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Butane gas bottle price drops

The maximum price of a bottle of butane gas (butano) in Spain has dropped to €11.85 (4.9% fall) from today (Tuesday) by order of...

Dog kills owner

A 70-year old man has been killed by his own dog which was kept locked up for long periods at a rural property. Full story...

Benidorm brothel card swindlers caught

TWO women and a man were detained in a brothel in the so-called 'Brit zone' of Benidorm last week. According to police sources, the accused...

Why was London’s mayor Ken Livingstone suspended?

Cartagena May 7, 16 Dear Sir, Re: Issue No 2187 – The Brit Scene The Brit Scene’s theory that mr. Livingstone was relieved from office due to pressure...

Too much golf

Email May 11, 2016 Sir, I have been meaning to write to your paper for some time regarding the amount of print space that you provide to...

Brexit – helping the UK by staying abroad

Email May 10, 2016 Before retirement I worked for a large multinational. Like many such companies it was common practice to analyze past and present data...

Bourne in Jávea

Bourne star Matt Damon was the focus of attention in Jávea this weekend where he attended a relative's wedding. Our photo shows Matt with councillor...

British couple’s alleged killer set for trial

THE PUBLIC prosecutor in the case of slain Jalón couple Peter David and Jean Ellen Tarsey will be seeking a 42-year prison sentence for...

N-332 bridge shut

THE ONGOING restoration of the bridge over the N-332 road at Gran Alacant in Santa Pola saw the important infrastructure closed this week, causing...

Property market marches on

THE recovery of the Spanish property market was confirmed with week as March sales figures were 16.8% higher than the same month last year...

Benidorm or bust!

BENIDORM welcomed the sixth annual 'Benidorm or Bust' car rally on Saturday afternoon. The caravan was made up of a group of car enthusiasts who...

Car hire firms on the warpath

CAR rental firms are on the warpath with internet sites offering private car hire between users. Just as taxis fought Uber, and the hotel sector...

Costa Blanca turns blue

The Valencia region has been awarded more Blue Flags than any other region in Spain and Alicante has more than any other province. More in...

Regarding Spanish gratitude that Gibraltar was British…

Cartagena April 30, 2016 Dear Sir, Re: Issue no 2186, letters page: The Spanish were grateful Gibraltar was British Your correspondent Nick Brazil’s portrayal of gratefulness by Spaniards...

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Los Alcázares protection plan presented

A €2 million project to protect Los Alcázares from being flooded again was handed over to the regional authorities by the mayor Mario Pérez...

Paying it forward

Brexit passport rule changes

Estate agent admits murder