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Robber screaming “Police” pushed his way into strangers home and beats...

A man from Chester, England was left with life-changing injuries after a robber burst into his home and attacked him with a gin glass. Wesley...

Save the Children rewards Costa Almeria school for work on defending...

SAVE the Children has rewarded a Cuevas del Almanzora school for its work on defending and promoting the rights of the child. A representative from...

Spain’s Malaga CF Former Owner Ordered Before The Court As Possibly...

Sheikh Abdullah Al-Thani’s Malaga CF's previous ruler before the Club recently went into administration has been ordered by the court to make a full...

Public need to do their bit to prevent mosquito nuisance in...

ACTION aimed at preventing the proliferation of mosquitos in Roquetas de Mar is producing results but the public need to do their bit too,...

Costa Almeria carnival celebrations come to an end in Mojacar marking...

CARNIVAL celebrations came to an end in Mojacar with the traditional ‘Burial of the Sardine’ on Ash Wednesday, marking the start of Lent. Following Holy...

Malaga agrees to Argentine parrot cull on the Costa del Sol

AT the end of last year, the Provincial Council of Malaga demanded clear guidelines on how to address the control of the growing populations...

Fuengirola highlights the power of equality on the Costa del Sol

FUENGIROLA Town Hall has developed a complete programme to highlight the towns equality. New workshops will be launched that aim to empower women and...

Fuengirola to Malaga train times extended on the Costa del Sol

THE plenary session of Fuengirola have unanimously approved the request to extend the operating hours of the train that connects with Malaga at night during summer. Specifically, the proposal includes urging...

Missing British mother and baby tracked down to Benalmadena apartment on...

SPANISH authorities in Malaga have today located a 34-year-old British woman, who had given birth at the Hospital Materno Infantil, at the request of...

The Sephardic Tradition is Explained to School Children in Costa del...

SPAIN and the South in particular has a long history of settlement from various cultures going back to the Romans and of course the...

Third Annual Job Fair in Part of Spain where Unemployment is...

FACED with the uncertainty of workers abilities to cross from Spain to Gibraltar by the end of this year due to Brexit, local councils,...

Possible Site Announced for New University on the Costa del Sol...

IT was as long ago as 1992 that the concept of a university to be situated in Estepona was first considered but it is...

Spanish group dressed in Nazi Uniforms cancels Holocaust-themed parade after backlash

Spanish carnival troupe whose Holocaust-themed parade outraged Jewish human rights groups and Israel's embassy in Madrid has cancelled its remaining shows. The troupe has also...

Two new cases of Coronavirus detected in Madrid and one in...

Madrid and Valencia have confirmed a total of three new cases of infection of the Coronavirus.  Spain has registered 14 positives in just three days...

New role for Island on Costa Blanca

THE Costa Blanca resort’s town hall will ask coastal authority, Costas, for permission to have control of Benidorm Island. It has now remitted a...

Costa Blanca’s Calpe town hall pays off its debts

CALPE council’s last plenary meeting approved the Costa Blanca town’s 2020 Budget with the votes of the Partido Popular-Ciudadanos coalition. The local government will...

Love me, love my dog in Calpe, Costa Blanca

A CALPE dog-walker received a four-month prison term for punching another dog-walker who pushed his dog out of the way. The Alicante High Court...

Films and wine will converge in Alfaz, Costa Blanca

TOURISM councillor Luis Morant recently attended the latest meeting of the Designation of Origin Wine Routes’ Regulatory Council in Alicante City on the Costa...

Costa Blanca’s La Paloma drains more money

PILAR de la Horadada ́s council coffers have suffered a new but unsurprising blow over the unfinished Mariana Baches cultural centre building that ́s...

SAT Shop switch in Montesinos, Costa Blanca

SAT Animal Rescue have a new location for their Los Montesinos charity shop, after moving from the town ́s main street, Avenida de Mar....

Costa Blanca’s Vega Baja hospital boost

PLANS for a major expansion of the Vega Baja Hospital in Orihuela have been approved by the Valencian Government, but no timescale for the...

Shock death of well-liked DJ on the Costa Blanca

A POPULAR Costa Blanca entertainer and radio DJ, Dean Alexanda, died from a heart attack last week as he was preparing to do an...

Big bag of cash on the Costa Blanca

A CARTAGENA woman had a piece of good fortune on Sunday when her handbag containing over 10 thousand euros was snatched from her, but...

Record breaking budget in Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA council has announced a massive rise in its annual budget, which would make it the biggest-ever budget in the authority ́s history. Mayor...

