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Cadiz – a city break in Spain

WHEN we think of booking a city break in Europe- Rome, Barcelona and Paris seem to be the first that pop into our minds. Let’s...

Trujillo – birthplace of the conquistadores

WHEN thoughts turn to Extremadura, most attention is focused on the magnificent Roman remains of Merida, or the equally impressive monasteries of Guadalupe and...

Un-Economy

THIS will be my first summer with a fully functioning (hopefully) air-con - it's a long story, but the bottom line is that when...

Two pairs of endangered bird breed in Almeria wetland

AN ENVIRONMENTAL group has said that at least 14 chicks of one of the most endangered aquatic bird species in Europe have been born...

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...

Man imprisoned for trying to flee police in Almeria at 130kph without a license

A COURT in Almeria has sentenced a man found guilty of attempting to escape a police checkpoint at 130 kilometres per hour to two...

WATCH: Almeria observatory spots space debris over Andalucia

AN OBSERVATORY in Almeria has released pictures of what it said was rock from a comet entering the Earth’s atmosphere. The University of Huelva’s Calar...

Second body found on an Almeria beach in less than 24 hours

A CORPSE has been found on a beach in Almeria, the second time human remains have been found in the province in less than...

Show your support in Albox

AGE SUPPORT ALMANZORA is holding a fundraising event at Maloans in Albox on Saturday June 30 from 5pm. There will be stalls and a...

Almeria community rally for Brit expat

EXPATRIATE plasterer/builder Paul Morrison has spoken of his gratitude after the community pulled together to help him pay for medical treatment. The dad-of-three, 45, was...

Boy hospitalised after becoming trapped in pool suction grid at Almeria water park

A CHILD has been in hospital for three days with serious injuries to his buttock after being sucked into a pool suction tube at...

Migrant found dead in sea while 42 people still missing

THE Guardia Civil have recovered a young sub-Saharan man’s body in the Mediterranean Sea near to where a vessel carrying 47 migrants sank last...

Some 43 migrants missing in the Mediterranean after vessel sank

SPANISH coastguard rescued four people in the Mediterranean, but the 43 others who were aboard their sunken boat are still missing. The ‘Ariadne’ ship spotted...

Gabriel Cruz murder probe goes on

THE woman accused of killing eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz Ramirez earlier this year is to make a third court appearance next Monday. It comes in the...

International fugitives arrested in Almeria

TWO international fugitives have been held on European Arrest Warrants in Almeria. They are reportedly wanted on suspicion of committing two separate strings of...

Almeria cyclist accidents eclipse Spanish average

MORE than 11 per cent of those seriously injured in traffic accidents in Almeria are cyclists, significantly higher than the national average at 7.5...

Teaching assistants demand decent contracts to avoid ‘sustenance-level’ summer survival

SPAIN’S largest trade union protested the growing gender inequality stemming from precarious working contracts for teaching assistants, 90 per cent of whom are women. The...

Maersk Danish shipping giant to operate from Almeria port

MAERSK, the world’s largest maritime container firm, has announced new operations at Almeria port which could open the international market to other Spanish firms. The...
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