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CSI comes to Alicante University

July 21, 2014 No comments

CSI comes to Alicant…

Anyone interested in crime series on the television cannot have failed to have noticed the enormous increase in series featuring forensic science with possibly the Amer...

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Magaluf's debauched reputation set to stay despite crack down

July 21, 2014 No comments

Magaluf's debauched …

With 1 million British visitors worth an estimated €800m a year, businesses are reluctant to deter fun-seekers from visiting the Spanish holiday resort of Magaluf. It i...

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Spaniards prefer to go to United Kingdom for work

July 21, 2014 No comments

Spaniards prefer to …

The country that most Spaniards want to emigrate to and work in is the United Kingdom according to statistics from a survey conducted last year by ADECCO, a company tha...

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May 12, 2014

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I think one of the most difficult sections on any restaurant’s menu is often the dessert area. If it is a Span...

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February 24, 2014

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There's always some debate around whether or not having regular Skincare Treatments is worth our time and mone...

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Orihuela introduces logo against gender violence

July 21, 2014 No comments

Orihuela introduces logo against gender violence

The Councillor for Equality, Emilio Zaplana, has presented a campaign against gender violence that will take place in the municipality of Orihuela. This campaign focuses on the inclusion of a newly cr...

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Nine year old girl donates hair to the Little Princess Trust

July 21, 2014 No comments

Nine year old girl donates hair to the Little Princess Trust

Bryan and Marie O’Leary who live in El Chaparral, Torrevieja have a nine-year-old granddaughter Olivia Massey who lives in Rainham, Kent. Olivia recently made the pages of her local newspaper the Medw...

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Guardamar gets grant to upgrade the High Street

July 21, 2014 No comments

Guardamar gets grant to upgrade the High Street

Guardamar City Council has been awarded a grant to renovate part of its High Street at the Calle San Jaime intersection and taking in the pedestrian square. The government team will be given an invest...

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Large shoals of fish cause cancellation of Fiesta events

July 21, 2014 No comments

Large shoals of fish cause cancellation of Fiesta events

The fiesta of the Virgen del Carmen is one of the most important fiestas in Torrevieja as she is the patron saint of fishermen and of the town. The main event of the fiesta week occurred last Wednesda...

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Torrevieja celebrates Virgen del Carmen

July 21, 2014 No comments

Torrevieja celebrates Virgen del Carmen

The bells of the Inmaculada Church rang out as the statue of the Virgen del Carmen was carried through the doors of the church and down the steps on the shoulders of costaleros from the Fishermen’s an...

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Huge traffic jams expected to continue

July 14, 2014 No comments

Huge traffic jams expected to continue

Tailbacks of up to 20 kilometres have been reported on Spain's motorways as the first flood of tourists hit the coasts, and more are set to follow between now and the weekend. Long queues were seen la...

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Russian tour operators set up in Guardamar

July 14, 2014 No comments

Russian tour operators set up in Guardamar

Guardamar is to house the headquarters of the Russian tour operator BSR Group for the provinces of Alicante and Murcia. The Group represents 160 travel agencies located throughout the Russian Federati...

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Bay Radio Charity Awards

February 24, 2014 No comments

Bay Radio Charity Awards

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, How do you say thank you to the hundreds of people who dedicate themselves to helping others? Bay Radio and the community want to show how grateful they all are to the self sacri...

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Autumn at Terra Natura

October 21, 2013 No comments

Autumn at Terra Natura

The slight change in the weather is a sure signal that autumn is on the way and whilst we dig out our duvets and stew recipes the animals at Terra Natura are also gearing up for the change in season. ...

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Beach fair with a difference in Jávea Port

August 26, 2013 No comments

Beach fair with a difference in Jávea Port

The craft fair that is being held on the sea front in the port of Jávea has turned into an extra attraction for the Spanish and foreign visitors to this part of town.  Up to 20 stalls offer jewellery,...

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June 13, 2013 No comments

Cash not welcome for traffic fines

Earlier this year, new legislation governing the payment of fines for traffic offences was introduced in Spain. According to the new law, drafted and passed by the Spanish Directorate-General of Traff...

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Licence loophole drives expats around the bend

June 13, 2013 No comments

Licence loophole drives expats around the bend

Law-abiding expats who need to change their driving licence from an English to a Spanish one are going round in circles between Trafico and the DVLA - and its driving them to distraction. It appears t...

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Pet passport legislation broadened

June 13, 2013 No comments

Pet passport legislation broadened

The legislation which governs limitations on the transporting of pets throughout the EU was broadened this week.  Changes include the removal of a five pet per person limit – if the owner can prove th...

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CSI comes to Alicante University

July 21, 2014 No comments

CSI comes to Alicante University

Anyone interested in crime series on the television cannot have failed to have noticed the enormous increase in series featuring forensic science with possibly the American CSI series starting the who...

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Magaluf's debauched reputation set to stay despite crack down

July 21, 2014 No comments

Magaluf's debauched reputation set to stay despite crack down

With 1 million British visitors worth an estimated €800m a year, businesses are reluctant to deter fun-seekers from visiting the Spanish holiday resort of Magaluf. It is 3am and the party is in full s...

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Spaniards prefer to go to United Kingdom for work

July 21, 2014 No comments

Spaniards prefer to go to United Kingdom for work

The country that most Spaniards want to emigrate to and work in is the United Kingdom according to statistics from a survey conducted last year by ADECCO, a company that specialises in human resources...

