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Stag and hen parties disrupt lives of Costa del Sol residents

GROUPS of young people arriving on the Costa del Sol for stag and hen party weekends are disrupting the lives of residents by their anti-social behaviour. The coast has become a favourite choice of destination for these weekends but already several towns and cities including Granada, Sevilla and Marbella have introduced restrictions to discourage this […]

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Dognappers arrested in major swoop

A TOTAL of 22 people have been arrested following investigations into the theft and resale of hunting dogs in Andalucia. The Guardia Civil carried out seven house searches in Granada and Malaga provinces from which a huge haul of different illegal items were found including 42 dogs of different breeds, 19 guns, ammunition, various drugs […]

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Two Benalmadena councillors investigated for taking bribes

THE ANDALUCIA COMMISSION FOR GUARANTEEING DEMOCRACY is investigating two Benalmadena councillors for taking bribes. The Podemos party is looking into whether its own councillors Enrique Garcia and Juan Ramon took bribes from the governing council team while in opposition. It has been claimed the politicians took the sums in exchange for backing council policies between […]

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Three necropolis to be studied in Andalucia

ARCHAEOLOGISTS ARE set to carry out a study of three necropolis in Andalucia; Puente Noy, Monte Velilla and Laurita. A group of archaeologists from the University of Granada, led by Ivan Sanchez, could begin work as soon as August on the research project,which will “try to verify archaeological evidence” from the sites.  Mr Sanchez explained, […]

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Droning on: Want to learn how to fly?

ANYONE DREAMING of learning to fly can do so at a drone piloting course in Almuñecar from July 24 to 28. The workshop, which is currently open to applicants, will be taught by Alberto Prieto Espinosa, Emeritus Professor at the University of Granada, and will provide an introduction to the “theoretical and practical basics of […]

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San Miguel Golf Society at Hacienda de Riquelme

SAN MIGUEL Golf Society’s final game before a large contingent make their way to Granada for an away weekend, saw 32 members and 4 guests turn up at the off the beaten track Hacienda de Riquelme course. The course was in reasonable condition, with fairways leaving room for doubt as to whether the winter rules approach […]

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Three Germans die in Spain plane crash

THREE GERMAN nationals died when the small plane they were travelling in crashed in southern Spain at the weekend, authorities said on Monday. They were flying from the southeastern town of Mutxamel to Granada in southern Andalucia on Saturday afternoon and crashed in a mountainous area some 80 kilometres (50 miles) from their final destination. […]

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Ryanair begin major Spanish recruitment campaign

IRISH AIRLINE giants Ryanair are looking to increase staffing levels by more than 3500 employees with a major recruitment drive throughout Spain during the month of May. The low cost airline arrived in Spain earlier this week and will stay until the end of May seeking to recruit new cabin crew for its flights. In […]

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Tony Adams’ Granada football debut ends in disaster

LAST SEASON’S less than impressive performance by Gary Neville as Manager at FC Valencia has not deterred other ex-England footballers trying their hand at management in the Spanish league. The ex-England midfielder’s disastrous stay in charge at Valencia last season ended in dismissal after just 4 short months, with his win percentage of 18.8% being […]

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Young man killed in Polop stabbed a dozen times in his bed

THE victim had a history of drug trafficking and investigators believe the murder could have been motivated by crime. The young man killed in Polop received up to a dozen stabs while he slept in his bed, the autopsy results and investigations carried out by the Guardia Civil have found. The body of the victim, […]