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Briton’s police cell suicide case closed

Public prosecutors in Benidorm have closed an investigation into the death in custody of a British tourist after concluding that the National Police had...

Fibreoptic cables in Jávea

Hi Mr Parkes, I have been given you as a contact regarding info on Movistar rollout of fibreoptic. At present it appears to be rolling out...

Postal vote

March 24 Dear Sir Having read the letter from Ann Wilkinson in this week's paper, I would like to say I was about to send a...

Looking for rowers

March 24 I visit the Torrevieja area at least three times a year and have tried to track down a rowing club that would allow...

PP and national health

Email March 27, 2016 I have been following the "circus" of the politicians and wonder how far they will go. The old story of a politician...

Robbed

Els Poblets March 30, 2016 We've been robbed, we haven't reported it, there is not much point. Let me explain. We sold our house and downsized. We...

Belgian attacks and Brexit

Email, March 23 With the awful news of the terrorist attacks in Belgium I wonder if the sceptics who would rather come out of Europe...

Charity bullfight goes ahead despite protest

THE 10,000 people that signed a petition to halt a bullfight held on Good Friday at Benidorm's bullring have been totally ignored by the...

Hospital rescue plan

REGIONAL health authorities have started the ball rolling to 'buy back' the privatised Marina Alta district medical service. Over the past seven years, Dénia hospital...

Easter bonanza

IT WAS a record-breaking Easter weekend on the Costa Blanca as temperatures leaped into the high 20s and hotels reported 100%occupancy rates. Over the four-day...

Property sales boom

FIGURES released this week show that foreign property buyers in Alicante province are pumping an average of €2.25 billion a year into the provincial...

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.

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Police hit ‘dial-a-line’ gang

A GANG that offered cocaine on call – 24 hours a day and 365 days a year – has been rounded up in Elche...

New team to run Valencia