Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus
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New measures to ease pressure on residents

A range of additional measures have been approved – or are about to be passed – to bring down the cost of living for...

Sánchez meets Biden before NATO summit

PRIME Minister Pedro Sánchez held an hour-long meeting with Joe Biden on the US president’s first official visit to Spain, which was for the...

Better air – but not good enough

Residents in Spain are breathing the ‘cleanest air’ since records began back in 1990, according to a report published this week. The findings collated by...

Extra measures to contain inflation

Additional measures to compensate for soaring inflation and protect the most vulnerable, as well as further extensions of those already in force, were announced...

Plane pilot spots drone in Alicante airport airspace

The Guardia Civil prevented a possible ‘catastrophe’ and the closing of airspace at Alicante-Elche airport when they quickly located a person who was flying...

Strike causes pain for Ryanair customers

A total of 54 Ryanair flights to and from Spain were cancelled yesterday (Sunday) on the third day of strikes by cabin crew who...

Worst fire of the century under control in Zamora

A mountainous area in the north-west of Spain – famous for its wolf population – has been ravaged by the worst forest fire to...

Seeing the light

The relaunch of Alicante’s Ciudad de la Luz (city of light) film studio next week will generate an income of €850 million and create...

Beach ban lifted but bonfires still prohibited

After two years of prohibiting access to Elche beaches to celebrate the night of San Juan (June 23) as a consequence of the pandemic...

High alert for forest fires

THE MAXIMUM level of alert for forest fires was activated for Alicante province and other parts of the Valencia region this week. The extreme heat...

Airlines told to cancel summer flights to prevent travel chaos

The UK government and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have told airlines to cancel summer flights now which they cannot supply this summer. The move is...

Strikes announced by Ryanair crew

Ryanair cabin crew unions in Spain have announced six days of strikes. Representatives for USO and Sitcpla said the stoppages would take place on June...

Pain felt over pump prices

THE ADVERTISED price of fuel has doubled in two years in Spain, stoking the general rise in the cost of goods and services. Back in...

Suspected hugger muggers caught in Calpe

The Guardia Civil have arrested two suspected hugger muggers in Calpe. The pair were detained after the local force set up a special security operation...

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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

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