Debate over Mum who left self-isolating daughter home alone

A MUM who decided to leave her seven-year-old daughter home alone while she did the school run has caused debate on 'mumsnet' with many...

Man sexually abused daughter and faked kidnapping

A MAN was arrested in Madrid for sexually abusing his daughter for three years and faking she had been kidnapped so he could collect...

Breaking News: Football Legend Diego Maradona Has Passed Away

BREAKING NEWS: Football legend Diego Maradona has passed away after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest. The 60-year-old Argentian superstar, who underwent successful surgery after a...

Breaking News- UK foreign aid to poorest nations to be cut

RISHI Sunak went back on the Government's commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of GDP on foreign aid as he said it was 'difficult...

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Invitation issued for Municipalities to Join the Guadalinfo Network

AN invitation has been issued for municipalities to join the Guadalinfo Network in Almeria. Maribel Sánchez Torregrosa, delegate for the Junta de Andalucía in Almería,...

Naturist Beach Area Residents Send SOS for Vera Playa

NATURIST beach area residents have sent an SOS for Vera Playa as worrying beach erosion causes flooding danger. The VeraPlayazul association has been highlighting the...

Almeria Council to Extend the Help Available from the Coopera Program

THE Provincial Council for Almeria has agreed to extend the help available from the Coopera program for Almeria. This will see 52 municipalities receive up...

Guardia Civil stops CBD business network selling illegal marijuana

A HUGE Guardia Civil bust stops a CBD business network from selling illegal marijuana after the legal selling of the oil was being used...

Earth Shakes in Almeria as Earthquake Hits in the North Alboran Sea

THE earth shook in Almeria as an earthquake hit at nearly midnight. The Almeria capital city was shaken by a 2.1 on the Richter scale...

Skiing season will have to wait

DESPITE everything being ready to start the skiing season at Sierra Nevada ski resort on November 28, the opening will have to wait. The Granada...

Recent News in Brief from the Island of Mallorca

Tram service Even though it admits that it may not have funding available, the Mallorca Council wishes to resurrect the 2010 plan to introduce a...

Lonely Planet Suggest These 3 Spanish Destinations for Winter Sun

LONELY Planet, the world’s top travel publisher, has included three Spanish destinations in their recent top 10 list of ‘Where to find Winter Sun’...

Swimming 555 kilometres for Cancer Support Group

PHILIP JAMES BABER is swimming around the entire navigable 555 kilometres of Mallorca to raise funds for the island's Cancer Support Group but with...

Residents remove burning butane cylinder from building

THERE was quite a scare just after midnight on the evening of November 23 when a butane cylinder burst into flames in an apartment...

Council is collecting formerly loved toys for vulnerable children

THE Department of Social Services in Andraxt has launched a campaign to collect toys under the headline 'For Christmas no child without toys: Give...

Christmas toy appeal to ensure “no child goes without”

Christmas toy appeal to ensure "no child goes without". THE Civil Protection Association in Rincon de la Victoria has launched a campaign to collect new...

New shaded area and sports court for pupils in Velez-Malaga

A new shaded area and sports centre for pupils in Velez-Malaga. A new shaded area and sports centre is to be installed at the CEIP...

Free training courses in Rincon de la Victoria

Free training courses in Rincon de la Victoria. THE Delphos Local Administrative Public Agency of the Rincón de la Victoria City Council has announced free...

Switched on: Eco-friendly lighting in Sayalonga

Switched on: Eco-friendly lighting in Sayalonga. Sayalonga Council has begun replacing public lighting in the town, replacing old fixtures with more environmentally-friendly lower energy consumption...

Riogordo takes on new staff to step up anti-Covid measures

Riogordo has hired extra staff to clean and disinfect the streets and public buildings. MALAGA City Council gave the local authority €23,847.90 to take on...

Killers of Maria Villar Galaz sentenced to 80 years

KILLERS of Maria Villar Galaz, a Spanish woman murdered in Mexico, sentenced to 80 years María Villar, niece of the former president of the Spanish...

FIFA announce candidates shortlisted for The Best Football Awards

FIFA announce candidates shortlisted for seven of the individual trophies that will be presented at The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony on December 17,...

