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Lake low

WATER from the Mediterranean Sea will be channelled into La Mata lake as the level of the lagoon has fallen dramatically. Full report in Friday’s...

Torrevieja conservatory

Email January 3, 2016 Dear Mr Jones, As a regular visitor to Torrevieja, a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and currently employed...

Drug dealing duo detained

A COUPLE accused of dealing drugs from their home in Torrevieja have been arrested by the National Police. Full story in tomorrow’s Costa Blanca News...

Mountain recovery

WORK is due to start soon on the project to restore the Sierra de Orihuela which has been devastated by drought and pine tree...

Virility pills seized at airport

MORE than €200,000-worth of counterfeit medicines from India have been seized by Guardia Civil at Alicante-Elche airport. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

Alicante’s desire to make movies

A COSTA Blanca Film Commission is going to be set up by Alicante provincial government. Provincial president César Sánchez explained the objective is ‘to turn...

Guardia Civil arrest boyfriend of woman slain in Planes

GUARDIA Civil officers have arrested the 34-year-old partner of Sheila, a 29-year-old mother of five children, after she was found dead with her throat...

Driving licences: make the change

BRITISH expats are being strongly advised to change their UK driving licence for a Spanish version ahead of Brexit. The process can be “frustrating and...

Dénia bull-chasing ‘festival’ puts daredevil youths in hospital

CASUALTIES are mounting up as Dénia's controversial 'bulls-in-the-sea' festival continues, with daredevil spectators ending up in hospital after getting a goring.

Flaming Alicante

The Hogueras in Alicante streets went up in smoke on Saturday night. Our photo (EFE) shows the burning of the town hall square hoguera. The...

April Fair in Algorfa

April 30 Lovely evening – thanks for advance notification I just wanted to thank your staff for the advance notification of the above. I went along...

Demo over beach bar closure

Orihuela Costa beach bar staff who have lost their jobs protested on Wednesday at the town hall building in Playa Flamenca. They unfurled banners asking...

Frozen pensions fear response

Email February 7, 2017 I am afraid that Mr. Chaney is inaccurate in his letter in response to the article FROZEN PENSION FEAR. There are 544,000...

Spanish parents concern over au pair exploitation in Ireland

PARENTS of young women currently working as au pairs in Ireland have voiced their concern this week following shocking official and TV reports exposing...

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Spain faces EU justice over asset declaration procedure

Spain has been referred to the Court of Justice of the EU for imposing disproportionate penalties on taxpayers for failing to report assets held...

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