Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Hot water

An increase in temperatures in the Mediterranean sea between December and March has caused concern among experts, as invasive species from the Red Sea...

Marihuana gang put out to grass

A 22-YEAR-old British woman has been arrested after a massive marihuana cultivation operation was uncovered. According to the Guardia Civil press office, the young woman...

Happy Birthday Ma’am

HM QUEEN Elizabeth II celebrated her 90th birthday yesterday (Thursday). UK Prime Minister David Cameron said The Queen has been ‘a rock of strength'. Celebrations got...

Benidorm hotels’ ban reignites scooter war

SINCE the sudden decision by Servigroup to ban mobility scooters from all nine of their hotels - coming into effect from May 1 -...

Don’t bring a bottle

ORIHUELA Costa residents are campaigning against so-called 'botellón' (big bottle) parties which are held in outdoor areas during the summer by masses of young...

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'...

The show must go on

TORREVIEJA town hall is eyeing June for a possible reopening of the much-maligned municipal theatre. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition).

Elvis packed the house

The climax of the three-Day Elvis Fiesta took place at Benidorm Palace on Sunday evening – to which tickets had already sold out even...

Blaze destroys Benidorm bar

Fire ripped through ‘The Beach Terrace’ bar at the Rincon end of the Levante beach front at around 22.00 on Monday. The fire was quickly...

High Court hears Brexit legal case

A High Court hearing in London into the rights of up to two million Britons in Europe to vote in the EU referendum is...

Specialised housebreakers detained

A TOTAL of 11 people have been arrested in a sting to bring down a violent gang which specialised in burglaries and robberies. Full story...

Centre for Parkinson’s sufferers opens

A ‘SCHOOL’ for Parkinson’s disease has been set up at Elche general hospital to provide comprehensive care for sufferers of the condition. More in Friday’s...

Campervans in the clear

CAMPERVANS cannot be prevented from stopping in places where other vehicles can legally park, according to a report by Torrevieja local police. Full story in...

Canine cove almost ready

SANTA Pola’s beach for dogs could be ready to open next month, announced the councillor for beaches Mercedes Landa. More in today’s Costa Blanca News...

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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...