Thursday, December 2, 2021

Benidorm

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Benidorm thief goes on restaurant cash register spree in Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM'S Policia Local have arrested a thief who went on a restaurant robbery spree in the city. The serial stealer mainly operated around the Levante...

Benidorm’s Intempo building has sold its most expensive homes for €2 million each on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO luxury apartments at Benidorm's Intempo building have been sold for €2 million each. The 204.5 metre-high structure is Europe's tallest residential block and was...

Miracle escape for Benidorm toddler who fell from a second-floor apartment balcony on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A toddler escaped any apparent serious injury after falling from the second floor of a Benidorm apartment block last Tuesday afternoon(August 17). The accident happened...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels in Spain are filling up nicely despite very few UK bookings

HOTEL occupancy figures in the Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas are the highest for two years, according to the Hosbec hoteliers association. Hosbec described occupancy...

Body of blue shark that appeared in Benidorm washes up on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A blue shark that swam to the shore of Benidorm's Poniente beach last Thursday has died. The 2.5 metre female was spotted aground on Saturday...

Benidorm thief displays football dribbling skills to distract and rob tourists visiting Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm thief showed off his footballing skills in a distraction robbery ruse in the city's Rincon de Loix area. He demonstrated his dribbling abilities...

Shark that forced swimmers out of the water in Benidorm reappears off nearby beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BLUE shark that swam close to the shore of Benidorm's Poniente beach on Thursday has popped up a a few kilometres south at...

VIDEO: Shark forces bathers out of the water at popular Benidorm beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BATHERS were cleared out of the water at Benidorm's Poniente beach on Thursday morning (August 12) after a blue shark swam close to the...

Dramatic tourist rescue at Benidorm area scenic waterfalls by brave police officer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO German tourists were rescued by a police officer who swam against dangerous currents at the Fuentes del Algar waterfalls on the Costa Blanca. The...

Thieves in Benidorm steal and ruin a €5,000 stamp collection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM police have recovered a stolen set of stamps initially valued at €5,000, but which are now virtually worthless because they needed careful preservation....

Benidorm gets ‘Jappi’ to boost winter holiday bookings to the Costa Blanca in Spain

SIX Benidorm tourist, leisure, and hospitality groups are to offer low season holiday packages to entice visitors to the resort. The new idea has been...

Benidorm gets a beach drone in new move to prevent seaside drownings across four Costa Blanca resorts in Spain

DRONES will fly over beaches in four Costa Blanca areas for the rest of the summer in a bid to cut down on deaths...

Should you move your pensions into one pot?

By Tracy Storer, Senior Partner, Chorus Financial. If you've had more than one job since your career begun, it's likely you've got pensions with different...

Benidorm man records sex video on Spain’s Costa Blanca and posts it on WhatsApp without woman knowing

A Benidorm man has been arrested for distributing a video on WhatsApp of him having sex with a woman he met at a night...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels report busiest week of the summer as Spanish bookings keep them going

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hotels have had their best week for room occupancy this summer according to the Hosbec hoteliers association. Figures for July 19-25...

Benidorm mayor declares Costa Blanca tourism in Spain is ‘sunk’ due to new restrictions like night curfews

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Perez, has described new Valencian government restrictions to fight rising COVID-19 infections as a 'betrayal of the Costa Blanca tourism sector'. He...

Benidorm will host three shows in new festival to pick Spain’s 2022 Eurovision Song Contest entry

BENIDORM will host a new brand-new festival to pick Spain's entry for next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Italy. Public broadcaster, RTVE, has signed an...

Benidorm set for night-time curfew after big COVID case rises in Costa Blanca area of Spain

CURFEW areas will be extended across the Valencian Community from Monday(July 26) subject to the approval of the region's Superior Court. Costa Blanca tourist spots...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels report no ‘explosion’ in bookings since UK announced amber travel rule changes for Spain

A Benidorm-based hotel association says there has been no UK bookings surge despite a relaxation in amber list travel rules that started yesterday(July 19). Double-vaccinated...

Benidorm to host competition to choose Spain’s 2022 Eurovision Song Contest entry

BENIDORM is set to be at the heart of Spain trying to pick a successful Eurovision Song Contest entry next year. Full details will be...

Four Benidorm area gang rapists are jailed for over 60 years in Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR men who raped a 19-year-old woman in Benidorm and Callosa d'en Sarria at the start of the New Year in 2019 have been...

Benidorm police accused of turning a ‘blind eye’ to illegal outdoor gatherings of young people on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM police officers have been accused of turning a 'blind eye' to new COVID health restrictions. The force has been slammed by a local politician...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels will ‘close’ again if UK tourists do not return to Spain in August

BRITISH tourists will be the key to whether or not some recently-reopened Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels will have to shut their doors again. That's...

British man in Benidorm bar admits trying to stab fellow Brit to death on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British man has been jailed for five years after repeatedly stabbing a fellow Brit in a Benidorm bar. He pled guilty to attempted homicide...

Angry Benidorm bars and restaurants want Valencian president to resign over ‘unfair’ COVID restrictions in Costa Blanca area of...

A Benidorm hospitality association has called for the resignation of Valencian president, Ximo Puig over new 'unfair' COVID-19 restrictions. Puig yesterday(July 8) announced reduced hours...

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