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Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain

Hugh Elliott has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Spain and Non-Resident Ambassador to Andorra in succession to Mr Simon Manley CMG. Hugh is currently...

Evidence mounts up despite denial by Orihuela Mayor

The Orihuela PSOE spokeswoman, Carolina Grace, has requested the resignation of the mayor Emilio Bascuñana after new information came to light regarding his claims...

Protest brings over 800 onto the streets in San Miguel

A march held in San Miguel de Salinas at the weekend demonstrated overwhelmingly the passionate objections felt by more than 800 people against the...

CLARO demand construction of cultural centre in Orihuela Costa.

Orihuela is a large municipality with 27 villages and a consolidated urban centre and Orihuela Costa, (the coast), demographically and economically booming. The total population...

No to Gypsum Mine in San Miguel

The Asociacion de Vecinos of San Miguel de Salinas held a public meeting on Monday morning after news was released relating to the purchase...

30,000 People but still no Cultural Centre

Saturday 6th October, C.L.A.R.O.  The independent political party for Orihuela Costa organised a ‘clean up campaign’ at Zenia Boulevard followed by a demonstration for...

Making a stand can bring rewards

Having the courage to confront injustice is never easy. Perversely, the often long and difficult journey makes as many enemies as friends, and the...

More homes to be regularized in Cantoria

More homes in the town of Cantoria can now be regularised as the town hall responds to pressure from the Partido Popular in opposition...

Fears of a ‘no deal’ Brexit causing sleepless night for ex-pats...

By Michael Doherty, Woodbrook Group CEO    LACK of clarity about the terms of Brexit is causing huge concern to British industry, commerce and to the...

CLARO demand better treatment for the Orihuela Costa

On Monday 10th September Roman Jimenez, President of C.L.A.R.O, handed a 28 page appeal to the local Government against the unfair Orihuela / Orihuela...

Those affected by irregular houses are travelling urgently to the Andalusian...

Next Wednesday, 26th September, is the date set for a vote, in the Andalusian Parliament, on the amendment requested by those affected by irregular...

Mayor criticises Consell over Emergency Centre delays

The mayor of Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana has once again criticised the delay in the construction of La Zenia Emergency Centre. He has urged the...

Minister to answer questions about Dubious University degree

The Spanish press are reporting that the Minister of Health, Carmen Montón, (PSOE) obtained her master's degree in gender studies in 2011, without attending...

Bascuñana survives a vote of ‘No Confidence’

Minister says there are grounds to investigate mayor PSOE fail with a vote of no confidence The soap opera that is the working life...

Torrevieja mayor meets with British residents

The mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, held a meeting on Wednesday morning with a wide representation of British residents who live in the...

Multi coloured crossings cause turmoil in City Hall

Repainted overnight, a dozen multi-coloured zebra crossings lasted less than 12 hours The deputy mayor, Rafael Almagro, has ordered the immediate repainting to white of...

Deposed Prime Minister takes up post in Santa Pola

At the age of 63, as many of us are looking forward to retirement, Mariano Rajoy, who until 3 weeks ago was one of...

Andalusian Planning Awards the Law Breaker

After having spent the last two years fighting to finish the regularisation of houses that were built illegally and later sold to innocent buyers...

Indignation at latest delay in completing Orihuela Costa Emergency Services Centre

CLARO Press Release....... The announcement that the sorely needed Emergency Services Centre in Orihuela Costa was to be further delayed was met with disbelief and...

Eleven Women and One Astronaut

No, it is not the latest hot, porn movie or a march for equality, but the rather impressive line-up of cabinet members announced by...

Ciudadanos threaten to pull out of coalition in protest of mayor’s...

The Ministry of Health has opened an investigation to ascertain whether the mayor of Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana (PP), a doctor by profession, did not...

Consell report opens door to build on Cala Mosca

Within a month we should know the fate of the last kilometre of unconstructed land on the Orihuela in Cala Mosca after the Consell...

Spain Expat calls for representation in UK Parliament

It’s by no means the first time that such an appeal has been made but Alastair Stewart, an Expat teacher who currently resides for...

Rajoy goes on the offensive in Alicante

Despite the problems faced by Spain’s ruling conservatives in Madrid following the resignation of the regional premier Cristina Cifuentes over a scandal involving a...

Final Curtain for San Fulgencio mayor

Carlos Ramírez, mayor of San Fulgencio, has, at long last, called a Council Emergency plenary session for Wednesday 2nd May at which it is...

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...

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