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Bad ozone alert

By Richard Torné Soaring high temperatures have caused a significant rise in harmful ozone levels across the country and key areas of Almería. The current heatwave...

Hate crimes soar against disabled

By Emma Randle Most so-called ‘hate crimes’ committed in the province last year were against disabled people, bucking the national trend where racism was the...

Child and youth drown off Carboneras

By David Jackson The body of a child was recovered from a beach on the Isleta del Moro island off the Cabo de Gata nature...

Turre man killed in car crash

By Richard Torné A 51-year-old Turre resident died at the weekend after his van plunged down a 15-metre ravine. The accident happened on Sunday morning on...

Almería’s judges warn of ‘judicial chaos’

By Richard Torné Judges in Almería have warned that the justice system will collapse under the flood of claims related to 'floor clauses' in mortgages. The...

Mojacar prom battle intensifies

By Emma Randle A campaign to change the route of Mojacar’s promenade and save its chiringuitos shifted up a gear this week after the Socialist...

Beaches a ‘disaster’

By Emma Randle The Socialist PSOE party in Almería has slammed the state of the city’s beaches this week, describing them as a “disaster”. It complained...

Almería could suffer mega-droughts

By David Jackson The south of Spain and Almería in particular could become a virtual desert by the end of this century, according to two...

Decoding deceptive political language

By Paul Arnold Most politicians love to speak, yet they hardly ever say anything.  According to a comprehensive survey that I've just invented, the current...

Almería’s poster girl for abandoned animals

As opposition councillor in Almería, Inés Plaza has become an unwitting but staunch campaigner for animal welfare in the city. Her single-minded quest to save...

Almería goes to Iceland

By David Jackson Holiday time approached. Due to time constraints on both our parts, May seemed like the best time to escape as a family...

‘Big guns’ arrive for French-made western

By Emma Randle American actor Jake Gyllenhaal arrived in the province this week ready for four weeks of filming in the province. The Hollywood star, who...

Radioactive alert

NEWS Staff Reporter A measuring device containing two radioactive isotopes that was lost while workmen were carrying out a survey has been found in a...

Local police handed bullet proof vests

By Emma Randle Carboneras council has issued its 17-strong local police force with bullet proof vests costing €10,000 saying cops’ safety is paramount despite the...

Thieves break into pound to steal pit bulls

By Richard Torné Opposition parties in Almería city have called for greater security at the municipal pound after two potentially dangerous dogs were stolen during...

Man linked to dozens of burglaries in Vera and Cuevas freed...

By Richard Torné A Palomares man arrested last month on suspicion of having committed up to 23 house burglaries in Vera Playa and Cuevas del...

Cat foils cat burglars

By Richard Torné A pet cat became an unlikely hero at the weekend after disturbing burglars who scaled up a 10-metre high wall to break...

Pop star angers Almería’s fishermen

By Emma Randle Fishermen in the province are up in arms after Almerían pop star David Bisbal publicly slammed trawler fishing on Spanish television last...

Young thugs kill park duck

By Emma Randle A duck was stoned to death in an Almería city centre park last week, according to reports in the Spanish press. The incident...

Arboleas Roman mines to re-open to the public

By David Jackson The ancient Roman mines of Limaria (Arboleas) are to be restored and opened to the public. Mayor Cristóbel García and regional science minister...
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Body of missing British hiker found

By Richard Torné The body of a British man who went missing after setting off on a country hike in Huércal Overa has been found...