Thursday, February 25, 2021

BREAKING: Brits face two week isolation when returning home as UK adds Spain to quarantine list at midnight TONIGHT

CHAOS tonight as thousands of British travellers now face a two-week quarantine period as they return home, with almost immediate effect.

Home delivery biker kills woman on pedestrian crossing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 56-YEAR-OLD women died in Alicante on Tuesday night(September 22) when she was hit by a motorcycle delivering takeaway food.

Gambling den hidden behind secret door in gourmet food shop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ALICANTE gourmet food shop owner has been arrested for running an illegal gambling den out of his premises.

Alicante’s nativity scene gets world recognition on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE has grabbed two world records after it built the tallest-ever nativity scene as well as it being the largest in area.

Dive into new year for a good cause with sponsored swimming event in the Costa del Sol

IT's one of the signature events in the Costa del Sol calendar- and there's no surer sign the new year has begun...

THE SMALL PRINT: New bank charges introduced for receiving UK pensions in Spain

SEVERAL high-street Spanish banks have begun charging a fee for receiving money transfers from the UK. Nicole Chandler, 71,...

Police turn bathers away as FIVE beaches reach capacity on hottest weekend of the year on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE province was forced to temporarily close five of its beaches yesterday, August 9, due to capacities being reached under social distancing...

Casino conmen on Spain’s Costa Blanca face serious jail time over forged bank notes

LUCK ran out for two men who decided to use Alicante Casino as a laundering point for 15 fake €500 notes.

Popular tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca claims a world digital first

A COSTA BLANCA city is claiming the crown of having the world's first fully-digital beach. Alicante's El Postiguet beach...

Michelin Star 2021 winners revealed in Spain as restaurants in Murcia, Valencia and Alicante awarded for first time

THE 2021 winners of the prestigious Michelin Star have been revealed for Spain and Portugal in a virtual event held last night.

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN: Forest fires top off record-breaking month on both ends of the scale in Spain’s...

JANUARY has been one of the craziest months on record weather-wise in the Valencia region. Historic low temperatures reaching...

Man attacks bus driver with large knife after illegally parking at a bus stop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN who illegally parked his car at an Alicante bus stop lost his temper and attacked a bus driver with a...

Police rammed by drunken motorist in late-night chase on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DRUNK driver drove the wrong way up an Alicante street and injured two Policia Local agents in an ensuing chase.

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...

Police raid COVID-19 rule- breaking parties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

19 illegal parties were broken up over the weekend in the Alicante City area by the Policia Local. In...

Bogus Interpol officer threatened women if they did not meet him in woodland tourist spot on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante man pretended to be an Interpol officer in an elaborate ruse to threaten women if they refused to meet him.

New health figures from Spain’s Valencia region suggest younger people are now catching Covid-19 virus

YOUNGER people seem to be in the firing line across the Valencian Community in the recent rise in Covid-19 cases.

Angry wife sets up blackmail plot against cheating husband on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A WOMAN was arrested on the Costa Blanca for setting up a blackmail plot involving sex photos of her husband.

Town mayor looks to copy new social-distancing restrictions already imposed elsewhere on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE MAYOR of Callosa de Segura, has decided that copying Orihuela and Elche in tightening social-distancing regulations is a tenable solution in...

Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds, QROPs, SIPPs – do you really know what they’re costing you?

John (I’ve changed his name for the sake of this article) wanted a second opinion on an investment plan he had set...

Easter setback as processions are scrapped due to COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALL of the traditional Semana Santa(Holy Week) processions and commemorations for Easter 2021 have been cancelled across the southern Costa Blanca.

ROLL UP: Mass COVID vaccination campaigns planned at events halls throughout the Valencia region in April

PLANS have been announced for a mass public anti-COVID vaccination campaign at Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences complex starting in April.

Six Frenchmen assault and rob man on street in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SIX-STRONG group of Frenchmen have been arrested in Alicante this morning(August 12) after stealing money and a mobile phone from a...

Over 1300 euros raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by expat bar in Spain

The Jolly Bar in Quesada, Alicante has raised a gigantic €1300 for charity. Serving coffee and cake to expats and regulars the...

Halloween parties in one town result in 80 fines for non-compliance on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BREACHES of new social-distancing rules throughout the Orihuela area led to 80 fines at the weekend. Local police sanctioned...

All the fun of the fair despite COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Alicante Christmas Fair is scheduled to start today(December 19) in one of the biggest funfair attractions on the Costa Blanca.