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Mountainside memorial for RAF airmen

THE seven Royal Air Force airmen who perished when a Wellington crashed onto the Montgo mountain above Denia on December 5, 1950, were finally...

Campaign to save hero immigrant

A MASSIVE campaign is under way to get permanent residence rights for a young Senegalese man and his family after he ran into a...

British bus joyrider remanded in prison

A 26-YEAR-OLD British holidaymaker who stole a transfer coach in Benidorm and took it on a 4km rampage through the streets of the town...

Alicante airport welcomes 14millionth passenger of 2019

THE 14 MILLIONTH passenger arrived at Alicante airport on Monday November 25 on a Transavia Boeing 737-800 from Eindhoven. This was a historic moment, as...

Keeping you in the picture

This spectacular image taken by Costa Blanca News photographer Ángel García of the historic snowfall in 2017 in Alicante province taken on Aitana peak...

Regional Brexit healthcare vow

PRESIDENT of the Valencia region Ximo Puig met with new British ambassador Hugh Elliot on Wednesday and ‘guaranteed maximum cooperation and collaboration’ to minimise...

Traffic confusion in Benidorm

DUE to the ongoing roadworks on the main Avenida Mediterraneo and adjoining streets in Benidorm, traffic flow changed last Monday morning, catching many drivers...

Torture ordeal of Jávea kidnap victim

VIOLENT thugs kidnapped a 61-year-old man and subjected him to a 12-hour campaign of violence to steal €16,000 in cash and his car. Held prisoner...

‘You only had one job ‘

FOLLOWING the asphalt being resurfaced between Jalon and Benissa, a clearly tired sign painter failed to look up and check his spelling. The small...

‘Freshly-caught plastic’ on sale at fish market

FISHERMEN based in Dénia 'caught' over six tonnes of plastic from the sea just off the Marina Alta capital's coast last year alone –...

New Michelin star in Jávea

TULA Restaurant in Jávea has won its first Michelin star for its food based on modern Mediterranean cuisine using local ingredients. Located in Avenida de...

Green light for airport train

THE LONG-awaited project to construct a rail link to Alicante-Elche airport is finally moving in the right direction. The ministry for public works has definitively...

And what about us, Boris?

A VETERAN British MP has raised concerns that there is no reference to Britons living in Europe in Boris Johnson’s European Union (Withdrawal Agreement)...

Visitors dodge beauty spot booking rules

ONE IN six visitors to the Cova Tallada cave in summer failed to book their place and buy a ticket – despite knowing they...

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Benidorm iconic tower works resume

AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...