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Bid to save iconic ‘Casa Pinet’

THE owners of a well known restaurant in Tárbena are facing eviction after the lease on the council-owned property expired in 2014. Jeroni Moncho Pascual,...

Costa projects announced

By Nuria Pérez COORDINATOR for Orihuela Costa, Sofía Álvarez has set out the main projects for the coast this year in an interview with CBNews. Full...

Learning to love the podenco

By Nuria Pérez THE HUNTING season has just ended in many areas of Spain. With it comes a time of terror, torture and death for up...

Sex slaves freed

A ROMANIAN gang which forced young women to work as prostitutes in south Alicante province has been busted. The women were plied with drugs so...

Alicante jihadist network shut down

By Alex Watkins A CREVILLENTE resident has been arrested as the alleged leader of a jihadist network which was sending equipment and weapons disguised as...

British drug lab busted

By Alex Watkins THREE Britons and a Dutchman have been arrested in Alicante province in connection with the largest ever European haul of the chemical...

In the name of the rose

By Dave Jones A CAMPAIGN to reintroduce an endangered native plant in Torrevieja is gathering pace. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.

Comment on ‘Coastline for canines’

Email January 30, 2016 I wish something like this would happen in Benidorm. Absolutely ridiculous with so many dogs in Benidorm owned by expats. Even if...

Thanks from Elche Children’s Care Home

Email January 25, 2016 The Elche Children's Care Home would like to say a big "Thank You" to Casas España S.L. for their donation of €179. Gareth...

Brit Scene comment

Email February 2, 2016 In the column this week the writer is very agitated that Australia might remove the Queen as Head of State. Why? It...

‘Had’ to take another Ryanair flight?

Email January 30, 2016 Re: Letter by John Hopkins last week So John 'had' to take another flight with Ryanair? Maybe because of the price? Sounds like...

Cyclists on Costa roads

Altea January 27, 2016 I know we have to be patient with the hundreds of cyclists currently doing their training on the mountains of the Costa...

Zika virus control in place

THE REGIONAL health department has announced it has an effective plan in place to prevent the spread of the Zika virus throughout the Costa. A...

Benidorm sets up vice-squad

A NEW local police unit has been set up in Benidorm to fight against the growing number of prostitutes that prey on unwary tourists...

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Chikungunya cock-up

Three Icelandic tourists who visited Alicante city in May did not catch chikungunya fever during their stay in the area, as reported last week...