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Beach sand washes away THREE THOUSAND tonnes of sand used to regenerate Denia’s Blay Beach in June have disappeared. The beach has been eroded by storms and the constant battering of waves.

Voted down THE central parliament in Madrid has voted against declaring Benidorm a ‘tourist municipality’. The status would have brought tax breaks and other benefits to the town.

Airport loss ALICANTE-ELCHE Airport ran at a loss last year for the first time since 2000. Redundancy payouts and one million fewer passengers left it €2.43 million in the red.

La Nucia campaign is looking for €1m boost LA NUCIA now has 20,000 registered inhabitants. The ‘padron’ campaign launched by the town hall in May has paid off. At the beginning of 2012, the town’s population had reached 19,135 but now exceeds 20,000, according to the National Statistics

Institute. Thanks to the padron drive, hundreds more have added their names to the municipal roll. This means that the yearly cash transfer from the central government in Madrid will increase by 4.52 per cent. The next objective is to reach

25,000, which is not an unrealistic one as unofficial estimates place La Nucia’s real population at close to 30,000. Once the municipal roll reaches the magic figure of 25,000, La Nucia will be in line for another €1 million a year.

Banks to pay town hall for giving us cash CAMPELLO TOWN HALL has provisionally agreed to charge banks for ATMs accessed directly from the street. Banks will have to pay €1,000

for each cash machine. They have been given a month to appeal against the decision. The proposal, presented by Campello EU political party, was

backed after modifications by the PSOE, and passed at a plenary meeting in July. “The banks make money by using the public right of way,” they

argued. The new charge would affect eight of the town’s cash machines but not consumers, according to EU spokeswoman, Raquel Perez.


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SEASCAPE: Capturing the moment…

Sea is the subject as artists gather

THE fourth edition of the Painters’ Gathering took place on Albir Beach. It was organised by the ArtAvant association, in conjunction with Alfaz’s Culture and Tourism departments. Painters met to paint their surroundings between 9.30am and 5.30pm. Rain was forecast but failed to materialise. ArtAvant provided the canvases but the artists provided their own paints, brushes and palettes. Technique and the medium chosen were up to the painter.

There were no prizes at the end of the day, apart from the reward of the satisfaction to be found in painting. The pictures will be put on display by the town hall’s Culture department. The ArtAvant association was founded in 2007 and has 21 members who participate in activities including talks, conferences, workshops and exhibitions. It also holds classes for adults and children from October until June in the Casa de Cultura, every Thursday from 5.30pm until 6.45pm.

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NEWS Moonlighting MINISTRY OF LABOUR inspectors detected 2,653 employees working irregularly in Alicante Province between January and August. The State lost €28.1 million in Social Security payments. Must-see LA NUCIA’S El Tossal social centre has been recommended by Japanese travel publication, Transit. It is one of 20 modern and traditional Spanish buildings that tourists should visit, the journal said. Safety first UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE investigators have patented a process for using seaweed as a shock-absorber. Integrated into motorway guardrails it would reduce the risk of injury during collisions. Lured away ALICANTE’S new Luceros line only benefits trade near tram stops, San Vicente businessowners have said. Those further away lose clients to the city centre, they claimed. Going cheap FIVE telescopic passenger gangways formerly used at Alicante airport, which cost €3.5 million, fetched €6,325 as scrap. They no longer serve their purpose, said airport operator AENA.

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Jesus the beach benefactor FOR the past three years, Jesus Jose Cerveto has taken it upon himself to clean Alicante City’s Cantera beach. He lives nearby and visits the small beach between the yacht club and the marina, winter and summer. The 65-year-old keeps it in good order from January to

January, he told the local Spanish media.“I know the council should do it but when they don’t I do it myself. I like things to be clean,” he said, adding: “It’s a good beach and I love it.” The beach-cleaning machines come during the summer but not in winter, he said, which is when

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he comes into his own, removing litter and seaweed. “I swim each day, even in the winter. It does me good and I like coming here because the beach is small, with just four or five of us. It’s very nice so I help out by making sure that it stays that way,” Jesus explained.

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SPANISH bodega has a corking chance of being named the European Winery of the Year. The Marqués de Riscal vineyard in La Rioja has been nominated for the prestigious award by the US Wine Enthusiast magazine. Each year, it honours individuals and companies who have had outstanding achievements in the wine world with the Wine Star Awards. The Spanish winery may be mulling over its chance of winning, but it is facing tough competition from Axa Millesimes (France), Joao Portugal Ramos (Portugal), Produttori del Barbaresco (Italy) and Vins de Michel Gassier (France). The winners will no doubt be raising a glass when they are announced in the special Wine Star Award issue of December 3.

And they will be toasting their success when presented with their Wine Star Award trophies at a gala black-tie dinner in New York City on January 27, 2014. Founded in 1858, Marqués de Riscal winery is the oldest in La Rioja and straddles the line between tradition and innovation. The historic cellars feature the latest technology, the hotel aesthetics are stunning and the highly-rated wines are expressive of classic Rioja winemaking. Last year, Marques de Riscal increased its sales in the US by 5.7 per cent to 129,000 crates. In 1998, Marqués de Riscal became the first winery to combine its production space with leisure and created ‘Wine City’, which aims to promote wine, its history, culture and philosophy.

Busy thieves TEN people have been arrested for stealing branded sportswear, cigarettes and other goods from shops in the Valencia Region, Teruel and Zaragoza. Fast work A TOTAL of 504,000 people used AlicanteMadrid’s high-speed train between June and October. The AVE provided rail operator Renfe with an extra 163,000 passengers during the period.

Quote of the Week THE prosecution is not treating the Infanta Cristina in an unequal or more positive manner’ General State Prosecutor, Eduardo Torres-Dulce, regarding the Noos case in which her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, is charged.

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No elbow room for pupils CALPE needs another secondary school, the town hall has told the regional government. At the moment there are 965 pupils at a school designed for 500.

Oven hazard A DENIA man was treated for smoke inhalation after a faulty microwave caught fire at his fifth-floor flat. Residents were evacuated but returned once the fire was extinguished.

Pared-down THE regional health department will pay €36 million for outsourced maintenance of all its building for three years. The original tender was for €62.5 million.

Compromise BAR-OWNERS will no longer place tables in the plaza belonging to Benidorm’s Rincon Español apartments. Following complaints about noise, they will remain within the arcaded perimeter outside their premises.

Safer route PUPILS can cross their land to reach La Olla school in Altea, property owners have agreed. The alternative is the hard shoulder of the N-322 road.

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per cent of children between 10 and 15 in Spain have access to a mobile phone with internet connection, either their own or their parents’, according to the National Institute of Statistics. Between the ages of 14 and 15, the percentage is as high as 82.

TWO worthless cars in Benidorm’s municipal pound are the responsibility of the Health Ministry. Seized in a 2005 drugs operation, they cannot be scrapped without a court order.

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Rice days spell out paella festival ‘RICE’ conjures up several images in English, but in Spanish ‘arroz’ is shorthand for paella. Benidorm is now holding the second edition of the resort’s Jornadas del Arroz. In other words, it is a paella

festival, conceived to combine and promote the area’s gastronomy and tourism, with 19 restaurants participating in the event. During the recent Valencia Day celebrations, the public were able to

sample a wide variety of the huge range of dishes that come under the heading of paella. Portions were charged at €1 each and the money raised went towards the town’s November fiestas.

Benidorm’s Mayor Augustin Navarro was on hand to dish out the rice, assisted by Tourism Councillor Gema Amor, Fiestas Councillor Cristina Escoda and members of the fiestas’ committee.

GOURMET RACE: Top chef Juan Mari Arzak with the contestants.

All at sea in the cooking stakes THERE are yacht races and there are cooking contests and Teulada-Moraira held

an event to combine the two. The Gourmet Race was organised by Club

Nautico and Teulada Town Hall. As the 26 competing boats sailed the two-hour course, down in each galley the cooks had to prepare a dish based on 300 grammes of monkfish. Once on dry land, the food was tasted and assessed by a jury headed by one of Spain’s most revered and influential chefs, Juan Mari Arzak. The dish produced by the Swiss Hotel Moraira’s boat was declared the winner.


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Granny takes over CHRONIC pain, anxiety, loss of appetite, insomnia and high blood pressure are ‘slave grandparent’ symptoms. And doctors are diagnosing the syndrome with growing frequency in the Valencian Community, warned Maria Jose Fernandez Carbonell, a psychologist at Manises Hospital (Valencia). More grandparents are increasingly affected as working mothers and single parents affected by the economic crisis turn to their own parents for childcare, said Carbonell. The usual profile of a ‘slave grandparent’ is a woman of more than 50 ‘who asks a lot of herself’ and is ‘excessively concerned with her family’s welfare,’ the psychologist said.

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Gender equality comes to Callosa WOMEN were on an equal footing with men for the first time during Callosa’s recent fiestas. The town has been celebrating Moors and Christians fiestas for 153 years, with women playing an increasingly prominent part for the last 30. But although allowed to form their own groups or filaes these have always been part of, and subordinate to, the male companies. The women’s groups are now independent and the final barrier was lifted with the removal of a veto that prevented women from occupying leading roles during the celebrations. In Callosa as elsewhere, Moors and Christians celebrations re-enact a Moorish invasion followed by a mock battle and the Christian band’s

eventual victory. To underline the fiestas’ emancipation, this year’s Christian ambassador was a woman, Ainhoa Lopez Duran.

Coming years could see women as standardbearers or leading the combined troops of either band, Ainhoa said. She had received a

great deal of support, she added, although she was aware that not everyone had supported the decision to have a woman ambassador. “But the fiesta has to

evolve. With as many women as men taking part, it wasn’t logical not to be equal, independent and with the same rights,” she argued.


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Better deal THE Upper Court of Justice (TSJ) has ordered the regional government to pay developers €328,000 for halting the Puertoamor marina in Albufereta.

Polop murder HASSAN ES SAMI, aged 22, has been found guilty of murdering Elena Florentin Dumitrache and her seven-yearold son Contstantine in Polop in July 2011. He received a 36-year prison sentence.

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Treat for film fans BENISSA Town Hall has announced that it will be resuming its cinema season this weekend. The sessions in the Salon de Actos at the Centro Cultural will be held on Saturdays, with two screenings at 7pm and 10pm, and on Sundays at 6pm and 9pm. The season opens with the film El Llanero Solitario (The Lone Ranger), followed by

La Gran Familia Española on October 26 and 27. Tickets cost €4. There is further choice available for cinema fans on October 29, with a screening of 500 Days of Summer, in the original English version. It will be shown in the Salon de Actos at the SEU Universitaria in Calle Purisima 57-59. Entrance is free.


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Police to learn English ALMOST half of Javea’s Local Police have put their names down for an English course. Thirty-five officers will be attending lessons given by a group of volunteers. “Knowledge of English is good, especially in a tourist resort like Javea,” said Public Safety

Councillor Juan Ortola. Javea has a large British community, he said. “Besides,” he added, “the majority of Europeans speak English.” The classes will be held twice a week in the same building as Adult Education (EPA) classes.

