Murcia ITV Centres to Slash Test Prices

itvmurcia The cost of having your car go through an ITV test in the Murcia region is set to be slashed by 37 percent, with a 43 percent diesel vehicle reduction, under regional government plans to advertise a new 15-year contract for ITV centres. The administration claims that it will make the test rates some of the lowest in Spain. Part of the tender package also includes the creation of 11 new ITV centres with an extra centre proposed for the Cartagena area as well as one for Santomera, close to the…

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Eurovision: X Factor singer Lucie Jones to represent UK

Former X Factor contestant Lucie Jones has been named as this year’s Eurovision song contest entry. Jones will sing Never Give Up On You when she represents the UK at the competition in Kiev, Ukraine in May. The song was co-written by Emmelie de Forest, the Danish singer-songwriter who won the song contest in 2013. Jones won a live voting programme on BBC Two on Friday night, where she competed against five other former X Factor contestants. Jones, who came eighth on X Factor in 2009, was in tears as…

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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 !

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 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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