Archive for April, 2014

Lace Makers Convention Cancelled

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Lace Makers Convention Cancelled

The Asociación de Bolilleras de Almuñécar has decided to call off the event scheduled for this Saturday the 3rd. The gathering was to take place in the Parque Botánico El Majuelo. »

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27,200

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
27,200

That's the official population of Almuñécar, according to the INE (National Institute of Statistics). The Town Hall disagrees. »

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Bear With a Sore Head

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Bear With a Sore Head

Off to Ontario, Canada, with the story of an unfortunate bear who became the victim of his own natural curiosity and continuous search for goodies. The black bear ended up with his head stuck in a white plastic container just outside the town of Sudbury one Sunday last month. »

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Palcohol

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Palcohol

We are far from certain as to whether this will ever reach Europe, but US regulators have, for reasons know only to themselves, approved a product which has already become know as Palcohol… powdered alcohol! (We know what you are going to ask). »

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Swede Saved by Local Police

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Swede Saved by Local Police

Policemen from the Almuñécar municipal police managed to save the life of a Swedish gentleman, who had suffered a heart attack. »

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New Bridge Railings

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
New Bridge Railings

The railings along the small bridge, just past the Almuñécar Antigua High School, have been replaced. We're talking about the short bridge of the Barranco del Noy. »

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Rapper Cuts Off Penis

Monday, April 28th, 2014

The reasons behind this bizarre incident are still unclear, but what is clear is that Andrew Johnson, who performs as the rapper Christ Bearer, cut off his own penis and then threw himself off a second-floor balcony. The 40-year-old rapper somehow survived and has been left with serious injuries. »

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Missing Facebook Child?

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Most of us would agree that nowadays a good deal of information that is spread around on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter is complete rubbish, believed and 'shared' only by the ignorant and misinformed. However, evidently even the police can be dragged in sometimes… read on. »

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Almuñécar Councillors’ Pay Cut

Monday, April 28th, 2014
Almuñécar Councillors’ Pay Cut

The Almuñécar Town Hall has finally come into line with the cuts ordered by the Central Government on municipal administrations. »

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The Home of Pizza?

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Well, it's Italy of course! Well, according to the judges at the Campionato Mondiale Della Pizza in Naples it is in fact Austrialia! »

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