Report on crematorium leaked IN exceptional circumstances San Juan’s much-opposed crematorium could pose a health hazard. This was admitted in a report by the regional government’s Health Department leaked to Informacion newspaper. Nevertheless, weather conditions would have to be ‘extremely unfavourable’ and the crematorium furnace would need to be functioning eight hours a day throughout the year, experts said.

ALTEA’S AVENIDA: Usually full of cars, even during siesta-time.

A cautious reception MOVES to convert Altea’s principal shopping street into a pedestrian area have not been welcomed by everyone. Fifteen business-owners expressed their concerns at a meeting with Councillor Jaime Selles.

Most oppose plans to close the road to traffic and want the town hall to reconsider. In the present climate, a change like this would discourage customers and reduce turnover, shopkeepers warned.

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In a league all of their own AN internet dating site has published its own football league table. The site, Ashleymadison.com, has 20 million users in 30 countries and specialises in contacts for married people wanting ‘a discreet adventure’. It has 1,000,000 Spanish users. After carrying out a survey amongst Spanish males, the site compiled a list of first division clubs whose supporters are the most unfaithful to their wives, if not their team. Barcelona-based Espanyol FC headed the list, with fans who claimed to be unfaithful 4.1 times a year.

Next came Real Madrid supporters with an annual 3.84 infidelities. Bronze went to Valencia FC, with male supporters alleging 3.77 ‘adventures’ each year. There is no first division Alicante City team but Elche CF, which ascended last year, is near the bottom of the Ashleymadison list. Its supporters ranked 16th with 1.80 affairs a year. Fans of another Valencia City side, Levante, who claimed to be unfaithful 1.57 times a year occupied 18th place. The most faithful of all were Granada supporters with 0.62 infidelities a year.

Calls for Aguamarga footbridge THREE people have died crossing the AlicanteMurcia line at Aguamarga in the past year. Lola Camacho, whose son Victor and his girlfriend Yoselin died after they were hit by a train in October 2012, is calling for a footbridge over this section of track. Warning notices were erected and part of the line fenced off after the deaths but people still cross it to reach Aguamarga Beach, and an angler was killed by a train there in September.

Cucumber-cool couldn’t cut it A COUPLE were arrested as they left a San Vicente property which they had just robbed. A resident in an adjoining building had been woken by a suspicious-sounding noise at around 2.30am.

“I rang the police after I looked outside and saw the front door ajar and part of the lock on the ground,” he said. A man and woman, aged 40 and 39, were leaving as the police arrived.

Instead of fleeing, they sat on a street bench outside in an attempt to allay suspicions. Checking inside the woman’s bag, however, police found jewellery stolen from the property they had just left.


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Night service restored ONDARA, Pedreguer, Vergel and Gata health centres will once again open at night. The emergency service between 10pm and 8am was withdrawn 15 months ago. Marina Salud, responsible for the Marina Alta’s privatised health

service, must restore night-time attention at the four health centres, said the regional government’s Health Department. Some 14,000 people have signed a petition organised by the Platform for the Defence of

the Public Health System, calling for the cancellation of Marina Salud’s contract. Fourteen Marina Alta town halls have voted to terminate the agreement, a platform spokesman said, with only three in favour of privatisation.

Ozone therapy for fountain PLAZA DE LOS LUCEROS is the heart of Alicante City. It is also at the heart of the June Hogueras fiestas but the imposing fountain at its centre, created from

cast concrete in the early 20th century, is deteriorating. Vibrations from the daily ‘mascletas’ – fireworks’ displays whose object is

noise not colour – have damaged the structure. Cracks are appearing and fragments are falling from the fountain’s columns and embellishments.

To the disgust of residents as well as fiestas organisers, the city hall decreed that another location would have to found for next June’s displays. Meanwhile, the Luceros fountain will undergo a ‘profound restoration’, announced Culture Councillor Miguel Valor. Emarasa, responsible for the upkeep of the city’s fountains, has decided to substitute the chlorine usually added to the water with ‘less aggressive’ ozone.

NEWS Bypass not bypassed IMPROVEMENTS to Benidorm’s bypass will be completed next year, after all. Allocations for widening the N-322 bypass continued until 2018 in the central government’s budget for 2014. This immediately prompted speculation that the project, which began in 2009, would last another five years. The funds beyond 2014 cover final payments and other incidentals, confirmed senator for Benidorm, Agustin Almodobar. “There have been holdups owing to the economic situation and continual delays in payments arising from two disastrous socialist governments,” Almodobar said. “But we can confirm that the Benidorm bypass will be finished and functioning in 2014.”


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Alicante loses out on internal flights ALICANTE-ELCHE AIRPORT has lost another domestic route. The Ryanair link to Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) ceases operating on November 4.

Flights are usually 90 per cent full but Ryanair terminated its agreement with the Galician Regional Government after subsidies were removed. The airport has lost its routes to Zaragoza, Oviedo, Vigo, Menorca, Valladolid and Las Palmas since 2011. Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Palma de Mallorca are now the only domestic destinations available from Alicante-Elche. Air Berlin operates the Palma link for passengers who change planes in Alicante. Aimed at tourist and not domestic flights, the few available seats are expensive. Above all, the AVE highspeed train between Alicante and Madrid is poaching Madrid-bound Iberia Express and Air Nostrum passengers. The first train arrives in Madrid well before the first flight and fares are cheaper.

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Corridor on track THE Mediterranean Corridor linking Spain to Central Europe remains a government priority. From being ‘an idea’, the corridor has become reality, said Ana Pastor, the central government’s Minister of Public Works. The project received a budget of €2.4 billion between 2012 and 2013 and another €1 billion will be spent on rail infrastructure in 2014, the minister pledged. Contracts have been awarded for sections in Tarragona and Valencia, and the ministry is putting the finishing touches to conditions for tenders for the La Encina to Alicante section. Requirements for the Alicante to Cartagena line are now being drafted, Pastor confirmed.


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Train trade boost THE Vossloh plant in Albuixech (Valencia) has won a €250-million order to build 70 locomotives for South Africa. The engines will be built between next year and 2016.

Fine friend A WOMAN of 50 had to be treated for smoke inhalation during a fire inside her Alicante City apartment. It was allegedly started by a neighbour, who is now in custody.

Autumn slump THE Marina Alta has lost all of the employment created in the summer. Ninety-five per cent of the 884 newly-unemployed people worked in the services sector.

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...And then there were six SIX stingrays saved off Valencia Province’s beaches have been returned to the sea. Four were rescued and taken to Valencia City’s oceanographic centre after coming unusually close to shore in August. There are now six at the centre, after two more were born there. One fish was severely wounded by a swimmer who stabbed it with a fishing spear and pulled off its tail. Another beachgoer, Miguel, protected the fish for 20 minutes while waiting for the oceanographic staff to arrive. “People who saw it were crying,” he recalled as he watched the six fish taken out to sea. Although tailless, the injured fish can now feed and swim normally, explained Josep Crespo from the centre.

No hosing-down COMMUNAL rubbish containers are being hosed down in Alicante City streets. This contravenes the contract signed by UTE Alicante, a consortium of four firms headed by developer Enrique Ortiz. Consortium employees have been photographed training high-pressure hoses on the containers.

The practice is a health risk, opposition councillors complained, as dirt and grime are merely transferred from the rubbish containers to the pavements and street. The conditions of the consortium’s 12-year, €435-million contract state that containers must be cleaned and repaired inside its own premises.

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The monster that never was SOMETHING resembling the Loch Ness monster was washed up on the shore in Campello recently. The body of the six-metre-long creature was spotted by a local resident walking

his dog on Amerador beach. “I used to be a fisherman, but I’d never seen anything like it,” he said. “It was white, with no scales, and horns. It looked as though it hadn’t been dead for long,” the resident added. After examining the ‘monster’, Institut d’Ecologia Litoral experts decided that, not unlike a similar find in Almeria last August, they were the decomposed remains of a basking shark. The skull had THE mushroom season has officially begun. There is a disappeared, while only limit, however, to the amount that may be picked on public the spine and fat land and in national parks. remained. The ‘horns’ were This is restricted to six kilos per person per day, the bones that once supported Valencia Government’s Environment Department the muscles of its announced. In protected areas like Sierra de Mariola, Font enormous dorsal fin. Roja, Sierra de Espadan and Macizo de Penyagolosa, the The basking shark, the limit is four kilos. world’s second-largest fish In the Mariola and Font Roja areas, signs warn that after the whale shark, is picking mushrooms is detrimental to the environment if common in the carried out ‘aggressively’. Mediterranean Sea and Present-day foragers are also warned to ensure that they harmless to man, Institut pick only easily-recognised species whose edibility “is experts said. totally guaranteed.”

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Phony doctors TWO thieves dressed as doctors took valuables from A&E cubicles and patients’ rooms late at night, Alicante General Hospital sources have revealed, and it has happened before.

Shoe honour ELDA shoe manufacturers have named television personality Maria Teresa Campos as Spain’s ‘best shod’ for 2013. Last year’s award went to the Duchess of Alba.

Held to account BENITACHELL’S budget was finally approved after Bloc-Compromis councillors left the council chamber during the vote. The mayor, who governs in minority, was expelled from the party earlier this year.


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JAVEA AWARD: Eric Brenner with Balcon al Mar volunteers.

Recognition for Javea group

JAVEA’S Intersociedad de Vecinos Hispanofilos (ISVH) has received a Villa de Javea award. It was founded in 1973 by Swiss and German residents to present a united front during development and construction conflicts. The association gradually expanded to include new arrivals from all nationalities in the Balcon al Mar area, and eventually a permanent office was set up. The group, which is in constant contact with the town hall and police, has also created the Balcon al Mar volunteer fire

service, which has helped to extinguish more than 300 fires. ISVH currently has more than 825 members who collaborate with the Caritas charity, the Apasa animal protection society, the Red Cross and the town hall’s Social Services Department. ISVH typifies those who come to Javea not only to enjoy the area and its people, but also to work for the good of the community, said Javea Mayor Jose Chulvi. “They are an example of solidarity towards others,” he declared to loud applause.

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An autumn clear-up for Benissa stream EIGHT volunteers spent almost five hours clearing part of Benissa’s Barranco de la Solana. They belong to the fire-prevention group, Asociacion Benissera Anti Incendis (ABAI), which usually concentrates on Sierra de Bernia zones within the Benissa boundaries. This time their task consisted of clearing the bed of the Solana stream, which can rapidly become a river during the heavy rainfall that can be expected at this time of the year. The ABAI volunteers pruned trees, removed deadfalls and cleared undergrowth to ensure that the channel was entirely free of plants or rubbish that could hinder the stream’s flow.

