Archive for December, 2018

San Silvestre Runs

Monday, December 31st, 2018
San Silvestre Runs

You might have heard of the San Silvestre Charity Runs, which take place at the end of December in many Hispanic countries, as well as Spain. »

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Legalising Illegal Cortijos

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Legalising Illegal Cortijos

(COH 04C) Once upon a time, building a cortijo on a patch of land without any planning permission was common practice - not now, because you just won't get away with it. »

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Police Bust Drugs Den

Sunday, December 30th, 2018
Police Bust Drugs Den

Never a week goes by without another drugs bust; this time it was in Motril when a veritable 'drug supermarket' was raided. »

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The Softy Green Meanies

Sunday, December 30th, 2018
The Softy Green Meanies

The Green Meanies can be softies, as what happened on the 27th demonstrates: they tackled a cliff to rescue a dog. »

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Wanted Irishman Found in Benidorm

Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Wanted Irishman Found in Benidorm

An Irishman wanted for robbery and extortion, amongst other crimes, was arrested in Benidorm on Boxing day. »

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Audio auf Deutsch

Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Audio auf Deutsch

The Salobreña Tourism Board announced that it had added a German-language version to its audio tourist guide. Up until now the options were Spanish, English French and Italian. »

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Pointless Pepinos

Friday, December 28th, 2018
Pointless Pepinos

(COH 03C) The Spanish say, “Me importa un pepino,” which translates into “I couldn’t give a fig or damn.” Well costa pepinos are damned, that’s for sure. »

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Foreskin Fix

Friday, December 28th, 2018
Foreskin Fix

For many years there has been a debate as to whether circumcision is necessary, with some men complaining that their circumcised penises are lacking in sensation. However, the issue of too much foreskin is usually treated in this way and of course religious issues come into play for many others. »

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In The Name of Science

Friday, December 28th, 2018
In The Name of Science

Christopher Filard is an investigator at the American Natural History Museum, therefore you could be forgiven for thinking that he must be a bright lad... or not? »

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Stowaway Perched Precariously

Thursday, December 27th, 2018
Stowaway Perched Precariously

Motril port police had to alert the Coast Guards to the presence of a stowaway, perched precariously on the side of a docking ferry. »

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