Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Costa Blanca

Group of Costa Blanca mayors demand that busy N-332 road is raised to prevent ‘new catastrophes’ in flood-hit region

FIVE Costa Blanca mayors are demanding quick and urgent solutions to flood prevention in the Vega Baja basin. 

Robbers caught short in Murcia bar – three arrested whilst going equipped

POLICE have caught a trio of thieves red-handed robbing a Murcia bar in the early hours of Monday, February 17. 

Popular Costa Blanca entertainer dies of suspected heart attack before gig

DEAN ALEXANDA, expat radio presenter and Costa Blanca entertainer, shocked fans and family when he suddenly collapsed and died last night.

FIND HIM: Spain asks British police to help track down rapist and killer of three teenage girls in infamous...

SPAIN has officially asked for collaboration with the UK authorities to track down a fugitive who raped and murdered three girls in Valencia back...

BREAKING: British expat in isolation over possible coronavirus infection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

UPDATE: Doctors have told the patient they do not have coronavirus after carrying out chest x-ray A BRITISH expat has been placed in isolation ahead...

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE EIGHTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out this today.

TV contestant to face prison for starving dog on Costa Blanca

A former TV show contestant has been sentenced to nine months in prison for starving his dog on the Costa Blanca

ALDI will hire 120 extra staff members in Alicante as part of its expansion programme in Spain

ALDI has announced it will hire an extra 120 people in Alicante.

Valencia becomes first region in Spain to set a minimum distance allowed between gambling venues and schools, hospitals and...

VALENCIA has become the first region in Spain to set a minimum distance allowed between gambling venues and schools.

Storm Gloria beach damage raises questions as Costa Blanca resorts struggle to get ready for Easter Holidays

DAMAGE caused by the severe storm Gloria, which battered eastern Spain has sparked a debate about coastal management. Questions...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat, 59, arrested on suspicion of murdering partner in Moraira NAMED as owner of real estate business on...

THE Dutchman arrested on suspicion of murdering his partner and dumping her in a rubbish container in Moraira has been named as...

LETTER: Three tips to spot illegal UK to Spain pet transport operators

THE lamentable animal transport tale revealed by the Olive Press fills my heart with despair – despair because we have been here...

Dutch expat, 59, turns himself in after Romanian partner found decapitated in rubbish container in Teulada-Moraira on Spain’s Costa...

A DUTCH expat has handed himself in to Guardia Civil after confessing to decapitating and dumping his Romanian partner in a rubbish...

Policía Nacional agent saves a baby’s life after 20 minutes of CPR in Valencia

A POLICIA Nacional agent has saved a baby's life after administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 20 minutes in Valencia city.

URGENT: Costa Blanca council calls for volunteers to help clean local beach in second ‘Plastic Pick-Up’ TODAY

ORIHUELA City Council are calling on kind volunteers again to help clean one of their local beaches of plastic and rubbish washed...

Police investigate discovery of body dumped in rubbish container in Teulada-Moraira on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body dumped in a plastic rubbish container in Teulada-Moraira on Spain's Costa Blanca.

Campaign president fears Spanish is being ‘eliminated’ from Valencian Community schools as ‘Ley de Plurilingüismo’ due for September 2020...

SPANISH is the second most-widely spoken language in the world – yet it’s under threat of ‘elimination’ in its own homeland.

Two Costa Blanca hospitals show operation waiting times are HALF the regional average

WAITING lists at two of Costa Blanca’s largest hospitals are HALF the regional average, figures released today show.

Valentine surprise for 50 illegals in Costa Blanca town, as armed troops swoop

POLICE FORCES combined in Callosa de Segura to arrest 50 people for violation of the ‘Aliens Act’, on St Valentine’s Day.

Hundreds of families STILL getting help from Spanish Red Cross five months after Costa Blanca flooding

DESPITE devastating the region FIVE MONTHS ago, Spain’s Red Cross are still helping out families that were affected by the gota fria...

Two face jail over Spanish golf resort that became a €54 million swindle

TWO MEN allegedly involved in defrauding hundreds of overseas buyers and investors are facing up to seven years behind bars.

Costa Blanca cops find neighbour’s narcotics factory right under their noses

RAFAL Policia Local couldn’t believe their noses when the distinct aroma of marijuana wafted over one of their buildings in the Costa...

Spanish High Court rules that failed airport company must repay government €183m

THE SUPREME Court of Spain has ruled that the management company first contracted to build Corvera Airport, must repay €183 million of...

Leading telecom provider Telitec launches campaign to help ‘forgotten urbanisations’ in Spain gain fiber optic internet access

SPAIN’S leading independent provider of telecoms has launched a campaign to help neglected urbanisations get high-speed fiber optic internet access.

Three tips to avoid scams with British TV / IPTV in Spain

AS much as British expats love the Spanish sun, we miss our British TV. Which is why hundreds of...

Public AND private sector preventing pollution in Spain’s Costa Calida during 2020

MAJOR steps in preventing air pollution are being taken this year by both public and private entities in the Murcia region.