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Beach clean up effort in Almeria

VOLUNTEERS have been doing their bit to keep the Cabo de Gata’s beaches waste-free.In an initiative organised by the Cabo de Gata Clean Ocean...

Crisis Meeting Called For 9AM

Thomas Cook Group has a meeting scheduled at the offices of the city law firm Slaughter & May to trying buy the company extra time to...

All measured up in Calpe

CALPE council voted unanimously to regulate development in some unbuilt urban sectors.This will affect the El Morello, Ifach, La Fossa and El Saladar districts...

Spain leads operation to take down Colombian gang

A GANG that allegedly roamed Spain and other European countries to steal valuable medical equipment has been arrested. The seven people detained are accused of stealing...

Right Wing Vox Party Apologise For Racist Remarks

 Far Right Wing Spanish Political Party Slam Beauty Queen.  Vox are not happy about the recent choice of the youth beauty queen at the local...

Storm aftermath assessment in Almeria

THE Government Sub-delegate in Almeria visited the Almanzora Valley to see the aftermath of the severe weather first-hand.Accompanied by local mayors, Manuel de la...

Fuengirola´s Summer Employment Figures Rocket By 55.73 Per Cent

Fuengirola´s Mayor Ana Mula has announced that this year’s summer employment figures (for July and August 2019) shot up by 55.73 per cent, compared...

WATCH: British driver detained for knocking down two cyclists in Cuevas...

THE Guardia Civil have detained a British woman for knocking down two cyclists while driving on a road in Cuevas del Almanzora in Almeria,...

Fuengirola´s Summer Employment Figures Rocket By 55.73 Per Cent

Fuengirola´s Mayor Ana Mula has announced that this year’s summer employment figures (for July and August 2019) shot up by 55.73 per cent, compared...

Traffic Accidents Drop By 3% In Fuengirola

Traffic accidents have fallen by 3 per cent compared to 2017, despite the fact that the number of registered cars have increased, according to...

Marbella to invest in initiatives to boost tourism post Brexit

Marbella Mayor Ángeles Muñoz, has announced various initiatives to boost tourism in the Costa del Sol to mitigate the potential effects of Brexit. Munoz, who...

Tap Water warning in Malaga

RESIDENTS of the Malaga province are being warned to not drink the tap water temporarily after sewage was discovered leaking into a deposito feeding...

‘Financed wife’ to become a jihadist

A TRIAL is set to start of a greengrocer accused of financing his wife to travel to Syria and join Daesh (ISIS). Prosecutors are asking...

Costa del Sol’s celebrity acclaimed entertainer Antony Wolfson takes up new...

MULTI-AWARD winning vocalist Antony Wolfson, a firm favourite on the Costa del Sol circuit, is heading back to the UK after more than six...

Urgent Traffic Report

There has been a massive smash on the A7 between Riveria and Fuengirola with a multi car pile up causing traffic to back up...

Serial Con Man Is Wanted By Spain And Faces Extradition

Serial con man Mark Acklom who poised as a MI6 spy and also as a Swiss banker is wanted in Spain to face trial...

All measured up in Calpe

CALPE council voted unanimously to regulate development in some unbuilt urban sectors.This will affect the El Morello, Ifach, La Fossa and El Saladar districts...

Attempt to buy off rape victim in Calpe

A KUWAITI businessman’s family tried to buy off the woman he allegedly raped.A 28-year-old Moroccan, identified as Mariam to protect her anonymity, was the...

A global tidy-up

FOR the fifth consecutive year, Benidorm joined the international “Clean up the world” initiative.Volunteers from local associations and organisations including Doble Amor, the Red...

Apprehensions were allayed in Costa Blanca

FOLLOWING the summer break, the Teulada-Moraira Fishing Club’s first outing was to the Jucar’s E2.Recent heavy rains had swelled the river considerably and deposited...

Boy Racing At A Different Level in Spain

Police Investigation Into 3.5 million euro car race.Whilst we often hear the term "boy racers" as we witness souped up little road cars driven...

Trenet project chugging along

LINE 9’s next big operation has just been given the go-ahead by the Generalitat.At its last meeting, the Consell, the regional government’s equivalent of...

Serial Con Man Is Wanted By Spain And Faces Extradition

Serial con man Mark Acklom who poised as a MI6 spy and also as a Swiss banker is wanted in Spain to face trial...

Malaga Based Drug Company Packaging Blunder Gives Children Werewolf Features

 Spain's drugs regulators have been investigating cases of hypertrichosis in children causing werewolf features.   This summer, the Spanish Pharmacovigilance System for Medicinal Products for Human...

