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EXCLUSIVE: Rhonda Ross Kendrick is her own woman

EXCLUSIVE: Rhonda Ross Kendrick is her own woman

John Smith Sep 22, 2017 Costa del Sol

ALTHOUGH not strictly within the area that this paper covers, the opportunity to interview Rhonda, the eldest daughter of Diana Ross was too great to ignore. She and her husband Rodney...

Holiday rental scam firm based in Spain shut down

Holiday rental scam firm based in Spain shut down

Jay Emeny Sep 22, 2017 Costa Blanca North

 A HOLIDAY RENTAL COMPANY believed to be responsible for ripping off at least 150 people for an estimated €45,000 has been shut down. The firm would allegedly use photos of apartments...

Almeria Province on verge of major catastrophe

Almeria Province on verge of major catastrophe

Matthew Elliott Sep 22, 2017 Costa de Almería

MILLIONS of fruit trees could die within the week across the Almanzora Valley. An emergency irrigation request has been sent to Madrid by Almeria’s Mesa del Agua water board. If the water...

Waste dumped onto Axarquia beach squabble hits court

Waste dumped onto Axarquia beach squabble hits court

Sally Underwood Sep 22, 2017 Axarquía - Costa Tropical

A TORROX court will consider whether it is legal that raw waste is pumped onto Burriana Beach. Nerja businessman, Jorge Narvaez, wrote to the Malaga Provincial Prosecutor complaining the issue constitutes...

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Three injured in gangland shootout near school in Spain

Three injured in gangland shootout near school in Spain

Sean Campbell Sep 22, 2017 Spain

A GANGLAND shooting left three people injured – one seriously – after a drug dispute in a Valencian town. Police believe the fight near a school in Plaza de Benicarlo, Paterna, was between two rival gypsy gangs following an argument about drug money. Of the three injured, two were transferred to hospital...

Thomas Cook flights rescheduled as pilots strike

Thomas Cook flights rescheduled as pilots strike

Karl Smallman Sep 22, 2017 UK

THE pilots' union BALPA has called a strike on Thomas Cook UK Airlines flights from 00.01 to 23.59 on Saturday, 23 September. The airline which flies to parts of Spain from British regional airports has said, “Our priority is to make sure all of our customers can still fly on holiday...

Forex trading: A beginner's survival guide

Forex trading: A beginner's survival guide

Euro Weekly News Sep 21, 2017 Finance

FOREX trading can be profitable but it also involves taking risks. It’s imperative that beginners understand this before starting out, because miscalculating risks could cut their Forex trading career short. The Forex market is highly competitive with large institutions, hedge funds and professional traders all battling it out to make a...

The F word

The F word

Sarah Tooley Sep 21, 2017 Sarah Tooley

IN my continued attempts to be a tiger mother and get the boys speaking Spanish I have banned English radio in the car. The problem with this, (there are always problems with my plans), they don't play radio versions of songs and swear words are abundant. The other day the F word...

British children in hospital in Spain after hotel gas leak

British children in hospital in Spain after hotel gas leak

John Smith Sep 21, 2017 Spain

NINE British children and a party of pensioner hikers from Malaga Province were amongst those taken to hospital following a carbon monoxide leak at a Spanish hotel. Five people with suspected serious injuries and 22 people with minor injuries were ferried from the four-star Hotel Campomar in Isla near Santander to...

105 people 'poisoned' by contaminated tuna in Spain

105 people 'poisoned' by contaminated tuna in Spain

John Smith Sep 21, 2017 Costa de Almería

GUARDIA CIVIL officers are investigating seven people from a company in Almeria who are suspected of supplying contaminated tuna. There was an outbreak of histamine poisoning across Spain including Andalucia and Murcia which affected 105 people and spread across four other European states. So worried was the Health Authority of the Junta...

Toddler in critical condition after being found in Mallorca hotel pool

Toddler in critical condition after being found in Mallorca hotel pool

Jay Emeny Sep 21, 2017 Mallorca

A TWO-YEAR-OLD has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after being found face down in a hotel pool in Mallorca. The young boy was pulled to safety by a lifeguard at the Marins Playa hotel in Cala Bona, and resuscitated at the scene. He is believed to be on holiday...

Record breaking September forecast for Benidorm hotels

Record breaking September forecast for Benidorm hotels

Kat Ashton Sep 21, 2017 Costa Blanca North

HOTELS in Benidorm are set for a stunning September with occupancy rates currently at 93.2 per cent. This is an increase of around 1.3 per cent from August and 1.9 per cent from July - making September the year’s best month for tourism so far. While the British market remains a staple...

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Spain got it right in 1483. Perhaps time to do it again.
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The explosion happened Saturday morning, not Sunday morning.

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