Friday, November 27, 2020

Costa Blanca

400,000 vaccine doses will be allocated in early 2021 to Spain’s Valencian Community

AT least 400,000 doses of vaccine against the coronavirus will be made available to the Valencian Community across the first three months...

Thousands of kilos of rubbish removed from hoarder’s home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE council has removed over 6,000 kilos of rubbish from a woman's apartment. Neighbours complained about the health risks...

COVID-19 case rises are slowing down in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community have registered a weekly fall, as rises continue to flatten out. The...

Husband slashes wife’s face with blade after she calls time on their marriage on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ALICANTE woman had her face slashed by a razor blade after telling her husband that their marriage was over.

Storms predicted to give Spain’s Costa Blanca a big drenching

HEAVY rain is set to hit the Costa Blanca tomorrow(Thursday) with a yellow alert issued for coastal areas for Friday.

More people could be allowed to get together for Christmas in Spain’s Murcia region

UP to ten people could be allowed to meet to celebrate Christmas and the New Year in the Murcia region.

Man dies after shooting in Benissa on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO people have been arrested in Benissa on the northern Costa Blanca over the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old man on Tuesday...

Hotels are selling long-term cheap stays to fill empty rooms on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOTELS on the Costa Blanca are offering cheap long term rental deals to try to fill up their empty rooms.

New COVID-19 cases trend higher on Spain’s Costa Blanca but deaths and hospitalisations fall

2,185 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the Valencian Community over a 24-hour period according to the latest figures released last night(November...

Mayor of Benidorm area resort on Spain’s Costa Blanca faces legal probe over hotel spa go-ahead

ALTEA mayor, Jaime Llinares, faces an investigation over a private complaint filed over an approved extension for the Altea Hills Hotel.

Retirement home residents and workers will get first COVID-19 vaccines in Spain

NURSING home residents and staff will get the first mass access to the COVID-19 vaccine in Spain. The country...

Jealous woman strangled her partner’s eight-year-old autistic foster son on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A WOMAN got so jealous of the bond between her partner and his eight-year-old autistic foster son, that she killed the boy.

Woman fined for ‘offending religion’ after parading a huge vagina through the streets during Women’s Day march on Spain’s...

A WOMEN’S rights campaigner has been fined for ‘offending religion’ after parading a huge vagina through the streets during a Women’s Day...

Latest COVID-19 figures show levelling out of hospital cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LATEST coronavirus case figures for Alicante Province last night(November 23) from the Valencian Health Ministry reported 305 new positives over the weekend,...

Top expert brought in to stop regular Javea flooding on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A top expert is helping Javea council to fight flooding in the city's Arenal beach area. Manuel Gomez Valentin...

Home socialising is biggest COVID-19 outbreak spreader on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOSPITALITY businesses are a minimal source of coronavirus outbreaks on the Costa Blanca, according to figures compiled by the Valencian Health Ministry.

Benidorm-Denia rail link on track for 2023 return to Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Benidorm to Denia rail link that hit the buffers in 2016 will resume services in just over two years time.

Victim gets new Benidorm court date in police transphobia case on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A transgender woman will testify next month in a hate crime case involving two Benidorm police agents. In May,...

Agitated man tries to flee in police car as he runs over two agents in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man tried to drive off in an Alicante police car which he reversed into two agents before it ended up in...

Why so many earthquakes on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca with a ‘Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On’?

UP to 1,400 earthquake tremors are logged each year on the Iberian peninsula and they tend to make some headlines if they...

A real hoot as owls help fight pests that attack crops on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE Barn owls have been introduced to a Marina Alta farming community on the Costa Blanca. It's part of...

Benidorm shells out for big upgrade to popular British tourist area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A normally-bustling Benidorm street will get a major revamp while businesses are closed and the mainly-British tourists are not around.

Orange farmers on Spain’s Costa Blanca vent anger over sugary drink tax plans

COSTA Blanca orange farmers are up in arms over government plans to raise IVA taxes on sugary drinks from 10% to 21%,...

Murcia residents are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person

MURCIA'S residents and academics are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person to protect it against 'ecocide'.

Spanish victory as Costa Blanca council backs down from sole Valencian version of town name

VILLAJOYOSA council has done a U-turn on a decision to call the municipality purely by its Valencian language name of La Vila...

FIND HIM: Hunt is on for English-plated car and ‘tall, blonde’ killer of ‘much-loved’ teenager in Estepona as more...

As the assailant sped off, a client from the nearby vets ran over to the victim to try and stop the bleeding, while locals, including the boy’s mother, rushed over with towels, but there was nothing they could do

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