HARD WORK: Clearing the Barranco de la Solana. Most of their work was carried out where the channel narrows under the bridge on the Benissa to Bernia road. In all they removed half-a-tonne of plants, weeds and prunings,

together with a further 150 kilos of rubbish. This was later ferried to the Benissa eco-park by a lorry from Benissa Impuls, which also collaborated with the Solana clean-up.

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MADRID’S Barajas airport was used by 11.7 per cent fewer passengers in August. Passenger traffic there has fallen by 20.4 per cent since 2011.

Delivery companies thrown a lifeline Despite the growing importance of direct purchases, transactions between companies provide the bulk of internet-related business. Last year’s total turnover from storing, transporting and distributing goods ordered on the internet rose to €855 million. An 8 per cent overall increase is predicted for this year.

Fertility rates hit by poor economy THE fertility rate of Spanish women has fallen since the crisis. The highest figure during the last decade was 1.36 children for every Spanish woman of child-bearing age, recorded in 2008 by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The higher rate amongst foreign women in Spain was at its greatest in 2002, with 1.86 children per woman. By 2012 the overall fertility rates for both had fallen to 1.28 and 1.54 respectively. The harder a country’s economy is hit, the greater the decrease in fertility, concluded ‘Focus on Spanish society,’ a report from the Funcas think-tank. In 2011, Spanish women who worked had 1.91 children while unemployed women had 0.80, Funcas found. This was in direct contrast to Germany, Austria and Norway with their generous social benefits for families and children. Germany has a fertility rate of 0.88 for women who work and 2.66 amongst those who do not. Funcas also pointed out that Spain has a high proportion of couples in the 25-49 age group where both work full-time and have children under six. Again, this pattern is not repeated in countries like Gemany or Austria.

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Price fixing investigation SPANISH multinational Abengoa, owner of Europe’s biggest bioethanol plant is under investigation by Brussels. It is suspected of possible manipulation of oil and biofuel prices.

Needy growth AN annual report by Catholic charity Caritas claims that more than 6 per cent of Spain’s population lives on €307 a month or less. It adds that the number of ‘severely poor’ people in the country doubled between 2008 and 2012.

AENA spending out of control AENA, Spain’s airport and air navigation operator, spends €863,200 a year on 83 cars for executives. It is one of Spain’s most unprofitable state-owned companies, owing €12.57 billion by the end of 2012. Ten per cent of its staff were made redundant last year. “AENA is outside public control,” said Pere Macias, an MP for CiU in the central

parliament in Madrid. “Its executives act as though they are employed by a private company,” he declared. Last year, prompted by adverse publicity, the company cancelled its Financial Director’s five-year car hire contract. The luxury vehicle with leather upholstery and a silk-lined roof would have cost the company €70,422.

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Online shopping boost TRANSPORT of internet merchandise is throwing a lifeline to the logistics’ sector. Deliveries grew by 7.5 per cent last year compared with 2011. Clothes, household articles, electronic items, IT-related goods and books account for most online consumer purchases.

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C O M PA N Y MMM 3M Co AXP American Express Co T AT&T Inc BA Boeing Co CAT Caterpillar Inc CVX Chevron Corp CSCO Cisco Systems Inc DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and C... XOM Exxon Mobil Corp GE General Electric Co GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc HD Home Depot Inc INTC Intel Corp IBM International Business Machine... JNJ Johnson & Johnson JPM JPMorgan Chase and Co MCD McDonald's Corp MRK Merck & Co Inc MSFT Microsoft Corp NKE Nike Inc PFE Pfizer Inc PG Procter & Gamble Co KO The Coca-Cola Co TRV Travelers Companies Inc UTX United Technologies Corp UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc VZ Verizon Communications Inc V Visa Inc

PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE VOLUME 120.72 75.40 34.20 117.98 85.61 117.67 23.28 57.93 86.95 24.40 160.00 76.32 23.26 186.16 89.45 52.51 94.74 47.29 34.13 73.46 28.72 78.48 37.77 84.66 107.01 74.27 47.09 192.20

+1.38 +0.74 +0.05 -0.92 +0.88 +1.29 +0.27 -0.36 +0.91 +0.15 +1.99 +0.81 +0.155 +1.39 +1.67 -0.01 +0.30 -0.20 +0.37 +0.02 -0.05 +0.59 -0.01 +0.49 +1.09 +0.29 +0.23 +3.17

+1.16% +0.99% +0.15% -0.77% +1.04% +1.11% +1.17% -0.62% +1.06% +0.62% +1.26% +1.07% +0.67% +0.75% +1.90% -0.02% +0.32% -0.42% +1.10% +0.03% -0.17% +0.76% -0.03% +0.58% +1.03% +0.39% +0.49% +1.68%

2.5M 3.9M 23.6M 4.5M 4.1M 6.5M 27.8M 4.5M 12.7M 34.2M 3.1M 6.9M 24.6M 3.2M 8.4M 32.5M 4.1M 10.3M 30.0M 5.4M 24.4M 6.1M 14.3M 1.7M 3.2M 2.9M 11.1M 3.0M

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C H A N G E ( P ) % C H G. 2.62 0.20 -25.00 -4.00 -5.00 3.84 -1.59 3.00 0.01 -45.92

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0.30 0.06 -1.87 -0.25 -0.50 0.19 -0.44 0.35 0.06 -1.85

NET VOLUME 87.38 252.95 32.64 20.28 6.37 16.26 558.01 63.14 10.78 59.07

PRICE

CHANGE NET / %

$ 2.65 $ 47.18 $ 7.10 $ 13.50 $ 2.30 $ 39.11 $ 2.85 $ 7.63 $ 10.90 $ 2.79 $ 23.49

0.52 / +24.41% 8.85 / +23.09% 1.10 / +18.33% 2 / +17.39% 0.30 / +15.00% 5.05 / +14.83% 0.33 / +13.10% 0.86 / +12.70% 1.22 / +12.60% 0.29 / +11.60% 2.32 / +10.96%

$ 10.50 $ 4.26 $ 5.09 $ 8.98 $ 23.07 $ 29.74 $ 14.75 $ 4.89 $ 16.84 $ 3.75 $ 22.77

3.28 / -23.80% 1.15 / -21.26% 1.28 / -20.09% 1.36 / -13.15% 2.87 / -11.06% 3.414 / -10.30% 1.60 / -9.79% 0.51 / -9.44% 1.59 / -8.63% 0.30 / -7.41% 1.80 / -7.33%

Most Advanced China BAK Battery, Inc. SolarCity Corporation Synutra International, Inc. United Online, Inc. Star Scientific, Inc. Spirit Airlines, Inc. China Auto Logistics Inc. Global-Tech Advanced Innovations Inc. Ambac Financial Group, Inc. Celgene Corporation Aratana Therapeutics, Inc.

Most Declined Endocyte, Inc. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Amarin Corporation PLC Mercury Systems Inc Cray Inc NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Silicon Graphics International Corp Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. Micron Technology, Inc. Mecox Lane Limited Myriad Genetics, Inc.

C O M PA N Y Diageo PLC easyJet PLC Eurasian Nat Resources Experian PLC Fresnillo PLC G4S PLC GKN PLC GlaxoSmithKline PLC Glencore Xstrata PLC Hammerson PLC Hargreaves Lansdown HSBC Holdings PLC IMI PLC Imperial Tobacco Group InterContinental Hotels International Consldtd Intertek Group PLC ITV PLC Johnson Matthey PLC Kingfisher PLC Land Securities Group Legal & General Group Lloyds Banking Group London Stock Exchange Marks & Spencer Group Meggitt PLC Melrose Industries PLC National Grid PLC Next PLC Old Mutual PLC Pearson PLC Persimmon PLC Petrofac Ltd Prudential PLC Randgold Resources Ltd Reckitt Benckiser Group Reed Elsevier PLC Resolution Ltd REXAM PLC Rio Tinto PLC Rolls-Royce Holdings Royal Bank of Scotland . Royal Dutch Shell PLC RSA Insurance Group SABMiller PLC Sage Group (The) PLC Sainsbury (J) PLC Schroders PLC Serco Group PLC Severn Trent PLC Shire PLC Smith & Nephew PLC Smiths Group PLC SSE PLC Standard Chartered PLC Standard Life PLC Tate & Lyle PLC Tesco PLC Travis Perkins PLC TUI Travel PLC Tullow Oil PLC Unilever PLC United Utilities Group Vedanta Resources PLC Vodafone Group PLC Weir Group PLC Whitbread PLC William Hill PLC Wm Morrison Sprmrkts Wolseley PLC Wood Group (John) PLC WPP PLC

PRICE(P) 1956.25 1266.00 221.05 1168.50 917.50 242.65 359.50 1554.25 330.18 504.25 990.50 684.45 1476.00 2216.00 1815.00 338.65 3247.00 183.15 2947.50 370.35 942.25 195.10 75.04 1570.00 478.90 539.75 293.55 754.75 5062.50 189.70 1288.00 1193.00 1368.00 1173.00 4277.50 4372.00 838.75 324.10 478.40 3062.00 1119.50 372.45 2121.75 118.50 2973.75 318.95 389.85 2637.00 536.75 1799.00 2437.00 773.00 1377.50 1453.00 1476.25 353.55 753.75 360.38 1731.50 367.80 998.50 2382.50 700.25 1016.00 220.88 2307.50 3218.50 413.65 275.65 3167.50 784.00 1237.00

CHANGE -16.83 -6.00 0.10 -0.24 -10.42 -0.46 -2.70 0.14 -5.60 -3.00 -3.25 -5.10 -12.00 6.00 0.00 -2.10 -21.00 -0.70 127.00 0.10 -3.00 -0.89 -0.97 -5.00 1.10 -1.00 -2.90 6.81 25.00 -0.58 -4.00 -4.00 -2.00 -5.00 -26.00 22.00 0.00 -0.88 0.50 -17.50 0.24 -4.40 7.32 -0.30 -40.25 -4.00 1.42 -7.00 -5.25 13.00 -8.00 1.50 -1.00 2.86 -11.00 -1.80 -0.50 2.53 51.15 -1.56 1.50 6.82 0.00 -3.00 1.06 -5.00 7.00 1.40 0.10 -2.00 0.87 -1.00

% C H G. -0.85 -0.47 0.05 -0.02 -1.12 -0.19 -0.75 0.01 -1.67 -0.59 -0.33 -0.74 -0.81 0.27 0.00 -0.62 -0.64 -0.38 4.50 0.03 -0.32 -0.45 -1.28 -0.32 0.23 -0.18 -0.98 0.91 0.50 -0.30 -0.31 -0.33 -0.15 -0.42 -0.60 0.51 0.00 -0.27 0.10 -0.57 0.02 -1.17 0.35 -0.25 -1.34 -1.24 0.37 -0.26 -0.97 0.73 -0.33 0.19 -0.07 0.20 -0.74 -0.51 -0.07 0.71 3.05 -0.42 0.15 0.29 0.00 -0.29 0.48 -0.22 0.22 0.34 0.04 -0.06 0.11 -0.08

VOLUME 311.69 27.84 7.82 66.13 38.07 50.71 129.55 342.96 1,178.25 15.91 15.75 615.41 14.46 48.67 18.73 170.04 6.14 200.45 102.01 70.64 29.68 144.34 11,406.68 6.78 86.24 103.95 57.22 323.98 11.28 302.04 46.56 39.49 31.00 53.16 22.28 50.20 102.97 24.23 54.33 118.38 51.70 1,303.19 106.03 210.42 160.02 260.55 84.14 6.99 75.38 8.63 46.19 28.37 7.48 65.43 136.73 145.30 28.38 393.61 89.09 26.55 51.06 160.30 45.33 6.71 3,084.13 8.00 13.64 75.38 200.35 22.01 11.99 38.52


FINANCE, BUSINESS & LEGAL BUSINESS EXTRA

Branching out in Russia RUSSIA is now Cortefiel clothing chain’s third biggest market after China and Mexico. It plans to have 200 shops in Russia by 2016.

