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The Euro Weekly News wishes you all the best for 2014!

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers and advertisers a happy and successful 2014! Thank you for your...

Inmate escapes amongst crowd

AN inmate at a Seville prison hid amongst the visitors and escaped. According to prison authorities, he escaped from the communication department where he...

New draft presented on abortion law

FURORE has been caused after a draft abortion law was presented by the government. The Justice Minister, Alberto Ruiz Gallardon, presented the draft for...

Illegal food and drink products seized

MORE than 2,000 Guardia Civil have taken part in a campaign to prevent the sales of illegal food and drink products over Christmas. They...

New look for Altea in the New Year

Altea seafront will get its long-awaited facelift when work starts on January. Paula Sanchez de Leon, the national government’s delegate to the Valencian Community,...

UNED goes the distance for less well-off students

DENIA’S Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (UNED) has 15 per cent more students this year. There are now 1,706 enrolled at Spain’s version...

Cocaine hidden in rose shipment

A MAN has been arrested in Palma after Guardia Civil found cocaine hidden in the packaging of a shipment of roses he received from...

Woman arrested after day of unpaid for luxuries

AN ITALIAN woman, 46, was arrested after treating herself to luxuries amounting to €4,200 which she decided not to pay for. National Police report...

What can we expect from 2014?

2014 begins tomorrow with more expensive energy and transportation costs but with the minimum salary frozen at €645.30 a month here in Spain. On...

Michael Schumacher injured in skiing accident

MICHAEL SCHUMACHER, former Formula One champion is in a critical condition in a coma after being injured in a skiing accident in France. Schumacher...

Plea to citizens to find hit and run driver

THE search is on for a hit and run driver in Almeria City. The incident happened last week at night time at 11.15 pm....
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Airport profits dwindle just 8 state-owned airports make money

JUST eight of state-owned AENA’s 47 airports made after-tax profits in 2012. This falls far short of the predicted 18 on the grounds of...

Police confiscate designer rip-offs

FIVE people, all Chinese, were arrested in Benidorm for distributing fake designer goods. Police confiscated more than 90,000 items that included handbags, sportswear, clothes,...
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Food of the week: Pomegranates

ORIGINALLY from Persia, pomegranates are now grown throughout the Mediterranean and also in California and Arizona (USA) after being introduced to the area by...

Toddlers may benefit from later nights

IT may not be the news parents want to hear, but according to scientists in the US, toddlers are better at choosing their own...

Lamborghini Huracan, the successor of the iconic Gallardo

AUTOMOBILI Lamborghini aims at redefining the benchmark for luxury super sports cars with the brand new Huracan Lamborghini. A successor to the iconic Gallardo,...

Leo Messi recovering from hamstring injury

Barcelona football star Leo Messi is expected to resume training very soon after having torn a hamstring against Real Betis on November 10. With...

Invasion of the Christmas plants

THE Province of Almeria continues to be the market leader in the production of the colourful Poinsettias (Pascueros) Christmas Plants. Every year Almeria exports...

Paedophile caught thanks to thief

AN alleged paedophile was arrested in Jaen thanks to a report made by a thief who stole items from his home. Police received a...

Several injured in accidents across Mallorca

GUARDIA CIVIL and Local Police in Palma are trying to locate two youths who crashed into the back of a car on the Inca...

Are you on Planet Christmas?

EVEN in the midst of blue skies there is something inside of us that seems to long for the traditions of an English Christmas....

Leaving Spain heading for Syrian war

FORTY-TWO people living in Spain, including some in Malaga, have travelled to Syria to join the militia opposing the regime of Bashar Al Asad....
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Arsenal will start 2014 on top of the Premier League

Arsenal will start 2014 on top of the Premier League after grinding out a well-deserved 1-0 win at Newcastle on Sunday 29. The crucial goal...

Drug dealer arrested in Mijas

A MAN was arrested on the Calypso Urbanization in Mijas for allegedly selling drugs from his home. The Guardia Civil investigation began after they...