Straw invented to detect date rape drugs by three young girls

Three young girls invent straw to detect date rape drugs.  The three girls who are trying to fight date rape drugs, have created a straw to use...

Mum ties and dresses daughter, 9, in Playboy bunny costume for...

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT A mother in the Gold Coast, Australia, is accused of tying up her daughter, dressing her in a 'Playboy outfit' then...

Mum hospitalised after landlord refused to repair boiler forcing her to...

A woman in Birmingham, England has fallen ill after her landlord refused to fix her boiler, leaving her to wash in a bucket of...

Costa Almeria Guardia Civil detain Tijola rubbish skip fire starter

A MIDDLE-AGED man suspected of setting fire to 11 rubbish skips in Tijola in the early hours of Monday morning is under arrest. Guardia Civil...

Woman attacks FIVE police officers in bust up with Manchester Piccadilly...

'Fight me, fight me b***h, I'll take you down': Woman attacks five police officers after bust-up with Manchester Piccadilly ticket staff.  University student Kimberley Gallacher, 27 was arguing...

Woman, 36, is charged for repeatedly calling emergency services to complain...

A 36-year-old woman is facing a fourth-degree charge after repeatedly calling 911 to report that her parents had shut off her cell phone plan. Seloni...

You are not alone! Help is available on the Costa del...

Cognitive behavioural therapist and life coach Dione Lockyer is a mother and wife who, like many of us, went through periods in her life...

95 year old Pensioner dies after a care home resident hits...

May Miller, a 95-year-old woman, died after she was hit over the head by another resident at her care home. She had earlier complained about...

Cement Mixer Lorry Rolls Over In Dramatic Style On Manilva Roundabout...

Drivers are in shock today on the Costa Del Sol after a cement mixing lorry turned on the Manilva roundabout before rolling right over...

Still Time to Register for Residency for UK Passport Holders on...

ALTHOUGH in theory, there should be no changes in the way British expatriates are treated in Spain until final withdrawal date from the European...

Jack’s Smokehouse Grand Opening in Benalmadena

Jack's Smokehouse is an innovative new American style restaurant which opened on February 14, 2020. It is situated in the stunning Benalmadena Marina where...

Family arrested in Spain’s Costa del Sol for threatening resident with...

THE National Police have arrested three family members in Spain's Costa del Sol for threatening a resident with a shotgun, leading officers to discover a...

The partner of a woman killed and dumped in a bin...

THE Dutch partner of a woman whose dead body was found by binmen in Teulada-Moraira yesterday morning has been arrested after reportedly handing himself...

Costa Blanca’s Alfaz Carnival has children in mind

THE Children’s Carnival starts this Saturday, February 22 in the Costa Blanca town at 11am in the municipal marquee at the La Bolleta car...

Something to talk about in Alfaz, Costa Blanca

TWENTY people attended the first Conversation Club in English session aimed at the Costa Blanca town’s 12-35 age group. The meetings are held at...

Above average blood banked in Costa Blanca’s La Nucia

THE second Blood Donation collection of 2020 at the Pinar de Garatia Health Centre in La Nucia attracted 38 donors, 33 who were suitable...

Costa Blanca’s Calpe maintains Red Cross agreement

CALPE’S municipal corporation voted in favour of formalising the Costa Blanca town’s ambulance agreement with the Red Cross on a temporary basis. The town...

Aircrew Association Costa Blanca pays tribute to longest serving chairman who...

IT WAS with much sadness that the Aircrew Association Costa Blanca recently heard of the passing of its longest serving Chairman and Former President,...

Costa Blanca carnival drag queen contestants camp it up in Cartagena

IT was a night of full on carnival dazzle at the national Drag-Queen 2020 contest staged at Cartagena’s Wssell de Guimbarda sports pavillion on...

Good Samaritan in Spain beaten up for stepping in to defend...

A YOUNG man who stepped in to defend a young woman being attacked by her partner in Murcia had his face beaten to a...

Creating opportunities for Costa Blanca school dropouts in Orihuela

ORIHUELA council’s Youth department has launched a new edition of an initiative aimed at creating opportunities for local youngsters. The ‘Jove Oportunitat’ JOOP programme is...

Top young sailors put to the test in Costa Blanca destination...

SOME of Spain’s top young sailors will be in Orihuela Costa this week to take part in a major national yachting event. The Costa Blanca...

Major investment in social integration in Costa Blanca destination Orihuela

ORIHUELA council has announced a major financial injection into some of the most disadvantaged areas of the municipality. The local authority is investing €632,000 in...

Showcasing Costa Blanca cuisine in Rojales gourmet event

ROJALES is set to be the place to be for foodies with a two-week event offering the opportunity to try some of the area’s...

Works on Costa Almeria road connecting Albanchez and Rambla Aljibe done...

WORKS on the road connecting Albanchez and Rambla Aljibe in Lubrin are done and dusted, the Diputacion de Almeria reported. The provincial administration update project...

