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Thousands take to city streets for Malaga 10K

Thousands take to city streets for Malaga 10K

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 manufacturers Renault and the...

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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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Famous, the disappearing ‘gamba roja’ from Garrucha!

Famous, the disappearing ‘gamba roja’ from Garrucha!

Ric Polansky Oct 21, 2017 Ric Polansky

I am always pleased to be distant from town. Naturally I am asked where am I from and know fully well I only have to spit out the word ‘Mojacar’ and it is known and accepted. Unlike people from others places must say, Turre, Almeria to get their full meaning...

BREAKING: Knife-wielding attacker injures four in Munich

BREAKING: Knife-wielding attacker injures four in Munich

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 World News

POLICE confirm four people have been injured by a man wielding a knife in Munich, Germany. Officers are hunting for the man, who allegedly fled the scene on a bicycle after the attack. The man’s motive remains unknown, and residents have been warned to stay indoors while the suspect remains on the loose. Theattacker allegedly came at the victims in the city's Rosenheimer Platz at round 6am this morning...

Spanish police identify 800 British tourists accused of sickness scams

Spanish police identify 800 British tourists accused of sickness scams

Kat Ashton Oct 21, 2017 Spain

NEARLY 800 British tourists have been identified by the Spanish police for claiming compensation in fake food poisoning scams. The claims were made while the tourists were on all-inclusive holidays in the Balearic Islands. A police probe was launched last summer after a surge in complaints which caused hotels to lose more...

Get your entries in snappy for classic car club photo competition!

Get your entries in snappy for classic car club photo competition!

Karl Smallman Oct 21, 2017 Costa del Sol

THE Classic Car Club of Andalucia is reminding members to get their entries in for their annual photographic competition. Professional photographer Paul Yaffé will judge the competition which carries two fabulous prizes but entries must be in by November 12. The top photographer has offered a prize of a 'Yaffé Fusion Art...

David Tennant will voice The Highway Rat in BBC One special this Christmas

David Tennant will voice The Highway Rat in BBC One special this Christmas

Richard Shanley Oct 21, 2017 Richard Shanley

David Tennant has bagged his first festive TV role for this coming Christmas, and it’s so exciting we don’t even care that it’s only October. David will be voicing the one and only Highway Rat, from legendary children's author Julia Donaldson’s book of (almost) the same name.  The half-hour animated special...

First Spanish Butterfly Skin reference centres set to be presented

First Spanish Butterfly Skin reference centres set to be presented

Benjamin Park Oct 20, 2017 Spain

THE first two Spanish reference centres for people suffering with the condition Butterfly Skin will be officially presented on Wednesday October 25, in cohesion with International Butterfly Skin Day. Butterfly Skin, or Epidermolysis bullosa, is a rare, incurable disease, characterised by extremely fragile skin. Daily activities such as walking, eating or a...

Online package holiday company  A1Travel.com goes bust

Online package holiday company A1Travel.com goes bust

Karl Smallman Oct 20, 2017 UK

A LONG-ESTABLISHED UK online holiday company that sold packages to Spain and around the world has ceased trading this afternoon. In a brief statement on their website the ABTA and ATOL-protected company  announced: Friday 20th October 2017Chadwell Travel TA as a1travel.com have regrettably ceased trading.If you have a forward booking that is...

Gambling continues to grow but is Europe ready for it?

Gambling continues to grow but is Europe ready for it?

Euro Weekly News Oct 20, 2017 Finance

HERE at the Euro Weekly News, we like to keep on top of the news and this includes topics from all over the Europe and beyond. Recently, we have read several reports on the current state of the gambling industry and how gambling is progressing across Spain and indeed Europe. One report...

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Police issue warning after thefts from British expats on Costa Blanca

Catalan independence: Major banks and businesses move out of Barcelona

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

Buzz off! Tiger mosquitoes spreading on Costa del Sol

Police swoop on Marbella FC as 11 arrested in €30 million Russian mafia sting