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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...

Airport chief appointed to handle Corvera transfer

ANY hopes that residents in south-east Spain might have been harbouring over the future of passenger operations at Murcia-San Javier airport were crushed on...

Summer holiday gang busted

A PROLIFIC gang of criminals that has been preying on foreign tourists holidaying along the east coast of Spain has been arrested by National...

AENA will run new Murcia airport – and close San Javier

THE MANAGEMENT of Corvera airport will be handed to state airport company AENA, Murcia regional president Fernando López Miras announced on Wednesday. The state company...

Downpour alert

METEOROLOGISTS are forecasting 'gota fría' (cut-off low) torrential downpours along the Costa Blanca this weekend and at the beginning of next week - with...

Torrential downpours cause chaos

With more rain falling in just 48 hours than throughout the whole of 2016 along the Costa Blanca, the River Segura overflowed around Orihuela...

Tourism tax bombshell

AS PART of the fiscal reforms being contemplated by the regional government in Valencia, experts are revising plans that could see the 'tasa turística'...

Mystery surrounds hotel death fall

A BRITISH national from London, on holiday with a group of men, lost his life on Saturday afternoon at the Hotel Levante Club in...

Bid to shut Murcia-San Javier airport

MURCIA regional government is again negotiating the closure of Murcia-San Javier airport with the ministry of public works. Full story in tomorrow’s Costa Blanca News...

Anger over beach bans

SAN Pedro del Pinatar local police are informing tourists and residents about a controversial new beach bylaw which has come into force. The regulations ban...

Airport strike threat

TWO DIFFERENT strikes are set to hit Alicante-Elche airport as unions take on the government over pay and working conditions. Three trade unions - CCOO,...

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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