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Woman claims black panther sighting

By Richard Torné A Dutch woman on holiday in Almería got more than she bargained for last week after claiming she saw a black panther...

Albox lawyer in conflict of interest row

By Emma Randle The Socialist PSOE party in Albox has called for the “immediate resignation” of a provincial council legal consultant for allegedly working in...

13-year-old girl forced into prostitution

By Richard Torné Police in Almería city have rescued a 13-year-old girl who was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother. Police said the girl had...

Junta crackdown on Chinese shops

By Emma Randle Nearly 50 bazaar stores in the province were fined for not complying with opening hours regulations in 2016, according to the regional...

Local man cleans up

By David Jackson A Turre resident has been quietly cleaning up after fly tippers who have been dumping household refuse next to mountain roads. Well known...

Prosecutor to probe Cortijo Cabrera permits

By Richard Torné The public prosecutor has requested information regarding the granting of building permits in Cortijo Cabrera by Turre council, CA News can reveal. The...

Vera firm warehouse damaged by blaze

By Richard Torné One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a blaze tore through a warehouse at a fish wholesalers in Vera last week. The...

Rubbish collection under threat

By David Jackson Socialist PSOE controlled towns in the north-east have said they will leave the regional rubbish collection service after elections to the governing...

No let up for Leo

By Emma Randle A young cancer sufferer from Vera has been diagnosed with two new tumours five weeks after an operation to remove the last...

Junta ‘not to blame’ for desalination plant flooding

By Emma Randle The Andalucian ombudsman has said the regional government is not responsible for damage caused to the Bajo Almanzora desalination plant in Palomares...

Hundreds evacuated from apartment block

By David Jackson Hundreds of residents of an apartment block in one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Almería city were evacuated last Friday (January 27)...

Big freeze causes UK food shortages

By David Jackson Floods and snow across Almería and Murcia have devastated greenhouses and fields of tomatoes, courgettes, peppers and lettuces. As a result, supermarkets in...

Puppy love

By Emma Randle Ten puppies saved by their resourceful mother are doing well at a vet in Turre, after the dog led rescuers more than...

Wild camping crackdown

By David Jackson Coastal destinations across Almería are finally starting to regulate wild camping after years of complaints from residents and tourists. A new attempt is...

Alleged killer had been on the run for months, court reveals

By Richard Torné A man charged last week with the murder of his former partner in Huércal de Almería had been on the run from...

Comments land senator in hot water

By Richard Torné A senator for the conservative Partido Popular party in Almería has sparked controversy after appearing on a video saying only idiots should...

EU warns on AVE plans

By David Jackson The latest update to the European Commission's infrastructure plan has raised serious concerns over progress in bringing a railway to Almería province. The...

Only three firemen in Albox, says chief

By Emma Randle Albox fire station is now up and running, staffed by members of the Levante brigade after its closure at the beginning of...

Woman murdered by ex-partner

NEWS Staff Reporter A 30-year-old man charged with the murder of his former girlfriend had a string of previous convictions for violence as well as...

Paedophile teacher accepts plea bargain deal

By David Jackson A deviant teacher in Huércal-Overa who was caught filming his under-age students has accepted a jail term of five years and six...