Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Local three-time Paralympics judo champ retires

By Oliver McIntyre Three-time Paralympics judo champion Carmen Herrera Gómez, from Alhaurín de la Torre, announced her retirement at age 41 last week. The severely sight-impaired...

Water rates to soar

By David Jackson The board of Galasa, the publicly owned company that supplies water in the Levante and Almanzora area, has voted to increase water...

GUILTY OF HOMICIDE

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...

Unemployment down

The unemployment rate in Spain has fallen below 20% for the first time in six years. Government figures for the third quarter show that...

Speed blamed for fatal rail crash

THE train that derailed in the north-western province of Pontevedra last Friday was travelling at excessive speed. Four people died when the train travelling...

Road upgrade

The Diputación de Málaga is to start work this month on improvements to the MA-4401 road between Valle de Abdalajís and the access to...

Symbols removed

Council workmen in Nerja have started removing Francoist symbols in the town. Already, over 20 ceramic street names have been taken down in the...

Traffic laws in English

The first complete English language translation of Spanish traffic law has been made available as a free e-book by the N-332 association, set up...

Castle in the snow

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

England fans shaken….but not stired

England fans on the Costa Blanca were shaking and feared the worst on Tuesday night after the Colombian goalkeeper saved Henderson's effort but two...

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...

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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...