Costa De Almería Edition

Tragedy as cooking mishap claims woman’s life

Tragedy as a cooking mishap claims a woman’s life in Spain’s Almeria.The shocking accident happened on Monday afternoon, January 17. According to the Andalucian...

Andalucia rejects the proposed social security changes

Elias Bendodo, spokesman for the Junta de Andalucia rejects the central government's proposed change to social securityElias Bendodo, the Minister of the Presidency, Public...

Thousands of kilos of hashish seized in Spain’s Almeria

Thousands of kilos of hashish have been seized in Almeria’s Cabo de Gata.Officers from the Guardia Civil in Almeria have arrested five people in...

Andalucian Hospitality Federation label Covid passport ‘a lesser evil’

Covid passports have been called 'a lesser evil' by the Andalucian Hospitality FederationJavier Frutos, president of the Andalusian Hospitality Federation, in an audio broadcast...

Vera town hall puts budget surplus to good use throughout the...

WORK on improving the roads at Vera Playa’s Natsun urbanisation has now begun and will take two months to complete.Visiting the naturist complex recently,...

Christine Logan goes to great lengths to help PAWS-PATAS

REMEMBER Christine Logan?In January 2021 Christine walked a million steps in 50 days to raise much-needed funds for the PAWS-PATAS Animal Shelter situated between...

Vaccination points without an appointment in Almeria

Here are this week's vaccination points without the need for an appointment in Almeria provinceThroughout the week of January 17 to 23, if you...

News in Brief for the Costa de Almeria area

Zigzag clue GUARDIA CIVIL officers stopped a van zigzagging along the A-7 in Huercal-Overa, escorting the vehicle to a safe place to prevent an...

Junta vice-president Juan Marin’s health scare attributed to low blood pressure

JUAN MARIN, the Junta’s vice-president, abandoned the regional government meeting held in the Alcazaba on January 11 after feeling indisposed.Marin, who has a previous...

Schrödinger’s Legality: Online Gambling in the EU

According to EU law, online casinos who want to offer their service in the European Union must have an online gambling license that matches...

Alain Prost leaves the Alpine F1 team

Alain Prost, the legendary quadruple F1 world champion has quit the Alpine racing teamFrench media has reported that Alain Prost, the 66-year-old legendary quadruple...

Mandatory DGT low emission zones in Spanish towns exceeding 50,000 inhabitants

From 2023 all Spanish towns with more than 50,000 inhabitants must set up mandatory low emission zonesThroughout 2022, the Spanish Government has made its...

Insparya patient: “I would have done it sooner”

“If I had known the results, I would have done it sooner.” That’s what patients say about the treatments provided by the best experts...

Our Pick For The World’s Best Road Trips

Road trips are sometimes the best way to travel around the world because you have the time to see everything the world has to...

Are Your Finances Safe? Let’s Do a Security Check of Financial...

You change your passwords every month, regularly check your credit score, and make sure you only visit reputable business and financial sites. What could...

Which European Industries Look Set to Have a Bumper 2022?

Europe has many well-established industries. It is a world leader in motor vehicle manufacturing, pharmaceutical products, heavy machinery, and is also famed for being...

Can your dog REALLY tell the time?

Do our dogs really have the ability to tell the time?Why are there dogs that wake up their owners at the same time every...

Renault will only sell electric cars in Europe by 2030

Renault has announced its intention of only selling electrified vehicles in Europe by 2030Renault is not the first brand, neither will it be the...

Top Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo dies suddenly aged 27

Top Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo dies suddenly aged 27.TOP Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo, an elite mountain biker from Espírito Santo, dies suddenly aged 27...

Breaking: Real Madrid legend Paco Gento dies aged 88

Breaking: Real Madrid legend Paco Gento dies aged 88.BREAKING NEWS - Spanish footballer and Real Madrid legend Paco Gento dies aged 88, according to...

FOUR elite footballers were diagnosed with heart issues over the weekend

FOUR elite footballers were diagnosed with heart issues over the weekend.FOUR elite footballers were diagnosed with heart issues over the weekend, joining another top...

Alain Prost leaves the Alpine F1 team

Alain Prost, the legendary quadruple F1 world champion has quit the Alpine racing teamFrench media has reported that Alain Prost, the 66-year-old legendary quadruple...

Mayor of Madrid wants Djokovic at the Mutua Madrid Open in...

Jose Luis Martinez-Almeida believes Novak Djokovic would be a huge scoop for the Mutua Madrid OpenJose Luis Martinez-Almeida, the mayor of Madrid, and national...

Breaking: Rafa Benítez sacked as Everton manager after just six months

Rafa Benítez has officially been sacked as Everton manager after a less than illustrious six-month stint in charge at Goodison Park. The appointment was...

Tottenham release angry statement after Arsenal match postponed

Tottenham officials reacted angrily to the news that their match with Arsenal was being postponedTomorrow's (Sunday, January 15) North London derby between Tottenham and...

