Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Costa Blanca

Stricter COVID-19 restrictions being discussed in Spain’s Valencian Community

VALENCIAN President, Ximo Puig, is to mull over fresh options today(January19)over what new restrictions can be introduced to stem the rising tide...

LOVESTRUCK man beaten up and robbed after dating site con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 34-year-old man was robbed and assaulted in a Costa Blanca town after he met a woman through a dating website.

Costa Blanca city becomes the greenest in Spain’s Valencian Community with over 50 charging stations for electric cars

ORIHUELA and its surrounding areas now have over 50 charging stations for electric vehicles, more than anywhere else in the Valencian Community.

ENTIRE nursing home catches COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca a week after first vaccinations

A major COVID-19 outbreak has been reported in a Torrevieja nursing home, a week after residents and staff were given their first...

Alcasser killer caught in Madrid squat

The main perpetrator disappeared without trace and his whereabouts are still unknown

Field hospital opens up to treat COVID-19 overflow cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN emergency field hospital has received its first COVID-19 patients as health services in Alicante Province struggle to cope with increasing coronavirus...

First citizens already receiving their second vaccine jab in Spain’s Valencia Region

OVER 5,000 people in the region will get their second and final vaccination jab this week in the region’s ongoing battle against...

Dumb burglar fails to pull wool over police eyes in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A young thief thought he could hoodwink police by hiding under a sofa cover when officers arrived at a Costa Blanca address...

TERRIBLE DAY as new COVID-19 cases reach another record-high in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW daily COVID-19 infection figures reached a fresh pandemic-high today(January 15) with 7,497 cases in the Valencian Community. That...

Married mayors in COVID-19 vaccine queue-jump row on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN inquiry has opened into why two mayors in the Denia area of the northern Costa Blanca got vaccinated against the coronavirus...

Man dies of COVID-19 after receiving first dose of Pfizer vaccine in Spain’s Valencia – but death does not...

A CARE home resident has died from coronavirus after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. According...

Jealous Benidorm husband jailed for tieing-up wife who got friendly with another man on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm man who exacted abusive revenge on his wife for developing a friendship with another man, has been jailed for almost...

Teenage prostitute goes missing in Valencia

Three street prostitutes have been murdered in the Valencia area over the last year and a half.

SECOND-HIGHEST day for new COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

6,207 new coronavirus infections were declared yesterday(January 14) in the Valencian Community, making it the second-highest day for new cases during the...

Gas fire explosion leaves elderly man with 50% burns in one of two fires in neighbouring villages on Spain’s...

FIRES in neighbouring urbanisations in the Vega Baja area resulted in two septuagenarians being hospitalised last night, December 14.

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

OUR 31st edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the...

COVID-19 cases double over a week in densely-populated British expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES mayor, Antonio Perez, is appealing to all citizens to act responsibly in light of positive COVID-19 cases DOUBLING in a week.

Valencian president demands State of Alarm change to allow lockdowns on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Valencian President has called for national State of Alarm rules to be altered because he cannot impose lockdowns which are currently...

COVID-19 mass testing call in Benidorm area town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLITICIANS in Polop near Benidorm have demanded mass PCR testing for the 5,000-strong population to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Social gatherings banned between people not living together in Spain’s Murcia region

THE ENTIRE Murcia region has banned social gatherings between non-cohabitants, from today, January 14. Meetings of any sort will...

No respite for high COVID-19 infection rate in Spain’s Valencian Community

4,810 new COVID-19 cases within a day in the Valencian Community were reported last night(January 13) by the regional health ministry.

BUMPY RIDE with top tourist airport pole-axed by COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COVID-19 took its toll on Alicante-Elche airport last year with passenger numbers slashed by 85% on 2019's historic record high.

Easter setback as processions are scrapped due to COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALL of the traditional Semana Santa(Holy Week) processions and commemorations for Easter 2021 have been cancelled across the southern Costa Blanca.

Sleeping argument provokes woman to stab boyfriend on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A woman stabbed her boyfriend at their Costa Blanca home after complaining that he would not let her sleep.

‘TOUGHEN UP’ COVID-19 fight call from mayors on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SEVERAL Costa Blanca mayors want tougher action from the Valencian Government to combat increasing COVID-19 infection rates. Gata de...

BLACKEST DAY yet for COVID-19 deaths in Spain’s Valencian Community

92 people have died in just 24 hours in the highest single day COVID-19 death toll in the Valencian Community.

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