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Spanish citizen received Falklands Badge of Honour

SPANISH citizen Jose Antonio Cordeiro Otero has received the Falkland Islands’ Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honour in recognition of his services to the...
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Climate Change Conference opens

THERE must have been some trepidation within the security services of France, when the leaders or their deputies of at least 142 different states...
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Putin and Obama meet in Paris

ALTHOUGH in Paris for the climate change conference, the Presidents of Russia Putin and the USA Obama have met to discuss the matter of...
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German on trial over Malaga policeman’s death

A GERMAN tramp accused of killing a National Policeman in Malaga City on May 21 2014 is facing 34 years in a psychiatric penitentiary...
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1000 UK children a month move school due to bullying

1000 school children a month are being forced to move schools because of bullying new research released on November 30 from the New Schools...
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Gibraltar government back in business

FOLLOWING the overwhelming victory by the GSLP Liberal alliance, the re-elected Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and his government were sworn in by acting Governor...
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Parents demand extra school for Alhaurin de la Torre

THIRTY members of Alhaurin de la Torre school parents’ associations protested outside the provincial Education department headquarters on Thursday (November 26) to demand a...
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Hero or villain?

1936 saw the start of the bloody Spanish civil war which literally saw brother pitted against brother and allowed the Nazi war machine to...
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Arson may be cause of beach hut fire

INVESTIGATIONS are under way to determine the cause of a blaze which seriously damaged three beach huts at the weekend, and arson has yet...

Cases of whooping cough nearly triple in Alicante

THE death of three babies in recent weeks from pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, has raised concern.  The number of cases of...

With 20 years of expertise, Swift Removals should be your first choice

SWIFT REMOVALS is a family-run business that has been operating successfully for more than 20 years.  It prides itself on providing traditional moving services...

David’s Books is at the heart of the community, books and more in store…

“You cannot beat that feeling of indulging yourself in a good book,” says Jo Carter, the new owner at David’s Books. And as they...

Alicante’s Christmas attractions

ALICANTE will once again be organising a number of fun Christmas attractions in the city this year, including the ice rink which will be...

Advising clients on their strategic decisions and operational choices

DH&G Lawyers & Consultants have been advising clients in all areas of business law, civil and criminal law for more than 20 years.  We...

Be open from the start and you will save yourself money in the future

EUROPE’S economic woes haven’t dented our appetite for travel. If anything, we’re intent on getting the most out of our much-needed getaways even as...
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Spanish Election: Three-way split in polls ahead of TV debate

LATEST polling for the Spanish General Election shows a three-way tie between the main parties as voters look certain to dismantle a decades’ long...
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Man given prison sentence in Spain for glorifying terrorism

A MOROCCAN national has been sentenced to more than a year in jail for posting a video online in which he "glorified Osama bin...
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Malaga politician promises 80,000 jobs

ELIAS BENDODO, head of Malaga Provincial Council and provincial PP political party leader, has said that his party’s main aim for the next four...
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Davis Cup Glory for Britain

AFTER a 79 year drought, British tennis has finally prevailed with a Davis Cup triumph beating Belgium’s finest over a three day stretch culminating...

Alleged burglars arrested in Fuengirola

TWO men and a woman have been arrested in Fuengirola for allegedly burgling a local home on September 11 and stealing three safes containing...
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Dublin man awaiting trial for murder refused permission to travel to Spain

A Dublin man awaiting trial for the murder of his partner's son was refused an application to travel to Spain. David Mahon is charged...

Cocaine impregnated clothes found at Malaga airport

FIVE people have been arrested in Spain and another two in Argentina after a man arrived at Malaga airport carrying a suitcase containing more...

Fine for Torrevieja nightclub

TROPIC 222 disco has been fined €122,022 for ‘very serious’ deficiencies detected during inspections.  The Torrevieja venue was closed in August, with documents citing...

Sweet success for cancer charity

DURING the month of October town halls and cancer charity and awareness groups were on overtime promoting their campaigns and raising and donating monies...