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Alicante airport fire aftermath

State airport operator Aena announced at 19.50 last night that ‘35 flights had been operated’ from Alicante-Elche airport that day following the 24-hour closure...

Airport on fire

THOUSANDS of passengers have been unable to fly as scheduled from Alicante-Elche airport due to a huge fire that forced its evacuation shortly after...

Old safari park to become luxury hotel resort

A HUGE luxury hotel complex will go up on the site of El Vergel's old safari park within the next two years – but...

Polop mayor’s murder trial begins

THE TRIAL over the murder of late Polop mayor Alejandro Ponsoda has finally begun at Alicante Provincial court this week - over 12 years...

Blaze closes Alicante airport

A fire in the roof of the terminal building led to a 24-hour closure of Alicante-Elche airport. The blaze started at around 14.00 on Wednesday...

Passengers complain of airport fire chaos

MORE than 160 flights were cancelled due to the fire at Alicante-Elche airport and hundreds more services were diverted to Murcia international and Valencia. An...

Airport remains closed

The fire in the roof of the terminal building at Alicante-Elche airport is still active, state news agency EFE reported more than an hour...

Pick up the poo campaign

Torrevieja town hall will hand out 2,000 bottles so dog owners can wash away their pets’ urine, along with 22,000 bags to pick up...

Health centre is not a ‘bargaining chip’

The project to build a second health centre for Orihuela Costa cannot to be used as bargaining chip by the private company running Torrevieja...

Vest investment

A total of 48 bulletproof vests have been purchased for San Pedro del Pinatar local police force by the council. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca...

New finds at Roman amphitheatre

Roman pottery dating from the 2nd century BC and the first century AD has been found during the second stage of excavation works at...

Top medical research centre to be built in Alicante

The regional government has vowed to fund the construction of a new €5 million building in Alicante city to house the health and biomedicine...

Man arrested for killing stepdad

A 40-year-old Icelandic man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his stepfather to death in a villa on a Torrevieja urbanisation. According to state news...

Alicante museum in Spain’s top ten

The MARQ in Alicante is now among the 10 most visited museums in Spain. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News  

‘Hero’ sniffer dog finds missing pensioner

A 70-year-old woman suffering Alzheimer’s disease was found safe and well following an extensive search in areas around Alicante city. The pensioner – named as...

Flybe’s ‘no comment’ on crisis talks

Budget airline Flybe has refused to comment on reports that it is in crisis talks to put together a rescue deal. The low-cost flyer stated...

Miserat

On this week’s Costa Walk page, Ralph Phipps from the Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers shares his insights and routes on and around the Miserat...

Scrapped tolls will save millions

THE AP-7 motorway between Alicante and Tarragona went toll-free at midnight on New Year’s Eve after 48 years operating as a pay-to-use highway. Scrapping the...

L’Horta Oest gets lucky in El Niño lottery

MANISES – the luckiest town in the region – and the quaint inland village of Simat de la Valldigna netted jackpot prizes in this...

‘Life-saving’ pedestrian route from Manises to airport ‘imminent’

A NEW underground walkway between Manises town and the neighbouring Valencia airport is now finally under construction in a bid to prevent serious accidents. Many...

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Alicante airport fire aftermath

State airport operator Aena announced at 19.50 last night that ‘35 flights had been operated’ from Alicante-Elche airport that day following the 24-hour closure...

Airport on fire