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Music and dance for all tastes

ROQUETAS DE MAR hosted Oona Fortune and the Rocketeers live in concert as well as a performance by the folklore group Antonio de Torres....

Jazzing it up in Almuñecar

Almuñecar recently hosted its 25th edition of the ‘Jazz en la Costa de Almuñecar’ festival, with performances by the musical formation Ninety Miles, the...

€5m Walkway of Death renovation is grounded

PLANS to start work on a €5 million reovation of the ‘Caminito del Rey’  have been delayed. Malaga Provincial Government has withdrawn the €980,000 it...

Norway’s victims are remembered in Alfaz

MEMBERS of the Alfaz del Pi community, mostly Norwegians, gathered in La Heretaeta Park to  remember the 77 victims killed one year ago in...

Elche set to become more tourist-friendly

ELCHE CITY HALL is working with local businesses in an attempt to develop and promote its local tourism. Mayor Mercedes Alonso says the local...
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Top stars rock Mallorca

JESSIE J, who has been described as having a ‘powerhouse of a voice’, set many young hearts fluttering on Tuesday night when she performed...
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Axarquia 26 July – 1 August 2012 Issue 1412

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Mallorca 26 July – 1 August 2012 Issue 1412

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Costa del Sol 26 July – 1 August 2012 Issue 1412

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Costa Blanca North 26 July – 1 August 2012 Issue 1412

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Costa Blanca South 26 July – 1 August 2012 Issue 1412

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Costa de Almeria 26 July – 1 August 2012 Issue 1412

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Win tickets to see Boney M

BONEY M will be performing at the Sohail Castle in Fuengirola on Friday night and at the Football Stadium in Almuñecar on Saturday night...
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Kerry Katona wowed by Mallorca welcome

KERRY KATONA, well known UK television personality, visited Mallorca last week and has been raving about it ever since! “It was my first...

Prison for former president Munar

THE former president of the Mallorca Council, Maria Antonia Munar, has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison by Palma Provincial...

Cool jazz and hot shopping

Almuñecar Jazz Shopping Night was a ‘resounding success’, according to the town hall. It was held to encourage people to shop locally. The streets...

Six suspects detained for spate of bike thefts

SIX people have been arrested for allegedly stealing 30 bicycles in Almeria Province. The Guardia Civil had been investigating a series of robberies from...
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Thousands honour Virgin

THOUSANDS of people in coastal towns along the Costa del Sol attended processions on Monday during which the ‘Virgen del Carmen’, Patron Saint of...

Go-kart track drives into delayed opening

A GO-KART track originally scheduled to open two months ago, is still not finished, but it is hoped it will be operational early next...

Eviction attempt

EVICTING squatters from the Baños del Carmen, Malaga, is proving complicated as some of them are legally registered as residents there.

Hospital staff set to strike

By Nicole HallettSOME hospital and medical staff are planning a three-hour strike tomorrow (Friday). This stoppage comes just days ahead of a possible ‘indefinite...

Catalan no longer a required language

GOVERNMENT employees will no longer be required to speak Catalan in the Balearic region according to the government’s adjustment to the Public Function Law....

500 beachgoers receive First Aid

MORE than 500 people have received First Aid at lifeguard stations on the beaches of Almuñecar during the first two weeks of July. According...

Safest city

RINCON DE LA VICTORIA is one of the safest cities on the coast, according to Mayor Francisco Salado. This comes after a 23.2 per...