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‘Essential’ workers – list published

After the government stated on Saturday that all ‘non-essential’ workers will have to remain at home for the next two weeks – the extensive...

Latest virus figures for Valencia region

Councillor for health in Valencia region, Ana Barceló has just reported the latest figures relating to the coronavirus outbreak for the previous 24 hours. Sra...

Army helps to disinfect old people’s homes

A total of 44 people have died of coronavirus in old people’s homes in Valencia region – and 26 of the fatalities were in...

Gender violence concerns addressed

Attention for women who have been victims of gender violence and may be at risk due to being in confinement as a result of...

Hefty fines for those who defy the lockdown

Spain is now into its second week of lockdown, and there is a stronger police presence than ever.  At the weekend there were traffic...

State of emergency to be extended until April 11

PM Pedro Sánchez has announced that he will be requesting parliament approval to extended the current state of emergency (in the state of alarm...

News on the stands

Costa Blanca News has been delivered to all outlets allowed to open during the lockdown this morning. Stay informed and get your copy when...

Shoppers in supermarket sweep

Food shopping has become a tactical game in the coronavirus emergency with shops imposing a string of measures designed to boost good hygiene practice...

Burnt in the dark of night

The falla that briefly graced Valencia’s Plaza del Ayuntamiento was burnt in silence on Monday night.

‘No one will Be left behind’

PM Pedro Sánchez announced the injection of €200 billion – almost 20% of the country’s GDP – to relieve the economic effects of the...

Services available for vulnerable people

A number of town halls in Alicante province and the Mar Menor area have launched a service to help elderly and vulnerable people with...

Exodus at the airport

Thousands of holidaymakers are still leaving the Costa Blanca amid the new Coronavirus lockdown as airlines put on extra flights that arrive empty at...

Newspapers on the street

Costa Blanca News group's free newspaper The Weekly Post has hit the streets this morning as usual (every Wednesday at supermarkets and other outlets)....

Costa Blanca News will be on sale this Friday

Costa Blanca News has been flooded with calls asking if the newspaper will be available on Friday. We are proud to say it will be...

Ambassador urges people to “comply” with emergency rules

BRITISH Ambassador Hugh Elliott explained the “challenge” of emergency measures adopted by Spain to combat the spread of coronavirus. He took to social media update...

Nationwide cheer for medical personnel

A nationwide cheer to show support to the medical personnel attending those infected with Covod-19 has been called for tonight at 20.00 Residents are asked...

State of emergency – measures announced

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced the measures that will apply during the state of emergency in Spain, which were agreed in Cabinet today. These...

Coronavirus: beaches closed or with restricted access

Costa towns are closing or restricting access to beaches to avoid encouraging visitors to come from Madrid and other parts of Spain where the...

Spain to declare State of Alarm

PM Pedro Sánchez has just announced that the Cabinet will declare the State of Alarm in the whole of Spain over the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Coronavirus defuses Fiestas

THE regional government announced that both the Fallas and Castellón’s Magdalena festivities will be postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. Almost the...

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New coronavirus cases ‘stabilise’ in Valencia region

There were 414 more new cases of coronavirus confirmed in the Valencia region today – up by 16 on yesterday but a far cry...