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Brexit vote hearing in the offing

A HIGH Court hearing is expected to take place in London next week, challenging the UK Government over its decision to exclude up to...

Woman stabbed to death in Benidorm

ANOTHER case of domestic violence in which a woman has been brutally murdered has been reported, this time in Benidorm. Police say that a 48-year-old...

Double the speed limit

GUARDIA Civil have arrested a 53-year-old man driving a BMW at 240km/h. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition).  

Expat office on the move

THE INTERNATIONAL residents’ office (OARI) situated opposite Torrevieja town hall is set to move to the former tourism information point close to the hippy...

And the referendum takes the limelight again

We print a letter sent to one of our readers from Rt Hon Dame Margaret M Beckett DBE, MP for Derby South, regarding the...

The San Fulgencio exodus

San Fulgencio April 4, 2016 Dear Editor According to the Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, the population of San Fulgencio (CBN, April 7) rose year on year from...

And the referendum takes the limelight again

And what our readers have to say… Email March 27, 2016 In response to: NJ Whiteside, 25-31 March 2016 Dear Editor, Would like to agree very much to NJ...

And the referendum takes the limelight again

And what our readers have to say… Villajoyosa, March 28, 2016 Dear Editor, Your regularly boring contributor, NJ Whiteside, seems to think that quantity is far more important...

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...

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Marijuana plantation busted under police’s nose

A man who was allegedly growing a marijuana plantation located just a few metres from Rafal local police station has been arrested by the...
Guardamar car park lift installation

A lift into town

Tolls toppled