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Free cancer tests

THE QUIRÓN private hospital in Torrevieja is offering free colon cancer tests for people aged 50 to 74 years old to coincide with World...

Terror alert hoax blasted

RUMOURS of an imminent terrorist attack in Spain, which had been spread through the WhatsApp messaging service, have been rubbished by interior minister Jorge...

Suitcase cigarette sting

A RUSSIAN who tried to smuggle 1,320 packets of cigarettes into Spain via Alicante-Elche airport has been arrested. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.

And finally, a bit of Brexit

Castalla March 13, 2016 Dear Editor, Sigh! How I wish that some people would read and understand the contents of your Readers' Letters. Yet again, it is...

And finally, a bit of Brexit

Alfaz March 14, 2016 Get used to it: we will hearing little else until the Referendum. Ignore it, but it will not go away. Listen to...

Incontinence

Email March 17, 2016 I thought you might be interested in a story in the Daily Mail today, March 16, 'Incontinence op that's wrecked thousands of......

Postal votes

Alfaz del Pi March 9, 2016 Dear Sir Like many other expats I have applied for a postal vote for the referendum this year. However what worries...

Winter fuel payment

Email, March 11, 2016 Further to the letter of inquiry by a reader published in your Letters page on February 19, 2016 concerning the withdrawal of...

Standards of justice

Email March 11, 2016 Dear Sirs Spain has one standard of justice for crimes against people and another standard for crimes against the state. For example, a...

Extreme angling danger warning

EMERGENCY services are urging visitors and residents to stop clambering down Jávea's cliffs via the old fishermen's rope ladders - practically every week, fire...

Charlotte’s got a heart of gold – and hair to match

Jávea 10 year old Charlotte Tennant proved to be a real golden girl on Friday when she cut her precious locks to be sent...

Costa cries for Brussels

Costa councils and other official organisations have called a minutes silence at noon today to show their condolences to the victims of yesterday's (Tuesday)...

Air passengers hit by another strike

SO far 30 flights to Alicante-Elche airport have been cancelled due to the air traffic controller strike in France and other passengers have been...

Watching from the sky

THE PEGASUS helicopters will once again form an integral part of the DGT national traffic department’s road safety campaign this Easter. Full story in Costa...

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Tests on AVE tracks

STATE railway company Adif has been carrying out tests along the high-speed train (AVE) line that will connect Monforte del Cid with Elche, the...