Daily Archives: 24 March 2016 @ 18:01

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Slippery thieves steal 300 tons of olives but are caught

OFFICERS from the Toledo and Ciudad Real sections of the Guardia Civil have uncovered a gang of olive thieves who are believed to have...
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Adam Johnson given six years for underage sex charges

FORMER England and Sunderland star Adam Johnson has been sentenced to six years imprisonment after being found guilty of engaging in sexual activity with...

We have always been on the water

WHEN you enter Euronautica for the first time you will certainly be impressed with the amount of shiny new speedboats that are on display...
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‘Explain Brussels’ man arrested

IN A BRAGGING Twitter message following the barbaric Brussels bombings, the man who confronted a Muslim woman in Croydon about the Brussels attacks has...
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Spring Eggstravaganza at Governor’s Meadow First School and Nursery Gibraltar

PRIOR to leaving for the Easter break, Governor’s Meadow First School and Nursery held a Spring ‘Eggstravaganza’ on Monday  March 21 which saw the...

Easter causes kiosk woes in Rincon de la Victoria

THE opposition party in Rincon de la Victoria has denounced the lack of planning from the town hall in regards to the installation of...
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Gulliver’s travels, Plucky voyager takes in breathtaking sights

Mojacar made its mark this week on a young man embarking on the walk of a lifetime. Matthias Klima, a 19-year-old student from Bavaria set...

Easter but not for eggs

ALTHOUGH it has been happening for some years, social media and the press has been buzzing this Easter about the lack of the very...
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Maundy Thursday in Malaga – Landing of the Legion

HUNDREDS of people amassed port-side in Malaga, waiting since the early hours of the morning, in the hope of securing the perfect position to...
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Traditional dress, Holy Week garments with significant histories

Capirotes During the procession Nazarenos wear capirotes, the traditional dress of Holy Week.  The history of this garment shows an evolution of significance. During...
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Genetic research into the risk of thrombosis

A TEAM at Alicante’s General Hospital are working on new genetic techniques to measure the risk of thrombosis. The Haematology Department  is conducting studies...
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Two new tower blocks near Poniente beach

BENIDORM is building again. The town hall recently granted planning permission for Sunset Drive, the first big project since the economic crisis. An Alicante City...
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Antonio Banderas is back for Holy Week

FAMOUS Malaga resident Antonio Banderas is back in Malaga for Holy week, an appointment he never misses each year.  With a brand new luxury...
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Suspected terrorist accepts extradition

ONE OF the suspects of the horrific Paris attacks that occurred last November has stated that he will not fight extradition from Belgium to...
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Football world shaken with passing of Johan Cruyff

DUTCH football legend Johan Cruyff, who was voted world player of the year three times, took his country to the World Cup final in...
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Baby thrown away with the rubbish

A NEW BORN baby´s body has been found in a rubbish treatment plant in Casares.  The Guardia Civil were notified in the evening of...
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Dead, missing and wounded – the aftermath of the atrocity

TUESDAY´S atrocities at the metro station and the airport left over 30 dead and hundreds wounded. About 61 people remain in a critical condition after...

Every parent’s worst nightmare: Having a missing child like Madeleine McCann

NINE years after the disappearance of her daughter Madeleine from their Portuguese holiday home, Kate McCann revealed she’ll be in an ‘eternal state of...
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There’s only one solution

THE game, in my opinion, is well and truly up! WHEN are our pussyfooting politicians going to realise that there is only one solution...
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A closer look at Semana Santa across Spain

VIBRANT religious celebrations take place all over Spain in the days leading up to Easter Sunday. Emotion stirring processions make their way through cities and...
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Silent love on the wings of the wind

Flags were raised at half mast across Mallorca as citizens and civic leaders united in their unanimous condemnation of the atrocious terrorist attacks in...

Costa del Sol says together we stand, divided we fall

In the end we will remember not the violence of our enemies but the silence of our friends. Yesterday, however, citizens and civic leaders...