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Happy New Year!!

We have been delighted to be of increasing service to you over the last 12 months, and look forward to your continuing support throughout...
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No change of nationality for Jabugo

CURED ham produced in Jabugo (Huelva) will not have to share its name with Chinese rivals. China’s trademarks office rejected applications by two...
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Spain asks Italy for more troops for Lithium Route

SPANISH troops in north-east Afghanistan are trying to agree with their Italian counterparts over joint protection of the ‘Lithium Route.’ More than 1,000...

Benalmadena drug ‘baroness’ posed as local shopkeeper

EIGHT Colombian nationals, aged 28 - 68, were arrested in Benalmadena, where they were running a cocaine trafficking operation. The investigation began in...

Spanish police net US murder suspect, Andrew Robert L

POLICE in Barcelona arrested a fugitive wanted for murder, aggravated robbery and illegal weapons possession in the USA. Andrew Robert L, 41, allegedly...

Man throws son, against wall in Valencia

A 25-YEAR-OLD man was arrested in Valencia for throwing a pushchair against a wall with his four-year-old son inside. Three women who say...
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Club Taurino Mojacar visits Cajamar Research Centre

THE Club Taurino de Mojácar horticultural visit to El Ejido, on a beautiful January day was a two part excursion, firstly to the Estación...
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Baleares International College hug for charity

STUDENTS from the Baleares International College celebrated International Hug Day by selling hugs for charity. The idea was dreamt up by Laura Penn...

Glaucoma Awareness Month in Torrevieja

GLAUCOMA Awareness Month has just started in Torrevieja and as a public service, Specsavers Opticas Torrevieja is offering free eye health seminars at their...

‘300 Millas A3 Moraira-Trofeo Grefusa’ Competition

SOME 23 boats participated in the 11th ‘300 Millas A3 Moraira-Trofeo Grefusa’ which sailed from Moraira Nautical Club headed for the Grossa Island in...

Electric monthly bills using readings in Spain

ELECTRIC bills in Spain could once again be issued every two months and based on the real meter readings, if a proposal from the...

Precautions to ensure safety of Sierra de las Nieves visitors

THE Environmental Department will control and restrict access to the higher areas of the Sierra de las Nieves due to the snow. Access...
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Big spenders choose Cabo de Gata for holidays

THE Cabo de Gata – Nijar Natural Park is a favourite with tourists who have a high spending power, according to a new survey....

Spain top in EU for nights spent in hotels

MORE nights were spent in Spanish hotels last year than anywhere else in Europe, and that’s official. Despite the tough economic climate, Spain registered...

First National Ice Skating Association British Competitive Test

THE first ever official National Ice Skating Association British Competitive Test was held at the King's Bastion Ice Rink in Gibraltar. Eight of...

Granada taxi drivers to become tour guides

GRANADA’S taxis will offer tourists the choice of nine routes throughout the province which will visit areas such as Salobreña, Almuñecar, Sierra Nevada or...

‘Contract killer’ changes story in Santa Pola murder trial

A MAN who killed another in Santa Pola has changed his testimony and exonerated the victim’s partner. Miguel Fuster initially confessed to killing...

Going for gold

BAR Imanyo go for gold Bar Imanyo a traditional Spanish Bar quite a way inland in Daya Nueva have heard about Paul Cunningham Nurses...

MISSING: Francisco Javier Cabello from Malaga

THIRTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD Francisco Javier Cabello has been reported missing from his home in Malaga city since January 13. He is 1.78m tall and was...

Woman sues transsexual son-in-law over visitation rights

A 79-YEAR-OLD grandmother is taking her transsexual son-in-law to court for allegedly not allowing her to see her granddaughters. As a Valladolid court,...

Casa del Burro closes in Rute, Cordoba.

A DONKEY refuge in Rute, Cordoba, has had to close due to lack of funds. The Casa del Burro, founded in 1999 by...

Neighbourhood Watch ‘impressed’ by Torrevieja’s security cameras

TAKE a look around while you walk through Torrevieja or wait at traffic lights and you are bound to have noticed some of the...
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Hunter convicted for killing his dog

A HUNTER has been convicted of torturing and killing his dog, Trui. The 69-year-old Santanyi man was sentenced to three-months in prison, but...
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Octogenarian artist gives Town Hall a painting

AN EXHIBITION by the inventor of ‘Sonism,’ (the visual description of sound), opened on Tuesday January 17 at the Mojacar Pueblo Art Centre. ...