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Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:35

Medical staff in Ebola protest

Emergency services staff in Almería staged a protest outside the city centre's Bola Azul hospital this week, alarmed at health service proposals to transfer potential Ebola cases…
Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:31

Diva’s swan song

One of Spain's most popular divas took to the stage at the weekend in what could be her last performance before starting a two-year prison sentence for…
Some 300 people attended an 'Ecocide' conference held in the tiny hamlet of Los Molinos in the Sorbas nature park last weekend, as part of a campaign…
Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:18

Work restarts on Garrucha bypass

Work on the Garrucha bypass has restarted more than two-and-a-half years after the project was shelved due to cash shortages.The regional government this week announced that tunnelling…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:27

Germany fights citizen’s corner

Níjar local police have denied accusations made by a German resident that he was "beaten up" by police during a religious procession earlier this year.The man, who…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:25

Illegal homes tally rises

More than 600 homes in the Cuevas del Almanzora area have been left in legal limbo following a series of high court rulings revoking planning licences issued…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:22

Mojacar video victory

A Mojacar council meeting was videoed by a member of the public for the first time this month without penalty, after the passing of a regional law…
Cuevas del Almanzora council has caused a rumpus after approving a plan to name a Palomares street in honour of a former minister of dictator Franco.On Monday,…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:14

Aguamarga expansion blocked

A planned development of 350 homes and a 300-room hotel in Aguamarga has hit the buffers this week after the Supreme Court ruled the development had been…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:03

Almería’s not-so-clean air

A damning report on air quality by a leading environmental group says Bédar has one of the highest ozone levels in the region of Andalucía.The 92-page study…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:00

British couple rescued from blazing yacht

A British couple were rescued from a burning yacht off the coast of Carboneras at the weekend.The two, a 44-year-old man and his wife, 33, were sailing…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:58

Dog killed by crazed teenager

A youth who cold-bloodedly beat a dog to the point of death in front of its 84-year-old owner in Cuevas del Almanzora last week has been charged…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:56

AVE cut by half

Almería's future high speed railway track – the AVE – is to be reduced from double to single track, the central government has announced.The decision to cut…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:50

A towering waste?

Cash earmarked for flood repairs in Turre was spent on building a highly controversial 4.5-metre high marble tower, according to an opposition councillor.The monument, located on the…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:46

Going underground

Mojacar's mayor Rosa Maria Cano is under fire after it emerged she awarded herself and key individuals parking spaces in the village hilltop's controversial underground car park.Cano's…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:42

Unemployment in Almería continues to rise

The number of people out of work in Almería rose for the fifth consecutive month in September, according to the latest Government figures.Data shows that there are…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:38

World of westerns opens up

Spanish film actor Eduardo Noriega will be one of the leading lights of this year's Almería Western Film Festival (AWFF), staged in Tabernas this coming weekend.Noriega will…
Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:35

Junta publishes planning reform bill

The Junta de Andalucía has this week published a draft bill aimed at regularising illegal builds amid news the Priors, an expat couple whose home was demolished…
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:11

Expat home owners in major court victory

Four British couples in Albox have won a landmark ruling against the developers of an illegal urbanisation after a judge in Almería ordered the Spanish builders and…
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:09

Hospital bed loss sparks protest

Hundreds of demonstrators turned out to protest against the alleged closure of up to 30 beds on a surgical ward of the Inmaculada hospital in Huércal Overa…
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:06

Dog pound horror

A damning report has denounced shocking conditions at the Velez Rubio dog pound, after residents complained of animal cruelty.Dogs were found in an extreme state of malnutrition,…
Turre library will be closed for up to a month after hundreds of books were destroyed during last week's storm.According to culture councillor Salome del Moral Calvo,…
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:00

‘Conan’ returns

Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to Almería more than 30 years after the making of the sword-and-sorcery epic 'Conan' sparked unprecedented scenes in the streets of the provincial capital…
Thursday, 02 October 2014 11:59

‘No flights’ white elephant

There are fears Murcia could have a €200 million international airport which is open but never used following comments raised last week by Socialist PSOE party spokeswoman…
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