Boy Racing At A Different Level in Spain

Police Investigation Into 3.5 million euro car race.Whilst we often hear the term "boy racers" as we witness souped up little road cars driven...

Malaga Based Drug Company Packaging Blunder Gives Children Werewolf Features

 Spain's drugs regulators have been investigating cases of hypertrichosis in children causing werewolf features.   This summer, the Spanish Pharmacovigilance System for Medicinal Products for Human...

Crisis Hit Travel Company Thomas Cook Issue Statement

 We broke the story here in Spain at the Euro Weekly News of crisis hit Travel agent Thomas Cook on the verge of collapse.Thomas...

The Ayuntamiento Los Montesinos Warn Of Fake Raffle Tickets

The Ayuntamiento Los Montesinos have warned of unscrupulous sellers of fake raffle tickets claiming funds will benefit of those people affected by the recent...

Locals Line Streets To Thank Spanish Military Emergency Services

Locals lined the streets to thank both the Spanish Military & Emergency services of the Los Alcázares region.   After the recent storms, the clean up...

Interpol Detect Foreign Terrorist Fighters In The Mediterranean

INTERPOL has detected more than 12 suspected "foreign terrorist fighters" crossing the Mediterranean Sea. The international police organisation carried out undercover searches at ports in...

Animal Sanctuary saved in Costa Blanca

Both a man and the animals from a local animal sanctuary have been saved. The animals were on the first floor of the flooded...

Fishy business in San Javier

ROTTEN fish washed up on the beach is reporterdly being sold to consumers.Bluefin tuna that is arriving on the coasts of Cartagena, San Javier...

Beach clean up effort in Almeria

VOLUNTEERS have been doing their bit to keep the Cabo de Gata’s beaches waste-free.In an initiative organised by the Cabo de Gata Clean Ocean...

Storm aftermath assessment in Almeria

THE Government Sub-delegate in Almeria visited the Almanzora Valley to see the aftermath of the severe weather first-hand.Accompanied by local mayors, Manuel de la...

Dancing Dames in Huercal-Overa

ELEANOR and Richard Tolman from Eleanor and Gilly’s Line Dance Class kept the Dames in Huercal-Overa entertained at the association’s recent monthly meeting.Eleanor and...

Tribute to women stands proud

AN imposing tribute to women stands proud in Olula de Rio.The eight-metre high ‘Woman of the Almanzora’ statue is a centerpiece for the municipality’s...

Serial Con Man Is Wanted By Spain And Faces Extradition

Serial con man Mark Acklom who poised as a MI6 spy and also as a Swiss banker is wanted in Spain to face trial...

Malaga Based Drug Company Packaging Blunder Gives Children Werewolf Features

 Spain's drugs regulators have been investigating cases of hypertrichosis in children causing werewolf features.   This summer, the Spanish Pharmacovigilance System for Medicinal Products for Human...

Sport by the sea in Adra

SPORTS enthusiasts in Adra now have brand new facilities right by the sea.The local council has opened up the El Palmeral multi sports court...

Hash find arrests

A COUPLE are under arrest after police found nearly 300 marijuana plants in properties they were renting.Investigations began back in June on the back...

New housing solutions for Velez-Malaga

SOLVING the housing issues that shadow the Axarquian capital was the main topic in a meeting held this week.The mayor of Velez-Malaga, Antonio Moreno...

PP shows its support to the dismissed nursery workers in Torrox

IN a recent plenary meeting held by the Popular Party, the group has shown its solidarity with the ten nursery workers that have lost...

Doctor denounces patient for verbal threats in Torre del Mar

IN a new case of aggression aimed at medical professionals in the region, a doctor has denounced a patient for making verbal threats whilst...

Weather warning for Axarquía

With resident still recovering from last weeks torrential rains, another weather warning has been issued in the region.The State Agency of Meteorology (AEMET) has...

La Viñuela reservoir near drought level in Malaga

NEW figures show that the La Viñuela reservoir is once again close to the drought level.Despite last week’s rainfall, the lake currently sits at...

Village banks plan in Axarquia

BANKS are being called on to provide financial facilities for small communities.The PSOE of Malaga has requested a plan to ensure that smaller villages...

History pulls tourists in Velez-Malaga

A HERITAGE tourist attraction is proving a big success.The ‘Los lunes con la Arqueología’ project, which hosts talks and visits to Phoenician sites across...

