Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Mayor of Benidorm area resort on Spain’s Costa Blanca faces legal probe over hotel spa go-ahead

ALTEA mayor, Jaime Llinares, faces an investigation over a private complaint filed over an approved extension for the Altea Hills Hotel.

Retirement home residents and workers will get first COVID-19 vaccines in Spain

NURSING home residents and staff will get the first mass access to the COVID-19 vaccine in Spain. The country...

Jealous woman strangled her partner’s eight-year-old autistic foster son on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A WOMAN got so jealous of the bond between her partner and his eight-year-old autistic foster son, that she killed the boy.

Woman fined for ‘offending religion’ after parading a huge vagina through the streets during Women’s Day march on Spain’s...

A WOMEN’S rights campaigner has been fined for ‘offending religion’ after parading a huge vagina through the streets during a Women’s Day...

Latest COVID-19 figures show levelling out of hospital cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LATEST coronavirus case figures for Alicante Province last night(November 23) from the Valencian Health Ministry reported 305 new positives over the weekend,...

Top expert brought in to stop regular Javea flooding on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A top expert is helping Javea council to fight flooding in the city's Arenal beach area. Manuel Gomez Valentin...

Home socialising is biggest COVID-19 outbreak spreader on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOSPITALITY businesses are a minimal source of coronavirus outbreaks on the Costa Blanca, according to figures compiled by the Valencian Health Ministry.

Benidorm-Denia rail link on track for 2023 return to Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Benidorm to Denia rail link that hit the buffers in 2016 will resume services in just over two years time.

Victim gets new Benidorm court date in police transphobia case on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A transgender woman will testify next month in a hate crime case involving two Benidorm police agents. In May,...

Agitated man tries to flee in police car as he runs over two agents in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man tried to drive off in an Alicante police car which he reversed into two agents before it ended up in...

Why so many earthquakes on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca with a ‘Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On’?

UP to 1,400 earthquake tremors are logged each year on the Iberian peninsula and they tend to make some headlines if they...

A real hoot as owls help fight pests that attack crops on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE Barn owls have been introduced to a Marina Alta farming community on the Costa Blanca. It's part of...

Benidorm shells out for big upgrade to popular British tourist area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A normally-bustling Benidorm street will get a major revamp while businesses are closed and the mainly-British tourists are not around.

Orange farmers on Spain’s Costa Blanca vent anger over sugary drink tax plans

COSTA Blanca orange farmers are up in arms over government plans to raise IVA taxes on sugary drinks from 10% to 21%,...

Murcia residents are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person

MURCIA'S residents and academics are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person to protect it against 'ecocide'.

Spanish victory as Costa Blanca council backs down from sole Valencian version of town name

VILLAJOYOSA council has done a U-turn on a decision to call the municipality purely by its Valencian language name of La Vila...

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