Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Benidorm beaches closed

Benidorm has cordoned-off its beaches to avoid gatherings in accordance with the special measures to avoid the spreading of Covid-19. The measure is also aimed...

Benidorm will welcome first domestic tourists on June 22 – and...

Speaking after the announcement of the reopening of Benidorm beaches on Monday (June 15), Mayor Toni Pérez has said the resort expects to welcome...

Residents evacuated in huge forest fire

A huge forest fire between Jávea and Benitachell has so far led to the evacuation of over 200 homes in an area where the...

Golf course bandits caught

GUARDIA Civil officers at Benidorm station have arrested two men charged with breaking into vehicles on at least 40 golf courses throughout the Costas. The...

Benidorm disco stabbing ‘blown out of proportion’

THE SHAMEFUL behaviour of two British holidaymakers in Benidorm hit UK tabloids this week - albeit totally sensationalised with headlines such as 'Bloodbath on...

Alicante city and Alcoi lead Costa Covid-19 death toll

The number of Covid-19 cases and deaths per town in Alicante province has been revealing in some cases. Alicante city, the largest in the...

Benidorm campsite blaze

One woman has been seriously burnt and six caravans and cars were destroyed in a fire at Camping El Racó in Benidorm yesterday. A...

Jávea fire photos

Valencia region will enter phase two on Monday

TWENTY-FOUR hours earlier than expected, the ministry of health has announced that the whole Valencia Region (Alicante, Valencia and Castellón provinces) will enter phase...

Red alert

Torrential downpours continue in the north of Alicante province and the south of Valencia where Red Alert status has been called until 14.00 today...

Guadalest on fire

Tanker planes have this morning returned to the picturesque Guadalest valley where a forest fire has so far destroyed 20 hectares of trees and...

Severe weather warning

  A FORECAST for severe weather has been launched by state weather agency (AEMET) for south-east Spain, starting this evening (Friday). An orange warning is in...

Shopping days limited

The law regulating Sundays and bank holidays on which shops and shopping centres in the Valencia region can open was dramatically changed on Wednesday...

‘Most Wanted’ arrested in Benidorm

A BENIDORM Christmas holiday ended behind bars for James Connors - the latest 'most wanted' listed by Operation Captura to have been arrested in...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...