Once again the headline story reports on coronavirus but in Monday’s case the start of de-escalation with municipalities within the Vega Baja region moving to phase 1.

Snooker star Willie Thorne remains in a serious condition in Torrevieja Hospital but in Alicante the city council is rewarding it’s medical staff with a 500 euro bonus for their efforts in the battle against the pandemic.

Good news for golfers on page 20 with correspondent Mike Probert reporting on the sport’s return as local courses begin to reopen.

Image: Proyecto Mastral – El Tiempo en Torrevieja