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Motorcyclist dies in crash on Malaga road

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Malaga road

Karl Smallman Dec 17, 2017 Costa del Sol

A BIKER has died in a crash on the A-366 between Alozaina and Yunquera in Malaga province this afternoon (Sunday). The 112 Andalucia emergency control centre received the first alert to...

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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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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 of Valladolises was hospitalised after suffering a panic attack A total of 16 fire fighters in five vehicles were sent to...

Costa del Sol organisers in Wonderland at tea party for paralysed biker

Costa del Sol organisers in Wonderland at tea party for paralysed biker

Karl Smallman Dec 16, 2017 Costa del Sol

FUNDRAISERS had to pinch themselves to make sure they weren’t dreaming where they totted up the donations made during a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in aid of paralysed biker David Toms. They had set a  target of €2,500 which would pay for one month of care for the popular Costa del...

Rajoy: Spain WILL go to World Cup, and win!

Rajoy: Spain WILL go to World Cup, and win!

Matt Ford Dec 16, 2017 Sport

SPANISH Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is confident that Spain will go to the football world cup. Speaking in Brussels, Belgium, where he has been attending a European Union summit, the leader said: "I am absolutely convinced that Spain will be at the World Cup in Russia, and will also win." His comments...

Over a hundred Taiwanese fraudsters to be extradited from Spain to China

Over a hundred Taiwanese fraudsters to be extradited from Spain to China

Matt Ford Dec 16, 2017 Spain

THE Spanish national court has granted China's request to extradite 121 Taiwanese conmen. It comes after 269 people were arrested in connection with an elaborate telephone scam that swindled working class people in China out of an estimated €16 million. The gang had offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante, and the racket...

Royal Wedding date to clash with FA Cup Final

Royal Wedding date to clash with FA Cup Final

John Smith Dec 15, 2017 UK

A SHORT statement issued by Kensington Palace today stated that His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will marry on Saturday May 19 next. This news follows the earlier announcement that Prince Harry (as he is more colloquially known) and the American actress were engaged, The wedding ceremony...

Costa Blanca parade accused of racism

Costa Blanca parade accused of racism

Linda Hall Dec 15, 2017 Costa Blanca North

ALCOY’S Three Kings’ Parade has been accused of racism. Online magazine Afrofeminas criticised the 'blacked-up' pages who have been delivering presents to the city’s children on the night of January 5 since the parade was first held in 1885. The pages are offensive because they “stereotype, ridicule, exclude and falsify our image,”...

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...

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