IVA respite THERE will be no increase in Spain’s 21 per cent IVA value added tax. It is already “high and expensive,” said Treasury minister Cristobal Montoro.

Car-park plans TOLL-ROAD operator Isolux has put in a €136 million bid to run the car parks at Spain’s 72 high speed AVE train stations.

Sale made ONE of Spains’ top 10 shopping centres has been bought for €162 million. The Parque Principado Shopping Centre in Asturias, is now owned by Intu Properties.

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Get back to financial basics WITH the internet, newspapers, magazines and advertising it’s easy to stumble across financial advice these days, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we take it on board. It is all too easy to walk around in a daze, paying little attention to how we spend our earnings and this, of course, can lead to financial disaster. Establishing a good healthy financial situation takes a lot of hard work and attention in the beginning. But once a good system is in place, it becomes much easier to save money and spend wisely. Starting off on a solid financial footing is all about getting the basics right. There is a lot of overwhelming financial advice circulating out there, but there are some fundamental principles that you shouldn’t overlook. For example, remember there is no such thing as quick and easy money. If someone says they can double your money with no risk, then turn the other way. Doubling money in such a short space of time equals more risk,

Loose change A look at finance for females Jane Plunkett jane.plunkett@euroweeklynews.com

not zero risk. Any investment with such an unrealistic target is sure to disappoint. Next, sort out what’s important and what’s not. These days we are so caught up by the glam and glitter of all the nice products bombarded at us from the TV and that dazzle us in the shops. If a savings plan is going to take shape it means taking a step back and really debating a purchase before handing over the cash. Ask yourself if you really need it. Just because the rest of the world has a shiny new object does not mean you have to have it too. Don’t pay attention to everyone else; just worry about yourself and your goals. Even if you’re dealing with paying off loans or credit card bills, don’t let

that stop you from saving. It may seem like a good idea to get loans out of the way before saving, but that’s not always the case. It takes time to form a habit, and training yourself to save is a great habit to form. So start now. Following these simple basic steps will help you towards a less stressful financial future.

SAVE: Get accustomed to good practices.


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Spanish held back as I in 5 fall below most basic reading level SPAIN is near the bottom of the list in a new survey of literacy and numeracy levels amongst adults in developed countries. That means the country, along with Italy, could be being held back in the fight to emerge from economic hardship. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Survey of Adult Skills measured the skills of 16 to 65-year-olds across 24 countries and looked at how literacy, numeracy and problem-solving is used at work. The results reveal the challenges some major economies face in boosting their skills levels. In reading, more than one in five adults in Italy (27.7 per cent), Spain (27.5 per cent) and France (21.6 per cent) perform at or below the most basic level, compared with one in 20 Japanese (4.9 per cent) and one in 10 Finns (10.6 per cent). Almost one in three adults in Italy (31.7 per cent), Spain (30.6 per cent) and the USA (28.7 per cent) perform at or below the most basic level of numeracy, compared to around one in 10 in Japan (8.2 per cent), Finland (12.8 per cent) and the Czech Republic (12.8 per cent). The Survey also reveals the extent of the ‘digital divide,’ with millions failing to master

even simple computer skills, such as using a computer mouse. This ranges from nearly one in four adults in Italy, Korea, Poland, the Slovak Republic and Spain to one in 14 adults in the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. It provides clear evidence of how developing and using skills improves employment prospects and quality of life as well as boosting economic growth. It helps countries set meaningful targets benchmarked against the achievements of the world’s CD ght OE Copyri

leading skills systems and to develop relevant policy responses. “Too many people are being left behind today,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría: “With effective education and life-long learning everyone can develop their full potential. “The benefits are clear, not only for individuals, but also for societies and for the economy.” Launching the report in Brussels with with Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Mr. Gurría added. “Learning does not stop at school: governments, businesses and people can and must continue investing in skills throughout life.” HELD BACK: “Too many left behind” said OECD’s SecretaryGeneral Angel Gurría.

Investors say yes INVESTORS have given a vote of confidence to Spain by snapping up 31-year government bonds. It was Spain’s first new long term bond since 2009. IT was more than three times oversubscribed, with the Spanish treasury receiving €10 and the Treasury received €10 billion in offers, more than three times what it had planned to sell, half from foreign investors. Spain will pay around 5.2 per cent interest, a huge improvement on the 7 per cent for 10 year bonds it was forced to pay last year. Spain’s financial problems are easing as the European Central Bank has backed the euro and markets are flooded with liquidity by the USA and Japan.


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Sticking to his guns LEAPY LEE SAYS IT OTHERS THINK IT

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MAY appear to be thick-skinned and emotionally uncaring when accused of ranting and racism, but I can tell you I most certainly am not. Particularly as far as the latter is concerned. Many of my past correspondents have really hit hard with their nasty accusations, including the occasional death threat. The reason I have stuck to my guns over the years, is not only because I believed I was right, but also because I have been strengthened by the amount of positive support I have received. Support which has far outweighed the dissent. Over the years, literally hundreds of readers have expressed their agreement with my views and have congratulated both me and the Euro Weekly News for having the courage to speak out when they themselves, fearing recriminations, have not been able to do so. I am also of the firm belief that the pen is far mightier than the sword. With the refreshing open discussions that have emerged this week, not only have all those dissenters been put firmly in their place, but also any violent alternatives have at least been put on the back burner for a while. The extremely ‘better late than never’ SKY News poll this week came up with the fact that

RACIST? Immigrant taxi firms. an overwhelming 67 per cent of British people believe enough is enough and drastic, immediate action is needed to curb immigration to Britain’s shores. Personally, I like to hope this is only the beginning of a whole new approach to what is still a growing and extremely worrying problem. In many ways the immigrants have only themselves to blame. There is a wonderful old probably British - saying that you should not bite

the hand that feeds you. In many ways this is exactly what thousands of immigrants have done. Far from integrating with their generous hosts, they have gone out of their way to recreate their own societies, even to forming segregated areas where they endeavour to reproduce the culture and customs of the countries they have actually run away from! Many companies, particularly cab firms, are manned and run exclusively by immigrants. This can only have been achieved by practising racism, something which they are very quick to whine about when they consider it is being instigated by locals, but in fact, they themselves can often be the worst offenders of all. The burka is a racist insult to the British people. It is a completely alien outfit, specifically designed to segregate and separate these people from the culture of Britain. Always in black (not pink or blue or some less intimidating colour, you notice!) it is nothing to do with religion and should be banned completely, except perhaps for specific occasional festivals. The list goes on. The British people have adapted to foreigners long enough. It’s high time they were shown respect, gratitude and reciprocated adaptation from those who wish to live among them.

Keep the faith Love Leapy Leapylee2002@gmail.com

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Zzz factor THANK GOD someone else thinks the X Factor is the biggest load of rubbish on UK TV. Maybe I could be the one to commit suicide! But wait a minute, Dr Who is back so all is not lost. Mike Johnson (By email) Editor’s note: Leapy said (Issue 1475) there was danger of a contestant committing suicide due to the ‘cruelty’ of the show.

Burka thanks THANK YOU for your article saying the burka was a ploy to bring in the Islamist message (Issue 1473). This and other articles have proved to me that multi-culturalism is not working very well. The problem being there is no reverse built into the system. Peter Savage, Los Montesinos (Alicante)


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•Catherine Zeta-Jones •Renée Zellweger •Richard Gere

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Chicago (Film, 2003) This Oscar-winning musical stars Renée Zellweger (pictured) as aspiring singer, Roxy Hart, who is sent to prison for shooting her lying lover. In prison she meets tabloid darling and headline singer, Velma Kelly, who has been jailed for a double murder. With the help of a slick Chicago lawyer, Roxy learns to play the media game and vies for the valuable press attention that will get her out of jail.

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Orphan Black (Science Fiction Series, 2013) BBC 3 from 10:00pm to 10:45pm Sci-fi drama series. Even as Sarah searches for answers, Allison's paranoia becomes an urgent concern for the Orphans. Sarah has to decide who to entrust with her secret after the separate worlds of Sarah, Alison and Beth collide.

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More Families Pay More UK M Inheritance Tax any British expatriates remain liable to UK inheritance tax, where the tax take has been rising over recent years. If you are a British national it is important to understand how this tax, and any changes, will affect your heirs. If you live or own assets in Spain you also need to keep up to date with Spanish succession tax. It applies if the assets are located in Spain (regardless of residence of beneficiary), or if the beneficiary is resident in Spain (worldwide assets). UK inheritance tax is charged on your worldwide estate if you are UK domiciled (UK assets only, if not). The tax rate is 40%, above a tax free threshold. Your spouse is generally exempt (though not always). Crucially, it is based on domicile rather than residence, a much more permanent concept which does not change simply because you left the UK. The basic rule is that you are domiciled in the country you regard as your homeland. Many British expatriates therefore remain liable for

By Bill Blevins, Financial Correspondent, Blevins Franks UK inheritance tax. You can however take steps to protect your family from this tax. The tax rate is 40% and has remained unchanged since the late 1980s. A lower 36% rate applies if you leave at least 10% of your estate to charity. The tax free threshold, or ‘nil rate band,’ does change, and affects how many families are caught in the inheritance tax net and how much tax is paid. It used to rise each year with inflation, but has

been frozen at £325,000 since 2009 as part of austerity measures. The March Budget confirmed it would remain frozen until at least 2018. We have warned that freezing the threshold is effectively a tax rise. Now, analysis released by Saffery Champness reveals that HM Revenue & Customs’ tax take increased by 9% in just two years since 2009. (Data is not yet available for the 2011-12 tax year.) The number of estates paying this tax increased by almost 6%. With the freeze scheduled to continue until 2018, more families will be pulled into the inheritance tax net, and tax bills will rise. Rising property prices and asset values rise will also impact on inheritance tax bills. The £325,000 threshold is per individual. Any used portion can

be carried forward and used by the second spouse/civil partner. It is not all bad news. It is often possible to mitigate or avoid this tax with careful planning and professional advice. As an expatriate you may be able to change your domicile. This is hard, but not impossible if you intend to live in Spain permanently and cut ties with the UK. It is complex and professional guidance is essential. HMRC can deem you to be domiciled in the UK even if you consider that you are not - this would have unexpected tax consequences for your heirs. Even if you do change your domicile, you will still be deemed to be UK domiciled for the next three years. Also if you or your spouse return to the UK in future, you are likely

to immediately regain your UK domicile status, plunging you right back into the inheritance tax net. Changing your domicile is not the only way to escape UK inheritance tax. You should seek expert advice from a specialist who is au fait with domicile issues, and how UK inheritance tax and Spanish succession tax interact, so they can recommend the best solutions for your situation. The tax rates, scope and reliefs may change. Any statements concerning taxation are based upon our understanding of current taxation laws and practices which are subject to change. Tax information has been summarised; an individual should take personalised advice. To keep in touch with the latest developments in the offshore world, check out the latest news on our website www.blevinsfranks.com.


