Deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could reach UK

Breaking: The UK's Foreign Office is advising against all but essentials travel to Wuhan because of the coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city.  Experts have...

Electronic music festival travels from Miami Florida to Costa del Sol...

THE Ultra Music Festival is one of the most important electronic music festivals worldwide, which takes place every year in Miami, Florida. Since launching the...

Seven men arrested for the horrific murder of an elderly woman...

THE National Police have confirmed that they have arrested 7 men who are accused of brutally murdering a 74-year-old woman in Spain. The horrific murder,...

Hundreds of Costa Almeria kids set to take part in Nijar...

SOME 1,000 children will be taking part in this year’s school Olympics in Nijar. Organised by the local council in collaboration with the Club Atalayas...

Two-month-old baby hospitalised in Spain after testing positive for cocaine

A TWO-MONTH-OLD baby has been hospitalised in Spain with test results indicating that the child had cocaine in their blood system. The baby had been...

The UK Gambling Industry is Looking Good Going Into 2020

Historically, gambling has suffered from bad press. Naysayers abound and cries of immorality, illegality as well as warnings of addiction and criminality have followed...

Costa del Sol News: Don’t run, just walk! Players raise funds...

On Sunday the boys from Walking Football Spain hit La Cala de Mijas en masse for their annual Sportsman’s Lunch to raise funds in...

Costa del Sol News: TDT set to change in Malaga municipalities.

On February 13, some of the Spanish digital television system TDT channels will stop broadcasting on their old frequencies in 77 Malaga municipalities. The operator...

Costa del Sol News: Free Latin Dance class in Fuengirola

FUENGIROLA Town Council will hold a free Latin dance class on February 7 in the Plaza de la Constitución as part of the start...

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY: Spain’s Andalusia To Use Artificial Intelligence Programme For Cases...

THE Andalusian Health Services have created a specific team to detect and follow up on cases of gender-based violence. The initiative will pilot an artificial...

Costa del Sol News: Job opportunities up for grabs for Mijas...

The Municipality of Mijas has announced that, as of February 15, it will pre-select applicants in a wide range of jobs to serve a well-known...

Live Fuengirola with Love photographic competition on Costa del Sol Spain

THERE will be two photographic competitions organised by the Fuengirola Department of Culture and Youth running on social media and inspired by Valentine’s Day. Entitled...

Keep it clean in Calpe, Costa Blanca

CALPE town hall will target dog-owners in a two-month campaign reminding them to clean up after their pets. Despite a newly-passed bylaw and the threat...

Costa Blanca’s Teulada-Moraira Fishing club’s first 2020 match

FOLLOWING the Christmas break, Teulada-Moraira Fishing Club fished Section E3 of the River Jucar. Due to the number of steps down to the river...

Spain’s Costa Blanca took a battering from Storm Gloria

 STORM GLORIA unleashed torrential rain, flooding and gales along the Costa Blanca coast and brought blizzards inland last Monday. Local authorities were prepared for...

Big donation for Alfaz’s Norway Cup team in Costa Blanca

ALFAZ’S Cadetes junior football team are already in training for this year's Norway Cup next summer. The Norway Cup is the world's largest youth football...

Costa Blanca News: Anti-bullying talk in Alfaz from former victim

THREE HUNDRED pupils packed the gym at Alfaz’s L’Arabi high school for a lecture on bullying. The talk, organised by the Lions Club, the L’Arabi...

Costa Blanca’s Alfaz art comp should depict equality

ALFAZ’S Equality department launched the first edition of its young people’s Art Competition. They are invited to design announcements for the different events for next...

Busy months ahead for Age Concern Costa Calida

THE next couple of months are shaping up to be a busy time for Age Concern Costa Calida. Coming up on Friday February 7 and...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: New Orihuela fire station proposed location in no...

THE proposed location for the new Orihuela fire station is in an area where there is no risk of flooding, municipal mayor Emilio Bascuñana...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Los Alcazares mugging suspects cuffed

GUARDIA Civil have cuffed two youngsters suspected of a series of muggings in Los Alcazares. The Guardia first launched an investigation in November following a...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Tree replanting in Los Alcazares to reap multiple...

LOS Alcazares council is planning to plant some 80 trees in the municipality’s public parks and gardens and green spaces. The local authority is investing...

Costa Blanca News: Help the horses with Rojales charity

EASY Horse Care Rescue Centre is now experiencing the most pressure they have ever been under in the 11 years they have been up...

Triumphant protests in Costa Blanca against controversial Multilingualism law

More than 15,000 people joined the protests in Orihuela against the new law that will demand the use of Valencian in all classrooms in...

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS: Mojacar back at Spain’s FITUR international travel fair

MOJACAR is back at Spain’s FITUR international teavel fair in Madrid this week. A delegation from the municipality is on a stand in the Andalucia...

Countdown to Costa Almeria terrestrial digital TV frequency change

THE countdown has begun to the change of terrestrial digital TV (TDT) frequency changes throughout Almeria. The Sub-delegation of the Government has issued a reminder...

Costa Almeria geological phenomenon the giant Pulpi geode Japanese TV star

PULPI’S giant geode has starred in a Japanese TV programme. The geological phenomenon appears in a 54-minute long episode of ‘Discovery of the World’s Mysteries’. The...

Costa Almeria museum educational innovation aimed at children

ADRA’S fishing museum has a new innovative educational resource aimed at children. The 11-page storybook entitled ‘Las aventuras de Julita la pirata’ (The adventures of...

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS: Cuevas del Almanzora Easter celebrations star of promotional...