Spain Prepares For Fourth General Election November 10

Caption.Credit FilckrA fourth general election seems to be heading its way in Spain.   Prime Minister Socialist Pedro Sánchez appears to have failed in a bid...

Baywatch wannabe in Cala Millor

A BOGUS lifeguard has been arrested in Cala Millor. The man was allegedly pretending to be a lifeguard even though he had no paperwork or...

Seaplanes to land in Pollensa

IT has been announced that Pollensa in the north of the island will become the first port in Spain where it will be possible...

Crime figures in Calvia

POLICE in Calvia can breathe a sigh of relief now that the tourist season is coming to an end and can take the time...

Truce in conflict in Santa Cantalina

A PEACE pact has been agreed by warring neighbours. The Association of Neighbours and Friends of Santa Catalina has signed an “agreement of coexistence” with...

Spain Prepares For Fourth General Election November 10

Caption.Credit FilckrA fourth general election seems to be heading its way in Spain.   Prime Minister Socialist Pedro Sánchez appears to have failed in a bid...

Stranded In Spanish Seas With No Knickers!

Caption.Credit Natalie QuinnImagine the scenario you book that dream luxury cruise that you have saved up for, it comes around to sailing and you find...

WEATHER UPDATE: Travel chaos as airports close down in eastern Spain...

AT LEAST THREE people have died after torrential rain, terrifying lightning storms and flash floods have swept across south-eastern SpainSpain’s acting prime minister, Pedro...

No fags or booze on Calo des Moro Beach

THE beautiful beach, Calo des Moro, has recently been made a non-smoking beach by the Santanyi town hall but they have now made the...

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...

Cricket Hero Ben Stokes Smashes The Sun For Six

Caption.Credit Flickr   Ben Stokes one of England's  greatest all round cricketers of all time has gone to twitter to slam articles written about his family...

Gran trampled by camels while on holiday in Spain left with...

WHAT SHOULD have been a fun day out, including a camel ride along the beach in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands, turned into a...

Police intercept 800kg of cocaine in international waters near Gran Canaria

THE Guardia Civil of the Canary Island have revealed that specialist teams from the Maritime Patrol department of the Tax Agency have intercepted a...

Fugitive captured in Tenerife jailed

POLICE looking for one of Scotland’s most wanted men found a simple way of catching him.UK police tipped off their Spanish counterparts that the...

Group of baby sharks spotted of Tenerife

BATHERS were shocked when a group of baby sharks descended on the beach of El Médano, in the south of Tenerife.Many bathers assumed they...

British teen stabs his parents in front of shocked tourists

A British teenager has stabbed his parents in Tenerife before jumping from a considerable height, according to reports. The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon...

Key terrorist member arrested in Algeciras

A STATEMENT issued by the National Police has confirmed that a 51 year old man has been arrested on charges of terrorism glorification and...

BREAKING: Gibraltar to beat the UK in holding a General Election...

BEATING Boris Johnson, the Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo today (Monday) handed a request to the Governor to dissolve parliament immediately.A general election...

A few rocky moments but generally Gibraltar Calling went well

THIS year’s Gibraltar Calling Festival was held at the completely new venue of Europa Point Stadium last Saturday and Sunday and there were some...

UK Parliamentarians and Gibraltar National Day

A NUMBER of British Parliamentarians have arrived in Gibraltar today (Friday) to show their support for Gibraltar’s National Day and the right of the...

Red White and Proud: A special message to the Euro Weekly...

A SPECIAL message to readers of Euro Weekly News from the Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo.Come and join us in Gibraltar for our...

Illicit tobacco worth more than €30,000 seized in Gibraltar

KEEPING up with their fight against tobacco smuggling which has caused so much angst in Spain, Gibraltar customs officers have seized 750 cartons containing...

Gibraltar will host international competitors at Special Olympics National Games

THE Special Olympics were founded in 1962 by the sister of President Kennedy and are held every two years in different parts of the...

A busy week for Gibraltar Customs with cigarettes, drugs and money...

THIS last week has seen a great deal of activity for Gibraltar customs officers on both land and sea with a number of arrests...

Beach clean up effort in Almeria

VOLUNTEERS have been doing their bit to keep the Cabo de Gata’s beaches waste-free.In an initiative organised by the Cabo de Gata Clean Ocean...

Crisis Meeting Called For 9AM

Thomas Cook Group has a meeting scheduled at the offices of the city law firm Slaughter & May to trying buy the company extra time to...

