Tag: Almeria

Marathon success

SIX hundred runners took part in the 5th Mojacar Half Marathon and seven-kilometre run held last Sunday, 200 more than last year. Organized by Mojacar...

Morricone soundtrack to film festival

THE evocative music of Ennio Morricone will provide the soundtrack to the Almeria International Film Festival galas in a nod to the 50th anniversary...

Run in the sun against beautiful sea backdrop

AROUND 1,000 runners turned out last Sunday to take part in the 5th Grand Mediterranean Backdrop race. On what was a cloudless day, the runners...

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...

Healthy habits challenge to mark International Obesity Day

ALMERIA joined municipalities around the country marking International Obesity Day with the Walking for a Challenge initiative. Around 800 children from 18 schools took part...

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!...

Rural tourism push at the Andalucia Tourism, Sport and Adventure Tourism Fair

COMPANIES from the Almanzora Valley tourist sector attended the Andalucia Tourism, Sport and Adventure Tourism Fair held last weekend to promote the area as...

Visitors welcome

CLUBS and societies are welcome to visit the dig on the old Vera settlement of Bayra on Holy Spirit Hill. The local council has invited...

BREAST CANCER WALK: A lot to live for…

UNDER the slogan ‘A lot to live for’, around 200 people took part in a walk of solidarity in Mojacar to do their bit...

NUCLEAR WASTE: Radioactive waste shipped to Almeria Province under the nose of authorities

TWO containers filled with more than one tonne of radioactive earth were shipped to Palomares in 2016 without the knowledge of local authorities, a...

Capital culinary triumph

ALMERIA city is celebrating being named Spain’s culinary capital. The selection panel has officially rubber stamped the provincial capital’s triumph as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy...

Children in Need night in La Alfoquia

A GROUP in La Alfoquia has organised a ‘Race Night’ next month in aid for this year’s Children In Need. The night, set to go...

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...

WATCH: Almeria landfill murder case suspect arrested

GUARDIA CIVIL officers in Spain have arrested their main suspect in the murder case after a woman's body was found in a landfill site. Officers...

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...

Wild West comes to Almeria with film festival in Tabernas

ENTHUSIASTS of Western films are set to head into the Tabernas desert from next Tuesday for the start of an annual film festival celebrating...

JAILED: Woman convicted of bank fraud in Almeria will serve more than two years

ALMERIA’S Fifth Criminal Court has handed down a 21 month prison sentence to a defendant found guilty of defrauding a bank account out of...

Police find body of woman in Almeria landfill site

GUARDIA CIVIL officers have opened an investigation after the body of a woman was found in a Gador landfill site. Police and government sources said...
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