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First two days of strike action suspended at Spain’s airports to allow ‘space’ for...

THE first two days of planned strikes at all 46 Aena airports across the whole Spain have been postponed to allow more ‘breathing space’...
Youtube

WATCH: Bull charges into bar in central Spain

VIDEO footage captures the moment a bull charged into a bar during a bull run in central Spain. The animal veered off course into...
Ayuntamiento de Estepona

Estepona mayor agrees to increase security presence on the streets

A MEETING was held in Estepona today to discuss anti-terrorist security measures following the attacks in Catalonia. The Mayor of Estepona, José María García...

Returning holidaymakers to spark traffic chaos across Spain

THE Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) has warned of likely delays in certain hotspots over the next few days as over 6 million vehicles...

Evil strikes at the heart of Barcelona – and Spain

AT a time when the UK media are going into overdrive with yet more speculation about who did or did not say what about...

Are the kids of today ruined or not?

THE unbelievable hype and media hysteria surrounding the A-level exams has now become utterly ridiculous. Every television channel this year was completely saturated...
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Inspirational Costa photographer returns to southern Spain after bike accident

IT is just over a year since he was involved in a horrific motorbike accident which left him paralysed in all four limbs. ...

Police hold Saudi royals at gunpoint in Marbella

THE King of Saudi Arabia has vowed to stay away from Spain after police held his family at gunpoint while dining in Marbella. Armed...
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Fire starter arrested after La Vuelta cycle race team bus blaze in Spain

A MAN was arrested for starting four fires in Almeria, including torching a La Vuelta cycling team’s bus. Irish racing team Aqua Blue Sports...
Sarah Tooley

The holiday cleaning quandary

WE have been holidaying in London and having a great time catching up with friends and family. There is just one problem - we...
Guardia Civil

Brit girl ‘missing’ in Spain found next day – in neighbouring restaurant

AN eight-year-old British girl who disappeared in Albir on the Costa Blanca in Spain was found unscathed the following morning.   She vanished while...
Europol

Spanish police photographer snaps second place in European competition

A GUARDIA CIVIL officer from Madrid has won second prize in a Europol competition for best security forces photograph 2017. Diego Jesús López Cantos'...
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Child’s murder and beating of pregnant woman shocks inland Spanish town

A BOY of eight has been murdered and a pregnant woman tied up and beaten in Elda in the province of Alicante, Spain. Hearing...

EasyJet hoping new hand luggage in the hold option takes off on its flights

LOW-COST airline EasyJet is introducing  a new service which allows passengers to check their hand luggage into the hold for just £4 and go...
HM Government of Gibraltar

Gibraltar Government donates refurbished bikes to help underprivileged in Morocco

ALTHOUGH Gibraltar has a relatively successful public bike hire operation in the Redibike, it followed the failed Gibibike programme which cost  taxpayers £300,000. This...

Food secrets

DOG foods do vary in quality. So do the companies that make the foods. To some companies quality is only a word. To others,...
Guardia Civil

Old flame demands €100,000 from married man in Alicante to destroy sex tapes

A DUTCHMAN and his Spanish female partner have been arrested for trying to blackmail an old lover out of €100,000. The 52-year-old woman contacted...