CUEVAS del Almanzora’s Easter Week celebrations are the subject of a new video aimed at attracting visitors to the municipality. Cuevas Mayor Antonio Fernandez Liria...

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS: Brushing up Adra’s image with new cleaning and...

ADRA council has announced a major investment in a new four-year urban cleaning and waste disposal management plan aimed up brushing up the municipality’s...

AXARQUIA NEWS: Nerja goes all out for FITUR tourism fair in...

Nerja is beginning 2020 with a new promotion strategy at the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (FITUR). Councillor for Tourism, Gema García, announced the...

Spanish firefighters control raging wildfire in Molvizar despite strong winds

Almuñecar firefighters took part in the extinction of a raging fire in Molvizar. Around 2,000 square metres of land were burnt down on Sunday...

NO TRIAL: Julen’s family will be paid €180,000 in compensation by...

One year has passed in Totalán since the rescue of Julen Roselló drew attention from around the world. The trial to decide the responsible...

AXARQUIA NEWS: Beautiful trails planned for hikers in Almuñecar

Almuñecar is getting the year off to an active start, as the municipal department of sport announces 14 hiking excursions in Southern Spain. The...

Chef with Down Syndrome steals the show on Spanish television

A chef with Down Syndrome from Torre del Mar was left stunned after he got the opportunity of a lifetime. The young man was...

COSTA DEL SOL NEWS: Special deals in Fuengirola for Valentine’s

Businesses, restaurants and hotels in Fuengirola are offering promotional packages as part of the first edition of ‘Vive Fuengirola con Amor’. The event that...

MISSING IN THE STORM: Fears mount in Spain as man disappears...

FEARS are at an all time high after a man disappeared in Mallorca, Spain after going canyoning. It is understood that a 27-year-old man had...

Storm Gloria smashes record for highest ever wave in Spain’s history

THE Atlantic Storm Gloria has not only caused devastation across Spain, but it has also shattered records. The highest ever recorded wave in the Mediterranean...

Football pitch to unite vulnerable children in Spain’s Mallorca

A NEW football field will be built in Palma in aim of benefiting the most vulnerable children in Mallorca, Spain.  Located on Calle Manuel Azaña...

Hit-and-run in Spain’s Mallorca leaves 14-year-old girl seriously injured

THE Guardia Civil are appealing for information after a 14-year-old girl was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Mallorca, Spain. The minor was struck by...

Spain’s Palma de Mallorca issues warning about abandoned vehicles

THE City Council of Palma in Mallorca, Spain, has begun its crackdown on abandoned vehicles in the city, removing 26 cars on Monday, January...

Police launch manhunt after vandals target religious artefacts in Spain’s Mallorca

THE Local Police are appealing for information from residents after a large stone cross was stolen from Binissalem in Mallorca, Spain. The monument, which is...

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,...

Sunbathers help migrants washed up on beach in Gran Canaria, Spain

SUNBATHERS in Gran Canaria, Spain, have joined forces with emergency workers to give water, food and clothes to a group of migrants who arrived...

Gibraltar Customs Officers seize 1500 cartons of cigarettes and a small...

IN the early hours of the morning of January 22 whilst carrying out a routine patrol in Gibraltar territorial waters, officers from the Customs...

Civil Servants from Britain, Gibraltar and Spain will meet in Madrid...

THE preparatory technical meeting between officials from the Governments of Gibraltar, the United Kingdom and Spain which was scheduled for January 14 and was...

Brexit–The Implementation Period and Gibraltar

IN order for the UK Withdrawal from the European Union to take place a similar Gibraltar Withdrawal Bill will need to be approved by...

Ongoing power cuts more than an irritation to Gibraltar business and...

FOR years the people of Gibraltar had been serviced by a rapidly deteriorating and old generating station, so when the new Power Station was...

Investors flock to Spain as 1,000 apartments are put on the...

SPAIN has enticed international property investors after 1,000 apartments across the country have made their way onto the market for a mere starting price of...

INVESTMENT GAME: Hotel investments in Spain drop by 51 per cent

Hotel investment in Spain dropped in 2019, following two years of record-breaking figures. The numbers are in, and they reveal that investment in the...

PROPERTY IN SPAIN: The ins and outs of gifting real estate

Donation in the Spanish legal system is recognised as an act whereby a person freely gives one thing to another, who accepts it. This...

PROPERTY: New Spanish government cracks down on rental prices

Renting in Spain is a complicated process that is acerbated by the sky-high prices of recent times. The new Spanish government has proven its...


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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...

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

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Entering the exciting world of online casino gaming can be daunting, with a range of different sites, games and rules to remember in order...

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This week Celebrity Chef & Fellow Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala shares some New Year tips to...

Scotland’s women’s rugby team triumphs over Spain ‘Las Leonas’ in Costa...

THE Scottish national women’s rugby team triumphed over Spain’s ‘Las Leonas’ in an exciting international staged at Almeria city’s Juan Rojas stadium on Sunday. A...

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS: Mojacar council full support for Andalucia laido martial...

MOJACAR council has given its full support to the Andalucian Iaido martial arts team, which last weekend staged a training session in the municipal...

2020 DAKAR WINNER: Spain’s Carlos Sainz wins his third Dakar at...

THE Spaniard, leader from the third stage onwards, finishes an impeccable race mastered as only Sainz can, with commanding skill, blistering speed and faultless...

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COSTA Almeria football club C.D. Adra Milenaria has set its sights on the senior team rising to professional level. Adra council explained the club has...

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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...

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