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Property sale tax reduced

TAX charged on the purchase of property will fall following new guidelines set by the regional government this week. The Valencia government this week announced...

French air traffic controllers strike affects thousands of Costa passengers

A STRIKE by French air traffic controllers on Tuesday forced Ryanair to cancel 30 scheduled flights, 20 at Alicante-Elche airport and 10 at Manises...

Safer is better

INCREASING pressure to eliminate the highly controversial 'bou embolat' (bull with fire on its horns) event from local festivities throughout the Valencia region have...

No room at the inn

THE lack of five-star hotels in Castellón is said to be slowing down the arrival of tourists with a high level of spending power. According...

Britons’ Costa cancer walk

Huddersfield residents Debbie and Rob Frost are embarking on an adventure in what they deem their second home - Benidorm. The pair have taken a...

Pro cyclists run over by British driver

Six Giant-Alpecin professional cyclists were taken to hospital after being struck by a car driven by a British woman while training in Benigembla (Alicante)...

Minor’s alleged sexual exploiters arrested

NATIONAL Police in Benidorm have detained three people in connection with the sexual exploitation of a minor. A police source said the detainees, two men...

Briton’s lucky escape

British ex-pat Kevin Barber had a very lucky escape on Monday after a car he was traveling in crashed through the barrier and rolled...

Five-month summers on the horizon

WEATHER experts have warned that if climate change continues at the current rate, then the Costa Blanca will be in for five-month-long summers. Jorge Olcina,...

Beware of miracle diets

AFTER the big meals and booze of Christmas many of us make New Year's resolutions to lose weight and eat more healthily - but...

Good news for Costa tourism

Russian tourists seek alternative destinations SOCIAL and political tensions in Turkey, Egypt and the rest of North Africa are diverting more Russian tourists to the...

Spain registers highest ever reduction in unemployment

  The number of unemployed people registered at the country’s job centres in 2015 fell by 354,203 to a total of 4,093,508. This was the highest...

Bulls in court

Legal loopholes means Dénia's Bous a la Mar organisers should face €4.8m fine every summer, says an animal action team ANIMAL protection group PACMA has...

Three Kings delight Costa kids

The Three Kings (Wise Men) paraded through all Costa towns last night (Tuesday) loaded with presents for children and goodies for everyone. Thousands of people...

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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...

Benidorm iconic tower works resume

AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

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...