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Protected animals ‘stuffed’ in Alicante

AN EIGHT-month investigation by the Guardia Civil in Alicante province into the illegal trade of animals has led to the seizure of more than...

Vegan Vigil campaign reaches La Safor

Vegans are beginning to make their presence felt in La Safor – especially among younger adults – with a series a peaceful demonstrations and...

Gandia hospital cancer patient support clinic gets thumbs-up

A Cancer treatment advice and support service has seen 202 patients since it opened a year ago at Gandia hospital, and feedback has generally...

Policeman keeps his ‘Unicorn’

A Valencia regional supreme court ruling delivered this week will allow mounted National Police officer David Huerta to keep 'Unicornio', the horse he had...

Voting legislation back in Commons

THE long-awaited legislation giving British expats across the globe a 'lifelong' right to vote in parliamentary elections returns to the House of Commons in...

IBI tax waived for Marxuquera homeowners affected by inferno

Homeowners whose properties were damaged or completely destroyed in the inferno that wiped out part of Gandia's des-res Marxuquera urbanisation will get their IBI...

Brits are leaving Castellón

Northern Castellón towns are noticing a decrease in English residents over the past six years, with hundreds leaving but few belonging to newer generations...

‘Illegal’ homes nightmare nearly over

Owners who unwittingly bought illegally-built homes in La Safor and beyond will now be able to register their properties officially and connect to mains...

British expats get to vote

A TREATY between London and Madrid, allowing British expats to vote in municipal elections in Spain in May, was signed on Monday. The treaty was...

Spain lifeline for ‘Brexpats’

THE SPANISH government has again appealed for calm amongst expats affected by Brexit and the current political troubles over the Withdrawal Agreement. Madrid has undertaken...

Region dodges fuel price hike

THE PRICE of fuel at petrol stations throughout the Valencia region did not go up at midnight on Monday - unlike the majority of...

Regional ban on circus animals

VALENCIA became the sixth Spanish region to ban the presence of animals in circuses after the regional parliament approved the measure last week. The ban...

What about us?

EXPATS could have been excused for thinking that Nero fiddled while Rome burned this week. On the day that the EU issued its no-deal planning...

Bank on a vote

BRITISH people resident in Spain are advised to ensure they are correctly registered to vote in next year’s local elections in May 2019 if...

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Illegal fireworks seized in Gandia and Manises

Huge consignments of fireworks stored in makeshift warehouses without a licence were seized in separate operations in Manises (L’Horta Oest) and Gandia (La Safor)...

Godella house of horrors