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Málaga swimmer is first European around Manhattan

CHRISTIAN Jongeneel of Málaga has become the first Spaniard and first European to complete the gruelling open-water swim around Manhattan in New York. He...

How Justin Bieber launched Costa girl’s career

A DÉNIA expat who is now an up-and-coming model owes her fame and career to teen pop pin-up Justin Bieber. Cindy Kimberly, 17, originally from...

Catalan day of defiance

DESPITE specific orders from Madrid for police to seize ballot boxes and close poll stations in Cataluña on Sunday, the nationalist government insists the...

Community rallies support for injured Luke

SPORTSMAN Luke Thomas remains in an induced coma in a Valencia hospital after suffering appalling head injuries when he was hit by a car. The...

Motorway tolls to rise in January

A NEW Year surprise has been delivered to drivers after the government last week announced a 1.91% increase in tolls on the motorway network. Applicable...

Ambulance told to stop at tolls

DUE to changes introduced by the ministry for public works in the conditions for toll-free motorway use, SAMU ambulances now have to stop for...

Conservatory hits wrong note

Multi-million-euro music teaching facility has a number of deficiencies By Dave Jones JUST when residents may have thought the scandals surrounding Torrevieja’s public buildings had run...

Exclusive interview with Olympic medallist Anna Rizatdinova

CBNews' Joyce French caught up with Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist  Anna Sergiivna Rizatdinova from Ukraine here on the Costa Blanca. You can enjoy...

Nerja removes illegal squatters

By Dave Jamieson POLICE in Nerja have cracked down on people living rough at three sites in the municipality. Local police and Guardia Civil officers moved in...

Costa caterpillars reach the UK

Processionary caterpillars, which are commonplace here in Spain have invaded parts of the UK. The toxic creepy-crawlies have been identified in the south-east of England...

Holidaymakers’ spending rockets

BREXIT, financial instability and extra taxes have not prevented tourists from spending even more on their Costa holidays so far this year. The average spend...

Experts identify sunken British ship off Dénia

A SKELETON of a sunken ship found last summer off Dénia's shores has turned out to be the remains of the British vessel Parthenon...

PP’s Ángeles Muñoz retakes reins as Marbella mayor

THE Partido Popular’s Ángeles Muñoz was voted in as Marbella’s mayor on Tuesday as expected, following a successful ouster vote against socialist PSOE mayor...

MPs back Brexit timetable

BRITAIN’S MPs have voted to back PM Theresa May’s plan to start formal talks on Brexit by the end of March next year. The move...

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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...