Overhaul of Costa Almeria bridge for better access to Turre sports...

THE provincial government has given the go-ahead to a project to transform the old bridge in Turre connecting the village with the sports ground. Diputacion...

Improved safety and accessibility measures for Costa Almeria traffic hub in...

VERA council has carried out a series of works at one of the town’s traffic hubs which are designed to improve safety and accessibility. The...

Green light for budget aimed at “improving residents’ lives” in Costa...

CUEVAS del Almanzora has approved the 2020 municipal budget, which Finance councillor Maribel Alarcon said is aimed at improving residents’ lives. The budget puts income...

Museum plans for Costa Almeria heritage site in Zurgena

PLANS are afoot to convert Zurgena’s Molino chimney tower into a museum. The Junta de Andalucia’s Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration delegation in Almeria...

Costa Almeria workplace accident leaving victim fighting for life leads to...

AN accident at a Lucainena de las Torres greenhouse construction site in which an employee was run over by a tractor has led to...

Young Costa Almeria muggers nicked

TWO young muggers accused of robbing at least six people in Almeria of their mobile phones and valuables are under arrest. Police said the 18-...

The Local Police of Vélez-Málaga arrests a woman in Torre del...

A woman from Vélez-Málaga in Axarquía has run over her partner, causing him very serious injuries. The events occurred last Saturday, February 22, at...

Almuñécar presented the prizes for the 2020 Adult Carnival Contest

The Carnival of Adults put the finishing touch to the events of 2020 organised by the Department of Festivities of the Town Hall of...

Almuñécar awards the schoolchildren of the drawing contest “Colour your Rights”

The Department of Social Policies, Family, Equality and Health of the Town Hall of Almuñécar has made public the result of the drawing contest...

La Herradura celebrated the Children’s Carnival with a great parade and...

A large children's parade gave rhythm and colour last Sunday to the Carnival Party of La Herradura. The good weather and the excellent temperature...

The Abierto Sexitano Shopping Centre will hold its first Almuñécar Outlet...

The Association of the Abierto Sexitano Shopping Centre of Almuñécar will hold the First Almuñécar Outlet Fair from February 28 to March 1 at...

The amphibious assault ship Castilla will dock in the Port of...

The amphibious assault ship Castilla will dock in Puerto de Motril, in Axarquía, next Friday, coinciding with the Andalusian Day holiday. The Castilla will...

Mallorca short film competition up and running

THE fourth edition of the Port Adriano short film competition is up and running. Amateur and professional filmmakers have until May 17 to present works...

Mallorca government presents 2020 sports event calendar

THE Mallorca government has presented its calendar of sporting events for 2020. Consell de Mallorca President Catalina Cladera and Tourism and Sports councillor Andres Sierra...

Mallorca NOMADS am-dram society’s version of Alice in Wonderland resounding success

THE North of Mallorca Amateur Dramatic Society’s highly alternative take on timeless tale Alice in Wonderland proved to be a resounding success. Performed at Alcudia’s...

Second edition of Mallorca Cycling Festival confirmed

THE second edition of the Mallorca Cycling Festival has been confirmed. The event will take place in Consell on October 2, 3 and 4. Last year’s...

Average Balearic Island pension below national average

THE typical pension in the Balearic Islands is below Spanish Security System national average. Figures from the Employment, Migration and Social Security Ministry reveal that...

Balearic Island tobacco sales plummet 55 per cent in 15 years

TOBACCO sales plummeted 55 per cent in 15 years in the Balearic Islands. Figures from the Tobacco Market Commissioner reveal the massive drop in sales...

First patient diagnosed with coronavirus in Spain released from hospital

THE Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands have confirmed that the first patient diagnosed with coronavirus has been discharged from the General Hospital of...

Plane crashes into the sea in Spain’s Canary Islands after suffering...

THE occupants of a plane have miraculously survived after the aircraft they were travelling on crashed into the sea in Spain's Canary Islands. As reported...

Identical twins arrested in Spain after one sat driving test exam...

TWO identical twins have been arrested after one of them took the place of his brother for a driving licence examination in Spain.  The investigation...

Colombian cocaine smuggling ring that got €3 million into debt broken...

A COCAINE smuggling ring that was bringing large quantities of the drug to the Canary Islands has been broken up.  After 12 months of investigation,...

Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP is Appointed Chancellor of the University of...

THE Gibraltar Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, has appointed Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP (Speaker of the UK House of Commons) as the new...

