• Invasion of the millipedes

    Invasion of the millipedes0

    Scenes reminiscent of a horror movie have been disturbing residents of Entre Naranjos, Orihuela, during the week before Halloween, as the urbanisation has been invaded by masses of millipedes. The insects are even coming into people’s houses ‘crawling under doors or up walls and through windows’. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available

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  • German pensioner dies in bridge collision

    German pensioner dies in bridge collision0

    A 66-year-old German citizen was killed on Wednesday when the car he was driving smashed into the concrete supports of a bridge which straddles the N-332 in Pilar de la Horadada. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News Read more in this week’s print edition or go to e-paper Previous articleCoffee with the mayor

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  • Coffee with the mayor

    Coffee with the mayor0

    Benitachell town hall has launched the initiative ‘have a coffee with your mayor’. According to a town hall spokesman, the get-togethers are designed to ‘promote dialogue between citizens and the town hall in an atmosphere of confidence’. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com Read

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  • Tax cuts for home owners

    Tax cuts for home owners0

    Some town halls in Alicante province have announced reductions to IBI property tax for residents. One of the largest cuts is in Jávea, where the saving is set to be a whopping 17% in the bill for 2022. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com

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  • Flu jab campaign underway

    Flu jab campaign underway0

    People aged 70 and over are being called to their local health centres for a flu jab and a booster shot against Covid-19. Councillor for health Ana Barceló announced on Tuesday that 700,000 pensioners in this age bracket would be offered the two vaccinations at the same time. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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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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