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Rain to the rescue in Galicia

Rain is falling in the Galicia region today and largely helping extinguish the forest fires that have devasted the area since the weekend and...

Award-winning British tourism

The importance British tourism has for the Costa Blanca in general was aknoweldged with an award on behalf of Benidorm on Monday. British Consul Sarah-Jane...

Companies exodus continues – Codorniu heads for La Rioja

One of Cataluña's most emblematic companies, cava-producers Codorniu (established in 1551), has announced it is moving its fiscal address to La Rioja (Spain's most...

Monarch passengers repatriation ends

THE BRITISH Civil Aviation Autority's two-week repatriation scheme for Monarch customers affected by the airline's closure on October 2 concluded in the early hours...

International success

The sun shone brightly on Sunday for the tenth International Day, hosted in Alfas del Pi and once again, deemed a huge success with...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

Puigdemont ambiguity continues

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has replied evasively to central government's demand for a straight answer over whether or not he declared independency last week. The...

Costa tees up for Spain’s top golf event

WITH the Costa del Golf in the midst of its peak season, final preparations are being made for the premier event on this year’s...

Air traffic controllers and pilots can stick to Spanish

THE government has agreed to allow airline pilots and air traffic controllers to communicate in Spanish. An EU directive requiring use of English at...

Europe-wide drug-smuggling ring busted

A MAJOR drug-trafficking gang headquartered in Málaga that shipped huge amounts of hashish and marijuana across Europe in a multi-million-euro operation had been broken...

Another referendum

WHILE the eyes of the world have been on Cataluña, the Axarquía village of Canillas de Albaida, population 800, has been holding its own...

Brexit deadlock

  THE EUROPEAN Union’s chief negotiator on Brexit, Michel Barnier admitted yesterday (Thursday) that talks are in deadlock over money but a lot of progress...

Anger and tears over closure of Costa financial advice firm

HUNDREDS of clients of Continental Wealth Management (CWM) fear they have lost life savings after the Costa Blanca financial advice company crashed. Customers along the...

Ultimatum for Catalan president

PM Mariano Rajoy has given Catalan president Puigdemont until Monday to clarify if he yesterday (Tuesday) declared unilateral independence for Cataluña or not. The...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...
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Residents evacuated in huge forest fire

A huge forest fire between Jávea and Benitachell has so far led to the evacuation of over 200 homes in an area where the...