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Happy New Year from the Euro Weekly News

WE would like to wish all our readers a very Happy New Year and prosperous 2015. It is because of you that we are...
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Woman climber dies on Sierra Nevada

RESCUE teams recovered the body of a 60-year-old Austrian woman on Monday, December 29, who froze to death after an accident in Sierra Nevada....

The Three Kings parade is around the corner

MORE than 10,000 kilos of sweets will be thrown on January 5 at the Three Kings’ parade in Motril. Mayor of the town, Luisa...

Get home safely

An advert by the Spanish traffic authorities wishes for roads to regain their true function this year of helping people to meet up safely....

Anti bullfighting campaign garners strong support

THE anti-bullfighting campaign Mallorca Sense Sang (Bloodless Mallorca), led by animal rights group AnimaNaturalis and non-profit advocacy group against bullfighting CAS International, collected more...

Start your engines!

NERJA Council has provided the Local Police unit with two new vehicles. The two new Renault Meganes have been equipped with all the requirements...
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Prosecution demands jail for bird-seller

A MAN has been accused of selling protected species Lesser Kestrel chicks over the internet by Malaga Public Prosecutor’s Office. The prosecutor’s report considers...

Cliff Richard calendar falls off the Top 10

SIR Cliff Richard has suffered another blow this year as his traditional portrait calendar has fallen from Top 10 sales’ lists. Although the calendar...

Taking a taxi could cost €1.50

THE Balearic Taxi Association is willing to offer cab rides at €1.50 per passenger in an effort to alleviate the lack of demand during...
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An all-time low for road deaths

THERE were 20 per cent less deaths due to road traffic accidents in Malaga Province in 2014 than there were the previous year. Malaga...

Uber will not stop operating in Spain

UBER, the ride-sharing service, which connects passengers with drivers through a mobile app, will continue to provide its service in Spain. The app was...

‘Selfi’ – Spanish word of 2014

THE Spanish word of the year for 2014 has been chosen, and it is the Spanish version of the English word of the year...

Prague Concert Philharmonic Orchestra in Almuñecar

UPDATE: New Year’s Concert last minute replacement   THE first performance of the Prague Concert Philharmonic Orchestra in Almuñecar will be on January 2...
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Winter fuel allowance to be scrapped for expats in Spain

UK pensioners living in Spain are to finally lose their winter fuel allowance following lengthy debate, argument and speculation. Ministers in Britain plan to...

National Ballet of Ukraine stars in Almuñecar

BALLET enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to enjoy the performance of the National Ballet of Ukraine on Saturday, January 3. The event, which...

Dedication to gardening and al fresco dining

Gardening probably remains the number one retirement pastime for those living in Spain. The main motivation for those that care and garden with passion...
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Canine resolutions for a better life in the New Year

IT’S that time when we look forward to the New Year and think how can we make life better. It is the time for...

A fruity after Christmas remedy for overindulgence

FEELING guilty about overindulging over the festive period? Then eat bilberries. The bilberry is native to Europe and looks similar to the blueberry, being...