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Snow brings road chaos

TRAFFIC in Málaga and Granada was able to return to near-normal working on Monday after the first storm of the winter produced snow across...

ETA hands over weapons

THE Spanish government says that last weekend’s disarmament by the Basque separatist group ETA was a media operation “to hide their defeat.” In a statement,...

Power shocker

ELECTRICITY bills landing in post boxes this week are carrying a surprise, and it’s not a pleasant one. Power provider Endesa is clawing back underpayments...

Winter campaign takes off

HIGH season at Alicante-Elche airport will continue until December, according to previsions by managing body Aena. The boom in passengers registered recently has led the...

Banned drug-driver kills 18 year old outside nightclub

A HIT-and-run driver high on drugs killed an 18-year-old woman in the Sueca area on Sunday on the roadside outside a nightclub. Andrea Mengual Vallejo,...

Rain to the rescue in Galicia

Rain is falling in the Galicia region today and largely helping extinguish the forest fires that have devasted the area since the weekend and...

New hope for the Lemon Express

AFTER 12 years, there is finally hope that the Lemon Express train, from Benidorm to Gata de Gorgos, will run again. The company behind the...

The Costa life of late Cranberries singer

BENISSA is mourning the sudden death of The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordian this week after it was revealed that she lived on the...

Six arrested in Spain with links to violence in Salford

Six people have been arrested in Spain after series of violent incidents between organised crime groups in Salford. The Spanish National Police with support from...

Ex-mayor stirs PP election controversy

ACTING prime minister Mariano Rajoy’s attempts to present a positive image of his party, the Partido Popular, ahead of regional elections in Galicia and...

Nudist beaches cover up

GOING starkers on the beach is becoming a dying habit in the Marina Alta as the few naked sunseekers left feel a bit self-conscious...

Carolling round the bonfire

Although Christmas Day has come and gone for another year, Fuengirola is still in full festive spirit, with the town’s Plaza de la Constitución...

Benidorm or Bust!

A FOUR-DAY 1,500 mile charity driving rally - ‘Benidorm or Bust’, which started in Blackpool arrived in Benidorm on Saturday afternoon. The annual event was...

Valencia states its case on Brexit

PRESIDENT of Valencia region Ximo Puig met with the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss the effects...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...