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ITV News visits Benidorm over holiday safety fears

FOLLOWING a spate of media coverage regarding holidaymakers being mugged, going missing or being scammed on the Costa Blanca Chris Choi, Consumer Editor for...
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Charity celebrates first anniversary with ascent of Marbella mountain

THIS morning DEBRA-Butterfly Children Charity celebrated the first anniversary of its charity bench situated at the peak of La Concha at 1215 metres. The...
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Celebrities welcome Mahiki to Marbella

LAST Friday, the Sala Group hosted a private party which attracted a number of celebrities to welcome the Mahiki Coconut Cocktail Bar to OAK...
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Star-studded tribute concert for Manchester victims this weekend

ARIANA GRANDE will be joined by a host of stars for a tribute concert in aid of the victims of the Manchester terror attack....
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100 kilo tuna mistaken for human corpse in Marbella

A HORRIFIED witness called police when they saw four men carry what seemed to be a lifeless body in a bin bag at Puerto...

Summer on the way as southern Spain set to bask in 30C-plus temperatures

THE Costa del Sol is expected to sizzle this weekend, but temperatures of up to 32°C could spell bad news for sun-worshippers. With the...
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One dead and one seriously injured in petrol station explosion

ONE worker has died and another has been seriously injured in an explosion at a petrol station in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Barcelona. It is...

Fugitive head of smuggling group brought back from Ibiza and jailed

The head of an organised crime group which smuggled drugs and cash between Ibiza and Wales has been jailed following an investigation by the...
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WATCH: Spanish air steward hits high notes on Ryanair flight

CABIN crew member Javo Otero was flying high when he took to the public address system on a Ryanair flight to try and sell...

Ernesto Valverde hired as new Barcelona boss

SPANISH coach Ernesto Valverde has been hired as the new Barcelona FC manager. Club president Joser Maria Bartomeu said “Valverde has the ability, the...
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Neo Nazi food bank banned from Murcia

A XENOPHOBIC Neo Nazi group who regularly distribute free food to ‘Spanish only’ families from a stall in Murcia City will not be able...

New officers barking for duty in Alicante

FOUR new police officers are strutting their stuff in Vera, sniffing out dope peddlers, protecting children and securing large events. Apache, Azor, Bimba and...

Chinese Whispers – Pass it on

HAVE you ever played Chinese whispers? It’s a simple game, often used at a party to break the ice. It’s also a game we...

Can she reclaim plus valia tax?

Q. I have recently sold a small apartment. Despite selling at a considerable loss, the Mijas Town Hall informs me that I must...
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Young boy dies after falling off a fourth-storey balcony in Alicante

A YOUNG boy has died after falling off a four-storey building in Alicante. The two-year-old was with his mother at a friend’s house when...
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HMS Torbay makes return visit to the Rock

THE Nuclear submarine HMS Torbay arrived in Gibraltar on Monday - where it will be making a short stay and restocking - for its...

Malaga joins national taxi protest against Uber and Cabify

MALAGA’S taxi drivers will be joining the national protest against Uber and Cabify on Tuesday (May 30). Unlike the drivers in Barcelona, the strike...
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It looks like Murder in Successville movie is actually going to happen

MURDER IN SUCCESSVILLE is eyeing up the big screen, with a film version being developed through a new production company created by the team...

Taxi drivers protest against Uber and Cabify in Barcelona

TAXI drivers in Barcelona will be going on strike to protest against transportation network companies Uber and Cabify tomorrow (May 30). Some 3,000 drivers...

Those firelighters are slow burners

THOSE FIRELIGHTERS ARE SLOW BURNERS. ANTONIO - WE NEED HEAT. I AM HALF SCOTTISH SO PUT THIS TORY MANIFESTO ON THE BARBECUE
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Hospital’s ‘disappearing’ drugs mystery

ANAESTHETICS and drugs used during operations disappeared for years from the pharmacy of a Valencia City hospital. The shortfall at the Doctor Peset teaching...

Honda curse follows Fernando Alonso to Indianapolis

FERNANDO ALONSO’S Indy 500 debut was cut short by an engine failure. The Spaniard was racing strong and chasing sixth position when his Honda...
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Blue Peter hero John Noakes dies aged 83

DAREDEVIL, action man, one of the greatest presenters in BBC history. The tributes keep rolling in for John Noakes, the former Blue Peter...
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BA flight cancellations still causing problems

THE problems of BA flight cancellations continue with Ryanair lampooning them and some staff calling for the resignation of their Spanish Chief Executive. It...