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World-famous conductor Andre Previn, 89, has died

CONDUCTOR, composer and pianist Andre George Previn, KBE, has died aged 89. Born Andreas Ludwig Priwin in Berlin on April 6, 1929, Previn won four...

Seven injured after train collides with lorry trailer on level crossing in Spain

A TRAIN carrying more than 200 passengers has smashed into a lorry trailer on a level crossing in the south of Spain this afternoon...

Man arrested by police after stealing cocaine from property on the Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA Guardia Civil officers arrested a 43-year-old Colombian man in Los Montesinos for breaking into a property and stealing 76 grams of cocaine. The incident...

AWARDS CEREMONY: Julen well rescue team receive honours in Malaga

SPAIN’S Minister for the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, has handed out medals to those who helped in the rescue efforts to find Julen in January. During...

Russian journalist found dead in Spain’s Sotogrande

POLICE in the south of Spain are investigating the death of the Soviet journalist Igor Malashenko who was found hanged in Sotogrande on the...

Opposition councillors in Marbella call for action after beach bar fires

MEMBERS of the left-leaning Partido Socialista (PSOE) on Marbella City Council called on the mayor to take measures to prevent arson after two beach...

Barcelona motor show wins recognition award

ONE of Spain´s most prestigious motor shows, Automobile Barcelona – an annual event held at the Fira exhibition centre – has received special recognition...

Spanish Interior Minister says tackling gang crime on Costa del Sol is among government’s...

SPAIN’S Interior Minister has said tackling crime on the Costa del Sol and in the Campo de Gibraltar is among his top priorities while...

Almeria running for vote on most popular Spanish fiestas

ELEVEN fiestas in Almeria province are in the running for a public vote on the most popular in the country. The Las 7 Mejores website...

COME ON LADIES: Initiative launched to recruit female footballers in Calpe

CALPE town hall has launched an initiative to try to recruit young footballers to their newly-formed training schedule for the women's team. Training takes place...

Drunk dad jailed for ‘worst case of disorder ever seen’ on flight from Spain...

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for 13 months after a shocking drunken incident on a Jet2 flight from Las Palmas in Gran Canaria...

WOOD STOVE DEATHS: Couple die at holiday home in Spain after suspected carbon monoxide...

A BELGIAN couple found dead at their holiday home in Escorca reportedly died of carbon monoxide poisoning. The bodies of Andre Emsems and Philippine de...

Treat yourself with new generation products focussing on lip health

SPRING may be here but the changeable whether can still wreak havoc on dry lips so why not give them a treat? Today’s generation of...

Vehicle information sheets in English – If you can find them!

“The DGT provide lots of advice about their procedure, in English... If you can find them!” Spanish documentation may be a daunting prospect to many...

Woman, 69, dies in swimming pool fall in south of Spain

A WOMAN, aged 69, has been found floating in a swimming pool at a house in Andalucia in the south of Spain yesterday (Wednesday). The...

Costa Blanca North 28 February – 6 March 2019 Issue 1756

https://www.issuu.com/euroweeklynews/docs/1756-costa-blanca-north

Costa de Almeria 28 February – 6 March 2019 Issue 1756

https://www.issuu.com/euroweeklynews/docs/1756-costa-de-almeria

Feliz Día de Andalucia – Happy Andalucia Day 

TODAY (FEBRUARY 28) marks the day of the referendum that gave full autonomy to the Andalucian community in southern Spain in 1980 and is...

Costa Blanca South 28 February – 6 March 2019 Issue 1756

https://www.issuu.com/euroweeklynews/docs/1756-costa-blanca-south

Meet Fiona Catchpowle – Costa Women’s conference MC

A PACKED programme of speakers has been lined up for Costa Women’s International Women’s Day conference, sponsored by Euro Weekly News, on March 8. And...

What is Andalucia Day?

PEOPLE across Andalucia are preparing to mark the region’s annual holiday tomorrow (Thursday), with events organised to celebrate its history and culture. The day marks...

Day of the Balearic Islands

A BUMPER programme of more than 300 free activities has been put together to mark the Day of the Balearic Islands on Friday, March...

Arrests across 17 provinces in Spain for huge €19million social security fraud

NATIONAL POLICE officers in Spain have arrested almost 60 people across many parts of the mainland following a massive investigation into social security fraud. In...

FOOD FEAR: Traditional tortilla dish causes salmonella outbreak in Spain

A GROUP of people have been affected by salmonella poisoning after eating the traditional Spanish tortilla at a bar in northern Spain. According to the...