickr   Ben Stokes one of England's  greatest all round cricketers of all time has gone to twitter to slam articles written about his family...

Gran trampled by camels while on holiday in Spain left with...

WHAT SHOULD have been a fun day out, including a camel ride along the beach in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands, turned into a...

Swiss National Football team to play in Gibraltar for first time

TO some extent, it could be argued that the acceptance of the Gibraltar Football Association into UEFA is something of a nuisance as they...

MEP to stand in UK General Election

GREEN MEP Molly Scott Cato who currently represents South West England (and therefore Gibraltar) has revealed that she plans is to run for a...

Remembrance Day is always special in Gibraltar

THIS year’s Remembrance Day Service in Gibraltar was particularly poignant for a number of reasons, especially as for the first time, a representative of...

Gibraltar Christmas Festival of Lights

THIS year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority, will be illuminated on Friday November 22...

An additional touch of pride for Gibraltar on Remembrance Sunday

GIBRALTAR has a proud history of support for Britain during both World Wars and before as it was such an important strategic base and...

UK and Gibraltar co-fund Hard Brexit contingency projects

WHILST in the UK, the Chief and Deputy Minister of Gibraltar and their delegation met with the British Government and obtained a commitment for...

Good reads on the Rock at Gibraltar International Literary Festival

THE Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival has now established itself as a must visit for those who love books of all kinds. Running from Thursday...

Cowboy constructors

LOCAL union Unite has indicated that it is concerned over what it refers to as an influx of "cowboy" companies in the local construction...

Message from Michel and Steven Euesden – Here’s to the next...

WE are truly thrilled to be marking 20 fabulous years,” said publishers Michel and Steven Euesden, while acknowledging the support of all those who...

A taste of EWN’s memorable moments over the past two decades

WE have had many proud moments here at the Euro Weekly News but here is a look into some of our most memorable moments...

EWN staff enjoyed a fun-filled day with the Magic Mirror Costa...

EURO WEEKLY NEWS staff members were treated to a go on a ‘magic mirror’ for their 20th anniversary party with help from Steph and...

WATCH: The EWN family celebrate 20 years of publishing newspapers

THE Euro Weekly News Head Office has been awash with festivities to mark 20 years of publishing newspapers. Publishers Michel and Steven Euesden are incredibly proud and...

Is buying to rent a good investment? 

INVESTMENT is always seen as a bit of a gamble, a way of saving with hopes of a hefty future return. But, in the current climate...

Almeria for cheap housing 

THE HOUSING crisis that struck the Spanish property market more than a decade ago is still evident in Almeria and is reflected in sales...

Prime market activity

STRONG property market activity and growth is being experienced in five of Spain’s key cities, giving potential buyers a renewed sense of confidence, according...

French Real Estate and Brexit Matters: Where to Next?

The housing market in Paris, France continues to defy expectations, with demand continually outstripping supply. Prices are steadily rising, and an era of low...

Construction on other people’s land in Spain

ALTHOUGH it seems somewhat strange, there are quite a few situations in which a property is built, sometimes by mistake and in good faith...

Housing prices hit record high in Malaga

A recent survey has revealed that housing prices in seven locations in  Malaga province have hit record highs. The survey estimated the average price per...

News in Brief

Nike withdraws

POPULAR Sportswear brand, Nike has decided to terminate an experiment whereby it sold its product through Amazon so it can focus on selling directly...

Cut back

THE European Union is to stop funding oil, gas and coal projects by the end of 2021, removing €2 billion of annual investment in...

Piggy Bank

THE Spanish Government has confirmed that it will take more than €3.5 billion from the Social Security reserve fund (the so called government piggy...

Alicante airport passengers up

MORE than 1.4 million passengers passed through Alicante airport in October, 5.8 per cent more than in the same month last year. There were nearly...

Exploring diversity

TORREMOLINOS is to hold guided tours of Begoña Passage a zone famous in the LGTBI community to convey the importance of respecting diversity and...







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Have a Merry Gluten Free Christmas!

This week Celebrity & Fellow Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala cooks a gluten free Christmas pudding for...

Surfing to Sweden

MANY think that Marbella Now TV is just for the English, but it’s not.  It’s for everyone who speaks English as a common language...

The scandals just won’t die

THE head of an FE college spent £150,000 in four years on her corporate credit card, buying lobster dinners, hiring chauffeurs, staying in five-star...

