Costa Almeria News

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS

Vera naturists in swimsuit spat

By David Jackson Police were called several times over Easter to mediate in a dispute at the Natura World resort after swimsuit wearers tried to...

Thugs suspected of injuring horse in Turre

By Richard Torné Claims of animal abuse have resurfaced in Turre nine months after a donkey was tortured to death in the same area. The horse,...

Almería’s former state lawyer to go on trial

By Richard Torné A former state lawyer for Almería and six other people are to go on trial in July on extortion charges in a...

Junta forced into embarrassing u-turn over historic cortijo

By David Jackson The Junta de Andalucía was wrong to fine the owners of a famous farmhouse €7,200 for not restoring the 18th century building,...

Plans released to keep rural bank access

By David Jackson Local councils have agreed a strategy to ensure rural areas do not lose access to banking services. The plan comes from the FAMP,...

Child and two adult migrants drown

NEWS Staff Reporter The Spanish navy has recovered the bodies of a 10-year-old girl and a man who drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean...

‘Brave New World’ author remembered

By Richard Torné Almería university is hosting a symposium to honour one of the most visionary and relevant authors of the 20th century. The three-day event...

Car insurers hit Almería hard

By David Jackson Almería is the sixth most expensive province in Spain to buy car insurance, a new study has revealed. The report by market comparison...

Controversial garage tax gets go ahead

By Richard Torné Mojacar council has approved a polemical garage tax despite strong protests from the opposition. Residents who wish to have permanent access to their...

Roman villa feared destroyed

By David Jackson A fourth century BCE Roman Villa outside Vera is understood to have been destroyed by a farmer planting lettuces. The alarm was raised...

Three jailed for brutal attack outside Mojacar nightclub

By Richard Torné Three men who brutally assaulted two individuals outside a popular Mojacar nightclub six years ago have been handed jail sentences. The three -...

Dead prawns litter Mojacar beach

By Emma Randle Concerned Mojacar residents called for an environmental investigation after thousands of dead shrimps were washed up on a local beach last Friday. The...

Dog’s howls lead police to poacher

NEWS Staff Reporter A man suspected of badly injuring a stray dog after setting an illegal spring-loaded trap has been charged with wildlife offences. The incident...

Could new Seat car be called ‘Mojacar’?

By Emma Randle An announcement by Spanish car manufacturer Seat of the launch of a new, as yet unnamed, SUV has sparked a wave of...

Child takes mum to court over mobile ban

By Richard Torné The case of a teenager who took his mother to court for confiscating his mobile phone has highlighted a loophole in the...

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...

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,...

Outrage over gravel on Mojacar beaches

By David Jackson A complaint has been filed against the use of poor quality sand in the regeneration of beaches across Mojácar. More than 15,000 cubic...

Two arrested over online weapon sale

By Richard Torné Two people – including a 62-year-old woman - have been arrested in Águilas in connection with the online sale of two anti-aircraft...
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