LEADERS’ TV ELECTION DEBATE TRIGGERS FACEBOOK RADAR TO BLOCK POSTS WITH...

ACCORDING to tests run by Sky News, Facebook posts with the word 'vote' have been blocked after leaders' TV election debate, triggering fears about...

FLIGHT PANIC: ‘INTOXICATED’ HOLIDAYMAKER TRIED TO OPEN EMERGENCY EXIT DOOR MID-AIR

A HOLIDAYMAKER tried to open the emergency exit door of a packed Jet2 passenger flight in mid-air, a court heard today. The drunk' holidaymaker, 26,...

Woman arrested for exhibitionism in Palma de Mallorca

A WOMAN has been arrested by the National Police for showing her breasts to children in the La Soledat neighbourhood of Palma de Mallorca...

RYANAIR SPAIN: SPANISH COURT BANS ‘ABUSIVE’ RYANAIR HAND LUGGAGE FEES

A COURT in Spain has ruled today (Wednesday) that Ryanair’s policy of charging customers for items of carry-on baggage is “abusive” and infringes both...

Christmas Postcard Contest in Almuñécar

THE Department of Culture and Festivities of Almuñécar, Spain has announced its Christmas Postcard Contest. In aim of promoting creativity amongst children in the municipality,...

HUDDERSFIELD SINGLE SUPER DAD DEVASTATED AFTER LOSS OF HIS ADOPTED SON

HUDDERSFIELD single dad-of-five Ben Carpenter, 35, is heartbroken after his youngest adopted son suddenly passed away. Ben Carpenter was overjoyed when he was allowed to...

Youngsters given a voice in Huercal-Overa on Costa de Almeria on...

YOUNGSTERS in Huercal-Overa were given the opportunity to put forward their views and proposals at an event staged to mark the International Day for...

Christmas Art Auction in Benahavis Costa del Sol

THERE will be an auction of Christmas Art with part of the proceeds being shared between Triple A Animal Charity and Age Concern Marbella...

Innovation award

THE REWIRE.COM team has won the Best Scalable Solution Award in the recent Global Blockchain Challenge. The team from Málaga presented a digital platform, MAAT, aimed at improving vaccination rates in...

Christmas cheer in Puerto Banus Costa del Sol

CHRISTMAS is fast approaching and La Sala in Puerto Banus, has a great calendar of events  which they are convinced will guarantee the most...

2020 spending plans for Costa del Sol’s Marbella

MARBELLA City Council has proposed a €295 million budget for 2020.  This is €12 million more than in the current year, announced the mayor, Ángeles...

Fighting deadly caterpillars in Benahavis Costa de Sol

WITH support from Malaga Provincial Council, the Benahavis Council has for the fourth year running taken action against the threat of the pine processionary...

Qatari royals behind luxury hotel project for Costa del Sol

THE Qatari royal family has confirmed their intention to invest in building a luxury hotel in Malaga’s port on the Costa del Sol. Ramón Calderón,...

Meteor lights up Costa del Sol sky

STAR gazers had a treat in the early hours of today (November 20) as a slow ball of fire graced the sky above the...

More temporary work for youngsters in Mijas Costa del Sol

WITH a total budget of €5 million for 2019, the Mijas Council has increased the number of staff employed at basic wage for six...

Three men a week arrested for domestic violence in Malaga on...

MALAGA Local Police arrest three men every week for domestic violence.  The news has been revealed in a video the force has made about the problem...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS – BENIDORM CAR PARK WITH A VIEW

BENIDORM town hall will give permission for a €950,000 car park and lookout point near the Poniente beach. This will be constructed on municipally-owned land...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS – MULTITUDINOUS FIESTAS´AFTER PARTY IN BENIDORM

AROUND 35,000 people dressed up for Benidorm´s fancy dress day, now an important date in the town´s tourist calendar and the increasingly popular follow-up...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS – VALENCIA HELICOPTER VITAL FOR LOCAL RESCUES

JAVEA will insist to the Ministry of Public Works that the Salvamento Maritimo helicopter remains in the Valencian Community. The helicopter is essential for the...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS – TRANSMITTING A MESSAGE OF OPTIMISM IN ALICANTE

A GALA supporting children with cancer filled the auditorium at Alfaz’s Casa de Cultura in Alicante recently. The show was put on by pupils from...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS – MOONLIGHT FUNDRAISER FOR JAVEA CHARITY

JAVEA once again demonstrated its commitment to the fight against cancer with 200 people taking part in the Moonlight Walk last week. Organised by Cancer...

