Could the Costa Blanca be white with snow?

Could the Costa Blanca be white with snow?

Spare a thought for us poor souls living and working on the Costa Blanca!   – Its not all Sun Sea and Sangria ! After a couple of days of temperatures close to 20°C, from Saturday they will drop noticeably and cold air will come to the fore. The entry of a mass of cold air from the north will bring proper winter temperatures. The cold air will arrive with sunshine but wind so it will feel colder than the thermometers show. The maximum temperatures will bounce back up a…

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BRIT Awards 2017: The nominations revealed !

BRIT Awards 2017: The nominations revealed !

Skepta, Little Mix and Rihanna lead the way in this year’s nominations.   Little Mix, Skepta and Rihanna are out in front in the nominations for the 2017 BRIT Awards, with three nods apiece ahead of this year’s ceremony. Skepta, who scooped the 2016 Mercury Music Prize with fourth album Konnichiwa, is up for British Male Solo Artist – up against the likes of David Bowie and Craig David – and British Breakthrough Artist. Konnichiwa itself is up for the big one, Album of the Year. It’ll need to see…

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Ed Sheeran scores biggest comeback since Adele, smashing TWO Official Chart records Sheeran has delivered the biggest comeback since Adele with a double record-breaking week on the Official Singles Chart, as his two new singles Shape of You and Castle on the Hill enter at Number 1 and 2, a first for any artist, and sets a new UK streaming record in the process. Shape of You becomes Sheeran’s third Number 1 single, following 2014’s Sing and Thinking Out Loud, while Castle on the Hill enters at 2 The feat…

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George Michael dies of suspected heart failure

George Michael dies of suspected heart failure

George Michael has died aged 53, his publicist has said. The star, who launched his career in the 1980s as part of Wham before continuing his success as a solo performer, is said to have “passed away peacefully at home”. Thames Valley Police, who said South Central Ambulance Service attended a property in Goring in Oxfordshire at 13:42 GMT today (December 25), say there were no suspicious circumstances. In a statement, the star’s publicist said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed…

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Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies in hospital in Spain at 68

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies in hospital in Spain at 68

Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain after suffering a severe infection, his manager has said. The 68-year-old guitarist had been taken to hospital in Marbella on Thursday, “following complications to a shoulder injury”. The Surrey-born musician had recently pulled out of a Status Quo tour after suffering a heart attack in the summer. At the time his manager, Simon Porter, said Parfitt had “died” for several minutes, and the episode had affected him mentally. There had been health concerns for years. In 1997, Parfitt underwent quadruple…

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe secure Britain’s most popular album this Christmas

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe secure Britain’s most popular album this Christmas

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe secure Britain’s most popular album this Christmas Plus Little Mix, Elvis Presley and The Rolling Stones will be part of many families’ Christmases thanks to huge sales. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have gone one better than last week’s Number 1 – they’re officially the holders of the UK’s Christmas Number 1 album. Ball & Boe’s Together accumulated a further 110,000 combined chart sales, 98% of which was made up by physical sales – that’s a lot of Christmas presents. Alfie’s first ever Number 1…

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