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Residents refuse to roll out the barrel

BEER starts flowing in a Costa Blanca town today (Friday) as it launches a three-day celebration of the German tradition of Oktoberfest – although...

Britons boost foreign property sales

FOLLOWING eight years of downward trend in property sales to foreign residents, at last, figures seem to be on the rise. When Brexit was announced,...

Barcelona under seige

Radical separatist groups have taken to the streets of Barcelona to cause chaos today, October 1 - the first anniversary of the illegal independence...

More Cabinet ministers on thin ice

PEDRO Sánchez's Cabinet appears to be on the verge of yet another - this would be the third - forced resignation due to recorded...

Brexit – further ‘no-deal’ headaches outlined

THE BRITISH government has issued more no-deal Brexit technical notices, this time outlining the situation for travellers between the UK and Europe. A no-deal scenario...

Here we go again….

THE beach at the beautiful Javea cove of Cala Granadella was carved in half by raging flood water running off the hillside behind, carrying...

Ryanair cabin crew on strike again

DISTRUPTIONS are expected to Ryanair flights throughout Europe tomorrow (Friday, September 28) as cabin crew unions in Spain, Italy, Belgium and Holland are on...

Benidorm popular beach bar closed by Supreme Court

WHAT is undoubtedly Benidorm's most controversial bar, Tiki Beach on the Levante beachfront has been ordered to close by the Supreme Court. Like a game...

Crisis talks over drug’s danger

HEALTH chiefs, genetic experts, doctors and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry met in Madrid on Wednesday to hold a summit to discuss the growing...

Adiós to a true entertainer

Hollywood actor, singer, musician, DJ and all-round entertainer, Al Matthews has died at his home in La Zenia, Orihuela Costa. Perhaps best known for his...

No swimming in the park, please

Visitors to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park were being informed last week that it is prohibited to swim in the lakes there. Regional police officers were...

Holiday child fights for his life

An incident at the pool of the Magic Robin Hood resort last Sunday has left an 8-year-old Scottish child in a critical condition. Blair...

Former Deputy PM abandons politics

Soraya Sáez de Santamaría, former deputy PM under the PP government led by Mariano Rajoy has announced she is abandoning her political career. She...

Mary’s record-time fundraiser

Within three days of publishing her story in Costa Blanca News, the owners of fluffy puppy Mary have been overwelmed with readers' generosity and...

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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...

‘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...

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...