All measured up in Calpe

CALPE council voted unanimously to regulate development in some unbuilt urban sectors.This will affect the El Morello, Ifach, La Fossa and El Saladar districts...

Spain leads operation to take down Colombian gang

A GANG that allegedly roamed Spain and other European countries to steal valuable medical equipment has been arrested. The seven people detained are accused of stealing...

Right Wing Vox Party Apologise For Racist Remarks

 Far Right Wing Spanish Political Party Slam Beauty Queen.  Vox are not happy about the recent choice of the youth beauty queen at the local...

Storm aftermath assessment in Almeria

THE Government Sub-delegate in Almeria visited the Almanzora Valley to see the aftermath of the severe weather first-hand.Accompanied by local mayors, Manuel de la...

Fuengirola´s Summer Employment Figures Rocket By 55.73 Per Cent

Fuengirola´s Mayor Ana Mula has announced that this year’s summer employment figures (for July and August 2019) shot up by 55.73 per cent, compared...

WATCH: British driver detained for knocking down two cyclists in Cuevas...

THE Guardia Civil have detained a British woman for knocking down two cyclists while driving on a road in Cuevas del Almanzora in Almeria,...

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...







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Must proxies be signed?

I arrived at our recent AGM with all my proxy votes correctly done, signed and dated. Another person arrived with 44 proxy votes,...

One million euros a week

ONE million euros a week looks a lot like this, but do add on expenses.  Fuel, food and beverages, plus of course tips.Built as...

Pause to say ‘Thank you’

WE all like to feel appreciated, don’t we? Whether it be just the simple wave from a fellow motorist when we allow them to...

Keep the money in-house

AS corporations start to eat up small companies, some of their logic becomes impossible to understand.Like the near impossibility of contacting anybody directly, other...

Eleven Years Young and Counting…

ELEVEN years young and still rocking on! The CCCA proved that it is most certainly THE classic car club in southern Spain and probably...

An acute case of persecution mania

A WHILE back I disengaged myself from London’s LBC radio because I could no longer tolerate the interminable whining of Brexit supporters who thought...

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: REINCARNATIONThe 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...

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: REINCARNATIONThe 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...

Man City Destroy Watford In Premiership Record Score

Watford were totally destroyed in an incredible opening 18 minutes during which the champions scored five times.   Breathless, irresistible, scarcely believable… City ripped Watford to...

Ferrari Take Pole With New Design In Singapore

Charles Leclerc is on quite the roll at the moment. Having won in Belgium and Italy, the Ferrari driver secured pole position under the lights in...

Tottenham Ripped Apart By Leicester City

James Maddison’s superb late drive clinched a 2-1 comeback victory for Leicester City in a drama-filled clash with Tottenham Hotspur.The attacking midfielder struck from...

Latest From Singapore F1 Race Weekend

British hero Lewis Hamilton relegated Max Verstappen to second place by the end of Friday practice in Singapore, but the pair were well ahead...

Breaking News – F1 Williams Racing Driver Quits

ROKiT Williams Racing confirmed that Robert Kubica has decided to leave the team at the end of the 2019 Formula One racing season.Robert had...

The unbreakable bond between sport and betting in Spain

Sport and betting have become synonymous over the last century. From the earliest days of horse racing to modern online betting sites, the two...

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 the Libra coin safe?

Fears surrounding the launch of Libra and the threat it may pose in the future.Mark Zuckerberg and his company created a new cryptocurrency,...

The Beckham Law: How Professionals Moving to Spain Can Reduce Their...

By reducing the percentage of income tax due from 45-47% to 24% the Beckham Law has managed to attract many highly skilled professionals to...

Wake Up With EWN: Weather & Currency

Good Morning 🙂 “If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way”   Weather: Costa del Sol: Clear 23°C | °F Rainfall: 0% Humidity: 68% Wind: 6...

British Expats vote Spain as Top Retirement Destination

BE IT in search of better weather, cheaper living costs or simply a lifestyle choice, many Brits cherish the idea of retiring abroad.A new...

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...

Rents in Spain up 50 per cent in six years 

The price of rental apartments in Spain has risen by 50 per cent since the last quarter of 2013 according to a study by the...

Hope for an end to “planning nightmare”, housing association says

Hope for an end to “planning nightmare”, housing association says BRITISH owners of irregular properties have reasons to be optimistic their “planning nightmare” will come...

Effort to get taxpayers money back

Effort to get taxpayers money back AFTER seven years of trying to collect defaulted loans ‘bad bank’ Sareb is to change tack in an effort...