Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Hunting for speeders in Torrevieja

Torrevieja’s new mobile radar to catch speeding motorists was put into service on Monday. During the first week it is scheduled to be carrying out...

Family, friends, and furlough are all hit for six

CRUCIAL last over in a tight fought T20 cricket match between an unsteady Boris Johnson select XI and a scratch Covid-19 side...the ball flies...

Government playing Space Invaders again

COMPUTER games are still central to Boris Johnson’s government strategy during the coronavirus crisis with advisors gathered around a console now predicting 85,000 winter...

Boris, Baloo, and the Bare Necessities

MESS with tradition and the flag-waving pomp of the very British institution that is ‘Last Night of the Proms’ at your peril as the...

Post-Brexit trade deal must be done in October ‘at the latest’

A POST-Brexit trade agreement between the UK and the European Union must be achieved "in October at the latest", the EU has reiterated. A spokesman...

UK in historic recession

By Holly Williams, PA BRITAIN has collapsed into its largest recession on record after the coronavirus lockdown sparked a 20.4% contraction between April and June...

UK border control under fire for Covid-19 spread

CORONOVIRUS spread faster in the UK as the Government failed to bring in quarantine rules for travellers in the early days of the pandemic,...

UK travellers ‘frustrated’ over Spain quarantine requirement

TRAVELLERS returning from Spain have expressed their frustration and resignation at the short-notice quarantine requirements. In a decision announced on Saturday - less than five...

UK government was ‘slow to react’ on Russian threat

THE UK government was slow to recognise the potential threat posed by Russia to British democratic processes and did not properly consider whether Moscow...

Airlines take-off

VIRGIN Atlantic has unveiled a £1.2 billion bailout package involving only private funds. The plan to secure its future includes £200 million being provided by...

More UK lockdown easing measures

By Aine Fox, PA More parts of the UK's economy could be given the green light to reopen, a day after the chancellor announced an...

Deaths fall below average

THE number of deaths registered in England and Wales over one week has fallen below the five-year average for the first time since before...

Airbridges to be announced by the end of June

AIR bridges enabling holidaymakers to travel overseas without entering self-isolation when they return will be announced by the end of June, UK transport secretary...

UK lockdown saved thousands – but could have saved more

The UK coronavirus lockdown prevented almost half a million deaths, according to researchers who warn that precautions are "necessary" to avoid a second wave. A...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...