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Top Gear (Motoring) BBC 3 from 9:00pm to 10:00pm Motoring magazine programme which tests and reviews the latest models of cars that on the market, as well as covering older 'classic' models and news in the motoring world.

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2:00pm Ashley Banjo's Secret Street Crew 3:00pm Harrow: A Very British School 4:00pm Kingdom of Plants 5:00pm Modern Family 5:30pm Modern Family 6:00pm NCIS: Los Angeles 7:00pm NCIS: Los Angeles 8:00pm The Simpsons 8:30pm The Simpsons 9:00pm A League of Their Own 10:00pm S.W.A.T.

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SkyMoviesComedy/ 5:35am Zeus and Roxanne 7:15am Foul Play 9:15am One for the Money 10:55am Shark Tale 12:35pm The Hangover Part II 2:25pm The Full Monty

•David Duchovny •Julianne Moore

4:05pm Big Top Pee-Wee 5:40pm Shark Tale 7:15pm Evolution 9:00pm The Hangover Part II 10:45pm The Full Monty 12:20am Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2:00am How to Make Love to a Woman

SkyMoviesDrama/ 5:30am Field of Dreams

Evolution (Film, 2001) Having directed, among other comedies, the big hit Ghostbusters and its sequel Ghostbusters II, director Ivan Reitman returned to the scary comedy genre in 2001 with this amusing and light take on an alien bug invasion. When trainee fireman Wayne Green (Seann William Scott) witnesses a fireball hitting a remote part of the desert, Dr Ira Kane (David Duchovny), Prof Harry Phineas Block (Orlando Jones) and Dr Allison Reed (Julianne Moore) form a team investigating the phenomenon without needing to let the government in on their little secret.

7:25am Shadowlands 9:40am Elizabethtown 11:50am The First Time 1:35pm Ruby Sparks 3:25pm One Day 5:15pm The Change-Up 7:15pm Go for It! 9:00pm Ruby Sparks 11:00pm The Change-Up 1:05am Hick 2:50am Shakespeare in Love 5:00am Skyfall: Modern Day Bond

SkyMoviesAction/ 9:15am Spider-Man 2 11:25am The Mask of Zorro 1:45pm Bad Boys II 4:15pm Spider-Man 6:20pm Spider-Man 2 8:30pm The Mask of Zorro 10:50pm Bad Boys II 1:20am The Man with the Iron Fists 3:00am Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome

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•Pierce Brosnan •Linda Hamilton

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Dante’s Peak (Film, 1997) Action thriller about volcanologist Harry Dalton who believes that the town of Dante's Peak is built on a mountain that's about to blow. The townsfolk ignore Harry's warning... until rivers of lava cause a panic-stricken palaver and they have to fight for their lives.

9:00pm Here Comes the Boom 10:45pm Without a Paddle

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American Dad! (Animation) BBC 3 from 12:15am to 12:37am Animated series from the creator of Family Guy about Stan Smith, who works for the CIA and is constantly on the alert for terrorist activity. Stan prays for a friend and thinks God has sent him one, but he turns out to be an atheist. Stan tries to convince his friend that God exists by making his life extremely hard until his plan backfires. Meanwhile, Roger convinces Steve that he has been accepted by Hogwarts.

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7:10pm Dave 9:00pm Dark Shadows 11:00pm Boat Trip 12:35am Young Adult

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The Last Samurai (Film, 2003) Civil War soldier Nathan Algren leaves the USA for feudal Japan. After signing up to help defeat a warlord, he is captured. Algren knows the fate of enemy prisoners, but he is surprised to be spared and then find himself drawn to the samurai's way of life.

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Stacey Dooley Investigates (Documentary) BBC 3 from 3:00am to 4:00am Every spring, two million partygoers flock to Cancun for a week or two of pure hedonism - the Mexican resort is second only to Ibiza in the party stakes for young Brits. But as Stacey Dooley discovers, behind this famous spring break hotspot there's a darker side to Cancun that the tourists rarely get to see. Stacey joins the police to see the daily struggle they face to protect the tourists and mop up the trouble they cause. She also spends time with the medics responsible for dealing with the casualties when things go wrong. Investigating what's hiding behind the glossy resorts and brightly-lit mega-clubs, Stacey finds out why Mexico's military marines and armed police patrol them, and reveals what life is really like for the thousands of Mexican hotel workers who cater to the holidaymakers.

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Don't Tell the Bride (Reality Show) BBC 3 from 2:00am to 3:00am Series in which the groom must choose every detail of his upcoming nuptials, from venue to cake to wedding dress.

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Duran Lleida: ‘Brussels will not bend the rules for Cataluña’ Cassandra Nash

A weekly look and not entirely impartial reaction - to the Spanish political scene

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URAN LLEIDA shot down in flames the separatists’ belief that Brussels would bend the rules to keep Cataluña within the fold. “It’s impossible to say that Europe will save us a place. Europe left us with bare backsides after the War of Succession in 1714,” he warned. Old rancour lasts for centuries, especially when it’s the result of an unwise choice.

Voices of reason IS the PP milking the Cataluña question for all it’s worth?

Better a sovereignty issue that unites most nonCatalans regardless of ideology, than the corruption issue that temporarily united the entire nation. Meanwhile, voices of reason are becoming more audible and one of them belongs to Josep Duran Lleida. His party Unio Democratica de Catalunya is one half of Convergencia i Unio (CiU), a centre-right nationalist party that is actually an electoral alliance. The other half, Convergencia Democratica de Catalunya is headed by Artur Mas, the regional president. Duran Lleida would settle for leaving conflict to one side, he said recently, and happily accept wider self-government powers. Would Artur Mas settle for this? Possibly, but he has schlepped so far along the

VOICE OF REASON: Duran Lleida is becoming more audible. independence route that turning back would not be easy, even supposing the radical ERC nationalists who shore up CiU would allow him to. And nor does he want to hear the inevitable “We told you so!”

Old loyalties SOMEBODY tried to blow up Senen Pousa who is a Franco-

supporter and proud of it. More accurately somebody tried to blow up the town hall in Beade (Orense). The council is controlled by the PP and Pousa has been mayor for more than 40 years. No-one was hurt and the building remained intact although badly damaged. “They’re not going to change the way I think with bombs,” he said afterwards. Pousa, a Galician who has never hidden his respect and admiration for the dead dictator, another Galician, claims that noone in the party has ever tried to bring him into line. Pousa went even further by claiming “there are many people in the PP who breathe the same air, but say nothing.” It is not an old man like Pousa who endangers democracy. On the contrary, he demonstrates that democracy can absorb and digest eccentrics. The real danger comes from the people who use bombs to make a political point.


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Staying in with Greg and Russell (Chat Show) BBC 3 from 11:00pm to 11:30pm Greg James and Russell Kane invite celebrity guests over to their flat for an unmissable night of unique chat and home entertainment. Little Mix make a flying visit to see the boys in their pad, whilst Wretch 32 and reality star Rylan also make themselves at home. Plus, James Arthur provides a performance of his new single.

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LIBRA (September 24 - October 23) This is an important week for both your physical health and your mental well-being. Because of things beyond your control, you may have let your diet or exercise slip. Having sorted out any problems that sidetracked you, there is a need to be particularly strong. SCORPIO (October 24 - November 22) This is a week to let yourself be heard. Be it writing letters, sending emails, making phone calls or making conversation, you must express yourself. Being honest and outspoken need not mean upsetting people. Think of the way that a child gets its point over. SAGITTARIUS (November 23 - December 21) Having problems with that new computer? Fallen foul of the new mobile phone? That wouldnʼt be surprising this week. As you are prone to mistakes and misunderstandings, try not to tackle anything vital. Be sure to get plenty of sleep and fresh air. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 20) You are in for a bit of a bumpy ride this week. Some things will go well but other outcomes can be quirky. People change their minds, technology doesn't work, phone calls don't come. Be assured, however, that if you keep your sense of the absurd it could all be quite amusing. AQUARIUS (January 21 - February 19) When it comes to throwing wobblers, please don't. It is so important this week to stay cool and unruffled. Change nothing that you can avoid changing. Even having discussions about change can set your nerves jangling. PISCES (February 20 - March 20) This month, there is much to be celebrated. So much has happened in the latter part of

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LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION 1 Unruly, 2 Grisly, 3 Dictum, 4 Tailor, 5 Intent, 6 Mythic, 7 Stereo, 8 Chaste, 9 Retain, 10 Entity, 11 Inmate, 12 Sentry, 13 Morris, 14 Shanty, 15 Strain, 16 Canton, 17 Detent, 18 Carton, 19 Erotic

IF ITʼS YOUR BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK: Trust your instincts when making judgements in the months ahead, particularly when meeting new people. Should you feel concern, then sidestep and look ahead.

October 17: Eminem, 41. American rapper who has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. October 18: Jean Claude Van Damme, 53. Action movie actor of Belgian origin. October 19: Michael Gambon, 73. Irish-born English actor who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series. October 20: Viggo Mortensen, 55. American actor who gained the year. Certainly, congratulations are in order. When you have made such an effort and are rewarded for it, the satisfaction level is high. . ARIES (March 21 - April 20) The importance of making the right choices is clear to you. Where to begin seems to be a sticking point. Starting by taking away the things you really do not want is essential. Be practical and logical. This is not a time for sentiment or muddled thinking. TAURUS (April 21 - May 21) Although you have the feeling that younger members of the family are not interested in your point of view, this is far off the mark. They, in their inexperience, may not

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recognition after playing Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings.

Coque Malla, is a Spanish musician and actor. Son of Spanish actors Gerardo Malla and Amparo Valle, Malla was the founding member and leader of pop band Los Ronaldos. The band recorded five albums and reached the top of the charts several times until they split in 1998. One of Mallaʼs songs was used for an ad by Swedish furniture retailer IKEA in 2010.

