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Protected animals ‘stuffed’ in Alicante

AN EIGHT-month investigation by the Guardia Civil in Alicante province into the illegal trade of animals has led to the seizure of more than...

Mayors take their bow

TWO well-known Costa mayors in towns with large expat populations will not be standing for reelection in the May local elections. Calpe mayor César Sánchez...

Healthcare ‘guaranteed’ for expats

Puig confirmed this week that British residents will maintain their right to free healthcare in the Valencia region in any Brexit scenario. Speaking at a...

Guardia Civil arrest boyfriend of woman slain in Planes

GUARDIA Civil officers have arrested the 34-year-old partner of Sheila, a 29-year-old mother of five children, after she was found dead with her throat...

Thousand walk – and raise thousands – against Cancer

Over 4,500 people took part in the tenth annual ‘Walk against Cancer” in La Nucia last Sunday morning, a thousand more than last year! The...

Stitch in time saves a life

EMERGENCY service volunteers received a donation of essential new kit just 24 hours before putting the defibrillator into service and saving a driver’s life...

Voting legislation back in Commons

THE long-awaited legislation giving British expats across the globe a 'lifelong' right to vote in parliamentary elections returns to the House of Commons in...

Residents uproar over urinating cyclists

FOLLOWING last week’s prestigious Costa Blanca Bike Race, residents in La Cala have been left appalled at scenes they witnessed from the cyclists. The last...

Costa marches on Madrid

These Costa ladies were part of the Moors and Christians parade that invaded Madrid's Calle Preciados on the way to the famous Puerta de...

Taxi war hits Madrid hard

GETTING to and around Madrid has been a nightmare this week as taxi drivers protesting against private car and driver regulations has literrally sieged...

Mark seizes golden opportunity

OLYMPIC hero Mark Colbourne MBE plans to put down roots on the Costa Blanca after falling in love with the area - and help...

Jávea road ‘block’

OVERTAKING has been outlawed on the busy road linking the coastal town of Javea with the main N-332 national highway. Workmen are installing a double...

Spain mourns two-year-old Julen

The funeral for two-year-old Julen Rosello was held in Málaga yesterday (Sunday) marking the end of two-week ordeal that began when the little boy...

Costa expats speak out on Brexit

FOR MANY weeks now readers have voiced their opinion on Brexit, mainly in our Letter to the Editor section. This week we have taken...

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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...