Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Ambassador tells expats their opinions on Brexit count

The British Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, has thanked the Costa del Sol’s expats for raising issues, questions and queries at Brexit-related meetings and...

Alicante city and Alcoi lead Costa Covid-19 death toll

The number of Covid-19 cases and deaths per town in Alicante province has been revealing in some cases. Alicante city, the largest in the...

Spain to reopen its borders with EU countries on June 21

PM Pedro Sánchez has announced Spain will reopen its international borders for EU citizens within the Schengen zone on June 21, over a week...

Benidorm to open beaches on Monday

Benidorm mayor Toni Pérez has confirmed Benidorm's beaches (Levante, Mal Pas and Poniente) will be open to residents and visitors from 09.00 on Monday...

Calpe to open beaches on Monday

Calpe will allow access to its beaches for leisure from this Monday (June 1). No specific markings have been set up for social distancing...

Fast track to the airport

THE regional authorities have approved a new contract to improve current coach services and for new direct services to Alicante-Elche airport and the AVE...

Coronavirus reaches Alicante province

THE FIRST cases of coronavirus in Alicante province were reported on Wednesday. Regional councillor for health Ana Barceló stated that three people had tested positive. Sra...

Costa coronavirus figures relief

THE COSTA Blanca and the entire Valencia region are more optimistic about reaching the 'new normality' after no deaths by Covid-19 have been reported...

Golf course bandits caught

GUARDIA Civil officers at Benidorm station have arrested two men charged with breaking into vehicles on at least 40 golf courses throughout the Costas. The...

‘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...

Covid-19 figures per town released in Valencia region

For the first time since the outbreak of coronavirus began, Valencia regional authorities have released a report on the number of cases and deaths...

Valencia región moves on to phase three

The Valencia Región will enter the third and final phase of the lockdown exit plan on Monday(June 15) the ministry of health has confirmed...

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...

Brexit date set

The British government has announced it will invoke article 50 triggering the Brexit process on Wednesday March 29. Theresa May thus fulfils her promise...

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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...