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Easter week in Spain: The rough guide

Semana Santa, or 'Holy Week', is dramatic, passionate, emotional and traditional, but often shrouded in mystery for the uninitiated. Reader who've grown up with chocolate...

Snow comes to Alicante

The first snowfall of the season in Alicante province arrived on Friday afternoon. A Costa Blanca News reporter was able to capture the scene on...

Castle in the snow

THIS was Confrides castle at around 17.15 on Friday afternoon, with snow driving across the Guadalest Valley

Murcia in the running

HOPES are still high that the endangered Iberian Lynx can be reintroduced to Murcia region. More in this week’s Costa Blanca News (south & Murcia...

Hail storms in Altea

Torrential downpours in Altea https://youtu.be/oToviBl2o8k

Videos of Controversial Catalan vote on Sunday

https://youtu.be/XxATQNf3FLg https://youtu.be/p71Yn_kch7E

What’s in a name!

August 20, 2017 At 90 years of age, I am still as addicted to crosswords as ever. My favourites are to be found in anagrams...


Rosie’s family consider appeal over verdict By Dave Jones THE FAMILY of tragic Rosemary (Rosie) Broadwell have voiced anger after a verdict of homicide was recorded...

Valencia, the ‘intelligent city’

By Joe Wickman THE capital city's governing team has made a website available where people can view real-time information on several local issues of public...

Guadalest after the storms

Footage of snow-capped mountains and water being released from reservoir - Guadalest reservoir getting full video - Guadlest reservoir water released video

Footage of Guadalest landslide damage

Guadalest road damage video



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...