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Firefighters declare Marbella wildfire is out

Firefighters declare Marbella wildfire is out

Karl Smallman Oct 23, 2017 Costa del Sol

MORE than 30 specialist INFOCA forestry firefighters, two aircraft and two water pumps have worked quickly to extinguish a wild fire near Marbella this  afternoon.  The blaze at Paraje Loma de...

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Lucky twenty euro banknote worth €12,000 finally found near Costa Blanca

Lucky twenty euro banknote worth €12,000 finally found near Costa Blanca

Karl Smallman Oct 12, 2017 Costa Blanca South

THE most sought-after €20 banknote in Spain has been found in Murcia. Producers from the popular Spanish television programme El Hormiguero (The Anthill), put a €20 note carrying a unique serial...

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Thousands of runners take to city streets for Malaga 10K race

Thousands of runners take to city streets for Malaga 10K race

Kat Ashton Oct 22, 2017 Costa del Sol

NEARLY 20,000 runners took part in the 39th ‘la Carrera Urbana Ciudad’ (Urban Street Race) in Malaga capital today (Sunday). The 10km event was sponsored by car manufacturer Renault and the department store chain El Corte Ingles, and a ‘mini’ 4km event was also held. The winners of the men's and women's...

MISSING: Torremolinos police launch search for 15-year-old

MISSING: Torremolinos police launch search for 15-year-old

Kat Ashton Oct 22, 2017 Costa del Sol

POLICE in Torremolinos are hunting for a 15-year-old teenage boy who went missing ten days ago. Sorin Durac, originally from Romania, was last seen in Torremolinos on October 12. Local police have launched an online campaign to appeal to the public for any information they might have regarding Sorin's whereabouts.   The young man...

Malaga pet lovers in race against the clock to get doggy DNA tests

Malaga pet lovers in race against the clock to get doggy DNA tests

Kat Ashton Oct 22, 2017 Costa del Sol

MALAGA City Council has extended the deadline for dog owners to register their pet’s DNA until December 31. Owners are now required to pay €35 to register their dogs with the authorities, which includes handing over a sample of the dogs DNA and fitting their collars with a tag bearing...

British expats will be able to stay in Spain 'even if there is no deal' says Spanish foreign minister

British expats will be able to stay in Spain 'even if there is no deal' says Spanish foreign minister

Karl Smallman Oct 22, 2017 UK

SPAIN’S foreign minister, Alfonso Dastis, has said  British expats will be allowed to continue living in Spain even if Britain doesn’t strike a Brexit deal with the European Union. The senior government minister speaking on BBC One's Andrew Marr Show, said, "I do hope that there will be a deal. “If there...

Spanish tourist killed by falling masonry from church in Italy

Spanish tourist killed by falling masonry from church in Italy

Karl Smallman Oct 22, 2017 World News

A SPANISH tourist has been killed after he was hit by falling masonry as he visited the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence with his wife. The 52-year-old man was struck by a chunk of  decorative stone about siix inches square that fell from a height of 65ft. The 15th-century church -...

Five children hurt after falling through  skylight at birthday party

Five children hurt after falling through skylight at birthday party

Karl Smallman Oct 22, 2017 Spain

FIVE young girls, aged between five and seven-years-old, have been injured after falling through a skylight while playing at a birthday party in Alicante, Spain. The five fell fom a height of five metres from street level into an underground garage at  the Florencia urbanisation in Cabo de las Huertas. Three of...

Cataluña 'will not accept' Spain's plan, declares leader

Cataluña 'will not accept' Spain's plan, declares leader

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 Spain

CATALAN separatists prepare to declare independence from Spain following Spanish Government's decision to impose direct rule. Around 450,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona today (Saturday) to protest Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's announcement that members of the Catalan parliament will be sacked and elections will be held in the region within the next...

Protesters punish banks in Cataluña for abandoning region

Protesters punish banks in Cataluña for abandoning region

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 Spain

CATALAN activisits flocked to withdraw cash as a protest against banks who moved their headquarters from the region following the independence referendum. Some protesters withdrew €155 as a symbolic nod to the government’s invoking of Article 155 of the constitution in order to impose direct rule on Cataluña. Others withdrew €1,714...

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Catalan independence: Major banks and businesses move out of Barcelona

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Ryanair announce MASSIVE flight cancellations on routes to Spain due to French air traffic control strike

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Costa Blanca hotel fire quickly brought under control