ENGLISH NEWS: Woman dies after plummeting from top floor of Gatwick...

A WOMAN has died after falling from the top floor of a multi-storey car park at Gatwick Airport in England As reported by Sussex Police,...

Mallorca News Top Story: Rescue operation launched after woman injured whilst...

A RESCUE operation was launched after a woman became injured whilst canyoning on the Solleric torrent in Alaró, Mallorca, Spain. After the emergency services were...

Send Calpe town hall a Telegram

MORE than 400 residents joined Calpe town hall’s communications scheme in its first two weeks. The response has been even better than expected, the...

Mallorca News Top Story: Ministry of Education to spend €3.2 million...

THE Ministry of Education have announced their commitment to educational improvements in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain, in 2020. This will see €3.2 million spent on...

Syllabus problems for Calpe pupils on Costa Blanca

THE Ifac secondary school’s Parents Association(AMPA) is organising a petition to widen the Calpe centre’s syllabus. The economic situation of many local families meant...

Calpe’s population inches upwards on Costa Blanca

SPAIN’S National Statistics’ Institute (INE) informed Calpe that on January 1 this year, it had an official population of 22,725.This was 1,092 than in...

ENGLISH NEWS: Man dies after car collides with lamppost and catches fire...

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was killed when a car collided with a lamppost and became engulfed by flames in north...

Alfaz prepares for next year on Costa Blanca

THIRTY girls and young women will be the “Damas” in Alfaz’s Santisimo Cristo del Buen Acierto celebrations next year. The fiestas’ Queen and Juvenile...

Costa del Sol Weather Forecast For Today December 8th From The...

Good morning readers on there Costa del Sol, sorry the weathers a little late this Sunday morning, unfortunately our weather forecaster went to a...

Breaking Marbella News: Car Comes Off The Road And Flies Through...

Police are currently attending the scene where a silver/grey sports car has flown off the road and into buildings. Speed looks to be the cause...

BREAKING NEWS – MASSIVE CAR CRASH BENALMEDENA COSTA DEL SOL

There's been a huge major crash on the AP7 motorway involving at least 15 cars and emergency services are en route. Traffic has totally stacked...

British parents arrested in Costa Del Sol’s Marbella after toddler ingests...

A BRITISH couple and uncle have been arrested in Costa Del Sol’s Marbella, Spain, after a 17-month-old baby fell seriously ill when she allegedly...

COSTA DEL SOL NEWS: Four Frenchmen arrested over drugs ‘settling of...

FOUR French men have been arrested in connection with the death of a Congolese man whose bullet-ridden body was found in Malaga on Spain’s...

New vehicles for Benalmadena Local Police on the Costa del Sol

IN order to keep up with all new developments with regards to crime fighting, the Benalmadena Council is steadily replacing ageing vehicles used by...

Costa del Sol Weather Forecast For 6.12.19 From The Euro Weekly...

Good Morning readers, hope you all slept well, here's the weather forecast today for you on the Costa del Sol. Some rain throughout the...

Costa del Sol Breaking News – Drunk Sea Suicide Attempt In...

Emergency services are at present trying to rescue a woman out of the roaring seas in Torreblanca  Fuengirola. The drunk Danish lady was refused  a...

Brief Alfaz stopover for St Nicholas on Costa Blanca

THE visit to Alfaz by St Nicholas has become a traditional pre-Christmas ritual and this year was no different. St Nicholas aka Sinterklass was...

Costa Blanca Weather Forecast For Today 8th December From The Euro...

Good morning readers on the Costa Blanca, we wake up to glorious sunshine today that shall last throughout the day -making a perfect Sunday! 10...

Alfaz opens the closet in sport on Costa Blanca

ALFAZ’S mayor Vicente Arques inaugurated, Against the Rules, an exhibition at the Pau Gasol sports installation.The itinerant exhibition sets out to eliminate taboos regarding...

Beaches let off lightly in Altea, Costa Blanca

THE recent spell of bad weather left its mark on Altea’s beaches without causing serious damage. Diego Zaragozi, Jose Orozco and Rafael Ramon, respective...

Run for the fun of it in Altea, Costa Blanca

THE traditional San Silvestre run will be held on Friday, December 27, announced Altea’s Sports councillor Pere Barber.The 3.9-kilometre run organised by the town...

A different kind of council for Altea, Costa Blanca

ALTEA’S Children’s Council met recently at the local Social Centre.The first item on the agenda at the meeting presided by Altea’s mayor Jaume Llinares...

Villajoyosa honours former mayor with new square on Costa Blanca

VILLAJOYOSA council has honoured former mayor Juan Segovia Esquerdo by naming a new gardened square in the town after him. Current mayor Andreu Verdu oversaw...

Anonymous hero saves man trapped in house fire in Denia Costa...

AN anonymous hero has saved a man with restricted mobility who was trapped in a house on fire in Denia. The rescuer, who Spanish press...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Elche schoolchildren analyse pollution on Tabarca Island

TWENTY pupils from the IES Nit de l'Albà de Elche, school have spent two days on Tabarca Island in Spain's Mediterranean to analyse beach...

