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Almeria reports a record smashing spring for tourism

APRIL was a hugely successful month for Almeria airport according to the latest passenger statistics. Just over 34,000 people arrived from abroad during the month, more than 1,000 a day on average. The figures represent a quantum leap of 28.4 per cent compared to April last year, a remarkable increase…

Almeria City to roll out public bicycle system

ALMERIA is finally jumping on the biking bandwagon. The council will follow examples set by Murcia, Malaga and Madrid by installing hundreds of public bicycles at key points across the city. The new scheme involves 400 bikes scattered around 61 locations which can be accessed by a one-off card payment,…

Welcome home Leo the Lion

BRAVE cancer battler Leo Bermejo is back in Almeria after undergoing six weeks of ground-breaking proton beam therapy in the United States, and the Euro Weekly News was on hand to join the celebrations at his homecoming party. A sizeable group of friends, family members and supporters gathered at the…

PP's wild cat policy slammed in Almeria

BITING criticism of cat colony treatment has seen the official policy of Almeria’s ruling Popular Party described as absurd. Socialist councillor Ines Plaza says it is crazy to concentrate colonies of wild cats around only a few key areas. She claims that the government should take a leaf out the…

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Cancer-fighter Leo the Lion flies home to Spain for welcome party

BRAVE four-year-old Leo Bermejo from Almeria has finished his 31 sessions of proton beam therapy in Oklahoma and is on way home to Spain via Toronto, Amsterdam and Manchester, despite re-routed flights and missing luggage problems. The proton treatment in the States followed Leo’s fourth brain tumour operation in the…

One dead and four injured in Almeria road crash

EMERGENCY services in Andalucia have reported the death of a 21-year-old girl in a traffic accident at kilometre 49 of the A-334 at the entrance to the town of Purchena in Almeria. 112 Andalucia have also confirmed that four other young people have been injured in the accident in the…

Greenhouse gangsters arrested in Almeria

POLICE raided two marihuana greenhouses and set the stashes alight in the latest incarnation of Operation Choclo. Properties in Tabernas and La Canada were targeted as armed Guardia Civil officers made two arrests and seized €6,000 in cash, 494 marihuana plants and complex growing equipment. It was the latest flash…

Man in Almeria denies mistreating his dogs following protest

THE man accused of mistreating more than 60 dogs denies any wrongdoing during the protest at his property. Police were called to the demonstration after the man’s mother allegedly threatened protesters. When questioned by Euro Weekly News reader Kerry Matthews, the owner claimed he cleaned the room where they were…

Man arrested for abandonment and mistreatment of 19 dogs

GUARDIA CIVIL officers have arrested a man after 19 neglected dogs were found on a farm in El Ejido, Almeria. Two of the dogs were found lifeless and were being devoured by the rest. The remainder of the animals had a clear signs of starvation. The surviving dogs have been…

Protest in Almeria to save more than 60 dogs

A protest is going to be held on Wednesday (April 19) in the Huercal-Overa area to try and save the lives of more than 60 dogs that allegedly are being kept in appalling conditions. The fighting dogs are being kept together in one room with no windows and are left…

Take off for first female pilot in Spain’s Patrulla Águila military aerobatic display team

HIGH-FLYING Captain Rosa María García-Malea, from Almeria, is in spin after becoming the first woman pilot in Spain’s military Patrulla Águila aerobatic display team based at San Javier in Murcia. Mother-of-three Rosa is no stranger to breaking barriers. She was a pioneer in Spanish military aviation when she became the…

Violent ex-partner kills woman in Almeria then commits suicide

A YOUNG woman was found murdered in a ditch, after her boyfriend was discovered hanged in a greenhouse. All the evidence suggests that the man beat his partner to death, drove her body out to the fields by Al Alquian, Almeria, and then killed himself. Farmers entering the greenhouse on…

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