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British arrivals sent home from Alicante airport

Dozens of British passengers arriving at Alicante-Elche airport have been escorted back onto a plane and returned to the UK after being refused entry...

A bridge too far

A bridge collapsed when a cement mixer tried to cross the River Segura in rural Murcia on Monday. The driver, who is a resident of...

Increased vigilance to prevent Easter forest fires

The regional government has activated an emergency plan to prevent forest fires occurring over the Easter holidays. It runs until April 12. More in Costa Blanca...

Huge spend to convert old railway lines for leisure

The Valencia government is investing more than €75 million in developing and improving 224 kilometres of ‘vía verde’ greenways and cycle/pedestrian paths throughout the...

Health department offers vaccination certificate

People who have been inoculated against Covid-19 will be able to download a vaccination certificate, reported the regional health department. Regional councillor for health Ana...

Art forgeries seized by Valencia police

Regional police officers from Valencia have impounded three paintings – deemed to be forgeries – which were on sale on the black market for...

Easter lifeguard services start this weekend

Orihuela and Torrevieja town halls both reported that their services will operate from 11.00 to 19.00. More in tomorrow’s Costa Blanca News – available from...

Police hunt hit and run driver

A cyclist was run over by a driver who fled the scene at the roundabout by Torrevieja hospital on Thursday, reported the town hall. The...

Beauty sport restored

A fly-tipping site in Santa Pola has been cleaned up and restored by the provincial government at a cost of €12,885. Located by Bancal de...

Riverside woodland plan revealed

A project is being carried out in Orihuela to eliminate invasive canes which grow along the banks of the River Segura and replace them...

UK police seek Karen Reed’s killer

Costa Blanca News was contacted by Surrey Police in the UK this week to help out with Operation Lilac – described as one of...

€500 note forgers foiled

An investigation to track down a far-reaching gang smuggling fake €500 notes into Spain found that many of the forgeries ended up in Alicante...

Summer target for history tours

The ambitious project to further excavate and open several archaeological sites in Guardamar del Segura to the public is nearing completion. Councillor for heritage Pilar...

Up the junction

The five busiest intersections in Pilar de la Horadada are going to be transformed by installing roundabouts in order to reduce the number of...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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