Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Costa Blanca

Two solar power farms may be scrapped in Spain’s Vega Baja as area now classed as flood plain

TWO huge solar power farms planned for Spain’s Vega Baja region are now in doubt because of a combination of bad timing...

Police stop beach baptism celebration that flouted COVID-19 rules on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE broke up a baptism on an Alicante beach as guest numbers broke COVID-19 rules. Agents were carrying out...

EXCLUSIVE: Spain seeking €1 BILLION fine against Rifaat Al-Assad for ‘decades of money laundering’ – and €700 million for...

The so-called ‘Butcher of Hama’ is accused of orchestrating a criminal network dedicated to laundering hundreds of millions of euros obtained from illegal activities

Flu jabs start early to avoid COVID-19 log jam in Spain’s Valencian Community

FLU VACCINATIONS will start on October 5 in the Valencian Community. That's a month earlier than normal to avoid...

Enjoy ‘The Great Outdoors’ with Dumas Exterior Design on the Costa Blanca

GARDEN AND PATIO life is something very special and to be enjoyed in Spain because of the...

WATCH: Fugitive arrested for manslaughter and currency forging after decades-long criminal career on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The 39-year-old had evaded authorities for the last year and was wanted throughout Spain and Sweden, police revealed today

Elderly urged to take flu vaccine to avoid healthcare system ‘overload’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A region-wide campaign begins on October 5 by appointment only in order to comply with social-distancing regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ryanair announces new cut to October schedules across Spain and Europe

RYANAIR is cut its October schedules by 20 per cent in addition to a similar reduction previously announced in mid-August.

Calpe Dental uses 3D technology for a pain-free service

ONLINE features on dentistry have never been an 'attention grabber because the thought of a dentist's chair inspires fear', according to Dr....

Benidorm rolls out welcome to ‘digital nomads’ to stay on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM wants younger home workers to come to the city for a long-term break. It's the latest move from...

City street disinfection resumes after surge in COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has intensified the disinfection of streets against COVID-19 throughout the municipality. The work stepped up from...

Health minister in Spain’s Murcia region slams lack of discipline over COVID-19 prevention and says Chinese ‘are far better...

RISING COVID-19 cases have caused Murcia's health minister, Manuel Villegas, to criticise the lack of restraint among Spaniards in the region in...

Son holds mother captive and threatens to throw himself out of an apartment window in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN held his mother captive in her Alicante apartment and threatened to leap out of a window when police broke into...

Travel bubble setback as Benidorm records two COVID-19 outbreaks on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in Benidorm which has been trying hard to promote itself as a 'safe' destination for UK...

Flood-devastated area of Spain’s Costa Blanca in 2019 sends €4 million repair bill to river authority

ALMORADI council has demanded €4 million of compensation for property damage caused by last September's record-breaking floods. The Vega...

Hundreds of prisoners forced to go into self-isolation at a jail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

400 prisoners at an Alicante Province prison have gone into self-isolation after a teacher tested positive for COVID-19. Inmates...

Teachers get mass COVID-19 testing in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA council carried out mass COVID-19 testing on teachers and school staff yesterday(September 16), after their plans were initially scuppered by the...

Pregnant woman injured in car crash with drug traffickers being chased by police on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The pregnant woman is reported to be in her 30s and the seriousness of her injuries are not known

Benidorm wants UK government permission for a special flight to Spain’s Costa Blanca in plea to create safe ‘travel...

BENIDORM wants the UK government to green-light a charter flight to help promote the Costa Blanca resort as a safe area for...

New COVID-19 cases are halved over 24 hours across Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have seen a dramatic fall over a 24-hour period. Wednesday evening's...

Drug lord captured as Spanish police arrest 29 in gang crackdown across Malaga, Seville and Cádiz

THE HEAD one of Europe’s biggest drug gangs was arrested in Spain after a major sting operation.  Leader of...

Husband in Spain’s Valencia defends vicious drunken attack on wife by saying women ‘must learn respect’.

A MAN was arrested for domestic violence in Valencia after attacking his wife and partially shoving her out of a window.

Crooked businessmen fined almost €20 million over tax fraud scandal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EIGHT ORIHUELA area businessmen have been convicted of a €9.6 million tax fraud and will have to pay back double what they...

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca are struggling to fill up even a third of their rooms

A COSTA BLANCA hotel association leader has branded travel quarantines and restrictions as 'absurd'. Toni Mayor, president of the...

Expats fear mystery gang smuggling dozens of petrol containers onto boats is ramping up Costa del Sol crime

IT comes during broad daylight and on an almost-daily basis: Over a dozen men carrying massive containers onto speed boats in Duquesa...

Expat kidnapped and tortured by Belgian boyfriend on Spain’s Costa del Sol

It was a desperate call to her brother in Belgium which sounded the alarm

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