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Zapatero says that 'House prices are Aznar's biggest failure'
Politics Sun, Oct 19, 2003

Zapatero says that 'House prices are Aznar's...

The Secretary General of the PSOE, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, stated today in Córdoba that house prices are “Aznar´s biggest failure” because “he has allowed, tolerated and encouraged prices to increase to...

Gold medal for Torrevieja mayor
Politics Fri, Oct 17, 2003

Gold medal for Torrevieja mayor

Last week Torrevieja mayor Pedro Hernández and police councillor Pedro Valero presided over a ceremony to honour Santo Arcángeles Custodio, patron saint of the police. Over 70 police officers were at the police...

Politics Fri, Oct 10, 2003

PSOE headquarters to be meeting place for locals

The PSOE headquarters in Torrevieja are to open their doors to encourage locals to use the facilities as a meeting place where ideas and suggestions can be exchanged. Ángel Giménez, Secretary General of the PSOE in...

Ex-mayor of Burgos dies, aged 67
Politics Fri, Oct 3, 2003

Ex-mayor of Burgos dies, aged 67

Valentín Niño Aragón, mayor of Burgos between 1992 and 1999, has died today in this capital aged 67, due to disease. Burgos Town Hall, presided by Juan Carlos Aparicio (PP), has declared two days of official mourning...

Family of dead cameraman meet politicians
Politics Thu, Oct 2, 2003

Family of dead cameraman meet politicians

The family of deceased Tele 5 cameraman, José Couso, shot while he was filming from a Baghdad hotel during the Iraq war, have met all the political opposition parties in the Congress today. The aim of this meeting was...

King receives ambassadors
Politics Thu, Oct 2, 2003

King receives ambassadors

The King of Spain received today in the Royal Palace in Madrid the credentials of six new ambassadors, among them the representative of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, to where the King and Queen will travel on October 23.The...

Politics Wed, Oct 1, 2003

Infantry School to be moved to Cartagena

The San Fernando Infantry School is to be moved to Cartagena (Murcia) from the town of San Fernando in Cádiz. The School has been there since 1879, and the move has caused a considerable uproar because the School has...

El Portet - the row continues
Politics Sun, Sep 28, 2003

El Portet - the row continues

Controversy surrounding Teulada-Moraira town hall’s decision to allow 120 bungalows to be built in El Portet in exchange for a car park and children’s playground continues to grow. Teulada mayor, José Císcar, has...

Voters promised a tax drop by the PP
Politics Fri, Sep 26, 2003

Voters promised a tax drop by the PP

Thanks to tourism and sound business investment, there is more money in the Government’s coffers than ever before, which is good news for tax payers.At a recent meeting of the Autonomous Presidents of the Popular...

British Ambassador visits the Costa Blanca
Politics Fri, Sep 26, 2003

British Ambassador visits the Costa Blanca

On a whistle-stop tour of the Costa Blanca this Tuesday the British Ambassador from Madrid paid a visit to a number of venues to talk to people in the area about issues concerning them.As well as visiting the Lady...

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