Costa Blanca news – Moraira’s Senillar marsh to be refenced

TEULADA-MORAIRA’S Environment department will replace the fencing round the Senillar marsh in Moraira. Sections were blown down during the episodes of gales and high winds...

Costa Blanca news – CHUMS are good friends to have, says...

Members of CHUMS (Friends of Charity), a small, registered charity based in Benidorm and Albir, helped purchase over €600 of food and essentials last...

Costa Blanca news – Rugby honour for La Vila

THE next World Rugby U20 Trophy will be played in Villajoyosa between September 14 and 27 next year. This is the first time Spain and...

Alicante and Valencia urban traffic accident black spots

ONE road in Alicante and two in Valencia are ranked among the top 15 urban traffic accident black spots in Spain. The Avenida de Denia...

Subsidies plan for projects aimed at assisting Alicante foreign residents

THE Alicante provincial government has given the green light to move forward on a plan to award subsidies for projects and activities aimed at...

Back-friendly supports introduced to Alicante city streets on Costa Blanca

ALICANTE has its first ischiatic support benches aimed at sections of the population including the elderly, people suffering from back problems and pregnant women. City...

Heart of Soul in the Costa Blanca

THE very popular Aretha and Los Franklin, a 10 piece band dedicated to soul and the legend that was Aretha Franklin will be appearing...

Russian ballet with a difference visits Murcia Costa Blanca

FOUNDED in 1937 the Igor Moiseyev Ballet was the brain child of one of the greatest 20th Century choreographers of character dance which is...

An evening of Folklore in Lorca Costa Blanca

THE XIV National Folklore Festival Ciudad del Sol will take place on, November 23 in the town of Lorca with groups from the Canary...

Counterfeit cash gang bust in Alicante, Costa Blanca

POLICE have broken up an Alicante-based gang dedicated to the distribution of fake €5 notes. Six people are under arrested, among them the suspected group...

Costa Blanca South’s Age Concern latest news

AGE Concern costa Blanca welcomed a very special guest at an Open Day when Joyce Lee celebrated her 95th birthday with them.  Fittingly for the...

Emergency service move to guarantee rapid response in Huercal-Overa, Costa Almeria

THE Huercal-Overa Emergency Services are set to integrate with the Emergencies 112-Andalucia System with the aim of guaranteeing rapid response times and efficiency. The council...

Almeria police arrest suspected shooter for taking potshots at passers-by

POLICE arrested a man for taking potshots at passers-by from a window of his Almeria city home. Police said 25-year old P.P.A. is accused of...

Wacky Races Villaricos Costa Almeria reports tragic loss of valued member

THE Villaricos Wacky Races team is mourning the tragic loss of one their valued members. Mark Burgess, the owner of the Plaza Bar in Villaricos,...

Almeria producers join protest over threats to Andalucia agri-food sector

THOUSANDS OF Almeria fruit and vegetable producers took to the streets of the provincial capital on Tuesday morning to protest over what they say...

Vera Lions get ready for Christmas on the Costa Almeria

Vera & District Lions got preparation for Christmas off to an excellent start with the successful re-launch of the club’s charity sales store earlier...

Pre-Christmas diary dates for Dames in Turre, Costa de Almeria

THE Dames in Turre have several important dates for the diary in the run-up to Christmas. The group’s next meeting will take place on Monday November...

Excellent year for tourist numbers in Almeria

AN excellent year for visitor numbers in Almeria city according to the city council continued in October with a 25 per cent rise in...

Public flock to Cuevas del Almanzora fiesta on Costa Almeria

CUEVAS del Almanzora Mayor Antonio Fernandez Liria said he was delighted with the success of this year’s fiesta in honour of patron saint San...

#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...

Police officer accused of harassing ex-partner in Mallorca

A POLICE officer from the Guardia Civil has been accused of harassment by his ex-partner after sending several messages to her mobile phone and...

Man arrested for dismembering body in Sa Pobla Mallorca

THE Guardia Civil has arrested a 26-year-old Moroccan man for allegedly murdering and dismembering a man in Sa Pobla Mallorca, Spain in 2018. The victim,...

TaPalma festival set to lure visitors to Palma de Mallorca

THE popular TaPalma festival will commence on Wednesday, November 27, luring locals and visitors to restaurants and bars in Palma de Mallorca Spain. Now in...

Residents evacuated from collapsing buildings in Palma de Mallorca

THE Local Police has evacuated residents from 14 homes in a building in Palma de Mallorca, Spain due to its risk of a collapsing. An...

Fishing barracks to be revived in Portocolom Mallorca

PORTS de les Illes Balears (Ports IB) have announced their plans to restore the Portocolom fisherman barracks in Felanitx Mallorca. Euro Weekly News understand that...

