Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dog survives being pulled for 50 metres by car driven by angry motorist on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DOG escaped with minor injuries after being dragged for 50 metres by a car that sped off from an Alicante pedestrian...

Scooter battery explosion causes Costa Blanca house fire with blazing sofa thrown onto the street

THREE people, including a police officer, were treated for smoke inhalation after an electric scooter battery exploded inside a Costa Blanca property.

Brits escape prison time after shipping in ‘super drug’ into Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO BRITISH men will not go to prison for planning to distribute a synthetic drug up to 80 times stronger than cannabis.

Thief tracks cash-laden targets ahead of supermarket car park snatch on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COUPLE were robbed of €22,000 in a Mutxamel supermarket car park with the thief trying to run over one of them...

Freak accident sees unmanned motorboat hit woman in waters of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A TWIST of fate saw a woman injured by a motorboat propeller in the waters of a Costa Blanca beach at the...

Broken water hosepipe exposes drugs farm in house on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A broken hosepipe blew the whistle on a large indoor marijuana farm in the Villafranqueza area of Alicante. An...

Last UK fliers to Spain’s Valencia region dodge flight restrictions following discovery of new COVID-19 strain

All passengers were checked for a negative PCR test upon landing

Fraud quiz starts into contract for COVID-19 emergency hospitals in Spain’s Valencian Community

INVESTIGATORS are probing the way a contract was handed out this year to run three emergency field hospitals in the Valencian Community.

Equality chief slams white man ‘blacked-up’ in Three Kings video on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S first black member of the Lower House of Congress has attacked an Alicante Council video promoting the 'Three Kings' which has...

Woman issues ‘Liam Neeson-style’ threat to person who shot her cat in the leg on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN angry cat owner, whose pet was shot in an Alicante area street, has quoted Liam Neeson's famous line from the 'Taken'...

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.

Police net 43 arrests in ongoing operation to smash big drugs ring on Spain’s Costa Blanca

43 people have been arrested in a phased operation to bring down a major drugs trafficking gang in Alicante and San Vicente...

Smell leads to downfall of international drugs gang exporting to Switzerland from Spain’s Costa Blanca

A STENCH of marijuana wafting out of an Alicante area warehouse has led to the downfall of a major drugs supply line...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms of just how the financial services...

Four migrant boats sighted in one day off Costa Blanca, Covid-19 tests done on all passengers

A MIGRANT boat was intercepted off the Torrevieja coast on August 28, with 16 people onboard - four of whom were children,...

Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca sizzles to highest January temperature since 1982

TEMPERATURES on the Costa Blanca reached 29.2 degrees today(January 28) to become the highest January temperature in 39 years.

Have you spoken to your financial adviser lately?

Since the referendum in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by Brexit. Right from those early days of disbelief, to the...

Illegal party that broke COVID-19 rules is raided by Guardia Civil on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COSTA BLANCA farmer faces a big fine after hosting an illegal party at his El Campello finca. The...

Fresh COVID-19 outbreak reported in tourist area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new coronavirus outbreak has been reported on the Costa Blanca centred on the municipality of San Juan de Alicante.

President of Spain’s Valencia region slammed for ‘breaking COVID-19 rules’ as he poses for pic while not wearing mask...

Opposition party member Jose Antonio Rovira demanded that Puig pay a fine for not wearing the personal protective gear, accusing him of 'not even complying with his own regulations'

High-speed low-cost trains being tested throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN’S high-speed electric train, the 'Avlo', is currently undergoing tests throughout the Costa Blanca. NEW ROLLING STOCK: Low...

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

Brothel with no masking or social distancing prompts police raid on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante brothel has been raided by the Policia Nacional after reports that coronavirus health safety rules were broken.

Young mother knifed to death in motiveless street assault on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HUNDREDS of people turned out on Saturday(November 14) for a minute's silence in memory of a young mother who was stabbed to...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

Over the last decade or so, Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat fashion boss Jody Smart goes from catwalk queen to alleycat after probe over alleged multi-million investment fraud

A WELL-KNOWN expat fashion designer and ex-model has been grilled at a Costa Blanca court over her involvement in one of the...

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