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Man arrested in Palma airport theft

A MAN named as Daniel I. G. has been arrested for allegedly stealing money from the safe at Palma’s Son Sant Juan airport. The...

162 women victims of abuse in just 3 months in Axarquia

IN the first three months of the year, 162 victims of domestic violence were helped in the Axarquia by the provincial government’s Gender Equality...

McLaren to Showcase Heritage and Contemporary Can-Am Models at Goodwood Festival of Speed

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations, McLaren will showcase a selection of legendary models from the company’s heritage collection at this year’s Goodwood...

4 x 4 España helping to raise funds for Emaus children’s homes

On Sunday June 2 the off-road-club 4x4–España will hold an adventurous tour in the La Nucia area. Would you like to enjoy the Spanish...

TOGS Match against Martes Golf Society at Antequera

A 16 strong team played the return match against Martes at Antequera last week for the TOGS/Martes 'San Miguel Trophy'.  Following TOGS 7/1 victory...

Runners in Madrid marathon paid tribute to the victims of Boston bombing

The race began by paying tribute to the Boston victims with a minute's silence. Thousands of runners wore a black ribbon attached to their...

Melilla resident gave sub-Saharan immigrants refuge

FORMER mayor of Melilla, Mustafa Aberchan has explained why he gave refuge to about 40 sub-Saharan migrants who the police were trying to detain....

Hotels and estate agents at odds over rental laws

HOTELS and estate agents are at odds over proposed changes to the law to make the rental market more ‘flexible’. The aim is to...

Walkers enjoyed the rock formations found in Antequera El Torcal

MORE than 40 walkers from Almuñecar took a hike in El Torcal, Antequera. The coordinator of the Municipal Sports Board, Enrique Garin and guide...

Burglaries at farms in the Almeria province

THE plan to combat burglaries at farms in the province has registered another success. Guardia Civil officers have detained two men whom they apprehended...

Iceland workers run for children in need in Torrevieja

FRIENDS and work colleagues Gavin Boyd and Alistair Wilson have raised more than €600 by running from the Iceland store in Torrevieja to the...

Benidorm lose out in annual challenge

BENIDORM Golf Society and British Armed Forces Golf Society took to the fairways of Alenda Golf Course on Wednesday April 24, for their annual Challenge Cup. A...

Toledo murderer of Anabel Segura to be released

TWENTY years have passed since the kidnapping and murder of Anabel Segura, 22. One of the two people imprisoned for the crime is due...

ROLLS-ROYCE Wraith UK debut in Harrods’ window

The UK debut of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ latest model, Wraith. The most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history will be showcased in the window...

Residents of Camposol Urbanisation in Mazarron are taking legal action

RESIDENTS of Camposol Urbanisation in Mazarron are taking legal action over structural issues affecting many properties. Homes have for years suffered from severe subsidence,...

Irish couple find drains blocked by collapsed sewage pipe

DRAINS and sewers: no-one thinks about them until they cause problems. Ray and Anne Flaherty, an Irish couple from Villalonga in the Safor district,...

Tapestry returns to Spain 34 years on

A TAPESTRY stolen in 1979 from the Roda de Isabena (Huesca) Cathedral has been returned. The tapestry was recovered thanks to a Guardia Civil...

No halt to croc watch in Mijas

A CROC watch surveillance team will stay in place in Mijas. The town council will keep a look-out at the Majada Vieja area of...
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Nerja has a cliff path plan

A SCENIC cliff path that has been officially closed for years could be reopened. The Paseo de los Carabineros cliff path that links Calahonda...

Disabled made redundant by Macael mayor

A TOWN mayor has been blasted as ‘lacking humanity’ after making four of five disabled employees redundant. The row over the13 redundancy notices issued...

Fishing thieves arrested and Professional fishing equipment recovered in Santa Pola

The Guardia Civil arrested two people on suspicion of theft of fishing nets in Guardamar del Segura. More than 1,200 metres of professional fishing nets...

Return of wintery weather to Spain

More bad weather across the whole of Spain has set in until at least the middle of next week, says the State meteorological agency,...

El Parque de Elche gets a spring-clean

BENIDORM’S neglected Parque de Elche is being spruced up. Growing criticism of its increasingly run-down appearance has spurred the council into action. Flowerbeds have...
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Street vendor dies after being hit by a car near Playa de Palma

A STREET vendor has died two days after being hit by a car as he fled police. The Senegalese man, Abdoulaye Mbengue, was working...