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Water is most expensive in Murcia

WATER in the Murcia Region costs more than anywhere else in the country. According to figures released by the central statistics institute relating to...

100 living on the streets of Malaga

MORE than 100 people permanently live on the streets of Malaga city, according to Catholic charity ‘Caritas’ and other associations which work to help...

Motril residents up in arms over pay-to-park

RESIDENTS are up in arms after the streets outside their homes were made into a pay parking zone. Neighbours from Las Explanadas in Motril...

Bullying, cockfighting and partying in Palma

THE plight of locals in a Palma neighbourhood who have been left living in fear after a group of squatters took over their building...

Tourists to Murcia plan visit with help from internet

More than 80 per cent of tourists to the Murcia Region planned their visit using the internet. According to the Frontur-Egatur tourism report, 80.1...

Axarquia farmers can sleep easier

NINE people have been arrested and 24 charged following Guardia Civil and National Police operations to put an end to thefts on rural plantations....
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Bar owner attacked by youths in La Malagueta

NATIONAL POLICE are investigating an attack against the owner of a bar in La Malagueta. According to the victim and witnesses, a group of...
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Large families living at home

JUST 32.5 per cent of people aged 29 and under in the Balearics have left their family home. The rest are still living with...

Roberto Lopez Abad six-day struggle to raise bail

REMANDED Roberto Lopez Abad, former managing director of CAM bank was released on €1.5 million bail. Accused by the national high court in Madrid...

Car fraud gang broken up in Almeria

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a total of 24 people accused of belonging to a network that manipulated the mileage on at least 252...

Secretary General of the UGT Andalucia resigns

Francisco Fernandez Sevilla, the Secretary General of Andalucia’s General Workers Union (UGT-A) called an urgent executive meeting on Friday afternoon to announce his resignation...
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100 living on the streets of Malaga city

MORE than 100 people permanently live on the streets of Malaga city, according to Catholic charity ‘Caritas’ and other associations which work to help...

21 years for drugs smuggling

SIX members of a network which brought hashish to Malaga by boat from Morocco have been sentenced to 21 years in total in prison....

‘Persecution’ claims from Calpe trawlermen

CALPE’S fishing fleet remained in port recently, but not because of bad weather. The 14 trawlers were protesting at “constant inspections,” explained Juan Perez,...

Tips to avoid the flu this winter

WITH the peak flu season nearly here it is important to know how to avoid the potentially lethal virus. For a start it helps...

A sweet festival in Mijas

THE ‘Chocolate Festival’ was held in Mijas with the help of Mayan Monkey. The Councillor for Festivities, Silvia Marin, said that the aim was...

Porsche unveils 3 new models of Macan

GERMAN manufacturer Porsche unveiled the all-new Macan during the Tokyo Motor Show, which is being held in the Japanese city until Sunday. The Macan,...

More allotments for Albir

ALBIR’S municipal allotments should be ready for use at the beginning of next year. Work begins next month on clearing land for 30 new...
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Malaga FC plays Villarreal

Malaga Football Club travelled to Valencia last night in preparation for their league match against Villarreal at 8.30pm this evening (November 29). Villarreal is...

Water supply improvement in Pou de Lluca

THE Teulada-Benitachell water consortium is renewing water pipes at Pou de Lluca. This will guarantee a steady domestic supply for Moraira and Benitachell’s Poble...

Mallorca is expecting a cold winter

DRASTIC changes to weather temperatures in Mallorca this autumn have sent locals running for their wellies. Rainfall has barely stopped for the past week,...

Champions League: Valencia 1 – Swansea 0

Valencia beat Swansea 1-0 last night in the most recent game in Group A of the Champions League. Swansea needed to draw to guarantee...
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Wildfire blame game

THE owner of a house where a gardener's bonfire sparked a blaze that raged across the Costa del Sol could be held liable for...

Nerja stands up against gender violence

A CEREMONY at Nerja Town Hall and a tribute to domestic violence victims were two of the events to mark the International Day against...