Friday, 20 October, 2017

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)
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BRITISH airline Monarch pushed a flight sale just THREE days before it went bust. The airline, which ceased all activities this morning, sent out a text message encouraging people to book flights to Spain and...

A BRIT has been arrested on suspicion of biting a chunk of flesh out of a friend's face during an argument at a campsite in southern Spain. The alleged attack occured on Saturday night at...

ALMOST 1,000 people were injured while trying to vote in the Catalunya referendum yesterday.  According to the Catalan health service, 893 people received medical attention as a result of injuries sustained during clashes with police. Four...

AN estimated 100,000 British tourists have been left stranded abroad after Monarch ceased trading today.  The British airline has been forced to cancel 300,000 bookings while 2,100 people will be out of a job. The Civil...

A RUSSIAN teenager has been arrested over the fire the erupted on the La Concha in Marbella over the weekend. Some 5.9 hectares of forest area was affected after the flames broke out late on...

VIDEO footage has emerged of Spanish cops violently suppressing the Catalunya referendum. https://twitter.com/owenjones84/status/914428679815614464 In videos shared by the Guardian journalist Owen Jones, Cops can be seen hitting residents with batons and refusing them entry into polling...

PHOTOS circulating on social media are allegedly showing the bloody outcome of Catalunya's independence referendum. The photos show bloodied locals being walked away by police while one photo shows and elderly woman being carried by...
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WITNESSES in Catalunya have reported excessive use of force by police. According to Sky News, police used their batons to attack residents who were sitting peacefully outside polling stations. It comes after cops used rubber bullets...
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GUARDIA Civil have shot rubber bullets at voters taking part in the Catalunya independence referendum. Tensions are rising as voters across the region are attempting to vote this morning. It comes after Madrid claimed they had...

In a timely return to his food column, chef Steven Saunders - who's cooked for the Beckhams, Naomi Campbell and the Queen - recalls setting alight a fish-smoking fridge during an infamous master class YEARS...

NARCOS star Pedro Pascal has revealed that he once worked as a club dancer in Spain. The 42-year-old Chilean spilled the beans while promoting his new lucrative fragrance deal with Solo Loewe in Madrid. "I am...

UPDATE: INFOCA say fire has been extinguished AN additional 11 firefighters have been called to tackle a blaze in Marbella. The forest fire on La Concha, first reported by the Olive Press, broke out at around...

A FOREST fire has been declared in Marbella.  The blaze is believed to have erupted within the last hour on the La Concha in the Juanar area. INFOCA have confirmed that 39 forest fire fighters and...

IT has been a positive month for the drinks industry in Malaga. Despite a serious drought this year, the key wine producing areas have held up fairly well. In Ronda, fears of a 50% drop in...

SPAIN'S autumn will be warmer than usual this year.  It comes after a scorching summer which saw temperature records broken in Madrid and Andalucia as the mercury rose well into the upper 40s. Temperatures in the...

FOUR children lived with their mother and her partner's rotting corpses for days in Andalucia. The kids, aged between five and 13, thought the couple were just 'asleep and cold' after they had committed suicide. They...

A YOUNG woman is in hospital after  breaking her back in a freak accident when a statue fell on her.  The 100kg statue landed on the head of Siobhan Quinn, 26, while she was waiting...

GUARDIA Civil have busted more than FOUR AND A HALF MILLION counterfeit pills including viagra, slimming aids and muscle enhancers.  The huge operation against drug trafficking was coordinated by Interpol and has seen 62 people...

CATALEXIT, as it has been dubbed, is a big deal all round. As the country’s most prosperous region, Catalonia is a treasury for 19% of the national economy, and a leader in tourism, exports, manufacturing...

A TEEN dubbed the 'human snake' who constantly shed her skin has been cured in Marbella.  Shalini Yadav, 16, shed her skin every six weeks and had to constantly cover her body with moisturiser and...

SPAIN could lose more than €13 billion a year if British holidaymakers boycotted the country.  It comes after waves of anti-tourism protests in Barcelona, Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza called on tourists to 'go home'. Tourists faced...

A COMBINED operation of police forces around Europe have shut down a Dark  Web weapons business run out of Spain. Using dark Web ALPHABAY MARKET, a young man from Pamplona sent dozens of guns all...

UPDATE: None of the new cancelled flights affect mainland Spain, one route from Scotland to Las Palmas is affected    RYANAIR is cancelling another 18,000 flights between November and March, affecting 400,000 passengers. The budget airline said...

US President Donald Trump said yesterday that his country opposes Catalunya independence, calling the idea 'foolish.' His comments came as Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy jetted to the US to meet the American president for...

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a huge blaze that has erupted in Ronda. The flames on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves natural park is being fought by two helicopters, two fire engines and 32...

SADIQ Khan has called for a second referendum on the UK's membership to the European Union. The London mayor has unravelled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's bid for party unity on Brexit after revealing he will...

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