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New homes on offer to blaze-hit families

FAMILIES who lost their homes in Kensington’s Grenfell Tower blaze will be rehoused, permanently, in 68 brand-new flats at a luxury complex, where the cheapest one costs £1.8m. Residents who escaped the blaze are expected to take up permanent residence in the next two months, when the apartments, still in the same borough, have been […]

Salesman facing 20 years if he’s murdered his wife

A BRITISH car salesman living in Mallorca, who claimed his wife died during a sex game that went horribly wrong, has been accused of murder. And Spanish prosecutors have let 51-year-old Warren Lyttle know that he faces up to 20 years behind bars if they are successful. He was arrested in January 2016 after confessing […]

An early-morning shock for ship’s drug suppliers

A FISHING ship from Venezuela, intercepted in the early hours of 4th June, had bales of cocaine ready to be thrown into the sea in case the police nabbed them. They were apprehended some 900 miles south-west of the Canaries, but Spain was their actual destination. The facts were revealed by Home Office Minister Juan […]

Terror returns to London

THREE more victims of last Saturday’s terrorist atrocity in London, in addition to the five deaths initially recorded, have now been recorded, including that of a courageous Spaniard. Ignacio Echeverría, who lived in the city and worked for HSBC bank, was last seen during the attack, which began with a van mowing down people on […]

Star-studded concert

ARIANA GRANDE will be joined by a host of stars for a tribute concert in aid of the victims of last week’s bomb-terror attack in Manchester Arena. Anyone who had tickets to that show is entitled to free tickets to the One Love gig, at cricket’s Old Trafford ground, which caters for 50,000 people – […]

Columbus ship anchor is ‘found’ in Caribbean

AN anchor, believed to be from one of the ships in the Christopher Columbus fleet, has been unearthed, alongside centuries-old Mallorcan pottery, in the Caribbean. It is estimated to weigh between 1,200-1,500lbs, which indicates it was a “bower” anchor from a 300-ton vessel, that was the typical  size of a ship in his era. Broken […]

Spain way behind China car-builders

CHINA built 24 million cars last year, which surpassed Spain’s manufacturing output by an astonishing tenfold. The east Asian giant, which has topped the list of world car-builders, was followed by Japan, which built 7.9m, Germany (5.7m), US (3.9m) and South Korea (3.9m). Spain came seventh on the list of top producers, with 2.4 million, […]

Brexit bombshell for Britain’s PM

THE House of Lords has voted overwhelmingly to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain, which is a huge Brexit setback for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Government. Peers are now insisting she agrees the guarantee, within three months of triggering Article 50. The bill will now go back to the House of Commons […]

Lotto millionaire gets a drink-drive lifeline

THE case against a Lotto millionaire, charged with drink-driving,  has been turned upside down because vital CCTV evidence has been destroyed. Jane Park, 21, who claimed the Lotto win had “ruined her life”, is accused of being three times over the alcohol limit while driving her BMW in Edinburgh on 3rd October last year. But […]

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 […]

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