Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Police save injured OAP trapped in his home

Police officers have come to the rescue of a German man in his 70s who had fallen and injured himself in his Torremolinos home...

Worst fire in six years finally extinguished

After seven days of intense fire-fighting, the regional emergency service finally declared the worst forest fire in the region in six years 'extinguished' on...

High flying fun

INTREPID residents and visitors in Casares can have some high-flying fun after the town on Saturday launched its new 300-metre zipline ride, offering views...

Orihuela Costa man jailed for child sex offences

David Budd, a 72-year-old British resident of Orihuela Costa was sentenced to eight years and 10 months’ imprisonment in the UK on Thursday, August...

Counterfeiters caught by cops

By James Langton A COUNTERFEIT note-making gang that forged high-quality replicas of low-value notes has been broken up by the National Police, following raids on properties...

Manchester attacks see security hike at Costa summer festivals

THE RECENT attack in Manchester has pushed Spain to implement extra security measures at events that attract large crowds. This summer, concerts, fiestas, religious festivals...

Flu kills five in Alicante Province

THIS winter's flu outbreak began earlier than in other years and it has already claimed five victims. In Elda, two women and a man, all...

Alleged Borriol killer arrested

THE MAN who supposedly stabbed his partner to death in September in Borriol was finally arrested in Argentina last weekend. Guardia Civil officers found the...

Torremolinos launches resident artist grants

TORREMOLINOS town hall has put out a call to artists interested in working in the town on a month-long artist-in-residence grant. The 10 artists selected...

Saddle up in Torrevieja

The eyes of the cycling world will be on Torrevieja in late August next year when the grand start of one of the three...

Castillo Sohail concert tickets go on sale

By James Langton TICKETS can now be purchased for Fuengirola’s jam-packed programme of concerts, festivals and performances taking place at the town’s Castillo Sohail. The concerts will...

Weed growers smoked out

An international marijuana production gang based in Crevillente has been disbanded by the Guardia Civil. According to a spokesman for the force, they grew it...

Home break-in gang busted

SEVEN people have been arrested in the break-up of a gang accused of dozens of home robberies in towns along the western Costa del...

Málaga’s ‘cool’ summer

THE summer of 2017 has been the coolest in Málaga since 2005. While June recorded above average temperatures, both July and August saw the...

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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...