Costa de Almería

Sea rescue simulation on Vera’s beaches in Almeria

RESCUE services operating on Vera’s beaches this summer staged a simulation of a sea rescue on Friday. A six-strong team…

2 weeks ago

Unhappy holiday home surprise in Garrucha, Almeria

THERE was a most unhappy holiday surprise in store for Veronica Garcia when she arrived at the home her family…

2 weeks ago

Almeria thief tracked down after using stolen credit car

GUARDIA Civil tracked down a knife-wielding mugger after they used a stolen credit card. The victim reported they were leaving…

2 weeks ago

Extra medical service for summer months in Vera Playa

VERA is providing additional medical services for the peak holiday season. The Puerto Rey health centre is open throughout July…

2 weeks ago

Three men arrested for suspected violent muggings in El Ejido

THREE men suspected of carrying out violent muggings in El Ejido have been arrested. Police detained the three after two…

2 weeks ago

PAWS-PATAS is seeking support for cat neutering

PAWS-PATAS is seeking the support of local authorities for its feral cat neutering campaign. “We could save thousands of cats…

2 weeks ago

Kiss image captures hearts during ‘La Noche mas Romantica’ in Mojacar

AN image taken in Mojacar Pueblo during La Noche mas Romantica’ (the most romantic night) celebrations has captured hearts. Mojacar…

2 weeks ago

Charity football match boosts medical treatment fund total in Almeria

THE community turned out in force for Sunday evening’s charity football match in Mojacar Playa, Almeria to raise money for…

3 weeks ago

Distraction thieves target another expat in Los Gallardos, Almeria

DISTRACTION thieves have targeted another expatriate resident, once again getting away with an expensive Rolex watch in Los Gallardos, Almeria.…

3 weeks ago

Almeria Guardia Civil drug operations in numbers

THE seizure of just short of 22,000 marijuana plants and 42 arrests is the result of nearly 50 Almeria Guardia…

3 weeks ago

Gender violence case leads to arms and drugs bust in Almeria

A GUARDIA Civil investigation into a gender violence case where the aggressor threatened the victim with a gun has led…

3 weeks ago

Saudi superyacht the Prince Abdulaziz docks in Almeria port

LUXURY superyacht the Prince Abdulaziz has docked in Almeria port. Resembling more a small cruise liner than a leisure boat,…

3 weeks ago

Assault arrest for Aguadulce bar beating

A 22-YEAR old is under arrest for beating up and seriously injuring a man in an Aguadulce bar. The victim…

3 weeks ago

Thieves tracked down following failed break-in in Almeria

POLICE caught two thieves trying to make a getaway after they targeted warehouses in Almeria city. Police said the warehouse…

3 weeks ago

Drug traffickers caught out off the Adra coast

GUARDIA Civil intercepted a boat carrying more than 400 kilos of hashish on board just off the Adra coast. Four…

4 weeks ago

Man arrested after leaving homes and businesses without a phone or internet connection in Almeria

A 30-YEAR old man is under arrest for leaving homes and businesses without a phone or internet connection in a…

4 weeks ago

Almeria’s beaches ranked among the prettiest in Spain

THREE of Almeria’s beaches are ranked among the 25 prettiest in the whole country. Readers of the El Pais newspaper…

4 weeks ago

Almeria has the second highest amount of Blue Flags within the Andalucian provinces

BLUE Flags for beach quality are vital for the province’s tourism industry, according to Andalucia government Vice-President and regional Tourism…

4 weeks ago

Weapons seized in cannabis raid in Almeria

FOUR arrests and the discovery of more than 630 cannabis plants, modified and simulated firearms and 20 illegal connections to…

4 weeks ago

Two Croatian women arrested after being suspected house break-in gang members

POLICE arrested two Croatian women suspected of being members of an organised gang responsible for a series of house break-ins…

4 weeks ago

Ferry rescued migrants from a dinghy that drifted for two days in the Alboran Sea

A FERRY rescued 27 Sub-Saharan migrants from a dinghy in the Alboran Sea on Wednesday afternoon, among them two women…

4 weeks ago

Five-year-old twins found by Guardia Civil after they went missing in Vicar

THERE was a happy ending to the story after five-year old twins went missing near the family home in La…

1 month ago

Podemos no longer can

PABLO IGLESIAS has a great deal to answer for. The Podemos supremo scuppered Pedro Sanchez and Albert Rivera’s PSOE-Ciudanos alliance…

1 month ago

Nine arrested in Almeria after Guardia Civil finds illegal tuna fishing

AN operation into illegal tuna fishing resulted in nine arrests in Almeria and investigations into a further three individuals. Inspectors…

1 month ago