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Costa Poppy Appeal launch

The 2016 Poppy Appeal was launched in Benidorm last Friday with a spectacular parade led by the Torrevieja Pipes and Drums along the Levante...

Sex exploiters arrested

GUARDIA civil organised crime units have arrested seven people and released four women in a nationwide operation against sexual exploitation and people trafficking. Arrestes have...

Jihadist arrested in Altea

NATIONAL Police officers on Wednesday arrested a 38-year-old man in Altea on suspicion of belonging to a Jihadi cell. According to the ministry of the...

Pound continues to fall

THE depreciation of the pound sterling reported in CBNews last week continues. The official rate dropped to 1.10 this week and exchange desks around Benidorm...

British PM visits Spain

BRITISH PM Theresa May to scheduled to visit Madrid tomorrow (Thursday). Her first official visit to Spain since taking over at Number 10 is to...

Protest over ‘sexist and homophobic’ Archbishop visit

DOZENS of demonstrators gathered outside Gandia Collegiate church in the town hall square in protest as 'homophobic and sexist' Cardinal Antonio Cañizares' gave mass...

Gandía council under threat

GANDIA'S left-wing coalition government could be in danger now that the sole councillor for centre-right Ciudadanos has withdrawn his support. Ciro Palmer was key in...

Spain wants health deal for British OAPs

THE SPANISH government is bidding to ensure that British pensioners living in the country can continue to have their healthcare costs paid by the...

Pound plunge

The pound sterling exchange rate against the euro dropped to 1.11 on the streets yesterday (Thursday) as a consequence of PM Theresa May's announcement...

Living longer in Spain

LIFE expectation in Spain has increased to 90.4 years - becoming the second EU country with the highest figure. The news released by Eurostat to...

‘Fira i Festes’ is here

MAYBE the weather hasn't completely cottoned on yet, but autumn 2016 is now nine days old and Gandia is gearing up to celebrate it...

Gandia’s waiting list woes

GANDIA hospital's outpatient consultancies are 'overwhelmed' due to 'poor planning', complains the general workers' union (UGT). The syndicate has finally cottoned onto the fact that...

A sweeter Christmas

'TURRÓN', by far the most popular Spanish Christmas treat, will be cheaper this year. Falling almond prices registered since July will lower the average price...

Banks have to pay up

A LANDMARK judgment from the Supreme Court (TS) is forcing banks to refund deposits which buyers put down on off-plan housing developments that were...

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Fewer new cases but more deaths

New recorded cases of coronavirus in the Valencia region are continuing to go down. Councillor for health Ana Barceló reported today (Friday) that 316 new...