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Storm Filomena’s aftermath

By | January 16, 2021

ALMERIA’S provincial council, the Diputacion, was still working last week to reopen three roads suffering the after-effects of Storm Filomena. When the storm struck, teams of operatives working on the Diputacion’s Winter Roads Plan immediately focused on spreading salt and clearing ice and snow from the province’s mountain roads. More than 20 severely affected roads… Read More »

Vera officers sworn in

By | January 16, 2021

VERA has admitted three new members to its Policia Local force. Two of the officers passed the March 2020 entrance exams followed by training and a probationary period, bringing the Vera force up to 28. The third officer covers a vacancy that occurred after a predecessor was posted elsewhere. All three have now been sworn… Read More »

Experts Warn BOTH Brazilian Covid Variants Now In The UK

By | January 16, 2021

EXPERTS warn that BOTH Brazilian Covid variants are now ‘likely’ in the UK Experts from the government’s Covid Response Team have warned that both strains of the Brazilian Covid mutation are very likely to have reached the UK, despite only cases of the first, less-serious strain being formally identified. Professor Wendy Barclay, a virologist at… Read More »

Vera officers sworn in

By | January 16, 2021

VERA has admitted three new members to its Policia Local force. Two of the officers passed the March 2020 entrance exams followed by training and a probationary period, bringing the Vera force up to 28. The third officer covers a vacancy that occurred after a predecessor was posted elsewhere. All three have now been sworn… Read More »

Ralph Lauren cuts ties with top golfer over homophobic slur

By | January 16, 2021

Ralph Lauren has cuts ties with World number three ranked golfer Justin Thomas over his use of a homophobic slur at a PGA Tour tournament in Hawaii. THOMAS apologised for the incident, which was picked up by television microphones, after he missed a putt at the fourth hole of the Kapalua course during the third… Read More »

Alicante Offices Install Infrared Cameras To Detect Covid

By | January 16, 2021

ALICANTE offices install infrared cameras to detect Covid in busy public offices The City Council of Alicante has begun the installation of 21 infrared thermal imaging cameras in some of the busier public offices which see the most footfall in their latest operation to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The highly specialised cameras, which be… Read More »

Dry run for Roquetas firefighters

By | January 16, 2021

THE Poniente Fire Brigade recently carried out a practice drill at the Gran Plaza shopping centre in Roquetas de Mar. The manoeuvre served, amongst other things, to gauge response times and putting safety systems into operation, locating  entrance and exit routes as well as the available hydrants, equipment and installations in adjoining buildings. The drill… Read More »

Angela Merkel’s Party Elects New Leader

By | January 16, 2021

Angela Merkel’s Party Elects New Leader. Angela Merkel’s continuity candidate, the centrist conservative Armin Laschet, has beaten one of her longest-standing rivals in the contest to lead Germany’s Christian Democratic Union. In a digitally-held party congress, Laschet beat the conservative hardliner Friedrich Merz by 521 to 466 votes in a run-off vote, following a strong… Read More »

Covid Cuts A Year Off Life Expectancy In The UK

By | January 16, 2021

COVID pandemic cuts an entire year of life expectancy in the UK If everyone wasn’t already consumed by the doom and gloom that has come with the coronavirus pandemic, scientists in the UK and USA have released data from two new studies that predict life expectancy has now been reduced by one whole year. The… Read More »

NHS Worker Raffles Off House For Two Quid

By | January 16, 2021

NHS worker raffles off his house for just two quid a ticket Patient Service Manager at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Nick Wyrill, has decided to raffle off his five-year-old, four-bedroom home for a mere £2 a ticket after seeing some neighbours selling their homes through this unconventional route. In a big-hearted gesture, the… Read More »

Former reverend and youth club leader jailed for indecently assaulting 3 boys in the 70s and 80s

By | January 16, 2021

A former parish reverend and youth club leader has been jailed for indecently assaulting three young boys in the 1970s and 1980s. STEPHEN Hardwicke, 63, from Uxbridge was sentenced to five years’ in prison at Harrow Crown Court yesterday, January 15, for five counts of indecent assault against three boys aged between 10 and 18… Read More »

