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Five-month summers on the horizon

WEATHER experts have warned that if climate change continues at the current rate, then the Costa Blanca will be in for five-month-long summers. Jorge Olcina,...

Airport’s record year

ALICANTE-Elche airport sealed a record year with more than 10.5 million passengers in 2015, which is 5.1% up on 2014, according to the public...

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...

Wheel of fortune smiles on Alicante

ALICANTE province will play a pivotal role in the 2016 Vuelta - or tour of Spain cycle race. The finish of the gruelling three-week, 3,277-kilometre...

Good news for Costa tourism

Russian tourists seek alternative destinations SOCIAL and political tensions in Turkey, Egypt and the rest of North Africa are diverting more Russian tourists to the...

Prescription aid protects the vulnerable

MORE than a quarter of a million patients in the region benefited from the elimination of the 'copayment' prescription charges in the first week...

Snow closes roads

By Dave Jones HEAVY snow falls have closed roads in northern Spain. AEMET is reporting that the low pressure system could bring snow to the mountains...

Wheel of fortune smiles on Alicante

By Barry Wright ALICANTE will play a pivotal role in the 2016 Vuelta, tour of Spain cycle race, with the finish of the gruelling three-week...

Beware of miracle diets

Nutritional experts offer food for thought By Alex Watkins AFTER the big meals and booze of Christmas many of us make New Year’s resolutions to lose...

Five-month summers on the horizon

By Tom Cain WEATHER experts have warned that if climate change continues at the current rate, then  the Costa Blanca will be in for five-month-long...

Top marks for Easyjet

Email December 31, 2015 Sir, I travelled home to Spain on a late afternoon flight mid December on a Saturday from Gatwick to Alicante. Having checked myself...

Torrevieja conservatory

Email January 3, 2016 Dear Mr Jones, As a regular visitor to Torrevieja, a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and currently employed...

The Brexit referendum

Lliria January 3, 2016 Dear Sir, Mr. Henham should be careful for what he wishes for as regards "Brexit" ( CBNews 1/1/16). Apart from the effect such a...

Call for action against illegal parking in disabled places

Campoverde January 2, 2016 When will action be taken against able-bodied drivers who park illegally in disabled parking places? This thoughtless, lazy and despicable act causes untold...

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Protected animals ‘stuffed’ in Alicante

AN EIGHT-month investigation by the Guardia Civil in Alicante province into the illegal trade of animals has led to the seizure of more than...

Mayors take their bow

Britons’ missed opportinty