Archive for: April, 2015

Nandu setback soon overcome

Nandu v Rugby Club Cornella AFTER a difficult four weeks of fund-raising and organising, Nandu finally touched down in Barcelona with six wins out of six and on top of the table. There was a sense of nerves among the boys as they tried to maintain their unbeaten record. But those nerves proved their undoing. […]

No kidding … not all women want children

THE Pope, seemingly, upset many people recently when he decreed that couples who decided not to have children were selfish. “A greedy generation choosing not to procreate,” was how he put it! Last month was Mother’s Day and, of course, a bitter-sweet day for many women who wish, desperately, that they could have a child. […]

Why Cornwall lapped up our Tenerife wines

By Pentreath INCREDIBLE though it seems, Cornwall is linked indelibly with Tenerife via their joint trading activities, stretching back as far as   the 17th Century. Cornwall simply couldn’t get enough of Tenerife wine – mainly Malmsey, a sweet white variety, and Vidueno, a drier wine – while Islanders absolutely loved the county’s pilchards (and Devon […]


ACCION del Sol has a small group of international people, who come to the refuge regularly to walk some of the many dogs here. This is an important part of the dogs’ rehabilitation towards them being “socialised” after much trauma in their lives. Maybe you are unable to adopt a dog, but perhaps you have […]

Our dog of the week

Live Arico news BLACKIE is a young Spaniel cross, who was left tied up on a roof terrace with little shade. He is now happy, healthy and good to go. Would you like to meet him? If so, call Sue on 629 388 102 for more information. Adopt, don´t buy! Sangha at The Smokehouse. We […]

Pollution fears after Russian ship sinks

A Russian ship, Oleg Naydenov, sunk late on Tuesday night off the coast of Gran Canaria, raising environmental fears. The vessel got into difficulties on Saturday night and was able to dock in port, but a serious fire was proving difficult to extinguish. As the fire continued to rage authorities took the decision to tow […]

Barca summit gets thumbs up

The first ever EU-Southern Neighbourhood Ministerial Summit took place in Barcelona this week and the Prime Minister hailed the talks as a success. Mariano Rajoy expressed his commitment to cooperation between the two shores of the Mediterranean on the orderly management of migratory flows and combating the threat posed by Jihadi terrorism. After saying that […]

Soria sweet on holiday jobs boom

The Minister for Tourims Jose Soria believes that Spain’s tourism sector is set for further job creation in 2015. In a key speech at the 15th World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit  he said “Spain’s tourism will be a catalyst for growth and job creation.” ​Every year, this global summit brings together more […]

Be quick to tick!

THERE is still time for British Swallows to register their General Election vote. With the registration deadline of Monday (20th April ) just a few days away, the UK Electoral Commission urges you to vote as quickly as possible. There could be as many as 5.5 million eligible citizens living overseas. Since the introduction of […]

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