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Police seize 20,000 bottles of ‘fake’ wine on sale in Costa Blanca

GUARDIA CIVIL officers based in San Vicente del Raspeig are investigating two people in Elche, suspected of selling wine that was not suitable for drinking. The couple, a 73-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman, both Spanish, are alleged to have stored and prepared for sale online a total of 20,000 bottles of wine that were […]

SILVER TAKES FIRST PLACE IN USED CAR COLOUR CHOICE
Motoring

Silver takes first place in used car colour choice

THE UK’S used car market declined for a second consecutive quarter in Q3, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) but overall 2017 remains level. 2,102,078 second hand cars changed hands from July to September, representing a fall of 2.1 per cent. Year-to-date, the market remained at record levels […]

CAR SALES DOWN...BUT SEPTEMBER LOOKS ENCOURAGING
Motoring

Car sales down…but the future looks encouraging

THE UK new car market reported its fifth consecutive month of decline in August, according to figures published by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Registrations fell by 6.4 per cent, after a record August in 2016. However, with more than 76,000 new cars registered, the performance still represents the third biggest August in […]

Costa del Sol News Property

Luxury property sales up on the Costa del Sol

SALES TRANSACTIONS for luxury property in Spain rose by 31 per cent in 2016 with a reported price increase of 4 per cent, signalling the significant recent uptick in demand for high-end Spanish properties. Spain’s economy has recovered strongly since the Eurozone crisis and in 2016, Spain’s GDP growth of 2.6 per cent exceeded that […]