Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Costa Blanca

Free Outdoor cinema programme launched for families on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROGRAMME of Summer Cinema is due to start in Orihuela Costa, on the popular Costa Blanca. Different neighbourhoods...

Benidorm neighbourhood on Spain’s Costa Blanca backtracks on local lockdown threat if COVID-19 cases continue to rise

VILLAJOYOSA, which is just a 15 minute drive from Benidorm, has seen its mayor apparently backtrack on a local lockdown threat over...

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...

Nightclub on Spain’s Costa Blanca faces huge fine for using dance floor

AN ALICANTE nightclub owner could be fined up to €60,000 after social distancing and capacity rules were flouted at a city venue.

Outdoor cinema faces fines up to €60,000 for breaching social distancing rules on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN open air cinema with 220 film-goers was closed down by Alicante Policia Local for breaching social-distancing rules.

Flood-hit disaster area of Spain’s Murcia will get just 4% of EU emergency money

MURCIA'S government is fuming that it will just get €2.3 million out of an EU grant of €57 million to help parts...

Kate and Will thank school in Spain’s Costa Blanca for their support after Prince George was mocked on American...

The Duke and Duchess wrote on behalf of Prince George to thank the school for their support

Sweatshop owner on Spain’s Costa Blanca arrested for exploiting illegal foreign workers on 12 hour shifts

A 30-year-old Mexican businessman has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Alicante for breaking employment laws at his three factories in...

British couple set up ‘Two for One’ discount app throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca – exclusive offer for Olive Press...

WHEN Middlesbrough couple Andrew and Vicki Holland left Teesside with their young son for sunnier shores in 2018, they already had an...

Lack of Benidorm tourists forces leading holiday parks to close down early on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO major Benidorm theme parks say that low tourist numbers will force them to end their season early on August 23.

Lockdown causes massive June property sales collapse on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOUSE sales collapsed by almost half across the Costa Blanca in June according to figures released by the National Institute of Statistics(INE).

Benidorm hotel will cater for COVID-19 infected tourists on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO hotels will be available free of charge to accommodate any tourists visiting the Valencian Community that have contracted COVID-19.

Young man shot in face in Spain’s Marbella

Policia Nacional were alerted to the scene following several calls to the 091 number at 3.44am

European Bank loans €100 million for flood repairs almost a year after disaster struck on Spain’s Costa Blanca.

THE European Bank(EIB) has granted a loan of up to €100 million for repairs and infrastructure improvements brought on by last September's...

Teenagers attack police as agents break up illegal early morning beach party in Spain’s Murcia region

TWO police agents were injured as an illegal beach drinks party in the Cabo de Palos area of Cartagena in Murcia.

Elderly man arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca for taking photos of naked children on a popular beach

A 77-YEAR OLD man has been charged with the corruption of minors after taking photos of naked children on an Alicante area...

Tragedy on Spain’s Costa Blanca as young boy drowns in villa swimming pool

TRAGEDY struck in the tourist area of Quesada on the southern Costa Blanca yesterday(August 5) when a four-year-old boy drowned in a...

WATCH: British comedian Jim Davidson says ‘Spain is for fat northern birds’ before telling Brits to get dinghy across...

Davidson’s career has been met with controversy since his big break in the mid-seventies on the ITV talent show New Faces

Pervert on Spain’s Costa Blanca used over 60 phone cards to send unwanted porn to women

An Elche man has been arrested for sending unwanted pornography to women by using dozens of mobile phone numbers.

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.

Man is duped by a ‘Love Hug’ and gets robbed of €10,000 worth of jewellery in Benidorm on Spain’s...

HUGGER muggers are back on the Costa Blanca after a quiet period for incidents during Spain's State of Alarm lockdown restrictions.

Luxury golf villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca are converted into high tech marijuana farms

THE Guardia Civil has arrested a gang that rented three luxury golf villas on the Costa Blanca which they converted into marijuana...

Swimmer left stranded and unconscious for 24 hours on remote cove in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man survived a day-long ordeal after falling amongst some cliff rocks in the Playa Estudiantes area of Villajoyosa just south of...

Fag end fears as tourist collapse on Spain’s Costa Blanca leads to tobacconist closure threats

TOBACCONISTS on the Costa Blanca say they've had a bad year for sales as travel restrictions has slashed their main customer base,...

Shock in Spain’s Murcia region as brother of leading COVID-19 fighter is stabbed to death by his son

THE brother of Murcia's Health Minister, Manuel Villegas, was found stabbed to death in the porch of his home this morning(August 4).

New COVID-19 cases continue to rise on Spain’s Costa Blanca

CORONAVIRUS infections are continuing to climb in the Valencian Community with 523 new cases confirmed via PCE testing since the last set...