Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Moraira condemns murder

Hundreds of local residents in Teulada/Moraira gathered outside the local town hall alongside Mayoress Rosa Vila today to condem the murder of a 34-year-old...

Marijuana plantation busted under police’s nose

A man who was allegedly growing a marijuana plantation located just a few metres from Rafal local police station has been arrested by the...

A lift into town

The new elevator that will connect Guardamar del Segura town centre with the municipal car park in the Santa Ana industrial estate by the...

Airline websites spark storm of anger

DEADLY Storm Ciara wreaked havoc with flight schedules but a mercy mission was left in tatters by the “blatant and deliberate” misinformation from airlines,...

Tolls toppled

Work to demolish AP-7 toll booths began this week, over a month after the motorway became free to use. Our photo by Angel García...

Farmers march on Madrid

THE NEW left-wing coalition government between PSOE and Unidas Podemos is facing its first major conflict. Farmers marched through main streets of Madrid and cut-off...

A&E cannot cope with flu season

A NURSES' union complains Dénia hospital A&E is seriously understaffed and will struggle to cope once the winter 'flu epidemic starts to bite. According to...

Pension boost from Britons in Spain

BRITISH pensioners in Spain will continue to have their annual pension rise, the UK’s department for work and pensions (DWP) announced this week. Under the...

Acquitted of the murder of Polop mayor

IN A VERY close jury verdict delivered on Wednesday, all six men that stood accused of the murder of late Polop mayor Alejandro Ponsoda...

Goodbye UK, but we still love EU

AS the UK officially ceases to be a member of the EU at midnight tomorrow (Friday), the authorities have called upon Britons living in...

Pain and Gloria

The torn Spanish flag and the debris at Les Basetes marina this week bares sad witness to the damage caused by Storm Gloria. Costa...

Brexit – MEPs voice concern over citizens’ rights

MEPs voiced concerns over EU and UK citizens’ rights, including freedom of movement, in a debate in the EU Parliament last week. They highlighted that...

Aiport’s double whammy

OPERATORS were forced to shut Alicante-Elche airport again this week – the second closure in four days. Following last week’s fire in the roof of...

Killer storm

LOCAL and regional authorities estimate the damage caused by 'Gloria' storm earlier this week will run into millions of euros and urgent repair works...

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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...