Archive for: February, 2017

Lucky to be alive!

Cats Welfare news LAST week saw the unfolding, dramatic rescue of a cat from an irrigation water tank, high up on Guaza mountain, which towers above Los Cristianos. The saga started on Saturday, 11th February when we were contacted by Sarah Ingram, a holiday-maker who had been hiking with her partner. Coming across the remote […]

Meet Millie!

K9 animal news Millie is eighteen months old, and had to come to the refuge when her first family had a difficult change in their lives, and couldn’t look after her any more. They were all very sad about it, but Millie knows that, sometimes, things just happen which are out of our control. Millie […]

 Valenchino sell-out

SAN MIGUEL Lions Club enjoyed its Charity “Valenchino” at China Town, Trebol, in Costa del Silencio, last Sunday, and a big thanks to all who supported the sold-out event. The quiz was won by a Los Cristianos group, led by good friends Wendy and Clive, who is a former Lion. Entertainers Gary Jay and Janie […]

Messi mission to aid kids’ top cancer unit

BARCELONA’s megastar striker Lionel Messi is putting his weight behind a campaign to raise 60m euros to build Europe’s leading child-cancer hospital at the city’s Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. The #paralosvalientes (for the brave) campaign will pitch the Argentine international footballer alongside the FC Barcelona Foundation and the IESE business school. “It will cost […]

Migrants rescued

A TOTAL of 59 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa have been rescued about 160 miles south of Gran Canaria, trying to enter Europe. But nine others are feared dead. In all, 47 men, 11 women and a baby were saved,  said a coastguard spokeswoman. The migrants, whose sea journey probably began in West Africa, were taken […]

Rajoy has united front with France

IMMIGRATION, security at the EU border and economic growth should be the EU’s main priorities post-Brexit, according to the leaders of Spain and France. The on-going relationship between the countries saw Mariano Rajoy (pictured right) and Françoise Hollande at the 25th bilateral summit, staged in Malaga’s Pompidou Centre. Spanish PM Rajoy said: “It it time […]

Community’s anger over building-collapse report

SEVEN lives lost and 10 months on, reports from two expert   constructors into the Los Cristianos building collapse of 14th April 2016, have angered the Community of 23 owners affected by the tragedy. Their emotional pain and financial losses have been compounded by the reports’ accusations that the Community was partially to blame, because of […]

Fatal bus crash

A MAN died and two people were injured after their car collided with a bus in Fuerteventura. The incident occurred on the FV-1 motorway near La Hondura, in Puerto del Rosario. Paramedics rushed to the scene, but could only confirm the man’s death upon arrival, because of the severity of his wounds. They also attended […]

Antiques expert up in the air over ‘find’

AN antiques expert believes he has uncovered a genuine piece of British history, at a Benalmadena flea market. Jose Fernandez, a professional collector, has bought a helmet which may have belonged to one of Britain’s most-decorated Second World War heroes. Inside the helmet was an original document listing the medals and other accolades named by […]

Learned laptop smasher

A TEACHER in Spain became an internet sensation after a video of him smashing a laptop in front of his students went viral. In a fit of rage, the Valencia-based schoolteacher smashed the computer to pieces over what he perceived as a “lack of respect’ being shown by the student. The master can be heard […]

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