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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...

Unique view

ACCORDING to the SNP, one of the candidates standing for the Brexit party in Scotland tweeted in 2017, “All Christ-rejecting swamps need draining, and...

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...

Police dog handler on Costa del Sol suspended for working as an animal trainer

A GUARDIA Civil dog handler has been disciplined for working as an animal trainer in his spare time.  The Supreme Court has ratified a sanction...

Wine festival in Santa Maria del Camí Mallorca

THE town of Santa Maria del Camí in Mallorca The Euro Weekly News understands will dedicate two days to celebrate the harvesting of new...

Jazz Voyeur Festival in Palma Mallorca

ON November 22, the Jazz Voyeur Festival will host a special concert at the Trui Theatre in Palma Mallorca The Euro Weekly News Understands. It...

Dramatic moped crash in Denia, Costa Blanca

A 19-YEAR old suffered a dramatic accident on his moped in Denia in the early hours of Monday morning. The teenager was going along the...

Ice rink to be installed in Manacor Mallorca

AN ice skating rink will be installed in Manacor over the festive season. Aimed at boosting local business, the entrance to the 200m2 ice...

Almeria stone exports up

THE export of natural stone extracted from Almeria was up 23 per cent in the first eight months of the year on 2018, according...

Free school dinners for children in Mallorca

OVER 5,000 students from public schools in Mallorca will receive free school dinners in the 2019-2020 academic year. A total of €3.4 million has...

EMT raise price of bus ticket in Palma

EMT Palma has announced that the price of a single bus ticket will increase from €1.50 to €2 next year. The rate will remain...

Digital fashion

THE latest fashion must, is to purchase digital designer clothing which can never be worn but will look good when modelled on social media....

Off the road in Costa Blanca

ALICANTE family run coach company Autocares Ríos Levante, which has been providing bus services for various schools in the area will close on November...

Viva España

A RECENT survey by CEO World Magazine whereby 105,000 expats working in 95 countries were asked about their experiences overseas saw Spain voted the...

Gazelles running free

A TEAM from the CSIC Scientific Investigations Upper Council Arid Zone Experimental Station in America released 30 Cuvier gazelles into the wild in the...

Hunter rescue in Pedreguer

THE Alicante fire service rescued a hunter from a mountainous area of Pedreguer on Saturday morning after he fell six metres and fractured his...

Washing machine fire

TWO men of 51 and 67 years old were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation following a fire at their home in Viator. The...

Cars burn in Alicante company fire

A FIRE on an Alicante car storage and distribution company plot in the early hours of Saturday morning burned 41 vehicles and partially damaged...

Almeria sixth cheapest taxi fares

ALMERIA is the sixth cheapest city in Spain for taxi fares, according to a FACUA-Consumidores en Accion report. The study of cab ride charges in...

Almanzora valley water request

THE Junta de Andalucia and Almanzora Valley councils agreed to present a joint request to the Council of Ministers for the transferral of a...

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...

Unique view

ACCORDING to the SNP, one of the candidates standing for the Brexit party in Scotland tweeted in 2017, “All Christ-rejecting swamps need draining, and...

Columnists

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...

Blogs

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...

Lifestyle

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...

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...

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...

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Sport

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...

Finance

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...

Property

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...