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La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

Great Escape: Two tots escape from kindergarden on toy motorbike in Spain’s Almeria

AN alarming escape story could have ended in tragedy after it emerged two young children escaped their nursery school riding a plastic motorcycle after...

British pensioner found dead on waste tip in southern Spain three weeks after he went missing

POLICE in Almeria are investigating the death of a British man whose body was found on a waste tip more than two weeks after...

The best city breaks to enjoy in Spain this Easter 

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla  The capital of Andalucia and the largest city in southern Spain,...

Santi Mina tells sexual assault trial that woman consented to sex

SPANISH footballer Santi Mina has told a court in Almeria that a woman he is accused of sexually assaulting consented to sex with him. Mina,...

Unsafe building in Spain’s Almeria: Residents evacuated over safety fears

FAMILIES in 16 flats in Spain’s Almeria had to be evacuated on Monday morning after part of the roof of the building collapsed. Investigations are...

Celta Vigo’s footballer Santi Mina faces sexual assault charge as trial date is set

CELTA Vigo footballer Santi Mina will appear in court to face allegations of sexual assault.  The defender is set to appear in the dock at...

Strong winds to hit coastline of Spain’s Andalucia as weather warning issued

WEATHER warnings have been issued in parts of Andalucia due to intense storms, with strong waves and damaging winds forecast in Cadiz,  Almeria, Granada...

‘Highly specialised’ Costa Blanca and Murcia robbery gang plundered dozens of homes and shops in five provinces of Spain

FOUR members of a Costa Blanca and Murcia-based gang have been jailed over 35 robberies in five Spanish provinces. The seven-strong crew, with previous arrests...

Spike in hospital admissions and asthmatics called to stay inside: Incredible photos show Spain’s Almeria blanketed in dust 

DOCTORS have seen an ‘exponential increase’ in the number of people admitted to hospital in Almeria after a thick blanket of dust from the...

Spain’s Almeria covered by eerie orange dust whipped up by strong winds 

TOURISTS and locals in Almeria woke to a surreal scene on Tuesday morning with the coastal city covered in a plume of orange dust. Images...

Government headquarters in Spain’s Almeria evacuated after hand grenade discovered inside

A CITIZEN discovered an old hand grenade at a government headquarters in Almeria, causing the building to be evacuated, police have said. Officers were called...

One dead after multi vehicle accident on busy A7 motorway near Roquetas de Mar in Spain’s Almeria

ONE person was killed as one of Andalucia’s busiest motorways was closed in one direction this morning following a multi-vehicle accident.  It happened at around 8.30am...

Almeria on a plate: Fruit farms, the best market and a Spanish family’s top table

I AM standing outside a jumble of small shops and apartments on a busy street in the centre of Almeria. My boyfriend, a Spanish...

Man arrested over hit and run in Spain’s Almeria

TWO people were hospitalised after a hit and run in Spain’s Almeria. A motorcyclist and their passenger were mowed down on February 5 after a...

Attempted murder probe launched after man rushed to Almeria hospital after being shot outside nightclub 

COPS in Almeria have launched an attempted murder probe after a man was shot outside a nightclub.  Emergency services rushed to reports of a 'disturbance' on...

From shanty town to supermarket shelf: The shocking truth behind Spain’s vegetable growing industry

The region of Andalucia in southern Spain that attracts two very different kinds of foreigners to two very different kinds of seas, writes Heather Galloway.

Police arrest parents in Spain’s Almeria for faking kidnap of son, 13, in sick drug revenge plot

PARENTS of a 13-year-old in Almeria staged a fake kidnapping in a sick revenge plot against drug thieves, police said. The mother of the...

Pregnant woman, 26, saved from blazing block of flats in Spain’s Almeria

A PREGNANT woman was led to safety from a blazing block of flats in Almeria on Wednesday morning (February 9).   Firefighters guided her down to...

Andalucia records coldest morning of winter so far as temperatures plunge to -2C

ANDALUCIA has recorded its coldest morning of the winter so far as temperatures plummeted to -2C. Spaniards in the south of Spain woke up to a...

Horsing around in Spain: Police probe after pony is seen being pulled through Almeria street by car

VIDEO footage of a pony being pulled through an Algeria street alongside a blue car has gone viral. Passersby caught the driving horsing around on...

Serial fraudster on the run from Czech authorities is arrested in Spain’s Almeria

POLICE have arrested a notorious fraudster who had fled to Spain while on the run amid a trial in the Czech Republic, in which...

Tragedy as woman dies after van careers off road in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol 

A 47-YEAR-old woman has died after her van careered off the road in a horror crash in Malaga.  She was travelling near the junction 241...

British expat shares why he ‘hates’ living in Spain in explosive unearthed blogpost

DEBATE is always raging over whether moving to Spain is the secret to finding happiness.  Whether it's €1 coffee or the laidback lifestyle, almost-always-Spain is...

From Africa to Spain in 30 minutes: how a crime group smuggled migrants, fugitives and drugs on speedboats

AN organised crime group who used speedboats to smuggle migrants and drugs across the Mediterranean Sea to Spain has been dismantled by Spanish police. Officers...

‘Extraordinarily violent’ rapist jailed after breaking into police officer home while she slept in Spain’s Almeria

A MAN has been jailed for raping a police officer at knifepoint after breaking into her home in Almeria while she slept following a...

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