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Double taxation issue

July 4 Dear Editor Two issues I should like to raise, namely the matter of votes for life and Spain’s apparent failure to honour the Double...

Don’t panic, Mr Mainwaring!

Castalla July 5, 2016 Dear Editor Barely had the votes been verified for the EU referendum and finalised that Britain realised that the “Leave” votes outnumbered those...

Expat ‘Bremainers’ offered free cava

AN EATERY in Jávea port popular with expats is inviting disappointed 'Bremainers' to drown their sorrows. The restaurant has set up a blackboard outside in...

Pension cash-grab probe

THE SPANISH tax office stands accused of flouting the Double Taxation Convention with the UK, which became law in 2014. The situation is allegedly affecting...

‘Bous a la mar is not cruel’

BANNING the controversial Bous a la mar 'festival' in Dénia is not on the cards and a referendum will not be called, stresses fiesta...

Expats guaranteed regional healthcare – for now

THE VALENCIA government has clarified the situation of healthcare for British expats living in the region. CBNews contacted the office of regional president Ximo Puig...

‘British school’ hours

EVERY single State-run primary school in Jávea will adopt 'British-style' hours from September, local education authorities report. After experiments last year where school timetables changed...

Tiger kills carer at animal park

An experienced and professional animal carer was attacked and killed by a tiger at Terra Natura in Benidorm on Saturday. The 37-year-old local resident had...

‘Benidorm’ karaoke fundraiser

Many of the cast from the popular Benidorm TV series turned out on Saturday night to take part in a karaoke fundraiser – all...

International child porn swoop

A HOME in Alicante province was one of 14 searched around the country as part of an international operation against child pornography. Full story in...

Summer road campaign underway

THE SPECIAL summer traffic campaign was launched on Friday by the national traffic department (DGT). Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

Your say on the Brexit

Castalla June 26, 2016   Dear Editor Now that the British referendum has been finally settled, it makes me wonder how many people there are, like myself, who...

Your say on the Brexit

La Granja June 27, 2016 Dear Ed, Brexit – no need to start packing your suitcase yet The campaigning is over and the people have voted for...

Your say on the Brexit

Torrevieja and Navan (Ireland) June 27, 2016 Dear Sir The domino effect, unintended consequences, thinking the unthinkable. Suddenly our minds are overloaded as we see the...

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Restoring the river mouth

The mouth of the River Segura at Guardamar has been a hive of activity, as more floating rubbish has been cleared from the barrier...