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Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:39

Noise by-law bewilderment

Mojacar business owners and residents were left confused about the noise by-law after a family music and dancing event was cut short on Monday evening.More than 150…
Police have arrested 84 people throughout Spain in connection with an international money laundering operation after thousands of people were conned out of more than 11.5 million…
The rise in unemployment in Almería by more than two per cent in the second quarter has sparked urgent calls for a plan for jobs in the…
Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:27

All out against all-inclusive

A group of businessmen in Roquetas de Mar has declared a so-called 'war' on all-inclusive hotels in the resort.The group, made up of bar and restaurant owners,…
Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:23

Drownings spark bathing alert

Two people have drowned off the coast of Almería in the last two weeks after bathing in the sea at well known beaches.A 49-year-old man died at…
More than 300 owners in Almería province whose land was compulsorily purchased for the Vera-Cartagena toll motorway must be compensated by the Spanish government, the Supreme Court…
Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:38

Sparks fly over bullfighting row

A Spanish novelist and journalist who is best known for his controversial views has claimed he has "never seen a greater love for animals than in the…
Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:35

Running free...and naked in Vera

The mayor of Vera and three councillors attended the second annual nudist run in Vera last weekend after accidentally banning nudism in the town two weeks before.The…
Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:33

New Aldi for Almería

Giant low cost supermarket chain Aldi is to open a new store in Almería at the end of this month.The 1,000-square metre shop, which will be the…
Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:30

Manhunt for Roquetas rapist

A woman was allegedly raped in Las Palmarillas, Roquetas last week after a man on a bicycle attacked her.The incident took place around 23.00 in the Puerta…
A project to restore an ancient Moorish spring in Turre turned sour almost as soon as it had started last week, after the town's urban councillor was…
Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:15

A cautionary tale

The disappearance of the Argar civilisation in Antas more than 3,500 years ago has served experts with a chilling reminder about the impact of modern man on…
The fate of seven allegedly illegal British-owned houses in Albox hangs in the balance after a court hearing due last week was postponed.The properties, comprising a small…
Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:10

Bearing with the ‘Bears’

A row broke out in a Vera naturist resort last week in the run up to visit by a group of homosexual naturists.The 'Bears Naturistas' is an…
Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:01

All for a good cause

Mojacar was full of generous spirit last weekend with two major events taking place to support two local charities.Friday night saw the 'moon walk' in aid of…
Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:55

Exodus trailer released

Almeria gets ready to hit the big screen as the much anticipated official trailer for the Exodus movie, mostly filmed in the province, is released.Almost 12 months…
Friday, 11 July 2014 11:44

Almerían psycho

Almería has once again captured the imagination of movie-makers.Less than a year after big budget Hollywood movie Exodus was filmed in the province, an up-and-coming film studio…
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:55

Vera council ‘balls up’

Vera's ruling councillors were left red-faced this week after admitting they had mistakenly approved a bylaw banning nudism in the municipality.The ordinance, which bans the practice of…
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:52

Shoreline stingers

Visitors to Almería's beaches were left sweating it out on the sand last weekend as swarms of jellyfish invaded the waters of the shoreline.Last Thursday an alert…
The president of hotel group Vita Hoteliers has been arrested on suspicion of tax evasion.Josep Maria Morros Llauradó was detained last week as part of an investigation…
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:48

Dog days for Paws

Local animal charity PAWS has shut its gates to strays after an outbreak of potentially deadly canine parvovirus was detected in the kennels.The disease has struck the…
Three people, including two youths aged 15 and 16, have been charged in connection with a brutal attack on a young donkey in May.One of those charged…
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:38

Hope for illegal home buyers

Five British buyers have won a case against a Spanish bank for the return of money invested in good faith in properties in the illegal Almanzora Country…
Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:33

Kidnap alert

An immediate country-wide alert system will be used to help track down kidnapped children considered in serious danger under a new system rolled out last week by…
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