Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Property sales boom

FIGURES released this week show that foreign property buyers in Alicante province are pumping an average of €2.25 billion a year into the provincial...

Free cancer tests

THE QUIRÓN private hospital in Torrevieja is offering free colon cancer tests for people aged 50 to 74 years old to coincide with World...

Terror alert hoax blasted

RUMOURS of an imminent terrorist attack in Spain, which had been spread through the WhatsApp messaging service, have been rubbished by interior minister Jorge...

Suitcase cigarette sting

A RUSSIAN who tried to smuggle 1,320 packets of cigarettes into Spain via Alicante-Elche airport has been arrested. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.

Extreme angling danger warning

EMERGENCY services are urging visitors and residents to stop clambering down Jávea's cliffs via the old fishermen's rope ladders - practically every week, fire...

Charlotte’s got a heart of gold – and hair to match

Jávea 10 year old Charlotte Tennant proved to be a real golden girl on Friday when she cut her precious locks to be sent...

Costa cries for Brussels

Costa councils and other official organisations have called a minutes silence at noon today to show their condolences to the victims of yesterday's (Tuesday)...

Air passengers hit by another strike

SO far 30 flights to Alicante-Elche airport have been cancelled due to the air traffic controller strike in France and other passengers have been...

Watching from the sky

THE PEGASUS helicopters will once again form an integral part of the DGT national traffic department’s road safety campaign this Easter. Full story in Costa...

13 students die in bus accident

Thirteen Erasmus university students of six different nationalities died in a bus accident in Freginols (Tarragona) yesterday (Sunday). The bus was returning to Barcelona from...

Last chance for housing estate builders

DEVELOPERS who want to build 7,000 homes on the last remaining wide open space for construction in Torrevieja are to be given an ultimatum...

Local couple lose all in Fuengirola fire

By James Langton BRISTOL-born expat Alexandria Llorente and her Argentinean husband, Juan Pablo, saw their business, Fuengirola's popular live music bar Pogs, destroyed last week...

New hope for expat voters

FORMAL legal proceedings were launched in the High Court in London on Wednesday against the UK Government over its decision to exclude up to...

No room at the inn

WITH the arrival of thousands of visitors to Benidorm for the Easter period, getting under way today (Friday, March 18), hotel spaces will be...

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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...