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New home for visionary Costa del Sol physiotherapist

New home for visionary Costa del Sol physiotherapist

John Smith Sep 24, 2017 Costa del Sol

AFTER 13 years in Cancelada, Bodyworks Clinic run by run by Euro Weekly News regular correspondent Estelle Mitchel is expanding and moving to San Pedro Alcantara. Although not quite finished, the...

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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Battle between Spanish government and Catalan regional parliament hots up

Battle between Spanish government and Catalan regional parliament hots up

John Smith Sep 24, 2017 Spain

FOLLOWING the arrival of three large vessels in Barcelona and Tarragona sent by the Spanish government to house police reinforcements, tension continued to rise. As the vessels are considered to be government managed ships, the law requires that the port authorities allow them to berth although soon after their arrival, dock...

Former Spanish king wins world championship in Canada

Former Spanish king wins world championship in Canada

John Smith Sep 24, 2017 Sport

AGED 79, former king Juan Carlos and his crew won the Six Metre World Championship trophy in the Classic Division at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club in Canada. Juan Carlos took his Bribon Gallant yacht to Canada to compete and was also awarded the Djinn Trophy and as owner of the...

'Drunk' man charged after easyJet flight from Spain diverted

'Drunk' man charged after easyJet flight from Spain diverted

Karl Smallman Sep 23, 2017 UK

POLICE have charged a man with being drunk on an aircraft after easyJet  flight EZY7208  from Barcelona to Liverpool was forced to divert to  Bristol Aiport. Daniel Fletcher, of McNeill Avenue, Crewe, was released on bail to appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court on 5 October. Three others arrested - two men aged...

British conman extradited from Alicante finally admits guilt in Essex court

British conman extradited from Alicante finally admits guilt in Essex court

John Smith Sep 23, 2017 Costa Blanca South

NORMAN FOWLER who fled to Spain in 2014 after being prosecuted for defrauding £21,000 (€23,500) finally admitted his guilt in a Chelmsford court. He was actually arrested by Spanish police over a weapons offence but after it was discovered that there was a European Arrest Warrant opened by the British authorities...

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 local cleaner suggests that every day when she and colleagues go to the schools, the rats are running around like...

British Prime Minister May explains Brexit expectations in Florence speech

British Prime Minister May explains Brexit expectations in Florence speech

John Smith Sep 23, 2017 UK

ALTHOUGH, as with so many political speeches, much of the content had already been leaked, Theresa May confirmed that she hopes to obtain a two year extension. She explained in a 45 minute speech that although Britain would leave the European Union in March 2019, she wanted to have time for...

Armed robbery proceeds recovered with three arrests across Spain

Armed robbery proceeds recovered with three arrests across Spain

John Smith Sep 23, 2017 Spain

AFTER genuine euro banknotes to the value of €4,770 were returned to the Bank of Spain for exchange, it was realised that the notes had come from an armed raid on an armoured van. The matter was passed to the National Police to confirm that the inks matched those used to...

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 Kendrick are on a short tour of Europe which has taken them to France, Switzerland and Germany before making her...

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