Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

How Justin Bieber launched Costa girl’s career

A DÉNIA expat who is now an up-and-coming model owes her fame and career to teen pop pin-up Justin Bieber. Cindy Kimberly, 17, originally from...

Orihuela tree change

By Nuria Pérez THOUSANDS of dead pine trees on the southern side of the Sierra de Orihuela are to be slowly replaced with native tree...

Bid to solve desalination plant riddle

Environment chief seeks answers over Torrevieja’s €300 million desalination plant. By Dave Jones REGIONAL councillor for the environment, Elena Cebrián has written to acting minister for...

Have your say on the Brexit

By Dave Jones WITH Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron setting the date for the in/out referendum on the European Union for June 23, expats in...

Unfair tax scrapped

By Alex Watkins THE REGIONAL government is changing its system for calculating tax charged on buying, inheriting or donating property. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Watch out, Vikings about

By Alex Watkins VIKINGS will be invading Alicante archaeological museum (MARQ) for a major new exhibition being organised with the national museum of Denmark. Full story...

Residents take of-fence

By Dave Jones TORREVIEJA town hall is fencing off the wasteland at the entrance to La Siesta and El Chaparral urbanisations. The 40,000-square-metre area is due...

Breakwater pollution protest called

By Nuria Pérez RESIDENTS from Los Urrutias, Estrella de Mar, Punta Brava and Los Nietos on the Mar Menor have joined forces to protest against...

Tax scam warning

CRIMINALS are trying to obtain internet users' bank details by sending fraudulent emails claiming to be from the tax office (Agencia Tributaria), warned the...

Two die in Muchamiel plane crash

TWO men died on Sunday morning when the light aircraft they were flying hit overhead power cables close to the Valle del Sol urbanisation...

Bee massacre denounced

By Alex Watkins MASSIVE numbers of bees are dying in the Valencia, Murcia and Andalucía regions, warned environmental organisation Greenpeace. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

Bid to beat the flu

By Dave Jones A TOTAL of 704,251 residents in the Valencia region have been given the flu jab since the winter campaign started on October...

Casting for ‘Benidorm’ underway

The Melia hotel in Benidorm was a hive of activity on Friday morning as eager residents queued for the casting session for the forthcoming...

Winter Fuel Allowance advice

Murcia February 15, 2016 Please, please, please can you give me and no doubt 1,000's of other expats the requirements to dispute Winter Fuel Allowance rejections. Myself...

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Valencia region bucks Spain’s Covid-19 trend

While the number of active cases of Covid-19 is rising sharply in many areas of Spain – especially in Madrid – the figure in...

Drone to tackle mosquitoes

Bird can ‘carrion’ flying