Omicron hits Beijing weeks before start of Winter Olympics

Beijing has detected a case of Omicron just a few weeks before the Winter Olympics are due to beginWith the Winter Olympics due to...

Cool Runnings: First skier to represent Jamaica at the Winter Olympics

A former DJ will become the first skier to represent Jamaica at the Winter Olympics next month.Former DJ Benjamin Alexander will become the first...

Brexit boosted the Irish balance sheets of international banks

Many politicians and business heads warned of the consequences, now confirmed from an ulikely source with a report saying that Brexit boosted the Irish...

Amazon halts ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards

Last year Amazon announced that it would stop accepting UK-issued Visa credit cards, but today it announced that it would not be going ahead...

Stock Market Basics: 5 Great Tips For Startups

Startups are companies or businesses that introduce their new product in the market. The finances are limited as the business is still in its...

Tesla to source outside China for Graphite

The American electric car company Tesla, is to source outside of China supplies of key ingredients for its lithium-ion batteries. The news comes as...

Google announces £762m investment in UK office site

The tech giant Google, has reaffirmed its commitment to the UK with an investment of £762m to purchase the office building they currently rent....

Everything You Need to Know About Probate

When a loved one passes, one of the last things they want to think about dealing with is the legal and financial side of...

New rates for ‘autonomos’ depending on their income

In what will be widely welcomed news, the Spanish Government wants to reform the social security payment system and bring in new rates for...

Currency outlook: Emergence of Omicron rocks currency markets at the end...

Euro EUR/GBP: Unmoved at £0.84 EUR/USD: Up from $1.12 to $1.13The euro has fluctuated over the past month, with the single currency initially struggling amidst concerns...

Woman in Business: Entrepreneur Jean Winter Announces Exciting New Venture

According to the figures from Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority, the number of pupils in private schools was estimated at 273,599 for the...

It’s nuts

IF we don’t start using some common sense and start concentrating on things that truly matter the woke brigade could one day lead us...

Relentless Solution Focus

IF you’re anything like me, as the year draws to a close you’re already thinking about what you achieved in 2021 (and of course...

Opinions

MY latest thought of the week has been about letting people know it’s ok to change their minds.Life is not black and white, it’s...

MORE RANTS & MORE USELESS BITS OF RESEARCH!

Scientists have uncovered five ‘tells’ in middle age that reveal whether someone will remain fit and healthy into retirement. Researchers who looked at more...

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

IN these uncertain times, you might be comforted if I remind you that the heaviest drinking professionals are surgeons, airline pilots and taxation assessors....

Kia Niro HEV

There are a number of car makers offering a single model with self-charging hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric powertrains. For those not yet...

The digital nomad visa in Spain

THERE is a new law currently being proposed that is good news for foreigners who wish to telecommute from Spain, particularly citizens of the...

Are you well?

Firstly happy, happy, happy New Year to you all. I would like to think that you all had a lovely time doing whatever it...

Can I retire at 65?

Q.- I have lived and worked in Spain as a legal resident for more than 35 years. I was always an employee and my...

Gruesome discovery: A woman had been living with her twin’s body

Gruesome discovery: A woman had been living with her twin’s body in Spain’s Salamanca.An elderly woman in Salamanca was shockingly discovered living with the...

Caught red-handed: Night-time drugs interception in Spain

Caught red-handed: Night-time drugs interception in Spain’s Huelva.Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested four people including two minors who were attempting to smuggle...

Man “laughed” and “looked like the Joker” as he murdered roommate...

A man “laughed” and “looked like the Joker” as he allegedly murdered his roommate in Zaragoza.Last Sunday, January 16, the Homicide Group of the...

Potentially dangerous asteroid set to pass close to Earth

A potentially dangerous asteroid is set to pass close to the Earth. The asteroid has around a one-kilometre diameter.The near-Earth Asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1)...

Dog walker makes shocking discovery in Spain

Dog walker makes a shocking discovery in Spain’s Cadiz.According to sources from the Armed Forces, the body of a man with a gunshot wound...

Malaga joins the Network of Cities for Bicycles

After approval by the City Council, Malaga has joined the Network of Cities for BicyclesMalaga City Council has approved that the capital joins the...

Only 13.3% of Spain has received the third booster vaccine

EDCD data reveal that in Spain, only 13.3% of the population has had the third booster vaccine jabAlthough the first phase of the Spanish vaccination...

Madrid police arrest two women allegedly stealing from luxury apartments

The two women allegedly stole from luxury apartments in Madrid after disguising themselves as wealthy residentsIn a statement on Monday, January 17, the Madrid...

Former Malaga supermarket worker arrested for defrauding €13,000 from clients

The man allegedly stole clients' credit card data to defraud them of more than €13,000National Police officers in Malaga have arrested a former supermarket...

