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A message from Harry Shindler MBE

Email June 1, 2016 Fellow expats First, thank you to all who sent messages of support during our legal efforts. Your very kind words meant a great deal...

Summer jobs boost

THE COSTA Blanca is in for an employment boost this summer, with experts estimating 19,275 new contracts will be signed for seasonal jobs from...

Time for a clean-up in Benidorm

BENIDORM council has passed new local bylaws to fight the so-called 'booze tourism' around the resort. The new local regulations are mainly aimed at tackling...

Speedboats banned from snorkelling caves

JÁVEA has banned speed boats and motor boats from all caves along its cliff face to keep snorkellers, divers and swimmers safe. The Llop Marí...

Queen of the cats

QUEEN Sofía – mother of King Felipe VI – visited the Dutch-owned AAP Primadomus wild animal recuperation centre in Villena last week to inaugurate...

Controversial new campervan law

THE VALENCIA regional law for campsites and campervans is to be changed to enable councils to build or permit specific parking areas for campervans. It...

Polop mayor murder case set for trial

OVER nine years after the mayor of Polop was shot dead outside his house, the investigating judge has finally concluded his investigation and a...

Costa property sales continue to rise

THE Costa Blanca property market continues hits healthy trend and sales for the first quarter of 2016 are 15% higher that the same period...

A Real celebration

Real Madrid held a spectacular celebration of thier 11th European Cup (Champions' League) title at the Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday night - with carried...

Regarding Mr Weissman

Javea May 20, 2016 Dear Sir, Re: Letters Page, CBN, May 13-19 I must admit to feeling physically nauseous after reading the diatribe by your correspondent Wilfrid Weissmann. Criticism...

Passport renewal

Email May 24, 2016 Brits living in Spain can only renew their passports online these days. You fill in some details on the government site, then...

Brexit drivel

Castalla May 24, 2016 Dear Editor, I agree completely with your correspondent Roy Eaton Hall (letters, May 20). He has cut through the “drivel” and inflammatory insults...

Golfing overdose

Email May 23, 2016 Tony McCarthy’s letter “Too Much Golf” in last week’s letters (May 13-19) took the words right out of my mouth. I too...

Villa break-in

Email May 23, 2016 Dear Editor We returned to our villa on Sunday, May 15 from a very enjoyable lunch out to find our patio doors had...

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Army called in to tackle forest fire

The first large-scale forest fire of the summer in Alicante province is burning out of control in the municipality of Beneixama (Benejama), near Villena. A...