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Years of worker lawsuits cost town hall €1m

TORREMOLINOS town hall announced last week that worker lawsuits over wrongful dismissal, discrimination against union members or workplace harassment, all during previous administrations, will...

Benalmádena urges motorway speed-up

BENALMÁDENA council last week passed a motion calling on the central government to speed up progress on work to remodel the town’s A7 motorway...

Horse refuge appeals for support following rains

THE CYD Santa María horse rescue centre in Alhaurín el Grande has sent out an appeal for help following recent rains that have left...

Benidorm campsite blaze

One woman has been seriously burnt and six caravans and cars were destroyed in a fire at Camping El Racó in Benidorm yesterday. A...

Fake news video -Benidorm is NOT in lockdown

As if businessess in Benidorm weren´t struggling enough already, a YouTube video has been circulating over the last few days stating that Benidorm is...

End to 35-year wait for road repairs

RESURFACING of long-neglected roads and replacing pavements in La Regia, Orihuela Costa, is now underway, according to councillor for infrastructure Ángel Noguera. “This is an...

The countryside is a ‘powder keg’

WORRIED residents of Benissa Costa say they are living in fear of fire sweeping across the countryside as fields lie abandoned and overgrown. During the...

‘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...

Valencia on fire

Thousands of Fallas monuments were burning throughout the streets of the Valencia region on Sunday night in the traditional 'Cremá' (burning). By this morning,...

Dénia health department to go public – it’s official

DE-PRIVATISING Dénia hospital has started and the process is 'irreversible', says regional president Ximo Puig - but the centre's management calls the move 'mere...

Oasis Audrey extradition explanation

A UK court refused to extradite Oasis Audrey to Spain ‘because the European Arrest Warrant was not valid’. Former owner of the now-defunct estate agency...

Fallas finally here

Despite delays in erecting the papier-mâché effigies due to the bad weather conditions earlier this week, fallas are now in place in main towns....

Brexit date set

The British government has announced it will invoke article 50 triggering the Brexit process on Wednesday March 29. Theresa May thus fulfils her promise...

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...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...