Sunday, August 9, 2020

Costa Blanca

Lack of Benidorm tourists forces leading holiday parks to close down early on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO major Benidorm theme parks say that low tourist numbers will force them to end their season early on August 23.

Lockdown causes massive June property sales collapse on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOUSE sales collapsed by almost half across the Costa Blanca in June according to figures released by the National Institute of Statistics(INE).

Benidorm hotel will cater for COVID-19 infected tourists on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO hotels will be available free of charge to accommodate any tourists visiting the Valencian Community that have contracted COVID-19.

Young man shot in face in Spain’s Marbella

Policia Nacional were alerted to the scene following several calls to the 091 number at 3.44am

European Bank loans €100 million for flood repairs almost a year after disaster struck on Spain’s Costa Blanca.

THE European Bank(EIB) has granted a loan of up to €100 million for repairs and infrastructure improvements brought on by last September's...

Teenagers attack police as agents break up illegal early morning beach party in Spain’s Murcia region

TWO police agents were injured as an illegal beach drinks party in the Cabo de Palos area of Cartagena in Murcia.

Elderly man arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca for taking photos of naked children on a popular beach

A 77-YEAR OLD man has been charged with the corruption of minors after taking photos of naked children on an Alicante area...

Tragedy on Spain’s Costa Blanca as young boy drowns in villa swimming pool

TRAGEDY struck in the tourist area of Quesada on the southern Costa Blanca yesterday(August 5) when a four-year-old boy drowned in a...

Online boom for Costa Blanca-based furniture retailer Don Baraton

AN ill wind like this year's COVID-19 pandemic has blown in some new opportunities for businesses to expand and that's certainly been...

WATCH: British comedian Jim Davidson says ‘Spain is for fat northern birds’ before telling Brits to get dinghy across...

Davidson’s career has been met with controversy since his big break in the mid-seventies on the ITV talent show New Faces

Pervert on Spain’s Costa Blanca used over 60 phone cards to send unwanted porn to women

An Elche man has been arrested for sending unwanted pornography to women by using dozens of mobile phone numbers.

Fresh COVID-19 outbreak reported in tourist area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A new coronavirus outbreak has been reported on the Costa Blanca centred on the municipality of San Juan de Alicante.

Man is duped by a ‘Love Hug’ and gets robbed of €10,000 worth of jewellery in Benidorm on Spain’s...

HUGGER muggers are back on the Costa Blanca after a quiet period for incidents during Spain's State of Alarm lockdown restrictions.

Luxury golf villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca are converted into high tech marijuana farms

THE Guardia Civil has arrested a gang that rented three luxury golf villas on the Costa Blanca which they converted into marijuana...

Swimmer left stranded and unconscious for 24 hours on remote cove in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man survived a day-long ordeal after falling amongst some cliff rocks in the Playa Estudiantes area of Villajoyosa just south of...

Fag end fears as tourist collapse on Spain’s Costa Blanca leads to tobacconist closure threats

TOBACCONISTS on the Costa Blanca say they've had a bad year for sales as travel restrictions has slashed their main customer base,...

Shock in Spain’s Murcia region as brother of leading COVID-19 fighter is stabbed to death by his son

THE brother of Murcia's Health Minister, Manuel Villegas, was found stabbed to death in the porch of his home this morning(August 4).

New COVID-19 cases continue to rise on Spain’s Costa Blanca

CORONAVIRUS infections are continuing to climb in the Valencian Community with 523 new cases confirmed via PCE testing since the last set...

British man exposes himself in front of young girls on beach before trying to take off on motorbike while...

The suspect, in his 40s, was sunbathing naked on Santa Ana beach in Benalmadena when he began approaching several other beachgoers

Five-fold increase in Brits moving to Spain since Brexit vote likened to UK being hit by “major economic crisis”...

THE number of British opting for a new life in Spain has leapt up by 500 per cent since the UK voted...

Live bands contest planned to boost “severely punished” music sector on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A free-to-enter live music competition is being staged in Alicante this September to act as a fillip for new bands that have...

June’s foreign tourist figures show record collapse on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIGURES from Spain's National Statistics Institute(INE) have shown that international visitor numbers to the Valencian Community in June were massively down by...

Hospitals on Spain’s Costa Blanca make plans in wake of COVID-19 case rises

HOSPITALS in the Valencian Community are starting to ramp up plans in case the recent rise in COVID-19 cases continues to spiral...

Total coronavirus knock out for police force on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Costa Blanca town of Cocentaina has no local police officers on duty due to one of their officers catching the coronavirus.

Nightclubs penalised as police launch extra coronavirus checks across Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMOST 200 nightclubs and entertainment venues across the Valencian Community had a visit last weekend from the Policia Nacional to check that...

Top theme parks in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca get healthy approval

TWO of Benidorm's biggest attractions have received an international seal of approval for their health procedures in the wake of the coronavirus...