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Calls for action over Mijas A&E departments

A MEDICAL workers’ union and the Partido Popular have called for improved A&E service in two different health centres in Mijas. The Sindcato Médico Málaga...

Roadworks spark argument between Calpe and Torrevieja

TORREVIEJA Mayor José Manuel Dolón (Los Verdes green party) is caught in a crossfire of accusations with Alicante provincial president and mayor of Calpe,...

The show must go on

TORREVIEJA town hall is eyeing June for a possible reopening of the much-maligned municipal theatre. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition).

Tourism tax bombshell

AS PART of the fiscal reforms being contemplated by the regional government in Valencia, experts are revising plans that could see the 'tasa turística'...

Brit bars in ‘Grand National’ police raid

FIVE British bars in Benidorm were raided on Saturday afternoon as a Valencia regional police unit moved in to crack down on illegal gambling. There...

International culture fest in Torremolinos

By Oliver McIntyre TORREMOLINOS'S main square will become a bustling centre of international music, dance and cuisine this week as the town celebrates its first ever Festival...

Firefighter’s lawsuit to cost Torremolinos nearly €500,000

TORREMOLINOS town hall is going to have to pay nearly €500,000 to a former firefighter in the town who won a lawsuit against the...

Monarch colapse – no major problems at Alicante airport

Alicante airport sources say the announcement the Monarch is ceasing trading from today (Monday) has caused no major problems at Alicante-Elche airport where three...

Airport strike threat

TWO DIFFERENT strikes are set to hit Alicante-Elche airport as unions take on the government over pay and working conditions. Three trade unions - CCOO,...

Brexit – Pension protection promise

BRITISH Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley has reassured expats they should continue to see an annual increase to their pensions post-Brexit. He turned to social...

What a fine tribute!

THE nine brave 'pink ladies' who defied their fears and glided for life recently in memory of our dear departed Cathy Humphreys this week...

Heritage bid for Málaga delicacy gains momentum

A campaign recently launched by a Marbella group to get one of the Costa del Sol’s classic beach delicacies added to Unesco’s Intangible Cultural...

Burglars behind bars

JÁVEA police have cracked two separate crimewaves affecting nearly 30 homes and shops and arrested three men this week, meaning residents and traders can...

CAM bosses guilty

The High Court has sentenced the ex-bosses of the Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo (CAM) savings bank to between two years nine months and...

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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...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...