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Spanish women athletes slam handball bikini rules

July 21, 2014 No comments

Spanish women athletes slam handball bikini rules

Spanish women athletes criticise European Handball Federation regulations forcing them to wear skimpy bikinis. The sportswomen are angry about European handball rules that force female players to wear...

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Hidden Cash hunt causes 2000 euro clean-up bill

July 21, 2014 No comments

Hidden Cash hunt causes 2000 euro clean-up bill

Authorities in Malaga are considering seeking damages against the organisers of ‘Hidden Cash’, after a recent scramble to find 700 euros hidden in the city resulted in a 2,000 euro clean-up bill. Last...

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San Fermin bull running ends with eight gorings, 26 fines and a ‘Selfie’

July 21, 2014 No comments

San Fermin bull running ends with eight gorings, 26 fines and a ‘Selfie’

The running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival continues to attract people from all around the world wishing to take part in this display, at least in their minds, of masculine and feminine brava...

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Let them eat insects

May 27, 2013 No comments

Let them eat insects

By the year 2050 forecasters believe the world population will have risen to nine billion. To accommodate all these mouths current food production will need to almost double. A United Nations report r...

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Crisis leads us to have fewer children

April 19, 2013 No comments

Crisis leads us to have fewer children

  According to the latest figures from the EU, the population growth has seen decreases since the crisis took effect. According to the European Commission's latest quarterly report on the social situ...

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The H Factor

April 05, 2013 No comments

The H Factor

Have you got the H Factor? This is the challenge being issued by Torrevieja’s Habaneras Shopping Centre which this week launched a new competition aimed at children aged between four and 16 –Factor H....

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Spain challenged in world wine list

April 05, 2013 No comments

Spain challenged in world wine list

Spain's hold on the global wine market could be challenged by new wine-producing regions that were once unsuitable for production.  By 2050 shoppers could be stopping off at Ikea to buy fine wine made...

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Rockabilly Rave for AFA

April 05, 2013 No comments

Rockabilly Rave for AFA

Saturday night’s alright for Rockin’ and a Rollin’ with The Red Tops on April 13th at Restaurante Los Rosales in Guardamar. The live six piece band takes their Rockabilly, R and B and Rock ‘n Roll inf...

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A different side to London

April 05, 2013 No comments

A different side to London

A new tongue-in-cheek map describes London's boroughs by the first coherent result in Google's auto-complete function.The map has been published on the Londonist website, which states: “Just for a gig...

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Cooking with CoastRider

July 21, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

This week’s recipe continues the theme of providing dishes during the summer which are flavoursome but require minimal or simple cooking. The one I have chosen for this week I came across recently in ...

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Cooking with CoastRider

July 14, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

Light, refreshing, tasty and filling without being over facing. That sounds like just the job for a summer main meal. So for this week’s recipe I turn to a favourite ‘filler’ of mine that has become e...

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Cooking with CoastRider

July 07, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

Unless you are a committed ‘cook-a-holic’ the ideal option for cooking at home is to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible and yet be able to produce superbly flavoured and tasting dishes ad...

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Cooking with CoastRider

June 23, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

As we move towards the peak summer months so the temperature increases (we hope) and usually at the same time does the humidity unfortunately. It can be a time when appetites start to become jaded and...

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Cooking with CoastRider

June 16, 2014 No comments

Cooking with CoastRider

Having mentioned in last week’s column that the egg whites for the meringues had come from separating them from yolks I used to make ice cream I thought this week I would actually give you the recipe ...

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Local author pens true crime book

June 10, 2014 No comments

Local author pens true crime book

Are you interested in true life crime? Would you like to find out more about some of the most highly publicised crimes ever committed in Great Britain? Are you curious about the UK’s most notorious mu...

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Add some sparkle to you kitchen with Kitchens Plus

June 16, 2014 No comments

Add some sparkle to you kitchen with Kitchens Plus

For many people the kitchen is without doubt the most important room in their house. It is not only where food is prepared but also serves as a social gathering place. Therefore it is worth spending a...

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Alfonso’s opens its doors

June 16, 2014 No comments

Alfonso’s opens its doors

It was a full house inside and out on the sunny terrace recently as new restaurant Alfonso’s hosted its grand opening. Located near Playa Flamenca Town Hall the restaurant has undergone a complete tra...

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The Euro

June 16, 2014 No comments

The Euro

A week after the European Central Bank's announcement of new steps towards quantitative easing investors have at last fallen in with the idea that the measures might mean a lower euro.  The single cur...

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Pinky offers latest look for Eyebrows!

June 02, 2014 No comments

Pinky offers latest look for Eyebrows!

During her 24 years’ experience in Threading, Pinky has become the expert on creating stunning eyebrows. Her reputation for making eyes look, bigger, younger and more beautiful is second to none and n...

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Dear Laura

June 02, 2014 No comments

Dear Laura

GEMINI - May 22 - June 21 - You have now realized that to make progress, you are going to have to approach life very differently & that does involve putting effort in too.  By the 8th, you come to...

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Aunty Virus

June 02, 2014 No comments

Aunty Virus

Hi Aunty, hope you are ok. A friend is always being asked by others to use her Internet connection and she has just given out the Wi-Fi router number to someone who lets out property in the summer. Is...

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