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Quick fire in Javea

THE peace of the early afternoon in Javea on Thursday was shattered by the sound of wailing sirens and the overhead drone of a...

Vince Heckman – Fighting other peoples’ corners…

BOXING personality Vince Heckman and former Welterweight Champion John H Stracey made headlines at the MABS Spring Ball on Saturday April 25 as they...

Marina Alta Mountain Marathon

GATA DE GORGOS is hosting the tenth annual Marina Alta Mountain Marathon on Saturday May 2.The event, organised by the Speleological Group Gata in...

Open air classes

STUDENTS of the Municipal School of Painting in Finestrat took their easels, paints and canvas out of the classroom and into the open, to...

Super Sam runs marathon on one leg…

SHE did it! Expat Sam Bayley, who lives in Benalmadena, has run the London Marathon in a bid to raise awareness of mental health...

Boy rescued from Nepal quake rubble

AFTER five days under the ruins of devastated Kathmandu, rescue workers have pulled a teenage boy to safety.With the death toll now believed to...

Vince Heckman Fighting other peoples’ corners…

BOXING personality Vince Heckman and former Welterweight Champion John H Stracey made headlines at the MABS Spring Ball on Saturday April 25 as they...

Benitachell celebrates its Rose Fiesta

FESTIVITIES began on Wednesday April 29 for the 2015 Fiesta Rosa in Benitachell, including the opening of a Photographic Exhibition by Vicent Ferrer in...

Xabia International College Sports Day

FOUNDATION and Years 1 & 2 of Xabia International College enjoyed their fun Sports afternoon on Tuesday April 28. The kids were cheered...
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MayDay traffic

THE May Day bank holiday traffic operation is underway.According to the General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) in the province of Valencia an estimated 1,150,000...
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Fire in abandoned Almuñecar cottage

A FIRE was sparked on Wednesday (April 29) in an abandoned cottage in calle Hurtado de Mendoza, next to the Almuñecar health centre.The fire...

Fruity festival in Sayalonga

SAYALONGA’S festival celebrating the nispero fruit, also known as a loquat or Chinese plum in English, is expected to draw around 8,000 people on...
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More families in Spain opt to rent

SPAIN’S long-established tradition of home ownership could be on the wane, as more and more struggling families look to rent.For decades, buying a home...

We’ve got a brand new look

Out with the old and in with the new as the Euro Weekly News brings a clean and fresh look to both our web...
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Medical emergency forces Paris landing for Mallorca-London flight

AN EMERGENCY was declared by an Easyjet flight on its way from Palma de Mallorca to London, leading to a diversion to Paris.The Airbus...
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Children’s ibuprofen recalled

A BATCH of ibuprofen for children has been removed from the shelves.The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) has ordered the recall...

Costa Blanca’s Got Talent – Nicolle York crowned winner

TEENAGER Nicolle York has been crowned winner of Costa Blanca's Got Talent. The talent competition at the Emerald Isle, La Florida, has been running...
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Rincon de la Victoria’s ‘Tolkien-inspired’ park put out to tender

THE construction work on the controversial ‘Tolkien-inspired’ park in Rincon de la Victoria has been put out to tender.The project has sparked significant interest...
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Worrying increase in work accidents

FOLLOWING six years of consecutive drops in figures, work accidents are on the rise again according to the latest numbers for Malaga Province.Trade unions...

Council pays off debt to Cloud Atlas company

MALLORCA Provincial Council will pay off a €150,000 debt to a production company that made the movie Cloud Atlas, directed by American filmmakers Andy...
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Traffic authorities prepare for busy long weekend

THE Spanish DGT General Traffic Authorities have prepared a campaign to guarantee safety for the 4.7 million travellers expected on the roads over the...

The Guardia Civil breaks up illegal arms network

THE Guardia Civil has dismantled a network of arms trafficking, seizing 99 firearms and more than 21,000 cartridges, one of the largest seizures of...

All a bit too rich for ITV!

SOMEWHAT disappointed to discover that ITV has decided to shelve ‘On Assignment’, the discussion programme I recorded some time ago with fellow guests Michel...