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Freak weather affects the coast in southern Spain

A heavy hail storm hit Malaga city around 5.30am this morning leaving sights unseen in the capital for many years. A  blanket of white...

Marbella Luxury Weekend website launched

www.marbellaluxuryweekend.com is the official website of Marbella Luxury Weekend, an initiative created and sponsored by the Delegation of Tourism of the Town Council of...

Spanish Royal family not involved in Noos scandal

Judge Jose Castro does not consider there is any evidence, after two years of investigations, linking the Spanish Royal family to the activities of...

Alzheimer’s deaths on the rise in Spain

More people die from Alzheimer's now than they did 13 years ago, with nearly 12,000 victims a year. This makes the condition the most...

Maga Sublime Collection in Automobile Museum, Malaga

Thursday March 7 is the date of the  inauguration of a vintage fashion collection at the Automobile Museum of Malaga. Maga Sublime Collection is a journey...

Costa Women Win The Telegraph “Best of British – Social Club”

Costa Women have won The English Daily Telegraph award for "Best of British - Social Club".   Ali Meehan founder of Costa Women said, "I...

Plan to help mums when giving birth

IN 2012 there were 1,155 births in the Regional Hospital of the Axarquia, one more than in 2011. Most of these were natural births...

Caleta fleet’s €96m catch leads the way

THE Caleta de Velez Port lands more kilos of fish than any other port on the Costa del Sol. It is also amongst the...

Swedish journalists focus on Almuñecar

TWO Swedish journalists visited Almuñecar to carry out a tourism feature on the town. They belong to one of Sweden’s most important newspapers, Dagens...

Costa de Almeria 28 February – 6 March 2013 Issue 1443

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Icy conditions in all of Spain including Costa del Sol

Residents of Malaga woke up to find that the icy weather had arrived on the Costa del Sol. Ronda, Antequera and the Axarquia are...

Briton jailed for murder in Spain

A British man has been jailed for 24 years in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Christopher Chittock, 38, from Ipswich strangled his girlfriend to death while on...

Spain’s entry to the Eurovision chosen

This year's Eurovision entry for Spain has been chosen for the next contest on Saturday May 8, 2013. The group, El Sueño de Morfeo,...

British are the biggest market for low-cost flights to Spain

The UK continues to be the largest market for low-cost airlines to Spain. Ryanair, EasyJet and Vueling accounted for 55 per cent of total...

Spanish tour operator Orizonia goes into receivership

The consumer support group FACUA is trying to help travellers affected by Spanish tour giant Orizonia going into receivership. Thousands of tourists have been...

Ikea in Spain now withdraws sausages

TWO days after withdrawing its meatballs, Ikea has now withdrawn Wiener sausages. The Swedish furnishings store Ikea has had to withdraw Wiener sausages from...

How the moon can help you acheive

'This week the full moon is influenced by the sign of Virgo, which puts the spotlight on your working life.  If you are looking...

Costa del Sol 28 February – 6 March 2013 Issue 1443

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Mallorca 28 February – 6 March 2013 Issue 1443

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Costa Blanca North 28 February – 6 March 2013 Issue 1443

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Costa Blanca South 28 February – 6 March 2013 Issue 1443

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Axarquia 28 February – 6 March 2013 Issue 1443

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British man survives hot air balloon crash in Egypt

A British man is the only survivor after worst hot air ballon crash in Egypt. Michael Rennie, 49, leaped from the balloon's basket after the...

Falling pound affects expats living in Spain

  The continued fall in the pound since the beginning of the year means that every day expats lose £10 from their annual income. Overseas home...