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Cleaner claims rats run free in Costa del Sol schools

Cleaner claims rats run free in Costa del Sol schools

John Smith Sep 23, 2017 Costa del Sol

A POST to a social media group in San Pedro Alcantara says that there are large numbers of rats running wild in infant’s schools in the town. The claim from a...

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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Police arrest man linked to Barcelona terror attacks

Police arrest man linked to Barcelona terror attacks

Kat Ashton Sep 22, 2017 Spain

SPANISH police have detained a man accused of link to last month’s terror attacks in Barcelona. The 24-year-old originally from Morocco, is a Spanish resident and allegedly had a close relationship to a number of those involved in the August attacks which left 16 people dead and over 130 injured. Police, who...

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 doesn’t arrive in time an estimated four million clementine, peach, plum and nectarine trees face imminent death. Millions have already begun...

Investment in Spanish city centres reaching record levels

Investment in Spanish city centres reaching record levels

Matthew Elliott Sep 22, 2017 Property

INVESTMENT in Spain’s major city centres is approaching record levels. Top international brands are competing for prime high street properties as the wider economy reboots. A new study from real estate consultancy JLL found that €402 million was pumped into the Spanish high street in the first quarter of 2017. Much...

Bill Gates and more at Javea U3A meeting

Bill Gates and more at Javea U3A meeting

Euro Weekly News Sep 22, 2017 Costa Blanca North

JAVEA U3A will be holding its next monthly meeting on Wednesday September 27 – the first after the summer recess – and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates will be one of the big talking points. All members are welcome to attend and it is also an opportunity for new members to sign...

Sex change sorcery: Transsexual duped by medium in Costa Blanca

Sex change sorcery: Transsexual duped by medium in Costa Blanca

Matthew Elliott Sep 22, 2017 Costa Blanca South

A SCAM ARTIST tricked a transsexual into believing she could turn him from a man into a woman using magic as a court case continues. The Santa Pola ‘psychic medium’ took advantage of the man’s vulnerability to convince him to fork out €2,300 for the sex change sorcery, a court heard. The...

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...

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