Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Hunting dog theft gang dismantled

A GANG that took orders for special breeds and types of hunting dogs before stealing them from towns in northern Málaga province has been...

No trams until mid-2020?

THE TENDER for the remodelling of tram station platforms for Line 9 between Benidorm and Dénia has been authorised, but it is clear that...

Rajoy calls for vote to end ‘separatist havoc’

Prime minister Mariano Rajoy says that next month’s elections in Cataluña will end “separatist havoc” in the region. He was speaking in Barcelona on...

Highest unemployment fall on record

2016 has ended with the highest fall in unemployment in a single year in Spain since records have been kept. The employment office has...

Guadalhorce hospital to be breast cancer detection centre

THE Guadalhorce valley hospital, which opened in Cártama in June of last year, is set to become the diagnostic centre for the health service’s...

Increased security on the Costa

Spain has not increased its anti-terrorism security level despite the Barcelona and Cambrils (Costa Dorada) attacks - it stays at level four (maximum of...

Axarquía firm wins compensation over cucumber debacle

A FRUIT and vegetable distributor in the Axarquía is one of two Spanish companies which has been indemnified by Germany following the cucumber crisis...

Scotsman arrested over Benidorm death denied bail

THE 33-year-old Brit arrested at the airport whilst waiting to board a flight back to Scotland on Sunday has been denied bail following a...

…but the Costa’s back in bloom!

Cherry blossom has once again transformed Planes (pictured) and other inland towns in the northern Costa Blanca - making them the perfect destination for...

‘You only had one job ‘

FOLLOWING the asphalt being resurfaced between Jalon and Benissa, a clearly tired sign painter failed to look up and check his spelling. The small...

Unexpected tourist

Mundomar carers looked after this large griffon vulture that was rescued from a Benidorm hotel after being spotted flying over the resort on Tuesday.

Britons’ Costa cancer walk

Huddersfield residents Debbie and Rob Frost are embarking on an adventure in what they deem their second home - Benidorm. The pair have taken a...

Repairs sink into contract pothole

CAREFULLY planned road repairs were thrown into chaos this week as Calpe sacked its chosen constructor for 'non-compliance' with the terms of the contract. The...

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...

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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...