BBC would fail British audiences if commercialised

Director General Tim Davie speaking on radio this morning said that the BBC would fail British audiences if it were commercialised, that ti would...

Brexit boosted the Irish balance sheets of international banks

Many politicians and business heads warned of the consequences, now confirmed from an ulikely source with a report saying that Brexit boosted the Irish...

London plans to charge drivers pay per mile

London, has announced that that new policies are under consideration that it is hoped will reduce traffic the city by 27%, one of these...

UK gets set to search for signs of life on Mars

The UK gets set to search for signs of life on Mars with the Rosalind Franklin Mars rover.The rover from the European Space Agency...

Britain supplying weapons to Ukraine

British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, announced in Parliament on Monday that Britain has begun supplying anti-tank weapons to the Ukraine. The country is under...

Amazon halts ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards

Last year Amazon announced that it would stop accepting UK-issued Visa credit cards, but today it announced that it would not be going ahead...

Dominic Raab and Boris Johnson’s sister latest to weigh in on...

Dominic Raab and Boris Johnson's sister latest to weigh in on Downing Street drinking culture.THE UK's deputy prime minister Dominic Raab and Boris Johnson's...

GMB’s Ranvir Singh reveals heart breaking news

GMB’s Ranvir Singh reveals heart breaking news. Ranvir fought back tears as she made the revelation on Good Morning Britain.Ranvir Singh told Good Morning...

£60,000 a year jobs are on offer to degreeless jobseekers

£60,000 a year jobs are on offer to degreeless jobseekers according to Adzuna.According to the job search engine Adzuna, high-paying jobs are up for...

Top Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo dies suddenly aged 27

Top Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo dies suddenly aged 27.TOP Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo, an elite mountain biker from Espírito Santo, dies suddenly aged 27...

Brexit boosted the Irish balance sheets of international banks

Many politicians and business heads warned of the consequences, now confirmed from an ulikely source with a report saying that Brexit boosted the Irish...

Potentially dangerous asteroid set to pass close to Earth

A potentially dangerous asteroid is set to pass close to the Earth. The asteroid has around a one-kilometre diameter.The near-Earth Asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1)...

Britain supplying weapons to Ukraine

British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, announced in Parliament on Monday that Britain has begun supplying anti-tank weapons to the Ukraine. The country is under...

Skier who killed Brit girl in horror crash faces manslaughter charge

Skier who killed a young Brit girl in a horror crash in the French Alps faces a manslaughter charge.The five-year girl died in the...

Moderna developing annual joint flu and Covid vaccine

Moderna hopes to have a vaccine ready by the end of 2030 that can combat both Covid and the common fluIn his speech at...

12 dead after Afghanistan earthquake

An earthquake in Afghanistan has left 12 people deadAccording to official reports, an earthquake hit western Afghanistan today, Monday, January 17, killing at least...

Nike fires anti-vax employees

Nike has taken the decision to fire all its anti-vax employees, and only those with a medical or religious exemption will not have to...

Holiday blunder: Panicked Brit left with just £20 spending money

Holiday blunder: Panicked Brit left in New York with just £20 spending money.Michael Hulme had planned the holiday of a lifetime for his partner...

Lottery scam warning on the Costa del Sol

Lottery scam warning on the Costa del Sol. A possible phone scam has emerged that people should be aware of.One Costa del Sol resident...

BBC would fail British audiences if commercialised

Director General Tim Davie speaking on radio this morning said that the BBC would fail British audiences if it were commercialised, that ti would...

Gruesome discovery: A woman had been living with her twin’s body

Gruesome discovery: A woman had been living with her twin’s body in Spain’s Salamanca.An elderly woman in Salamanca was shockingly discovered living with the...

Top Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo dies suddenly aged 27

Top Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo dies suddenly aged 27.TOP Brazilian cyclist Mariana Merlo, an elite mountain biker from Espírito Santo, dies suddenly aged 27...

Brexit boosted the Irish balance sheets of international banks

Many politicians and business heads warned of the consequences, now confirmed from an ulikely source with a report saying that Brexit boosted the Irish...

Caught red-handed: Night-time drugs interception in Spain

Caught red-handed: Night-time drugs interception in Spain’s Huelva.Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested four people including two minors who were attempting to smuggle...

Man “laughed” and “looked like the Joker” as he murdered roommate...

A man “laughed” and “looked like the Joker” as he allegedly murdered his roommate in Zaragoza.Last Sunday, January 16, the Homicide Group of the...

Potentially dangerous asteroid set to pass close to Earth

A potentially dangerous asteroid is set to pass close to the Earth. The asteroid has around a one-kilometre diameter.The near-Earth Asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1)...

London plans to charge drivers pay per mile

London, has announced that that new policies are under consideration that it is hoped will reduce traffic the city by 27%, one of these...