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Relatives retrace missing walker’s last steps

By Richard Torné Relatives of missing British walker David Oldman took part in a tribute walk at the weekend to mark the third-month anniversary of...

Almería couple were first Spaniards to vote

By David Jackson A young couple from Almería now living in New Zealand, Jesús Ruiz and Marga García, were officially the first Spaniards to vote...

Cruise ship health hazard warning

By Richard Torné Cruise ships should be made to comply with far stricter emissions controls amid warnings marine diesel is “100 times more toxic” than...

Hospital to compensate dead patient’s family

By Richard Torné A court has ordered the Poniente hospital to pay more than €53,000 in damages to the relatives of a patient who died...

‘Keep Calm’ says Spanish PM

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has called a press conference to evaluate the Brexit and has called upon residents and companies to 'keep calm' despite...

Shark in fatal encounter with swordfish

By Richard Torné A large blue shark washed up dead on a beach in Vera last week had been ‘speared’ by a swordfish, according to...

Maddest poster ever?

By Emma Randle An annual padel tennis contest in Albox has attracted more publicity than the organisers bargained for after its unusual poster design made...

Pita row intensifies

By David Jackson Local councils look set to eradicate one of Almería’s most iconic plants despite a recent u-turn by the Junta de Andalucía. An original...

Helping heart attack victims

By Emma Randle A British man is raising money to buy a life-saving defibrillator for Mojacar after his mother died of a heart attack at...

Islamic radicalization danger map

By David Jackson Almería is the second province in Andalucía for terrorism hotspots with 25 percent of all radicalization being here, with 1,157 points of...

Soaring passenger numbers at Almería airport

By Richard Torné The number of passengers using Almería city airport rose steeply in August, according to the latest Government figures. A total of 136,234 passengers...

Votes for all

By Jack Troughton EXPATS will win a “lifelong” right to vote in British elections after a wide-ranging consultation on its key votes for life strategy,...

Hotel complaints soar

By Richard Torné There has been a sharp rise in the number of complaints against hotels in Almería, the Junta de Andalucía has said. In 2016,...

Carboneras in illegal €28m land deal allegations

By Richard Torné The public prosecutor has launched an investigation into an alleged 28m-euro land transfer deal involving Carboneras council and the town’s second biggest...

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Deal struck to run Spain

The Socialist party (PSOE) and Unidas Podemos have just announced an agreement to run the country. They will operate a coalition government but will need...

Brexit warning to expats