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Sea food seized

HALF a tonne of swordfish and octopus that was unfit for human consumption has been seized by Guardia Civil at Alicante and Santa Pola...

Coin forgers face charges

FIVE people have been arrested for forging €2 coins in Elche and Alicante, revealed the National Police. During the police operation, officers recovered more than...

Traffic law in English

THE FIRST complete English language translation of Spanish traffic law has been made available as a free e-book by the N-332 association, set up...

Benidorm island disappears

Benidorm island 'disappeared' yesterday (Tuesday) as a cloud of mist covered the bay. It also entered the resort leaving only the tips of skyscrappers...

British boost for Costa tourism

Buoyed by an increase in the number of British visitors, the Valencia region’s tourism industry had a booming October. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Virgin beach plan anger

ECOLOGISTS have presented objections to a project to restore the environment by El Saladar de Agua Amarga beach, which stands between the runways of...

Polluted mining sites

Campoverde. November 24 Podemos MEP Lola Sanchez along with European Commissioner for the environment, Karmenu Vella will find if somewhat difficult to persuade French mining company...

In reply to John Smith

November 24 Dear Sir, In response to John Smith's letter in the CBN (November 23-29) in which he criticised Tom Baker and Dave Jones, I would...

‘Over use’ of rubbish hut

November 24 Dear Editor Apparently the inhabitants of the El Aspre / Orbeta urbanisation are to blame for their ‘over use’ of the Basura casita on...

Cabanyal resurgence

Cabanyal Valencia November 25 Dear CBN I would like to comment on Joe Wickman’s article headed "Cabanyal resurgence”, in this week’s Costa Levante News. I have lived in the...

British Army in Afghanistan

Hillsborough, Co. Down November 22 What the hell is the British Army doing in Afghanistan? Is the British Army thwarting terrorism? The Afghan combatants British soldiers engage...

Search for missing cat

November 27 Would it be at all possible for me to write the following and have it printed somewhere in your newspaper. I do not...

Michelin stars shine on the Costa

TWO MORE restaurants in Calpe have received prestigious Michelin stars and so has El Xato in La Nucía. Alicante now becomes one of the Spanish...

Diphtheria case in Dénia confirmed

A CASE of diphtheria has been diagnosed at Dénia hospital – only the fifth in three years in Spain, where the highly-contagious condition was...

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Police raid pubs showing football

A NATIONWIDE crackdown on businesses showing televised football matches without the proper subscription was carried out by National Police this week. Officers swooped simultaneously while...

Bank on a vote

Valencia sets out Brexit plan

Three cheers for Alicante wine