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A cruise with a musical difference

THERE has been a huge growth in cruise holidays around the world and the concept of themed cruises is becoming ever-more popular. For the...
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Daesh supporter arrested in Aranjuez by National Police

A RECENTLY radicalised Moroccan Daesh supporter, described as a ‘lone wolf’ has been arrested in Aranjuez (Madrid) in a joint operation between officers of...
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Wanted: Serious investment

AFTER the horrendous wildfires which wreaked such terrible devastation across the Costa Blanca North this summer, measures are finally being taken to ensure that...

Young Catalan woman drowns in floods

A YOUNG woman died on Saturday (November 26) after her sat-nav system directed her to cross a usually dried-up river bed in Sant Llorenç...

La Sala will collaborate with Estudio Gastrónomico #AitorPerurena to promote Spanish cuisine

After successfully collaborating with the La Sala in the Sky project this summer, Aitor was the perfect choice to collaborate with a number of...

Malaga residents urged to take care as weather warning upped

THE Spanish meteorological agency, AEMET, in Malaga has raised the yellow weather warning currently in place for Thursday December 1 to orange, as heavy...

RBS fails stress tests as Bank of England warns of looming financial crisis

 STRESS tests conducted by the Bank of England have found that the Royal Bank of Scotland would fare the worst among Britain’s banks if...

Islamic extremist mole of Spanish origin unearthed in the German secret service

GERMANY'S domestic security agency, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution of Germany (BfV), has discovered a presumed Islamic extremist among its...
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Christmas Tapas Car Show

MALLORCA’S Classic Car Club is holding a pre-Christmas get together at The Boat House (opposite the Auditorium in Palma) on Sunday December 4 from...
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Gibraltar performs at the Firefighter Combat Challenge in America

A TEAM of four local firefighters from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service travelled to Montgomery, Alabama to represent Gibraltar on the 25th Anniversary...
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Belgium to shrink whilst the Netherlands expands

IN an unusual example of European friendship, Belgium and the Netherlands have decided to swap some land so that effectively Belgium becomes smaller by...

Former Mallorca and Atletico player Cleber Santana killed in tragic Colombian plane crash

A FORMER Mallorca player was among the 76 people killed in the horrific crash of an aeroplane in Colombia on Monday. Cleber Santana was...
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Algerian crime gang busted in Alicante

NINE Algerians, seven men and two women aged between 20 and 56 have been arrested in Alicante by officers of the National Police, accused...
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Dr Garcia addresses British Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Cardiff

DEPUTY Chief Minister of Gibraltar Dr Joseph Garcia said that instead of a hard Brexit or a soft Brexit what was required was a...
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Scottish sailor found floating in Marina in La Linea de la Concepcion

The body of a 71-year-old identified as Joseph Williams from Dundee was found floating in the Alcaidesa Marina in La Linea de la Concepcion...
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British tourist airlifted from La Granadella after falling off a horse

A BRITISH tourist was rescued by a mountain rescue helicopter in La Granadella forest park, close to Javea, at around 1pm on Tuesday, November...
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British Ambassador visits Malaga

AS Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley doesn’t just exist to speak to British residents and visitors but also to ensure that he...