Coast guards rescue 111 migrants and transfer them to Almeria City’s port

MARITIME rescue personnel picked up a total of 111 people yesterday (Sunday) from two boats in the Alboran Sea bound for Spain. Spain’s Salvamento Maritimo said they received...

Almeria taxi drivers threaten to join action against Uber and Cabify

TAXI drivers in Almeria City have warned they could cut services to a minimum in order to strike in protest against ‘ride hailing’ apps. Drivers reportedly delivered a...

Post mortem on Almeria baby finds ‘death caused by heart injuries during surgery’

A FOUR-MONTH-OLD baby born in Almeria who died after a heart operation did so due to injuries caused in surgery, post mortem results have found. Malaga’s Court of...

Almeria City set to see shooting of new Wonder Woman 1984 film

FILMAKERS are set to arrive in Almeria City to shoot a new reboot of the Wonder Woman film franchise later this year. Some scenes of Wonder Woman 1984...

Almeria City court to hear case of 40 accused in social security fraud trial

A TOTAL of 40 defendants accused of defrauding social security out of hundreds of thousands of euros through false contracts are set to stand trial in Almeria...

Renting families evicted for missing payments

THE number of families in Almeria who were evicted from rental homes due to missing monthly let payments is more than 1,900 over the past five years,...

One in four forest fires in Andalucia happens in Almeria

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to 57 forest fires and woodland blaze-related incidents from January to June, equivalent to one in every four such callouts in Andalucia according...

Man rescued by Guardia Civil helicopter from mountains in Nijar area

A 47-YEAR-OLD man was taken to hospital after emergency services were called out to rescue him from the Monte de los Frailes area due to a fall. The...

Warehouse fire in Adra

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to the La Curva industrial estate after a fire broke out at a fruit warehouse yesterday afternoon (Thursday). The 112 Emergency services line was...

Almeria City transformed into Tangier for Jude Law and Blake Lively Movie

THE shooting of a film starring Jude Law and Blake Lively has resulted in parts of Almeria City being transformed into the Moroccan city of Tangier for...

Walk this way: Volunteers trek to Mojacar in aid of MS sufferer

A GROUP of volunteers have walked from Vera Playa to Mojacar and back in an effort to raise funds for a British expatriate’s treatment for a chronic...

PLAIN SAILING: Santa Irene Club de Vela to hold Open Day

THE Garrucha dinghy sailors of‘Santa Irene Club de Vela’ are set to hold an Open Day later this month in the hope of attracting new members and...

AUAN call for emergency political leaders meeting

FOLLOWING recent conferences in Almeria and Mojacar on irregular planning in Andalucia, non-profit organisation Abusos Urbanisticos Almanzora NO (AUAN) has called for an urgent meeting with the...

Mojacar singing group announce spring concerts

MOJACAR based choir, The Rose Singers, have announced the dates for their spring concert which is titled Harmony of Springtime.  The group’s concerts will be held on Thursday...

MIGRANT CRISIS: 84 rescued from three boats off the coast of Almeria

SPAIN’S Maritime Rescue service has saved 84 migrants, including two children and a pregnant woman from three boats from the Alboran Sea. According to Spanish media, the Salvamento...

Man dies following car crash in Almeria

A 69-YEAR-OLD has died in Huecija after he was involved in a car accident that saw his car come off the road. Reports in the Spanish media suggest...

WAR ON RUBBISH: Expats determined to clean up coastline in Almeria

A VOLUNTEER group set up by a British expatriate based in Almeria is determined to tackle the clean up the country’s coastline. The ‘Coastal Cleaners Andalucia’ group was...

Councillor calls for quieter fiestas

A COUNCILLOR from Valencia is attempting to get Local Police to enforce a ‘silent time’ during the busy annual fiestas when the throwing of fireworks is banned....
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