Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Missing toddler found dead by railway line

SPECULATION continues over how the body of a missing three-year-old girl from Alhaurín el Grande came to be on a railway line last week,...

Car cloning scam uncovered

WHEN a Madrid car-owner started receiving speeding fines from places to which he had never been, he contacted the Guardia Civil - leading to...

Junta says no to Ronda motorway

CAMPAIGNERS  calling for the construction of a new motorway to improve communications between Málaga and Ronda have had their hopes dashed, after the Junta...

High rise debate

GIVING a controversial green light to new high-rise development in a Costa Blanca resort is part of a delicate environmental balancing act, claim politicians. Calpe...

Festive gift for Ronda’s sisters

FOURTEEN of Málaga’s professional associations have clubbed together to buy an urgently needed van for the nuns of the Hermanitas de los Pobres order...

Snow brings road chaos

TRAFFIC in Málaga and Granada was able to return to near-normal working on Monday after the first storm of the winter produced snow across...

Torremolinos shelter animal abuse case goes to trial

THE former director of the Parque Animal shelter and municipal pound in Torremolinos, who is accused of animal abuse in relation to irregularities in...

Junta highlights high-risk zones for summer fires

PARTICULARLY scarce rainfall in certain areas of Málaga province this year will put them at heightened risk of forest fires this summer, said the...

Costa festival cancelled

Campoamor residents have achieved a bittersweet victory, as the Campoamor Music Festival scheduled for August 3 has been prohibited by Orihuela council. Town planning councillor...

Gas fraud gang detained

POLICE in Nerja have arrested five people in connection with a number of fraudulent gas inspections in the Axarquía. Two others are also under...

Two dead and dozens rescued as rain swamps Costa

TWO people were killed and dozens were rescued from flooded areas around Málaga and Cádiz provinces as torrential rains hit southern Andalucía on Sunday...

‘Friendly thieves’ stole €44,000 in luxury watches

THREE people have been arrested in the break-up of a gang of ‘friendly thieves’, who police say would get up close to their victims...

Sun, sand…and joining forces

Benidorm has joined forces with Salou (Costa Dorada), San Bartolomé de Tiraja (Gran Canaria), Lloret de Mar (Costa Brava), Torremolinos (Costa del Sol), Calvià (Mallorca),...

Tourism ‘Plan B’ to beat Brexit

SPAIN will have a 'Plan B' in place to protect its tourism sector if no Brexit deal between the UK and the EU is...

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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...