Thursday, September 24, 2020

Costa Blanca

Angry wife sets up blackmail plot against cheating husband on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A WOMAN was arrested on the Costa Blanca for setting up a blackmail plot involving sex photos of her husband.

REVEALED: How Rifaat Al-Assad brutally ‘plundered Syria’ and spent millions of black cash on property, yachts and a PLANE...

A former general told investigators: “Rifaat was the superior head of the entire intelligence Syria he was almost God”

Modern Fagins use teenager as beggar to pocket almost €2,000 in Spain’s Murcia City

A TEENAGER was forced to beg on the streets of Murcia City by two men who used him to raise money from...

Fraudsters pocketed over €600,000 meant for animal charities during two years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested the administrators of a charity in Paterna (Valencia) for allegedly defrauding contributors out of over €600,000.

Tourists recognised for contribution towards ‘positive’ results after summer season closes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Council closed the 2020 Summer Season this week and looked back over a very challenging time. The Councillor...

Home delivery biker kills woman on pedestrian crossing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 56-YEAR-OLD women died in Alicante on Tuesday night(September 22) when she was hit by a motorcycle delivering takeaway food.

European beach handball tournament returns to resort popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA is to host the “Arena 1000” beach handball tournament for the next three years. ARENA HANDBALL:...

EXCLUSIVE: New child sex probe launched against Maddie suspect Brueckner as it emerges he ‘confessed at music festival’ in...

The German paedophile, who lived in Praia da Luz, where Maddie was snatched in May, 2007, allegedly came clean while negotiating a big drug deal at a week-long event, near Orgiva

Opposition party told to ‘supervise, not paralyse’ after ‘continuing complaints’ and fraud accusations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES City Council have accused an opposition party of trying to paralyse them with continuous complaints relating to administration.

Gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca use smishing scam to con bank customers

EIGHT PEOPLE had €20,000 stolen from their bank accounts after being conned by a Costa Blanca-based smishing scam. Three...

Scottish men stabbed in alcohol-fuelled row at golf holiday area of Spain’s Murcia region

A DRUNKEN BRAWL between three Scottish men saw two of them being stabbed at the Polaris World La Torre golf resort in...

Dog and owner caught by illegal trap in Spain’s Murcia

A DOG and its owner were hurt by an illegal spring trap in Murcia. The animal had stumbled into...

Firefighters clamber up hillside to battle blaze on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIRE CREWS from the Alicante area battled an overnight forest blaze in the Sierra de Fontcalent, which is popular with hikers.

Migrants rescued after perilous sea crossing to reach the coast of Spain’s Murcia region

13 SMALL BOATS crammed with Algerian refugees were intercepted off the Murcia coast yesterday(September 21) by Guardia Civil and Maritime Rescue vessels.

New COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have slowest weekly growth rate in Spain

NEW CONFIRMED coronavirus cases are slowing down in the Valencian Community as official figures show that the region is doing much better...

EXCLUSIVE: Disgraced Marrache brothers helped Rifaat Al-Assad launder millions through Gibraltar for over a decade, Spain court papers claim

It was a highly complex system built to hide the true owners of the companies which would acquire millions of euros worth of assets in Spain

Bar and restaurant owners claim 18,000 jobs could be lost in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca if furlough scheme...

BENIDORM faces losing 18,000 jobs in the hospitality and tourism sectors if the ERTE furlough scheme is discontinued, according to a business...

Health staff to get pre-Christmas salary hike as a pandemic ‘thanks’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEALTH WORKERS in the Valencian Community will get a pre-Christmas salary rise in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic.

Drug gangs turning more ruthless and violent along Spain’s southern coast as pressure from police and bitter rivals mount...

Since the end of August, a week has not gone by without an attack on a police car or an accident caused by a drug trafficker fleeing the authorities

Dog survives being pulled for 50 metres by car driven by angry motorist on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DOG escaped with minor injuries after being dragged for 50 metres by a car that sped off from an Alicante pedestrian...

Two solar power farms may be scrapped in Spain’s Vega Baja as area now classed as flood plain

TWO huge solar power farms planned for Spain’s Vega Baja region are now in doubt because of a combination of bad timing...

Police stop beach baptism celebration that flouted COVID-19 rules on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE broke up a baptism on an Alicante beach as guest numbers broke COVID-19 rules. Agents were carrying out...

EXCLUSIVE: Spain seeking €1 BILLION fine against Rifaat Al-Assad for ‘decades of money laundering’ – and €700 million for...

The so-called ‘Butcher of Hama’ is accused of orchestrating a criminal network dedicated to laundering hundreds of millions of euros obtained from illegal activities

Flu jabs start early to avoid COVID-19 log jam in Spain’s Valencian Community

FLU VACCINATIONS will start on October 5 in the Valencian Community. That's a month earlier than normal to avoid...

Enjoy ‘The Great Outdoors’ with Dumas Exterior Design on the Costa Blanca

GARDEN AND PATIO life is something very special and to be enjoyed in Spain because of the...

WATCH: Fugitive arrested for manslaughter and currency forging after decades-long criminal career on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The 39-year-old had evaded authorities for the last year and was wanted throughout Spain and Sweden, police revealed today