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Beer festival says ‘Auf Wiedersehen!’ to Calpe

THE ORGANISERS of Oktoberfest in Calpe have made a decision which will shock residents. After 32 years of the popular beer festival - the oldest...

Suspect confesses to killing missing woman

The man that 25-year-old Marta Calvo went to meet in the town of Manuel (south of Valencia) before going missing in mid-November has given...

New home for rescued tigers

The animal rescue centre of the AAP (Animal Advocacy and Protection) Primadomus foundation in Villena has taken delivery of five circus tigers. They arrived after...

Green revolution vow from Valencia

The coalition government in Valencia will oversee a ‘green revolution’ which will combine growth and sustainability, according to regional president Ximo Puig. Full report in...

New firemen for Alicante

A total of 12 new firemen are taking up their posts around Alicante province to help ‘renew the force’. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

Spain’s disappearing glaciers

In 1984 a total of 40 glaciers graced the slopes of high mountain areas of Spain’s Pyrenees – now there are just 19. According to...

Anti-Semitism hysteria

Hillsborough, Co. Down, N. Ireland November 21 We're told that half the Jewish community in Britain is going to emigrate if the Labour Party win the forthcoming...

All we want for Christmas is more WCs

Orihuela Costa November 27 I am looking forward to Christmas Day and meeting up with friends at La Zenia beach. There will be some thousands of...

Agreeing and disagreeing

Email November 24 Just want to agree with every word in the article by Brain. Sooooo true, can’t bring myself to vote for any of them. Name...

Alicante airport welcomes 14millionth passenger of 2019

THE 14 MILLIONTH passenger arrived at Alicante airport on Monday November 25 on a Transavia Boeing 737-800 from Eindhoven. This was a historic moment, as...

Keeping you in the picture

This spectacular image taken by Costa Blanca News photographer Ángel García of the historic snowfall in 2017 in Alicante province taken on Aitana peak...

Bulldozer on last patch of Punta Prima

Orihuela Costa November 26 It was with great sadness that I saw bulldozers on the last patch of coastal scrubland at Punta Prima last week. Were there...

A knight in shining armour

Denia November 24 May I tell you a small nice story? Last week I was in Denia. I parked my car in the parking garage. When I...

Overflowing rubbish

Rojales November 26 I live at La Marquesa Golf near Rojales. We have problems with overflowing bins and bags on the floor by the bins. The reason...

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Britons in Spain – the facts and figures

More than a third of all Britons (37.4%) who live in Spain are aged over 65. And only half of the 138,000 working age Britons...

New home for rescued tigers