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Prince’s mansion is a Sign o’ the Times

Amid a mini Marbella property boom, a villa once owned by pop legend Prince has seen a surge in interest since the singer’s recent...
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Go with the flow

THERE was no dissent when Benidorm Council voted on Alicante University suggestions for improving traffic fluidity.   The university’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (PMUS)...

Illegal dumping in Palma

EMAYA has removed more than 66 tonnes of rubbish from five plots of land belonging to the Palma Town Hall during the last three...

Young Readers of the Year

HUERCAL-OVERA’S 2015 Readers of the Year were presented with diplomas at a ceremony held at Gabriel Espinar municipal library. Mayor Domingo Fernandez and Education...

Moment of truth in Costa Blanca

REVENUE raised from fining landlords who rent out their properties illegally should be used to plug any holes in local government finance according to...
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Tourist Tax on Day Trippers to Barcelona

TOURISTS on a day trip to Barcelona who are not planning an overnight visit could soon have to pay a tax to visit the...

Looks like 2016 has finally begun!

DON'T you miss London? It’s something I get asked now and again, and I can honestly say No, I don’t miss it. I still...

Unleashing a century

MARKING the company’s centenary anniversary, BMW has presented a new centennial model in Munich of the famed 7 Series. The model will be produced...

Mojacar one of the top charms

MOJACAR has been selected to participate in this year’s competition for the Spanish coastal town with greatest charm. The contest is organised by Hotel...

Back to square one

THE sale of the Ciudad de la Luz film studios in Alicante has been declared void. The sale was stipulated by the European Union to...
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German Demonstrators arrested in Stuttgart

HUNDREDS of German demonstrators in Stuttgart have tried to block people entering a far-right party conference. Police at the scene this morning, April 30,...
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Former mayor sentenced

JOSE MANUEL ARANDA, former mayor of Canillas de Aceituno, is the latest in an ever-lengthening list of politicians to be sentenced over planning permissions...
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May Day message from the Chief Minister of Gibraltar

ALTHOUGH any Bank Holiday is to be enjoyed, the Chief Minister has taken this opportunity to remind the people of Gibraltar that the May...
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GP surgeries refuse to register refugees in the UK

NEW research has discovered that some GP surgeries are refusing to register asylum seekers and refugees in the UK even though they are deemed...
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To Love and to Pope

SERGIO GINES, formerly known as Pope Gregory XVIII, has admitted that he is in love with the female employee of the Monachil City Council,...

A rather hot topic

I HAVE just celebrated a significant birthday. Anything with a zero on the end is significant these days. So naturally I found myself digging...

A world visit in 5 days

THE 22nd Feria de los Pueblos (World People’s Fair) takes place at the Fuengirola showground from Thursday April 28 to Monday May 2, offering...
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Trial of ex Auschwitz guard gets underway

IN a sombre apology, a 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard has expressed his shame at working at a Nazi death camp during the Second World...
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Something different

THE acting government is keeping a low profile as it tries to ride out the storm before new elections which presumably it hopes to...

Mojacar EWN ladies

Mojacar EWN ladies quaffing champagne after another brilliant month.

Top 10 Spanish films

With the Malaga Film Festival under way we have rounded up the all-time greats of Spain’s cinematic history and there is plenty to be...
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Guardia Civil jet into action to rescue immigrants

A PLANE operated by the Spanish Guardia Civil managed to locate a boat with a total of 214 immigrants on board earlier this month,...

A note to our readers on trust and honesty

EURO WEEKLY NEWS and its family were surprised by a comment made by one of our readers on our webpage, questioning whether our free...
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Tony Blair unmasked as chief lobbyist for Saudi oil firm

FLYING somewhat under the radar since his absurdist stint as Middle East peace envoy, Tony Blair has resurfaced as the major broker in a...