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Snow news is good news

A LACK of snow in most major skiing resorts in Spain has led to many people cancelling their reservations at mountain retreats and heading...

Made in Valencia

PRINCE George is wearing clothes from a Valencian children's fashion company in this year's Christmas card from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The pastel...

Fishermen offered golden handshake

DEVELOPERS are offering Jávea fishermen €500,000 to leave the port for good and make way for a lucrative marina development that would mean the...

Dolphin saved by diver

By Nuria Pérez A bottlenose dolphin - which was unable to eat when plastics became trapped in its mouth - is now safe and well...

Spanish parents concern over au pair exploitation in Ireland

PARENTS of young women currently working as au pairs in Ireland have voiced their concern this week following shocking official and TV reports exposing...

Initial agreement for Catalan government

The Catalan national coalition Junts P'el Si has announced they have reached an initial agreement with radical anti-establishment nationalists CUP that will result in...

‘El Gordo’ goes to Almería

'El Gordo', the winning number of this Christmas lottery held this morning, was sold entirely in Roquetas de Mar (Almería). Number 79140 was sold at...

Residents’ help sought to fight the tiger

By Dave Jones CARTAGENA city hall has declared war on the tiger mosquito. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition).  

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...

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Summer rain records broken

Cloudbursts on Wednesday morning brought the wettest ever summer day to some areas of Alicante province. Roads were closed due to flooding and beaches were...

Drowning deaths on the up

Pea men gang arrested