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Hugh Jackman dances with the Fire Dragon in Hong Kong

Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman is visiting Hong Kong during Mid-Autumn Festival to promote his latest film, “Pan”. During his stay, Jackman will visit one...
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Actress Taylor Re Lynn and Celebrity Friends Support AmfAR Milano 2015

Taylor Re Lynn, actress and philanthropist, was in attendance at the AmfAR Milano 2015 celebrity gala to help raise funds for the organization. A...

PITA explosion workman ‘critical’

ONE of the two workmen that survived an Almeria City explosion that killed a third man is in a critical condition. He suffered burns...
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Spanish low-cost perfume company may face counterfeit case in France

EQUIVALENZA, a Spanish company specialising in low-cost perfume, may have to appear in a French court due to allegations of selling luxury scent imitations...

The excellent service speaks for itself

SPANISH PROPERTY CHOICE first began operating 10 years ago in Almeria when husband and wife team, Sharon and Stephen Garner saw a business opportunity...

A real alternative for currency exchange

CAMBRIDGE GLOBAL PAYMENTS have opened in Spain to provide a real alternative for clients who have a requirement of moving money from one currency...
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Motor Insurance – some basic questions answered

Driving another vehicle:One of the most often asked questions is whether a policyholder can drive another vehicle on their insurance in Spain and the...
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Rain and hail returns to province

HEAVY rainfall hit Valencia Province for the second time last week, depositing over 35 litres per square metre an hour in the capital. More...
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Babies now catered for

NEWS that will be welcomed by all new mothers is Torrevieja’s announcement of the opening of two nursing rooms in the city for breastfeeding....
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Observatory work is to resume

WORK is to commence on Alicante’s Observatory. The project must be completed by the end of the year to ensure the city does not...
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Learning about governing online in Rincon de la Victoria

WITH the beginning of its new term in office, the Rincon de la Victoria Council has become one of the first towns which, on...

Terra Natura welcomes birth of a baby white-handed gibbon

THE nature and animal park Terra Natura has welcomed the birth of a baby white-handed gibbon (hylobates lar). This is the second that the...
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Jockey Aidan Coleman allegedly punched at Southwell racecourse

POLICE have reported that they have arrested four people in connection with the assault on Jockey Aidan Coleman. The incident took place on September...

More Volkswagen group news from Spain

SEAT announced on September 29 that it has stopped sales of all cars equipped with diesel engines at the heart of the emissions cheating...
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Prisons to ban smoking commencing 2016

THE government has reported that smoking bans will be enforced in all prisons in Wales and four prisons in south-west England from next year....
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Man accused over attempted kidnap in Motril

THE prosecutor’s office at the Granada court has requested three years and three months in jail for a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap...
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Police express concern following drug delivery

BATHERS at Manilva’s Tubalita beach were shocked on Saturday (September 26) to see a group of people calmly unloading drugs, but not shocked enough...
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Refugee death toll at Calais keeps rising

SINCE June, 13 people have died in Calais trying to get to Britain and the latest victim was killed on the Eurotunnel tracks with...
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Delays at Palma Airport

RECENT Air Traffic Controllers’ strikes in Spain are causing up to 21 per cent of delays at airports in Europe, according to Eurocontrol. They...
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Prison for beating horse to death

A MAN will spend eight months in prison for beating his horse to death in Manacor in December 2012. The events took place at...

Another walking route around the Mojacar area

FURTHERING its commitment to nature tourism, Mojacar Council has completed a new route for walkers. It runs from Marina de la Torre, along...
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All at sea over television programme

OPINIONS are divided about Mar de Plastico set in fictional Almeria location, Campoamargo. The Antena 3 series is set in a town dominated by...
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Tragic year for Spanish roads

AS the third quarter of the year comes to an end, the DGT traffic authority’s provisional data reveals that 2015 has so far been...
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Trial for insulting former President Bauza

A MAN, 20, and a woman, 36, on trial for allegedly spraying insults against former regional President Jose Ramon Bauza outside his pharmacy in...