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know how best to approach you in this regard. GEMINI (May 22 - June 21) The prospect of travel sets you thinking. Have you been spending too much time considering others? Should you take steps now to get time alone then these plans cannot be changed. This will save any discussions as to how or when. CANCER (June 22 - July 23) With the best will in the world it is only possible to spend money once. We are all guilty of trying to get over this truth, but it never works. Have patience when looking to improve your possessions.

October 21: Carrie Fisher, 57. American actress known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy.

8-Star Quiz BIRD WATCHING

1. What was the name of the British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, the Discovery Expedition, 1901-04, and the illfated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13? 2. What is the name of the fictional radio and television presenter portrayed by English comedian Steve Coogan and created by Coogan, Armando Iannucci and other show writers for the BBC Radio 4 programme On the Hour? 3. All I Wanna Do (1994), If It Makes You Happy (1996), Everyday Is a Winding Road (1996) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) were all UK Top 20 hit singles for which American musician, singer, songwriter and actress? 4. Which Labour politician was prime minister of Australia from 1983 to 991? 5. Which American stand-up comedian was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show from 1992 to 2009? 6. In March 2010, which bowler became the first English off-spinner since Jim Laker to take 10 wickets in a match when he achieved the feat in England's victory in the first Test in Bangladesh? 7. Which Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman was the author of the novel, first published in 1726, Gulliver's Travels? 8. Which British-born Australian actor is best remembered for his role as ‘crazed’ television anchorman Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network, which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Actor?

Nonagram How many English words of four letters or more can you make from the nine letters in our Nonagram puzzle? Each letter may be used only once (unless the letter appears twice). Each word MUST CONTAIN THE CENTRE LETTER (in this case B) and there must be AT LEAST ONE NINE LETTER WORD. Plurals, vulgarities or proper nouns are not allowed.

TARGET: Average: 6 Good: 7 Very good: 10

October 23: Sam Raimi, 54. American film director, producer and writer. LEO (July 24 - August 23) Going over old ground is counter-productive. There is nothing to be gained from repeating methods that did not work in the past. If it is not possible to find a fresh approach then seek the opinions of others. You do not need experience of a situation to be able to come up with a useful idea. VIRGO (August 24 - September 23) Getting together with others to entertain is sure to be successful after the 26th. Before that there may be some irritations, particularly with people who refuse to be positive and make decisions. Those moving house or going on a journey need a lot of patience, and forward planning is essential.

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LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION card, code, cord, cued, curd, dare, darn, dart, date, dean, dear, dent, doer, done, dour, duce, duct, duet, dune, node, nude, rand, read, redo, rend, road, rode, rude, tend, toad, trod, undo, acted, adore, adorn, anode, cadet, caned, cared, cedar, cored, crude, cured, dance, daunt, décor, donut, educator, trounced, underact, UNDERCOAT (and many more)

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SUIT

Move from the start word (JUMP) to the end word (SUIT) in the same number of steps as there are rungs on the Word Ladder. You must only change one letter at a time.

JUMP SUMP SUMS SUES SUET SUIT

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The purpose of the Hexagram puzzle is to place the 19 six-letter words into the 19 cells. The letters at the edges of interlocking cells MUST BE THE SAME. The letters in the words must be written CLOCKWISE. The word in cell 10 (RELIEF) and one letter in four other cells are given as clues.

1. Robert FALCON Scott, 2. Alan PARTRIDGE, 3. Sheryl CROW, 4. Bob HAWKE, 5. JAY Leno, 6. Graeme SWANN, 7. Jonathan SWIFT, 8. Peter FINCH

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Unscramble the name of a famous British journalist, broadcaster, political aide and author: STILL A MACABRE PAL

Across 7 Give the fellow a fresh tea (6) 8 Professional in Egypt formerly creating turmoil (6) 9 Not his in the butcher shop (4) 10 Secretly zany American (2,6) 11 Made a paper copy of inept doctorʼs mess (7) 13 Bent outfit (5) 15 Army divisions ruined Tunis (5) 17 Drinks very softly in Tomʼs nightly haunts (7) 20 With glee, Ted employs a personal representative (8) 21 Oh, I love one particular bit of America (4) 23 Issue a rewrite from down under (6) 24 A public toilet for spies (6)

Unscramble the name of a famous musical first produced on Broadway in 1964 (four words): INFERRED FOOTHOLD

FUNAGRAM SOLUTION: ALASTAIR CAMPBELL, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Play on Words

REVO REVO Ukraine (6) 6 Itʼs finely drawn in a fringe area (8) 12 The athlete is out of bed, but he came second (6-2) 14 Female marine became a stoker (7)

16 Fly from the smart sets, eventually (6) 18 False conclusion in sleep, darling (6) 19 Military student from Costa Blanca detective agency (5) 22 I turn to a trifle (4)

Code Breaker Each number in the Code Breaker grid represents a different letter of the alphabet. In this week’s puzzle, 7 represents M and 24 represents P, so fill in M every time the figure 7 appears and P every time the figure 24 appears. Now, using your knowledge of the English language, work out which letters should go in the missing squares. As you discover the letters, fill in other squares with the same number in the main grid and the control grid.

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Across 1 Tuneful (7) 5 Disinterested (5) 8 Speedy warship (7) 9 Dispatches (5) 10 Squander (5) 11 Genuine (7) 12 Insufficient (6) 14 Prejudiced (6) 17 Ahead in time, order or degree (7) 19 Recess (5) 22 Related to kidneys (5) 23 Gambling (7) 24 Requires (5) 25 Capture in a trap (7)

Down 1 Big parrot (5) 2 Extols (5) 3 Sweet course (7) 4 Stroke lovingly (6) 5 Hump-backed shaggy-haired wild ox (5) 6 Athletes (7) 7 Climb down (7) 12 Spice made from flower of crocus (7) 13 Put in order (7) 15 Sets ablaze (7) 16 Fit for eating (6) 18 Book of maps (5) 20 High quality porcelain (5) 21 Large bird of prey (5)

English - Spanish The clues are mixed, some clues are in Spanish and some are in English.

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Answers: Leftovers, Look Back in Anger

Down 1 Learn off Pat in the Protestant Church (4) 2 Fruit that is caught in shower (6) 3 Award the top journalist, it is deserved (7) 4 Dubious doctor makes duck-call! (5) 5 Mercia has become part of the

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LAST WEEK’S SOLUTIONS CRYPTIC Across: 1 Granted, 5 Pasta, 8 Image, 9 Parents, 10 Landlords, 12 Hen, 13 Arrest, 14 Settle, 17 Ate, 18 Practical, 20 Twin tub, 21 Crack, 23 Doses, 24 Reduced. Down: 1 Grill, 2 Aga, 3 Trebles, 4 Deport, 5 Paris, 6 Synthetic, 7 Absence, 11 Nurseries, 13 Adapted, 15 Enticed, 16 Barber, 18 Pates, 19 Liked, 22 Arc. QUICK Across: 1 Cheese, 4 Bolted, 9 Attract, 10 Tramp, 11 Grade, 12 Panther, 13 New Year's Day, 18 Angelic, 20 Share, 22 Omega, 23 Examine, 24 Shower, 25 Infect. Down: 1 Change, 2 Extra, 3 Stately, 5 Often, 6 Trachea, 7 Deport, 8 Stopwatches, 14 El Greco, 15 Sustain, 16 Famous, 17 Defeat, 19 Leave, 21 Arise.

Across 1 Cuttlefish (5) 4 Manzana (fruta) (5) 7 Season (for specific activity) (9) 8 Champiñones (9) 12 Buildings (houses, offices etc) (9) 14 Herramientas (5) 15 January (5) Down 1 Cobertizo (para animales,

herramientas) (4) 2 Mascota (animal doméstico) (3) 3 Sillones (9) 4 Pedir perdón (9) 5 Salmo (5) 6 Age (of person, animal, building) (4) 9 Only (5) 10 Carne (4) 11 Celery (4) 13 Ver (persona, objeto) (3)

ENGLISH-SPANISH Across: 1 Switch, 4 Wait, 8 Ellas, 9 Temer, 10 Listo, 11 Cesta, 14 Brake, 16 Ileso, 17 Tall, 18 Agosto. Down: 1 Steel, 2 Isles, 3 Customer, 5 Arm, 6 Tar, 7 Stocking, 12 Stews, 13 Apodo, 14 But, 15 All.


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TOP TEN NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS THE latest Nobel Peace Prize has gone to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the body overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal. Here is our top 10 list of previous Nobel Peace Prize winners:

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1 Martin Luther King Jr

The man who ‘had a dream’ won the prize in 1964 for his civil rights campaigning. He was described as “the first person in the Western 1 world to have shown us that a struggle can be waged without violence” according to nobelpeaceprize.org.

2 Nelson Mandela

Awarded the prize in 1993 along with Frederik Willem de Klerk. The two received recognition for their work in the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South NO KNIFE: Africa.

3 Lech

Walesa Was the leader of Solidarity, the Soviet bloc’s first independent trade union, whose peace

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protest against the hard line communist government was the first step to the downfall of communism in Poland. He won the Nobel peace prize in 1983 as a key campaigner for human rights.

4 Kofi Annan

The former Secretary of the United Nations was honoured along with the UN as co-recipients of the prize in 2001 for their work towards a better organised and more peaceful world. During the acceptance speech he said, “We can love what we are, without hating what, and who, we are not.”

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Won the prize in 1964 for his civil rights campaigning.

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to force the investigation to its thrilling conclusion. Paolo also has to counter betrayal in his team, and his personal life is in turmoil with the final twist promising more problems in his future.

5 Aung San Suu Kyi

Is a Burmese opposition leader and chairperson for the National League of Democracy. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights whilst she was serving 15 years of house arrest, she was released in 2010.

6 Mikheil

Sergeyerich Gorbachev The former soviet statesman was awarded the prize in 1990 for his leading role in ending the Cold War which led to the demise of The Communist Party of the Soviet Union and its political supremacy, a peace process which was said to characterise the important parts of future international communities.

7 Tenzin Gayatso 14th Dalai Lama

Was honoured in 1989, the speech given during the ceremony, described “his struggle for the liberation of Tibet” whereby he “consistently opposed the use of violence. He has instead advocated peaceful solutions based upon tolerance and mutual respect in order to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of his people” according to nobelpeaceprize.org.

Barack Obama 8 The president of the United States won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 after his inauguration earlier that same year. President Obama was rewarded for his dedication and extraordinary efforts to bring countries together and strengthening international diplomacy and cooperation.

9 Mother Theresa

The world renowned sister otherwise known as The Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, who is hugely admired and respected by many, received her Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for founding ‘Missionaries of Charity.’

10Al Gore

Was a co-recipient of the award in 2007 along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The American politician, was that year’s winner for his work in educating the public on issues surrounding man-made climate change and laying the foundations for future measures to counteract such change.

