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Little master short step from new record

by Tony Matthews BARCELONA and Argentina footballer supreme, Lionel Messi, is now in striking distance of breaking Gerd Muller’s record for most goals scored...

Cookie dwellings

THE inauguration of a two metre tall gingerbread house was revealed at Bistro Romantica in Javea Park. On Saturday (1 December), the two-floored house,...

Sephardim come home

DESCENDANTS of Sephardic Jews expelled from Spain in 1492 will again be granted Spanish nationality. The right was introduced by Felipe Gonzalez’s government in 1988...

Facelift for Altea

ALTEA can look forward to a €13,631,620 shoreline revamp and two underground car parks. Regenerating the town’s seafront is a priority for the local council...

Heart felt award for Torrevieja hospital

TORREVIEJA hospital has made it into the top 20 list of Spanish health care providers in three different categories. It is one of the...
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The €10billion tourism bonanza

TOURISTS have spent almost €10 billion in the Balearics this year, an increase of 6.4 per cent. Official figures for January to October show that...

Almeria agricultural exports keep growing

PLANT it and it will grow seems to be the maxim among Almeria farmers. September figures for agricultural exports show astonishing growth in every...

Bowling along to Miraflores

IT was a record breaking Miraflores Open Bowls tournament with more than 350 contestants. The bumper entry was a new record for the eight day...

Malaga’s Golden Boy in waiting

MALAGA’S exciting young player Isco Alarcon is amongst the three finalists for the prestigious European Golden Boy award. The prize names the best under-21...

Suffering goes on

WITH many victims of the fires which raged across the Costa del Sol in September still homeless, and some told that their insurance companies...

Congratulations for a good newspaper

Hi Steven, Long time since we spoke. I was in Benalmadena a week or so ago with Joan and picked up your edition dated 22nd...

Hair today, gone tomorrow…?

HAVE you noticed how many Tom Selleck doppelgängers there seem to be of late - in the last few weeks to be precise? If you...

Record number of consuls gather in Mijas

THIRTY-SIX consuls gathered in Mijas to celebrate tourism in the area. The mayor, Angel Nozal, provided a five-course luncheon for the consuls, along with...

Are singles singled out?

SCANNING local media I am impressed by the choice of tempting short break holidays on offer. Up for grabs are three days in Valencia...

No finishing date as A7 road saga drags on

NO deadline can be set for finishing the A7 motorway in the Axarquia area. The National Government has said that it can not even...

Festive moves to bring in trade

SHOP KEEPERS in Nerja are hoping to boost trade with a series of festive measures. They hope to attract more visitors over Christmas with...

WONDER WHY YOU CAN’T MAKE ENDS MEET

WONDER WHY YOU CAN’T MAKE ENDS MEET  Michael Walsh   Careful with your finances; pay your credit cards on time to avoid interest charges?...

Cyclist killed in road accident

A CYCLIST has died after being involved in an accident on the La Marina to Elche road. The cyclist and a car collided on...

Bargain festive buys as price war starts

BARGAINS buys are already being made by shoppers ahead of the Christmas rush as traders reduce prices. This will be the first Christmas in...
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Foul weather denudes beaches in Denia

DENIA’S beaches, eroded during the last storms, need urgent attention. Sand was swept away by heavy seas earlier this month at Les Deveses and...

Carers guilty in acid death case

TWO care home workers have pleaded guilty to involuntary homicide charges following the deaths of two elderly patients. The manager of the Nicolas Salmeron...

Classic cars are talk of Abla

THE small town of Abla roared into life thanks to the buzz of the engines of dozens of classic cars. They drove around the town...
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Mallorca 29 November – 5 December 2012 Issue 1430

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Costa Blanca North 29 November – 5 December 2012 Issue 1430

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