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Balearics attempts back-door ban on bullfights

THE regional government of the Balearic Islands has approved new legislation covering bullfighting and animal cruelty. If finally passed into law, it will mean...

Foreigners among fatal victims – driver still at large

At least one Belgian citizen and three Germans are among the fatal victims of the Barcelona attack this afternoon. As for the detainees, police have...

Barcelona airport situation to get worse

The situation at Barcelona El Prat airport is set to get worse from tomorrow (Monday) as Eulen private security employees in charge of departure...

Real book ticket to Cardiff

Gareth Bale's Real Madrid will be playing the Champions' League final at Cardiff Millenium Stadium on June 3 against Italians Juventus. Los Blancos lost...

Historic photos displayed on Fuengirola’s streets

By James Langton FUENGIROLA council’s year-long celebrations to mark the town’s 175th birthday are continuing, with the opening of a new outdoor photographic exhibition chronicling the...

Court slams ‘Valenciano’ classroom controversy

THE REGIONAL Supreme Court (TSJ) did not beat about the bush when it ruled on whether the Valencia government is adhering to a court...

Hot water

An increase in temperatures in the Mediterranean sea between December and March has caused concern among experts, as invasive species from the Red Sea...

May in Madrid

BRITISH PM Theresa May arrived in Madrid today (Thursday) to meet to Spanish acting PM Mariano Rajoy and discuss matters of mutual interest including...

Mijas ‘sticks it to’ domestic violence

MIJAS town hall has launched a sticker campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence and promote equality, and local taxi drivers have become the...

Property sales boom

FIGURES released this week show that foreign property buyers in Alicante province are pumping an average of €2.25 billion a year into the provincial...

Years of worker lawsuits cost town hall €1m

TORREMOLINOS town hall announced last week that worker lawsuits over wrongful dismissal, discrimination against union members or workplace harassment, all during previous administrations, will...

New UV level warning system for Fuengirola’s beaches

FUENGIROLA'S beachgoers have a new, easy way to check how much sun protection they need when sun-bathing or swimming in the sea, after the...

British Consulate and car hire firms battle break-ins

THE British Consulate in Alicante has joined forced with Costa care hire firms to fight break-ins of rental car vehicles. Last year in the Alicante...

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,...

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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...

‘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...

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...