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The right to roam

EU forces mobile phone companies to reduce costs EXPENSIVE roaming charges holidaymakers pay to use their mobile phones in another European country have been slashed...

Birds and vines

TWO of the most important facets of La Mata-Torrevieja natural park are the birds and the vines. Both can be observed on this walk...

Drug smuggling ring to the UK smashed

PROPERTIES in Orihuela and Murcia were the headquarters of an international drug gang which smuggled hashish and marijuana from Spain into the UK, the...

Advice on residency certificates and Brexit

The British consulate in Alicante has issued advice for anyone who is ‘refused their residency application because of Brexit’. They are told to request a...

Socialists – get your act straight

Altea October 15, 2016 Firstly I want to congratulate your newspaper as it seems the only foreign language one to inform of what is going on...

All change for Easter museum

By Dave Jones THE BUILDING that was designed to be a nine-floor monument to Torrevieja's Easter processions will be converted into a multi-functional public space...

Dramatic fall in violent crime

VIOLENT crime has been reduced by nearly 30% in Spain during the last four years, according to the acting general director for National Police,...

Council faces legal fight

Orihuela Costa residents will battle the local authority in the courts By Nuria Pérez THE ASSOCIATION Movimiento Ciudadano La Zenia is set to take legal action...

Unexpected tourist

Mundomar carers looked after this large griffon vulture that was rescued from a Benidorm hotel after being spotted flying over the resort on Tuesday.

So I am a Bigot, am I Mr. Draper?

December 16 Let me give you the Oxford ENGLISH Dictionary definition of a BIGOT Mr. Draper. 'A person with prejudiced views who does not tolerate...

Saving the Sierra

A SUBSIDY to restore parts of the Sierra de Santa Pola has been obtained by the town hall from the provincial government. More in tomorrow’s...

Feral cats in Jávea

Jávea January 16, 2016 Sir We refer to the letters regarding the "feral" cats in Javea. Javea Feral Cat Association is a group of people doing an incredible...

Thanks for Brexit article

Villajoyosa March 6, 2016 Thank you for your March 4 article concerning 'Brexit'. There is so much ignorance out there related to the EU that it is...

Prom safety hike

SECURITY concerns over terrorist threats in crowded areas are leading Costa councils to further increase preventive measures over the Christmas period and beyond. Benidorm council...

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Hospital improvement scheme due to start

The €5.6 million extension of the A&E and paediatrics departments – and the ‘short-stay’ wards – at Alicante general hospital is about to get...