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Man arrested of rape in Torremolinos four years on

A 28-year-old Moroccan man has been arrested after being identified by DNA as the alleged perpetrator of a sexual assault on a British tourist...
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Explosion rocks Gibraltar port

An explosion in Gibraltar port has injured two people this afternoon. The incident happened at the main fuel depot close to where a cruise...

British hooligans run riot in Valencia hotel

POLICE were called to a hotel in Valencia’s port district last week, where a group of 15 British holidaymakers were causing havoc. Hotel staff were...

Anti-rabies campaign in Benidorm

BENIDORM has launched an anti-rabies campaign. This annual vaccine will only cost €11, including an anti-parasite program, through six veterinary clinics until Wednesday June 15. "The...
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Spanish cucumbers not to blame for German E.Coli outbreak

BREAKING NEWS: German scientists have revealed that the bacteria found in Spanish cucumbers did not cause the E.Coli outbreak in Northern Germany. This...

Cant see the broccoli for the trees

GROWING up in Surrey all of us kids would get very excited when we heard the distant but all too slowly approaching sound of...

Malaga pays homage to the Armed Forces

THE Day of the Armed Forces was held last weekend in Malaga, culminating in an event to pay homage to those who have given...

75 more bodies found from AF447

ANOTHER 75 bodies from the ill-fated Air France flight 447 from Rio de Janiero to Paris have been found a day before the secondary...

New logo for ‘Soho’ in Malaga chosen

A PROJECT presented under the slogan ‘Soho Puente’ has been chosen as the logo to represent the ‘Soho’ in Malaga, the art district located...

Mass World hunger in 20 years, Oxfam warns

THE charity Oxfam has issued a warning that some foods will have doubled in price in 20 years time unless the food system is...

Germany battles killer cucumbers

GERMANY continues the fight against a killer outbreak of E.coli that has been traced back to an infected batch of cucumbers. 14 people...

Malaga to New York takes off on Thrusday

DELTA Air Lines and Air France KLM will begin operating direct flights from Malaga to New York from this Thursday. There will be six...

Hiker missing in El Chorro

GUARDIA CIVIL are searching for a man who went missing at El Chorro in Malaga while he was hiking. His disappearance was reported by...

Malaga restaurant staff copied credit card numbers

THE Public Prosecutor is asking for eight years in prison for four men accused of copying the credit cards of five clients of the...

Six African men rescued off Cabo de Gata

LIFEGUARDS rescued six North African men who were travelling on a small boat which was intercepted 38 miles South East of Cabo de Gata....

Nearly one tonne of cocaine seized in International operation

Almost one tonne of cocaine and 160 kg of hashish have been seized in an international police operation led by the Spanish Civil Guard...
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British holidaymaker dies in brutal attack in Portugal

After being left unconscious in a pool of his own blood, a British holidaymaker has died during a brutal attack in Albufeira. Ian Haggath, 50,...
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Spain considers compensation claim over cucumber deaths blame

HEALTH and agricultural officials in Spain have criticized German authorities for creating mass hysteria over a suspected E. coli outbreak that has killed ten...
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Black Eyed Peas choose Madrid

THE Black Eyed Peas have chosen Madrid for their only concert in Spain on July 14, to promote their new album, ‘The Beginning’. The US...

£2 million VAT fraud brothers jailed

Two brothers, who stole more than £1.6m through tax fraud and by stealing from their employees to finance their luxury lifestyles, have been jailed...

British paedophile arrested in Benidorm

A 48 year old British man known only as PFC was arrested last week in Benidorm on suspicion of having carried out sex offences...
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Playboy archive to release on iPad

Playboy has announced plans to make its entire back catalogue available on the iPad, but users will have to pay a subscription fee to...
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Water for Elephants

BASED on Sara Gruen's acclaimed bestseller, ‘Water for Elephants’ is the story of an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting. During the Great Depression,...

M People’s Heather Small

KNOWN for the soulful voice behind 1990s' pop sensation the 'M People', Heather Small is visiting Spain for a concert in Marbella next month....