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Animals keep warm at Bioparc Fuengirola

FUENGIROLA - SINCE it was designed, Bioparc Fuengirola has had the wellbeing of its animals in mind. To help them survive the cold winter temperatures,...

Paedophile arrested in Calpe

GUARDIA CIVIL officers arrested a 48 year old German national in Calpe last week on charges of downloading illegal pornographic images of children. The man...
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Spain named best for nightlife and family fun

SPAIN was named most family friendly and best for nightlife in Skyscanner’s global Travel Awards 2011. With cities like Barcelona and Madrid renowned for their...

Burglars even stole the kitchen sink

GUARDIA CIVIL from Adra arrested two men and a woman charged with two burglaries in La Alqueria area, where they took furniture, tools and...

To Euro Weekly,

I would just like to say thank you for our editorial last week, we had one of our busiest days on the day...
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Former Gibraltar workers demand €200m

SPANISH nationals who formerly worked in Gibraltar are demanding €200m in compensation. Between 1943 and 1969, some 12,000 people worked in Gibraltar, and a few...

Gay association denied grants for insulting minister

THE Valencia branch of gay association Colega, has claimed they have been denied grants in the National AIDS Plan. This is allegedly because they insulted...
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Fighting for foreign residents’ rights

THE ASSOCIATION Europeos for España held its annual general meeting at the Club del Mar in Palma last week. The meeting elected the new committee...

It is wine o’clock at Mood Beach this weekend

WINE lovers are in for a treat this weekend as the largest wine suppliers in Mallorca, Bodegas Tunel, are presenting an event at Mood...
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Little Ellie loses her fight

LITTLE Ellie Wilkinson passed away on Monday night following a long battle with an unspecified mitochondrial disease. Ellie was only three years old. Her story, and...
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500 kilos of hashish seized off Almeria

A JOINT operation between National Police and Guardia Civil resulted in the arrests of three people charged with crimes against public health. They were using...

Court overrules the Junta on illegal houses

AUAN reports that a recent judicial decision appears to provide a glimmer of hope for the owners of illegal houses. An Almeria judge rejected the...
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Arrested for receiving stolen goods

GUARDIA CIVIL in El Ejido arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly receiving stolen goods from robberies in homes, warehouses and greenhouses in the Poniente...

Sniffer dogs locate hashish stash

GUARDIA CIVIL at Almeria Port arrested a man and a woman, aged 51 and 40, for a crime against public health, after sniffer dogs...

Free dental care for children

CHILDREN in Almeria Province are able to benefit from free dental care thanks to a programme which the Junta de Andalucia Health Department has...
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Army deployed into Egyptian cities

Friday has seen the biggest and most violent anti-government clashes so far in Egypt as tens of thousands protest against the rule of President...
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Human Traffickers Indicted involving 600 Thai victims

It seemed pretty straightforward: labor recruiters in Thailand approached impoverished rural farm workers—who made around $1,000 (U.S.) annually—and offered jobs on American farms for...
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Distraction cashpoint thieves jailed

A gang of distraction thieves who preyed on vulnerable members of the public as they were withdrawing money at cashpoints were jailed  for a...
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Hereafter

Oscar winner Matt Damon stars in Hereafter, directed by Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood, from a screenplay by two-time Oscar nominee Peter Morgan. "Hereafter" tells...

Taking in a stray cat

Hi Connie, I read your article on indoor cats, we have two, one male and one female, both 10 years old. They were originally house...
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The Italian job

SILVIO BERLUSCONI, Italy’s prime minister, leads a scandalous private life at a time when the public believes politicians should be the epitome of virtue,...

‘We’re all going on a summer holiday’ – so where’s Sir Cliff?

YOU can’t move these days for TV and press ads urging us to book our Summer holiday. Yes, we’re bombarded on all sides by images...

Some encouraging property news

By British Ambassador to Spain, Giles Paxman - THERE’S some good news recently for British people faced with property purchases in Spain that have back-fired, building...

Speedy on wheels

Rincon de la Victoria Sports Councillor, Antonio Sanchez (PSOE) presented the winners of the first Cycling Circuit with their trophy’s and prizes. More than 300...