CEO Of Sweet’N Low Plunges To His Death

By | January 16, 2021

CEO of Sweet’N Low plunges to his death from a New York apartment building Head of one of the USA’s most-loved artificial sweeteners, Sweet’N Low, Donald Tober, jumped to his death from his Park Avenue apartment at around 5am on Friday, January 15. The 89-year-old CEO of Sugar Foods had reportedly been struggling with Parkinson’s… Read More »

Spain’s Castilla Y León Lowers The Curfew To 8:00 P.M. DESPITE Opposition From The Government

By | January 16, 2021

Spain’s Castilla Y León Lowers The Curfew To 8:00 P.M. Despite Opposition From The Government. The Spanish Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, is scheduled to appear on TV this Saturday to evaluate the latest data on the pandemic after 40,197 infections were reached in 24 hours on Friday, the daily maximum over the entire epidemic.… Read More »

NHS Worker Raffles Off House For Two Quid

By | January 16, 2021

NHS worker raffles off his house for just two quid a ticket Patient Service Manager at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Nick Wyrill, has decided to raffle off his five-year-old, four-bedroom home for a mere £2 a ticket after seeing some neighbours selling their homes through this unconventional route. In a big-hearted gesture, the… Read More »

WhatsApp Delays Data Sharing Update Following Public Backlash

By | January 15, 2021

WHATSAPP has delayed its controversial data-sharing update following a public backlash over privacy concerns. WhatsApp has delayed a data-sharing change that would see user data shared with Facebook, the parent company of the hugely popular messaging app. “We’re now moving back the date on which people will be asked to review and accept the terms,”… Read More »

Airline Chief’s Say Summer Bookings Are ‘Crucial’ to Avoid Insolvencies

By | January 15, 2021

Airline Chief’s Say Summer Bookings Are ‘Crucial’ to Avoid Insolvencies. A pick-up in demand for air travel in Europe is not expected before Easter, said a senior industry analyst, leaving many carriers in need of further financing and risk of failures without summer bookings. Stephen Furlong, the senior airline analyst at Dublin-based Davy Research, said:… Read More »

Signal App Users Experience Outages After Switching Over From WhatsApp

By | January 15, 2021

Signal App Users Experience Outages After Switching Over From WhatsApp. Signal, the WhatsApp messaging alternative, said on Friday it was experiencing technical difficulties and working to restore the service, as it dealt with a flood of new users after rival messaging app WhatsApp announced a controversial change in privacy terms. Along with another encrypted app,… Read More »

Racist “Zoom Bombers” Gatecrash Virtual Launch of Holocaust Book

By | January 15, 2021

ANTI-SEMITIC “Zoom bombers” have gatecrashed the virtual launch of an Italian holocaust book, the latest in a string of such incidents. On January 10th, anti-semitic gatecrashers “zoom bombed” the virtual launch of “The Generation of the Desert”, a book about the holocaust written by Italian Jewish author Lia Tagliacozzo. Infiltrating the Zoom meeting intended to… Read More »

Scotland Wakes Up To New Restrictions

By | January 15, 2021

Scotland Wakes Up To New Restrictions. Toughened lockdown restrictions have come into force in Scotland today, Saturday, Jan.16, due to a rapidly spreading strain of Covid-19. In response to what the First Minister called an “extremely serious” situation, further measures have been brought in to stop the spread of coronavirus and limit non-essential contact. People… Read More »

India Begins One of the World’s Biggest Coronavirus Vaccine Rollouts

By | January 15, 2021

India Begins One of the World’s Biggest Coronavirus Vaccine Rollouts. India today, Saturday, January 16, begins one of the world’s biggest coronavirus vaccine programmes, a colossal and complex task compounded by safety worries, shaky infrastructure and public scepticism. The world’s second-most populous nation hopes to inoculate around 300 million of its 1.3 billion people by… Read More »