Guardian Angels Donate Books to Promote Sustainability to Children in Gibraltar

THE Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations has been supported by the Guardian Angel Foundation to promote social and environmental...

Miss Gibraltar contestants sign up hoping to become Miss World

THE last few years have seen some problems in recruiting sufficient contestants for the Miss Gibraltar Pageant but 2020 has seen a great response. Already...

Border Fluidity Discussed as Spanish Foreign Minister Meets Campo de Gibraltar...

AS Britain, Gibraltar and Spain get ready for their first Joint Committee meeting in Algeciras, the eight mayors on the towns in the Campo...

Property News: Identifying buyers types in Spain

THE kind of person who purchases a property can be broken down into five broad categories. To begin with, there is the first-time buyer, typically...

Property News: Getting your money’s worth when buying in Spain

ARE you paying a fair price for your home in the sun, or is the owner being overly optimistic with the asking price? Try...

Property News: Avoiding time-wasters when selling your house in Spain

IT’S a sad fact that there are a lot of time-wasters or voyeurs out there who want to come and look around people’s houses...

Property News: Licence to build your dream home needed in Spain

SHOULD you be thinking about building your dream home from scratch or making major changes to your existing house, it should be noted that...








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The city of Teruel in Northern Spain is the romantic setting for a tragic love story. It is said that the legendary events took...

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THE Spanish Canary Island of El Hierro has been claiming to be a leading exponent of sustainable energy for years.  And it is backing up...

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Britain wants to stop drinking, and health authorities aspire to help the country achieve it. According to a recent survey, two thirds of regular...

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The weight of a regular A4 sized notebook is around half a kilo or 1.1 pounds. If textbooks weigh the same and eight-year-olds have...

Caring for the elderly: A booming business

Life expectancy continues to grow exponentially in Spain, as it nears 83 years on average. Not coincidentally, Spain is among the first countries with...

Health and Beauty News: Spotty solutions for skin outbreaks

THANKS to the internet, everyone is an expert. Searching for an acne cure? Hello, apple cider vinegar. When it comes to our health, should we really be...

Health and Beauty News: Eco-friendly beauty that is sustainable and ethical.

EVERYONE has their favourite beauty and care products. It’s rare to find products you couldn’t live without, but just how sustainable are they?  You...

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IT’S no secret that our time is more precious than ever before, and it can feel like a constant battle to fit everything in...

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IN the words of the inimitable Andy Williams, where do I begin? Perhaps allow me to give a brief insight into my life, a...

Motoring News: New Land Rover Defender as tough as a tank

THE Land Rover Defender has always been a symbol of strength and the new model is the toughest and most capable vehicle yet, combining...

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My name is Willow -  I am a 28-year-old mother living and working on the Costa del Sol. I’m here wanting to tell you my...

Good scores for Costa Almeria Aguilon golf club members

THERE were some good scores in Aguilon Members Club most recent outings. Particular congratulations go to Mike Esposito for achieving a hole in one on...

Chelsea rumoured to offer £25m plus Kepa for Jan Oblak in...

Chelsea propose Kepa Arrizabalaga swap deal with Atletico Madrid for Jan Oblak. The offer includes a swap for out-of-favor goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga plus £25million as...

Chelsea Taken Apart By Bayern Munich In The Champions League 0-3

Chelsea 0 Bayern Munich 3 Match Report From Adam " Football with Brownie " Brown Someone call the Police as I think Football fans have been...

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale launches global esports team

Gareth Bale has come under scrutiny in recent times with many thinking his exit from Real Madrid is firmly on the horizon as his...

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With the increasing need of the eCommerce industry, entrepreneurs are looking to set up an online store to sell their products and services. With Shopify,...

What Bitcoin holds for the future?

Launched exactly eleven years ago, Bitcoin is a type of digital currency – which means a form of money that exists electronically, rather than...

5 Tips on How to Boost Your Credit Score

Your credit score represents your creditworthiness. It shows how active and responsible you are when it comes to your loans. It is also a...

UK company invests in mega solar projects in Spain

UK-based solar energy company, Solarcentury, has secured new financing to build two of the largest solar plants in Spain.  UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s...

Expat Money: Do Comparison Sites Really Offer the Best Deals?

As an expat, you'll probably be used to shopping around online for virtually everything. Flights, currencies, entertainment, insurance, and everyday items all feature heavily...

Solar power deal as electricity company Endesa looks to go 100%...

ELECTRICITY company Endesa has taken another step to decarbonising its energy generation mix by 20250.  Through its renewables subsidiary Enel Green Power España, it has...

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