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No trams until mid-2020?

THE TENDER for the remodelling of tram station platforms for Line 9 between Benidorm and Dénia has been authorised, but it is clear that...

Boeing 737 Max grounded at Alicante-Elche airport

A BOEING 737 Max heading for Belgium had to make an unscheduled landing at Alicante-Elche airport on Tuesday. The aircraft, owned by TUI Airlines and...

Scotsman arrested over Benidorm death denied bail

THE 33-year-old Brit arrested at the airport whilst waiting to board a flight back to Scotland on Sunday has been denied bail following a...

House of no Commons sense

BRITISH expats living on the Costa are in despair, as the Brexit outcome appears more unclear than ever after this week's events in the...

Search for illegal wells

THE SEGURA river and water authority (CHS) stated this week that it is collaborating with town halls to locate and seal illegal wells ‘which...

Airport beats off Brexit blues

PASSENGER numbers from the UK are on the up again at Alicante-Elche airport following a downturn in 2018. Airport director Tomás Melgar noted that traffic...

Protest or just a day off?

Alfaz del Pi March 5 Dear Sirs I write to you regarding this week’s celebration of International Women’s Day, which I fully support. The rights of women at...

The illegal homes problem

Email March 5 In a bid to solve the illegal homes problem your article lists ways this can be achieved by homeowners paying for basic infrastructure...

Banking problems

Villajoyosa March 4 I write in response to 'Bank problems?' in your March 1 issue. We have had the same experience with BBVA as your correspondent. We...

Banking problems

Torrevieja March 1 Hiya, ref' your article about BBVA. I have been with BBVA for 30 years. I have a large SUMA bill that I pay monthly. I...

Regarding vegetarian option for tapas route

Denia February 28 I have seen the letter from Garry Sheen in your letters page Feb 22-28. I must say although we accept that vegetarianism and...

Valencia answers questions on post-Brexit healthcare

AFTER regional president Ximo Puig stated last month that British residents in the Valencia region would maintain their right to free healthcare ‘in any...

Costa tribute to women

PRACTICALLY all Costa towns are hosting special events and rallies to commemorate International Women's Day today - Friday March 8. Some councils have organised events...

New call to ban painkiller

HEALTH chiefs must ban the use of the controversial analgesic metamizole to protect the public as more people fall victim to side effects, says...

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‘Specialist’ burglars busted

A GANG of burglars – who were based in Torrevieja but operated all over south-east Spain – has been brought down by the National...