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Benidorm spending over €1 million on ‘low emissions’ zone close to popular beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK on creating a Low Emissions Pedestrian Zone(ZBE) on a busy Benidorm street will start in a few weeks time. The €1.2 million project on...

Ukrainian refugees bound and gagged in Benidorm house robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A violent Ukrainian robbery gang who targeted fellow compatriots, including refugees from the current war, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four people were...

British tourist in Benidorm has expensive watch stolen during football con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British tourist in Benidorm had his €13,000 watch stolen after two men pretended to have a street argument about football. The holidaymaker identified one...

Benidorm pensioners get electricity bill discount on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council is offering pensioners in the city a discount of at least €50 on electricity bills. A €300,000 fund has been created and applications...

Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

EXCLUSIVE: How British tourists are bypassing disability rules to rent mobility scooters in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE in Benidorm have launched a crackdown on tourists renting mobility scooters and issuing fines of up to €500 after it emerged many of...

Benidorm fraudsters sell bogus concert tickets to customers across Spain in identity theft ruse

POLICE have arrested two Benidorm fraudsters, aged 21 and 23, who sold fake concert and festival tickets via a prominent social media network as...

Helicopter rescues British dementia sufferer missing for two days in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante Provincial fire service helicopter has rescued a British man in the Benidorm area after he went missing on Wednesday. Richard Morris, 76, suffers...

Benidorm announces 2023 dates for Spain to find Eurovision Song Contest winner

PLANS for next year's Benidorm Fest have been announced on Tuesday, as Spain gears up for its 2023 search to find a Eurovision Song...

Benidorm’s Levante beach hosts summer police boost for Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Policia Nacional launched their 'Operation Summer 2022' campaign at Benidorm's Levante beach on Friday with 225 trainee officers boosting their ranks during the...

Sticky and sleepless nights warning with soaring temperatures on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOT equatorial nights are being forecast for parts of the Costa Blanca towards the weekend. Daytime maximums are predicted to touch at least 35 degrees...

Benidorm lap dancer steals expensive watch from drunk tourist at Costa Blanca club in Spain

A Swedish tourist fell asleep after paying for the services of a Benidorm lap dancer who robbed him of his valuables. The 29-year-old man woke...

Two drownings in one day on Benidorm and Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

TWO people died on Wednesday from drowning on Costa Blanca beaches just days after the Valencian government launched a 'safe beaches' campaign. 26 bathers have...

‘Safe beaches’ campaign warns tourists about drowning risks in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A 'safe beaches' campaign has been launched in the Valencian Community with 24 seaside drownings already reported this year. The initiative aims to warn beachgoers...

IN PICS: Benidorm cliff drama after man falls into sea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man cheated death on Monday evening after falling off a cliff into the sea at Benidorm's Cala de Finestrat. The 34-year-old victim was saved...

Costa Blanca train line in Spain with direct Benidorm link to reopen after six years

TRAIN services between Teulada and Gata de Gorgos on the northern Costa Blanca will resume this Wednesday(July 13). Travellers have had to make do with...

Benidorm bars and restaurants forced to close due to lack of staff on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM bars and restaurants are being forced to close because they can't find enough staff. The city's Abreca hospitality association says another 3,000 employees are...

Benidorm prepares for summer tourist rush with big clean up on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM has boosted its street cleaning and rubbish collection workforce for the summer holiday season. The city's population is expected to swell three-fold in July...

Benidorm’s much-needed new medical centre in resort’s ‘English Zone’ takes big step forward on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A €4.57 million contract has been awarded to build Benidorm's new Rincon de Loix health centre. The new facility will replace the current two-floor clinic...

Costa Blanca drugs traffickers use post offices in Spain to mail narcotics to UK and USA

THREE Czech nationals have been arrested for running a mail order drugs service out of the Costa Blanca. They were based in Playa de San...

Benidorm ‘English’ zone bars and clubs raided by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX people have been arrested by Benidorm's Policia Nacional during a crime sweep targeting bars and clubs called 'Operation Summer'. The detainees, aged between 20...

Elderly Benidorm couple conned by ‘stain’ trick on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A con-trick known as 'The Stain' helped a man and woman wrestle away a €1,800 gold chain from an elderly couple in Benidorm. A Policia...

Benidorm tower blocks in crime hotspot get raided in drugs bust on Spain’s Costa Blanca

14 people of different nationalities have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Benidorm for drug-dealing. Officers raided the Playmon residential blocks on Avenida Portugal,...

Benidorm police unveil new quad-bikes for summer beach patrols on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO quad-bikes have been added to Benidorm Policia Local's fleet of vehicles. The bikes will be used to patrol the resort's beaches over the summer. The...

Benidorm pensioners fleeced by helpful bank machine conmen on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SWINDLERS in Benidorm conned elderly people out of over €7,000 at ATMs after pretending to help them. The Policia Nacional have arrested two men- one...

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