Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

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...

Two Britons detained over fake compensation claims

TWO Britons have been detained on Mallorca for allegedly trying to persuade tourists to make false compensation claims against their hotels. One was arrested...

Costa advert to ring in new year

MUCH of Spain will ring in the New Year watching images of the Costa del Sol, after the provincial tourism board contracted a more...

Cat killer caught

National Police have arrested an individual for the murder of the cat found hanging from a tree in Calle Entrepinos in Benidorm last week...

CAM trial concludes

The trial against eight ex-directors of the failed CAM savings bank drew to a close last week after 15 hearings over two months at...

Salón Varietés gets facelift ahead of new season

THE summer break at the Salón Varietés in Fuengirola allowed the theatre's management to undertake a series of renovations to the venue – in...

British teacher arrested for alleged sex abuse at language academy

A 64-YEAR-old British man has been arrested in Estepona for allegedly sexually abusing two seven-year-old girls at a local language academy where he works...

Fuengirola launches €1.5 million public works spree

FUENGIROLA town hall has kicked off the new year with the launch of five public works projects valued at a total of over €1.5...

No swimming in the park, please

Visitors to La Mata-Torrevieja natural park were being informed last week that it is prohibited to swim in the lakes there. Regional police officers were...

Hotel safe thief posed as tourist

A 36-YEAR-old Hungarian man has been detained in Málaga for allegedly carrying out nine thefts at hotels in the city, and several others at...

Three blazes in 24 hours – all quickly contained

SEVERAL fires on the Costa within a 24-hour period last week were quickly contained by firefighters, preventing wider-scale damage. In the Los Reales zone of...

Home sales surge accelerates in first quarter

HOME sales in Málaga province jumped by 19.6% in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year, while the...

Parents appeal for further investigation into girl’s death

THE parents of Lucía Vivar, the three-year-old girl who was found dead on the train tracks outside Álora after going missing from the Pizarra...

Torremolinos works to protect Roman ruins in development zone

TORREMOLINOS has been carrying out conservation work on a complex of Roman ruins in the La Cizaña zone of Los Álamos and is taking...

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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...