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36 injured in tornado

A 79-YEAR-OLD woman was amoung three dozen people injured in a tornado in the Valencia Province today (Saturday).The tornado ravaged through the area around...

UPDATE: Death toll rises to 11 in floods chaos

THE death toll from flooding in southern Spain in the past few days has risen to 11.  Five are from the Murcia Province, four from Almeria...

UPDATE: Death toll rises to 10 in floods chaos

THE death toll from flooding in southern Spain in the past 36 hours has risen to 10.  Five are from the Murcia Province, three...

Flooding

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Eight die as floods bring chaos

EIGHT people, including a nine-year-old girl, have died as floods created mayhem across southern Spain.Torrential rain which started before the weekend brought chaos to...
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Eight die as floods bring chaos

EIGHT people, including a nine-year-old girl, have died as floods created mayhem across southern Spain.Torrential rain which started before the weekend brought chaos to...
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iPhone 5 launch in malaga

THE iPhone 5 phenomenon arrived at La Cañada centre in Marbella this morning (Friday) as more than 500 people queued to buy the latest...

Zara steps out to lead way for Spanish giant

ZARA, Spain’s globally famous fashion brand, is soaring to new heights. While it continues to outperform Oysho, Massimo Dutti and Uterqüe, all the brands...

The ‘100 of Marbella’ all set to celebrate 15th anniversary

“One of the surprises - well, not any more as it’s being published in the biggest free newspaper of the Costa del Sol -...

Curtain set to rise on Marbella International Film Festival

THE curtain is almost set to rise on the Marbella International Film Festival. Movie makers, actors, actresses and film critics will converge on Marbella for...

HiFX – international paymets eXpertly done

Just wanted to say a huge thank you for the full-page coverage of or Launch Party in this week’s edition. We are delighted with it,...

An exceptional ex-pat service

HiFX the leading international foreign exchange and money transfer services company, have opened their newest office at Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucia.More than 300...

Awards for torrevieja swimmers

THE XIX Annual Torrevieja Sports Awards 2011-2012 took place at Torrevieja’s Municipal Theatre Saturday. Awards were split into four categories; Best Male Achiever, Best Female...

Jobs boost as largest shopping centre opens

ZENIA Boulevard, the largest shopping centre in Alicante Province, is open for business. The official inauguration took place on Tuesday before opening to the public...

Javea bank does not want your money!

A NON-PROFIT association named the ‘Banco de Tiempo Libre’ (BTL) - ‘Bank of Free Time’  - has been set up in the Javea area....
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Former Palma Arena manager avoids jail

THE ‘Palma Arena’ corruption case saw its second court sentence. Former Palma de Mallorca’s velodrome manager, Jorge Moises pleaded guilty at the last minute, in...
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Velez Malaga Feria kicked off in style

VELEZ-MALAGA’S feria started Tuesday with the opening speech by flamenco dancer Antonio Guerra. This year’s feria will last until Sunday and has a budget of...

‘Beware of power bill scam’ – restaurateur

A COSTA DEL SOL restaurateur is warning others of a power bill scam. Scarlett Smits was informed by telephone that she had a €4,760 Endesa...
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€50,000 news

A TORREMOLINOS hotelier will not have to pay €50,000 to a bank for an improperly informed financial contract, a judge has ruled.
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Flea pest over

AN OUTBREAK of fleas caused by stray cats has been exterminated at Cruz de Humilladero Police Station, Malaga.
© Photo Flickr: Chris Juden.

Speedy query

GABRIEL ECHAVARRI, the PSOE councillor in Alicante, has asked the Government if the AVE high-speed train will operate in the city by mid-2013, as...
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Railway on track

THE second phase of Southern railway access to Alicante will start soon as land has been handed over by railway manager Adif, Mayor Sonia...

Counterfeit investigation

THE former managing director of service company FCC in Baleares, Mateu Estrany, was arrested in Palma along with four others for alleged invoice counterfeiting.
© Photo Flickr: JohnBurke.

Yacht nought

OCCUPANY of berths at Palma Port has fallen by 40 per cent since 2008, according to the International Association of Ports and Harbours.