Pedestrianisation of Calle Velázquez in Palma Mallorca

THE work to pedestrianise Calle Velázquez in Palma Mallorca Spain will come to an end in December, we The Euro Weekly News understand, costing...

Olive Tree Day at Mercat de l’Olivar Mallorca

MERCAT de l'Olivar, Palma's oldest market based in Mallorca Spain, will commemorate Olive Tree Day on November 26 with two show cooking workshops and...

New mobility plans announced for Mallorca

THE Consell de Mallorca has announced that it will allocate €6.8 million to extend the network of cycle lanes and pedestrian paths across Mallorca...

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...

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...

Winter Party on the Rock

ONCE again, the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Ministry for Business and Tourism will be organising a Winter Party in Town on...

Ceremonial opening of the new Gibraltar Parliament

ALL of the recently elected MPs were formally sworn in at the Ceremonial Opening of Parliament with a new speaker Melvyn Farrell replacing outgoing...

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...

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

Children hurt in Fuengirola car crash

THREE children aged 10, six and six were amongst six people hurt in a traffic accident on the A-7 in Fuengirola (Costa del Sol)...

Alleged burglar arrested after school break-in on Costa del Sol

NATIONAL Police officers have arrested a 51-year-old Spanish man in Malaga for his alleged involvement in several burglaries after a school was broken into...

Generous donation

THE former Conservative trade minister Timothy Sainsbury, has donated an undisclosed but "substantial" amount to support Liberal Democrat candidate Sam Gyimah's campaign in the...

Less stringent

MEMBERS of the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics have warned that post-Brexit trade deals could see the UK move away from EU standards on...

Unique view

ACCORDING to the SNP, one of the candidates standing for the Brexit party in Scotland tweeted in 2017, “All Christ-rejecting swamps need draining, and...






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Its been raining rather a lot lately in the UK; though flooding has been mercifully light on the basis of the numbers of homes...

Considering segregating a plot? Be aware of the steps to take

THE segregation of a plot can be a useful operation when one is interested in splitting and transferring part of a property by means...

Can he get escritura?

Some years ago I purchased a plot of land by a private contract with the seller.  I could not register the plot in...

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

JEEP is a legendary brand and its Wrangler model has won a reputation for toughness and go-anywhere capability which stretches back to the Second...

Glimpse of the Interior of Aston Martin’s DBX

Into a crowded some say saturated market Aston Martin will launch its first Sports Utility Vehicle. The launch will be on November 20, 2019...

Don’t beat about the bush

IT was one of those ‘gosh, how time flies’ confabs that normally bore the hell out of me. But on this occasion I was...

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...

Costa Women meet ……. Kati van der Hoeven

What is Locked-In syndrome?  Meet Kati van der Hoeven former model and one of the most positive and happy women I know.  How does...

CCCA enjoying the Winter Sunshine

FOR those of us living here in beautiful Spain its been a marvellous summer that, until recently, has just gone on and on!  However,...

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...

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...

Love looking after dogs..?

HOW do our members benefit from HouseSitMatch? Experienced pet carers can find lots of opportunities for pet and house-sitting in Spain and abroad, exchanging your...

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...

MANAGER MAURICIO POCHETTINO FIRED FROM TOTTENHAM

TOTTENHAM fires manager Mauricio Pochettino and Jose Mourinho is reportedly being viewed as replacement Halfway through the 2019-20 season Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino have parted...

A UK FEMALE MMA FIGHTER DIES AFTER RECEIVING CRITICAL INJURY

A BRITISH-IRANIAN amateur female kick-boxer Saeideh 'Sai' Aletaha, 26, suffered a serious brain injury during the K-1 contest at Central Hall in Southampton on...

El Bandido Runners make their mark in Mojacar races

THE 20 runners representing the El Bandido Runners definitely made their mark when they competed in the recent Mojacar half marathon and seven-kilometre race. Not...

Cabrera Lawn Bowling Club Doreen Sands Memorial Trophy

THE Cabrera Lawn Bowling Club has hosted what was the fifth Doreen Sands Memorial Trophy, which this year attracted many new bowlers. The competition is...

Mojacar Bowls Club celebrates annual trophy presentation dinner

THE Mojacar Bowls Club annual trophy presentation dinner proved to be a popular event. Staged on Friday night at the Hotel Continental in Mojacar Playa,...

Rafael Nadal Closes The Year As Nº1 Making History Yet Again

RAFAEL NADAL will celebrate ending the year as world number one after his victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals. Even if he doesn’t...

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...