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Belt-up! or get ‘snapped’

THE DGT traffic department have put into operation new cameras that can control the use of seat belts. A total of 225 strategically placed cameras...

Sergio García gets green jacket

Castellón-born golf player Sergio García made Spanish sporting history on Sunday by winning the Augusta Masters - 18 years after the last Spaniard (Olazabal)...

Football in the dock

PLAYERS and staff at an Alicante football club stand accused of involvement with an international match-fixing syndicate after their team lost a game 12-0...

Unemployment drops again in March

The number of unemployed workers in Spain dropped by 48.559 last month (March) according to figures released today by the National Statistics Inistitute (INE). The total...

Brexit triggered – ‘Now get us a good deal’ say expats

EXPATS have had their say after the UK government triggered Article 50 on Wednesday to start the process of leaving the European Union. Now there...

Toll-free AP-7 will not keep lorries out of Oliva

By Samantha Kett A MOTORWAY exit in Oliva badly needed to stop the N-332 clogging up through town is unlikely to be built in time...

Alleged Valencia jihadist arrested

By Joe Wickman A MIDDLE-AGED man has been arrested in Benetússer (Valencia) accused of being an active recruiting member of ISIS. National Police officers arrested the...

Spain stands with London

PRIME Minister Mariano Rajoy has sent a telegram to his British counterpart Theresa May expressing his support for the UK in the wake of...

Brexit date set

The British government has announced it will invoke article 50 triggering the Brexit process on Wednesday March 29. Theresa May thus fulfils her promise...

Call for caution over ETA disarmament

Government officials are calling for caution following the news that Basque terrorist group ETA is preparing a disarmament announcement for April 8 according to...

Valencia on fire

Thousands of Fallas monuments were burning throughout the streets of the Valencia region on Sunday night in the traditional 'Cremá' (burning). By this morning,...

Fallas finally here

Despite delays in erecting the papier-mâché effigies due to the bad weather conditions earlier this week, fallas are now in place in main towns....

UK Most Wanted arrested in Benidorm

National Police have arrested 25-year-old Gareth Bryan Edwards - one of the UK's 10 Most Wanted men to appear in Operación Captura this year -...

British Consulate and car hire firms battle break-ins

THE British Consulate in Alicante has joined forced with Costa care hire firms to fight break-ins of rental car vehicles. Last year in the Alicante...

Strike causes grief

A STRIKE by air traffic control (ATC) staff in France has caused woe once again for passengers flying between Spain and the UK. Hundreds of...

‘British expats’ rights are a top priority in the Brexit process’

'We want a good deal for British expats in Spain as soon as possible in the Brexit talks" Her Majesty's Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley...

“We’re a proper family at last!”

Benidoleig mums Brenda Kelleher and María José Torres are celebrating at last: a judge in Madrid has allowed their third baby to be registered...

Carnivals shun sexist and homophobic costumes

WOMEN dressed as nurses and schoolgirls and men as doctors and teachers, or females in low-cut tops or short skirts will not win any...

Man attacked and killed by neighbours’ dogs

THE Guardia Civil are investigating the death of a farmer, aged 66, who was allegedly set upon and killed by a neighbours dogs while...

Suspected Jihadist woman arrested

A SPANISH woman was arrested as a suspected jihadist on Wednesday at an apartment block in Alicante city, as part of a nationwide anti-terrorism...
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