Costa Blanca news: Highest heights of Motril

SUNDAY December 15 is considered one of the most important events of the local sports calendar in Motril with arrival of ‘La Subida al...

Costa Blanca news: Medieval Market in Almunecar

AROUND 20,000 people visited the Medieval Market in Almunecar since its opening to the public on the Paseo de San Cristóbal. The event has...

News:Elvis and Priscilla, the truth about their Marriage never before revealed!

Elvis and Priscilla, the truth Elvis Presley’s music changed the game, but Elvis didn’t change the world all on his own. His wife, Priscilla was...

Costa Blanca News: Losing kilos, gaining well-being in Alicante

SIXTY patients are taking part in ‘Losing kilos, gaining well-being’ the project being developed by the University of Alicante and the General Hospital of Alicante to...

TOP NEWS: Restaurant throws party of the century to thank elderly...

For over 15 years, Stephen Bellissimo from Florida has been going to the same Chick-fil-A every week. But at his most recent visit, the...

Costa Blanca News: Satellite connection in Júcar

EURONA, the Spanish telecommunications multinational, has signed a contract to connect 24 reservoirs, via satellite, of the Confederación Hidrográfica del Júcar for €70,000 a year....

Costa Blanca News:Firestarter in Cartagena, Murcia

A WOMAN from Cartagena has been sentenced to one year in prison and ordered to pay compensation amounting to €57,200 after she allegedly caused...

Costa Blanca News: Christmas light delays in Alicante

INSTALLATION of Christmas lights in Alicante finally started on Monday with the assembly of the ornamental lighting in the Town Hall, Altamira and La Rambla....

Costa del Sol: Bullying increases in Malaga schools

CASES of school bullying have increased in the last three years despite moves to tackle violence approved in all schools and institutes in Alicante. A report by...

Costa del Sol: Dog developments in Fuengirola

THE WORKS and Infrastructure Department of Fuengirola have begun to improve the environment of the Guau Guau dog park, one of the most used leisure and recreation...

Electric scooter company in trouble after operating without a permit in...

Marbella Town Hall has removed electric scooters from a Spanish company that had started to operate without the necessary permits in the Costa del...

Costa del Sol: Local man dies in Fuengirola street

AN ELDERLY gentleman passed away today in Fuengirola after falling ill in the street. Sources reported that shortly before midday on Camino Condesa, a residential...

Costa del Sol: Malaga taxi prices to increase

TAKING a taxi in Malaga capital next year will be more expensive following a proposal to modify the rates of this public transport service that has...

Malaga’s earthquake emergency plan approved as the Costa del Sol city...

MALAGA Town Hall has approved an earthquake emergency plan as the risk increases. The green light was given to a document that defines the...

Costa del Sol: Street battles in Malaga

NATIONAL Police have opened an investigation to clarify a massive fight that occurred during the night on Sunday in the Las Flores neighborhood. Several witnesses alerted emergency services of...

Soho Boutigue Hotels to open four new hotels in Malaga on...

Malaga hotel chain Soho Boutique Hotels is thriving, as the company announces four new establishments in Malaga city. Area Director Manuel Camacho has explained...

Dramatic rescue of German tourist from Calpe giant rock on Costa...

A GERMAN walker had to be airlifted from Calpe’s landmark Penyal d’Ifach rock after suffering what Spanish press reported was a suspected stroke while...

Alicante aiming to attract LGTBI tourists to Costa Blanca

THE Costa Blanca has its eye firmly on the LGTBI market, and Alicante city wants to make sure it does not miss out. The council...

Entire Costa Blanca hamlet up for grabs on second-hand sales platform

AN entire Alicante hamlet is up for sale on a Spanish second-hand sales online platform for a ‘bargain’ €90 million. The private seller describes the...

COSTA BLANCA WEATHER FORECAST FOR DECEMBER 10TH FROM THE EURO WEEKLY...

Good morning folks up there on the Costa Blanca, looking a good sunny day just blighted by a little cloud on times - have...

