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Spain relaxes law protecting coastline

New legislation allows more coastal construction that has damaged the seaside over decades.

Last Modified: 11 May 2013 20:27
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Decades of over-development on the Spanish coastline have blighted much of the seaside and it may now get worse thanks to changes to a law protecting it.

The coastline, coupled with the sunny climate, has long been a draw for millions of tourists.

But the government has changed a law that used to restrict coastal construction.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Tarifa in southern Spain.

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