Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

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...

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...

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...

Winter Fuel Payments

There has been much in the press concerning Winter Fuel Payments. The Department of Works and Pensions, if you phone them, will tell you...

UK eases lockdown

AFTER almost two months of lockdown, Boris Johnson has set out what he called "the first sketch of a road map for reopening society". A...

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...

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,...

Beeb got it wrong over Cliff

Congratulations and celebrations. Sir Cliff Richard has won his legal case against the BBC for its unlawful coverage of the police raid on one...

Politicians behaving badly

I’m more than a little hacked off by the juvenile behaviour of some of our politicians. Last week, a handful of Conservative MPs threatened...

Harry and Meghan did not consult HM The Queen

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex did not consult the Queen or the Prince of Wales about the contents of their bombshell statement saying...

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...

Elton’s long goodbye

I love a good spat between uber famous people and was licking my lips when Rod Stewart branded Elton John's retirement tour as 'dishonest'...

Covid-19 measures to be to stepped up

Boris Johnson has accepted that the coronavirus outbreak can no longer be contained in the UK, signalling the start of the next phase in...

Murdoch’s Power Wedding

And finally, I see that sleaze-peddling billionaire newspaper baron Rupert Murdoch recently got hitched to the Texan model Jerry Hall. This is the family...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

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...