Who’d be a husband?

WITH some amusement, I recall our ship rolling to the ocean wave and the tilting mess room table emptying our breakfasts on the deck.   Despite water lapping...

Housing pledge to help make home ownership a reality

HUERCAL-OVERA council has regained ownership of land which had been allocated for housing with official protection status. Mayor Domingo Fernandez signed the deeds on the plots in the...

Alerting young minds to gender-based violence

ACTIVITIES have already started in Huercal-Overa to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women on November 25. The programme of events under the slogan...

Kayak coastal clean-up

COASTAL Cleaners Andalucia did a kayaking clean-up last week. Setting out from Playa de las Conchas on the road between Villaricos and El Calon, seven Coastal Cleaners Andalucia...

Tour operators keen on Costa Almeria as holiday destination

TOUR operators at this week’s World Travel Market in London are keen to promote Almeria as a holiday destination, according to the provincial government. An administration delegation was...

Bullfighting comeback in Albox divides opinions

EXPATRIATES were among protestors voicing opposition to bullfighting’s reappearance in Albox for the first time in 15 years, under the slogan ‘This is torture! Not art or...

How important is music today?

A FEW weeks ago, I mentioned a conversation I had with my 13 year old daughter about my vinyl record collection. She couldn’t understand why I needed to...

Aid for women in Almeria province

WOMEN’S groups in Arboleas, Cantoria, Chirivel and Huercal-Overa have been selected among others across Almeria Province to receive a share of some €50,000 in official funding. The Diputacion...

Wonder Woman actress goes sightseeing

THE star of the sequel to the reboot of the superhero classic Wonder Woman has taken time out of her shooting schedule to see the sights of...

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...
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