Boggled How many English words can you find in the Boggled grid, according to the following rules? The letters must be adjoining in a ‘chain’. They can be adjacent horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. Words must contain at least four letters and may include singular and plural or other derived forms. No letter may be used more than once within a single word, unless it appears twice. No vulgarities or proper nouns are permitted.

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Good: 30 Very good: 43

An old man goes to a church, and is making a confession: Man: “Father, I am 75 years old. I have been married for 50 years. All these years I had been faithful to my wife, but yesterday I was intimate with an 18-yearold.” Father: “When was the last time you made a confession?” Man: “I never have, I am Jewish.” Father: “Then why are telling me all this?” Man: “I’m telling everybody!”

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SCORING: 4 letters: 1 point • 5 letters: 2 points 6 letters: 3 points • 7 letters: 4 points 8 or more letters: 11 points

LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION days, duly, dyes, dyer, aster, auger, sent, stead, steady, step, read, ready, rest, rent, rents, ugly, yeast, easy, east, erst, eyas, tread, trey, luge, lyse, gest, gets, gent, peas, pest, pert, pent, nest


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Will the shutdown in the US affect the rest of the world? WHEN America sneezes, the world catches a cold. With the American Government paralysed and a month-long Government shutdown predicted to knock back the US economy’s growth, are our readers worried about the knock-on effect?

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LREADY deep in recession, can Spain’s fragile economy take another hit if the shutdown snowballs into a financial crisis that affects the whole world? “America thinks its role is to police the world’s actions, but they are not the world’s police,” says ‘El Diablo’, aged 82, from Moraira (Alicante). Having travelled and worked all over the world, including on the Sarir Messla oil fields, he believes the US dollar is about to “go totally bust” and that Spain should focus on its own interests rather than follow or be led by America. “Spain’s biggest mistake was to become part of the EU,” he said. Suzanna Brighten, visiting her holiday home in Benissa (Alicante) from Yorkshire, said:

‘EL DIABLO’: USA not the world’s police.

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“America has a massive global impact; rightly or wrongly, that’s how it is.” The 48year-old housewife added: “I don’t think Spain or the UK for that matter, could possibly survive another financial crisis. Things can’t get any worse, can they?” Norman Clarkson, retired, who lives in Arboleas (Almeria), thought military adventures abroad were costing the US more. He said: “The wars in Afghanistan and before that Iraq cost the US billions. They should pull all the troops out. Spain’s problems are caused more by the banks and the construction industry right here rather than outside influences.” Dave Lavelle, who is semi-retired and lives in Partaloa (Almeria), sees more trouble on the way. “Spain will take another hit. The country will survive because it is in the EU. It means more pain for the Spanish people, although many people in my area already live a simple existence,” he said.


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EGGS can be a great way of giving you a healthy boost. Here’s the top five reasons why people should consume more eggs: Vitamins - eggs are a good source of vitamins, packed with B2, B12, A and E. Minerals - eggs are full of phosphorus, iron and zinc; vital for your body. Reducing risk of cancer - whole eggs are one of the best sources of the nutrient choline which is believed to help reduce the risk of breast cancer. Good eyesight egg yolks are also high in zeaxanthin and lutein, which are proven to help ward off problems with sight. Weight loss researchers found that eating eggs at breakfast helps you limit calorie intake all day, by more than 401 calories as you feel full for longer.

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proud to host the Argentine National Tango Champions: David Reus and Victoria Huang. An Argentinian Grill is characterised by top quality meat - lots of meat. To accompany the tango show, a three course menu has been developed which will include Argentinian empanadillas (different to Spanish ones!) and 500 grammes of meat per person. All followed by home-made desserts and accompanied by wine. The evening costs just €25 per person and tickets/reservations can be made by contacting Ciudad Patricia on 966 880 091 (or 965 855 100) or emailing apartamentos@ciudadpa tricia.com. It’s sure to be

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CHORIZO: 42 per cent of Britons claim they couldn’t live without it.

Chorizo makes its way onto the British market CHORIZO has found a place in the average

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daily diet of many Britons, who are attracted to the food’s smoky flavour and versatility. Forty two per cent of people asked by modern food magazine Olive claimed they couldn’t live without the Spanish sausage, and sales figures seem to support the statement. British supermarket chain Waitrose claims it sold three times more chorizo in 2012 than in 2008, and it now offers 20 different varieties including a British version one. American-owned ASDA has seen chorizo sales soar as well, with a 10 per cent increase this year. The spicy sausage is used by many celebrity chefs in their dishes, which seems to be contributing to its success. In fact, market research company Kantar Worldpanel said earlier this year chorizo was bought by over half of British households, overtaking sliced turkey packs.


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Snail meat, latest trend A SNAIL craze is hitting the UK. British diners are increasingly demanding the meat of this mollusc, food industry sources claim. Said to be low in fat and packed with proteins, snails are the perfect alternative for those looking for a healthier diet. The demand is so high that farms in the UK are reported to have expanded to supply up to three times more snails. The mollusc meat can now be found in more restaurants, brasseries and even retailers. In certain areas of southern Spain, snails are traditionally cooked with aromatic herbs and spices, while English chefs feature this mollusc in modern cuisine dishes.


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GARDENS have brightened up after the rains No matter how carefully people water during the summer it’s amazing what a few showers of penetrating rain do to a garden. Moisture gets to all roots, surrounding soil does not dry out to suck away moisture intended for plants, and all leaves get a good wash. Flower buds waiting for ideal warm, humid conditions burst into flower and stay out for long periods. As a result gardens

Delights of an autumn garden are great places to wander round, carry out essential maintenance, plant up bulbs, shrubs, trees, autumn/overwintering vegetables and entertain friends.

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Paella protocol From Page 59 ecologically in everyone’s gardens. Earlier this year, I compiled the book Your personal guide to making Authentic Valencian Paellas, which is now being translated into Spanish at the request of locals. As the weather was warm and dry and many vegetables were readily available on Valencia Day - October 9 - I cooked a paella for an international group of friends using as many ingredients as possible from the garden and following the ingredient preparation guidelines and recipe to the letter. The ingredients available were the last of the tomatoes, butter beans, haricot beans, Perona runner beans, globe artichokes, rabbit and chicken meat, a little from our autumn crocuses, home-

produced olive oil, garlic, thyme, parsley and the red peppers and rosemary branches to rest on the top while the rice was cooking. The end result was much appreciated and photographed by my good friend, Jurgen Schadeberg, the famous photographer, who took the famous prison cell return shots of Nelson Mandela. Incidentally if you live on the Costa Blanca, Jurgen has an exhibition of some of his photographs on at the Gandia Grau campus at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, until October 31. On this last day one of his films will be shown focusing on African music. Desserts included a deliciously ripe final melon harvested at the beginning of September and the last of the figs

cooked in sweet wine and anis liqueur. Planting vegetables During the next few weeks a variety of vegetable plantlets can be planted up in a veggie plot, raised beds, growing tables or builders’ buckets. Incidentally, an inexpensive range of coloured builders’/ gardeners’ buckets including attractive green ones is now available in some stores. After useful autumn rains we are planting/sowing beetroots, broad beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflowers, dandelions, parsnips, peas, red cabbages, celery, garlic, leeks, lettuces, onions, spinach, radishes and rocket.

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Foreign buying power stronger MORE foreigners are purchasing property in Spain. According to the latest figures published by the official college of notaries in Spain, the CGN, sales to nonSpaniards in the second quarter of this year had risen 22.6 per cent compared to the same period in 2012. CGN say that the increase in sales is due to non-resident buyers, with the number of Belgians buying in Spain rising by 78 per cent. There were also 70 per cent more non-resident French buyers than in 2012. More Russians and Moroccans also bought in the second quarter of this year, whilst UK buyers accounted for 15.5 per cent of the purchases made by non-residents, compared to 49 per cent in 2007. The Murcia Region led the way in terms of the number of foreign buys, with 42.9 per cent more sales compared to the same period last year, followed by Andalucia, Valencia and CataluĂąa.

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Balearic property prices edge closer to those in London THE average price per square metre of property sold by Mallorca and Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty this year is €9,000. This puts the Spanish islands into the same price bracket as certain parts of England’s capital. According to September research from Savills, prime ‘second-hand’ property in South West London is valued between £5,490 and £10,656 per square metre and for the East of the City between £5,382 and £8,503 per square metre. High prices in London are being blamed on strong overseas demand. Daniel Chavarria Waschke, Managing Director of Balearics Sotheby’s International Realty,

Port Andratx said: “Due to ease of access from most Northern European cities, more than 80 per cent of our buyers are not Spanish. Looking at the year to date, half of all our

enquiries are from Britons and Germans, 34 per cent and 21 per

cent respectively for Mallorca and 40 per cent and 10 per cent for Ibiza, and they are placing high value on location alongside quality of construction, a considered layout and a superior level of decor. Tastes are more refined and budgets seemingly limitless, but supply is relatively low, hence the

surprisingly high property values we’re now experiencing on the islands. “Whilst the assumption may be that it’s Russian or Middle Eastern buyers who have been spending an average of €9,000 a square metre on property with us this year, that’s not the case,” continued Daniel: “In fact, two thirds of our purchasers have been British, with German, Swedish and the occasional Far Eastern buyer making up the minority third. Brits certainly feature very strongly in 2013. “Whether the balance will switch further afield to China, Hong Kong and Russia when Spain’s new Golden Visa legislation takes effect remains to be seen.” Balearics Sotheby’s International Realty has also observed the effects of the ‘crisis’ are no longer being felt in the Balearic property market, and the trend is for bigger, more expensive villas.


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General Meeting U3A November 4 THE venue for this meeting is Salon de Banquettes, Avenida Mediterraneo, Teulada. Members are reminded doors do not open until 9.45am in order for the Committee to prepare the room and then handle the renewals for 2013. New members are welcome to join before the meeting which will commence at 10.30am. We are pleased to announce our Guest Speaker is David Shute

who is a former BBC Correspondent and Senior Talks Producer at BBC Pebble Mill. He will be telling us of his early days when working for shows like ‘The Today Programme.’ He will be playing recordings of some of his reports and, if time, a few ‘bloopers’ from his collection. Members will then be able to find out more about our travel and cultural events. www.u3a moraira-teulada.org.

