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‘Benidorm’ comes back

Benidorm series 9 will begin filming in mid-March it has been confirmed by Pere Agullo, of "Filming Spain" - the local production company used...

The Costa ‘Blanca’

Snow on beaches that had not seen it for over a century, roads cut-off to traffic due to heavy snow fall and temperatures dropping...

Large shark caught in Calpe

An eight-metre young basking shark was caught in a local fishing boat's net in Calpe on Wednesday afternoon. The shark was injured and was...

Benidorm gets tough on scooters

BENIDORM council has passed a new by-law regarding electric scooters, Segway’s and mobility scooters which rose in popularity after Madge appeared on one in...

Big freeze on the way

  The freezing weather which has been affecting central Europe is expected to hit Spain’s Mediterranean coast next week. The arrival of the mass of polar...

British residents hit by pension cash grab

DOZENS of British residents in south-east Spain have written to Costa Blanca News to report that they have been stung by the Spanish government’s...

Oasis Audrey extradition explanation

A UK court refused to extradite Oasis Audrey to Spain ‘because the European Arrest Warrant was not valid’. Former owner of the now-defunct estate agency...

Gas bottle price hike

The price of a bottle of butane gas will go up by 5% tomorrow (Tuesday). The new price approved by the Minsitry of Industry is...

Costa on fire – special coverage

Costa Blanca News north edition will tomorrow (Friday) be on sale with a huge coverage of the fires that have destroyed over 1,400 hectares...

Worst floods since 1997

Several main Alicante city roads, including the main Avenida de Dénia accessing the city centre from the north (pictured) were flooded yesterday in the...

Brits evacuated from Benidorm hotel inferno

A group of 21 Brits staying at the Hotel Victoria - in the Old Town - had an unexpected wake up call on Saturday...

Living longer in Spain

LIFE expectation in Spain has increased to 90.4 years - becoming the second EU country with the highest figure. The news released by Eurostat to...

Crackdown on ‘airport runs’

IN THIS past week, police from Alicante have confiscated five cars in Benidorm from people operating as illegal taxi drivers, doing cheap cash-in-hand airport...

Mystery surrounds Benidorm hen night tragedy

Mystery surrounds the events leading to the death of a 27-year-old Scottish woman who had come to Benidorm on a hen party and fell from...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...