Heritage under threat?

WHEN is all this ridiculous, upsetting and often downright insulting reversed racism going to stop? How long will it take for the authorities to gather...

Who is responsible?

I am the vice president of a gated community with 58 apartments. Outside the gates, we each have bought a garage space for...

Guarantors in rental contracts – How to proceed to recover monies...

AS we have indicated in previous articles, one of the most attractive guarantees that a landlord or owner of a property can request and...

REINCARNATION (Part 3)

Can the consciousness that was the consciousness of a living person reappear in the consciousness of another? In his book The Power Within, British psychiatrist Alexander...

REINCARNATION (Part 2)

Hope you found my last weeks Blog interesting titled Reincarnation which was Part One. You might want to read a transcript about me which was...

REINCARNATION

PART ONE: REINCARNATION The word "reincarnation" derives from Latin, literally meaning, "entering the flesh again. The common definition of reincarnation has been altered from its original...

IS ANYBODY THERE?

How different life would be without electricity. No computers, DVD’s TV’s Radios, mobile phones etc. Life was different in the 1850’s than now, without electrical...

PR cat-astrophe for airline which punished overweight moggy’s owner

Indignant cat lovers the world over have their claws out for Russian airline Aeroflot for punishing an overweight moggy's owner for sneaking him onto...

Dog Rescues Owner From Seizures Every Day

A TWO-YEAR-OLD Labrador named Freddie helps rescue his owner every single day, despite the fact he’s not a trained service dog. Lucy Brown was diagnosed...

CANNABIS Given To Dog To Mask Pain Instead Of Taking Her...

POLICE raided the home of Nathan Sinnitt, 30, in relation to a suspected drugs farm. What they didn’t expect, was to find Misty, a crippled...

3 Essential Life Lessons Learned in Casinos

What’s a person’s life than a string of fortunate and unfortunate events? Luck has been one of the biggest mysteries of humankind ever since...

Discussing the big issues 

The World Health Summit in Berlin has requested governments make difficult decisions surrounding health and climate change. Three important health issues require political decisions...

AI scans for cancer 

Artificial Intelligence is now being used to detect cancer in a pioneering procedure. A new blood test uses AI to quickly scan for brain...

College Star Gymnast Melanie Coleman Dies After A Fall In Training

MELANIE COLEMAN, a 20-year-old junior athlete at Southern Connecticut State University, suffered a serious spinal cord injury while practising on the uneven bars on...

Leicester’s 2 -0 Victory See’s Arsenal Manager Begging For More Time!

Leicester City under the management of Brendan Rodgers are again quite a force as they were when the won the Premiership title a few...

Solskjaer Defends Himself After Manchester United 3-1 Victory

Manchester United took on Brighton on Sunday at Old Trafford and put in a good performance for their under fire manager Solskjaer with a...

CLASH OF THE CLARETS SEES WEST HAM FANS CALLING FOR THEIR...

Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood both celebrated signing new contracts with goals that propelled Burnley to another big win over West Ham United. Last season’s...

Almeria Lawn Bowling Club Mixed Pairs well fought

THE Almeria Lawn Bowling Club Mixed Pairs handicap competition proved to be more popular than the ALBC Fours which it replaced. The club reported entries...

Costa Blanca Trails mountain bike race big sports event of year

MOUNTAIN bikers from around the world will be heading for Finestrat for the Costa Blanca Trails on November 16. In all 1,500 bikers will take...

Too Much Choice: Tips and Tools for Smart Online Shoppers

The amount of choice available on the internet today is a blessing compared to the legwork shoppers needed to do in the past, but...

The Long and the Short of It: The Effects of the...

The Great Depression, which lasted between 1929 and 1939, had far reaching consequences in the United States as well as in multiple first, second...

Twitter in Spain pays less corporate tax than one workers salary

IN a fresh example of tax avoidance in multi billion dollar companies, annual accounts have revealed that the Spanish affiliate of Twitter pays less...

Is Green Building More Expensive Than Traditional Construction?

You may have heard the term "green building" used on several occasions. It refers to the overall use of green building practices and materials...

Wake Up With EWN; Weather, Currency & Finance Tip

Good Morning 🙂 “Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”    Weather: Costa del Sol: Partly Cloudy  26°C | °F...

Wake Up with EWN; Weather, Currency & Finance Tip

Good Morning 🙂 “The first to apologise is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.”   Weather: Costa del...