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Accelerated repayment clause in mortgage loans

ON March 26 of this year, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice issued a court decision on the accumulated cases C-70/17...

Are YOU the ONE?

Are YOU the ONE? My name is Michel Euesden - initials ME! I AM the CEO and Joint Publisher of the Euro Weekly News. I am nearer...

WILDFIRE FATALITIES: Spain reports high death toll among firefighting aircraft crew

NEW figures have revealed 865 people died in wildfires in Southern Europe between 1945 and 2016. The statistics, released by Wildfire Today, analysed the number...

UK and EU yet to decide on citizens’ rights

The constant state of limbo for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union ensues, with Conservative MP Alberto Costa demanding that the UK...

‘ATTEMPTED COUP’: Venezuelan military may have switched sides

JUAN GUAIDO, the Venezuelan politician who declared himself interim president of the country in January, says he is in the ‘final phase’ of deposing...

UNCERTAIN FUTURE: ‘Malaga Eye’ to disappear from site without new location

THE replication of the popular London Eye, located at the port of Malaga in the Costa del Sol, is soon to be dismantled over...

WILD NIGHT: Man arrested after driving his car into the front of a club...

POLICE have arrested a man accused of intentionally driving his car into the front of a club after being thrown out. The 44-year-old man, who...

BANK HOLIDAY – MAY 1: Shops and businesses will be closed in Spain

TOMORROW, May 1, is a national bank holiday in Spain, a ‘Red’ day when the shops will be shut and businesses, including banks, will...

Easter storm repair bill could reach €350,000 on the Costa Blanca

IT IS estimated that repairs in the aftermath of the structural damage caused by the Easter storms up and down the coast could be...

MAY DAY WEATHER: Sun and warm temperatures predicted for most on Spain TOMORROW

THE SPOKESPERSON for Spain’s Met Office, Ruben del Campo, has stated that temperatures are due to be higher than average in most of the...

RYANAIR: The 15-year-old autistic boy “was nervous” and his carer “took the decision not...

THE BUDGET airline denies claims a young autistic teenager was denied boarding and ordered to pay extra to carry a doll on board. Helena Estrella,...

International ‘Feria de los Pueblos’ starts TOMORROW in Fuengirola, Costa del Sol

THE International 'Feria de los Pueblos' in Fuengirola celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The fair will start tomorrow (April 30) at 19:00 and will...

SCAM ALERT: Fake electric inspector steals money and valuables from elderly people’s homes on...

A MAN, 34, has been arrested by the National Police in Marbella after pretending to work as an inspector for an electric company in...

BRITS ABROAD: What do you EAT, WATCH and DRINK on holiday in Spain?

A FACEBOOK group for Benidorm with 98,000 members has gone into meltdown after one questioned: "Why do people go to Spain to eat traditional...

Two babies die from bacteria and another three hospitalised in Spain

TWO premature babies have died in the Hospital Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona due to an intestinal inflammation that was complicated by a bacterium. Sources from...

Pensioner dies from injuries after being rammed during bull run in south of...

A 74-YEAR-OLD man has died after being rammed by a 520-kilo bull called 'Campanito' during an event in southern Spain. The man suffered a punctured...

WATCH: Environment protestors scale statue in Spain to get climate change message across

PROTESTORS in Spain have scaled the 60-metre (197 ft) statue of Christopher Columbus in Barcelona to protest about the political indifference against the climate...

Hotel employee arrested for alleged sexual assault on five-year-old girl in Spain

A HOTEL employee has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a little girl in Granada, according to Spanish press. The arrest was carried out...

BENIDORM BALCONY DEATH: Two years on Kirsty Maxwell family investigators return to scene of...

TODAY, April 29, marks exactly two-years since the suspicious death of Kirsty Maxwell in the British favourite holiday resort of Benidorm on Spain's Costa...

The best things in life are free

EVERY year when the United Nationalities of Marbella Summit comes around, I enjoy a giggle, as I know it’s really a “sum it up”...

How others really see us – Some surprising facts

It’s no secret that institutions develop their own language in the interests of time and confidentiality. Restaurant staff use various terms to describe their...

ROAD TEST: Mercedes-Benz B180 Sport

Mercedes-Benz B180 Sport THE Mercedes-Benz B Class is a spacious compact family MPV aimed at those seeking better accommodation for passengers and their luggage, and...

Teen dies after brutal nightclub attack in Spain – seven arrested including foreigners

A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy who was brutally beaten by a gang following an argument about tobacco at a disco in Spain has died in hospital. According...

Spain to UK flight diverted after ‘drone sighting’ at London airport

PASSENGERS on a flight from Spain to London Gatwick yesterday afternoon (Sunday) were diverted to another airport after reports of a drone being spotted...