Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Altea tap water restrictions – here we go again!

Altea town hall has issued a warning restricting the use of tap water to personal hygiene only as recent downpours have caused murky water...

Puigdemont is out, but not down

CATALUÑA'S former president has finally acknowledged he will not be the region’s future president, at least for the time being. Carles Puigdemont last Thursday announced...

Andalucía stevedores to join national strike

STEVEDORES at Andalucía's ports will be joining their workmates throughout the country in a nationwide strike that threatens to bring Spain to a standstill. The...

Mijas A-7 radar cameras snap back into action

DRIVERS on the A-7 in the La Cala de Mijas area had better keep an eye on their speedometers after the Traffic Department (DGT)...

Triple A shelter’s fundraising appeal is garnering strong support

A CRITICAL fundraising and membership push launched by Marbella’s Triple A animal shelter late last month has so far been met with “overwhelming support”,...

‘Spain will remain united’ says King

In an exceptional speech to the nation a few minutes ago, King Felipe VI has guaranteed 'the unity of Spain' and has accused the...

Motorway tolls to rise in January

A NEW Year surprise has been delivered to drivers after the government announced a 1.91% increase in tolls on the motorway network this week. Applicable...

Bid to halt the building

A BUILDING moratorium for Orihuela Costa has been mooted by Cambiemos party councillor Marta Guillén. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition)

PP’s Ángeles Muñoz retakes reins as Marbella mayor

THE Partido Popular’s Ángeles Muñoz was voted in as Marbella’s mayor on Tuesday as expected, following a successful ouster vote against socialist PSOE mayor...

Domestic violence death

A Bulgarian woman was killed at her home in the Orihuela rural district of Desamparados early this morning. According to the emergency services, her partner...

Brexit talks deadlock

THERESA May addressed EU leaders on Wednesday evening, urging them to give ground and end the current Brexit deadlock. However, they said it was the...

Top-tier basketball fest for three Costa towns

BIG-TIME basketball is headed for some small and mid-size towns in the province next month as the sixth annual Costa del Sol International Basketball...

Tax hike surprise

IT WILL be less of a merry Christmas this year after duties payable on alcohol and cigarettes were increased last Saturday, while fizzy drinks...

Carnivals shun sexist and homophobic costumes

WOMEN dressed as nurses and schoolgirls and men as doctors and teachers, or females in low-cut tops or short skirts will not win any...

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