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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...

Hitman’s extradition holds up cheated wife murder case

A MURDER trial against a Swiss woman who hired three hitmen to kill her husband's lover has been put back due to delays in...

Spain is winning war against road deaths

THE NUMBER of people killed during 2015 in road traffic accidents in the Valencia region fell by 11% on the previous year, according to...

New lease of life for abandoned hotel

BENIDORM town hall has received notification of the basic project to build a four star hotel on the site of the abandoned and burnt...

Public transport fares frozen

THE regional government in Valencia has decided to freeze the cost of public transport in 2016, in order to promote its better use by...

Prescription charges axed

FULL details of the regional government’s plan to scrap copayment for prescription charges for pensioners and the disabled from January 1 were announced on...

All so innocent

ANYBODY visiting Ibi on Monday could be forgiven for thinking the whole town had been afflicted by some kind of mass insanity as oddly...

Bankia sets new cash point charge

Bankia announced this week that it is levying a charge of €0,98 on anybody that uses its cash point machines if their credit or...

Conservatory hits wrong note

Multi-million-euro music teaching facility has a number of deficiencies By Dave Jones JUST when residents may have thought the scandals surrounding Torrevieja’s public buildings had run...

Benidorm main street to undergo revamp

The council has announced that its 2016 budget will be presented at the next full council meeting during the first week of January. Mayor Toni...

Airport access upgrade approved

The public works ministry in Madrid has approved the project to upgrade the N-338 which links the N-332 with the main Alicante ring road...

Rocking for charity

A BOXING Day rock festival will bring some of the top local and national bands and solo artists Gandia to raise money for children...

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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...