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Spain helps international fight against organised crime

By Alex Watkins Spain has played a leading role in the EU’s fight against organised crime this year, an operation called Blue Amber which has...

Irresistible force meets immovable object

By Nuria Pérez THE CONSTRUCTION industry and the coalition government in Valencia are on a collision course for 2016, with low land prices fuelling another...

Disaster bay plan back on

By Nuria Pérez RESIDENTS are hoping that the long-running saga to restore their bay - hit by what Greepeace described as the ‘worst ecological disaster...

No room at the inn

Ondara Email December 12. Dear Editor, I was disappointd to hear that Ondara will not be displaying its annual Nativity scene this year because the spot normally designated...

Crime in Benidorm

Email December 9, 2015 Dear Ed, I have been reading all the reports in local press lately about the increasing crime rate in Benidorm and how local...

A load of bull

Torrevieja December 12, 2015 Dear Editor, I would like to applaud Torrevieja town hall on its initiative to use inflatable bulls during its recent fiestas. Feelings run high...

Thank you CBN!

Campoverde Email December 9. Dear Editor, In September this year, I booked a week's holiday in March 2016, for 6 people, to Mallorca, flying out of Alicante-Elche Airport,...

Gas prices

Email Alfaz del Pi. Dear Editor, Over the past few weeks we have had workmen outside our houses, laying down the pipes ready to take the Natural...

The terror lineage

Castalla December 10. Dear Editor, I heartily concur with Richard M McBride's analysis of the terror lineage. David Cameron's speech describing the nasty ways of ISIS, treating...

Activating a UK credit card

Email December 12. Dear Sirs, I have recently been made aware of something which may be of interest and significance to your readers who have a Santander...

Paris deal under scrutiny

By Dave Jones WITH US president Barack Obama hailing the Paris climate deal as a 'turning point' towards a low-carbon future, some campaigners in Spain...

‘Liar’ call over rubbish plant

By Dave Jones "IT surpasses all levels of indecency and cynicism." This was the assessment of mayor José Manuel Dolón over the opposition presented to the...

‘Positive’ talks in Valencia

By Dave Jones THE LEADERS of Costa Blanca-based pressure group Abusos Urbanísticos No (AUN) have held a landmark meeting with the Valencia regional government. AUN president...

Millions for motorway widening project

By Alex Watkins THE PROJECT to build a third lane along the A-7 motorway in Alicante and Murcia is moving ahead. The ministry for public works...

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Police raid pubs showing football

A NATIONWIDE crackdown on businesses showing televised football matches without the proper subscription was carried out by National Police this week. Officers swooped simultaneously while...

Bank on a vote

Valencia sets out Brexit plan

Three cheers for Alicante wine