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Costa tigers travel to British sanctuary

FIVE circus tigers, taken in by a rescue centre in Villena in October 2017, are now enjoying life at the Isle of Wight Zoo. The...

Bid to avert summer strikes

GOVERNMENT chiefs held a meeting with air traffic controllers on Wednesday in an effort to prevent strikes over the busy summer holiday period. President of...

Queen Letizia in Benidorm

HM Queen Letizia of Spain paid a visit to Benidorm this morning (Wednesday) to attended the closure of the 2018 Conference of the World...

England fans roar under the Costa sun

England fans throughout the Costa flocked to bars and venues with giant TV screens (including several Benidorm hotel pools) to enjoy the squad's 6-1...

Metamizole case appeal

EVIDENCE of potentially fatal and 'horrific' side effects suffered by people who have taken the commonly-used painkiller metamizole in Spain is urgently needed ahead...

Crackdown on ‘airport runs’

IN THIS past week, police from Alicante have confiscated five cars in Benidorm from people operating as illegal taxi drivers, doing cheap cash-in-hand airport...

Benidorm water supply guaranteed until 2019

According to a statement from the Marina Baixa water authority (Junta General Del Consorcio de Aguas), drinking water and agricultural water supplies to Benidorm...

‘Official’ Benidorm merchandise

The ‘Visit Benidorm Tourism Foundation’ has launched a line of merchandise that includes a range of t-shirts, back packs, caps and hats. They are...

Aquarius arrives safely

The migrants that were turned down by Italian and Maltese authrorities last week safely arrived in Valencia on Sunday. Forty-seven of the 100 underage passengers...

Urdangarín in prison

The Spanish King’s brother-in-law, Iñaki Urgandarin, entered Brieva prison in Ávila at 7.30 on Monday morning. As reported by Costa Blanca News last week, Urdangarín...

New manager for Spain – two days hours before first match

The shocking dismissal of Spanish national team manager Julen Lopetegui - whom the Spanish football federation chairman has not forgiven for announcing he is...

New minister forced to resign

MAXIM Huerta, the controversial new culture and sports minister appointed by PM Pedro Sánchez was forced to resign on Wednesday over a past tax...

Safe harbour

Valencia port is expected to welcome on Saturday the 629 migrants who were on board the Aquarius rescue vessel turned-down by Italian and Maltese...

Briton at large arrested over UK club stabbing

POLICE swooped on the Costa Blanca to arrest a 36-year-old man wanted for a vicious stabbing in a Liverpool nightclub where three people were...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...