Christmas concert at Benidorm Palace Costa Blanca

ON Monday December 23, starting at 9pm there is a special Christmas and New Year concert at the Benidorm Palace. Made up by skilled musicians...

Thousands of kilos of dodgy food products seized in Alicante Costa...

THE Guardia Civil seized more than 19,000 kilos of 'dodgy' food products in inspections of Alicante province markets, fish markets and restaurants. Officers from the...

Ambitious project to promote cycling in Alicante Costa Blanca

ALICANTE council will invest more than €3 million in creating a new cycling and pedestrian platform running from the European Union Intellectual Property Office...

Costa Blanca Weather Forecast For Monday 9th December From The Euro...

Good morning Costa Blanca readers, today you have lovely sunshine but a lot of wind! Wind speeds: Wind: 15 km/h NW Gusts: 20 km/h So avoid walking under...

Costa Blanca News: Murcia Circus Festival at Christmas

MURCIA will play host to its first ever Circus Festival at Christmas from December 12 to 15. A total of 16 companies will take...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Escapes jail after smuggling 2 tons of hashish...

A MAN who helped smuggle two tonnes of hashish into Torrevieja has escaped jail because he had been waiting 14 years for his case...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Bullying on the rise in Alicante schools

CASES of bullying in Alicante province schools is on the rise despite plans for coexistence and against school violence that have been put in...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Bronchitis season starts with 14 young children hospitalised

PARENTS of young children are being warned that the peak bronchitis season is being reached. At the moment 14 children – mostly under the age...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Sex, drugs and violence at Santa’s Grotto in...

THE Christmas spirit seems to be sadly lacking at a Santa’s Grotto in Alicant on Spain's Costa Blanca, with fights breaking out in the...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Raising funds to fight pancreatic cancer

THE Centre of Alicante was brough to a standstill on Sunday when a massive ‘solidarity race was held to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer.  It...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Pedestrian, 63, knocked over by ambulance in Alicante

A 63-year-old pedestrian was knocked over by a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance in Alicante centre on Spain's Costa Blanca today.  According to the Centre...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: 19,000 kilos of ‘irregular’ food seized in Alicante

THE Guardia Civil has seized more than 19,000 kilos of food products from markets, supermarkets and restaurants throughout Alicante province.  They were confiscated due to...

ENGLISH NEWS: Man arrested over suspected Islamist-related terrorism offences

POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of Islamist-related terrorism offences in Bristol, England. The 33-year-old was detained late on Monday night (December 9) at...

Business launch procedure simplified on Costa Almeria

THE bureaucratic process for launching some types of businesses has been simplified in most of the province, the Diputacion de Almeria reported The provincial government’s...

Neighbours’ complaints prompt marijuana find in Roquetas de Mar on Costa...

GUARDIA Civil found 171 marijuana plants growing inside a Roquetas de Mar property following complaints from local residents. Calls to the Guardia from people living...

Record visitor numbers for Costa Almeria ‘Sabores’ food fair

THE ‘Sabores Almeria’ food fair in Almeria city ended with record visitor numbers and sales success, the provincial government reported. Staged over the bank holiday...

Open day success for Zurgena Bowling on Costa Almeria

THE Bowling Club de Zurgena’s first ever ‘open day’ proved to be a great success. The club anticipated maybe a dozen or so people interested...

Mojacar hosts workshop for identifying Costa Almeria tourism target markets and...

MOJACAR played host to a workshop for local tourism sector professionals aimed at helping businesses identify target markets and adapt products to demand. Organised by...

Attempted homicide arrests for brutal Aguadulce nightspot attack on Costa Almeria

TWO men are under arrest for attempted homicide following a brutal attack outside an Aguadulce nightspot which put the victim in intensive care. Two aggressors...

Red Cross opens aid centre to help the needy in Mojacar...

THE Mojacar Red Cross has opened a new centre for assisting the needy. Local Mayor Rosmari Cano inaugurated the clothes and goods centre located in...

Motril City Council pay tribute to the Air Force

MEMBERS of Motril City Council paid tribute to the Air Force by attending a ceremony to commemorate the Patroness of Aviation. Hosted at the Air...

