Costa de Almería

Romance in Mojacar as they celebrate ‘La Noche mas Romantica’

ROMANCE will be in the air in Mojacar this Saturday. The municipality is marking the summer solstice with the ‘La…

1 month ago

Almeria telescope discovers planets similar to Earth

SCIENTISTS have identified two planets not unlike Earth which just might be able to support life with images captured at…

1 month ago

Moors and Christians beamed live to US from Almeria

MOJACAR’S Moors and Christians celebrations can boast genuine international fame. For the first time, US television network ABC broadcast live…

1 month ago

Charity football match in Mojacar aims to raise €20,000 for life-changing Parkinson’s treatment

A FOOTBALL club in Almeria Province is hosting a charity match to help Mojacar resident Manuel Rosa Galan raise the…

1 month ago

Drug cultivation arrest in Almeria city

A 41-YEAR old man is under arrest for growing hundreds of cannabis plants in two properties in the 500 Viviendas…

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PAWS-PATAS cattery forced to close in Almeria

THE PAWS-PATAS cattery has been forced to close until further notice after a bunch of sick kittens were left outside…

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Body recovered off Pulpi coast

THE emergency services recovered the body of a woman found floating in the sea on Sunday just off Calataray beach…

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Fugitive drug trafficker nabbed in Almeria

A BELGIAN wanted for heading a Charleroi-based cocaine and heroin trafficking criminal network is under arrest. Guardia Civil detained the…

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An adrenalin high after man cycled 1,500 miles to Mojacar for Cancer Research UK

“AN adrenalin high” was how Ian Hunter described his feelings when he made it to Mojacar last Thursday following a…

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Lorry crash in Almeria leaves 25-year-old in hospital

A 25-YEAR-OLD was taken to hospital after two lorries crashed on the A7 motorway near Almeria City yesterday (Saturday). Emergency…

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Neglected baby put in granny’s care

ALMERIA police have put an eight-month old baby into the hands of its grandmother in Romania after social services found…

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Spanish and Moroccan coast guards rescue more than 100 migrants in Mediterranean

COAST GUARDS have rescued more than 100 migrants from two boats in the Alboran Sea this week, according to an…

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Graffiti daubed on Gabriel Cruz monument in Almeria

GRAFFITI calling for the “mistreatment of males, whether boy or man”, has appeared on the Almeria city monument to Gabriel…

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Spain braces for more forest fires

THE volume of forest fires recently has fuelled concern about the risk in the coming summer months. 2019 is already…

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Gearing up for biggest bash of the year

MOJACAR is all set to celebrate the municipality’s biggest event of the year. The Moors and Christians fiesta will be…

1 month ago

Burglary suspect arrested in Almeria

A SERIES of burglaries from homes in Vera Playa has led to the arrest of a 30-year old suspect. Guardia…

1 month ago

Achievements and priorities, exclusive interview with Mojacar Mayor Rosa Maria Cano

ROSA Maria Cano has good reason to look pleased. As head of the Popular Party candidate list for Mojacar in…

1 month ago

Second-hand shop hides illegal secret in Roquetas de Mar

A GUARDIA Civil inspection of a second-hand shop in Roquetas de Mar revealed an unexpected secret: a hidden marijuana plantation.…

1 month ago

Sea of plastic seen from space

ALMERIA’S greenhouses are collectively one of the few man-made structures clearly visible from space, according to Spanish astronaut and acting…

1 month ago

Earth moves in Almeria

THE earth moved in Almeria in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The National Geographic Institute reported a tremor measuring…

1 month ago

Drug house raid

A six-month police investigation led to a raid on a property being used as a sales point for illegal drugs…

1 month ago

Third time unlucky for suspected mugger

A suspected thief is in police hands after managing to evade arrest twice in the same week. Police finally cuffed…

1 month ago

Drug den discovered after violent argument between man and woman

A COUPLE in their twenties are under arrest for using a storeroom in Almeria city for selling and consuming drugs.…

1 month ago

All’s shell that ends well as turtle swims free from Spanish coast

A TURTLE is swimming free in its natural habitat again three months after a fishing boat found the creature clearly…

2 months ago