Unconscious beach hiker rescued in Almeria

OFFICERS of the Guardia Civil rescued a hiker on Wednesday who fell unconscious after fainting near the Cala Media Luna beach in San Jose. The woman suffered a...

Wild West rides into Almeria Province with Film Festival this October

ALMERIA’S Tabernas desert is set to be transformed into the Wild West this October for a Western Film Festival where several new movies are due to debut. The...

ALMERIA ALERT: Spain’s national Met Office issues yellow storm warning for TODAY

SPAIN'S national weather agency, AEMET, has issued an alert for thunderstorms in Almeria this afternoon (Tuesday). The weather warning is in place between 1pm and 8pm and the...

Tributes continue to pour in for Elaine Brown

ELAINE KAY BROWN, one of the leading charity and community figures in the British expatriate community in Almeria, has died following a decade-long battle with cancer. Elaine passed...

International film and TV stars arrive in Almeria City for Wonder Woman 1984 shoot

HOLLYWOOD actors have arrived in Almeria City to shoot scenes for the new Wonder Woman 1984 superhero film. Areas of the city including the Alcazaba fortress and the...

Gabriel’s Parents stay away from prison push

THE parents of an eight-year-old boy found dead near Nijar earlier this year have said they do not approve of the case being used to justify introducing...

Ex-Albox mayor to go to court for alleged corruption

THE former Mayor of Albox, Rogelio Mena, accused of spending more than €2,000 of public money on trips and private meals, must wait until October to learn...

Police seize more than 50 kilos of marihuana stashed in fruit and vegetable shipment

GUARDIA CIVIL officers have uncovered more than 50 kilograms of marihuana hidden among a fruit and vegetables from several vehicles following a probe in four urban areas...

Four people including two children injured in multiple vehicle collision

FOUR people, including two children, were taken to hospital after a crash involving two cars and a van in Roquetas del Mar left them injured. Andalucia’s 112 emergency...

Police make bee-line for hive robber after more than 230 thefts in Almeria

AN alleged thief of 238 beehives, that lead to the deaths of an estimated four million bees, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Almeria. The police...

BREAKING: Spain’s Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Almeria this afternoon

AEMET, Spain's national weather agency, has just released severe weather warnings for thunderstorms in the province of Almeria this afternoon and evening (Tuesday). The alert runs from 5pm...

Man’s lifeless body found in vehicle in Turre in Almeria

EMERGENCY SERVICES were called out to the town of Turre after the body of a 64-year-old man was found in a vehicle yesterday afternoon (Monday). A witness called...

Couple rushed to hospital after inhaling smoke in Almeria house fire

A MAN and woman were taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation after their house in Almeria City caught fire last Saturday night. Andalucia’s 112 Emergency Services line...

Spanish coast guards rescue 180 migrants in Alboran Sea and take them to Almeria...

COAST GUARDS have picked up 180 people from three boats, one of which was sinking when found, and have taken them to Almeria City’s port in Spain. One...

Man hit by train dies and woman remains in intensive care

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has died in hospital after a collision with a train in Pulpi left him with serious head injuries, according to provincial health sources. A 31-year-old...

Almeria City announces ‘selfie contest’ to mark World Tourism Day this September

ALMERIA CITY’S council has announced it will hold a ‘selfie competition’ in which locals and visitors are invited to snap pictures of themselves near landmarks to celebrate...

Almeria Feria crime figures down on last year claim police

NATIONAL POLICE officers made a total of 35 arrests and handed down 145 sanctions during the week of Almeria City’s feria, according to crime statistics. Most of the...

Seven-hour delay after fire breaks out on Almeria to Melilla ferry

A FERRY which was due to embark from Almeria City’s port for Melilla arrived at its destination about seven hours late after a blaze began on its...
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