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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...

Pandering to the mob

The home secretary Sajid Javid has shown appalling lack of judgment by using a dog whistle tactic straight out of the far right’s playbook....

Your Christmas Day wines here!

Wow – where did that go? Another year has gone by and here I am once again writing about wines that I’d recommend to...

Go slow over sewage plant solution

THE €6.6 MILLION plan to link the under pressure sewage works at Orihuela Costa to the plants at Torrevieja and Pilar de la Horadada...

Sea food seized

HALF a tonne of swordfish and octopus that was unfit for human consumption has been seized by Guardia Civil at Alicante and Santa Pola...

Coin forgers face charges

FIVE people have been arrested for forging €2 coins in Elche and Alicante, revealed the National Police. During the police operation, officers recovered more than...

Traffic law in English

THE FIRST complete English language translation of Spanish traffic law has been made available as a free e-book by the N-332 association, set up...

Benidorm island disappears

Benidorm island 'disappeared' yesterday (Tuesday) as a cloud of mist covered the bay. It also entered the resort leaving only the tips of skyscrappers...

British boost for Costa tourism

Buoyed by an increase in the number of British visitors, the Valencia region’s tourism industry had a booming October. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Cartagena’s gladiatorial past unearthed

THREE Roman vaults have been found during the excavation of Cartagena’s bullring, which was built on top of a Roman amphitheatre. They were discovered under...

Flooding repair cash at last

A TOTAL of €1,581,600 has finally been released by the national government to help Los Alcázares to repair public facilities and infrastructure seriously damaged...

Regional ballot blow for PSOE

The PSOE party won the regional elections in Andalucía, but has very little chance of staying in power in the region it has ruled...

Celebrated architect wants his money back

AWARD-winning Japanese architect Toyo Ito is asking Torrevieja town hall to refund the deposit he put down to construct the ill-fated spa complex on...

Virgin beach plan anger

ECOLOGISTS have presented objections to a project to restore the environment by El Saladar de Agua Amarga beach, which stands between the runways of...

Three cheers for Piers

I don’t always agree with Piers Morgan but in his spat with the pop group Little Mix, he was spot on for criticising a...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Paying for Brexit bigtime

Warning of thing to come?

Polluted mining sites

In reply to John Smith

‘Over use’ of rubbish hut

Cabanyal resurgence

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Three cheers for Alicante wine

THE FIGURES from this year’s grape harvest show that Alicante wine is on the up again, following last year’s poor yield. Full report in Friday’s...