Sunday, December 15, 2019

Costa Blanca

Cabify driver who sped off with four girls ends up ploughing into roundabout on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR girls have escaped a potential kidnapping when their Cabify driver sped past their requested destination before ploughing into a roundabout on...

REVEALED: The toll roads which will be FREE in 2020 across Spain’s Andalucia and Alicante

TWO toll roads in southern and eastern Spain will be free in 2020.  It comes after private toll company Abertis signed a severance package (ERE)...

PET-XIT: British expats’ pets facing travel ‘nightmare’ as vet on Spain’s Costa del Sol warns of no-deal Brexit fallout

It comes after Boris Johnson's Conservative party won a healthy majority in the UK general election last night, paving the way for a quick and speedy exit from the EU

Shocking midnight evacuation as six houses begin crumbling on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIREFIGHTERS have rescued the residents of six bungalows on the Costa Blanca after they began collapsing in the early hours of this...

Police informant gunned down while seen talking to an officer in eastern Spain

AN INFORMANT has been gunned down while he was spotted conversing with a police officer on a roadside in Barcelona.

“Give me €50,000 or I’ll share your videos online”: the new breed of cybercriminals tricking Spanish teens into sextortion

CYBERCRIMINALS in Spain are tricking gullible teens into sharing intimate videos and then blackmailing them up to €50,000 for keeping them from...

Town Hall battles with 100 active proceedings against ‘gardeners and labourers’ after fly-tipping spirals out of control on Spain’s...

A COSTA Blanca Town Hall has signalled its involvement in a whopping 100 active proceedings against fly-tippers. Javea's department...

Murder suspect may avoid prison despite admitting he ‘chopped up’ missing Valencian woman Marta Calvo

WHEN Jorge Ignacio Palma admitted to Guardia Civil he had chopped up the body of Marta Calvo, it seemed the case of...

Two Valencian wines costing under €7 named joint-winners in contest to find ‘best value in the supermarket’

TWO wines in the Valencian Community have been named as joint-winners in a nationwide contest to find the 'best value in the...

Benidorm bus joyrider held in custody without bail as he faces 7 YEARS for wrecking 29 vehicles and assaulting...

THE British man who stole a coach in Benidorm before embarking on a reckless joyride could face up to seven years in...

FOR SALE: Historic hamlet with 40 houses, theatre and olive press flogged for €90 million on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IT'S a project that could fill an entire series of Kevin McCloud's Grand Designs. Because among the second-hand bicycles...

Swimming pool hit with nearly one complaint A DAY over Muslim user wearing ‘burkini’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SWIMMING pool has seen nearly one complaint every day over a Muslim user wearing a 'burkini' at the Costa Blanca facility.

Paperless street hawker who rescued disabled man from burning apartment in Denia has residency request sent to regional government

AN UNDOCUMENTED immigrant working as a street hawker in Denia has had a request for immediate residency sent to the Valencian government.

SLICE IS RIGHT: Experts reveal the best-tasting jamon you can buy from Spain’s supermarkets – from as little as...

Experts have tested the DNA makeup of each meat product before running a taste trial, judging on aroma, flavour, texture, colour and saltiness

WATCH: ‘British man’ steals COACH before crashing into row of bikes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THIS is the moment a man stole a coach before crashing it into a row of bikes on the Costa Blanca yesterday.  The thief drove...

WATCH: Costa community spirit on show with festive switch-on

HUNDREDS of Brits joined Spanish and braved the chill to see San Fulgencio switch on its Christmas displays on Saturday, warmed by...

CHECK IT OUT: Virtual reality now offers FREE TOURS round your dream property for sale in Spain

KEEN on a house, but unsure if it’s worth the air miles for a viewing? Virtual reality property tours...

As the dreaded ‘C’ word rears its festive head, Loraine Gostling reminds us that C also stands for Charity

The ‘C’ word is just around the corner and, for the past couple of weeks on Javea Connect, the annual appeals have...

Dramatic rescue of a badly beaten horse required TWO armed police and an ambulance on standby, writes columnist Susan...

FORGET what you’ve heard. The Spanish police do care for animals. My husband Rod has been there on the...

Flood-hit Costa Blanca town says ‘Gracias’ to all that helped during gota fria

THE PEOPLE of San Fulgencio came together to acknowledge and thank the ‘fantastic and unselfish’ emergency services and volunteers that helped throughout...

Frozen – the €10m kitty Quesada can’t control

ROJALES is one of the richest municipalities in Valencia, with an estimated 10 MILLION euros stashed in it’s coffers.

RIP: Dog shot and dragged along road by owner in viral video in Spain dies as 180,000 sign petition...

Alma, as she was later named by carers, died from her injuries at an animal clinic in Lugo Galicia

15 new ‘most beautiful’ towns in Spain you MUST add to your travel bucket list in 2020

THERE'S nothing better than finding a hidden gem that transports you to 'the real Spain.'  From hilltop pueblos to unreported foodie hotspots, there's still huge...

GRAPHIC: Vandals attack metal sculptures depicting shocking ‘sex acts’ in full view of ‘children’ on popular Costa Blanca beachfront

VANDALS have disfigured a series of metal sculptures depicting shocking 'sexual acts' on Altea's Costa Blanca beachfront. At least...

87-year-old man rescued from car after skidding into ditch during gota fría storm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN 87-year-old man has been pulled from his sinking car after he skidded into a ditch during this week's gota fría storms.

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