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‘Gloria’ batters the Costas

Heavy rainfall, gale-force winds and huge waves produced by the ‘Gloria’ storm caused significant damage along the Costa Blanca on Monday, especially along sea-front...

The storm in photos

Costa Blanca News photographer Ángel Garcia has been to towns including Calpe, Moraira, Benissa and Jávea to photograph the effects of Storm Gloria. Full report...

Airport remains shut today

State airport operator Aena has reported that Alicante-Elche airport will remain closed today (Monday). They state that this is for security reasons due to Storm...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

CBNews website comments on ‘Intempo building work resumes’

January 11 Glad to hear work has resumed on the Intempo Skyscraper it is iconic to the Benidorm Skyline and a great tribute to 9/11....

Spain’s rubbish laws

Los Montesinos – San Miguel January 13 I have a house at Entre Naranjos, an urbanisation between Los Montesinos and San Miguel. Initially there were only...

Airlines pulling out of Murcia-Corvera airport

Villamartin January 13 Dear Editor, It is now a year since Corvera opened its much acclaimed New International Airport. We used the much-loved San Javier airport until it...

Something smells foul in Castalla

Castalla January 14 (This letter was received before two plumbers died at the septic tank near Castalla Internacional – see page 3 in the North Edition) You...

Alicante airport fire aftermath

State airport operator Aena announced at 19.50 last night that ‘35 flights had been operated’ from Alicante-Elche airport that day following the 24-hour closure...

Airport on fire

THOUSANDS of passengers have been unable to fly as scheduled from Alicante-Elche airport due to a huge fire that forced its evacuation shortly after...

Old safari park to become luxury hotel resort

A HUGE luxury hotel complex will go up on the site of El Vergel's old safari park within the next two years – but...

Polop mayor’s murder trial begins

THE TRIAL over the murder of late Polop mayor Alejandro Ponsoda has finally begun at Alicante Provincial court this week - over 12 years...

Blaze closes Alicante airport

A fire in the roof of the terminal building led to a 24-hour closure of Alicante-Elche airport. The blaze started at around 14.00 on Wednesday...

Airport remains closed

The fire in the roof of the terminal building at Alicante-Elche airport is still active, state news agency EFE reported more than an hour...

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Brexit – MEPs voice concern over citizens’ rights

MEPs voiced concerns over EU and UK citizens’ rights, including freedom of movement, in a debate in the EU Parliament last week. They highlighted that...

Aiport’s double whammy

Killer storm

The Costa goes to Madrid

Storm death toll rises