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Bascuñana looks for approval on the coast

Emilio Bascuñana, the mayor of Orihuela, joined with coastal associations, residents groups and local citizens on Thursday at a hastily arranged meeting in the...

San Fulgencio mayor suspends plenary to avoid further questions

The PSOE have described as ‘shameful’ the decision of San Fulgencio’s embattled mayor, Carlos Ramírez, to suspend the Council Plenary Session that was due...

“Sham” Citizens say on Orihuela Budget

After what the Federation of Associations of Orihuela Costa reportedly called a total fiasco in relation to the budget of 2016, the municipal government...

Loyalty to convicted mayor rewarded with pay rise

As Secretary of the Asociacion Vecinal MUNA  in San Fulgencio, I feel its right that the residents show their displeasure at the way that...

Horrific Accident: but a defining moment?

A car leaving a remote mountain road (perhaps no more than a single-carriage dirt track) to crash down the mountainside with potentially tragic consequences...

WELCOME TO VOX Spain

New political party expands into Alicante Province VOX is a right wing political party that is now expanding into the Alicante Province. Although it was...

“No impunity for corrupt in Spain” – Rajoy

"In Spain, there is no impunity for the corrupt because it is a country with controls in place, and they are now stricter than...

INVESTMENT IN THE COAST – ORIHUELA COSTA CHEATED AGAIN

The Popular Party/Citizens government has announced a programme of investments to be approved in a plenary meeting of the Orihuela Town Council next week.  ...

PRESIDENT OF VALENCIAN CORTES BACKS TORREVIEJA IN N332 WIDENING SCHEME

The President of the Valencian Cortes, Enric Morera, visited to Torrevieja yesterday (Tuesday) and despite his largely supervisory profile he said that from his...

MAGISTRATE REFUSES BAIL FOR LEADER OF ELCHE YOUNG SOCIALISTS

Just over a week ago, the former leader of Elche’s Young Socialists, Alejandro Diaz, was imprisoned for the possession and distribution of child pornography....

POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN LA VEGA BAJA

Half way through the current municipal term of office there are currently mayors and councillors, either under judicial investigation or awaiting the start of...

MAYO APPOINTED MOJACAR’S FOREIGN RELATIONS COUNCILLOR

Mojácar’s Independent Councillor, Lucas Mayo, has been appointed as Foreign Relations Councillor at the plenary meeting held on June 16. The former Councillor for Foreigners,...

APARICIO REPLACED AS COUNCILLOR FOR SPORT

After two years of "frantic and intense activity" the former councillor for sport, Dámaso Aparicio, who was replaced by the Orihuela mayor at the...

GOVERNMENT TAKES STOCK OF FIRST 100 DAYS

The Government Spokesperson, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, took stock of the first 100 days of a legislature which, in his opinion, has been characterised...

TRUMP TELLS RAJOY OF COMMITMENT TO NATO

The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, spoke by phone on Tuesday evening with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. The two...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASED TO 23.50 EUROS PER DAY

From 1 January 2017 the Council of Ministers has raised the National minimum wage to 707.70 euros per month, an 8% rise. It also...

CAROLINA GRACIA: “ANOTHER YEAR WASTED UNDER BASCUÑANA”

Socialist spokeswoman Carolina Gracia ended her political year on Friday by stating that it had been "another year lost by the municipal management" stating...

CONTINUOUS NEGLECT OF CULTURE ON THE ORIHUELA COSTA

As volunteers are continually forced to clean and to man the Orihuela Costa reading point, because of a lack of council staff, CLARO have...

GUARDIA BANNED FROM DAYA NUEVA GYMNASIUM

Council staff in Daya Nueva have refused to all officers from the Guardia Civil to use their local gymnasium. They say that as they...

U.P. SEEKS INFO ON CAMPOVERDE HEALTH CENTRE

The municipal group of the Unión Pilareña (UP) has accused the Pilar government of a lack of transparency regarding the project to refurbish and...

PP LEADER WALKS OUT OF LOS MONTESINOS PLENARY

The leader and spokesman of the opposition Partido Popular (PP) Los Montesinos, Pascual Simón, walked out of last week’s council plenary meeting in protest...

TONY BLAIR: BREXIT CAN BE STOPPED IF BRITONS CHANGE THEIR MINDS

Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has said that Britain's exit from the EU can be stopped if Britons were to change their minds. In...

SPANISH ECONOMY CREATES ALMOST HALF A MILLION JOBS

According to the national accounting data for the third quarter of the year published by the National Statistics Institute, the Spanish economy is maintaining...

JILL STEIN RAISES OVER $2 MILLION TO REQUEST US ELECTION RECOUNT

Presidential candidate for the Green party, Jill Stein, has raised over $2 million in an online fundraising page which is asking for donations towards...

ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES PROMPT CALL FOR RECOUNT IN KEY US STATES

Hillary Clinton has been urged to call for a recount of the US presidential election votes in key states in case foreign hackers were...

@Nigel_Farage ATTACKS DOWNING STREET RESPONSE TO @realDonaldTrump AMBASSADOR TWEET

Nigel Farage has attacked Downing Street following Theresa May's comments that there was "no vacancy" for the role of UK Ambassador to the US. His...

SPAIN AND GERMANY WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ON EUROPEAN PROJECT

Following the bilateral meeting held in Berlin with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, the President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, underlined the unquestionable commitment...

FACEBOOK: NOW ZUCKERBERG IS ALTRUISTIC AS HE DONATES $ 3 BILLION...

After his first daughter was born, Mark Zuckerberg donated $ 45 billion. This figure went to the founding of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a project...

NICOLAS SARKOZY TRUMPED BY FRANCOIS FILLON AND SIGNALS WITHDRAWAL FROM FRENCH...

Ex-President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been beaten in the contest for a centre-right presidential candidate. His defeat signals his withdrawal from politics in...

ANGELA MERKEL SEEKS FOURTH TERM AS GERMAN CHANCELLOR

Angela Merkel has announced that she will be seeking a fourth term as Chancellor of Germany in the elections due to take pace in...

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