Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

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...

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...

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...

Missing UK victims

WHILE the number of cases in the UK rapidly approached 250,000, latest figures show more than 35,000 lives have been lost due to the...

UK ministers warn it’s still too early to lift lockdown

MINISTERS have cautioned it is still too soon to begin lifting the coronavirus lockdown, after Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care...

UK could introduce air bridges to low-risk countries by end of...

QUARANTINE-free travel between Britain and some countries could be introduced at the end of this month if infection rates at home and abroad are...

UK to ease lockdown next week

UK CORONAVIRUS lockdown measures could start being eased from Monday, Boris Johnson said, despite concerns over the epidemic in care homes and ongoing frustration...

Seeking out new life for Jean-Luc Picard

We may be about to enter dark times after March 29 but at least we will have a strong leader to light our path...

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...

Polls ‘grim’ for government over Cummings

By Jack Troughton TRUST in Prime Minister Boris Johnson tumbled this week as the story of his key advisor breaking lockdown continues to dominate headlines...

EU open to two-year Brexit extension says Barnier

The European Union is "open" to a two-year Brexit delay, chief negotiator Michel Barnier has confirmed. In a letter to the Westminster leaders of the...

Stop the Presses! Female TV Presenter Has Legs

DURING recent coverage of the Rio Olympics the BBC’s Helen Skelton wore an above-the-knee dress and consequently the internet nearly broke. Some social media...

UK government’s slow response has cost lives, says expert

THE UK is among a handful of countries singled out by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for having "tempered" the "positive signs" that Europe...

UK coronavirus figures still increasing

THE UK deathtoll due to coronavirus surpasses 18,000, focus remains on the shortage of PPE and the long-term economic consequences the lockdown will have. According...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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