Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Two die in Muchamiel plane crash

TWO men died on Sunday morning when the light aircraft they were flying hit overhead power cables close to the Valle del Sol urbanisation...

Casting for ‘Benidorm’ underway

The Melia hotel in Benidorm was a hive of activity on Friday morning as eager residents queued for the casting session for the forthcoming...

Six arrested in Spain with links to violence in Salford

Six people have been arrested in Spain after series of violent incidents between organised crime groups in Salford. The Spanish National Police with support from...

Kite flight mishap

A KITESURFER was blown away off a Dénia beach on Sunday and landed on the roof of a five-storey building 300 metres inland. Firefighters did...

How to access aid to pay bills or rent

THE REGIONAL government has explained how town halls in Alicante can join its plan to help people in poverty pay their utility bills and...

Top websites face fines over Costa holiday rentals

THE REGIONAL tourism agency (AVT) is taking disciplinary action against eight websites that offer tourist accommodation. According to the regional secretary for tourism, Francesc Colomer,...

Open wide fraud

A COSTA Blanca Vitaldent dental practice was raided and its former sales director arrested on Tuesday as police cracked down on a multimillion fraud...

Brits reminded to ‘Look Left’

BENIDORM council has come up with a simple solution to a long-standing problem when it comes to the safety of British tourists in the...

‘Benidorm’ comes back

Benidorm series 9 will begin filming in mid-March it has been confirmed by Pere Agullo, of "Filming Spain" - the local production company used...

Dogs on the Tram

REGIONAL rail operator FGV is set to meet with a number of animal associations and consumer groups to discuss allowing dogs on the Tram...

Torched bull ban

ONDARA council has become the first one in the Marina Alta to ban the 'bou embolat' and 'bou encaixonat' elements of their Sant Jaume...

Under attack

THE highly unusual weather registered in the Valencia region this winter, with temperatures several degrees above normal levels, have created the ideal conditions for...

A song and dance

THE Arenal Sound music festival in Castellón has been denied permission to stay at Burriana port. This week the regional government rejected the organisers' request...

Bid to save iconic ‘Casa Pinet’

THE owners of a well known restaurant in Tárbena are facing eviction after the lease on the council-owned property expired in 2014. Jeroni Moncho Pascual,...

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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...