17 Dec, 2013 @ 09:17
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This week’s most read news (7 – 13 December 2013)

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Take a look at the five most-read stories on the Olive Press website this week

1. Spanish goalkeeper confuses Nelson Mandela with actor Morgan Freeman

Keeper Javi Martinez caused a stir on Twitter after seemingly confusing actor Morgan Freeman – star of The Shawshank Redemption – with former South Africa President Nelson Mandela, the man jailed for 27 years for his part in the struggle against Apartheid.

2. Costa del Moll

Gemma Harvieu, a Selfridges beautician, aided and abetted UK’s Most Wanted criminal Andrew Moran, while he lived in southern Spain.

3. Spain deemed more corrupt than last year

Spain has slipped six places in the corruption perception index following a series of scandals.

4. EXCLUSIVE: Update on mystery blaze

Police are now probing the reasons behind the blaze at Big Blue Box, that destroyed hundreds of thousands of euros of furniture, most belonging to private individuals.

5. King of Spain misses Mandela memorial service

His son Felipe took his place alongside Prime Minister Rajoy, as they flew out together to Johannesburg.

Karl Smallman

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