Subsidies plan for projects aimed at assisting Alicante foreign residents

THE Alicante provincial government has given the green light to move forward on a plan to award subsidies for projects and activities aimed at...

TaPalma festival set to lure visitors to Palma de Mallorca

THE popular TaPalma festival will commence on Wednesday, November 27, luring locals and visitors to restaurants and bars in Palma de Mallorca Spain. Now in...

Three men a week arrested for domestic violence in Malaga on...

MALAGA Local Police arrest three men every week for domestic violence.  The news has been revealed in a video the force has made about the problem...

Triple A charity takes fund raising up a notch in Marbella...

MANY charities on the Costa del Sol mainly have support from people from a single country but the Triple A Animal charity is Pan-European...

Costa del Sol burglary gang that hit homes in Marbella, Fuengirola,...

A gang responsible for 13 robberies with force from homes in Marbella, Nerja, Malaga and Fuengirola has been broken up.  Seven men and three women...

English levels getting worse in Spain, international report suggests

THE level of English in Spain is getting worse, a new international report suggests. Spain dropped for the fifth consecutive year in the English First...

Roman remains found at Mijas on the Costa del Sol

ROMAN remains almost 2,000 years old have been found in Mijas in new excavations at the Cortijo de Acebedo site on the Costa del...

Green way to inland tourism boost in Alicante and Valencia

WORKS are set to go ahead to make improvements to the green way running between Alcoy and Gandia, a move which the Valencian Community...

Second major drugs bust in 2 days on Costa del Sol

THIRTEEN people have been detained, several tonnes of hashish, luxury cars and a boat seized in the second major operation against drug trafficking on...

UPDATE Monaco to Marbella: Mick Slater is walking 1,000 miles

MICK SLATER began a mammoth challenge at the start of the month: a 1,000-mile walk from Marbella to Monaco. On November 1, the entrepreneur...

Knitted Knockers showcase brand new kits on the Costa del Sol

On a sunny autumn afternoon at the AECC centre in Fuengirola, Knitted Knockers celebrated the presentation of a generous donation from La Cala Lions....

Ham verses fruit in Benalmadena Costa del Sol

MANY towns, like Estepona, hold annual Ham Festivals where visitors have the chance to taste some of the best Jamon available at very reasonable...

Homeless in Marbella on the Costa del Sol

THE Marbella Council has announced that in preparation for the winter months it is looking to offer help and assistance to those who are...

A young mother desperately needs help on the Costa del Sol

TRAGEDY can hit anyone at any moment and young mother Charlotte Karlsen has had more than her fair share recently. First her mother was diagnosed...

A donation to charity in Benalmadena Costa del Sol

THE British Society of Benalmadena Pueblo meet every month for a Sunday lunch and since June of this year have been encouraging members to...

Honouring Andalucian Gypsys in San Pedro Alcantara Costa del Sol

ON Friday, November 22, San Pedro Alcantara, a suburb of Marbella, will celebrate the Day of the Andalusian Gypsy People with a series of...

Back-friendly supports introduced to Alicante city streets on Costa Blanca

ALICANTE has its first ischiatic support benches aimed at sections of the population including the elderly, people suffering from back problems and pregnant women. City...

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DOG IN SPAIN IS FROM ALMORADI COSTA BLANCA

A GERMAN Bracco from Almoradí, has been crowned Spain's "most beautiful" young dog. The young canine was chosen this weekend champion of Spain of the...

THE LEADER OF VOX IN DENIA COSTA BLANCA NORTH SPAIN DOES...

FELIX REDONDO, VOX’s local leader remained seated while the entire corporation and the public rose up to condemn the sexist crime. The murder of Elena,...

STOLEN JAMON SPAIN: SHOPLIFTER IN CALPE ARRESTED AFTER A LEG OF...

THE GUARDIA CIVIL have investigated in Calp, Costa Blanca, three men and one woman, all of Spanish nationality of 49, 45, 36 and 32...

Counterfeit cash gang bust in Alicante, Costa Blanca

POLICE have broken up an Alicante-based gang dedicated to the distribution of fake €5 notes. Six people are under arrested, among them the suspected group...

Altea’s cyclist-friendly tourism on the costa blanca

Altea’s cyclist-friendly tourism ALTEA, officially a cycling-friendly tourist destination, has issued 10 different routes that have the town as a starting point.“The routes are...

ODD FELLOWS COSTA BLANCA donated €500 to Alfaz’s Social Volunteers

ODD FELLOWS COSTA BLANCA donated €500 to Alfaz’s Social Volunteers for the local food bank.The Voluntariado Social, which now has 50 members, is a...

