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Thousands of pigs burned to death in Murcia

Thousands of pigs burned to death in Murcia

Matt Ford Dec 16, 2017 Costa Blanca South

AROUND 2,000 pigs have died after a fire engulfed a Murcia farm. The blaze destroyed a large building housing the animals and the owner of the facility near the remote village...

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European Union dedicates Princess of Asturias Award to Portugal and Spain

European Union dedicates Princess of Asturias Award to Portugal and Spain

John Smith Dec 15, 2017 World News

IN October of this year, the European Union was chosen to receive €50,000 and the Princess of Asturias Award in the Concord category. Previous award winners have been charities and religious orders around the world. Yesterday (Thursday December 14) prior to a European Council dinner with Theresa May to discuss Brexit, the...

Two policemen killed by wanted ex-soldier as fatal shootout shocks Spain

Two policemen killed by wanted ex-soldier as fatal shootout shocks Spain

Matt Ford Dec 15, 2017 Spain

THREE people, including two police officers, have been shot to death in Teruel by a heavily-armed man dressed in military gear. The alleged killer fled the scene in a pickup after stealing the dead men’s weapons, but was held around 75 kilometres away as he stumbled along the side of the...

Spanish doctor scammed parents out of thousands for fake vaccinations

Spanish doctor scammed parents out of thousands for fake vaccinations

Kat Ashton Dec 15, 2017 Spain

A DOCTOR has been sentenced to two years in prison for injecting children with saline solution while charging parents for vaccinations against diseases such as measles and chicken pox. The physician, who was identified by the court in Valencia as “Bernarda”, charged parents between €60 and €1,200 to vaccinate their children...

Ryanair to recognise pilot unions in the hope of avoiding Christmas strike

Ryanair to recognise pilot unions in the hope of avoiding Christmas strike

Benjamin Park Dec 15, 2017 Spain

RYANAIR has announced that it will ‘recognise pilot unions’ in order to avoid any threat of disruption during Christmas week. The company has said that it will change its long standing policy of not recognising pilot unions and has written to the unions in Spain Ireland, the UK, Germany, Italy and...

Nine enslaved sex workers from Romania rescued by police in Spain

Nine enslaved sex workers from Romania rescued by police in Spain

John Smith Dec 15, 2017 Spain

A COMBINED operation between the Guardia Civil and the Romanian police saw the release of nine women who were being made to act as prostitutes in Madrid. The investigation started in September 2016 when a girl escaped from the clutches of the gang and reported her plight to the Guardia Civil...

Raiders loot death crash lorry on Costa del Sol

Raiders loot death crash lorry on Costa del Sol

Matt Ford Dec 15, 2017 Costa del Sol

THIS is the shocking moment that looters ransacked the scene of a deadly lorry crash on the Costa del Sol. At least seven people ran off with their arms full of tomatoes, which the wrecked vehicle was carrying in its trailer, while others arrived to pay their respects to the driver...

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Spain's Costa del Sol is scene for Snatch casting TODAY

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Spain's Costa del Sol is scene for Snatch casting TODAY

Karl Smallman Dec 15, 2017 Costa del Sol

PRODUCERS are scouring the Costa del Sol today (Friday) and tomorrow for talent for a new series of Snatch, which revolves around a group of young and ambitious gangsters. The series was originally scheduled to be shot in the Caribbean but that location was dropped after the recent hurricanes. Then the...

UK boss treats staff to weekend in Benidorm for Christmas

UK boss treats staff to weekend in Benidorm for Christmas

Karl Smallman Dec 15, 2017 Costa Blanca North

A COMPANY boss in the North East of England has treated his workforce to Christmas they will always remember by flying them to the sunny Costa Blanca. Dave Collins, managing director of DC Handrails & Ironwork Parts Ltd, in Newcastle, whisked his staff and their partners away to Benidorm for a...

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