Succulent Christmas tree takes the internet by storm

PEOPLE are seemingly obsessed with non-traditional Christmas trees this year, and succulent trees have proved to be no exception. A mum has posted a photograph...

Man is beaten with a golf club and stabbed to death by his ex in-laws

A FORTY-year-old man was allegedly beaten with a golf club and stabbed to death by his ex-girlfriend's mother and sister after he tried to...

NHS hospitals could have COVID vaccines ready as early as Wednesday

ACCORDING to reports, NHS hospitals across the country could have COVID vaccines as early as Wednesday, December 2. Matt Hancock, the UK Health Secretary, has...

BREAKING: Romain Grosjean Breaks Silence Over F1 Fireball Car Crash

Romain Grosjean Breaks Silence After Car Burst Into Flames And Ripped Apart In F1 Crash. Romain Grosjean has sent a reassuring message to fans saying...

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Mediterranean corridor still blocked

MARIFRAN CARAZO and Jose Ramon Diez de Revenga, respective heads of Almeria and Murcia’s Public Works departments, met recently in Pulpi. They coincided on the...

A message of hope for Carboneras

CARBONERAS is putting up more Christmas lights than usual this year. Parque Andaluz and a section of the Paseo Maritimo promenade as well as the...

Extra day for unwieldy rubbish in Huercal-Overa

HUERCAL-OVERA residents have an additional day for putting out large unwanted household items for collection. These will now be picked up on the 1, 11...

Roquetas port plans revealed

ROQUETAS is closer to getting its new harbourside fish market. Carmen Crespo, who heads the Junta’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Sustainable Development together with Marifran Carazo...

Macael takes an ambitious step

ALL parties on Macael council voted in favour of obtaining UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage status for local marble quarrying. The first step involves requesting that...

First winter snow covers Sierra de Los Filabres

THE storms that hit Almeria in late November brought snow to high ground for the first time this winter. The Calar Alto observatory and other...

Tobacco industry in Balearics gasping for breath

ONE hidden negative effect from the Covid-19 pandemic to the economy of the Balearics has been the enormous slump in the sale of cigarettes...

Tree planting as part of a long-term strategy in Palma

THE Palma Council is determined to increase the amount of green spaces in the City and has a target of planting 10,000 trees in...

British singer and California based director collaborate in Mallorca

HAVING just release the first single from his debut album William Clapson (Jack in Water) has begun a collaboration with Mallorquin video director Chuchie...

Furloughed mothers not entitled to childcare

FURLOUGHED mothers may not be entitled to childcare payments legal advisors have warned. Depending on the type of ERTE (furlough) they have, by ceasing to...

Spain and Italy are united against gender violence

DURING the meeting of the most senior politicians from Spain and Italy in Palma on Wednesday November 25 the bulk of matters discussed centred...

Granada Doctor Dies From Coronavirus

GRANADA Doctor Dies From Coronavirus due to health complications Tomás Ureña Fernández, aged 58, yesterday, Saturday, November 28, became the third medical professional in the...

BMW Clocked At 207kph On Motril A-7 By Police Helicopter

BMW Clocked At 207kph On Motril A-7 By Police Helicopter Pegasus Travelling along with the A-7 in a white BMW X4, doing 207kph, where there...

Improved air quality at municipal pool

A NEW air conditioning unit and humidifier have been installed at Torrox municipal pool. THE ventilation system represents an investment of just over €130,000 to...

Velez-Malaga prioritises social investment amid Covid pandemic

VELEZ-MALAGA Council has approved the municipal budget 2020 giving priority to social investment. THE total budget amounts to €106 million, of which €14.4 million will...

First municipal plan to tackle gender violence

THE town's first municipal plan to tackle gender violence has been approved for the next four years in Rincon de la Victoria. COUNCILLOR for Social...

Spain’s Canary Islands Set To Accept Covid Antigen Tests To Allow Winter Sun Holidays

SPAIN'S Canary Islands Set To Accept Covid Antigen Tests To Allow Winter Sun Holidays With Demand Still High. A deal to accept Covid antigen tests...

