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Prostitution ban ‘needed’ to shut down brothels

Valencia president Ximo Puig has said a change in the law is necessary to shut brothels after minister for equality Irene Montero wrote to...

Expats disenfranchised in EU referendum

By Dave Jones UP to two million expats will not be able to vote in the all-important EU referendum following a ruling by the Supreme...

Satellite dish reception problems

Email August 3 Could anybody tell me what has happened to English TV, received through a 2.4-metre satellite dish. Since May/June I have lost most of the...

Discrepancy over Corvera opening

BUDGET airlines operating at Murcia-San Javier airport and state-run airport company AENA are offering different closure dates for the Mar Menor facility and the...

EU steps into murky marshes

A MONTE Pego resident group has been summoned to Brussels after the European Union Petitions Committee agreed to investigate ongoing sewage leaks into the...

Sea turtle lays eggs at La Manga

A loggerhead turtle’s nest containing 100 eggs has been discovered on a beach at La Manga del Mar Menor. The authorities were alerted about turtle...

Pain and Gloria

Costa councils have now released estimates of the cost to repair the damage caused by the storm - and it won't come cheap!

Fiesta animal cruelty

Email August 29 Spain is often criticised for its use of animals in a variety of fiestas. It has been estimated, that around 3,000 fiestas and...

Calpe police driven quackers

Local police in Calpe were called at around 03:30 on Tuesday, when a group of wild ducks stopped the traffic. Wandering around the middle of...

Traffic fines

Dear Keith The problems with postal deliveries in some, but not all, areas of Spain are frequently covered in the CBN and the grief that...

Voting legislation back in Commons

THE long-awaited legislation giving British expats across the globe a 'lifelong' right to vote in parliamentary elections returns to the House of Commons in...

Record breaking regional budget announced

The regional government’s draft budget for 2021 is the largest in its history ‘in order to confront the socioeconomic and health challenges of the...

Jet2 dropping flights from San Javier

Email July 22 I read with interest about the airport as we use San Javier often from Newcastle with Jet2. They are only offering flights from...

‘Official’ Benidorm merchandise

The ‘Visit Benidorm Tourism Foundation’ has launched a line of merchandise that includes a range of t-shirts, back packs, caps and hats. They are...

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“Spain is not a safe haven,” says the NCA

A new appeal has been launched to trace and bring to justice 12 of the UK’s most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in...