Thursday, 25 May 2017

Latest News

Hotels crack down on Brit fraudsters after losing €60 million

SPANISH hoteliers are on the warpath after British tourists milked them for more than €60 million last year. Fraudulent insurance claims will now result in immediate prosecution, they say. The threat comes after the number of sickness claims rose by 700 per cent in 2016, leading the Spanish hotel owner’s…

Selling Saharan sand to Mallorca

THE Cook Islands registered Southwester cargo vessel sailed from Laayoune in Western Sahara with 7,000 tons of sand headed for Palma. Western Sahara was annexed by Mauritania and Morocco in 1976 following the withdrawal of Spain from the area once called Spanish Sahara and there has been heavy fighting between…

WATCH: Whales migrating to Atlantic spotted in Costa Blanca

THREE fin whales were spotted off the coast of Torrevieja, visible from land the migrating mammals sparked excitement amongst nature lovers. An endangered species – also known as the razorback or the common rorqual – the leviathans are the second largest mammal in the world after the blue whale, they…

Man arrested six times in one week for assaulting police in Malaga

A MAN has been arrested six times in one week for assaulting police officers, and refusing to leave courtrooms. The series of confrontations between the 27-year-old and authorities began on May 13 when police detained him for attempted murder. During the arrest, the man grabbed a knife and injured an…

Popular News

THE new pickup and dropoff system at Malaga airport has…
SIXTEEN people have been arrested in two different cases for…
A SPANISH group Infocircos has made a historic arrangement with…
THE last leg of a very special charity cycling tour…

Spain’s Supreme Court confirms Lionel Messi's prison sentence

LIONEL MESSI’S 21 month prison sentence for tax evasion has been confirmed by Spain’s Supreme Court. The Barcelona star reportedly owes the Hacienda a total of €4.1 million from 2007-2009. As well as serving seven months for each charge, Messi has also been fined more than €2 million. However, as…

Ryanair and Air Europe form new partnership

TWO airlines, Ryanair and Air Europa are forming a new flight partnership to offer Air Europa long haul flights through the Ryanair website. With immediate effect customers can browse and book Air Europa flights on 20 long haul routes from Madrid to 16 countries in North, Central and South America,…

Spanish climber makes fastest ascent of Mount Everest

A SPANISH climber, Kilian Jornet is claiming a record for the fastest ascent of Mount Everest. Alone, in a single climb and without oxygen or fixed ropes, Jornet reached the summit of the world’s tallest mountain which is 8,848 metres high from the base camp at 5,100 metres in what…

People traffickers arrested in Belgium and Spain

IN an operation coordinated with the Belgian Police and Europol, the Guardia Civil have arrested six people traffickers. Officers were contacted by the Belgian authorities and asked to check out a number of Spanish addresses where it appeared that a gang was supplying workers to Belgium and then treating them…

Man cycles from UK to Spain for cancer research fundraiser

A BRITISH man whose Almeria-based mother has been struck with terminal cancer is cycling all the way from Lincolnshire to Almeria to raise money for research into the disease. Jason Skinner from Bourne has been in tough training for months to prepare for the epic journey, involving more than 2,000…

Three more arrested over Manchester bombing

THREE men have been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing. Greater Manchester Police revealed on Wednesday (May 24) that the trio were arrested in the south of the city, following the arrest on Tuesday of a 23-year-old man, who remains in custody. The military will replace armed police at…

Britain top of Spain's arms export list

BRITAIN doesn’t only love Spain's weather, it also loves its weapons. A report from the Spanish department of commerce shows that the UK is the biggest buyer of Spanish arms and military equipment in the world. In 2016 the British government spent €1.347 billion on Spanish artillery, purchasing 33.2 per…

WATCH: U.S. Air Force plane makes emergency landing in Spain after landing gear failure

A USAF C-5 Galaxy airlifter has safely slid to a stop after making a successful emergency landing at the Rota Air Base in Spain after its nose landing gear failed to extend correctly. Fire crews stood by as the huge aircraft circled for an hour to burn off fuel and…

Logo Euro Weekly News

MEMBERS OF:  AFFILIATED TO: