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Jellyfish nets installed to protect Mar Menor swimmers

OVER 50 kilometres of protective nets have been installed along the Mar Menor to protect swimmers from jellyfish.The Murcia Regional Government takes steps every...
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Suspected attacker arrested in Motril

A MOTRIL resident was arrested by Local Police for allegedly committing a gender-based violent crime.Authorities were alerted by neighbours in the Capuchinos district area...
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Work to start on delayed shopping centre

THE licence for the Bogaris Retail shopping centre in Torrecardenas has been renewed.The Sevilla-based hypermarket group first announced this project 10 years ago and...

Police steamroller thousands of fake designer goods

LOCAL POLICE in Almuñecar have destroyed more than 60,000 items seized in the town during the past few years. Fake designer glasses, handbags, caps,...
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Malaga rescue team sets out to prove it’s the best

FIREFIGHTERS from Malaga will be in Namur, Belgium this weekend, trying to prove they are the best team to rescue victims from dangerous situations...
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Moron air base deal secured by the US

The US military has succeeded in securing a deal with the Spanish government before its election in December. The deal, which was approved by...
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Suspected robber caught after chase in Velez-Malaga

A 27-YEAR-OLD man from Baena (Cordoba) has been arrested in Velez-Malaga for allegedly stealing from a local jewellery shop.Head of the Velez-Malaga Local Police...
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Corrie cast and fans celebrate Anne Kirkbride at cathedral service

BELOVED Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride was remembered at a special, public service held at Manchester Cathedral this weekend.The Corrie star, who played Deirdre...

Men jailed for worker’s death

A MALAGA Provincial Court has jailed four men from construction companies for 15 months each in relation to the death of a worker on...
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Palma and Helsinki connected for the summer

FLIGHT company Finnair will connect the cities of Palma de Mallorca and Helsinki (Finland) during the whole summer season.The flights will run until October...

Motril on the lookout for 2015’s summer season lifeguards

SURVEILLANCE, first aid and lifeguard services along the coast of Motril have been put out to tender by the town council.The winning bidder would...
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Smoking on the decrease in Spain

SPAIN has the ninth highest percentage of smokers in the European Union. Even though the number of smokers has decreased by four per cent...

The Samaritans’ Samaritan: La Gente charity special

EVER wondered what help there is to support the Samaritans; the people who tirelessly spend their time volunteering to help others? The answer lies...
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Try something new at Fuengirola’s summer music schools

FUENGIROLA’S municipal music school is offering courses for the summer, including violin, saxophone, flute, flamenco guitar, singing and dancing for both adults and children.“The...
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Balearic residents talk money

EIGHTY per cent of families in the Balearic Islands say they have stopped celebrating big ceremonies such as weddings, baptisms and first communions due...

Deutsch lernen in Velez-Malaga

A BASIC, free German course has been launched in Velez-Malaga by the town council to boost the residents’ chances when looking for employment.The course...
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Suspected child molester to face trial

MARBELLA’S Public Prosecutor’s office has requested 14 years of prison and internment in a psychiatric establishment for a man accused of molesting children outside...
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Drones to combat mosquitoes

PALMA Council launched its war on mosquitoes on Tuesday, announcing a series of preventative measures against the pests at the Can Guidet lake of...

Unveiling Masons and Templars

LAS LAGUNAS theatre will be the scene on June 26-27 of the first Masonry and Order of the Temple days in Mijas.‘Following The Tracks...

Washington agreement on Palomares gets closer

THE US Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed that Washington has not forgotten Palomares. During his visit to Spain earlier this week when he...
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Gunners outclass Villa 4-0 in FA Cup final

ARSENAL'S Alexis Sanchez was the stand-out star in fantastic team performance as the Gunners left Aston Villa floundering. For almost the full 90 minutes,...
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Heliport making life a living hell, say residents of El Cami

THE Son Espases hospital heliport is driving its neighbours to distraction, with nearby residents claiming they are experiencing high levels of noise and bad...
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Caley claw through to make Highland history

INVERNESS Caledonian Thistle saw off Falkirk in a hard-fought Scottish Cup final, the 21-year-old club the first Highland team to lift the trophy.Cup final...

Fiñana pupils combine street guide and history lesson

PUPILS at the Sierra Nevada secondary school in Fiñana have compiled an online street guide of the town.It is an A to Z with...