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UK government’s Brexit appeal in court

THE SUPREME Court in London staged the legal hearing this week into whether Parliament’s consent is required before official Brexit negotiations can begin. Theresa May’s...

Summer in December

AN increase in temperatures and the gradual disappearance of the clouds that covered most of the Costa Blanca at the start of the week...

Gearing up for Brexit

THE REGIONAL government in Murcia has set up a permanent committee to follow and analyse the effects of the Brexit process. Councillor for economic development,...

Gun runners’ internet weapon store shut down

A TOTAL of 30 suspects have been arrested for arms trafficking on the internet, one of them in Alicante province. Full report in Friday’s Costa...

Plan to boost manufacturing

THE REGIONAL government is bidding to reindustrialise the Valencia region. A three-year plan was outlined this week by councillor for employment, commerce and the sustainable...

Villajoyosa vice

THE Guardia Civil this week dismantled an alleged dangerous criminal organisation in Villajoyosa following a Hollywood-style kidnapping. Two men and four women have been arrested...

Magnificent Mayans head for Alicante

The fascinating Mayan culture will form the basis of the main international exhibition at Alicante city’s MARQ museum in 2017. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Anyone for mushroom picking?

Email November 23, 2016 Hello, I wonder if you know of any people who go mushroom picking in Costa Blanca? Thank you, Carl (contact: carleric20@outlook.com) Dear Carl, Although there...

Mobility scooters

Email November 26, 2016 I read the article about mobility scooters with such disbelief that I checked that we had not done a fast-forward to April...

The Dinner

November 27 Dear Sirs Thank you for printing my rhyme about turning seventy. It has produced enough comment from a number of friends and acquaintances for...

Unhelpful airport car park staff

La Marina November 28, 2016 Thank you (not) to the parking staff at Alicante-Elche airport. This problem happened on the evening of Sunday, 27th November, 2016. I went...

Furious over annuities

Murcia November 22, 2016 I have just been reading my Daily Mail dated Monday 21st November, page 8, with reference to annuities and I am furious!...

The death of the Mar Menor

SEAGRASSES in the Mar Menor are being wiped out. An investigation carried out by ecologist organisation ANSE and the national oceanographic institute (IEO) found that...

Cash payment limit dropped to €1,000

THE CABINET will tomorrw (Friday) approve new measures to fight fiscal fraud, including a new limit on payments in cash to €1,000. Currently, cash payments...

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Fewer new cases but more deaths

New recorded cases of coronavirus in the Valencia region are continuing to go down. Councillor for health Ana Barceló reported today (Friday) that 316 new...

Alicante field hospital