Afternoon tea and environmental awareness for Costa Almeria association Dames in...

IT has been a month of activities which began with a cream tea and moved on to environmental matters for the Dames in Spain. Members...

Call for pain control unit at Costa Almeria La Inmaculada hospital

PAIN specialists from across Andalucia are calling for pain control units in all the region’s hospitals, including La Inmaculada in Huercal-Overa. This was one of...

Tax exemption on Costa Almeria constructions and facilities battered by Storm...

NIJAR council has declared of special municipal interest the construction of structures and facilities and works carried out in the municipality as a result...

Celebrating Costa Almeria traditional craft at Huercal-Overa bobbin lace gathering

HUERCAL-OVERA will be celebrating a traditional Costa Almeria craft next month with an event focusing on the skill of bobbin lace making. The local council...

Green light for further energy efficiency improvements in Costa Almeria destination...

IMPROVEMENTS to energy efficiency are set to continue in Mojacar. The council has given the green light to an agreement under which the provincial government...

News round up in brief from Spain’s Axarquia

  Registry Changes NERJA Town Council recently approved the ordinance regulating the registration of applicants and the process of awarding subsidised housing. The agreement will reactivate the...

Spain’s Nerja City Council Approves the Municipal Registry of Applicants for...

Nerja’s city council has recently approved the ordinance regulating the municipal register of applicants and the process of awarding subsidised housing. The proposal has been...

Spain’s Benajarafe And Chilches Prepare To Celebrate Carnival 2020

THE deputy mayor of Benajarafe and Chilches, J. Hipólito Gómez, accompanied by a representative of Benajarafe and members of the Women's Association of Chilches,...

Spain’s La Herradura Prepares Festivities To Honour The Patron Saint San...

La Herradura has already begun to prepare its patron saint's fiestas in honour of Saint Joseph, which will take place from 18 to 22...

Local Police of Spain’s Velez-Malaga Will Have New Bulletproof Vests

The City Council of Velez-Malaga applies a new improvement in the Local Police with the acquisition of bulletproof vests, meeting the needs and demands...

Spain’s Vélez-Málaga Hosts A New Edition Of The Fiesta De La...

The Paseo de Andalucía in Velez-Malaga will be the setting for the celebration of the 'Fiesta de la Candelaria', organized by the Virgen del...

British Mallorca resident infected with coronavirus infection thanks Balearic health services...

THE British Mallorca resident who contracted the coronavirus during a stay in a French ski station has expressed his gratitude to the Balearic Island...

Measures to limit speed and noise on Mallorca’s Tramuntana mountain road

THE Consell de Mallorca is taking measures to reduce speed and noise on the Serra de Tramuntana mountain road. Specifically, the island administration is reducing...

Seven arrests for series of robberies in Palma in Mallorca

SEVEN men suspected of carrying out a series of violent robberies in different Palma neighbourhoods over the weekend are under arrest. National Police made the...

Balearic government to explain drunken tourism ban at Mallorca destinations to...

BALEARIC government Economic Model, Tourism and Employment regional minister Iago Negueruela is travelling to London on Wednesday to explain the ban on drunken tourism...

Claims trawlers killing harmless sharks with machetes in Mallorca

THE Mallorca Blue association claims trawlers are killing harmless sharks with machetes The group posted a video on social media on Monday of the body...

Changes to expansive project to build new Campos school in Spain’s...

NEW information has been released on the proposal to build a new school in Campos in Spain's Mallorca that will have a total investment...

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,...

Gibraltar signs deal with Spanish tobacco company to unite against smuggling

THE Government of Gibraltar in tandem with HM Customs Gibraltar has signed an agreement with JTI, Japan Tobacco International, to protect the legitimate trade...

The Gibraltar Government pays a fond farewell to departing Governor Davis...

THE Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo hosted a farewell party for departing Governor, His Excellency, Lieutenant-General Edward Davis CB CBE after four years...

Voluntary Group Opens New Premises in Gibraltar

CLUBHOUSE Gibraltar has an important voluntary role to play in assisting those who have a history of mental illness to find work and to...

Outbreak of Virus Means that Cruise Ship Doesn’t Stop at Gibraltar

A LINER diverted from planned visit to Gibraltar as 89 suspected cases of Norovirus (Diarrhoea, vomiting and fever) not Coronavirus, hit passengers on board...

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...

Property News: Creating kerb appeal when selling your Spanish property

SHOULD you be considering selling your property there are some simple renovations that can help ensure you get an optimal return on your investment. Whether...

Property News: It’s a law of averages when it comes to...

IT HAS been revealed the average asking price for a home in the UK stands at £306,172, but what would that money buy here...




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Costa Almeria walkers take a hike in the snow

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Costa Almeria cycling classic an all-round triumph

THE Almeria cycling classic was an all-round triumph. Sunday’s thrilling 'Clasica' race attracted 20 of the best teams in the world and reached 64 countries....

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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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