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Global housing

Hillsborough, Co. Down, N. Ireland December 29 If we can have full, global, satellite, Wi-Fi coverage why can't we have full global housing for everyone, food for...

Disposal of cars

Email December 30 Dear Sir, I own a villa in Alicante province, with my old car sitting in the garage unused for several months, as a result...

Green agreement for 2020

Valencia president Ximo Puig has announced an environmental pact for the region for 2020 to face up to climate change. Sr Puig used a term...

Looking back at 2019

Join us in this week's print edition as we cast our eye back on our headlines of 2019. 'Brexit' was undoubtedly the most-used word...

Costa braces for Brexit

WITH Boris Johnson’s Conservative party majority in Parliament paving the way for an orderly Brexit on January 31, the panic regarding the implications of...

Expats soak in the New Year

Dozens of expats on Jávea's Arenal and Albir beaches joined traditional New Year's dips in the Med on Wednesday. See reports by Irena Bodnarec...

Tax rises for high earners

Spain’s coalition government-in-waiting will increase taxes for high wage earners and multinational companies to help pay for a host of measures designed to boost...

‘Non-stop’ at the tolls

A new sign at the toll booths on the AP-7 motorway alerts drivers to the ‘non-stop’ nature of the new arrangement – ie, they...

Scrapped tolls will save millions

The AP-7 motorway between Alicante and Tarragona went toll-free at midnight after 48 years operating as a pay-to-use highway. Scrapping the tolls will save residents...

Briton detained for drug trafficking

A 30-year-old Briton has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for transporting six kilos of marijuana. A force spokesman revealed today that officers had set...

New Year honours for Costa residents

Three Costa Blanca residents have been named in the UK’s New Year Honours List. They are president of Age Concern Costa Blanca Sur, Maureen Payne;...

Reefs at risk

Coral reefs along the Costa Blanca are at serious risk due to climate change, according to scientific research from the ministry for ecological transition...

Drug smugglers detained in police swoop

National Police have busted a huge drug smuggling operation, seizing 1,300 kilos of cocaine which had been brought into Spain from Colombia. Officers arrested 10...

When will Benidorm be finished?

Email December 26 Hi Once again, we have chosen Benidorm to spend Christmas and New Year, but I fear it could be the last time. Last year we...

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Brexit – MEPs voice concern over citizens’ rights

MEPs voiced concerns over EU and UK citizens’ rights, including freedom of movement, in a debate in the EU Parliament last week. They highlighted that...

Aiport’s double whammy

Killer storm

The Costa goes to Madrid

Storm death toll rises