• HMS TRENT arrives in Cartagena

    HMS TRENT arrives in Cartagena0

    On her first visit to Spain, the British Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS TRENT is spending this week in the port of Cartagena, reported the British Embassy on Wednesday. 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

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  • Dual carriageway from the city to the coast

    Dual carriageway from the city to the coast0

    Regional president Ximo Puig has announced investments in the Vega Baja, including €30 million towards turning the CV-95 Orihuela city to Torrevieja road into a dual carriageway and €16 million to prevent flooding and a study to assess the viability of a railway. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper

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  • Drive through Covid tests by airport

    Drive through Covid tests by airport0

    A drive-through Covid-19 testing facility has been opened 10 minutes from Alicante-Elche airport. The service has been set up by the Ribera group which manages Torrevieja and Vinalopó public hospitals. 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

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  • Lost cash returned thanks to ‘Good Samaritan’

    Lost cash returned thanks to ‘Good Samaritan’0

    A man who lost over €500 had it returned to him in Pilar de la Horadada, reported the local police. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com Previous articleDrone to catch dumpers

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  • Drone to catch dumpers

    Drone to catch dumpers0

    dav Police in Orihuela Costa are stepping up their checks to prevent garden cuttings and other belongings from being dumped in the streets, by using a drone to identify offenders. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com Previous articleRace yacht used to run drugs

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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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