COSTA BLANCA NEWS Dressage prize for Alfaz rider

ALFAZ horsewoman Andrea Prieto won the two-day Dressage Championships held recently in Murcia.Andrea, together with her horse, Zagal, took the first prize at the...

Heart of Soul in the Costa Blanca

THE very popular Aretha and Los Franklin, a 10 piece band dedicated to soul and the legend that was Aretha Franklin will be appearing...

Russian ballet with a difference visits Murcia Costa Blanca

FOUNDED in 1937 the Igor Moiseyev Ballet was the brain child of one of the greatest 20th Century choreographers of character dance which is...

An evening of Folklore in Lorca Costa Blanca

THE XIV National Folklore Festival Ciudad del Sol will take place on, November 23 in the town of Lorca with groups from the Canary...

Costa Blanca South’s Age Concern latest news

AGE Concern costa Blanca welcomed a very special guest at an Open Day when Joyce Lee celebrated her 95th birthday with them.  Fittingly for the...

Plenty to enjoy at La Zenia Boulevard on the Costa Blanca

CHRISTMAS is coming which means on November 23, the special lights will be switched on at La Zenia Boulevard in celebration of both Santa...

41 cars burned out at massive depot blaze near Costa Blanca’s...

FORTY ONE cars have been completely destroyed and nine others damaged by a fire at a depot on the Costa Blanca. Four fire engines and...

Video Games Live Murcia City, Costa Blanca

THERE have rarely been so many opportunities to enjoy different types of music and theirs is a real blockbuster coming to the Auditorio y...

FC Barcelona show solidarity for Spain’s flood victims in Cartagena

SOME 14,000 fans packed the stands at Cartagena to show their supports and appreciation for Barcelona as the Catalan giants of the game played...

Emergency service move to guarantee rapid response in Huercal-Overa, Costa Almeria

THE Huercal-Overa Emergency Services are set to integrate with the Emergencies 112-Andalucia System with the aim of guaranteeing rapid response times and efficiency. The council...

Almeria police arrest suspected shooter for taking potshots at passers-by

POLICE arrested a man for taking potshots at passers-by from a window of his Almeria city home. Police said 25-year old P.P.A. is accused of...

Wacky Races Villaricos Costa Almeria reports tragic loss of valued member

THE Villaricos Wacky Races team is mourning the tragic loss of one their valued members. Mark Burgess, the owner of the Plaza Bar in Villaricos,...

Almeria producers join protest over threats to Andalucia agri-food sector

THOUSANDS OF Almeria fruit and vegetable producers took to the streets of the provincial capital on Tuesday morning to protest over what they say...

Vera Lions get ready for Christmas on the Costa Almeria

Vera & District Lions got preparation for Christmas off to an excellent start with the successful re-launch of the club’s charity sales store earlier...

Pre-Christmas diary dates for Dames in Turre, Costa de Almeria

THE Dames in Turre have several important dates for the diary in the run-up to Christmas. The group’s next meeting will take place on Monday November...

Excellent year for tourist numbers in Almeria

AN excellent year for visitor numbers in Almeria city according to the city council continued in October with a 25 per cent rise in...

Public flock to Cuevas del Almanzora fiesta on Costa Almeria

CUEVAS del Almanzora Mayor Antonio Fernandez Liria said he was delighted with the success of this year’s fiesta in honour of patron saint San...

#WTMLDN Axarquia recap

FIVE of Axarquia’s major towns joined their Costa del Sol neighbours made the journey to London last week to take part in the 2019...

La Herradura holds audio visual workshops for “Youth Month”

THE Casa de la Juventud de Almuñécar has held a performance of the show “"Freak Show De improvisto" at the Centro Cívico de La...

PSOE Shines and Vox surprises in Axarquia

THE Socialist PSOE Party has come out on top in last weekends General Elections but showed slightly weaker than back in April. After the votes...

Torrox ordered to pay for undocumented Plaza works

TORROX Local council has been ordered to pay for amendment works of the Plaza de la Constitución back in 2009. The High Court of Justice...

Axarquia farmers protest at irrigation cuts in La Vinuela

AXARQUIAN farmers are fighting back over the latest irrigation cuts made by the Andalucian water board. We reported back in October that the Andalucian Water...

Axarquia fire hero injured in Torrox

A man has been injured on Friday 8 November after he attempted to extinguish a fire near Torrox. The 58 year old man had been...

