Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Mortal sins listed by parish priest

THE priest in a small Albacete village has removed a controversial poster from the side of his church after local protests and widespread mockery....

Deadlock broken

SPAIN ended its political hiatus on Saturday when Mariano Rajoy, leader of the Partido Popular, was re-elected prime minister by Congress. The move brought...

Inland residents try to stop banks closing

RESIDENTS of several Marina Baja villages are gathering signatures to try to keep the Sabadell bank from closing their local offices. Bank representatives have announced...

Puigdemont ambiguity continues

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has replied evasively to central government's demand for a straight answer over whether or not he declared independency last week. The...

Huge onion an eye-watering thought

A RESTAURANT owner from Benissa is not looking forward to preparing her vegetables for customers this week after her son gave her a rather...

Property market marches on

THE recovery of the Spanish property market was confirmed with week as March sales figures were 16.8% higher than the same month last year...

Website upgrade after ‘traffic jam’

Costa Blanca News website will undergo another upgrade in capacity this evening - which may cause minor access problems - after an huge surge...

TAXI STRIKE CAUSES CHAOS

A surprise indefinite strike by Málaga taxi drivers in the early hours of Sunday has received support across Spain. By Monday, as news of the...

Benidorm AVE shuttles this month

THE shuttle service between Alicante AVE high-speed train station and Benidorm will be launched before the end of this month. Rail managing firm Renfe made...

Archidona suffers major weekend fire

A 41-YEAR-old local man has been detained on suspicion of starting a fire which raged near Archidona at the weekend razing at least 100...

Thieves steal generator from dog rescue centre

THIEVES on Sunday night broke in to the ADANA dog rescue centre in the foothills of Estepona and stole a portable generator that the...

Benidorm beach booking begins

THE LONG-awaited online beach booking system for Benidorm is up and running, although at the moment only applicable for Levante and not Poniente or...

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...

Extreme angling danger warning

EMERGENCY services are urging visitors and residents to stop clambering down Jávea's cliffs via the old fishermen's rope ladders - practically every week, fire...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

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