Sunday, 19 February 2017

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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…

Tony Blair calls on Britons to ‘rise up’ against Brexit

FORMER Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on British people to ‘rise up’ and challenge Britain’s EU exit. In his speech, Blair said: “The people voted without knowledge of the terms of Brexit. As these terms become clear, it is their right to change their mind. Our mission is to…

Gibraltar sees the opening of a brand new World Trade Center

GIBRALTAR has seen the opening of its own World Trade Center (WTC), a 254,000 square foot building which joins similar WTCs in 90 other countries. This state of the art building confirms that industry and government consider that the future of Gibraltar’s business opportunities - regardless of the fact that…

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A DEADLY bacteria, Xylella fastidiosa, is spreading throughout olive and fruit trees across Mallorca. The Minister of Environment and Agriculture, Vicenç Vidal, met with the mayors of Mallorca to discuss containment and possible solutions. The mayors, along with the Federation of Local Government Bodies of the Balearic Islands, FELIB, asked…

Taxi drivers bring Palma to standstill

UP to 1,000 taxi drivers brought the centre of Palma to a standstill for five hours in protest at government plans to bring in more competition. With some 400 in their vehicles and the rest on foot, the drivers loudly took to the streets on Wednesday blowing whistles and letting…

Princess Cristina not guilty but husband faces jail

THREE judges in Mallorca have unanimously found Princess Cristina not guilty of the criminal charges she was accused of by the now disgraced Manos Limpios union, but she has been ordered to pay €265,000 in civil liability damages. Her husband, Iñaki Urdangarín, has been found guilty of a number of…

Murcia is heading across the Atlantic

CANADA is being seen as a strong business opportunity for the Murcia Region. President of the Region, Pedro Antonio Sanchez, welcomed the Canadian ambassador, Matthew Levin this week as Murcia was the first Spanish community to take advantage of the future free trade agreement between the country and the European…

Thieves target second homes on the Costa Blanca

FAMILIES have angrily complained about a lack of police patrols after a spate of break-ins in Mazarron, including one where a gang squatted for at least a week. More than a dozen properties have been targeted at the Puerto Bahia urbanisation. There are now claims that police do not have…

BARC cave concert huge success

THE Busot Animal Rescue Concern held an evening of music at the las Cuevas de Canelobre at the weekend. Euro Weekly News were delighted to be invited to the caves in Busot, which were spectacularly lit for the charity’s fundraising evening attended by almost 250 supporters. In attendance was the…

Solidarity Fund donation for Volunteer Emergency Services

IN Javea, Margaret March, president of Comunidad Pinosol, recently met with Javea’s mayor Jose Chulvi to present him with a donation of €3,000 from Comunidad Pinosol residents. The donation was for the Solidarity Fund set up by the mayor to support the Volunteer Emergency Services following last September’s forest fires,…

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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