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Going walking? Globelink will cover you

LOOKING at the present popularity of walking holidays, the less we have to walk, the more we seem to want to. And it is...

German cuisine at its best

GORCH FOCK Restaurant in Los Dolses offers a welcoming reception coupled with good quality home cooked food. The German kitchen has been run by...
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Campaign groups fear dead animals in Cala Pi were poisoned

ASSOCIATIONS for animal rights have denounced the death of eight cats and several porcupines in the area of Cala Pi, Llucmajor. They suspect that...
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Update: All victims in Germanwings disaster will be ‘identified by end of the week’

FRENCH president Francois Hollande states that all 150 victims of the Germanwings crash should be identified by “the end of the week at the...
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Urgent plea from the Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Balearic Islands

THE Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Balearic Islands is calling for mothers who have given birth within the last six months and are breastfeeding...
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New C&A shop to open in new Palma shopping centre

DUTCH fashion company C&A has confirmed the purchase of a 2,000 square metre shop in the S’Estada shopping centre in Palma which is expected...

La Nucia Adventure Park opens

LA NUCIA Mayor Bernabe Cano officially opened the 12,000-square-metre Adventure Park behind the Eco Recycling Park in the town on Saturday. The inauguration earlier...
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Valencian schools to have 80 per cent of lessons in English

ENGLISH is to feature more prominently in schools across the Valencia Region. The president of the regional government and the People's Party of Valencia,...

San Javier hires extra security

ELEVEN extra security guards have been hired at San Javier Airport. In compliance with the new European regulations and the need to further strengthen...

Rincon de la Victoria races against cancer

MORE than 500 people are expected to participate in the second Women’s Race against Cancer, which will take place in Rincon de la Victoria...
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Update: Police yet to name Liverpool man found dead alongside family in Gibraltar

THE name of the Liverpool man, found dead alongside his family at Boschetti's Steps, will be withheld until his relatives arrive in Gibraltar, reports...

Two found dogs, looking for lost owners

RESIDENTS of Estepona Port are appealing for somebody to come forward with information about the owners of two beautiful dogs that were found in...
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Drugs suspected to be behind Torremolinos death

THE death of a 36-year-old American man in Torremolinos and four cases of intoxication could have been caused by the same drug, police suspect....

Police bust major Costa marihuana growing gang

AN ALLEGED Costa del Sol marihuana farming gang has been broken up by the Guardia Civil and 12 people arrested. It is believed the...
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Prado Museum reveals a reconstructed Michelangelo

THE Prado Museum in Madrid has unveiled Spain’s only original Michelangelo statue, Young Saint John the Baptist, after 19 years of restoration work. The...

Costa fights back against caterpillars, naturally

BIRDBOXES are being placed in trees in El Chaparral and Calahonda in an attempt to reduce the numbers of pine processionary caterpillars which appear...

Mongrels still the favourites

IF a mongrel was a breed of dog it would be the most popular for pets in Spain, a recent study has confirmed. Murcia,...
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Good old fashioned key! How secure is your car?

THE new ‘Tracker’ study has revealed the cars that are most likely to be stolen. And it would appear that there is something to...

Looking for a property? No question or query left unanswered

AFTER so many years of producing the Coast’s ‘property bible,’ HOT Properties Magazine, VIVA knows that it’s read from cover to cover in the...

Bromley Estates Marbella announces launch of new apartments at Benalmadena Hill Views

AFTER much anticipation and speculation, Marbella real estate stalwarts, Bromley Estates Marbella, announced that they are the exclusive agent for the Benalmadena Hill Views...
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Fighting for the rental property owner

IN the boxing match that has become the long-running battle between rental property owners and the government, which wants to regulate them, a new...

The Presidents Club International

IN your community is your voice heard and your opinion listened to? Do you feel your comments are taken on board or are they...
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Home sales are stabilising, says Council of Notaries

THE sale of homes in Spain dropped by 10.9 per cent in January in comparison with the same time last year, according to reports...

Tiger Woods drops out of golf’s top 100

FOR the first time in his career, Tiger Woods finds himself out of the top 100 golfers. Since 1996, when he first scaled the...