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Calm down dear Boy.. calm down David THE Dogman Listen to David on TRE every Saturday 10am to 11am Costa del Sol (Gibraltar/Sotogrande) 98.7fm (San Roque to Calahonda) 91.9fm (Calahonda to Motril) 88.9, Costa Calida 92.7fm Costa Blanca (Torrevieja to Elche) 105.1fm (Elche to Calpe) 88.2fm, (Calpe to Gandia & Ibiza) 104.6fm, (Denia to Valencia) 95.3fm Mallorca 103.9fm

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ICHAEL WINNER was a friend of mine so I am certain he will not mind me stealing his wonderful catch phrase ‘Calm down dear boy.. calm down’ when dealing with a greedy eater. I am now writing about my Boy Boy (BB). For those that do not know, he is a Rottweiler who weighs in at 75 kilos, well trained and has never left my side since he was eight weeks old. Readers may remember how Boy Boy was rapidly diagnosed with bloat whilst staying at a kennels, and only the speed of

response from the staff to get him to a vet saved his life. I now confess that BB has always been a pain in the neck eater, I bet a lot of you know what I mean! BB always eats slowly and SCOFFING FOOD: A dislikes dried food. I am compelled to add a little tuna or sardine and then I have to talk to him like a baby to eat. Now back home after his ordeal he scoffs his food so quickly without any sardine or tuna and rather than be delighted I am very concerned, knowing that when a dog eats too fast he swallows too much air during a meal which can cause distension of the stomach and predisposing it to twist over on itself. Stomach torsion (bloat) which

dog can swallow too much air. is not uncommon, can occur a second time if the stomach has not been sewn to the side so that it cannot turn over. Fortunately BB’s stomach is now sewn to the side, but there are other problems associated with fast eating. Next week I will take another look at the consequences of, and tips to prevent, dogs bolting their food.

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AT MICHAEL’S Several Large beautiful wardrobe in light natural carved pine, with large mirror! See: www.michaels-javea .com (219753)

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I BUY RECORDS 50’s to the 90’s. Best prices for good records. Tel: 622 750 117 / 962 851 809 (217984)

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VENDING BUSINESS, 8,995€. 28 Pringle machines, mostly sited, includes stock. Tel 680 501 404 (218905)

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GOLD WANTED ALEXANDERS Antique Jewellers pay top London prices. Est 2003, Open MonSat 10am-2pm. Javea port seafront. 965 792 595 (217798) GOLD WANTED. English jeweller will buy broken, unwanted jewellery and coins. 664 890 990 (217530)

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PEST CONTROL CHEAP, all insects and rodents. 648 057 091 (209015)

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LEISURE PLAY Petanca. New group. Mondays 10.00 - 12.00. Teulada 965 743 148 (218918)

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PAINTER/DECORATOR MOBILE HOMES WE BUY, Sell, Remove all types of Mobile Homes. We pay CASH and cover all of Spain. More details call Suzi Caley 616 250 727 / 951 063 059 or email suzica ley@gmail.com (207499)

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CUSTOMER waiting for 3+ bedroom property in La Nucia. Must have a garden and ideally a private pool. Our family are wanting to rent on a long term basis and can make an immediate decision. 966 260 877 (209100)

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HOUSE FOR REFURBISHING. Gata de Gorgos, 160m2 area, 825m2 plot, 2.5km from Gata, 10kms from beach. 965 832 658 / 629 991 543 (217990)

MR SHIFTER House Removals and Clearance. Full or part loads. Spain and UK fortnightly. Fully insured. Spanish mobile: 722 218 087 (209207)

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FURNITURE VAN FOR HIRE with driver. Careful local moves, Costa Blanca & UK. Hourly rate or fixed price. Call 676 644 014 (217894)

LUXURY STUDIO APARTMENT FOR SALE ST ANNES ON SEA, UK. 10 mins from Blackpool airport. Ideal UK base. Large lounge/bedroom. Luxury kitchen and bathroom. Large attic room above. Double glazed. Parking. Near shops, beach and Royal Lytham Golf Course. Reduced to GBP54,000. Ring British owner 0044 1772 701 237 for details or email elisepeterson1@live.co.uk (217564)

FROM UK to SPAIN. EXTRA LONG wheel based van travelling to Spain from UK by owner/driver within next two weeks. Requires full load. Reasonable rates. Tel 0044 7583 761 636 or email rosiestuart@outlook.com (219578)


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ROLLER SHUTTERS REPAIRS, cords, slats, winding mechanisms, motors. Calpe + 40 kms. Tony Bowers 659 464 992 www.toldosalchemy.com (219022)

SCRAP VEHICLES SCRAP VEHICLES wanted for cash. Call 646 726 377 (219836)

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SITUATIONS VACANT FREE accommodation in Spain this winter in return for handyman work. For further details email: oasisparks@yahoo.co.uk or 696 090 776 (218521) LOOKING for hairdressers. Full time and part time. Call Elin 606 569 924 / 965 888 688 (97532) INTERNET and software company is looking for motivated people for our sales department. Call 627 154 639 (209248)

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Porsche celebrates 40 years of 911 Turbo TO coincide with the 40th anniversary of the 911 Turbo, Porsche has presented the open-top versions of the new generation 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S. Making their worldwide debut at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in November, the two new models will double Porsche’s 911 series to four versions. The 911 Turbo Cabriolet and 911 Turbo S Cabriolet deliver the same performance and efficiency offered by the 911 Coupe model unveiled a few months ago. The turbocharged 3.8litre six-cylinder engine delivers 520 bhp (383 kW) in the open-top 911 Turbo and 560 bhp (412 kW) in the S model. The cars accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 3.5 and 3.2 seconds respectively, reaching a top speed of up to 318 km/h. Both of the new models comply with the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), offering figures of 9.9 l/100 km (equivalent to 231 g/km CO2). The open-top 911 Turbo models come with PDK dual-clutch

transmission as standard, as well as the new PTM all-wheel drive and rearaxle steering. The new models will be available from December, with prices that range from €200,211 for the Turbo to €238,492 for the Turbo S, VAT included. They feature widely flared rear wings and Porsche’s exclusive panel bow top with magnesium frame. This technology enables the Coupe-like arch to the roof to be achieved when the top is

OPENTOP: 911 Turbo Cabriolet and Turbo S Cabriolet.

INTERIOR: In a carbon look. closed. As with predecessor models, the roof opens

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Opel updates its benchmark monocab GERMAN manufacturer Opel has presented the new Meriva, an update to the series that will premier worldwide at the Brussels’ motor show in January. The new Meriva benefits from many improvements that give it a more refined appearance. The front fascia features a new grille framed by front headlights that, for the first time, include LED daytime running lights. The car also features 17 and 18 inch wheels, becoming the only small monocab offering this option according to the German manufacturer. The new Meriva comes with Opel’s new generation diesel engine the 1.6 CDTI that had its debut in the Zafira Tourer. This diesel is initially available in the power variant 100 kW/136 hp and delivers 320 Newtons of maximum torque. It consumes just 4.4 litres per 100 kilometres and emits 116 grams of CO2 per kilometre, 10 per cent less than its 96 kW/130 hp, 1.7 predecessor. In addition to the 1.6 diesel, all petrol engines and the LPG variant in the new Meriva already comply with the Euro 6 emissions limits. The 1.4 litre petrol engines (88 kW/120 hp and 103 kW/140 hp) are now also offered in combination with a reworked low-friction six-speed automatic transmission.

As for the five and six-speed manual gearboxes, these have been upgraded to offer more precise gear changes. The Meriva also receives a new IntelliLink infotainment system enabling seamless smartphone integration into the vehicle. The system features Bluetooth hand-free phone connectivity and audio streaming, and additional connectivity via USB. Navigation is embedded into the system, and destinations can be entered via voice recognition. Map updates can be downloaded via USB. The car’s interior benefits from a redesigned central console and increased rear passenger legroom in the central seat. The patented FlexDoors system is less intrusive on rear passenger space than sliding doors. Doors open out at an 84 degree angle and facilitate, for example, the easy installation of child safety seats on both sides of the rear seat. In addition, the interior cabin can turn into a five, four, three and two seater thanks to the FlexSpace-Rear-Seating system by Opel. Prices of the Meriva will be announced in November when its order books are opened, and the first cars will be delivered to customers as of the third week of January.

UPDATE: The new Meriva. NAVIGATION: Destinations can be entered via voice recognition.

Assembly line 100 years celebration FORD Motor Company has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line designed under the leadership of Henry Ford. The moving assembly line, regarded as the world’s greatest contribution to modern manufacturing, was first used at the Ford Highland Park plant in Michigan. The new process simplified the assembly of the Ford Model T’s 3,000 parts by breaking it into 84 distinct steps performed by groups of workers as a rope pulled

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Ford celebrated the 100th anniversary of the assembly line. the vehicle chassis down the line. This dropped the assembly time for a single vehicle from 12 hours to about 90 minutes. As a consequence, Ford

was able to drop the price of the Model T from $850, the equivalent to $20,080 today, to $300 ($7,087). This, considering the average annual income at the time in the US was of approximately $15,000, made the vehicle affordable to the masses. Eventually, a Model T was built every 24 seconds, selling more than 15 million worldwide by 1927 according to the manufacturer’s data. The success of this new approach quickly spread worldwide in the automotive industry, with other companies using the assembly line in their production. The assembly line, together with Ford’s safety procedures, led to the coinage of the term Fordism to refer to an economic and social system based on a standardised form of mass production.


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LA VILLA made the perfect start to the new league season with a convincing away win over BUC BARCELONA. After travelling all morning to get to the ground, due to economic problems at the club still awaiting resolution, TO READ MORE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: WWW.EUROWEEKLYNEWS.COM

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CALPE got their season under way in good fashion. Their first League match was away against Benitachell Lions, the League champions for the past four years, and they came away with their best result for years. The game ended in a draw, and based on previous years, the Lions will look on it as a ‘loss.’

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THE Montgo Golf Society played an individual stableford competition at El Bosque. The competition was won by Shaun O’Gorman with 37 points,

GREAT day at The Woodbridge Oval, first time visitors Kennington, played out a great game against Sporting Alfas. Openers Watts and Finch Jnr reached 117 before Watts fell, a sharp piece of keeping from Smith stumping the skipper, wickets then fell steadily as the SACC lads showed the way with the ball, Waqar doing the job and returning 8 overs for 3 wickets. Guest player Abdul took 2 as did Paul Taylor. A below par score of 188 for 9 was set. But it proved enough as wickets fell regularly and SACC middle order was only steadied by Fletcher who hit a well deserved 60 before falling.

followed by Neil Cuming (35) in second, Simon Fox (35) in third, John Day (34) in fourth and Ed Wallace (33) in fifth place. Next game will be held at Oliva

Nova on Friday November 1 and will be a strokesford competition for the Rose Bowl. The first tee is at 9.28am. For more details visit www.montgogolfsociety.net.

Happy birthday! THIS year’s special 25th Anniversary for Benitachell BC event was sponsored by Europa. The 66 club members and invited guests enjoyed two full days of competitive mixed triples, won by Malcolm Sprawson, Heike Ives and Velia Wood. The BBC Winter League team was on top form winning on all six rinks to take 12 points against Javea Green, putting them in pole position. The Berleen team also claimed maximum points with an impressive 19-12 victory. The Lions second fixture of the season in the Northern League was at home to Calpe where they had to settle for a draw at 5 points each.

WINNERS : 25th anniversary. From left: Sharon (Europa), Brian Doggett (BBC President), Malcolm Sprawson, Heike Ives and Velia Wood.

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