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Robin Hood

IN 13th century England, Robin (Russell Crowe) and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the...
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DSLR picture quality that won’t weigh you down

Sony’s compact, easy to use NEX-5 and NEX-3 with interchangeable lenses and HD video. Now photographers can enjoy the superlative picture quality and shooting...

Husband: 1; Garden: 0

FAMILY MATTERS WE’RE quite partial to a glass of vino in our house. It’s nice to open a bottle of wine and have a...

My dog won’t stop scratching

I have a young Labrador who never seems to stop scratching himself and is making bald patches in his fur. Why is this? I...

Undie achievers?

AN article under the headline, 'Paedo Bikini' appeared recently in The Sun, which described how the UK retailer, Primark, was selling a skimpy, padded...

Gourmet tapas all the rage

Costa Almeria Living: Gourmet tapas all the rage. WE are still lucky enough across most places in Andalucia to benefit from a free Tapas...
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Announcing Google TV

If there’s one entertainment device that people know and love, it’s the television. In fact, 4 billion people across the world watch TV. Imagine...

You couldn’t make it up

EVER had one of those weeks? ‘Course you have. Mine started bright and early Monday morning. After nearly six weeks of my landline being...

British or Brutish?

DEPENDING on your reasons for being on the Costas the ‘it’ll do’ culture of its leisure scene is either a good or bad thing....

A big thank you to Euro Weekly News

Dear Euro Weekly ( Michel and Steven Euesden ) and Jenni, We are writing to say how pleased we were to have...
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Another approach

DAVID CAMERON visited European Union supremos Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel last week, a sensible move for a man heading a coalition with members...

The perfect poppy

FEEDBACK of any kind is always welcome not least from my mother who after reading last weeks article about volcanoes emailed to say that...
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A Matter of Loyalty

By Sandra Howard  - THIS is the third political novel by Sandra, wife of Michael the former leader of the Conservative party.  Again it...

Gordon Brown Appointed Spanish Minister of Economy

I PROMISED you last week that I'd be revealing to you the 'Secret Formula' that'll make your advertisements work. You may be wondering why...

Considering getting a puppy?

HAVING a pet can be one of the most rewarding choices you'll ever make. However, depending on your situation, having a pet may not...
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Iron Man 2

In "Iron Man 2," the world is aware that billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armoured Super Hero Iron Man. Under pressure from the...
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Time to go

GORDON BROWN was a good chancellor while the going was good and an inadequate prime minister when it was bad but eventually he did...

Dead Like You

By Peter James DEAD LIKE YOU, the sixth in the Roy Grace series by bestselling British author Peter James, tells the police hunt for...

Win some, lose some

Family Matters I TOOK my little girl, Gidg, on a perfect ‘little girl day out’ last weekend to watch rhythmic gymnastics in Andratx. Our...
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Hard times

THREE people died last week in Athens as protesters threw a Molotov cocktail into a bank during last week’s general strike. Elsewhere riot...
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A messy business

A PSYCHOPATHIC double murderer’s exercise of his right to be executed by firing squad in Utah has been received with aversion outside the...

Bitter medicine

A CRISIS-HIT economy, creaking health and education systems are not exclusive to Britain but that is no consolation to the new Downing Street incumbent. ...
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Canine breeding

The canine heat or oestrous cycle varies in length. Many people know that their dog goes into "heat" but do not realize that...
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Well hung, or hung over?

WELL that's the dilemma that faced the UK electorate the morning after the election. Despite the televised debates and the daily onslaught of...