Juana Rivas may face prison despite handing children over to father
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Juana Rivas may face prison despite handing children over to father

After spending almost a month in hiding, Juana Rivas handed her children over to the authorities earlier this week but may still face prison. The Public Prosecutor has asked for prison without bail for ignoring a court summons despite a previous judge allowing Ms Rivas to walk free. After being told by the Granada court […]

Daesh fighter mocked on Spanish twitter
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Daesh fighter mocked on Spanish Twitter

A DAESH fighter has become the unlikely target of Spanish social-media ridicule after threatening Spain that more attacks would follow those in Catalonia. Twitter users responded to a Daesh video by turning the young Spanish-speaking jihadist into a meme that was among the social-media site’s most popular ‘trending topics’. In one, the bearded jihadist becomes a […]

Police investigate animal poisonings
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Police investigate animal poisonings

THE GUARDIA CIVIL’S Nature Protection Service (Seprona) is investigating the appearance of pesticides disguised as dog treats around Torremolinos. The officers have warned the crime, which was reported by residents, carries a fine of up to €300,000 and up to two years in prison.  Police have also warned dog and cat owners the poison, which […]

Mediterranean gardening with experts from the Chelsea Physic Garden
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Mediterranean gardening with experts from the Chelsea Physic Garden

THE Chelsea Physic Garden was established as the Apothecaries’ Garden in London, England, in 1673 and is the second oldest botanical garden in Britain. The garden is an oasis of tranquility which has been used to grow and demonstrate medicinal and useful plants for nearly 350 years. The Garden has had a wide impact around […]

Rising migrant arrivals in Spain could become 'big emergency'
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Rising migrant arrivals in Spain could become ‘big emergency’

THE rising flow of migrants to Spain from North Africa could evolve into a “big emergency” if the pace continues, the U.N.’s migration agency said. After large rescues in recent weeks, including 300 off Spain’s southern coast who had attempted to cross the Mediterranean from Morocco, more than 9,000 migrants have arrived by sea in […]

Spanish actress to play key role in new cutting-edge crime drama
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Spanish actress to play key role in new cutting-edge crime drama

FAMOUS Spanish actress, Myr Garrido, known for her roles in films such as Love and Other Misfortunes (2013), The Sonata of Silence (2016) and more recently Ikaro (2017) is making headlines in Hollywood. She has just been chosen to play a key supporting role in a new and cutting-edge TV series about crime and espionage […]

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Whodunnit in Denia? Sales booth wrecked four times in a week

NEW-BUILD apartment complex Edificio Mar Jonica on the Les Marines road between Denia and Els Poblets has found its sales booth the target of vandalism “up to four times per week” in the past month. The developer of the complex at kilometre 4.9 out of Denia told the Spanish press: “Bricks have been put through […]

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Party time in Benidorm

EUROPE´S fastest growing gay pride takes to the streets of Benidorm in less than two weeks time. The organising team behind Benidorm Pride have pulled out all the stops to ensure this year’s event will be bigger, brighter and more spectacular than ever. The fabulous line up of themed parties, feature a host of top […]

Half a million in Barcelona 'not afraid'
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Half a million in Barcelona ‘not afraid’

HALF a million-people marched in Barcelona in a show of unity under the slogan no tincpor (I am not afraid) after Catalonia’s recent terror attacks. The march last Saturday was led by shopkeepers and residents of the city’s Las Ramblas boulevard, where a van ploughed into pedestrians on August 17, killing 13 people and injuring […]

A spicy summer party
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A spicy summer party

18 members of Javea U3A’s Curry Club enjoyed the double delights of the hot weather and their passion for spicy cuisine as they gathered on the terrace of the Buddha Palace restaurant for their annual summer party recently. Diners enjoyed the restaurant’s special three-course menu, washed down with a beverage or two. The party was […]

Maria and Paula - Teulada-Moraira's new queens
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Maria and Paula – Teulada-Moraira’s new queens

TEULADA-MORAIRA’S ‘2018 Queens of Fiestas’ were elected last Saturday at a gala in the Sise Centenari attended by many residents and visitors alike. The gala, organised by the Comision de Fiestas 2017, saw Maria Bisquert elected as the fiesta queen and Paula Llobell elected as the children’s queen – both will lead the municipal Sant […]

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Costa del Sol car parking expanded

MIJAS Council has announced it is creating a tender to finding a company to build further parking in the Virgen de la Peña car park. The project, which has an €180,000 budget, is one of five potential plots around the municipality for further parking.  According to Councillor for Infrastructure, Jose Carlos Martin, “we have made […]

RETURNING TO NORMAL AFTER KNEE SURGERY
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Returning to normal after knee surgery

MOST patients undergoing knee surgery want to know when they’ll be able to return to a pain-free, active lifestyle and do the things they once enjoyed before knee pain took over. Three months after surgery, most people have completely recovered and are able to return to many activities that were too painful or difficult previously. […]