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Bustling Easter, booming trade and blossoming Mojacar

Once again Mojacar has excelled itself with the beautiful village recording the busiest Semana Santa holiday period for quite some time. Tourist industry insiders...

Brits will never quit Costa Blanca and prove it by the billions

The Costa Blanca never did depend for its survival on bricks, mortar and property sales. Tourism and even agriculture saw it through the darkest...

Parents and pupils step up for charity

CHARITY and goodwill for one’s neighbours are at the very heart and soul of all communities and the Costa del Sol is no different,...

The culture of greed and selfishness

If this is human nature, how do you control it? What is it about some of today’s politicians, bankers, charity bosses and other heads...
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You know it makes sense

MY observation is proven to be utterly correct A few months ago, on my Facebook page someone posted a photo of Donald Trump. The...
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Ronnie Corbett has died aged 85

ONE of the UK´s most popular entertainers and personalities, Ronnie Corbett has died.  Corbett´s publicist announced his death on the morning of Thursday 31...
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British couple arrested in Spain after trying to rescue abused donkey

A BRITISH couple, who run a small dedicated charity devoted to rescuing abused animals across Europe, have been arrested and charged in Pinoso, Alicante...
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Donald Trump’s continued controversy – ban abortions and punish women for them

NEVER far from controversy, Donald Trump has yet again sparked an outcry by voicing his opinions on abortions. He stated that the US should...
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Primark on the verge of dominating Spanish market

PRIMARK is now the second largest clothing franchise in Spain having made its presence felt across Inditex territory, notching up a huge 20 per...

Irishman dies in Torremolinos swimming pool

A YOUNG Irish man died in Torremolinos on March 30 after falling into a swimming pool. Apparently the man drowned but it will still...
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Government looking for a steely response

TALKS regarding the UK steel industry are to kick off today in government as Prime Minister David Cameron and his ministers try to guarantee...
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Leonard Berney liberator of Belsen

Coming to terms with the death of a loved one can be very stressful at the best of times, but to then read in...
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Gary Neville sacked from Valencia after disastrous spell

AFTER less than four months in charge, Gary Neville has been sent packing by the Valencia hierarchy. An official announcement was made on March...
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Uber taxi service returns to Spain

DISCOUNT taxi service Uber may have been given the boot from Spain once, but through a legal loophole the US-based company has managed to...
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Minister for Education promotes Gibraltar Backgammon Championship in Copenhagen

THE MINISTER for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, took part in the Nordic Backgammon Open held over the Easter weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Nordic...
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Pablo Iglesias may step aside in order to allow a government to be formed

AFTER a meeting which took about two hours between the leaders of PSOE and Podemos on March 30, Pablo Iglesias has indicated that if...
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Holland edge out England on night of friendly fixtures

AN ENTERTAINING evening of international fixtures was seen as an opportunity for the summer’s Euro 2016 contenders to test their mettle with their probing...
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LAPD police captain accuses Sir Elton John of groping him

A CAPTAIN in the Los Angeles police department has accused Sir Elton John of groping him while he worked on the British legend’s security...