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UK records 19,790 more Covid-19 cases and 151 further deaths in 24 hour period

THE UK records 19,790 more COVID-19 cases and 151 further deaths in the latest 24 hour period, which are both lower than on Saturday, October 24. However, new figures, published on Sunday, October 25, may be delayed as weekend data can be incomplete. 23,012 Covid-19 cases were reported on Saturday with 174 deaths announced, a figure […] The post UK records […]

Something to celebrate in Elche

THIRTEEN Elche couples celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary this year. They were given an informal homage during the city’s Third Age Month, organised by the local government’s Senior Citizens Policies department headed by Puri Vives. City hall streamed the tribute live, enabling the couples themselves and their families to watch it in real time. Elche […] The post Something to […]

Britain’s oldest person has passed away aged 112

BRITAIN’S oldest person, Joan Hocquard, has passed away aged 112 at her home in Poole, Dorset. Joan, who was born in 1908 under the reign of Edward VII, reportedly refused her 100th birthday card from the Queen in 2008 because she didn’t want people to know how old she was! Her 74-year-old nephew, Paul Reynolds, […] The post Britain’s oldest […]

Ship ‘hijacked’ off Isle of Wight

AN oil tanker ship has been ‘hijacked by stowaways’ off the Isle of Wight The coastguard and police were called to a ‘security incident’ on an oil tanker near the Isle of Wight on Sunday, October 25, when it was reported that ‘stowaways attempted to hijack’ the ship. The Nave Andromeda, a Libyan-registered ship, was […] The post Ship ‘hijacked’ […]

Torrevieja yacht club blackballs Franco

TORREVIEJA’S Real Club Nautico finally removed a plaque naming Francisco Franco as its president in perpetuity. Following approval of Spain’s Historical Memory law in 2007 banning vestiges of Franco’s 1939-1975 regime, several members had requested the plaque’s removal. The board of directors routinely replied that the Real Club Nautico was a private entity and the […] The post Torrevieja yacht […]

Safe haven for rare fish

A SMALL population of guitar fish has been located between La Manga and Cabo de Palos in Murcia province. They have become increasingly scarce, Ricardo Aguilar explained to the La Verdad newspaper. Aguilar, European of Investigation and Expeditions director for Oceana – an international organisation dedicated to conserving the marine environment – warned that Murcia’s […] The post Safe haven […]

Curfew now in place for the entirety of Spain

Curfew now in place for the entirety of Spain as the official legal paperwork is released to allow the commencement of the State of Alarm. After the meeting of the extraordinary meeting of the council of ministers on Sunday, October 25, the official government document has been released which sees a mandatory nation curfew implemented […] The post Curfew now […]

Curfew now in place for the entirety of Spain

Curfew now in place for the entirety of Spain as the official legal paperwork is released to allow the commencement of the State of Alarm. After the meeting of the extraordinary meeting of the council of ministers on Sunday, October 25, the official government document has been released which sees a mandatory nation curfew implemented […] The post Curfew now […]

A 12-year-old girl becomes the seventh child to die in school shooting

A 12-year-old girl becomes the seventh child to die in a school shooting in Cameron after she failed to recover from her injuries from the attack on Saturday, October 24. Gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon killing seven children and injuring a further 12, with the 12-year-old girl passing away […] The post A 12-year-old […]

20-year-old student killed by stray bullet in Brooklyn

20-year-old student killed by stray bullet while on ‘dream trip’ in Brooklyn, New York. Ethan Williams, a 20-year-old Indiana University student, was visiting New York City for the first time when he was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a stoop on Eldert Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Police say paramedics rushed […] The post 20-year-old student […]

Tell us about it!

ARE you tired of reading about Covid-19? Serious though the situation is, and despite the need to keep our readers informed about the pandemic, the Euro Weekly News would like to devote far more space to other news. Like the things you, the readers, are doing. The marvellous charity associations, the inspiring initiatives, talented theatre […] The post Tell us […]

Police shut down suspected illegal pub kitted out with bar and pool table

Police in Ireland shut down suspected illegal pub kitted out with bar and pool table. THE ‘fully operational bar’ was discovered by Gardai after visiting a suspected unlicensed establishment, or ‘sheeben’, near Athy in County Kildare on Friday evening, October 23. They found the premises was kitted out with a stocked bar, full-sized pool table, […] The post Police shut […]

Pope Francis names first African-American cardinal

POPE Francis names the first African-American cardinal during an announcement that he will be appointing 13 new Roman Catholic cardinals. Appearing in a surprise address from his window overlooking St Peter’s Square in Rome on Sunday, October 25, the pope announced Daniel Gregory, the progressive 72-year-old Archbishop of Washington DC, would be part of the […] The post Pope Francis […]

Boy, 3, who ‘died’ needs life-saving treatment

BOY, 3, who ‘died’ is in a race against time for life-saving treatment. Theo Hutton, from West Kirby, Wirral, was deprived of oxygen for seven minutes after he was stillborn, which resulted in a diagnosis of a range of physical and neurological conditions. Theo’s parents have appealed for help to raise the £100’000 needed for […] The post Boy, 3, […]

British cyclist Tao Geoghegan Hart wins the Giro d’Italia

BRITISH cyclist Tao Geoghegan Hart wins the Giro d’Italia becoming only the second British man to win the title and completes his first Grand Tour victory. 25-year-old Geoghegan Hart, in only his fourth Grand Tour, was in 126th place after the opening stage but his victory means he joins Chris Froome (who won the Giro […] The post British cyclist […]

PM Pedro Sanchez calls extraordinary meeting to discuss State of Alarm as pressure mounts

PM Pedro Sanchez calls extraordinary meeting to discuss State of Alarm as pressure mounts. The Council of Ministers, which will take place on Sunday, October 25, follows pressure from eight autonomies which have formally requested a new state of alarm that allows a curfew to be enforced to control the second wave Covid-19 pandemic. A […] The post PM Pedro […]

2.0-magnitude earthquake rumbles Scotland

2.0-magnitude earthquake rumbles Scotland The British Geological Survey (BGS) reported that the quake, measuring 2.0 on the Richter Scale, hit parts of the Southern Uplands in Scotland just before 1pm on Saturday, October 24. Residents from Dumfries, Kirkpatrick Durham and Thornhill reported “a low rumbling” and “weak shaking”. Considered a low-level quake, it appears to […] The post 2.0-magnitude earthquake […]

Netherlands has seen a significant rise in Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

THE Netherlands has seen a significant rise in Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, registering a record number of cases on Sunday, October 25. In data released by the National Institute for Public Health (RIVM), it shows that the number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has jumped up by more than 10,000 in […] The post Netherlands has […]

Chaos at crowded Rhodes airport sees ‘fights break out’

Chaos at crowded Rhodes airport sees ‘fights break out’ after five flights were called at the same time. FURIOUS tourists claim they were stuck in huge queues in hot temperatures, where social distancing was impossible as they tried to leave the Greek island on Saturday night, October 24. Passengers claim problems began after five flights […] The post Chaos at […]

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