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Boxer Anthony Joshua wins heavyweight title in front of record crowd

BRITISH boxer Anthony Joshua won a new world title, defeating veteran Wladimir Klitschko by a knock out in front of a record 90,000 Wembley...
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National Police strike another blow against drug smugglers

AS part of an operation lasting two years, the National Police have broken up the largest gang of drug smugglers in the Campo de...
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Light aircraft en route to Granada crashes with three dead

THE Emergency services 112 of Andalucia have reported that after a light aircraft disappeared from radar screens, wreckage and bodies have been found. The...

British woman dies in fall from Benidorm apartment balcony

A BRITISH woman has died after plunging from a 10th-floor apartment balcony in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca report Spain's  National Police. The 25-year-old...
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Final EU Council Brexit negotiating guidelines

AS soon as the European Union announced that all member states meeting in Brussels had approved the draft negotiation points, Gibraltar issued the following...
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Spanish anti-doping agency allowed back as an international tester

IN June 2016 the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) the body that oversees sports drug testing suspended the Spanish agency AEPSAD. According to Wada at...
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European leaders approve negotiating strategy over Brexit

EUROPEAN COUNCIL President Donald Tusk wrote to the heads of the 27 states meeting in Brussels to discuss Brexit on terms on April 29....
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Smuggled cigarettes worth €50,000 seized by National Police

OFFICERS from the National Police stopped four cars in La Linea de la Concepcion and discovered 26,600 packs of smuggled cigarettes. The officers were...
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New direct flights from Tel Aviv to Malaga

THE first direct flight between Malaga and Tel Aviv will start on May 28 with two services a week according to operator El Al....
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Spanish Ebola nurse denied compensation for death of her dog

IN October of 2014, Spanish nursing assistant Teresa Romero became the first recorded victim of the Ebola disease outside of West Africa. She was...

Freedom is no longer enjoyed

HOLY WEEK shows Spain at its most quaintly religious with processions, hooded penitents and outpourings of devotion as statues are hauled through the streets....

When the property stars truly align

THERE has rarely been a better time to buy a property on Spain’s Costa del Sol, with the region seeing a renewed flourish of...
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IN PICTURES: Port construction platform runs aground near Benalmadena

A HUGE port construction platform has run aground near Benalmadena. The 43-metre Agronauta Bilbao is used to make concrete blocks to build maritime structures....
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Spanish man tries to divorce wife for not having a vagina on reality TV...

VIEWERS of a Spanish reality show were left speechless after a husband wanted to divorce his wife for not having a vagina. The bizarre...
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Exploited minor released by National Police in Santander

AFTER being asked for assistance by the Romanian authorities officers secured the release of a young girl forced into theft. According to reports received...
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Another two deaths in Catalonia gang feud

TWO gangs of drug dealers from the Dominican Republic are believed to be involved in a killing spree in Catalonia. Late on the evening...
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Suspected terrorists arrested in police action in London

APRIL 27 was a busy day for the Metropolitan Police with a number of arrests concerned with potential terrorism. The force announced in a...

Trauma in pets, part 1

SOME cats and dogs have the best start in life but still grow up with behavioural concerns being fearful. Others that missed out on...

Giving credit where credit’s due

THEY say sorry seems to be the hardest word but ‘thank you’ is right up there with it, as is giving credit where credit’s...

This is lucky children

THIS IS LUCKY, CHILDREN - WE ARRIVED JUST IN TIME FOR ANOTHER FAIRY STORY!
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Brexit and election boost for Theresa May

THE day after Prime Minister Theresa May met with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker, she received some very positive Brexit news. Having warned that if...

Barcelona to report Malaga president Al-Thani after ‘Catalan scum’ tweet

FC BARCELONA says it will report Malaga president Abdullah Al-Thani to Spain’s anti-violence commission, the national football federation and La Liga after he posted...
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Shadow Foreign Secretary visits the Rock

HAVING been invited to see Gibraltar for herself the Labour shadow foreign secretary has been on a short fact-finding visit to the Rock. Emily...

Despite restrictions oil price remains volatile

INTERNATIONAL oil prices are currently quite erratic due to mixed messages from suppliers. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has indicated that...