Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Shutterbugs can snap up €3,500 in prizes

PHOTOGRAPHERS  have a chance to shoot for a total of €3,500 in prizes in this year's Torremolinos photography competition, which for the first time...

Home sales surpass 30,000 for first time since 2007

THE number of home sales in Málaga province last year surpassed 30,000 for the first time since 2007, the year before the real estate...

Man posed as plainclothes cop to steal cars

POLICE have arrested a man in Marbella who allegedly posed as a plainclothes policeman in order to steal two luxury 4x4 vehicles in the...

Nerja launches Chillar fire protection initiative

A NEW initiative to minimise the risk of fires and protect the environment has been launched in Nerja. It concerns the course of the...

Firefighter’s lawsuit to cost Torremolinos nearly €500,000

TORREMOLINOS town hall is going to have to pay nearly €500,000 to a former firefighter in the town who won a lawsuit against the...

ETA hands over weapons

THE Spanish government says that last weekend’s disarmament by the Basque separatist group ETA was a media operation “to hide their defeat.” In a statement,...

Guadalhorce hospital to be breast cancer detection centre

THE Guadalhorce valley hospital, which opened in Cártama in June of last year, is set to become the diagnostic centre for the health service’s...

Trafico rules out extra lanes to ease road congestion

  MÁLAGA province remains in a traffic-jam chokehold, with queues of vehicles stretching a total of 24 kilometres on roads between Vélez-Málaga and Estepona during...

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...

Dozens of animals killed in pet store fire

TRAGEDY struck in Benalmádena on Tuesday, April 12, as dozens of animals were killed after a fire broke out in an Arroyo de la Miel...

Altea-Calpe tram upgrade officially opened

Valencia regional president Ximo Puig travelled on the upgraded Altea to Calpe tram line stretch today after officially inaugurating the improvements. The stretch, which has...

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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...