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Benidorm turned green

With clear blue skies and temperatures in the mid 20’s last Sunday there was no stopping many taking to the streets of Benidorm to...

No trams until mid-2020?

THE TENDER for the remodelling of tram station platforms for Line 9 between Benidorm and Dénia has been authorised, but it is clear that...

Boeing 737 Max grounded at Alicante-Elche airport

A BOEING 737 Max heading for Belgium had to make an unscheduled landing at Alicante-Elche airport on Tuesday. The aircraft, owned by TUI Airlines and...

Scotsman arrested over Benidorm death denied bail

THE 33-year-old Brit arrested at the airport whilst waiting to board a flight back to Scotland on Sunday has been denied bail following a...

House of no Commons sense

BRITISH expats living on the Costa are in despair, as the Brexit outcome appears more unclear than ever after this week's events in the...

Valencia answers questions on post-Brexit healthcare

AFTER regional president Ximo Puig stated last month that British residents in the Valencia region would maintain their right to free healthcare ‘in any...

Costa tribute to women

PRACTICALLY all Costa towns are hosting special events and rallies to commemorate International Women's Day today - Friday March 8. Some councils have organised events...

New call to ban painkiller

HEALTH chiefs must ban the use of the controversial analgesic metamizole to protect the public as more people fall victim to side effects, says...

Benidorm disco stabbing ‘blown out of proportion’

THE SHAMEFUL behaviour of two British holidaymakers in Benidorm hit UK tabloids this week - albeit totally sensationalised with headlines such as 'Bloodbath on...

Costa crime rate drops

OVERALL crime rates in Alicante province dropped by 2% during last year, according to figures released by the ministry of the interior. However, some serious...

Fighting terror threat

COUNTER-TERRORISM experts in Spain have updated the country’s plans to combat extremism with a new package of measures drawn up by the Interior Ministry. Fighters...

Brexit doesn’t scare British buyers

WHATEVER kind of Brexit lies ahead, it certainly hasn't scared-off British buyers looking for homes in the sun. The latest figures released by the regional...

Fast track to new status for British expats

BRITISH expats legally registered as resident in Spain will have to apply for a new third-country national identity card after March 29, the scheduled...

Ambassador’s advice on Brexit – keep calm and be prepared

Ambassador offers key advice to expats in this week's Costa Blanca News and warns against 'misleading stories' in certain media

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