Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Costa Blanca

British expat launches cervical cancer awareness campaign after mum dies at just 41 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SHARON Norrie tragically passed away last month at the untimely age of 41, from complications that began as cervical cancer.

YOU TOO?: Brit scammed by bogus Sky TV box distributor fears ‘many more’ could be affected on Spain’s Costa...

A BRITISH expat claims he has been scammed by a Costa Blanca company offering bogus Sky TV boxes.Ray...

REVEALED: Amy Winehouse wrote three songs from Back to Black while holidaying in Alicante

FEW knew that when the soulful, heart-wrenching vocals of Back to Black hit top-ten charts around the world in 2006, they would...

SIMPLY THE REST: Driving through Spain this summer? Here are the best boutique hotels to stop at en route

Depending on your route, you will pass some of Spain’s most emblematic cities and towns

French couple, 80 and 66, injured after paddling pool crashes through terrace floor into garage below on Spain’s Costa...

A FRENCH couple were injured in Mutxamel, Alicante, when their paddling pool broke through the terrace where they had set it up.

OWN MEDICINE: Lawyer arrested in Murcia court after speeding to a trial on a traffic accident

A TARDY Murcia lawyer who sped to a trial was arrested in court by police agents testifying in the same case.

British holidaymaker, 23, could be ‘permanently paralysed’ after breaking neck on waterslide in Benidorm’s Aqualandia

A BRITISH holidaymaker's life has changed forever after a horrific freak accident at Benidorm's Aqualandia left him paralysed.David...

Alicante rapist jailed for 12 years after claiming asylum seeker, 26, could not report him because she was an...

A CONVICTED criminal has been sent back to prison for 12 years after raping an asylum seeker and claiming she couldn’t denounce...

IN PICS: Forest fire escalates on Spain’s Costa Blanca as 45 people are evacuated

A FOREST fire raging on Spain's Costa Blanca has seen 45 people evacuated from their homes.The fire was...

British man, 46, arrested after stabbing 20-year-old at 11AM in a bar in Alfaz del Pi on the Costa...

A BRITISH man, 46, has been detained after stabbing a 20-year-old at 11am in a bar in Alfaz del Pi.

THIRTEEN air units battle forest fire in Beneixama on Spain’s Costa Blanca as ‘Level 2 emergency’ is declared

A LEVEL 2 emergency situation has been declared as 13 airborne units battle a raging forest fire in Beneixama on Spain's Costa...

British carers given four years in jail for defrauding elderly couple of €270,000 in Alicante – but will KEEP...

A BRITISH couple who were caring for an elderly pair have been given four years in jail after an Alicante court found...

Two men using fake €500 notes ‘so good they were undetectable by machines’ caught after blowing 15 of them...

TWO men have been arrested in Alicante for using fake €500 bank notes so good they were 'undetectable by machines'.

‘Record-breaking’ bites from blood-sucking black fly as region sprays 5,000 litres of insecticide near Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SUMMER of 'plagues' has been predicted by a leading Spanish pest-control association as the country sees record-breaking bites from the 'blood-sucking...

THIRD heatwave to hit the Costa Blanca this weekend with temperatures already reaching 40.7 degrees

A THIRD blast of hot Saharan air is expected to hit the Costa Blanca this weekend, with temperatures today already reaching 40.7...

Brit, 20, robbed of €400 by ‘hugger muggers’ in Benidorm on day one of first-ever lads’ holiday

A BRIT has been robbed of €400 by a gang of women in Benidorm on day one of his first-ever lads' holiday.

Turron de Alicante beats turron de Jijona in campaign for iconic WhatsApp emoji expected ‘within months’

TURRON de Alicante has been selected over turron de Jijona in the campaign for a new WhatsApp emoji expected 'within months'.

Electric scooter riders soon to require helmet and insurance on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ELECTRIC scooter riders will soon require a helmet and insurance in new measures to be 'imminently' introduced in Alicante.

WATCH: Brit penniless after being kicked onto street with 6-month pregnant girlfriend by ‘abusive’ step-father on Spain’s Costa...

A British man has been left penniless after he and his six-month pregnant girlfriend were kicked onto the street by her step-father...

Spanish policeman ‘hero’ in New York after saving US officer from violent assault

A SPANISH policeman holidaying in New York has been applauded as a 'hero' after he saved a US officer from a violent...

WASTE NOT: Benidorm begins crackdown on buffets as ‘1 tonne’ of food waste thrown away per restaurant each year

BRITS could soon be forced to go without big buffet meals at Spanish resorts as Benidorm has become the first destination to...

X Factor star Danny Tetley in Benidorm for shows to last all summer

X FACTOR star Danny Tetley has come back to Benidorm for exclusive shows to last all summer.The Bradford-born...

WATCH: Europe’s largest aquarium evacuated after fire at Oceanografic de Valencia

EUROPE'S largest aquarium with 45,000 animals has been evacuated after a fire broke out at the Oceanografic de Valencia.

Activists say one of Mercadona’s biggest free-range egg producers is ‘lying’ about welfare after 39 sick hens rescued from...

ENVIRONMENTAL activists have stormed one of Spain’s biggest egg producers, accusing the company of ‘lying’ after free-range hens were found in ‘terrible...

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to.There are even fewer you can insult a...
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