Riders ready for La Viñuela bike marathon

MOUNTAIN bike riders will strap on their helmets in La Viñuela for the Mountain Bike Half Marathon entitled ‘El Oasis de la Axarquia’ this...

Rincon bucks Spanish economy concerns with new housing project

AEDAS Homes seems to be growing in the face of concerns over an imminent recession after the Madrid Stock Exchange listed company received approval...

Residents evacuated from collapsing buildings in Palma de Mallorca

THE Local Police has evacuated residents from 14 homes in a building in Palma de Mallorca, Spain due to its risk of a collapsing. An...

Fishing barracks to be revived in Portocolom Mallorca

PORTS de les Illes Balears (Ports IB) have announced their plans to restore the Portocolom fisherman barracks in Felanitx Mallorca. Euro Weekly News understand that...

Pedestrianisation of Calle Velázquez in Palma Mallorca

THE work to pedestrianise Calle Velázquez in Palma Mallorca Spain will come to an end in December, we The Euro Weekly News understand, costing...

Olive Tree Day at Mercat de l’Olivar Mallorca

MERCAT de l'Olivar, Palma's oldest market based in Mallorca Spain, will commemorate Olive Tree Day on November 26 with two show cooking workshops and...

New mobility plans announced for Mallorca

THE Consell de Mallorca has announced that it will allocate €6.8 million to extend the network of cycle lanes and pedestrian paths across Mallorca...

Teachers denounce working conditions in early childhood education in Mallorca

TEACHERS from the first stage of early childhood education concentrated in Palma de Mallorca Spain on Monday to demand decent working conditions in ‘escoletas'. Congregating...

UEFA Advanced Course for Elite Referees to be held in Mallorca

UEFA has selected Mallorca to host the Advanced Course for Elite Referees in January 2020. The annual course will see the top male and female...

Car vandalism halted by bystander in Palma de Mallorca

THE National Police has arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly causing damage to several parked cars in Palma de Mallorca Spain. The incident occurred last...

Leader of one of Italy’s most violent mafia clans arrested in...

AN Italian man allegedly the leader of a violent group called “the Fourth Mafia” has been arrested in the Canary Islands.  Police say the mafia...

Decades old plastic yoghurt pot washes up on Tenerife beach

A PLASTIC yoghurt pot from the 1980s has washed up on a Tenerife beach. Despite being more than 40 years old, the pot is in...

Tenerife villa amongst £8.1 million property portfolio confiscated by UK police

A VILLA on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife is amongst an £8.1 million (€9.4 million) property portfolio seized from a  British family.  The UK’s...

Brother and sister found dead at home in Tenerife

A MAN and a woman have been found dead at a house in Tegueste in Tenerife. Both in their sixties, the pair are reported to...

Series of earth tremors hit Canary Island of El Hierro

THE Canary Island of El Hierro was shaken by an earth tremor that reached a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.  The quake was...

Arrested for 2009 murder in Tenerife

A MAN, aged 44, has been arrested for an alleged murder of a woman who disappeared in 2009.  The arrested man is at present serving...

Gran Canaria Fireman suspended for speaking to press

THE President of a firefighters’ union has been suspended without pay for two days for talking to the press.  Pablo Gonzalez is a working fireman...

Photographer tricked children into porn images in Spain

A PROFESSIONAL photographer has been arrested for allegedly tricking 43 children into creating pornographic material.  He offered on the Internet an "artistic collaboration" consisting of...

Winter Party on the Rock

ONCE again, the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Ministry for Business and Tourism will be organising a Winter Party in Town on...

Ceremonial opening of the new Gibraltar Parliament

ALL of the recently elected MPs were formally sworn in at the Ceremonial Opening of Parliament with a new speaker Melvyn Farrell replacing outgoing...

Swiss National Football team to play in Gibraltar for first time

TO some extent, it could be argued that the acceptance of the Gibraltar Football Association into UEFA is something of a nuisance as they...

MEP to stand in UK General Election

GREEN MEP Molly Scott Cato who currently represents South West England (and therefore Gibraltar) has revealed that she plans is to run for a...

Remembrance Day is always special in Gibraltar

THIS year’s Remembrance Day Service in Gibraltar was particularly poignant for a number of reasons, especially as for the first time, a representative of...

Gibraltar Christmas Festival of Lights

THIS year’s Christmas Festival of Lights, organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority, will be illuminated on Friday November 22...

An additional touch of pride for Gibraltar on Remembrance Sunday

GIBRALTAR has a proud history of support for Britain during both World Wars and before as it was such an important strategic base and...

