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Action plan for Mallorca drought

THE Balearic government is producing an action plan in order to try to cope with the ongoing drought affecting Mallorca, which may include some...
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Another earthquake off the Spanish coast

THERE was yet another earthquake reported in Southern Spain, this time underwater and off the coast of Adra. According to the website earthquake-report.com, this...

Marbella ex-councillors enter prison

THREE Marbella ex-councillors, who were sentenced to three and a half years in prison for bribery in the Malaya case, have surrendered themselves to...

Why do cats…?

-Why do cats go to the one person in the room who doesn’t like cats?  When a cat enters a room full of people...

Train on empty, yes or no?

IF in the past you were someone that skipped breakfast and felt ravenous by lunchtime, your body had over time taught itself to hold...

Coup for Benissa Town Hall magazine

BENISSA’S Town Hall magazine, Al Corrent, will feature photographs taken in El Poble Nou de Benitachell by Valencian artist Luis Montolio. As a result...
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Man arrested at Gatwick Airport under Terrorism Act

A 21-YEAR-Old man was arrested in the early hours of January 30 at Gatwick Airport on suspicion of committing an offence under Section 58...
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Car sales up in Mallorca

THE Association of Car Dealers Faconauto has reported that sales of new cars in general and high-priced cars in particular, have once again increased...

Urgent help needed for dog rescue centre in Almeria

DOG rescue centre, The Dog House Foundation near Huercal-Overa is in dire straits following the death of its founder this week. Animal lover, Paul...
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Costa Tropical beach bars get an overhaul

SIXTEEN Axarquia beach bars will be refurbished now that the Junta de Andalucia regional government has approved the licences.  Diggers have begun to appear...
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Australian open disappointment for Andy Murray but brother stays the course

In the words of the song by Meatloaf, ‘Two out of Three ain’t bad’ and that was the result for Britain (and Scotland) at...

The millionth Kangoo rolls out

FAVORED by many small companies and large families alike, the Renault Kangoo has been a common site on our streets in one form or...
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Momentum grows against controversial plans in Son Serra de Marina

A REBELLION against plans to build beach bars on the famous Son Serra de Marina sand gained traction this week, as roughly 1,700 people...
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Latest Daesh propaganda threatens both Britain and Spain

YET ANOTHER video posted by Daesh on January 30 warns of attacks on Europe whilst a French speaking member tells Spain that it will...

Roasted vegetables in Huercal-Overa

FIREFIGHTERS from Huercal-Overa were called out on two occasions to deal with a lorry fire on the motorway near the town. The lorry, carrying a...
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Britain’s favourite broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan dies

THE MUCH loved BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77, after a short illness, his family confirmed in a statement issued on...

Benitachell residents to have a voice

BENITACHELL has created a Residents’ Committee to deliberate and transmit town hall information. “It is important to have an official committee that gives residents...

Malaga Airport provides health lifeline

ALTHOUGH everyone is well aware of airports and their ability to transport people and freight around the world, it is sometimes difficult to realise...

Calls to stop Aguilas beach parking

AGUILAS has requested to the Government of Murcia to prohibit caravan parking on the beaches. Mayor Maria del Carmen Moreno (PSOE) has requested an...

Date for Motril air display announced

THE mayor of Motril, Flor Almon, has announced that the 11th annual Motril Air display, organised by Orion Aeronautic Association, will take place on...
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Christine Lagarde IMF managing director

CHANCELLOR George Osborne has indicated that he intends to nominate Christine Lagarde for a second term as managing director of the International Monetary Fund....
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Malaga has the second highest number of unpaid fines in Andalucia

THE Direccion General de Trafico has announced that the total number of unpaid traffic fines in the province of Malaga has reached €1,145,331, out...

University Hospital Los Arcos del Mar Menor gets Help

HELP Murcia Mar Menor is proud to present its hospital visiting team. The dedicated volunteers visit the University Hospital Los Arcos Del Mar Menor...