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‘Drunk’ passenger on easyJet flight to Mallorca headbutts steward

AN easyJet flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Palma Mallorca was delayed due to air traffic restrictions. Four passengers who had allegedly drunk...
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Partido Popular will elect new leader towards the end of July

FORMER Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo is touring Spain, drumming up support for his bid to become leader of the Partido Popular (PP) following...
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British cash machines may become more expensive to use

NOT so long ago, Spanish banks started charging for the use of cash machines and now it is possible that British banks will follow...
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Nasty incident could have caused serious injury

ONE poor woman had a terrible shock as her parked car was shunted down a set of stairs and into the rejas (grill) in...
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Murray draws Paire as he fights for fitness

TWO-TIME Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has today been drawn against eccentric Frenchman Benoit Paire in the first round of the tournament, which starts on...
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Costa council unveils giant Spanish flag to mark World Cup

TORROX Council has unveiled a giant Spanish flag made out of more than 1,000 red and yellow umbrellas placed to mark this year’s World...
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One held in Spain over UK doorstep shooting of mum and son, 7

A MAN has been held in Spain in connection with the shooting of a seven-year-old boy and his mother on the doorstep of their...

Drug war goes on, two more held in La Linea crackdown

A DRUG trafficker who broke out of a hospital while in police custody after a hooded gang stormed a hospital near Gibraltar has been...
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FLIGHTMARE: easyJet cancels Alicante flight and ruins €3,400 birthday trip

A BRITISH man’s birthday holiday to Alicante City was quashed leaving him out of pocket after his flight was cancelled and no replacement offered....
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Drone help to find a hikers in Alicante

GUARDIA CIVIL officers have used an aerial drone to help find six hikers, five of them elderly, lost in the Sierra de Orxeta. Officers...

Suspected killer was held in Fuengirola

A SERBIAN murder suspect has been held on a European Arrest Warrant in Fuengirola. The 45-year-old from the northern city of Zrenjanin is wanted...

Could you dogsit for Mocha?

Meet Mocha a lovely Newfie Labrador who lives in Bershire UK Mocha needs a dog sitter, can you help? The Newfie Labrador is an...
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JAWS-DROPPING: Huge great white shark spotted off southern Mallorca

A GIANT great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Mallorca. The five-metre long predator was filmed for 70 minutes as it...

The princess and the pea

IÑAKI URDANGARIN, erstwhile Duke of Palma de Mallorca, brother-in-law to Felipe VI and son-in-law of Juan Carlos I, is now in prison. He got...
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Spanish PM: Acting alone not the answer to migrant crisis

SPAIN’S Prime Minister has said unilateralism and negative language would not solve the migration crisis as he gathered with fellow European Union leaders for...
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Are UK Holidaymakers in Spain gambling too much while away? New research reveal gambling...

New research has been looking at the relationship between holidays and online gambling and has found some concerning results particularly amongst UK holidaymakers in...
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‘LOOKY LOOKY’ OUTRAGE: Brit holidaymaker’s getup sparks fury

A BRITISH holidaymaker has sparked outrage after ‘blacking up’ to dress like an African street vendor during an Ibiza bar crawl. Video footage posted...

Nerja: Axarquia’s rising star

FOLLOWING its recognition as Spain’s best emerging travel destination, Nerja is likely to see waves of extra tourists flock to its idyllic beaches this...

It’s time to scrub the scribble

As far as I’m concerned, these so called graffiti ‘artists,’ are not only a blight on the landscape but a blight on our whole...
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Two bodies found in Spanish Civil War mass grave in Cadiz

ARCHAEOLOGISTS working in Cadiz City have unearthed the remains of two people in what they believe could be a mass grave dating from the...
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Brit holidaymaker accuses Turkish sports star of sex assault on beach in Spain

A TURKISH athlete has been held in connection with the suspected rape of a British holidaymaker on Spain’s Costa Dorada. The unnamed man, 26,...