WhatsApp Delays Data Sharing Update Following Public Backlash

By | January 15, 2021

WHATSAPP has delayed its controversial data-sharing update following a public backlash over privacy concerns. WhatsApp has delayed a data-sharing change that would see user data shared with Facebook, the parent company of the hugely popular messaging app. “We’re now moving back the date on which people will be asked to review and accept the terms,”… Read More »

Prince Harry ‘Heartbroken’ by Situation With The Royal Family Says Friend

By | January 15, 2021

Prince Harry ‘Heartbroken’ by Situation With The Royal Family Says Friend. Prince Harry is said to be “heartbroken by the situation with his family” after his move to America, friend and ITV News anchor Tom Bradby has said- Bradby has known the Prince since he was a teenager. But Bradby, who gained exclusive access to the… Read More »

Outrage as Former Mexican Defense Minister Cleared of Narco Charges

By | January 15, 2021

MANY MEXICANS have expressed their outrage after the country’s former Defense Minister was cleared of working alongside narco cartels. In October, General Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested by US authorities in a Los Angeles airport who accused the former defense minister of working alongside a multi-million dollar narco-trafficking conspiracy. The US alleged that the general worked… Read More »

Britain’s School Covid Test Plan Already In ‘Chaos’

By | January 15, 2021

Britain’s School Covid Test Plan Already In ‘Chaos’. Headteachers have warned that the government’s mass Covid testing programme has been thrown into “chaos” after a medical regulator cast doubt over the plan to keep close contacts of the people with the virus in schools. The Department for Education has told schools that rapid lateral flow tests can… Read More »

Valencia Volunteer Probed for Defrauding Disabled Man

By | January 15, 2021

GUARDIA CIVIL is investigating a young volunteer in the Valencian Community accused of defrauding a disabled man under her care. The volunteer, a young woman in her 20s, had lived for five months in a residential facility in the Valencian town of Lliria (25km outside the city) where she cared for a young man with… Read More »

Britain’s School Covid Test Plan Already In ‘Chaos’

By | January 15, 2021

Britain’s School Covid Test Plan Already In ‘Chaos’. Headteachers have warned that the government’s mass Covid testing programme has been thrown into “chaos” after a medical regulator cast doubt over the plan to keep close contacts of the people with the virus in schools. The Department for Education has told schools that rapid lateral flow tests can… Read More »

Facebook Blocks Users Posting New Events Happening Close to US Capitol Throughout Inauguration Day

By | January 15, 2021

Facebook Blocks Users Posting New Events Happening Close to US Capitol Throughout Inauguration Day. Facebook has announced it will not allow people to create events that take place “in close proximity” to the White House, the US Capitol building, or any state capitol buildings through Inauguration Day. The move builds upon Facebook’s previously announced Inauguration Day… Read More »

UK WEATHER: Met Office Issues Yellow Warning For Large Parts Of The UK

By | January 15, 2021

Met Office Issues Yellow Warning For Large Parts Of The UK. Large parts of the UK have been issued with yellow warnings for snow and ice that stretch from Lincolnshire into Scotland. Forecasters have warned that parts of eastern England could see up to 10cm of snow on Saturday causing potential “significant disruption”. The Met… Read More »

Former Lover of King Juan Carlos Claim Spies Threatened her Life

By | January 15, 2021

THE EX-LOVER of Spain’s exiled former King Juan Carlos has told a Madrid court that her life was threatened by the Spanish secret service after their break up. Corinna Larsen told a Madrid court that, following the breakdown of her relationship with King Juan Carlos, she was approached by the leader of Spain’s secret service… Read More »

Police in UK ‘Accidentally’ Erase 150,000 Criminal Records From Database

By | January 15, 2021

Police in UK ‘Accidentally’ Erase 150,000 Criminal Records From Database. The government is said to be assessing the impact of a “technical issue” that led to over 150,000 records being deleted from police databases. The error* saw data including fingerprint, DNA and arrest histories wiped after being accidentally flagged up for deletion. The Home Office… Read More »

