• Green light for minimum wage rise

    Green light for minimum wage rise0

    An agreement to increase the minimum wage by 1.58%, to be effective retroactively from the first of this month once confirmed by the Cabinet next week, was sealed by the ministry for work and the UGT and CCOO unions. Full report in tomorrow’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at

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  • Parking fright

    Parking fright0

    Firefighters were called when a driver smashed into a car park wall, leaving the vehicle hanging over the edge of the building in Calle Sierra Dorada in Benidorm. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com Read more in this week’s print edition or go to

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  • Waiting lists rise ‘due to summer holidays’

    Waiting lists rise ‘due to summer holidays’0

    The average wait for an operation in the Valencia region went up from 105 days to 120 days last month. A spokesman for the regional health department noted that the rise was caused by a ‘decrease in activity in surgery due to the holiday period’. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News Read more in

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