Council make commitment to children and gender-violence in Vélez-Málaga

THE City Council of Vélez-Málaga have made a firm commitment to a range of cultural and social issues in the community. At a plenary session...

Festive celebrations in La Herradura

THE festive season is well underway in La Herradura, Spain, after the opening ceremony for the municipal nativity scene this week. Installed once again at...

Special concerts for residents in Almuñécar

THE talented pianist Javier Herreros enthralled residents in Almuñécar, Spain, with a special concert of great classical works. Hosted at the House of Culture on...

Christmas Markets in Almuñécar

THE first instalment of the Christmas Market in Almuñécar, Spain, took place last weekend, welcoming residents and visitors to a magical festive event. Organised by...

150 poinsettias planted across La Herradura

A FESTIVE atmosphere has spread throughout La Herradura, thanks to the 150 poinsettias planted across its bay and central streets. Bold and beautiful, the colourful...

Fascinating workshop at La Noria Social Innovation Centre in Vélez-Málaga

THE La Noria Social Innovation Centre in Vélez-Málaga, Spain, hosted a thought-proving workshop where the theme of ‘art as a tool for social transformation’...

Granada City Orchestra performance in Almuñécar

THE Granada City Orchestra (OCG) delighted residents in Almuñécar last weekend with a captivating concert of great symphonic works. Performing on stage at the Auditorium...

Mallorca News Top Story: Powerful cause to help victims of gender...

AFTER experiencing first hand the devastating affects of domestic abuse, resident Tina Arvidssoon strived to help women and children who were subject to gender-based...

TOP NEWS: Rapist swallows poison pill moments after being found guilty...

THE man who kidnapped and raped a woman before she was killed in northern France tried to poison himself in court moments after being...

Mallorca News Top Story: Joyous scenes as father of kidnapped girl...

THE father of an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped by her mother in 2011 has revealed that his daughter is “incredibly happy” to be...

Mallorca News Top Story: Barcelona Zoo releases endemic species into the...

ON Tuesday, December 10, the Barcelona Zoo will release 88 'ferrerets', an endangered toad native to Mallorca, into the Serra de Tramuntana. The zoo reports...

Mallorca News Top Story: War rages on between Mayor of Manacor...

THE Mayor of Manacor, Miquel Oliver, has responded to the harsh criticism that Rafael Nadal laid bare in his open letter to residents in...

Mallorca News Top Story: Purebred Mallorcan sheep at the Mediterranean Wildlife...

THE Mediterranean Wildlife Foundation Wildlife (FVSM) in Mallorca, Spain, have announced that 50% of their sheep are purebred Mallorcan variety. Founded in Mallorca in 2002,...

Mallorca News Top Story: Community support for elderly residents in Capdepera,...

IN response to the increasing number robberies and scams taking place across Capdepera in Mallorca, Spain, its City Council have taken matters into their...

Mallorca News Top Story: Agreement made for mountain bike circuit in...

AN AGREEMENT has been made between Esporles City Council and the Ermassets Mountain Club which will see an all-terrain bicycle circuit (MTB) developed in...

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...

Young woman’s death in Tenerife suspected gender-based violence

THE death of a 26-year old woman in Tenerife in the early hours of Monday could turn out to be gender-based violence, ironically coinciding...

Leader of one of Italy’s most violent mafia clans arrested in...

AN Italian man allegedly the leader of a violent group called “the Fourth Mafia” has been arrested in the Canary Islands.  Police say the mafia...

Decades old plastic yoghurt pot washes up on Tenerife beach

A PLASTIC yoghurt pot from the 1980s has washed up on a Tenerife beach. Despite being more than 40 years old, the pot is in...

Book remembers closure of Gibraltar border by Spain

THE Government of Gibraltar has produced 8,000 copies of a new commemorative book to mark 50 years of the closure of the land frontier...

Miss Gibraltar is a contender for the Miss World title in...

IT is 10 years since Kaiane Aldorino became Gibraltar’s first ever Miss World and now the latest Miss Gibraltar, Celine Bolaños is hoping to...

