Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Islands lead the way to phase 3

Four islands (La Graciosa, El Hierro and La Gomera in the Canaries, and Formentera in the Balearics) will be the first areas in Spain...

Valencia region will enter phase two on Monday

TWENTY-FOUR hours earlier than expected, the ministry of health has announced that the whole Valencia Region (Alicante, Valencia and Castellón provinces) will enter phase...

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...

All Valencia Region gets phase one status from Monday

The areas of the Valencia Region that were left out of phase one on Monday (including the three provincial capitals of Valencia, Alicante and...

PM speaks to the nation

PM Pedro Sánchez gave an update on the exit plan this afternoon which will be carried out in Spain over the coming weeks. Amongst other...

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...

PM presents ‘de-escalation’ plan

The government’s initial ‘de-escalation’ plan for lockdown was revealed by PM Pedro Sánchez this afternoon (Tuesday). after it was approved in a Cabinet...

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...

Benidorm beaches ARE NOT open

Benidorm beaches HAVE NOT REOPENED as has been reported in some free media outlets. Children age 13 and under are allowed to walk for one...

Back on track

We wish to apologise to all our website readers and e-paper subscribers for the temporary and intermitent disruption in our service reported over the...

Residents could be allowed to leave home to exercise next weekend

PM Pedro Sánchez has announced that if the current figures continue to improve the government may allow residents to leave their homes for a...

‘Social shield’ against the virus

THE GOVERNMENT has approved a third decree of measures, including 50 proposals by 11 ministries, to protect small businesses and the self-employed, and the...

State of emergency to be extended until April 11

PM Pedro Sánchez has announced that he will be requesting parliament approval to extended the current state of emergency (in the state of alarm...

News on the stands

Costa Blanca News has been delivered to all outlets allowed to open during the lockdown this morning. Stay informed and get your copy when...

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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...