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Andalucia and Malaga promoted in France

A CAMPAIGN is underway to promote Malaga and Andalucia to the French market. The French already make up a good percentage of visitors but...
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Twenty-five people arrested in large scale drugs bust

THE NATIONAL POLICE has dismantled a large scale drug smuggling unit specialising in the smuggling of hashish and other forms of marijuana throughout Spain...

The only way is Elliott

HERE AT Euro Weekly towers, we pride ourselves on keeping up to date with all of the latest news thanks to a string of...
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Gibraltar Government accuses Spanish MEP of making ignorant and ridiculous claims

ACCORDING to a press release issued by the Gibraltar government on February 29, the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for European Affairs, Dr Joseph...

Two hikers die amid the blizzards in Castellon

TWO WOMEN have lost their lives after getting lost in a snow storm in Castellon over the weekend of February 27 and 28 whilst...
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Delays at Gatwick airport after oil spillage on runway

GATWICK has closed its runway due to an oil spillage causing dozens of flights to delay or divert. Some planes were left circling airborne...
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From Brexit with love

WHILST accepting that the UK government is totally committed to its stance of recommending that Britain remains within the EU following the June 23...
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Time to take a leap into marriage? A look at February 29

ACROSS the globe, February 29 is a curious day for a number of reasons. Imagine only having your birthday once every four years. Although...
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Horrific scenes in Moscow as Islamic woman allegedly severs child’s head and shouts ‘I...

MOSCOW RESIDENTS have been confronted by a gruesome scene near a metro station were a woman dressed in a burka allegedly held a severed...
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In the words of singer Heather Small ‘What have you done today to make...

SOMETIMES, a story about strangers helping others can help raise a smile, especially with all of the doom and gloom that seems to be...
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Brits Triumph at this year’s Oscars and Leo finally picks up Best Actor award

AFTER SIX nominations, Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won his first Oscar for epic wilderness movie, The Revenant.  The 88th Academy Awards ceremony took place...

Capital Cup triumph for Manchester City in penalty shoot out

ALTHOUGH not the most prestigious of the cup competitions, the Capital Cup (originally known as the League Cup) is only open to the 92...
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Huge network of people traffickers arrested at several Spanish airports

THE NATIONAL POLICE in Spain and security forces in Britain and France have paired up to bust open an illegal people trafficking network with...

Surge in expats applying to register to vote as EU Referendum date is set

The announcement of the date for the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union has triggered a surge in the numbers of...

Father Jack passes away on the anniversary of fellow Father Ted actor

FATHER TED actor, Frank Kelly has died at the age of 77. Famous for playing the character of Father Jack, the death of the...
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Windmills restored in Mallorca

THE Council of Mallorca has restored six windmills as part of the Windmill route. The initiative is part of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion which seeks...
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27 flights will connect Almeria with 18 countries during 2016

THE Department of Tourism of the Almeria Provincial Council has established an action plan for 2016, which will consist of connections uniting Almeria with...
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Supermarkets are not the only food waste culprits

ONE in four Alicante Province inhabitants live below the poverty line of €7,961 a year. Although some people must be going hungry the province throws...

Fundraising market at The Emerald Isle begins

THE Emerald Isle in La Florida, has donated €500 to jump start a drive to achieve a target of €40,000 to purchase a special...
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Amazing find in Chile

NEARLY 10 years after Alex Thomson was forced to abandon his Hugo Boss sponsored yacht in 2007, a kayaker has discovered its hull whilst...

Conference for cancer patients in the Axarquia Sanitary Area

MORE than 50 people have attended a conference on healthy living when recovering from breast cancer in Viñuela.  The seminar in the Axarquia Sanitary...
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Visitors to car boot sale in Hounslow really get the boot

ACCORDING to reports, three men were arrested on February 28 after a massive brawl erupted at a regular Sunday car boot sale on Hounslow...

Palma police continue working despite threats

COUNCILLOR for Public Safety Angelica Pastor is encouraging Local Police to remain calm in the face of threats, due to the recent scandal involving...
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Farming is booming, crops are blooming

Agriculture looks to be thriving in Almeria according to recent insurance statistics. A huge area of 4,728 hectares has been insured for both protected...