China Destroys Almost 5,000 Boxes of Covid Tainted Ice Cream

By | January 15, 2021

China Destroys Almost 5,000 Boxes of Covid Tainted Ice Cream. Coronavirus has been detected on samples of ice cream in north China, prompting authorities to seize thousands of potentially contaminated products.  People thought to have come into contact with the batches, produced by Tianjin Daqiaodao Food Company, are now being traced by authorities in the northern Tianjin… Read More »

‘Masked Singer’ Judge, Comedian Mo Gilligan Earning £100k Per Episode

By | January 15, 2021

‘MASKED SINGER’ Judge, Comedian Mo Gilligan Earning £100k Per Episode after replacing Ken Jeong Mo Gilligan is the new judge on the second series of ITV’s smash-hit Saturday night show ‘The Masked Singer’, after he replaced last year’s judge, American actor, Ken Jeong, and now it has been revealed the comedian is making £100k an… Read More »

Champion Golfer Ángel Cabrera Arrested In Brazil After Being On Interpol’s Red Notice List

By | January 15, 2021

CHAMPION Golfer Ángel Cabrera Arrested In Brazil After Being On Interpol’s Red Notice List  Ángel Cabrera, the 51-year-old Argentinian golf legend, has, according to media reports in the country, been arrested in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, and is awaiting extradition back to Argentina, where he is wanted in connection with a number of crimes between… Read More »

Royal Navy Confronts Spanish Warship In Gibraltar Waters For Second Day Running

By | January 15, 2021

ROYAL NAVY Confronts Spanish Warship In Gibraltar Waters For Second Day Running as tensions mount For the second day in a row, on Friday afternoon (January 15), the British Royal Navy had to dispatch two ships into the UK sovereign waters of the Bay of Gibraltar, to intercept a Spanish vessel that had strayed out… Read More »

Royal Navy Confronts Spanish Warship In Gibraltar Waters For Second Day Running

By | January 15, 2021

ROYAL NAVY Confronts Spanish Warship In Gibraltar Waters For Second Day Running as tensions mount For the second day in a row, on Friday afternoon (January 15), the British Royal Navy had to dispatch two ships into the UK sovereign waters of the Bay of Gibraltar, to intercept a Spanish vessel that had strayed out… Read More »

Man arrested for stealing 10 top quality legs of ham

By | January 15, 2021

GUARDIA CIVIL arrested a man, 30, who allegedly stole 10 legs of top quality ham from supermarkets in different towns throughout Almeria. The supermarket chain filed a complaint for the robberies which were carried out over five days in their stores in Vicar, Roquetas de Mar, Nijar, Huercal de Almeria, Carboneras, Mojacar, Garrucha and Almeria… Read More »

Man arrested after chase was wanted for shooting at his girlfriend

By | January 15, 2021

A MAN, 36, was arrested in Paradas, Sevilla, following a 50-kilometre chase. He had 25 prior arrests, including some for gender violence and attempted manslaughter with a firearm, and was wanted for shooting at his ex-girlfriend’s car with a shotgun in Puente Genil. Local Police from Sevilla spotted a car being driven in an irregular… Read More »

Wayne Rooney Becomes Full Time Derby County Manager

By | January 15, 2021

WAYNE ROONEY Becomes Full Time Derby County Manager after retiring as a player Wayne Rooney has officially called time on his incredible footballing career, and Friday, January 15, the 35-year-old signed a two-and-a-half-year contract to become the new manager of Championship side, Derby County. Rooney, England’s all-time record goalscorer had been interim manager since Philip… Read More »

Controversial cake causes a stir on social media

By | January 15, 2021

A CAKE, made to look like a boat transporting drugs, has caused controversy on social media. The cake, made by Las Tartas de Mariana Cake Shop in Sotogrande, an establishment which is very popular in the campo de Gibraltar area not only for its original creations but also for its quality, is very detailed, and… Read More »

Malaga Holy Week Processions Officially Suspended By The Bishop

By | January 15, 2021

MALAGA Holy Week Processions Officially Suspended By Bishop Jesús Catalá Jesús Catalá, the bishop of the diocese of Malaga has signed an official decree to suspend the usual elaborate processions that take place during the Holy Week in Malaga city. He ordered the suspension of “All acts of external worship and all celebrations in which… Read More »