Thursday, February 25, 2021

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.

COMPUTER CON as fraudster steals €43,000 off vulnerable victims on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A conman betrayed the trust of two elderly Alicante woman by using their bank cards to steal €43,000 of cash and goods.

HELP YOURSELF as Alicante delivery driver swipes goods on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A driver for an Alicante-based delivery company has been arrested for stealing €3,300 of items that never made it to their destination.

LOVESTRUCK man beaten up and robbed after dating site con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 34-year-old man was robbed and assaulted in a Costa Blanca town after he met a woman through a dating website.

Field hospital opens up to treat COVID-19 overflow cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN emergency field hospital has received its first COVID-19 patients as health services in Alicante Province struggle to cope with increasing coronavirus...

BUMPY RIDE with top tourist airport pole-axed by COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COVID-19 took its toll on Alicante-Elche airport last year with passenger numbers slashed by 85% on 2019's historic record high.

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.

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...

EARLY CLOSING for bars and restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca leads to legal threat against health minister

BARS and restaurants in Alicante Province plan to sue the Valencian Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, over restricted opening hours.

Quartet of crypto currency con artists caught on Costa Blanca after €7m scam

ALLEGED FRAUDSTERS in Alicante have been arrested for their part in a SEVEN MILLION euro crypto currency scam. Policia...

Three Kings Day celebrated in style as first vaccines administered in major city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ONE OF Costa Blanca’s major cities celebrated Spain’s Three Kings Day in style, this morning. Orihuela saw the first...

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

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

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...

BRRR! Winter lands with a bang in Spain’s Valencia region

Today (January 2), the mercury was expected to continue falling throughout the region

SKEWERED KEBAB house gets multiple fines on Spain’s Costa Blanca for breaking COVID-19 safety rules

AN Alicante kebab house has been hit with multiple sanctions by the Policia Nacional for 'flagrant' breaches of coronavirus safety rules.

COVID CLAMPDOWN as police aim to stop party crowds in early New Year celebrations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MAJOR police operations will kick in across the Costa Blanca tomorrow(December 31) to stop daytime crowds coming together in an early New...

Homeless woman stabs man to get into warm prison in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A homeless Alicante woman decided that jail was a better option compared to a cold night on local streets, even if it...

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...

Emergency procedure for Ryanair Bristol flight landing at Spain’s Alicante-Elche airport

A Ryanair flight from Bristol into Alicante-Elche airport had to go through emergency procedures last night(December 27). Service FR8296...

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...

British fugitive paedophile arrested in his fortified home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CONVICTED PAEDOPHILE who abused children aged 9 to 11 has been caught after spending almost a month on the run from...

COVID-19 vaccinations start this Sunday in Spain’s Costa Blanca region

RESIDENTS and staff at seven Valencian Community nursing homes will get a late Christmas present this Sunday(December 27) with the first COVID-19...

The end of a year to remember (or forget)!

I’m not sure any of us could’ve expected 2020 to pan out quite the way it did. As we entered the year,...

Socks for gloves as Alicante thief tries to fool police in bar break-in on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A young burglar took off his socks and used them as gloves to avoid leaving fingerprints as he raided a bar in...

IT’S RAINING MILLIONS: Spain’s El Gordo Christmas lottery floods the Valencian Community with joy – and lots of cash

The Christmas El Gordo lottery left €43.7 million in the La Safor district capital on Tuesday

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