Head-On Collision After Driver Flees from Police in Madrid

HEAD-ON collision after driver flees from police causes multiple injuries in Madrid. The incident occurred on Sunday on the M-40 at kilometre 19. A vehicle...

Brown bear shot by hunters

A BROWN bear was shot by hunters in Palencia, the Junta de Castilla y Leon Ministry for Development and the Environment reported. The adult female...

Player refuses to observe minute’s silence for Maradona

A SPANISH football player, 24, refused to observe a minute’s silence for Maradona at a match yesterday, Sunday, November 29. The 24-year-old player for women's...

Coronavirus Figures in Spain’s Catalonia Continue to Fall

Coronavirus Figures in Spain's Catalonia Continue to Fall. The risk of resurgence in Catalonia continues to fall and is now 196 points, thirteen less than...


WE WANT OUR HOTELS BACK

A Demonstration by Canarians and British ex-pats has led to calls for the return of hotels to their normal use. This Friday just passed 27...

Canary Islands On Yellow And Orange Alerts For Bad Weather

CANARY Islands On Yellow And Orange Alerts For Bad Weather this weekend The Canary Islands are bracing themselves, as AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency, via...

Tenerife man arrested for stabbing aunt in the neck

A MAN, 37, was arrested in Tenerife after stabbing his aunt, 67, in the neck in broad daylight, because, he claimed, she had made...

Canary Islands immigrants transferred to Malaga

THE Government has begun to transfer the first groups of immigrants from the Canary Islands to mainland Spain, including Malaga. There are currently 5,500 illegal...

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’...

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...

ECOLOGISTS DEMAND ‘SUB’ ALERT

Ecologists are demanding that the presence of a naval attack vessel is confirmed in Gibraltar. The Green sea ecologists in action have demanded Spain admit...

Assets of Gibraltar Drug Dealer Confiscated

JUDGE has ordered that the assets of a convicted Gibraltar drug dealer be confiscated A judge has ordered that assets totalling more than £100,000 of...

WORLD NEWS

Portuguese Hunger Strikers’ Vigil Outside Lisbon Parliament Enters Third Day

PORTUGUESE Hunger Strikers' Vigil Outside Lisbon Parliament Enters Third Day with no Dialogue Forthcoming from the Government yet The hunger strike by a group of...

Brits Flocking To Live In Portugal Hits Record Numbers

BRITS Flocking To Live In Portugal Hits Record Numbers since the Brexit referendum results It has been reported by the UK government that since the...

Brit Cannabis Tycoon Splashed £3m on Red Wine

MAXIMILIAN White is set to become Britain’s first cannabis billionaire and his huge net worth comes with expensive tastes, including a red wine collection...

Portuguese Police Find 12 Million Euros Stash Of Cash In Lisbon Raid

PORTUGUESE Police Find 12 Million Euros Stash Of Cash In Lisbon Raid, their biggest ever amount seized An undercover police raid in Lisbon this week,...

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...

Italy Reports 20,648 New Coronavirus Cases With Stricter Measures to Come

Italy Reports 20,648 New Coronavirus Cases With Stricter Measures to Come. Italy reported 541 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, November 30, against 686 the day before,...

Latest Coronavirus Figures from Italy

LATEST Coronavirus Figures from Italy' Show a Slight Decline. Italy has reported 686 COVID-19-related deaths on Saturday, Novemeber 28, against 827 the day before, and...

Ancient Marble Returned to Rome by Guilty Tourist

AN AMERICAN tourist has returned a piece of ancient marble stolen during a 2017 holiday in Rome to an Italian history museum. Italy’s National Roman...

Liverpool suffered defeat at home in the Champions League

LIVERPOOL suffered an embarrassing defeat at home after they were decisively beaten 2-0 by Atalanta in the Champions League. The loss, which came as no...