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Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:57

UK Government tax plan bombshell

Many British expats who earn a UK government pension or income from a property back home will be hit hard if plans to axe their tax allowance…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:46

Shop owner brutally slain

A Russian businesswoman was found bludgeoned to death at the weekend inside a cake shop she owned in El Ejido.According to reports, the body of 43-year-old Natasha…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:43

Going down

A new lift installed by Mojacar council supposedly to make access to the hilltop village easier has broken down "continuously" in the first three months of use,…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:37

Almería hits the spot for tourists

Almería is one of Spain's cheapest cities for visitors, according to a price index study.The TripAdvisor travel website which commissioned the survey has revealed that Almería is…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:33

Junta stood up by Algarrobico hotel developer

The Junta has vowed to buy back the land on which the Algarrobico hotel stands - even though the developer failed to turn up to sign the…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:30

NATO exercise planned for October

NATO is to organise a major military exercise off the coast of Almería and Cádiz in October, it has emerged.The military manoeuvres, codenamed Noble Mariner 2014, will…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:26

Sorbas nature park under threat

A massive reduction in the flow of water from the Rio Aguas spring near Sorbas is causing residents and environmentalists to fear the death of the unique…
Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:21

Do you fit the movie bill?

The production company for 'Clavius', the latest blockbuster movie to be filmed in Almería province, has issued guidelines for people hoping to act as extras.Calle Cruzada is…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:24

War of words over flood prevention

Almería's top government official has called on the Junta de Andalucía to take "urgent steps" to clear the river Antas of debris amid fears of a repeat…
Lawyers representing disgraced politician and ex-Cantoria mayor Pedro Llamas have strenuously denied he is to stand trial for planning offences.According to press reports earlier this week, Llamas…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:19

Rush to join Hollywood epic’s cast

Filming of biblical epic 'Clavius' in Almería next month will boost the local economy by six million euros amid reports the production company has been inundated with…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:16

Doggy’s explosive surprise

A shepherd's dog got more than he bargained for when he dug up an unexploded Civil War artillery shell on the outskirts of Almería city, according to…
Chronically ill people across Spain have benefitted from life-saving organ transplants thanks to donations made in Almería this year.Data released last week from Torrecárdenas hospital revealed that…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:11

Almería tops the list for drug related fines

Almería province had the highest number of incidents relating to drug possession or consumption in Andalucía in 2013, despite having a lower population than other provinces.More than…
Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:03

Kwai bridge return

The famous bridge blown-up in an epic scene in the 1957 David Lean movie 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' is to be rebuilt.The original bridge built…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:59

Police red-faced over jail break

A burglar arrested after being caught red-handed stealing from a home in Mojacar last week escaped from a police cell within hours of his detention and returned…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:56

Lines down in rural Sorbas

Residents in outlying areas of Sorbas have been without landline and mobile telephone coverage for almost a month, with no explanation from provider Movistar.Around 10 rural communities,…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:52

Left high and dry

Villagers living in Serena and Los Pinos on the outskirts of Bédar were without mains water for nearly five days this week, after a fault occurred in…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:47

Damp squib Necropolis

The much-publicised opening of an ancient burial chamber in Villaricos last month has been heavily criticised following accusations the site is in a semi-abandoned state and not…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:43

Tax-dodging diva to perform in Huércal Overa

A Spanish singer convicted of money laundering and sentenced to two years in jail last year is topping the bill in Huercal Overa fiesta in October.Popular copla…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 12:38

Health inspectors close Huércal Overa shop

Five people were arrested at a shop in Huercal Overa after a Guardia Civil inspection revealed it was selling out of date stock and was staffed by…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:29

Mojacar residents’ cry for silence

Angry Mojacar residents, fed-up with anti-social behaviour in the resort town, have launched a pressure group in a bid to tackle vandalism and noise pollution during the…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:25

Hotel holiday hell

Dozens of disgruntled guests protested last week in the lobby of a Roquetas de Mar hotel complaining about the poor standard of service and facilities.The hotel Bellavista…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:23

Spiteful attack on Bédar restaurateur

A British couple who have recently opened a restaurant in Bédar have been the victims of hate mail from an anonymous ill-wisher, CA News can reveal.Malcolm and…
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