Gibraltar offended by British Ambassador to Morocco comments

THE Gibraltar Government is very unhappy with comments made by the British Ambassador to Morocco H.E. Thomas Reilly who in radio interview warned the...

Gibraltar students promote the Rock in London

A PARTY of nine students from schools in Gibraltar spent several days in London where they visited the Houses of Parliament meeting with various...

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...

House for €5? The housing lottery comes to Spain

IMAGINE buying a house for €5. It seems impossible, but this month the crazy idea is becoming a reality. Start-up ‘Sesortea’ is launching the...

The Spanish renting system: Who pays for repairs in Spain?

Boilers and water heaters breaking down in rental houses and apartments are the most common breakages that tenants and owners alike would rather not...

Prefab bathrooms modernising construction in Spain

Building in Spain has just stepped its game up. Companies in the real estate sector are taking a new direction and committing to the...

Buoyant market in resale properties pushes up house prices in Alicante

A BUOYANT market in resale properties in Alicante has pushed house prices up by seven per cent in the province over the last year,...

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Prison move for Gabriel Cruz killer

THE woman found guilty of killing eight-year old Gabriel Cruz is being moved today Tuesday from the Acebuche prison in Almeria to a jail...

No change on Vera-Cartagena toll

THE AP7 Vera-Cartagena toll motorway is excluded from the 0.84 per cent increase in tariffs on the national network due to come into force...

Cake not hate

A BIG red bus drove into Hull and disgorged a Brass Band, a chorus with adapted pro-remain carols   and an elderly lady with mince...

Election targets

NIGEL FARAGE Brexit Party leader has returned to Barnsley for the second time to congratulate campaigners on their organisation and to say that the...

Irish opinion

THE Irish Foreign Secretary has entered into the Northern Ireland debate by stating categorically that goods coming from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will...







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AS we have pointed out in a previous article, it is possible that after the sale of a property, some building defects, or other...

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Fiat’s cute 500 model has been a style icon since first created back in the 1950s and the current version still has plenty of...

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Olentzero: Northern Spain’s Christmas legend

Olentzero is a popular character in Northern Spain who, according to Christmas traditions, visits towns and villages late at night on December 24 to...

Christmas in Spain: Tió the famous pooping log

Spain is home to some very curious traditions, and never more so than over the Christmas period. One of these bizarre customs is the...

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The former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, the party that forced the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU in 2016, has...

FORMER UKIP LEADER RICHARD BRAINE HITS OUT AFTER WINNING COURT CASE...

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Could Netflix lose 4 Million subscribers soon? Needham and Co was the fourth Wall Street brokerage in two months to cut its rating for Netflix...

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WhatsApp to stop working on MILLIONS of smartphones worldwide in 2020 as it removes support for older iPhones and Android phones and all Windows...

World News:Boeing fined over 3.5 million Euros after it failed to...

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced plans to fine Boeing $3.9 million (around 3.5 million Euros) after it was found that the manufacturer...

Christmas Day Tips for the perfect dinner!

This week Celebrity & Fellow Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala gives us his professional Top Tips for...

Local cuisine main ingredient in Adra Costa Almeria promotional campaign

LOCAL cuisine is the main ingredient in a new campaign aimed at promoting Adra as a visitor destination. Dubbed ‘Adra KM0’, the year-long gastronomy-themed promotional...

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What can house-sitters do to help? Many of you ask me the same question when you join our network. Well, as a house-sitter myself...

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El Clasico  BARCELONA - REAL MADRID Wednesday December the 13th 8.0 pm Referee Named The Real Federacion Española de Futbol have named referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez...

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The promoters of the Russian Grand Prix say they are “confident” the race will go ahead despite Russia’s four-year ban from all major sporting...

Sport:Sports Personality of the Year 2019

Sports Personality of the Year 2019   A shortlist of six contenders has been announced for the 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. The nominees...

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WHAT should have been a fun Saturday under-15s football league match, turned within minutes into a mass scuffle allegedly involving up to 20 young...

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

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