Costa Almeria News

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS

Play nice with noise and neighbours

By David Jackson Bar owners are being advised to consult with their neighbours ahead of the summer months to find ways of keeping the noise...

Goat herders demand more EU money

By David Jackson The way of life for the 465 goat-herders in Almería is more difficult than ever before thanks to the drop in the...

San Isidro pet hurting psychopaths

By David JacksonAnimals have been found intentionally hurt across Níjar in recent months, mainly in the area of San Isidro. Now the Guardia Civil...

Islamic radicalization danger map

By David JacksonAlmería is the second province in Andalucía for terrorism hotspots with 25 percent of all radicalization being here, with 1,157 points of...

PP to press for planning law change

By Richard TornéAndalucía’s main opposition party, the conservative Partido Popular, has said it will add pressure in parliament to force through a bill before the end...

Shoe store gutted in Almería city

By David JacksonA fault in the electrical wiring of a popular front line shoe shop caused a major fire on Tuesday that required the...

Navy discovers new seismic faults off-shore

By David JacksonAn underwater survey by the Spanish naval survey vessel Hespérides has discovered a number of previously unknown seismic faults and slippages in...

Hungry for justice

By Emma RandleAn aggrieved film director has gone on hunger strike after claiming Huércal Overa council refused to honour an agreement for him to...

Clean air campaign kicks off

By Emma RandleEcologists have launched a ‘clean air’ campaign alerting the public to ozone air pollution across the province as levels continue to exceed...

Youths in brutal assault

NEWS Staff ReporterTwo underage youths have been charged with attempted homicide and robbery following a brutal assault on a young person in a large...

Baby killer convicted of rape

By Emma RandleA man convicted of abducting and murdering a 16-month old baby girl in the province in December 2012 has been found guilty...

Go bare-chested at your peril

By Richard TornéMojacar council has approved a controversial new bylaw banning 'offensive' fancy dress and walking bare-chested in the streets.The bylaw, which is set...

Almería council scraps dog euthanasia by-law

By Richard TornéAbandoned dogs classed as potentially dangerous will no longer be put down immediately on arrival at Almería city’s municipal pound after a...

Olive growing ‘causing desertification’

By Richard TornéUp to 20 per cent of Spain's land mass has degraded due to desertification and one per cent is actively degrading, a...

Schoolchild seriously hurt by falling metal door

By David JacksonA four-year-old child remains under observation in Torrecárdenas hospital after a heavy metal door fell on top of him at the La...

Intelligent speed traps switched on

By David JacksonThe much vaunted next generation of speed traps have arrived in the province, with the first one now operating on the N-344...

Zurgena ex-council cleared of allowing illegal builds

By David JacksonFormer Zurgena councillors have been found not guilty of permitting 41 illegal homes to be built in the town between 2003 and...

Living gluten-free costs €1,200 more a year

By David JacksonCoeliac disease sufferers must avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains, to have a normal digestive function - but...

Expats disenfranchised in EU referendum

By Dave JonesUP to two million expats will not be able to vote in the all-important EU referendum following a ruling by the Supreme...

Residents kick up a stink over pig farm expansion

By David JacksonResidents of a hamlet outside Huércal-Overa are furious over plans by a local pig farm to expand, and residents of Los Pilares...