UK and Gibraltar co-fund Hard Brexit contingency projects

WHILST in the UK, the Chief and Deputy Minister of Gibraltar and their delegation met with the British Government and obtained a commitment for...

Death sentence upheld for convicted Spanish murderer

THAILAND´s Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence for Spanish national Artur Segarra Princep for the premeditated murder of countryman David Bernat, 41, in...

Boeing should re-design all 737NG aircraft after passenger sucked from plane...

BOEING should re-design the protecting covering of engines on its older 737 aircraft to prevent a repetition of an accident in which a woman...

BT WISH TO DISCONNECT PRINCE ANDREW DUKE OF YORK AFTER TV...

BT says it will stop sponsoring an award fronted by Prince Andrew if he does not step down as patron. It follows the Duke of...

Half of Malaga’s would-be entrepreneurs are unemployed

ALMOST 50 per of people in Malaga wanting to start their own business are unemployed. The Muncipal Institute for Training and Employment (IMFE) said that...

Tragic Brit dies after dream holiday in Benidorm in Spain’s Costa...

A dream holiday in Benidorm in Spain's Costa Blanca ultimately ended in tragedy for Luke Brown from Upton, Merseyside, after he contracted meningitis on...

Esquerra Republicana may demand Catalonia independence talks in return for approving...

CATALAN separatist party Esquerra Republicana may demand direct talks over Catalan's future in return for supporting Pedro Sánchez' new coalition government. Finishing first in the...

MOTHERS AND BABIES DIED IN PROBABLY THE BIGGEST NHS SCANDAL EVER!

 Mothers & babies died during major failings at a hospital trust, in what looks like to be the worst NHS maternity scandal ever! A "toxic"...

YELLOW WEATHER ALERT FOR MUCH OF SPAIN

THE CAPITAL and the entire coast of Huelva are today on yellow alert for risk of rain between nine in the morning and five...

Message from Michel and Steven Euesden – Here’s to the next...

WE are truly thrilled to be marking 20 fabulous years,” said publishers Michel and Steven Euesden, while acknowledging the support of all those who...

A taste of EWN’s memorable moments over the past two decades

WE have had many proud moments here at the Euro Weekly News but here is a look into some of our most memorable moments...

EWN staff enjoyed a fun-filled day with the Magic Mirror Costa...

EURO WEEKLY NEWS staff members were treated to a go on a ‘magic mirror’ for their 20th anniversary party with help from Steph and...

WATCH: The EWN family celebrate 20 years of publishing newspapers

THE Euro Weekly News Head Office has been awash with festivities to mark 20 years of publishing newspapers. Publishers Michel and Steven Euesden are incredibly proud and...

News in Brief

Children hurt in Fuengirola car crash

THREE children aged 10, six and six were amongst six people hurt in a traffic accident on the A-7 in Fuengirola (Costa del Sol)...

Alleged burglar arrested after school break-in on Costa del Sol

NATIONAL Police officers have arrested a 51-year-old Spanish man in Malaga for his alleged involvement in several burglaries after a school was broken into...

Generous donation

THE former Conservative trade minister Timothy Sainsbury, has donated an undisclosed but "substantial" amount to support Liberal Democrat candidate Sam Gyimah's campaign in the...

Less stringent

MEMBERS of the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics have warned that post-Brexit trade deals could see the UK move away from EU standards on...

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A week in Politics

Its been raining rather a lot lately in the UK; though flooding has been mercifully light on the basis of the numbers of homes...

Considering segregating a plot? Be aware of the steps to take

THE segregation of a plot can be a useful operation when one is interested in splitting and transferring part of a property by means...

Can he get escritura?

Some years ago I purchased a plot of land by a private contract with the seller.  I could not register the plot in...

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

JEEP is a legendary brand and its Wrangler model has won a reputation for toughness and go-anywhere capability which stretches back to the Second...

Glimpse of the Interior of Aston Martin’s DBX

Into a crowded some say saturated market Aston Martin will launch its first Sports Utility Vehicle. The launch will be on November 20, 2019...

Don’t beat about the bush

IT was one of those ‘gosh, how time flies’ confabs that normally bore the hell out of me. But on this occasion I was...

REINCARNATION (Part 3)

Can the consciousness that was the consciousness of a living person reappear in the consciousness of another? In his book The Power Within, British psychiatrist Alexander...

REINCARNATION (Part 2)

Hope you found my last weeks Blog interesting titled Reincarnation which was Part One. You might want to read a transcript about me which was...

REINCARNATION

PART ONE: REINCARNATION The word "reincarnation" derives from Latin, literally meaning, "entering the flesh again. The common definition of reincarnation has been altered from its original...

