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The noise from oil drilling can harm whales

The test drillings outside the Canary Islands can create noise of up to 180 decibels that can harm whales and dolphins in a large area. The scientific reports that Repsol was using to apply…


Credit card scammers arrested in Gran Canaria

The owner and staff members of a night club in Playa del Inglés arrested for drugging clients and charging them for services they did not order. The police started an…

Mosque in Marbella

Halal hotel in Marbella

Marbella strengthens the focus on the Arab tourism by opening Spain’s first halal-certified hotel. Halal is a term that is mentioned in the Qur’an, which means “allowed, healthy and beneficial”, the term includes…

The palacio de congresos where most of the screenings will take place is in walking distance from Marbella centre

Marbella International Film Festival

For the next few days hundreds of film fanatics are expected to come to Marbellas’ ninth International Film Festival. The festival takes place from 1-5 October at the H10 Andalucía Plaza…

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British drug smuggler arrested in Spain

ONE of “the Britain’s most-wanted” men was arrested in a bar in Calpe, Costa Blanca, while playing poker The 53 year old Robert Knight from Walsall was arrested by armed police after…

Traffic accident in Andalusia

Traffic in Spain has become safer

The number of road deaths has declined, both in the Málaga Province and nationally in Spain The Transport Administration in Spain, “Dirección General de Trafico”, has released a report showing…


13 tons of hashish seized

Guardia Civil have seized 13 tons of hashish on a boat in the waters of the Alboran sea outside Malaga The raid was initiatet after an Italian aircraft had taken suspicions against a…

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7,000 cruise tourists to Las Palmas this weekend

This Sunday three large cruise ships with a total of 7,000 tourists are arriving the harbor La Luz in Las Palmas. At the port tourist guides are ready and to…

President Mariano Rajoy

New and stricter law on abortion is not implemented

Plans for a new law on abortion that only allows abortion in case of rape or danger to the mother’s health has been suspended by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. The…

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Another Spanish priest dies of Ebola

Ebola has now claimed its second victim when the Spanish priest Manuel García Viejo died on Thursday. The priest worked as a missionary in Sierra Leone where he was infected….