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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...

Forgotten passenger sees the funny side

RED-FACED airline EasyJet 'was full of apologies' after leaving pensioner Ray Fear behind at Valencia airport - patiently waiting at the departure lounge’s assisted...

Trick or swim?

Temperatures will be close to the 30C this weekend which seems more like summer than late autumn. The many bathers on Moraira's Ampolla beach...

Schoolgirl, 11, witnesses father murdering mother

DOZENS of residents joined a minute's silence outside Dénia town hall on Tuesday condemning the brutal murder of an expat in front of her...

Brexit deal on a knife-edge

BORIS Johnson’s deal to take Britain out of the European Union was hanging by a thread as Costa Blanca News went to press. The Democratic...

Nine involved in Calpe car parking fine scam

FOLLOWING news released last week of a possible parking fine scam in Calpe, the Guardia Civil are investigating nine people, all employees of the...

Fond memories of a Thomas Cook employee

Long-standing Torrevieja resident Rita Huntley has shared her thoughts on a treasured career working for Thomas Cook with CBNews. The recent demise of the company...

Cyber sharks steal pensioner’s savings

HEARTLESS internet bandits fleeced a Costa Blanca pensioner looking to invest savings and earn a better return than the 'rubbish' interest offered by high...

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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...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...