Demonstrators block AP-7 motorway in Murcia in flood protests

DOZENS of people fed up with being flooded out blocked traffic on the AP-7 motorway at Los Alcazares, Spain, yesterday (December 6).  They spread themselves across...

Top ballet in Murcia Costa Blanca

THERE is a treat in store for ballet lovers as the Victor Villegas Auditorium in Murcia Capital will be hosting three ballet events on...

Drink-ride cyclist slapped with €1,000 fine in Murcia today

A CYCLIST in Murcia faces a fine of up to €1,000 for riding his bicycle while triple the legal drink-drive limit in Murcia, Spain,...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Nativity museum by Christmas for Orihuela

ORIHUELA will have a municipal museum of Nativity scenes where the most emblematic figures and scenes of recognized artists will be exhibited.  The Department of...

Music for abandoned animals on the Costa Blanca

AS Christmas arrives at the ASOKA animal rescue centre in Orihuela they are organising their ninth Annual Christmas Concert, STAR. According to Nick Moore the...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS: Petrol station robber struck in Alicante and Murcia

POLICE have arrested a man accused of three knife-point robberies at petrol stations in Alicante and Murcia, Spain. Investigators say he is the man who...

Mingle Bells on the Costa Blanca

THE Campoverde Theatre Group works hard to entertain audiences but also to raise funds for local charities. Its next presentation entitled Mingle Bells which will...

WATCH: Almeria lights up for the Festive Season as the Christmas...

ALMERIA is shining bright for the Festive Season celebrations as the Christmas lights go on in towns and villages all over the province. https://youtu.be/z9rhBQz9uqU Three giant...

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...

Science and industry centre of Costa de Almeria international tourism promotion...

SCIENCE and industry are at the centre of a national and international Costa de Almeria tourism promotion campaign. Representatives from the provincial tourist board, the...

Vera Costa Almeria fraudsters conning Brazilian family copped

A BUNCH of fraudsters who managed to con a Brazillian family out of €15,000 on a false promise of being able to arrange a...

Costa Almeria Christmas celebration in Mojacar with Catholic and Anglican Festival...

MOJACAR’S Anglican and Catholic churches came together to celebrate one of the first events in the Christmas programme, the Festival of Nine Lessons. The festival...

A7 motorway reopens in Nijar Costa Almeria after overturned truck carrying...

THE A-7 motorway in Nijar was reopened to traffic on Thursday morning having been cut off to traffic in both directions for some 20...

Getting ready to rock ‘n’ roll in Adra Costa Almeria

NEXT year’s Juegas Rock festival will be staged in Adra, Mayor Manuel Cortes has announced. Describing the festival as “one of the events with the...

Turre Evangelical Church candlelit carol service for Costa Almeria

THE Turre Evangelical Church is holding its annual candlelit carol service on Friday December 13. There will be a mixture of old and new carols....

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...

Christmas activities in Vélez-Málaga

THE City Council of Vélez-Málaga have prepared a full programme of activities for residents over the festive period. Designed for every age and aimed at...

Mallorca News Top Story: Christmas festivities in Palma de Mallorca

PALMA City Council have organised an extensive programme of activities over the festive season in aim of energising the capital and boosting local trade. As...

Mallorca News Top Story: Intensive care patients granted visits from dogs...

INTENSIVE care patients at Son Llàtzer University Hospital in Mallorca, Spain, will be allowed visitations from canine friends, as long as it is carried...

Mallorca News Top Story: Man arrested in Palma de Mallorca for...

THE National Police have arrested a German man in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, after a warrant was issued for his arrest in his native...

Mallorca News Top Story: Two men arrested for knife attack in...

THE National Police have arrested two men for a knife attack in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, which left two people seriously injured. A manhunt was...

Mallorca News Top Story: Father reunited with daughter kidnapped by her...

AN eight-year long nightmare has ended for Alberto Encinas as he reunited with his beloved daughter Olivia who he had not seen since she...

Mallorca News Top Story: Mallorcan chef joins Climate Change Summit in...

THE renowned Mallorcan chef Maria Solivellas was invited by the Ministry of Ecology to take part in the Climate Summit in Madrid. Joined by professionals...

Mallorca News Top Story: Residents demand parking for Pere Garau market...

RESIDENTS in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, have launched a campaign to demand that the city council builds a car park at the Pere Garau...

Mallorca News Top Story: Computer error lets convicted murderer walk free...

A COMPUTER error at a court in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, has resulted in a woman convicted of kidnapping and murder being able to...

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,...

News in Brief

Overturned trailer kills child

A 12-year old child died from the injuries they sustained when a trailer overturned at a Torremanzanas campsite on Friday evening, according to Spanish...

Alicante jobless rise

THE number of people out of work in Alicante increased by 1,678 in November, putting the unemployment total for the province at 148,954. On the...

Wind power

A COMPANY part owned by Spanish group Iberdrola has been awarded a €1.2 billion contract to build an offshore wind farm near to Martha’s...

Passenger rise

IAG which includes BA and Iberia in its portfolio transported 109.5 million passengers to the end of November this year which sees a 4.7...

Spectacular Xmas display in Costa Blanca’s Alicante

ALICANTE’S traditional Nativity has been opened to the public on the Costa Blanca, Spain. President of the Provincial Government of Alicante, Carlos Mazón inaugurated the...






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