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MBEs for Costa expats

HER Majesty the Queen has recognised the dedication and service to the British expat community in Spain of three charity volunteers on the Costa...

Spain prepares for ‘no deal’ Brexit

POLITICIANS in Madrid are working on contingency plans for the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union without a deal. Spain has some of...

Elderly expats on the radar

VULNERABLE elderly British expats have been given a helping hand by Jávea town hall in the ground-breaking ‘Radars’ programme aimed at preventing pensioners become...

‘Most Wanted’ arrested in Benidorm

A BENIDORM Christmas holiday ended behind bars for James Connors - the latest 'most wanted' listed by Operation Captura to have been arrested in...

Blaze engulfs three Dénia apartment blocks

AN INFERNO on Dénia's busiest pedestrian street engulfed three blocks and forced over 50 residents out onto the street as 'balls of fire' cascaded...

What about us?

EXPATS could have been excused for thinking that Nero fiddled while Rome burned this week. On the day that the EU issued its no-deal planning...

Police raid pubs showing football

A NATIONWIDE crackdown on businesses showing televised football matches without the proper subscription was carried out by National Police this week. Officers swooped simultaneously while...

Bank on a vote

BRITISH people resident in Spain are advised to ensure they are correctly registered to vote in next year’s local elections in May 2019 if...

Airport security overhaul begins

WORK has begun at Alicante-Elche airport to renew and enlarge security controls for passengers. Twenty-four new automatic boarding pass readers will be installed in the...

Britons return to boost Costa tourism

FOLLOWING a fall in the number of British visitors to the Valencia region earlier this year, the figure shot up in October to provide...

Two kings celebrate 40th anniversary of Spanish Constitution

A unique moment in history was snapped yesterday (Thursday) when two Spanish kings stood together (reigning King Felipe VI and his father King Juan...

‘Concerned’ about British residents

VALENCIA’S president Ximo Puig met the UK’s Ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley and his consular team on Monday. Sr Puig told Mr Manley that he...

Getting ready for a free AP-7 motorway in 2020

REPRESENTATIVES of the Valencia regional government and central government have met for the first time to discuss improvements to the AP-7 motorway access once...

Animal poisoning case shelved

ANIMAL-loving residents in the Marina Alta are up in arms after a decision to 'archive' the case of dozens of dog poisonings in several...

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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...

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...

‘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...