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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…
Almería is back in the movie spotlight after it emerged that a major new film is to be shot in the province later this year.Sets for 'Clavius',…
A female staff member from the Cajamar savings bank has been found guilty by a court in Almería of stealing 154,124 euros from the accounts of some…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:07

Expat Scots have their say on referendum

With less than three weeks to go before polls open for voting in the Scottish referendum, expats from both sides of the 'border' have mixed feelings about…
A British tugboat captain drowned last week after a rubber dinghy being used to transfer him and two other crew members to their vessel capsized outside the…
Thursday, 21 August 2014 13:12

Tragic Saturday as bathers drown in Níjar

Tragedy struck at two of Níjar's most emblematic beaches on Saturday when two men drowned in separate incidents.The victims, a 49-year-old Polish national and a 21-year-old local…
Thursday, 21 August 2014 13:07

Almerían aid worker attacked in Morocco

A woman human rights activist from El Ejido was attacked in Tangiers, Morocco, last weekend after attempting to help a group of sub-Saharan women who were being…
Thursday, 21 August 2014 13:02

Concert controversy

Thousands of fans turned out to see Almería poster boy, singer David Bisbal in Vera last week.For his final concert in the province more than 5,000 people…
Thursday, 21 August 2014 13:00

Algarrobico hotel battle rages on

The Junta de Andalucía defended its position this week in the face of accusations that it funded the Carboneras hotel development which it is now seeking to…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:19

Ibex killing trauma

An ibex cull in Lubrin has shocked the community after three of the wild animals were shot in full view of an expat resident and her two…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:17

Dreambeach goes large

More than 80,000 party-people attended the Dreambeach electronic music festival last weekend. The annual event, held in the small coastal town of Villaricos attracts fans of DJ…
An expat from Bedar had her purse stolen in a Mercadona supermarket in Vera last week. Candy Ross was carrying around 450 euros in cash at the…
Political parties and gay rights associations have condemned the latest alleged homophobic attack which took place in Roquetas de Mar last week. According to alleged victim Alejandro…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:04

Turre back in the game

Residents of Turre now have access to improved sports facilities following the inauguration of the refurbished football ground and outdoor sports area. Mayor Arturo Grima together with…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:02

Almería possible Ebola hot-spot

Security has been stepped up at Almería airport and port following the spread of the Ebola virus across west Africa. The virus which currently has no known…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:59

Summer phone fraud warning

Consumer groups have issued a summer warning over an increasing number of reports to defraud private individuals through telephone calls. They say these scams are often targeted…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:56

It’s a mystery

A British detective-story author is gathering evidence for the plot of her latest novel in Almería this week, after being inspired by her involvement with a local…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:54

Junta plans to take back Algarrobico land

BThe regional government has announced it will exercise a right to take back land on which the controversial Hotel Algarrobico stands on the coast of Carboneras, after…
The future of the troubled flight route between Almería and Seville has finally been resolved. The route, mainly used by government officials has been at the centre…
Thursday, 07 August 2014 11:24

Bedar blaze brings back memories

A fire that broke out in Bedar last weekend was brought swiftly under control thanks to the prompt action of firefighters. In a scene reminiscent of the…
Thursday, 07 August 2014 11:23

And the music played on

Music and dancing continued at the Parque Commercial in Mojacar this week despite efforts by the town council to cancel live events. Following a dramatic u-turn by…
Thursday, 07 August 2014 11:21

Unpaid bills leave course below par

After almost 40 years in existence, the golf course at Cortijo Grande, near Turre has been reduced to a scorched, ruined landscape. Due to unpaid water bills…
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