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Don’t do it

FOUR Vega Baja town halls have launched a campaign to fight against harassment of women in the street. They noted that women should not be...

Mum-in-law murder suspect bailed

THE MAN accused of murdering his wealthy mother-in-law in Alicante city in December has been released from prison following the payment of €150,000 in...

Brexit date set

The British government has announced it will invoke article 50 triggering the Brexit process on Wednesday March 29. Theresa May thus fulfils her promise...

La Granja’s record year

A TOTAL of 55% of the injured animals, birds and reptiles taken to Valencia region’s main rescue centre during 2016 were able to make...

Valencia Fallas

Fallas video

Cemetery locked over water theft issue

CAMPERVANNERS parked next to La Mata cemetery in Torrevieja have been stealing water from the site, according to parks and gardens councillor Domingo Soler. Sr...

Sliding houses

Residents in Bella Orxeta had a shock when part the the garage and a swimming pool of a house marked for immediate demolition subsided,...

Flat fire deaths

TWO pensioners died in a fire at their apartment in Alicante city at the weekend. The blaze, which started in the early hours of Saturday...

Call for caution over ETA disarmament

Government officials are calling for caution following the news that Basque terrorist group ETA is preparing a disarmament announcement for April 8 according to...

Benidorm turns green

The streets of Benidorm turned into a sea of green, as hundreds descended on the town to celebrate Irelands National Day – St Patrick...

Valencia on fire

Thousands of Fallas monuments were burning throughout the streets of the Valencia region on Sunday night in the traditional 'Cremá' (burning). By this morning,...

Fallas!

Cannabis couple caught in Catral

AN EXPAT couple have been arrested for having a marijuana plantation in the garage of their house – and for illegal possession of weapons. Full...

AIRPORT ANTICS

Corvera and Murcia-San Javier set to fight for business By Nuria Pérez MURCIA is to have two airports operating in competition, with a distance of just...

Protected fauna smuggling racket shut down

ENDANGERED wild animals which had been slain in Africa and Canada and smuggled into Spain as stuffed trophies have been seized in Murcia. Full story...

Fallas finally here

Despite delays in erecting the papier-mâché effigies due to the bad weather conditions earlier this week, fallas are now in place in main towns....

Mother nature gets her way in Moraira

THE GROUP ‘Ecologists in Action’ this week demanded an immediate stop to the laying of new sand on El Portet beach in Moraira. In...

British alleged wife killer dies

RONALD S., the 86-year-old British man accused of killing his wife at a Campello OAPs home several weeks ago, passed away at Alicante Hospital...

March for Europe

MEMBERS of the Bremain in Spain group are taking part in the Unite for Europe march in London next week. Valencia-based chair, Sue Wilson said...

Refugee rescue call

THE VALENCIA region is ready to take in 1,400 refugees ‘who have lost their homes due to armed conflict in the Middle East’. This was...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Electricity ups and downs

Expat or immigrant?

Laughing dogs

Rent-a-car stickers

Guadalest road closure

Begging your Padrón

Positivity over Brexit

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