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“They are muderers, all Spain is Barcelona” says King

The Royal House led by King Felipe VI has expressed its most severe condemnation of the Barcelona attacks this afternoon. "They are all murderers,...

Bid to stop taxi sector war

THE REGIONAL parliament has passed a law to regulate ‘vehicles for hire’ (VTC), operated by companies such as Uber and Cabify. A spokesman for the...

Runaway coach kills woman in Benidorm

BENIDORM inhabitants were shocked to hear the news that a Portuguese woman was run over by a bus in one of the town's busiest...

Nationwide taxi strike

A nationwide taxi strike will take place in Spain tomorrow (Tuesday, May 30) and drivers in the majority of resorts - including Benidorm drivers...

Car hire firms on the warpath

CAR rental firms are on the warpath with internet sites offering private car hire between users. Just as taxis fought Uber, and the hotel sector...

Burgled residents’ relief

A resident of Santa Pola has been arrested on suspicion of several burglaries and thefts in the Playa Lisa area. Some locals even went to...

‘El Portet is not a problem’ says Moraira mayor

AS RESIDENTS of El Portet in Moraira took the town hall to court last week regarding the state of the sand in the bay,...

During the war…

ALICANTE city council is offering visitors a chance to go back in time by visiting the Civil War air raid shelters that have been...

Cheaper fuel in Castellón province

TEN petrol stations in Castellón province currently sell diesel for less than 90 cents a litre. In fact, as the price per barrel of Brent...

15 years for British drug baron

BRITISH drug baron Brian Colin Charrington has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison by Alicante provincial court. Charrington was found guilty of drug...

Taxi strike threatens Costa tourism’s main showcase

TAXI drivers on strike in Madrid are jeopardising business for the Costa Blanca tourism sector, complain local delegates to Fitur tourism fair. Cabbies in Madrid...

New minister forced to resign

MAXIM Huerta, the controversial new culture and sports minister appointed by PM Pedro Sánchez was forced to resign on Wednesday over a past tax...

Last chance for housing estate builders

DEVELOPERS who want to build 7,000 homes on the last remaining wide open space for construction in Torrevieja are to be given an ultimatum...

Costa property sales continue to rise

THE Costa Blanca property market continues hits healthy trend and sales for the first quarter of 2016 are 15% higher that the same period...

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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...

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