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Theresa May announces plans for snap general election

British PM Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on June 8 due to 'national interest'. The PM said that...

Operation take-over

TORREVIEJA town hall is bidding to take over the public transport service in the municipality. Councillor for transport Javier Manzanares said their aim is to...

“They are muderers, all Spain is Barcelona” says King

The Royal House led by King Felipe VI has expressed its most severe condemnation of the Barcelona attacks this afternoon. "They are all murderers,...

On the matter of Brexit…

January 22 Email To the Editor, In the matter of Brexit, I feel that I should make some intervention in view of the much guess work and...

Spain tightens security

SPAIN has maintained its terror alert at Level 4 of 5, but has stepped up surveillance in sensitive areas following last week’s atrocity in...

Accord to slash property tax

TORREVIEJA town hall is moving to bring in the long-awaited reduction in property tax (IBI), which would come into force on January 1, 2017. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

Vet jailed for killing wife

A BENIJÓFAR vet who admitted killing his wife in 2013 has been handed a 10-year prison term at the provincial court in Elche. Full story...

An individual’s view of Brexit

Moraira April 29, 2017 When I voted in favour of the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Economic Community in 1975, I was in favour...

UK Most Wanted arrested in Alfaz

NATIONAL police today (Thursday) reported the arrested of one of the UK's Most Wanted men listed on a previous Operation Captura. Report released by Europa...

Calpe-Denia Tram line

March 3 Hello, Not sure if I have asked before, but here goes. Any idea when the Calpe to Denia line will reopen? I thought it...

Airport security overhaul begins

WORK has begun at Alicante-Elche airport to renew and enlarge security controls for passengers. Twenty-four new automatic boarding pass readers will be installed in the...

Brexit moaner

Durham, UK January 1, 2017 Anthony Wolseley's pathetic moaning about the UK leaving the EU is something those of us who voted to leave the EU...

Beware of miracle diets

AFTER the big meals and booze of Christmas many of us make New Year's resolutions to lose weight and eat more healthily - but...

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