Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Málaga swimmer is first European around Manhattan

CHRISTIAN Jongeneel of Málaga has become the first Spaniard and first European to complete the gruelling open-water swim around Manhattan in New York. He...

Urbanisation burglars rounded up

A GANG of suspected burglars has been busted by the Guardia Civil in Pilar de la Horadada. According to a spokeswoman for the force, six...

Homeowners drone fears

DRONES seen flying over Jávea's urbanisations are worrying residents, who fear their privacy may be compromised – or worse, that burglars may be checking...

Valencia formally requests phase two status

The Valencia regional government has formally requested its three provinces (Alicante, Valencia and Castellón) are allowed to enter phase two of the lockdown exit...

British babies defy the odds

JÁVEA'S miracle 'bag-of-sugar' babies are set to return home in time for their mum's birthday after three months fighting for their lives. Twins Isabella (left,...

Red alert for forest fires

THE VALENCIA government placed the region on maximum alert for forest fires on Monday. The risk level was still classed as ‘extreme’ for the north...

British couple’s alleged killer set for trial

THE PUBLIC prosecutor in the case of slain Jalón couple Peter David and Jean Ellen Tarsey will be seeking a 42-year prison sentence for...

New PM for Spain

Pedro Sánchez, leader of the Socialist PSOE party, has become new Prime Minister of Spain at 11.30 today following a vote of no-confidence against...

Two Britons detained over ATM blast robberies

A FOUR-month campaign of attacks on cash-points in the province (CDSN November 10) came to an end last week with early morning police raids...

To The Queen!

COSTA Blanca News was honoured to be invited to the celebration of HM The Queen's 90th birthday at the British Ambassador's residence in Madrid...

Brit ‘smashed sleeping son’s head with hammer’

A BRITISH man has been arrested in Dénia after smashing his son over the head with a hammer whilst he was asleep. The victim, 20,...

Paragliding in peril

A dispute over a plan by residents to wall off an area that is used by paragliders is escalating into a legal battle in...

Ricky Martin dazzles Benidorm

Guillermo Amor Sports Stadium in Benidorm on Wednesday night to watch Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin live in concert – 25 years after his...

Ciudadanos may hold key to breaking political deadlock

SPAIN will be “the laughing stock of Europe” if the country holds a third general election in the autumn, according to acting prime minister...

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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...