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Public transport fares frozen

THE regional government in Valencia has decided to freeze the cost of public transport in 2016, in order to promote its better use by...

Prescription charges axed

FULL details of the regional government’s plan to scrap copayment for prescription charges for pensioners and the disabled from January 1 were announced on...

All so innocent

ANYBODY visiting Ibi on Monday could be forgiven for thinking the whole town had been afflicted by some kind of mass insanity as oddly...

Bankia sets new cash point charge

Bankia announced this week that it is levying a charge of €0,98 on anybody that uses its cash point machines if their credit or...

Conservatory hits wrong note

Multi-million-euro music teaching facility has a number of deficiencies By Dave Jones JUST when residents may have thought the scandals surrounding Torrevieja’s public buildings had run...

Benidorm main street to undergo revamp

The council has announced that its 2016 budget will be presented at the next full council meeting during the first week of January. Mayor Toni...

Airport access upgrade approved

The public works ministry in Madrid has approved the project to upgrade the N-338 which links the N-332 with the main Alicante ring road...

Bond’s world

December 21, 2015 Hi Anita, Over the years, it always worries me, when opening the pages of my Costa Blanca News at Bond's World, what malady...

Cruelty ‘heritage’

Valencia November 18, 2015 Sir, With regard to S.Townsend's letter, he states that he 'would never presume to tell the Spanish people what their culture and heritage...

Winter fuel allowance

Email December 19, 2015 I notice that we have missed out on receiving the winter allowance this year, because Spain is never cold! Why? Because we deserted...

Notable monthly quotables of 2015

Benidorm December 19, 2015 Dear editor, January-"We have just been hit at the heart of our liberty." Anne Hidalgo, Paris mayor, after the Charlie Hebdo shooting. February-"No one...

EHIC cards and Brexit

La Marina December 20, 2015 Dear Editor, if the UK votes to leave the EU would the EHIC card still be valid for European travel health...

Syrian war and the budget

Polop. December 15, 2015 Sir, How can Chancellor Osborne ever hope to balance the budget, or even reduce GB ever increasing enormous debt, if misguided and irresponsible...

Snow news is good news

A LACK of snow in most major skiing resorts in Spain has led to many people cancelling their reservations at mountain retreats and heading...

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Valencia remains the best in Spain

Valencia continues to buck the national trend and remains the region with the lowest instance of coronavirus in the country. While cases rocket in a...

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