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Nolotil drug triggers “nightmare” year for family

BRAVE Susan Hamnett told of her near-fatal experience of taking painkiller Nolotil in Spain that triggered a year of medical misery after developing sepsis. It...

Stop taking the mickey

TORREVIEJA mayor José Manuel Dolón has slammed the national government for failing to carry out the widening of the N-332 road in the municipality. Full...

Torrevieja’s green prize boost

TORREVIEJA has been picked out as one of the most environmentally-friendly municipalities in the region. The regional government highlighted the coalition council’s work in conservation...

Metamizole: a survivor’s story

PATRICK Clancy went into septic shock after being prescribed the controversial painkiller Metamizole and spent six weeks in an induced coma on life support. He...

Vice ring broken up

A total of 20 suspects have been arrested for human trafficking offences in the provinces of Alicante, Valencia, Murcia and Almería. During the operation carried...

Mayors take their bow

TWO well-known Costa mayors in towns with large expat populations will not be standing for reelection in the May local elections. Calpe mayor César Sánchez...

Two dead in house fire tragedy

TWO men who were squatting a house in Torrevieja died in the early hours of News Year’s Day. Emergency services reported that candles they were...

New TIE card application

Email August 3 Accomplishments come in all shapes and sizes; some seemingly quite small! Applying for our TIE (Identificación de Extranjeros) cards in exchange for our...

Benitez sacked

Rafael Benitez has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid FC after yet another dissapointing league match performance yesterday (Sunday). The former Liverpool boss was...

Rubbish is the problem, not infrastructure

Website comment September 26 The infrastructure is the least of our problems, it's the rubbish left by 'people' in the area. Plastic floats in the beaches...

Suspected wife killer jailed

THE MAN accused of killing his 32-year-old wife in Torrevieja and hiding the body in the electricity meter cupboard has been sent to prison...

BREXIT

Dear Sir, As pensioners and expats living permanently here in Spain the thought of UK leaving the EU fills me with serious worries regarding our...

Trash everywhere

Email September 28, 2016 Halo, I live in Spain for about 7 years. I enjoy the weather, the sea, the campo, the clean air, etc. But what bothers...

Brexit – MEPs voice concern over citizens’ rights

MEPs voiced concerns over EU and UK citizens’ rights, including freedom of movement, in a debate in the EU Parliament last week. They highlighted that...

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‘Enormous worry’ over rocketing cases

The Valencia region reported 9,810 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, which were registered in the previous 24 hours – the highest daily figure...

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