IS ANYBODY THERE?

How different life would be without electricity. No computers, DVD’s TV’s Radios, mobile phones etc. Life was different in the 1850’s than now, without electrical...

Costa Women meet ……. Kati van der Hoeven

What is Locked-In syndrome?  Meet Kati van der Hoeven former model and one of the most positive and happy women I know.  How does...

CCCA enjoying the Winter Sunshine

FOR those of us living here in beautiful Spain its been a marvellous summer that, until recently, has just gone on and on!  However,...

Have a Merry Gluten Free Christmas!

This week Celebrity & Fellow Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala cooks a gluten free Christmas pudding for...

PR cat-astrophe for airline which punished overweight moggy’s owner

Indignant cat lovers the world over have their claws out for Russian airline Aeroflot for punishing an overweight moggy's owner for sneaking him onto...

Love looking after dogs..?

HOW do our members benefit from HouseSitMatch? Experienced pet carers can find lots of opportunities for pet and house-sitting in Spain and abroad, exchanging your...

Dog Rescues Owner From Seizures Every Day

A TWO-YEAR-OLD Labrador named Freddie helps rescue his owner every single day, despite the fact he’s not a trained service dog. Lucy Brown was diagnosed...

MANAGER MAURICIO POCHETTINO FIRED FROM TOTTENHAM

TOTTENHAM fires manager Mauricio Pochettino and Jose Mourinho is reportedly being viewed as replacement Halfway through the 2019-20 season Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino have parted...

A UK FEMALE MMA FIGHTER DIES AFTER RECEIVING CRITICAL INJURY

A BRITISH-IRANIAN amateur female kick-boxer Saeideh 'Sai' Aletaha, 26, suffered a serious brain injury during the K-1 contest at Central Hall in Southampton on...

El Bandido Runners make their mark in Mojacar races

THE 20 runners representing the El Bandido Runners definitely made their mark when they competed in the recent Mojacar half marathon and seven-kilometre race. Not...

Cabrera Lawn Bowling Club Doreen Sands Memorial Trophy

THE Cabrera Lawn Bowling Club has hosted what was the fifth Doreen Sands Memorial Trophy, which this year attracted many new bowlers. The competition is...

Mojacar Bowls Club celebrates annual trophy presentation dinner

THE Mojacar Bowls Club annual trophy presentation dinner proved to be a popular event. Staged on Friday night at the Hotel Continental in Mojacar Playa,...

Rafael Nadal Closes The Year As Nº1 Making History Yet Again

RAFAEL NADAL will celebrate ending the year as world number one after his victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals. Even if he doesn’t...

Too Much Choice: Tips and Tools for Smart Online Shoppers

The amount of choice available on the internet today is a blessing compared to the legwork shoppers needed to do in the past, but...

The Long and the Short of It: The Effects of the...

The Great Depression, which lasted between 1929 and 1939, had far reaching consequences in the United States as well as in multiple first, second...

Twitter in Spain pays less corporate tax than one workers salary

IN a fresh example of tax avoidance in multi billion dollar companies, annual accounts have revealed that the Spanish affiliate of Twitter pays less...

Is Green Building More Expensive Than Traditional Construction?

You may have heard the term "green building" used on several occasions. It refers to the overall use of green building practices and materials...

Wake Up With EWN; Weather, Currency & Finance Tip

Good Morning 🙂 “Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”    Weather: Costa del Sol: Partly Cloudy  26°C | °F...

Wake Up with EWN; Weather, Currency & Finance Tip

Good Morning 🙂 “The first to apologise is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.”   Weather: Costa del...

Is buying to rent a good investment? 

INVESTMENT is always seen as a bit of a gamble, a way of saving with hopes of a hefty future return. But, in the current climate...

Almeria for cheap housing 

THE HOUSING crisis that struck the Spanish property market more than a decade ago is still evident in Almeria and is reflected in sales...

Prime market activity

STRONG property market activity and growth is being experienced in five of Spain’s key cities, giving potential buyers a renewed sense of confidence, according...

French Real Estate and Brexit Matters: Where to Next?

The housing market in Paris, France continues to defy expectations, with demand continually outstripping supply. Prices are steadily rising, and an era of low...

Construction on other people’s land in Spain

ALTHOUGH it seems somewhat strange, there are quite a few situations in which a property is built, sometimes by mistake and in good faith...

Housing prices hit record high in Malaga

A recent survey has revealed that housing prices in seven locations in  Malaga province have hit record highs. The survey estimated the average price per...