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Tennis returns to its home ground in SW19 on Monday

THE gates to the 140th Wimbledon Tennis Championship will open on Monday next with Andy Murray, the reigning male champion and number one seed...
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British man dies after diving off party boat in Mallorca

A 29-YEAR-OLD British man has died two days after jumping off a Spanish party boat in Mallorca. Etienne Hampton, who lived in Jersey with...
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British journalist receives honour for services in Spain

LIZ PARRY, former editor of Sur in English, received her British Empire Medal from the British Ambassador Simon Manley on Thursday in recognition of...

Motorists advised to take care on Malaga roads

The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) has asked drivers to take more care this weekend as the summer ramps up, with an estimated 980,000...

Polestar leaving the nest

POLESTAR is set to become a stand-alone brand under the wider Volvo umbrella. The Swedish firm is putting its weight behind the technology...

Marbella, is always at your service

IT came up in conversation recently that a mutual friend had offended the staff at a local restaurant by snapping his fingers to attract...

Puppy-proofing

PUPPY-PROOFING your home protects your possessions from damage and your new pet from unexpected harm. With a little forethought and effort, you can...

What does your birth month say about your health?

RESEARCHERS from the University of Alicante say they believe that your birth month could be related to what illnesses and diseases may afflict you....

Can they restrict the pool?

Q. On our community we have owners who owe thousands of euros in fees. Some have let their properties out for years and...

Spanish man among 19 arrested in New York mafia crackdown

A SPANISH man is among 19 members of the Cosa Nostra held in New York after a major sting by United States law enforcement...
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Kentucky Fried Chaos in Benidorm

SEVERAL VIDEOS have emerged showing a fight breaking out between British holidaymakers in a KFC in Benidorm. The brawl kicked off after a sunburnt...

British child abuser caught in Antequera

THE NATIONAL POLICE have arrested a 69-year-old British man in Antequera for the sexual assault of a minor in Britain. In the late nineties,...

Mijas tourist steeds to wear rubber shoes

DONKEYS and horses used to keep Mijas’ photo-friendly tourist taxi industry afloat will now wear rubber shoes instead of traditional iron. The decision was...

Four arrested in terror probe in Mallorca

A terrorist propaganda cell active on Mallorca was targeted in coordinated National Police raids early yesterday morning. Four suspected recruiters for Daesh were arrested...

More arrive in Spain than leave for first time in 5 years

THE Spanish economy is showing signs of recovery as unemployment falls and immigration rises. Spain´s population has not risen since 2009 and has been...
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The Legacy of Cervantes Has Found a Home in Alcalá de Henares

Situated right in the middle of Spain, about 35 kilometres northeast of Madrid, Alcalá de Henares is a relatively small city, home to around...

Second time lucky for Poland´s attack on women´s rights

A BILL has passed in Poland making it harder for women and girls to access the morning after pill. The right-wing populist Christian Democrat...

1 dead and several injured in bar shooting

A SHOOTING at a bar in Vilanova i la Geltru in the Province of Barcelona, Cataluña has left one dead and several others injured....

Woman on trial for kidnapping her dying husband

AN ALICANTE woman has appeared in court following allegations she abused her late husband and confinined him to the family home while he battled...
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1,000 rescued by Guardia Civil in Central Med

A GUARDIA CIVIL vessel has rescued 1,065 migrants in 24 hours following their departure from the Libyan Coast. The Rio de Segura ship is...
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Replacement metal hips may cause problems according to UK agency

THE Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), a British government organisation has updated guidance for healthcare professionals regarding metal on metal hip replacements....
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Greater collaboration needed to combat smugglers

Preventing the importation of cigarettes into Spain requires greater help from police in Gibraltar according to one Guardia Civil official. The comments were made...

Lies, damned lies and alternative facts in elections and referendums

WHO do you trust? Politicians? Bankers? The police? Trust is now at an all time low - for many, mainly due to those...

A hard Brexit is just cut the Brits loose

A HARD BREXIT IS JUST CUT THE BRITS LOOSE - A SOFT BREXIT IS MAKE SURE THEY NEVER EVER WIN THE EURO SONG CONTEST!