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To The Queen!

COSTA Blanca News was honoured to be invited to the celebration of HM The Queen's 90th birthday at the British Ambassador's residence in Madrid...

Cataluña in crisis

“WE ARE going to declare independence 48 hours after all the votes are in and the results are official.” These were the words of the...

Terror alert hoax blasted

RUMOURS of an imminent terrorist attack in Spain, which had been spread through the WhatsApp messaging service, have been rubbished by interior minister Jorge...

‘Snail rail’ grinds to a halt

TRAINS from Dénia to Calpe have stopped for the whole of the summer and been replaced by buses while works are carried out on...

Catalan vote favours segregationists

Political clouds will continue over Cataluña following today's  (Thursday) regional elección in which pro-independency parties have obtained an overall majority. With practically all votes processed...

Independence Day for Cataluña?

Catalán regional president Carles Puigdemont is expected to declare unilateral Catalan independence (in some form that has not yet been disclosed) when he addresses...

Security tightens

THE MINISTRY for the Interior is planning extra security measures and more personal information exchanges with private companies for car and holiday apartment rentals...

Three of the four suspects were shot dead in Cambrils

Post-mortem results released this evening have proven that three of the four suspects of the Barcelona and Cambrils terrorist attacks on Thursday were among...

Pablo Casado: new PP leader replacing Rajoy

PABLO Casado, 37, was appointed new leader of the PP party replacing from PM Mariano Rajoy at the party’s general congress held in Madrid...

Teenager arrested for killing boyfriend’s ex

A 19-YEAR-OLD Spanish woman has been arrested and charged with the murder of the 17-year-old former girlfriend of her boyfriend. Romanian teenager Denisa was stabbed...

Cataluña – the day after

With international media showing image of police charges and people being dragged away from poll stations, Catalan regional president Carlos Puigdemont stating he will...

Madrid airport blocked by snow

Madrid's Adolfo Suarez (Barajas) airport had to close all take-offs for a hour today due to heavy snow. Only landings were authorised with two...

37million visited Spain until July

SPAIN'S tourism trade appears healthier than ever after figures from the first six months of 2018 show 37 million people visited the country on...

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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...

‘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...

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...