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A Bedar student is determined to make a difference with a sustainable development charity

BEDAR student Toby Desmond is determined to use his gap year not only to travel and broaden his horizons but also to help make...

The BioRitme festival in Barcelona has banned a Rap group from performing

The BioRitme Festival has denounced the hip hop group SFDK for rejecting a gender training course after a complaint by a festival assistant was...

Vera Council organised a fun workshop for children

FOR the fifth year running Vera Council organised a fun workshop for children aimed at integrating youngsters with special educational needs. Some 100 local boys...

Go-ahead for renovations in Almanzora

THE Andalucia regional government has approved renovations to Cuevas del Almanzora’s Marques de Los Velez castle which the council hopes will attract more tourists...

The Emergency centre in Vera is one step closer

THE launch of an 061 emergencies centre based in the old Vera health centre and serving the Almeria North Health District is a step...

British volunteers help make summer fun in Albox

VOLUNTEERS from the Albox English library did their bit to make sure children living in one of the less affluent parts of Albox made...
Toyota GR Supra

2020 Toyota GR Supra

THE new Toyota Supra has been a long time in the making, seven years to be precise, and 21 since the Supra moniker was...

Mojacar fiesta all-round success

MOJACAR’S annual San Augustin fiesta proved to be a great success once again, especially for local hotels and businesses, the council reported. An extensive programme...

Man jailed for Threatening Wife in Valencia

AN ELDERLY man from Valencia has been arrested for threatening to kill his 83-year-old wife if she didn’t have sex with him. The 87-year-old man...
IN A WORD: Slanglish is sloppy speech.

Don’t write in slanglish if you wanna pass exams

IN a recent survey, thousands of tutors were asked why students they’d taught failed English GCSEs. The most common reason, given by 42 per...

22 years ago today and Princess Diana’s light still shines strong

On the 31st August, 1997, Princess Diana died after the Mercedes S280 limo she was in crashed into the 13th pillar of the Pond...
Rescue vessel stranded

Rescue vessel stranded during air crash recovery in La Manga

THE Ministry of Defence is trying to rescue a minesweeping vessel that became stranded during the recovery of the C-101 aircraft that crashed into...

Spaniard tourist’s door mistake creates Munich airport chaos

A YOUNG Spaniard caused chaos at Munich airport when he opened the wrong door triggering alarms. The security scare at Germany’s second busiest airport on...
FIELD MARSHAL MONTGOMERY: A closeted gay bully.

Conscription’s not the answer

IN 2012, Matthew Harwood, writing for the Guardian, began an article about National Service with the words: ‘The corpse of long-dead idea is beginning...

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to a Category 4 storm

Officials in Brevard and Martin counties on Florida's east coast announced mandatory evacuations for residents of barrier islands and low-laying areas in advance of...

Barcelona metro pickpocket raid ends in 23 arrests

A MAJOR police raid to catch pickpockets operating on the Barcelona metro led to the identification of 70 repeat offenders and 23 arrests in...

Authorities take precautionary measures to aid road safety this weekend as the holidays come...

Authorities are bracing for a surge in traffic as millions of people return home after their summer holidays. 4,8 million road trips are estimated to...
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Grizzly find in Jaen home

GUARDIA Civil have launched an investigation after local police found the badly decomposed bodies of a middle-aged couple in their home in La Carolina...
The vanishing pool of the Sky Amenities of Aston Martin Residences.

Tallest tower south of New York

A TALL claim by the developers G&G Business Developments for the luxury residential tower ‘Aston Martin Residences’ has started its long climb into the...

Food poisoning affects 38 people after eating in a Japanese restaurant in Palma

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that 38 people were poisoned after eating at a Japanese restaurant located on Calle Blanquerna in Palma last...
Embolado

Animal Rights Campaign Targets ‘El Toro Embolado’ Festivals

THE animal rights group AnimaNaturalis has launched a new campaign to investigate the suffering of bulls in the ‘Embolado’ festivals where they are forced...
DAISY: Can relax in her home bed while her owners are on holiday

House-sitters enable your pup to stay in their favourite nook while you travel

House-sitters ensure your pets are happy at home when you are away. As soon as some pets see pre-holiday commotion, suitcases appearing from cupboards they...
C-33

Man charged for driving at 263km/h near Barcelona and filming it

A DRIVER who publicly posted a video of himself speeding is being hunted by police. The Mossos d'Esquadra have launched a warrant for the arrest...
Ambulancia

Ambulance crew had dog set on them in Spain

AN ambulance man was bitten when a woman who did not like the treatment he was giving a relative of hers set a dog...