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Illegal Base-Jumping in Benidorm

FIVE daredevils were filmed base-jumping from skyscrapers during the early hours of the morning in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca. The illegal jumps occurred...
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World leaders fly in to Israel to attend funeral of Shimon Peres

NUMEROUS world leaders and members of royalty including Prince Charles and King Felipe attended the funeral of Hawk turned Dove Shimon Peres on September...

Star-studded city

What’s on? MOVIE lovers will be in for a treat at this year’s Marbella International Film Festival which includes entries from China, Germany...

Pensioner rights and fights

WHILE the dust of the Brexit result settles, but no one knows where, the issue of pensions will be uppermost in many people’s minds...

Spain set to smash tourist numbers record

Spain received 52.5 million tourists during the first eight months of the year, according to a report published by the National Statistics Institute. This...
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Discovery of Marijuana plantation in Almeria

Officers of the National Police have seized 1,200 plants estimated as being able to produce 800 kilos of marijuana in a large plantation in...
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Suspected terrorists arrested on the border between German and Austria

ON the evening of September 29, a car being driven by a Polish male carrying three African passengers, one from Guinea and two from...

Assaults are on the increase

ASSAULTS on doctors in the Region have increased. Last year in the Valencian Community there were a reported 50 cases of assaults on doctors,...

Edexcel to grade some students

AN examination board at the centre of the row over A-level students whose exams were not sent to the UK on time, will grant...
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Priceless stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered in Italy

TWO Van Gogh masterpieces which were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam 14 years ago have been recovered from a house near...

‘Hard Brexit’ on the cards as ministers struggle over cohesive strategy

TRADE secretary Liam Fox has said that Brexit offers the UK a “golden opportunity” to trade with partners across the world, especially in developing...
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Barbary macaques are designated as critically threatened by CITES

AT the 17th meeting of CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), held in South Africa, a...
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UK and Spanish Governments pressured by political group to tackle drunks on flights

A PROPOSAL has been put forward by political group MÉS per Mallorca, ‘More for Mallorca,’ who are pressuring the UK and Spanish governments to introduce booze-free flights,...

Guardia Civil break up gang stealing valuable church antiques

FOLLOWING an investigation which started in January 2016, the Guardia Civil has broken a gang which was involved in the theft, alteration and sale...

The ‘cruellest case ever seen’

State prosecutors and animal rights activists are calling for a historic prison sentence to be handed out to four men accused of torturing pigs...

Outcry over trail of unpaid bills

The Junta de Andalucia has neglected to pay a staggering 8,203 property tax (IBI) bills submitted by Malaga’s provincial council since 1996, it emerged...

Migraines are a severe disability

MORE than 3.5 million people suffer from migraines in Spain and another one million suffer from chronic headaches for more than 15 days a...
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Royal Family congratulate Olympic and Paralympic contestants.

KING FELIPE and Queen Letizia welcomed the Spanish Olympic and Paralympic teams on September 28 at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid and congratulated them...

Increased security at jam-packed Mallorcan ports

THE National Police has increased inspections of pleasure craft at marinas and yacht clubs around the island since the level four antiterrorism alert was...

Farewell to the Lancer legend

MITSUBISHI’s Lancer Evolution is officially off the market after the last model of the final edition was sold in a charity option, meaning that...

Head to Jacks for all your Ryder Cup action!

AS if you didn’t know already. It’s the Ryder Cup this weekend from Friday September 30 to Sunday October 2 and it is set...
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Ronal-downed: Footballer’s private plane crashes in Barcelona

CRISTIANO RONALDO’S private jet crashed while landing at Barcelona’s El Prat airport on Monday, September 26, after the landing gear snapped on impact with...
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Major train crash in New Jersey kills three and closes down railway line

ON the morning of September 29, a commuter train crashed into a railway station at Hoboken, killing at least three people and injuring more...

Love Is More than Just a Pearl Necklace

Everyone remembers how much love hurts when you’re young, and everyone can recall the mistakes they’ve made on the path to happiness.  Caroline...