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Clubs/Charities Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Charity refugee rescuers 'face prison' in Italy

AID workers on a boat seized by Italian authorities could face between four and seven years in jail for 'human trafficking', forcing the charity to seek help from the Spanish government for the first time in its...

Economy Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Butane gas bottles go down in price

BOTTLED butane gas goes down in price today (Tuesday) by 5%, dropping to €13.96 from the current €14.68 due to a fall in the cost of the raw material, cheaper transport and the strengthening of the euro. This first...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Girl, 14, hangs from eighth-floor beam for 'selfie'

A TEENAGE girl hanging from a concrete beam eight floors up so her friend could take a photo of her had to be rescued from a Barcelona block of flats, Catalunya regional police reported yesterday (Monday). Mossos...

Politics Mon, Mar 19, 2018

La Línea's mayor in Brussels for Brexit talks

MAYOR of the last town in southern Spain before Gibraltar, Juan Franco, was due to travel to Brussels today (Monday) to discuss Brexit and how it will affect residents, British and Spanish alike. La Línea de la...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Missing hikers, one British, found safely in Cádiz...

THREE hikers missing in the mountains of the province of Cádiz during the weekend's storms have been found alive and well in the Garganta Verde ravine in the Grazalema range. Two of them, from Chiclana de la...

Health & Beauty Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Heiress' private jet crash: Spanish victims named

THE names of the 11 women killed when a private jet travelling from Dubai to Istanbul crashed in Iran have been revealed, two of whom were Spanish. Turkey has been rocked by the high-profile death of multi-millionnaire...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Storms leave one dead and three missing in Andalucía

ONE man has died and three remain missing in Andalucía as a result of the freak weather conditions caused by 'Storm Gisele', which hit Galicia earlier in the week and is making its way across the mainland. Two...

Animals/Pets Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Demonstrators call for Iberian wolf protection

THOUSANDS of demonstrators gathered in Madrid today (Sunday) calling for laws to protect the Iberian wolf, an endangered species unique to Spain and Portugal. Ecologists in Action, the WWF, European Alliance for Wolf...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Mar 18, 2018

British man, 22, dies in Palma balcony fall

A BRITISH man has died after falling from a fifth-floor balcony at an apartment block in Palma de Mallorca, emergency services reveal. They were called out at 06.10 this morning to the building on the C/ Aragón, where...

Environment Sat, Mar 17, 2018

Luxembourg family buys island off Formentera for €18m

A FAMILY from Luxembourg has bought the s'Espalmador island off the north coast of Formentera 'for their own private use' for the sum of €18 million, according to the Balearic regional government. A small,...