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Article 50: What does the future hold for UK SMEs?

TODAY, nine months after the historic referendum that saw the UK vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered Article 50, officially beginning the two-year period of Brexit negotiations before the UK’s eventual exit from the trading bloc. With so many questions about the UK’s ongoing relationship with the EU left to […]

Lifestyle & Leisure

U3A Marina Baixa go shopping for charity

MEMBERS OF  the U3A Marina Baixa, Bill and Joan Flint, went on a very special shopping expedition last week. With 500 euros the organisation raised from their ‘Old Tea Stall’ at the recent La Nucia International Day, the couple were able to buy a substantial amount of food and groceries for their chosen charity. Representatives […]

Lifestyle & Leisure

Javea Lodge No 40 visit the Oncology for Children Department, La Fe Hospital, Valencia

LAST WEEK, Javea Lodge No 40 members visited the Oncology Research Department at La Fe Hospital in Valencia, the chosen charity of Matthew James in this his Master’s year. Members were greeted with great enthusiasm by Dr Jaime Font de Mora, Head of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, who expressed great thanks to […]

Lifestyle & Leisure

The Liverpool Band play to a sell-out crowd in aid of the Teulada-Moraira Alzheimer’s Society

THE ESPAI la Senieta, Moraira played host to the most recent Magnum Charity Productions concert on Saturday March 25, featuring the renowned ‘Liverpool Band’. The capacity crowd were thrilled by the excellent tribute to the ‘fab four’, dancing the night away to flawless performances of all the Beatles’ most famous hits. Peter Johnson, COO of Magnum […]

Lifestyle & Leisure

From Javea to Madagascar

JESSICA AND QUENTIN Zimmermann live in Javea and together, along with volunteers in Spain and Germany (and of course, their eight-year-old daughter) they run ‘La Vision’, a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people in Madagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world. After the coup d’etat in spring 2009, Madagascar was dependant on an interim […]

Lifestyle & Leisure

La Cursa Dia de la Dona de Javea raises 4,730€ for Aspanion and Adahma

AROUND A thousand women participated on Sunday in the IX edicion de la Cursa Dia de la Dona 5km race/ walk around Javea. The charity event, organised by the women’s section of the Club de Atletisme Llebeig in collaboration with the Department of Equality, managed to raise 4,730€. The money raised was donated equally to […]

Costa Blanca North News

Breath-taking Aspencat concert raises 4,500€ for PKU children

THE AUDITORIUM of Calpe was filled last weekend as Aspencat collaborated with the musicians of Union Musical Calp Ifach in a charity concert in aid of The Valencian Association of PKU (AVAPKU). The concert sold 538 tickets and raised a total of 4,500€ for Phenylketonuria (PKU) – a disease that affects 50 children in the Valencian […]


Women better suited to leadership in almost all areas, says research

WOMEN ARE better suited to leadership than their male counterparts in most areas, but definitely not all, according to Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School. Martinsen and colleague, Professor Lars Glasø, surveyed the personality traits of more than 2,900 managers – more than 900 women, […]

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Calpe at the ‘MEDSEA’ fair in Alicante

CALPE JOINED neighbours Teulada Moraira at ‘MEDSEA’ – the first international water sports trade fair – this weekend at the Institucion Ferial Alicantina, Alicante. In line with new Department of Tourism strategies, Calpe attended ‘Velofollies’, a specialist cycling trade fair in Kortrijk, Belgium in January to further promote the city as a cycling destination and […]

Health & Beauty

Prestigious cancer doctor hosts conference in Javea

ANNA LLUCH, prestigious scientist and specialist oncologist, is hosting a conference on Friday in Javea. Anna will discuss ‘personalised medicine’, a new approach in the treatment of breast cancer. Anna heads up the Hematology and Oncology department at the Hospital Clínic Universitari de Valencia. A medical professor since 1986, she has worked as a guest […]

Costa Blanca North News

2017 is set to be an epic year for copper

SMALL-CAP miner scoops up big-cap territory that could lead to the biggest discovery in the world. 2017 is shaping up to be a game-changing year for copper. With Trump’s $500-billion infrastructure plan, booming Chinese demand and the recent interest rate hike from the Fed, copper prices are soaring. And for this little known small-cap miner […]