Friday, 20 October, 2017

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BRITISH Airways flight #BA2715 from Malaga to London Gatwick has declared an emergency mid-flight. Reports state that it immediately underwent a rapid descent over France but is thought to have landed safely at Bordeaux Airport...

WOMEN in Andalucia who have suffered the heartbreak of losing their husbands no longer have to suffer alone. There are more than 250 Jolly Dollie groups in the United Kingdom but now an expat has...

FIGURES released this week by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have painted a damning picture of the future of the UK’s economy. The IMF singled the UK out as a ‘notable exception’ to an improving...

A LEADING tobacco company claims the number of illegal cigarettes being sold in Spain, via Gibraltar, has doubled in a year. Altadis insists 30.3% of the contraband tobacco sold in Spain is coming from the...

FORMER mayor of Marbella Marisol Yague has been sentenced to another two years behind bars. It comes after the 67-year-old, who is already serving a five-and-a-half-year sentence for her involvement in the Malaya cash-for-votes scandal,...

ONE of the world’s biggest hauls of cocaine has been intercepted and landed in Cadiz. The £200 million seizure was found on a tug-boat sailing between Madeira and the Azores. The mammoth 3.7 tonne haul, intercepted...

CERVEZAS San Miguel has shocked Catalunya by announcing they have moved their headquarters from Barcelona to Malaga in response to the independence referendum. The company has had a brewery in Malaga in 1966 - but...

THE actor Antonio Banderas has been given the green light to establish his long-sought after theatre project. The Alameda Theatre in Malaga is set to be the venue after Banderas reached an agreement with owners...

Euphoric crowds in Catalunya Square celebrated a conclusive victory in the referendum with preliminary results suggesting 90% of counted ballots favoured independence. The results were revealed by regional government spokesperson Jordi Turull in the early...

BARCELONA'S La Liga fixture against Las Palmas has gone ahead behind closed doors after political unrest in the Catalan city following today's referendum. Reports suggest Barcelona requested to postpone the game entirely over fears that...

AS the sun set on Joseph Maria Jujol, a school in the North of Barcelona, Isabel Safont was going nowhere. Neither were her pupils. Joseph Maria Jujol was to be opened as a polling centre...

A SPOKESPERSON for the Catalan regional government has stated that at least 337 people have been injured so far in clashes with police as they tried to vote in today's referendum. Most of the injuries...

The Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Catalunya (TSJC) have vowed that due to the inactivity of the Catalonian Police - the Mossos d'Esquadra - during the Catalan referendum, they "will face criminal consequences."   The TSJC believes...

THE Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, is under immense pressure to resign following the action of the Spanish National Police in Catalunya. A Twitter campaign has been launched under the hashtag #RajoyDimisión and at...

CATALUNYA'S independence referendum has begun in earnest this morning, despite Spanish national police brutality and technical issues. Catalans occupied polling stations and the space outside of the centres throughout the night in order to stop...

Huge crowds have answered calls from referendum organizers and turned up hours before voting is set to start to protect remaining polling stations. Local radio have reported that hundreds of thousands of Catalans have flooded...

GOVERNMENT figures in Madrid are increasingly confident they have struck a huge blow to Catalan secessionists ahead of tomorrow’s vote. Enric Millo, the central government’s representative in Catalonia, believes police were able to seal off...

THEY say the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain. Judging by the way the rain fell in Barcelona today perhaps the old rules no longer apply to the breakaway Catalan state. Joe Wallen headed...

OVER six hundred Malagueñans gathered in a last minute show of fervent Spanish unity ahead of the Catalonian referendum on Sunday. The gathering was organised under the slogan of #EspanaSaleALaCalle or Spain Goes to the...

POLICE from Spain's Civil Guard have occupied the Centro de Telecomunicaciones y Tecnologias de la Información (CTTI) in Barcelona in an attempt to shut down it's electronic services which were set to be used...

FOUR individuals, including an elderly woman, have sustained minor injuries after an unknown assailant shot at them with an air gun.   The group were holding a sit-in in the Puig-Agut school in the Catalan...

THE Catalonian police – the Mossos d'Esquadra - has been instructed by Spain’s Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña (TSJC) to prevent Sunday’s referendum from taking place. The prosecutor demanded that both Catalan AND Spanish police...

PATIENTS attending the Hospital de La Línea were gobsmacked to see rats running freely in the building. While many patients have previously claimed to have seen the vermin while staying in the hospital, this is...

TROCADERO Marbella Rugby Club have begun their season with a win and a loss. The team are in División de Honor B, Grupo C along with 12 other southern Spanish teams. They are aiming to...

TENNIS fans remain in a state of euphoric shock following Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s decision to play doubles together. ‘Fedal’, as fans have labelled them, teamed up in the inaugural Laver Cup which pits...

A SEVILLA woman has been living a 'nightmare' after her town listed her as being dead SEVEN years ago. The confusion resulted from authorities mixing up her fate with a woman with the exact same...

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