Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

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...

Benitez sacked

Rafael Benitez has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid FC after yet another dissapointing league match performance yesterday (Sunday). The former Liverpool boss was...

Bid to ‘save’ the Mar Menor

By Nuria Pérez A COMMITTEE has been set up to manage and coordinate the ambitious ITI Mar Menor project to save the threatened lagoon and...

Warm winter forecast

By Dave Jones IT’S going to be a warm one. The forecast by state weather agency AEMET for the next three months gives a 55% probability...

Ghost tourism agency wound up

By Dave Jones “IT was set up in 2007 but it has never had a budget, never had any staff and has never done anything....

Europe’s favourite airline?

Email December 18, 2015   Dear Sir I’m a frequent flyer and I often use Ryanair because of their prices and the availability of certain destinations. However, I did...

Winter Fuel Allowance

Email December 26, 2015 Dear Sir, I write to express my total agreement with the comments of Linda Garfield in last week’s letters re. Winter Fuel Allowance. I...

Brexit vote

December 27, 2015 Els Poblets,   Dear Sir, Is it going to be possible for ex pats who have been here many years to vote in the Referendum...

Fine fight

Email December 22, 2015   Dear Editor A few weeks ago I received by recorded delivery a letter from Agencia Tributaria a letter which was in Spanish, but...

Park progress

By Dave Jones ANIMAL lovers have been flocking to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park during 2015 to see the plethora of birdlife on view. More in this...

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Drug delivery scams rumbled

Drug dealers disguised as food delivery drivers have been caught in two separate incidents in Alicante and Valencia, reported the National Police. Full report in...