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Second death thought to be linked to Spanish listeriosis outbreak

THE Listeriosis outbreak in Spain is thought to have claimed a second life. A 72-year-old man with cancer died on Thursday (August 22).On Tuesday...

Couple Banned by Easyjet for Unknowingly Buying Fake Tickets

A COUPLE from Liverpool has received a lifelong ban from Easyjet for unknowingly presenting fraudulent tickets to Alicante at the airline’s departure gate.Kenny Rainford...

Spain grants Morocco 32 million euros to help with irregular migration

The Spanish government granted Morocco 32 million euros on Friday to help with the efforts to crack down on illegal migration. Maghreb Arab Press (MAP)...

Doesn’t your pup deserve some me time while you’re away?

House-sitters ensure your pets are happy at home when you are away.Think about your holiday from your pet’s perspective. Remember, some pets will be...

Toyota Corolla Excel Hybrid

THE world’s all-time best-selling car is the Toyota Corolla with global sales of more than 44 million, and the latest version seems set to...

The Duke of all Wellingtons!

This week Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Fellow Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala invents a...

Queen Letizia of Spain hopes TV documentary will shake off ‘cool...

Queen Letizia, seen by some of her subjects as uncaring, is working hard on a number of worthy causes in Mozambique and around the...

Scottish born 99 year-young man competes in World Tango Championships

A 99 year-young Paisley-born man competing at the World Tango Championships in Argentina has received an ovation for his performance from aficionados at the...

Marbella cyclist awaits fitness decision for La Vuelta a España

COFIDIS Team rider Luis Ángel Maté will hear today (Thursday 22nd August) whether he will be passed fit to compete in the 2019 Vuelta...

Are Cryptocurrencies Living Up to Their Full Potential?

Cryptocurrency is a topic that can easily divide opinion. Some are fearful of it; others are getting rich from it and a fair few...

Ryanair boss plots around 900 sackings claiming company is overstaffed

RYANAIR boss Michael O’Leary has warned the airline will have to sack somewhere around 900 employees by next summer.  O’Leary claimed these cuts are...

4 life lessons that poker teaches you

The poker game has seen a huge surge in its popularity in the last couple of decades. In making all this happen, online poker...

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia finally gets building permit

ARE you by chance looking to build in Spain and need that all-important building permit? Well fear not. After 137 years, 10 architects, and...

Redneck music is sexy and fun

IF it’s true that you can judge a person’s character by his or her choice of music, I’d automatically be classified as a redneck...

The power of a dog or cat

The power of cats and dogs towards us human beings is enormous! We can easily call them fantastic counsellors with fur. No? They can,...

A man set 8 fires in Mijas so he could help...

A MAN has been arrested accused of setting eight fires in Mijas only to return later to help firefighters extinguish the flames.The incidents happened...

WATCH RESCUED: Danish man kidnapped and battered for 10 days in...

A DANISH man, aged 30, has been rescued by Spain’s National police after he was kidnapped and held for 10 days in Marbella.Police cooperation...

Estepona Hospital to Open by the End of the Year

THE Mayor of Estepona has announced that the Estepona Hospital in Andalusia will be ready for use by the end of the year.It was...

Solar powered cheese making in Castellon

AN ECO-CONSCIOUS farmer is introducing solar power to fuel the age-old skill of cheese making.Eager to reduce his carbon footprint in the traditional artisan...

An earthquake sets off panic in Marina Alta

The Geographic Institute has confirmed the tremor that witnesses shared on Twitter last night. A strong seismic movement has caused fear in the Marina...

The Riurau Film Festival Express

THE Riurau Film Festival Express returns with a competition to make a short film in two days.The requirements for the competition will be...

Plastic factory fined in La Aljorra

THE SABIC Plastics factory has been fined €52,000 for burning hazardous waste which released 12 different metals and other dangerous compounds into the skies...

Flowery Start to September Fiestas in Murcia

THE STREETS of Murcia are being filled with more than 80,000 flowers in preparation of the September fiestas that begin next week.Two thousand pink...

Pools closed down due to gruesome viral trend

FOUR swimming pools have had to be closed down in La Manga because of a new viral trend that has been sweeping the world,...

Police save woman from herself

POLICE forced their way into a property in Almeria prompted by fears a woman could do herself or others harm after suffering a psychotic...

Student papers payment rip-off

A MAN from Huercal-Overa is under arrest in connection with a student paper rip-off.Guardia Civil arrested 32-year old J.L.G.C. for four incidents of fraud...

Gang of thieves smoked out

ALMERIA Guardia Civil has arrested eight members of a gang of thieves targeting tobacconists, bars and cafes.The Guardia launched investigations last November following an...

300 Unidentified human remains discovered in cemetery in Mallorca

THE human remains of up to 300 bodies have been found in cardboard boxes in a locked room of a cemetery in Manacor.Two Councillors...

Fuel tanker bursts into flames at Palma airport

THERE was alarm at Palma airport this morning (August 22) when a fuel tanker burst into flames.The lorry, belonging to the Compañía Logística de...

A hotel that only allows women to stay has opened in...

For some time now there has been a growing business trend focused on the female audience. Female-only gyms have existed for a while, some...

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visits Gran Canaria

THE ACTING Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez flies out to Gran Canaria today (August 22) to meet with officials and to witness the damage caused...

WATCH: A dog’s best friend is man – Spanish police rescue...

A DOG on the verge of death was the last ‘resident’ of a Gran Canaria village to be evacuated as flames from the blaze...

UPDATE: 4,000 people evacuated as wildfires rage through Gran Canaria

It has now been stated that around 4,000 people have been evacuated as wildfires rip through Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.Dramatic images from...

Beware the Gibraltar border scammers

A PROLIFERATION of fraudsters trying to scam money out of tourists entering Gibraltar has led to Spanish authorities putting up warning signs.The illuminated traffic...

Gibraltar man guilty of child rape

A MAN aged 50 has been found guilty of raping a child.The Supreme Court has remanded in custody Jason Laguea until October 8 when...

Seized tanker, Grace One leaves Gibraltar after 46 days

IRANIAN TANKER Grace1, now renamed Adrian Darya, has finally set sail to Greece after 46 days anchored in the Straits of Gibraltar after a...

Second death thought to be linked to Spanish listeriosis outbreak

THE Listeriosis outbreak in Spain is thought to have claimed a second life. A 72-year-old man with cancer died on Thursday (August 22).On Tuesday...

Couple Banned by Easyjet for Unknowingly Buying Fake Tickets

A COUPLE from Liverpool has received a lifelong ban from Easyjet for unknowingly presenting fraudulent tickets to Alicante at the airline’s departure gate.Kenny Rainford...

Spain grants Morocco 32 million euros to help with irregular migration

The Spanish government granted Morocco 32 million euros on Friday to help with the efforts to crack down on illegal migration. Maghreb Arab Press (MAP)...