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By Richard Torné A former vice-president of the board of tourism and a secretary have been handed lengthy prison terms after being found guilty of...

Mojacar council obstructs ombudsman

By Emma Randle Mojacar is among 19 councils being taken to court by the public ombudsman for “impeding its work”, according to its 2017 annual...

Questions remain over Gabriel’s death

By Richard Torné The Guardia Civil chiefs who led the investigation into the murder of eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz have admitted the force never carried out...

Anger over council red-tape

By Emma Randle Cantoria residents living in illegal houses have complained of delays of up to a year in obtaining certificates to regularise their homes,...

Albox socialists stage walk out at angry council meeting

NEWS Staff Reporter Albox councillors from the opposition benches abandoned a bad tempered plenary meeting last week in support of a socialist colleague who was...

Gabriel’s tragic end

By Richard Torné The search for missing eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz came to a tragic end at the weekend after his body was discovered by the...

Níjar police in the dock

By Emma Randle Four local policemen from Níjar were in the Andalucía high court this week facing charges of abuse after a German resident claimed...

He’ll be back

By Richard Torné Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger could be returning to Almería in the summer to shoot scenes for the latest instalment of the Terminator...

Mayor’s ‘rude’ hubby cleared

By Emma Randle The regional high court (TSJA) has cleared the husband of Cantoria’s mayor of committing a legal offence after he was fined by...

Barbary sheep ‘not an invasive species’

By Richard Torné A rare type of mountain goat introduced into Spain more than 45 years ago should no longer be included in the country’s...

Hopes fade for missing boy

By Richard Torné Police continue to search for an eight-year-old boy who went missing in Almería more than a week ago amid growing fears he...

Minister slammed for hospital visit

By Richard Torné An ongoing row over staff shortages at Huercal Ocera's La Inmaculada hospital shows no sign of abating after the Junta’s health minister...

Women honoured in Almería

By Emma Randle Almería council is marking international women’s day today (March 8) by honouring eight local women for their achievements in different sectors...

First aid boost for Mojacar

By Emma Randle A popular expat playwright and actor who lost his wife to a heart attack at their home on Mojacar Playa last year...

Child internet porn ring smashed

By Richard Torné A joint police operation involving US Homeland Security has helped break up a child internet porn ring in Spain. Seven people – including...

Bleak climate change outlook

By Richard Torné Almería and the rest of south eastern Spain will be pushed beyond breaking point as a result of severe droughts brought on...

Police hunt for missing boy

NEWS Staff Reporter Police are on the hunt for an eight-year-old boy who went missing in Níjar on Tuesday (February 27). According to reports, Gabriel disappeared...

Woman badly hurt in Mojacar crash

By Richard Torné A woman in her 40s was badly injured last week after being involved in a traffic accident in Mojacar. The accident happened on...

Albox health service rumour scotched

By Emma Randle The mayor of Albox has had his knuckles rapped by the Junta de Andalucía this week after alleging on Facebook that the...

Brexpats in Spain to host public meeting with British consul

By Richard Torné The Brexpats in Spain association will be holding a public meeting in Palomares later this month attended by British consul Charmaine Arbouin...

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And it’s goodbye from us

EDITOR’S NOTE After 13 years on the newsstands in Almería, this will be the last edition of the Costa de Almería News. Sadly, despite an improvement...

Brexit warning to expats