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Five-month summers on the horizon

By Tom Cain WEATHER experts have warned that if climate change continues at the current rate, then  the Costa Blanca will be in for five-month-long...

Top marks for Easyjet

Email December 31, 2015 Sir, I travelled home to Spain on a late afternoon flight mid December on a Saturday from Gatwick to Alicante. Having checked myself...

Torrevieja conservatory

Email January 3, 2016 Dear Mr Jones, As a regular visitor to Torrevieja, a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and currently employed...

The Brexit referendum

Lliria January 3, 2016 Dear Sir, Mr. Henham should be careful for what he wishes for as regards "Brexit" ( CBNews 1/1/16). Apart from the effect such a...

Call for action against illegal parking in disabled places

Campoverde January 2, 2016 When will action be taken against able-bodied drivers who park illegally in disabled parking places? This thoughtless, lazy and despicable act causes untold...

Spain registers highest ever reduction in unemployment

  The number of unemployed people registered at the country’s job centres in 2015 fell by 354,203 to a total of 4,093,508. This was the highest...

Bulls in court

Legal loopholes means Dénia's Bous a la Mar organisers should face €4.8m fine every summer, says an animal action team ANIMAL protection group PACMA has...

Three Kings delight Costa kids

The Three Kings (Wise Men) paraded through all Costa towns last night (Tuesday) loaded with presents for children and goodies for everyone. Thousands of people...

Lemon lifters have their collars felt

By Nuria Pérez A HUGE haul of stolen lemons was seized at Almoradí farm on Monday. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition).

Hitman’s extradition holds up cheated wife murder case

A MURDER trial against a Swiss woman who hired three hitmen to kill her husband's lover has been put back due to delays in...

Spain is winning war against road deaths

THE NUMBER of people killed during 2015 in road traffic accidents in the Valencia region fell by 11% on the previous year, according to...

New lease of life for abandoned hotel

BENIDORM town hall has received notification of the basic project to build a four star hotel on the site of the abandoned and burnt...

Mayor ‘free for all’

By Dave Jones TORREVIEJA mayor José Manuel Dolón gave a press conference this week to explain which charities and NGOs he has donated his expenses...

Ombudsman’s anger over cancer drug delay

By Nuria Pérez THE VALENCIA region Ombudsman, José Cholbi has asked the health authorities to guarantee that cancer patients get the medicines they are prescribed...

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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