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Royal Decree 689 – 1987

Email March 21 Dear Editor, Brexit is blocking execution of my wife’s will. Because Spain is retrospectively applying Royal Decree 689/1978 that required foreign buyers purchasing property...

Spain’s female front line

The new line-up of the Spanish government’s four vice-presidents was notable for them all being female, and hailed as ‘a moment of pride for...

Embassy advises Britons over 90-day rule

Following unsubstantiated reports in UK tabloids about Spanish police looking to round up Britons who are in the country illegally, the British Embassy has...

British arrivals sent home from Alicante airport

Dozens of British passengers arriving at Alicante-Elche airport have been escorted back onto a plane and returned to the UK after being refused entry...

A bridge too far

A bridge collapsed when a cement mixer tried to cross the River Segura in rural Murcia on Monday. The driver, who is a resident of...

Increased vigilance to prevent Easter forest fires

The regional government has activated an emergency plan to prevent forest fires occurring over the Easter holidays. It runs until April 12. More in Costa Blanca...

Naked protest against animal skin trade

An activist caused a stir by appearing naked in Alicante city centre as part of a protest against the pelt trade. This was to ‘give...

Concert without social distancing in Barcelona

More than 5,000 people attended a concert without social distancing in Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi on Saturday night. Fans had to pass a ‘rapid’ Covid...

Huge spend to convert old railway lines for leisure

The Valencia government is investing more than €75 million in developing and improving 224 kilometres of ‘vía verde’ greenways and cycle/pedestrian paths throughout the...

Health department offers vaccination certificate

People who have been inoculated against Covid-19 will be able to download a vaccination certificate, reported the regional health department. Regional councillor for health Ana...

Art forgeries seized by Valencia police

Regional police officers from Valencia have impounded three paintings – deemed to be forgeries – which were on sale on the black market for...

Impounded car

Email March 15 Hi Graham, my car was taken off of me four weeks ago, I promptly paid the fine of €258. The reason for my offence...

The European Union

Email Valencia, March 20 When the Covid-19 epidemic got hold in Europe and vaccines were rapidly invented to counteract it, the European Commission told the individual...

‘Green’ ferry to the Balearics

An express ferry powered by natural gas will start passenger crossings from Denia to the Balearic Islands in April. The Eleanor Roosevelt cost €90 million...

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Huge whale washed ashore

A dead sperm whale was washed up on Els Vivers beach in Guardamar del Segura on Tuesday. The cause of death is not yet known. Full...

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