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Expat surge in referendum vote registration

THE announcement of the date for the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union has triggered a surge in the number of...

Life certificates abolished in Spain

EXPAT British pensioners will no longer have to complete the 'dreaded' life certificate in order to prove they are not dead so they can...

Now you see it, now you don’t

By Nuria Pérez A HILL standing in a European Union Special Protection Area for birds in San Miguel de Salinas had been flattened. Full story in...

More on Brexit referendum

CBNews website comment February 24, 2016 I've never been very political vocally, life's too short living in this fabulous environment. But I have got a little...

More on Brexit referendum

Tibi February 22, 2016 Dear Editor A response to two misleading aspects of your correspondents' arguing in favour of Brexit in the 19th February 2016 issue of...

Sipping sangría in the sun

Alfaz del Pi February 21, 2016 While you are here in Spain doing what most UK-resident Brits think we do all day, do you watch Sky...

Cleavage matters

Email February 21, 2016 Studying the picture of Susan Sarandon and her cleavage, I personally thought she looked beautiful - a close-up view might be a...

Consul concerned over British business problems

BRITISH Consul Sarah-Jane Morris and Vice Consul Sara Munsterhjelm listened to representatives of British businesses in Benidorm regarding security issues during a special meeting...

Residents take on town hall

By Alex Watkins MORE than 250 residents of San Fulgencio’s urbanisations packed out a meeting of the recently formed Marina Urbanisations Residents Association (MURA) on...

Park fence on track

By Dave Jones THE €20,000 fence which is being constructed in La Mata-Torrevieja natural park to prevent people walking along the protected shore of La...

Train sabotage investigation

GUARDIA Civil investigators in Calpe have opened an investigation into the possible sabotage of the railway line between Teulada and Calpe. Reports say that on...

How Justin Bieber launched Costa girl’s career

A DÉNIA expat who is now an up-and-coming model owes her fame and career to teen pop pin-up Justin Bieber. Cindy Kimberly, 17, originally from...

Orihuela tree change

By Nuria Pérez THOUSANDS of dead pine trees on the southern side of the Sierra de Orihuela are to be slowly replaced with native tree...

Bid to solve desalination plant riddle

Environment chief seeks answers over Torrevieja’s €300 million desalination plant. By Dave Jones REGIONAL councillor for the environment, Elena Cebrián has written to acting minister for...

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‘Specialist’ burglars busted

A GANG of burglars – who were based in Torrevieja but operated all over south-east Spain – has been brought down by the National...