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Spanish cuisine serves up tasty delight for tourism

IT’S not just sunshine that makes Spain attractive to tourists. Local cuisine is also a huge draw, with tapas and national dishes thought to...

Luis Suarez hoping for offer from Real Madrid

Liverpool player Luis Suarez has revealed that he would find it hard to refuse a request from Real Madrid Football club. Speaking in a...

European Commission investigates Spain’s refusal of EHIC

The European Comission is looking into claims that some Spanish Hospitals are refusing to give free treatment to holders of the European Health Insurance...

Butterfly Ball 2013 in aid of Rhys Daniels Trust

THE Euesdens exploded onto the Costas around 18 years ago. Since then they have earned a reputation for straight-talking and holding black-and-white views on...

Girl power takes off…

THE LECHERITAS, the Costa del Sol’s coolest three nine-year-olds, have launched their single. The official video of Take Me to Marbella by last night...

Mercedez-Benz AMG ‘hot hatch’ has gone on sale

THE first high powered compact Mercedez-Benz AMG ‘hot hatch’ has gone on sale, and is claimed to be the ‘hottest hatch ever’. The A...

Spain is making money – Country’s first trade surplus since 1971

FOR the first time since 1971 Spain exported more than it imported. A €634.9 million trade surplus was reported in March, bringing a 62...

Sport that puts football in the shade

MOST presume football or cricket to be our favourite sports. Not at all, witch-hunts are far more popular and always have been. It is...

Getting by with a little help from my friends

I THINK I have finally cracked it. The reason many of us expats love life on foreign shores cannot entirely be explained by the...

Inferno given a dousing

CRITICS have been in overdrive rubbishing Dan Brown’s latest thriller, Inferno. "A plot rammed to bursting point with guide-book factoids." (Boyd Tonkin, The Independent.) ...

Time to lock up the evil hate preachers before blood flows

I CAN’T remember how many yonks ago I warned that until the clerics of hatred ceased teaching their followers that Islamists who murder ‘Kuffers’...

Axarquia 30 May – 5 June 2013 Issue 1456

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Costa Blanca South 30 May – 5 June 2013 Issue 1456

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Costa Blanca North 30 May – 5 June 2013 Issue 1456

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Mallorca 30 May – 5 June 2013 Issue 1456

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Costa del Sol 30 May – 5 June 2013 Issue 1456

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Costa de Almeria 30 May – 5 June 2013 Issue 1456

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First male couple wed in France

Two homosexual men have married in the south of France, becoming the first same-sex couple to wed in the country since a controversial change...

Remains found in Lanzarote believed to be of missing British woman

The remains of a woman have been found at the bottom of a cliff in Lanzarote. The Guardia Civil believe it could be those...

Atletico Madrid player signs deal with Monaco

Atletico Madrid’s striker, Radamel Falcao is set to sign a five-year deal with Monaco, with a release clause, according to Marca sports paper. Travelling...

Local beaches winning coveted blue flag status

TWO more Almeria beaches have been awarded sought-after blue flags for first class facilities and cleanliness. San Miguel in Cabo de Gata and Descargador...

Don’t work yourself out of a job

THE lingering economic crisis has triggered a mass exodus of young talent from Spain. There are few jobs to be found and morale amongst...

A 15th five-star Euro NCAP rating for Renault thanks to Renault CAPTUR!

Renault Captur has been awarded a five-star rating following passive tests carried out by Euro NCAP. The result was achieved despite further harshening of...

Spain’s tennis players are struggling at Roland Garros

India's Somdev Devvarman has gone into the second round of the men's singles event at the French Open with a straight-set win over Spain’s...