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Manners make the motorist

I AM on a mission. It may well be a one-woman mission at the moment, but gather round brothers and sisters and let’s see...
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Small Business Day a hit in Puerto Portals

THE Small Business Support Day held last week at Mood Beach in Puerto Portals was a big hit with the delegates and presenters. ...

Cinderella triumphs in Teulada

MORE than 1,000 lovers of musical fantasy descended on Teulada Moraira Auditori in Teulada last week when Tempus productions staged their Spanish version of...

It’s a weird, wyrd world

JAVEA is awash with rumours of evil apparition’s being seen flitting furtively around the narrow, dark, secluded backstreets of the old town. One...

All Rosey at The George Pub, Ciudad Quesada

PINK was certainly the colour to be seen in Ciudad Quesada, as hundreds of fundraisers gathered to support the “Pretty In Pink” Festival. ...

8 people died waiting for first aid after Spanair flight JK5022 crash

AT least eight people died waiting for First Aid after the Spanair flight JK5022 crash at Madrid Barajas Airport in 2008, according to the...

Ferrets to be ‘employed’ at Castellon Airport

MORE than €450,000 has been set aside by Castellon Airport for falcons and ferrets to control animals and birds which could endanger flights. ...

Five-day cruise with Torre del Mar RBL

A TOTAL of 66 members and friends from the Torre del Mar Royal British Legion recently enjoyed a super five-day cruise arranged by the...
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Madrid discotheques opt for aromatherapy

MADRID discotheques are turning to aromatherapy to camouflage “the smell of humanity” that is no longer masked by cigarette smoke. Until the no-smoking...

Velez mayor, Francisco Delgado, says Junta de Andalucia is “lying”

THE Mayor of Velez-Malaga, Francisco Delgado, accuses the Junta de Andalucia of lying to tenants of council houses by forcing them to pay property...

Snake found in cash machine

A RESIDENT in Llodio, Alava, got a shock when a snake came slithering out of the slot of a cash machine when he withdrew...

All mod-cons at Archidona prison

THE new prison under construction in Archidona will have sports and cultural facilities, workshops and a football ground. The prison, which is due...

More teenage mothers in underprivileged regions

THE more underprivileged regions of Spain have higher percentages of teenage pregnancies, according to a study on teenage motherhood in Spain. The study,...

Computer medical prescriptions popular in Spain

THE Spanish no longer visit the doctor more often than other EU members. The average number of annual visits in Spain dropped to...

The Nutcracker in Malaga in December

THE Russian National Ballet will be performing ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Cervantes Theatre in Malaga on December 22 and 30. Initially only the...

Mother jailed for 5 years for dumping baby in bin

A 22-YEAR-OLD Ecuadorian woman has been sentenced to five years and seven months in prison for abandoning her baby in a waste bin at...

Costa del Sol train an ‘absolute necessity’

FOREIGN Minister Trinidad Jimenez described a train service to cover the length of the Costa del Sol as an “absolute necessity”. Jimenez, who...
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Almeria to be connected to France by train by 2020

THE Ministry of Public Works has promised that the high speed railway route between Almeria and the French border will be running by 2020....

El Puche Municipal employee injured by young vandals

A MUNICIPAL employee in El Puche was injured while heading to work after he was hit by a large stone which was allegedly thrown...

A Brief Review of Wincham Consultants and our Inheritance Tax Services

Since Wincham has been writing for the Euro Weekly we have received many enquiries about our company and solution to avoid Spanish Inheritance Tax...

Dominic Steven Powell arrested in Mijas

THE latest Crimestoppers campaign to locate wanted fugitives in Spain saw early success after a wanted man accused of being a paedophile was arrested...

Lorry overturns at kilometre 201 of the A-7

A LORRY overturned at kilometre 201 of the A-7, heading towards Algeciras, on Tuesday morning at La Cala de Mijas, causing tailbacks of more...
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Cancer Support Group in Calvia

KRISTA HYER is doing a wonderful job by bringing together and supporting, people who have been affected by Cancer in their lives. She...

Man arrested in Palma for alleged sexual abuse

A MAN from India, 30, was arrested in Palma for allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl on Calle General Riera at about 6pm. ...