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Big brother on the road

A TOTAL of 270 cameras are being installed on roads around the country which are specially designed to trap motorists using mobile phones or...

Spain wants Britain to stay

Furthermore, Spain is the EU country that is most against Britain leaving. According to a survey published by prestigious media groups in France and...

Will the postman arrive in time?

THE UK's Electoral Commission has told local authorities in Britain that postal votes for the EU referendum should be sent out to overseas voters...

Europe ‘still considering’ Winter Fuel appeal

THE EUROPEAN Commission (EC) has said it is still considering the legality of the UK's decision to restrict expats' access to the Winter Fuel...

Taxing time

FIGURES released this week by the tax office (Agencia Tributaria) show that it will be handing back €10,858 million to taxpayers who filed their...

Bobbies on the Costa? – not yet

LAST week there was much coverage in the Spanish press regarding British police coming over to help patrol the streets of Benidorm - something...

We want to build more

THE MAYORS of San Pedro del Pinatar, San Javier and Los Alcázares have officially opposed the building moratorium proposed for the Mar Menor area. Full...

Briton’s police cell suicide case closed

Public prosecutors in Benidorm have closed an investigation into the death in custody of a British tourist after concluding that the National Police had...

Fibreoptic cables in Jávea

Hi Mr Parkes, I have been given you as a contact regarding info on Movistar rollout of fibreoptic. At present it appears to be rolling out...

Postal vote

March 24 Dear Sir Having read the letter from Ann Wilkinson in this week's paper, I would like to say I was about to send a...

Looking for rowers

March 24 I visit the Torrevieja area at least three times a year and have tried to track down a rowing club that would allow...

PP and national health

Email March 27, 2016 I have been following the "circus" of the politicians and wonder how far they will go. The old story of a politician...

Robbed

Els Poblets March 30, 2016 We've been robbed, we haven't reported it, there is not much point. Let me explain. We sold our house and downsized. We...

Belgian attacks and Brexit

Email, March 23 With the awful news of the terrorist attacks in Belgium I wonder if the sceptics who would rather come out of Europe...

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Alicante airport fire aftermath

State airport operator Aena announced at 19.50 last night that ‘35 flights had been operated’ from Alicante-Elche airport that day following the 24-hour closure...

Airport on fire