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Gearing up for Brexit

THE REGIONAL government in Murcia has set up a permanent committee to follow and analyse the effects of the Brexit process. Councillor for economic development,...

Winter Fuel Allowance advice

Murcia February 15, 2016 Please, please, please can you give me and no doubt 1,000's of other expats the requirements to dispute Winter Fuel Allowance rejections. Myself...

15 years for British drug baron

BRITISH drug baron Brian Colin Charrington has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison by Alicante provincial court. Charrington was found guilty of drug...

We are on our own

Quesada July 8 Dear Editor, With reference to your lead article of July 5, ‘You are on your own’. It would appear that there is now with the...

Valencia states its case on Brexit

PRESIDENT of Valencia region Ximo Puig met with the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss the effects...

Beach masseur in court

A MASSEUR who offered his services on Playa San Juan in Alicante sat in the dock on Monday after a female customer accused him...

Safely reunited

Dean Currie, from County Armagh, has been happily reunited with his friends and family after going missing for several days in Benidorm. The family launched...

Smashing the counterfeiters

Torrevieja’s local police have been having a smashing time – destroying thousands of items seized from looky-looky salesmen around the municipality. Read the full story...

Guardia Civil defend reputation

AFTER 10 local Guardia Civil officers were arrested in an anti-drugs operation, the association pro-Guardia Civil (APROCG) in Alicante has defended the ‘excellent work’...

Puig’s solution

XIMO Puig used his Valencia Day speech today to call for a new federal-style state to resolve the crisis in Cataluña. More in Friday’s Costa...

Healthcare for expats

Valencia March 23 My husband are legal residents in Valencia. We have been on the Spanish Healthcare system for the past 4 years and have had...

‘This must end now’

Mayor’s appeal to catch pine wood arsonist By Alex Watkins FOLLOWING yet another arson attack in the Guardamar del Segura pine forest, mayor José Luis Sáez...

Socialists win general election

Pedro Sánchez’s Socialist party (PSOE) won yesterday’s general election – but he will have to negotiate pacts with other parties to form a government. With...

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Summer rain records broken

Cloudbursts on Wednesday morning brought the wettest ever summer day to some areas of Alicante province. Roads were closed due to flooding and beaches were...

Drowning deaths on the up

Pea men gang arrested