• Benidorm market back

    Benidorm market back0

    After a 6-month absence due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, the Benidorm Sunday market in the Rincon de Loix finally re-opened last Sunday and it was business as usual. Read more in this week’s print edition or go to e-paper SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleRepression execution victims’ bodies were moved

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  • Repression execution victims’ bodies were moved

    Repression execution victims’ bodies were moved0

    Archaeologists have discovered that the bodies of victims of Franco’s purges at the end of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) which were buried in a mass grave in Monóvar cemetery were dug up by the town hall in 1988 and ‘deposited’ at a nearby site that is now covered by an asphalted road. Regional councillor

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  • Bumper flu vaccination campaign announced

    Bumper flu vaccination campaign announced0

    The Valencia government is starting its annual flu vaccination programme a month earlier than last year. Jabs will be available at health centres for people in vulnerable groups from October 5. Councillor for health Ana Barceló noted that the health service is now getting in touch with patients in these ‘at-risk’ groups to inform them

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  • Baptism of fire

    Baptism of fire0

    Fines have been issued after 30 people were caught carrying out a baptism ceremony at a beach in Alicante city. Local police found that the participants were breaking anti-Covid legislation which bans groups of more than 10 people meeting up. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online

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  • Graze away

    Graze away0

    Shepherds have been given permission to take their flocks along the banks of the River Segura. Goats and sheep can now graze on the stretch between Orihuela and Guardamar del Segura. More 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

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  • TUNISIA ELECTIONS (UPDATE, ADDS TEXT) – Tunisians vote for president in run-off between jurist, media tycoon

    TUNISIA ELECTIONS (UPDATE, ADDS TEXT) – Tunisians vote for president in run-off between jurist, media tycoon0

    Ultraconservative jurist and law professor Kais Saied won Sunday’s presidential runoff election in a landslide in the second democratic election since the 2011 end of the dictatorship of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, according to an exit poll. According to the exit poll conducted by Emrhod and made public via the Mosaïque FM media outlet,

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