Free Vegetables in Cuevas Del Almanzora to Protest Low Prices

FREE vegetables delivered across Cuevas Del Almanzora to protest the low prices that farmers are receiving. The low prices that are being driven by unfair...

Warning over slimming product after “fatal adverse reactions”

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS), has issued a warning over the use of a particular slimming product after "fatal adverse...

Body recovered from crashed plane by Guardia Civil divers

DIVERS from the Central Group of Underwater Activities (GEAS) of the Guardia Civil and the ROV Comanche de Salvamento Marítimo, recovered the body of...


Policia Nacional arrested man for online auction fraud

POLICIA Nacional has arrested a 38-years-old man in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, for online auction fraud. The man reportedly ran a collectors website...

Three arrested for stealing €15,000 from a 99-year-old woman in Tenerife

THREE people have been arrested by Policia Nacional officers for stealing €15,000 from a 99-year-old woman in Tenerife. Two of the three people arrested were...

Three killed after motorcyclist hits two pedestrians in Tenerife

Three people were killed when a motorcyclist hit two pedestrians in Tenerife. A MAN, 40, a 61-year-old woman and another woman whose age has not...

Millions in European Funds to Provide Tents For 7,000 Immigrants

MILLIONS in Europeans funds will be used to provide tents for 7,000 immigrants in the Canary Islands. 43 Million Euros from European Funds will be...

Spaniards to spend 10 per cent less on gifts this Christmas

SPANIARDS are expected to spend 10.45 per cent less on gifts this Christmas according to a consumer study, with the total amounting to €240. Most...

Fines for holding phone

THE Guardia Civil may be able to fine drivers for having a mobile phone in their hand even if they are not using it. The...

Gibraltar Government given £500 million UK loan guarantee

THE Government of Gibraltar in the form of Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo has welcomed the Written Ministerial Statement on Gibraltar’s Covid Response filed today...

Police Seize 2500 Litres of Petrol from La Linea Drug Traffickers

POLICE in the Campo de Gibraltar seize 2500 litres of petrol and other supplies from drug traffickers on two boats. Police in the Campo de...

WORLD NEWS

Algarve Voted The Best Beach Destination In Europe

ALGARVE Voted The Best Beach Destination In Europe in the World Travel Awards 2020. Portugal's Algarve region has been voted the Best Beach Destination, for...

Portugal records 79 COVID deaths and has 432 patients in ICU

PORTUGAL records 79 COVID deaths and has 432 patients in ICU, according to data published on Wednesday, November 18, which also sees 5,891 new...

Avalon celebrates after being shortlisted ‘Best Funeral Plan Provider’ for the second consecutive year at the Personal Finance Awards

Avalon Funeral Plans is delighted to announce that it has been nominated in the Best Funeral Plan Provider category for a second year at...

Portugal sees record number of coronavirus infections in 24 hours

Portugal sees record number of coronavirus infections in 24 hours. Portugal has reported a new peak of positive coronavirus infections with 6,640 cases in the...

Swedish crime gang fugitive wanted for murder arrested in Barcelona

A SWEDISH crime gang fugitive, who was under a European Arrest and Surrender Order, wanted for the murder of two rival gang members, has...

Volvo’s most extreme crash test

IN their most extreme crash test ever, Volvo Cars dropped several of their new vehicles multiple times from a height of 30 metres. To allow...

Sweden and Germany removed from England’s travel corridors

SWEDEN and Germany have been removed from England's travel corridors, meaning anyone travelling into the UK from either of these countries will need to...

Surge in Covid-19 cases sees Sweden impose ‘eight per table’ diners rule

Sweden has imposed an 'eight per table' diners rule amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has also urged people living in...

155kg of marijuana and 60kg of hash found inside vegetable pallets

GUARDIA Civil have seized 155kg of marijuana and 60kg of hash after officers found them stashed inside 26 vegetable pallets destined for Italy. Seven people...

Italian Schoolgirl Launches Movement to Reopen Schools

Italian schoolgirl launches movement to reopen schools, as a rise in cases causes many to return online. An Italian schoolgirl has started a movement to...

Milan bans outdoor smoking

MILAN City Council has approved a regulation to improve the quality of air, which amongst other measures, bans outdoor smoking from January 1, 2021. The...

Drawing believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci

A CHALK drawing of Jesus Christ discovered recently is believed to be a previously unknown work by Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. The discovery was...