Sunday, September 27, 2020


Benidorm mayor uses festival cash to help families on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council is reallocate €214,000 from its festival budget to help boost aid for needy families. Benidorm mayor, Toni...

Popular Chinese restaurant shuts down due to alleged COVID-19 outbreak among staff as warning sent out to expat community...

The restaurant did not answer calls from the Olive Press but its website says it will re-open on October 9

Rare Blue Shark washed up at popular tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) is a species of requiem shark which inhabits deep waters in the world's temperate and tropical oceans

WATCH: Drug traffickers cuffed while smuggling hashish into Spain’s Puerto Banus on jet skis

Jet skis have become a go to method of moving drugs from the 'mother ship', which stores drugs from Morocco out at sea

Top regional figure calls for ‘traffic light’ scheme to help tourism on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CALL has been made to introduce a 'traffic light' system to classify COVID-19 safety levels in Spain's tourist areas.

Town uses ‘€70,000’ of taxpayers money dealing with complaints from ONE group on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE WAR of words continues in the heart of the Vega Baja as Rojales Town Council claims €70,000 of taxpayers cash is...

Benidorm eyesore set to be knocked down on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BENIDORM eyesore is set to be knocked down and replaced by a hotel and shops, but an important piece of art...

Abandoned palace described as a ‘haunted house’ requiring ‘urgent action’ eventually gets revamp approved on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has obtained the approval to start a rehabilitation project at the historic Rubalcava Palace. Local mayor,...

Famous anti-Franco poet gets two month tribute on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA is to stage two months of commemorations in honour of one of the area's most famous figures, the poet Miguel Hernandez.

Benidorm Palace owner reveals tragic reason why fundraising is needed for abandoned dogs on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM Palace is to hold two COVID-safe charity shows on Saturday, October 3, to raise funds for abused, abandoned and sick animals...

New COVID-19 case rate slows down in latest figures from Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost a hundred in the latest set of figures announced today(September 25) in the Valencian Community.

Dogs caged and kept in shocking state at farm kennels in Spain’s Murcia region

A MAN has been charged with animal abuse in Mazarron after a Guardia Civil raid on a farm which housed mainly Bullmastif...

Millions of euros of public money wasted in council payout over revoked garbage contract on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMOST €5 million of public money will be paid out by Orihuela council to compensate a firm that had a waste disposal...

BUSTED: Champagne-swilling multinational drug gang of 12 dealing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The two gang leaders, men aged 23 and 28, installed security systems and CCTV at each location, and even supplied their ‘tenants’ with gyms to keep fit

Minister extends nightlife ban on Spain’s Costa Blanca through to late October

A BAN on nightlife businesses will be extended for a further 21 days in the Valencian Community. The measure...

Denia defied dreadful August for struggling hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AUGUST overnight stays in Costa Blanca hotels collapsed by almost two-thirds compared to 2019, as Denia defied a poor month for bookings.