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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...

Dozens of cute-looking puppies discovered at illegal breeding farm on the Costa Blanca in Spain

POLICE and animal welfare council officials have raided an illegal Costa Blanca puppy farm that housed 137 dogs. The unregistered breeder had been running his...

Counterfeit notes totalling €4 million are discovered in an abandoned Mercedes on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A Mercedes car heading to a Costa Blanca scrapyard got a last minute reprieve after a suitcase containing €4 million of counterfeit cash was...

COVID-19 weekly case rates continue to ‘flatten out’ in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest figures from the Valencian health ministry bring a mixed regional picture over the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's new trend of lower week-to-week infections...

Policeman gets bitten as he tried to handcuff drug dealer in Alicante area of Spain

A drug dealer bit an Alicante Policia Local officer in the arm after he tried to handcuff him. The 50-year-old man was highly agitated by...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 45th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

Increase in COVID-19 cases continues to slow down in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE rate of new COVID-19 infections is continuing to show signs of falling in the Valencian Community. 2,685 new infections were announced today(July 28) compared...

Staff shortages mean just 13% of COVID-19 rule breakers have been fined in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

LEGAL staff have only been able to process 13% of fines imposed by police for breaking COVID-19 rules in the Valencian Community. 208,000 infractions have...

Dumb attacker slashes man’s neck and gets arrested after reporting a finger injury to the police on Spain’s Costa...

A Torrevieja man has been jailed for attempted murder after popping into a police station to report a cut finger caused by an assault. The...

COVID-19 cases fall on a week-to-week basis in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A fresh set of COVID-19 infection figures are tentatively suggesting a possible slowing down of new cases in the Valencian Community. Health ministry figures today(July...

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...

Dual carriageway for a busy Costa Blanca tourist road in Spain is announced 14 years after original plans were...

€30 million will be spent on major changes to the CV-95 between Orihuela City and San Miguel de Salinas on the southern Costa Blanca. It's...

EU COVID-19 certificates will not be used soon for Costa Blanca hospitality and leisure businesses in Spain

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, has temporarily side-lined his own region's suggestion that EU COVID-19 certificates could be used to get entry to leisure and...

Police drones now used to catch fly-tippers as 50 people fined in a month for dumping waste vegetation in...

ORIHUELA COSTA Local Police are using drone technology to maintain the control of people dumping pruned vegetation and other detritus throughout the municipality. The waste...

Popular tourist spot on the Costa Blanca in Spain could get a €30 million revamp

PLANS to build a €30 million leisure area in Torrevieja's port have been submitted to the Valencian Government. The proposal from local firm Inmuebles y...

Who’s a pretty boy then? Alicante firefighters in Spain rescue a parrot perched on a ledge

ALICANTE firefighters rescue animals as part of their regular line of duty but got a very different call out on Monday afternoon(July 26) involving...

Smaller rise in weekend COVID-19 totals for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

6,390 new coronavirus infections were recorded over the weekend in the Valencian Community, combining the Saturday and Monday regional health ministry figures. In an early...

Young unvaccinated people on Spain’s Costa Blanca still breaking COVID-19 safety rules with outdoor drinks parties

POLICE were busy across the northern Costa Blanca at the weekend as they dealt with illegal outdoor drinks parties and COVID rule-breaking involving young...

Robbers who stalked bank customers with large cash withdrawals are caught on the Costa Blanca in Spain

THREE people who stalked and robbed people who withdrew cash from Costa Blanca banks have been arrested in Calpe. They also carried out distraction burglaries...

Summer in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain is ‘killed off’ due to ‘disproportionate’ COVID-19 restrictions

NEW restrictions to fight COVID-19 infections introduced by the Valencian government have been branded as 'consummating the death of the summer'. Night curfews have been...

Police hunt for owner of dog that bit off the jaw of another on Spain’s Costa Blanca

VETS in Murcia don’t know whether a small three kilo pooch will be able to chew solids again, after half its jaw was bitten...

Charities in Malaga, Alicante and Almeria receive 24 tonnes of food for the increasingly vulnerable in Spain

CHARITIES from Malaga, Alicante and Almería have received 24 tonnes of food donations from Grupo ASV throughout July, 2021. They supplemented the important work done...

How this luxury beachfront home on Spain’s La Manga Strip could be yours for only TWO euros

LA MANGA strip has long been a destination for holiday-makers and homeowners, alike. But now, a front-line apartment on the stunning Esparto-Venezional beach, could be...

COVID-19 infections and hospital admissions show no signs of slowing down in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

CORONAVIRUS infections have fallen slightly today(July 23) to 2,913 new cases in the Valencian Community. The last two days have seen cases above the 3,000...

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...

Hundreds of people conned into paying €500 for bogus holiday rentals on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A 67-year-old conman fleeced hundreds of people by charging for non-existent holiday rentals on the Costa Blanca. The Policia Nacional arrested the fraudster at an...

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Big 30% fall in COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have dropped by nearly a third in the Valencian Community, as this week's trend of falling case numbers continues. The regional health ministry...

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