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Victorian times

Email October 9, 2017 There isn't anyone alive who can say they remember Victorian times, but look back to the history books while sunning yourselves and...

Clubs and Charities South

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Jail for fake hotel sickness claims couple

HOLIDAY company Thomas Cook has won a landmark case after a private prosecution against a couple claiming almost £20,000 in a fake sickness claim. Shamed...

‘Black flags’ for Dénia and Moraira beaches

ECOLOGISTS in Action have awarded 'black flags' to beaches across the region for erosion, overbuilding and other environmental issues. Blay Beach in Dénia gets a...

Hail storms in Altea

Torrential downpours in Altea https://youtu.be/oToviBl2o8k

Theresa May ‘will not acknowledge’ Catalan independence

British PM Theresa May told her Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy today (Tuesday) that she 'will not acknowledge'' an independent Cataluña. A statement released this...

Rain to the rescue in Galicia

Rain is falling in the Galicia region today and largely helping extinguish the forest fires that have devasted the area since the weekend and...

Award-winning British tourism

The importance British tourism has for the Costa Blanca in general was aknoweldged with an award on behalf of Benidorm on Monday. British Consul Sarah-Jane...

Companies exodus continues – Codorniu heads for La Rioja

One of Cataluña's most emblematic companies, cava-producers Codorniu (established in 1551), has announced it is moving its fiscal address to La Rioja (Spain's most...

Monarch passengers repatriation ends

THE BRITISH Civil Aviation Autority's two-week repatriation scheme for Monarch customers affected by the airline's closure on October 2 concluded in the early hours...

International success

The sun shone brightly on Sunday for the tenth International Day, hosted in Alfas del Pi and once again, deemed a huge success with...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

Puigdemont ambiguity continues

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has replied evasively to central government's demand for a straight answer over whether or not he declared independency last week. The...

Healthcare and the UK government

Ayora September 25 On the subject of healthcare and the UK government, some interesting facts. In 2016, 70,000 (based on a pension of £12,000 average a year,...

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CAM bosses guilty

The High Court has sentenced the ex-bosses of the Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo (CAM) savings bank to between two years nine months and...

Paragliding in peril

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Hail storms in Altea