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Brits evacuated from Benidorm hotel inferno

A group of 21 Brits staying at the Hotel Victoria - in the Old Town - had an unexpected wake up call on Saturday...

Thousands enjoy International Day

La Nucía's third International Day was another success with the number of visitors reaching 11,000 (1,000 more than last year) according to the local...

Housing market on the up

HOUSE purchases in Spain rose by 9.5% to 401,281 transactions in 2015, the highest number since 2010. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.    

Showdown over ambulance service

A CRUCIAL meeting over the ambulance service problems in Orihuela Costa is to be held between council chiefs and the regional health authority next...

St Peter’s clocks and Trump

Benidorm March 3, 2016 A virtuous man dies and goes straight to Heaven. He´s amazed to see so many clocks there and asks St.Peter the reason....

Brexit debate continues…

Email February 29, 2016 Classic indicators of the end-days of once mighty empires are constant war, disintegration of its monetary system, unregulated free-for-alls by corrupt, secretive,...

Brexit debate continues…

Email March 5, 2016 You may well have Legal rights to vote in the referendum about in or out of Europe, but listening to many out...

Brexit debate continues…

Email March 5, 2016 Dear Sir / Madam I have been listening carefully to the arguments put forward both for "Remain" and "Leave" the European Union. I...

Thanks for Brexit article

Villajoyosa March 6, 2016 Thank you for your March 4 article concerning 'Brexit'. There is so much ignorance out there related to the EU that it is...

Seagulls threaten big birds

A MUNICH-bound Norwegian aircraft that had just taken off from Alicante-Elche airport yesterday (Thursday) was forced to make an emergency landing due to damage...

Special CBNews epaper subscription deal – six months for the price...

THANKS to our epaper edition, Costa Blanca News can be enjoyed anywhere in the world... and new subscribers this weekend are getting a fantastic...

Air-strike shelter found under weeds

GARDENERS clearing dense weeds off a Jávea cliff have dug up an air-raid shelter in near-perfect conditions. The bunker, built in 1938, appeared after masses...

Ex-president faces prison

FORMER president of Alicante provincial government José Joaquín Ripoll faces up to 16 years in prison for his part in the alleged Brugal corruption...

Easter job boost

FIGURES released this week show that hotels, restaurants and businesses in the service sector are set to create 12,000 jobs to cover the Easter...

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Tests on AVE tracks

STATE railway company Adif has been carrying out tests along the high-speed train (AVE) line that will connect Monforte del Cid with Elche, the...