Thursday, 27 April 2017

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Three dead climbers discovered in the Picos de Europa

THE bodies of three climbers have been found in the Picos de Europa in Cantabria and bad weather is hampering their removal. When it was realised that the three climbers aged 46, 21 and 19 had not contacted their families by April 24 and their vehicle was discovered unattended, the…

Terror suspect arrested in Alicante

POLICE have arrested a suspected terrorist sympathiser on the Costa Blanca alleged to be helping jihadist fighters return to Spain from the Middle East. The 46-year-old Egyptian national was also said to have spread Islamic State ‘hate’ propaganda, taking advantage of his ‘privileged position’ within the Islamic community in the…

Wet weekend in prospect on the Costa del Sol

THE start of the May Bank holiday weekend is expected to be wet in Malaga Province, with a high probability of rainfall on Friday and Saturday, according to national weather agency AEMET. There is a 75-100 per cent probability of rain between 6pm on Thursday and Saturday evening, with temperatures…

Festival of the People arrives in Fuengirola

PROVING that it is a multi-cultural town, Fuengirola will host La Feria de los Pueblos from April 27 to May 1. 30 of the 130 countries who have residents in the 10 square kilometres that make up the town will be represented but interestingly there will no booths from the…

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Sol Times newspapers acquired by Euro Weekly News parent company

EWN Media Group (EWNMG) has further expanded its portfolio of newspapers in Spain by taking over the Sol Times publications. The takeover announcement comes just weeks after EWNMG, the parent company of Euro Weekly News, added the well-established three-edition RTN Costa Blanca newspaper firm to its expanding empire. Originally launched…

First speed cameras arrive in Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR has introduced speed cameras on selected roads. As the number of cars driving around roads on the Rock has increased dramatically there is also evidence that drivers of cars and motorcycles are regularly breaking speed limits with potentially dangerous results. In an effort to persuade drivers to slow down…

United Nationalities of Marbella: A community that cares

THE main hall at Laude International College welcomed a good number of people to the second United Nationalities of Marbella Conference. Organised by well-known local broadcaster Nicole King and chaired by Georgina Shaw the conference on April 25 was intended to bring together a number of the many different and…

British paedophile arrested in Spain

THE Guardia Civil has arrested two paedophiles, one from Wales, who were distributing child pornography. As part of an international investigation which has seen dozens of people in different countries arrested, officers discovered that a Briton and a Spaniard were running a website which was streaming child pornography to more…

Celebrate King Willem-Alexander’s birthday in style

HAVING been closed for the winter, Bono Beach Club Marbella has re-opened at one of the nicest beaches on the coast. Situated just a 10 minute drive from Marbella town centre and situated near to Elviria, this superb club, previously known simply as Bono’s Beach offers a blend of beach…

Sons live with the body of their mother for one month before authorities informed

POLICE have found the body of a woman that had been there for a month despite the fact that her two sons were present. The 77-year-old was found covered by bed sheets, with windows open and air fresheners to mask the smell. An autopsy revealed the woman had died at…

Suspected terrorists linked to Brussels attack arrested in Barcelona

MOSSOS D’ESQUADRA arrested nine suspected terrorists in Barcelona, four of which are believed to be involved with the 2016 Brussels attack. Police raided 12 properties throughout the region as part of the anti-jihadi terrorism operation, Apollo. Some of those arrested are believed to have been in contact with Yassime Atar,…

More than 10 rescued from Alicante apartment fire

MORE than 10 people were rescued from a fire inside an apartment in Alicante. Four of those rescued were “in extremis” according to authorities, three had minor injuries and one had moderate injuries. Eleven firefighters had to be treated for heatstroke at the scene, and two were taken to hospital…

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