Costa Levante News

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Sports instructor’s reputation damaged by fake abuse claims

By Samantha Kett A VOLLEYBALL trainer accused of child sex abuse has been acquitted after a judge found no evidence to convict her. The woman, who...

Mortgage expense return for Valencia house buyers

By Joe Wickman OVER half a million Valencia region residents will benefit from the ruling by the Supreme Court to force banks to return part...

Frozen pensions fear

CAMPAIGNERS have raised the fear that the British government could freeze state pensions for expats when the UK pulls out of the European Union. Nigel...

The Costa ‘Blanca’

Snow has been falling at almost sea level  this morning in many town along the Costa Blanca. Our photo shows snow falling in La...

Gas bottle price hike

The price of a bottle of butane gas will go up by 5% tomorrow (Tuesday). The new price approved by the Minsitry of Industry is...

Big freeze on the way

  The freezing weather which has been affecting central Europe is expected to hit Spain’s Mediterranean coast next week. The arrival of the mass of polar...

Flu spike

Health centres up and down the Valencia region have registered a rapidly increasing amount of patients suffering from the flu this week. Official sources said...

Candy Wright’s a ‘Piece of Light’

Dedicated Costa charity worker Candy Wright has been granted the 'Points of Light' award by British PM Theresa May in recognition of her outstanding...

Holiday rental websites under fire

THE VALENCIAN government has triggered new action which could result in huge fines for holiday rental sites such as popular Airbnb that have not...

Highest unemployment fall on record

2016 has ended with the highest fall in unemployment in a single year in Spain since records have been kept. The employment office has...

Beniarbeig burglar busted

A resident of Beniarbeig has been charged with 12 counts of burglary following an investigation by the Guardia civil. Numerous forced entries with exactly...

On alert

COSTA councils in collaboration with National Police and Guardia Civil have set up extra security deployments for the forthcoming New Year's Eve and Three...

High hopes for Costa ‘floor clause’ victims

BANK customer associations estimate between 140,000 and 160,000 mortgage payers in Alicante province will be able to claim back amounts overcharged by banks due...