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Shall we Split from being told how to think?

DID you catch the final episode of BBC1’s drama The Split on Tuesday night? To summarise, Nicola Walker played Hannah Stern, a London-...

Blue flag awarded to 81 beaches on the Costa Blanca

A TOTAL of 81 blue flags will be fluttering in the summer breeze on Costa Blanca beaches this year.  Since 1987, Spain has been...
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MAGALUF MAYHEM: Brit woman ‘knocked out’ as English and French revellers brawl

A BRITISH woman has been hospitalised after being knocked out during a street brawl in Magaluf. Video footage of the shocking incident shows the...

Swipe left or right for love

A LARGE and hairy friend recently tried his luck with an online dating site. The first time they actually met he discovered that...

How the other half lives

WHY shouldn’t Pablo Iglesias buy a rather nice €600,000 house in a rather nice area like Galapagar? Are he and his partner Irene Montero...
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Are British police giving up on crime?

WHAT on earth is going on with the British police force?  They continually gripe about being undermanned and ill equipped. They moan about being...
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CAUSING A STINK: Flight to Spain makes emergency landing over smelly passenger

A SPANISH flight packed with holidaymakers was forced to make an emergency landing due to the ‘unbearable’ stench of an ‘unwashed’ man. The passenger’s...

Zidane leaves Real Madrid despite Champions League success

REAL MADRID boss Zinedine Zidane has resigned despite leading the side to their third consecutive Champions League triumph. Madrid owner Florentino Pérez said during...
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Food supplier under fire over waste dumping in Mar Menor

A FOOD supplier to some leading German supermarkets has come under investigation from Murcian prosecutors over claims of waste dumping in the Mar Menor...

Sports in the spring: don’t let allergies force you to stay at home

ALLERGIES occur when the immune system reacts in an exaggerated way to an external agent that generates a series of inflammatory and other similar...
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Spanish parliament begins no confidence debate on Rajoy’s PP government today

SPANISH lawmakers have begun debating a no confidence motion today which could see the country’s Prime Minister unseated if passed. Members of the Congress...
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GANGSTER GRANDAD: Pensioner arrested over bank heists across Spain

A 66-YEAR-OLD pensioner has been arrested in Getafe, Madrid, in connection with violent bank heists in cities across Spain. Investigators believe the suspect is...

Pilot found guilty of killing wife days after flying from Mallorca to UK

A PILOT up in court accused of bludgeoning his estranged wife to death with a saucepan days after flying from Mallorca to Britain has...
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SHARE OF THE DOG: Pioneering post-split legal battle ends in pooch joint custody award

A SMALL dog must spend six months per year with each of her two owners after a groundbreaking Costa del Sol legal battle. The...

Facebook steals the ‘life’ out of living in Spain!

I am chagrined. Deeply more than just annoyed. The daily technological bleep (Facebook) concerning what’s happening in our fair town depresses me more than...

Mixed reviews for TripAdvisor’s coverage of Britain’s top spots

THERE’S just no pleasing some people. The UK’s got World Heritage Sites, a vibrant and cultured capital city and great landscapes. But not...

DATA SCANDAL: Consumer rights board to demand compensation from Facebook for ALL users in...

THE Users and Consumers Organisation (OCU) has said it will demand compensation from Facebook for all users in Spain over the misuse of data....