Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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Guardia Civil rescue five critically ill greyhounds from Sevilla farm

GUARDIA CIVIL’S animal protection unit, SEPRONA, has rescued five greyhounds in critical condition from a farmhouse in Sevilla. Agents investigated the property after a complaint was filed by a volunteer at an animal rescue centre, and discovered six extremely malnourished and sick greyhounds. Five of the dogs were removed from…

TUI and Thomas Cook fined for breaching code of conduct

TRAVEL companies TUI - who own First Choice and Thomson - and Thomas Cook have been fined for misleading customers travelling to the Canary Islands. Holidaymakers submitted numerous complaints of ‘inaccurate advertising’ and being placed in resorts that were still under construction. TUI was fined 48 times during 2015 and…

Flight steward found with €39,000 of stolen cash

GUARDIA CIVIL agents in Gran Canaria have arrested a flight steward who was found with €39,000 worth of cash allegedly stolen from a flight company’s safe. The 20-year-old was arrested at Gran Canaria Airport after a security scanner flagged the man’s suitcase as suspicious. When police discovered the money, the…

Migrants storm fence in Spanish enclave of Ceuta

MORE that 300 migrants have broken through the fence surrounding Spain's enclave of Ceuta in North Africa. The Guardia Civil said that a surveillance camera picked up how more than 500 people approached the fence with tools to break through one of the gates. Two officers were injured and are…

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‘Loss of separation’ between Ryanair and Vueling flights report published

AN investigation into an incident where a passenger jet flew too close to a Ryanair flight over Spain has determined the Vueling crew did not follow air traffic control instructions. The serious ‘loss of separation’ incident resulted in the two jets coming within 100 feet (30.4 metres) vertically and 1.4…

National Police arrest 22 in child pornography raids

SPAIN'S National Police force has arrested 22 people and is investigating another ten for distributing photographs and videos of child pornography. One of the detainees has also been accused of abusing his children aged 8 and 13, one of them with mental disorder. Two others arrested are also suspected of…

EU Commission issues ‘final warning’ to Spain over air pollution breaches

SPAIN has been sent a final warning to comply with EU air pollution standards. If Spain does not show the Commission how it intends to comply with EU law within two months, a court hearing with the power to impose heavy fines could begin later this year. There are three…

Diego Maradona in two alleged scuffles in Madrid

IN Madrid to watch his former team Napoli playing Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League, Diego Maradona was involved in two incidents that caught the attention of the world’s press. Firstly, journalist Ángel García, claimed that the Argentinian had attacked him while he tried to interview…

64-year-old woman gives birth to twins in northern Spain

A 64-YEAR-OLD woman identified only by the initials M.I.A. has given birth to twins in the northern Spanish city of Burgos. She thus becomes the second-eldest woman to give birth in Spain after Carmen Bousada, who had two children at the age of 67 but died of cancer three years…

Entries flow in for Win a Car competition

MOST of you are entering our great ‘Win a Car’ competition by filling in the form that’s supplied online. It’s quick and it’s easy and you know it’ll arrive. That’s not always the case with the post, but we’re getting some coming in that way and we’re happy to get…

'Ghost' haunts Granada council building

A COUNCILLOR claims a ghost has taken up residence in a Granada council building. The photo was taken by a civic worker, who wishes to remain anonymous, after hours at the Vegas de Genil council building. The councillor told the Ideal newspaper: “It was unusually cold in the office. I…

Suspected jihadist arrested over suicide killing plot

A MOROCCAN man who shared violent videos praising Daesh suicide killers and posed with his wife and son wearing clothing covered in the organisation’s emblems, has been arrested.The man, who has not been named, had openly expressed his intention to carry out a jihadist killing.The 33-year-old had actively tried to…
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