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Holiday rental websites under fire

THE VALENCIAN government has triggered new action which could result in huge fines for holiday rental sites such as popular Airbnb that have not...

The cost of Brexit

THE EU is set to impose new border controls which could affect British citizens travelling to Europe from a post-Brexit UK. These include an entry-exit...

Illegal letting purge

TOWN halls and Local Police forces are being incorporated into the regional government’s fight against the illegal letting of holiday homes and apartments. Torrevieja, Alfaz...

Successful move of Altea market

The Tuesday market in Altea - one of the most popular in the area - opened successfully in its now location on Tuesday. While the...

Boat people reach the Costa

GUARDIA Civil had their hands full this week chasing scarpering migrants who arrived at a number of points along the Costa Blanca and Costa...

Torremolinos PGOU paves way for mega-mall

By Oliver McIntyre THE Torremolinos town council on Tuesday gave initial approval to the town's local development plan (PGOU), which lays out future land use and...

Weather chaos

Very strong winds and persistant downpours are causing road chaos, damage and power cuts in the Marinas Alta and Baja. Altea, Javea and Calpe...

UK Most Wanted arrested in Alfaz

NATIONAL police today (Thursday) reported the arrested of one of the UK's Most Wanted men listed on a previous Operation Captura. Report released by Europa...

Three metre shark washed up in Calpe

A FATHER and daughter, who were walking their dog, discovered the remains of a large shark washed up near Calpe rock last week. The...

Drunk and drugged driver kills three cyclists

A woman who later tested positive for drugs and alcohol ran over a group of cyclists on the N-332 between Jávea and Oliva yesterday...

Ryanair crew to strike in Spain

SPANISH Ryanair crew are poised to go on strike after the company announced their intention of closing three Spanish bases – Las Palmas on...

Spain wants health deal for British OAPs

THE SPANISH government is bidding to ensure that British pensioners living in the country can continue to have their healthcare costs paid by the...

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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...