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Wins for Roy in Oslo, Mark in Monaco and Luke at Wentworth

FOOTBALL... Last Saturday, England beat Norway 1-0 in Oslo with an early Ashley Young goal - getting manager Roy Hodgson’s reign off to an...

Merry Murderesses win talent contest

THE winners of this year’s Spain´s Got Talent were the Merry Murderesses of Tererros with their very funny rendition of he had it coming...

Queen’s Jubilee charity event in Guadamar

AS part of the growing number of Queen’s Jubilee events taking place this weekend, there is another one to consider at El Raso near...

Graffiti sprayed on councillor’s walls in Orihuela Costa

THE walls and gates of Orihuela Costa Councillor Bob Houliston were sprayed with ‘political graffiti’ on Thursday night. It read ‘Sold 2 PP...
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Behind Blue Glass premiere in Costa D’en Blanes

The premiere of a new film for Mallorca, ‘Behind Blue Glass’ was at Mood Beach Bar and Restaurant in Costa D’en Blanes on Monday...
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Pirates raise €50,410 for children’s charity

PIRATES ADVENTURE raised €50,410.25 from this year’s charity premiere. Of that they are paying €2,948 to the Support Charley Fund, with the remaining...

Puerto Banus set for Marbella Luxury Weekend

ALL that glitters and delights the senses will be on display for four days in Puerto Banus at the Marbella Luxury Weekend. From...
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Turre Music Festival this Sunday

Music will start from around 4.45 - 5.00pm as we are going to do a final sound and light check before we start on...

German arrested in s’Arenal brawl

A GERMAN man was arrested for allegedly leaving a man unconscious after punching him in s’Arenal Friday night. The 29-year-old was with a...

Rising unemployment on the Balearic Islands

THE number of people on the dole in the Balearic Islands rose by 2.8 per cent in the first quarter of the year, bringing...

Pensioners in churches and hospitals robbed in Palma

A WOMAN was arrested for allegedly robbing elderly people in public places in Palma de Mallorca. She targeted people in hospitals, churches, elderly...

Two Brits injured in balcony plunges in Magalluf

TWO British holidaymakers were hospitalized within a three day period after falling from their Magalluf hotel balconies. The first was a 24-year-old woman,...

Carer denies giving tranquilisers to babies

A CARER accused of sedating babies at a kindergarten in Vigo denies having given them tranquilisers. The woman, who was a carer at...

Man jailed for 18 years for killing sister in Alfaz

A man has been jailed for 18 years for killing his sister. The 25-year-old shot his 17-year-old sibling while she was sleeping at their...

Roche limits credit to Spanish Hospitals

PHARMACEUTICAL giant Roche is limiting credit to 12 Spanish hospitals which have exceeded the company’s 700-day time limit. The Swiss manufacturer will not...

Violent robbers pretended to be Guardia Civil

A GANG which used Guardia Civil uniforms in order to mug lorry drivers has been arrested in Madrid. The investigation began in October...

Woman to pay ex-husband €4,500 a month

A COURT has ordered a woman to pay €4,500 a month in maintenance to her ex-husband over the next five years. He also...

Man kidnapped 3 times in 2 months

A MAN was allegedly kidnapped three times in two months. His kidnappers, two men and a women, face a combined 62-year prison sentence if found...

Manhunt for El Altet bank robbers

POLICE are searching for three armed bank robbers. They allegedly held-up a bank in El Altet in the Elche Municipality and made off...

Taxi service ‘saved’ for Finestrat and Alfas

THE 25 taxi drivers based at L'Alfas del Pi and Finestrat have rejected a proposal for the creation of an integrated joint area running...

Salobreña golf course plans rejected

THE Junta de Andalucia has rejected plans for a golf course in Salobreña. The golf course was planned in an area known as...

Asian fruits prosper on Axarquia lands

STUDIES have shown that two Asian fruits, the lychee and the longan have adapted well to the environmental conditions on the Axarquia coast. ...

El Borge mayor takes up cleaning to save money

THE Mayor and municipal staff of El Borge have begun doing the cleaning themselves to save money. The first to set an example...

Families spend less on clothes since recession

FAMILIES spend 40 per cent less on clothes than they did before the onset of the current financial crisis. Last year, the average...