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ATM spree mystery

POLICE are on the hunt for a man who they say fraudulently withdrew more than $100,000 (€80,000) from a total of nine ATMs in...

Log on Tommy: Keeping you warm in winter

DESPITE summer hanging about later than usual this year, we all know that winter will be here soon, and it pays to be ready...

Men feeling pressure to remove body hair

WHILST once it was the preserve of elite athletes including professional cyclists or swimmers, it seems that more men are plucking up the courage...

Why we hate politicians … and end up with those we deserve

THE UK’s less than a year away from a General Election but just look at the choice offered by the main parties! Is there...

Hoteliers call for a ‘Guggenheim’ in the port

FOLLOWING the success of the launch of the Volvo Ocean Race in the port of Alicante, hoteliers are calling for the area to become...
Take That

Take That release new video

SINCE the departure of Robbie Williams and Jason Orange, Take That are now a trio and they’ve been straight to the studio to record...

Catherine (Deb) McAndrew – hypnotherapist

CATHERINE MCANDREW (better known as Deb) is one of those people that puts you immediately at ease. Deb is a qualified clinical hypnotherapist and...
1 Stop Pool Shop – planning ahead

1 Stop Pool Shop – planning ahead

WINTER is coming, but of course you still want to get the most from your swimming pool. Frank and Dianne can help with a...

SARA to be launched on Saturday

AS of November 1, Balearic Islands residents will no longer need to present their municipal registration certificate (certificado de empadronamiento) to travel by air...

The Nosmo-King club takes a mini break

The Nosmo-King club has been in existence for 13 years and been the cause of many lasting friendships. It is inevitable that a like-minded...

Celebrate Christmas and New Year at Punjabi Palace

WHERE else could you enjoy a meal on Christmas Day for less than €20? At Punjabi Palace, you get all the festive fun at...

All Saints Day preparations

MOTRIL workers have been busy over the last month preparing the local cemetery for All Saints Day, the busiest day of the year for...

Nerja Caves launches a new app

A NEW mobile phone application designed both for iOS and Android will provide information about Nerja Caves. A representative of the Provincial Government Office...

Begin Again

Gretta and her long-term boyfriend Dave are college sweethearts and song writing partners who move to New York when Dave gets a deal with...

Gray Mountain by John Grisham

John Grisham is back with another gripping legal thriller. In recession-hit 2008, Samantha Kofer loses her job at a major Wall Street firm. She...

A TAXING TALE OF DRUGS, PROSTITUTES & TOBACCO-SMUGGLING

Unsurprisingly, a huge leap in Ukip support was reported following the £1.7 billion EU surcharge imposed on the UK to reflect the 'black economy'...

LIFE WILL BE EASIER, THEY SAID

I am of the generation that looks back with fond memories at the simplicity of life in the fifties and sixties.  If you received...

Lord Sugar takes no prisoners

THE APPRENTICE last night proved to be a very interesting one as for the first time Lord Alan Sugar decided to eliminate not two,...

Animals (no longer) In Distress

DOGS and cats on the Costa del Sol have been finding good homes since the early 2000’s thanks to the tireless work of animal...

Noche en Negro

FOLLOWING the success of Noche en Blanco earlier this year, Almeria city is holding Noche en Negro this weekend to coincide with Halloween.  ...

Yankee gifts to Spain: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas!

LOOKING back upon those many years ago I have wondered whether or not we served any positive impact on making Spain a better place....

‘Language has consequences’

A Roma group plans to hold protests next week in front of the Royal Language Academy headquarters in Madrid due to the oldest and...

Quick, reliable and inexpensive demolition and waste removal

DARREN set up Darrmar.com five years ago shortly after moving to Mallorca and has been working hard since then to build up his team...