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COVID-19 cases rise but no deaths reported again with low hospital admissions in Costa Blanca area of Spain

NEW coronavirus cases have risen in the Valencian Community after staying reasonably static over the last few days. Other pandemic indicators continue to be good...

Foreign police to help Benidorm and Alicante tourists over the Costa Blanca summer in Spain

THE Policia Nacional has welcomed their French and Italian colleagues once again this summer to pound the tourist beat in Benidorm on the Costa...

Living in Spain but still have a UK based financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Chorus Financial are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from those of you living in Spain...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

‘Ownerless’ pony merrily trots next to a busy Alicante road on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE rescued a pony that was walking around Alicante's San Juan area last Wednesday evening(June 16). Residents on Avenida del Padre Angel Escapa noticed the...

Rise in house and apartment occupations in Spain

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NEW COVID-19 cases stick around 200 per day in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest COVID case figures show very little change in the Valencia region as hospital admissions continue to fall. The Thursday(June 17) statistics from the...

Police rescue children trapped inside hot car by automatic locking system in Spain’s Alicante province

An Elda mother was left distraught after she locked herself out of her car with her two young children trapped inside. Two Policia Local officers...

Mobile fingerprint unit for TIE applicants with mobility issues starts in Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESIDENCIA APPLICANTS with severe mobility issues can now apply to have their fingerprints taken at home, thanks to a Policia Nacional initiative. Alicante authorities are...

British man tells court that he did not stab his ex-girlfriend and leave her in a ‘pool of blood’...

A British man has denied stabbing his ex-girlfriend at her Costa Blanca holiday apartment in 2017 and told an Alicante court that he...

Benidorm beaches get new seaside team to keep visitors COVID-safe on the Costa Blanca in Spain

BENIDORM has unveiled its team of 58 'beach assistants' who will help keep the resort's beaches COVID-safe until mid-September. Unemployed people aged under 30 will...

Costa Blanca hoteliers hope that British tourists could arrive in Spain from August

A leading Valencia region hotel association has pencilled in August 10 as the earliest day that a major influx of British tourists could start...

British man’s life saved after suffering from severe heatstroke while lying on a Costa Blanca beach in Spain

LIFEGUARDS saved an elderly British man who lost consciousness after spending too much time in the sun on a El Campello area beach. The unnamed...

EXCLUSIVE: Gestor involved in padron fraud facing eviction for 12 months non-payment of rent on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EVICTION proceedings have been launched to remove One Way Services from their Quesada office, the Olive Press has learnt. The gestor at the centre of...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 42nd edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

Brilla Torrevieja music festival to make its debut on Spain’s Costa Blanca this August

A BRAND new festival, Brilla Torrevieja, will be taking place in the centre of the coastal city, at Era de la Sal between August...

All aboard! Electric bus pilot test launched in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN electric bus is being tested for three days until June 17, as part of the Energy Transition Project by AVANZA. Named, URBINO 12, the...

Latest COVID-19 case numbers and hospital admissions from the Costa Blanca area of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions for COVID-19 have crept up a little after this year's record low of 105 was announced yesterday. Today's figures(June 16) from the Valencian...

Wild boar causes chaos with a three-car pile up on a Costa Blanca road in Spain

A wild boar caused a three-car collision this morning(June 16) on a road in the Marina Alta area of the Costa Blanca. Three people were...

Five caught in blazes in Costa Blanca’s Torrevieja including seven-year-old girl and baby

FIVE people, including a baby, young girl and three adults were injured in two separate fires, which occurred in Torrevieja in the early hours...

COSTA BLANCA TRAGEDY as baby girl dies after falling into a villa swimming pool in Spain’s Javea

A 19-month-old Dutch girl died this lunchtime(June 16) after she fell into the swimming pool at a Javea villa on Spain's northern Costa Blanca. Her...

Recycling from citizens in popular expat area increases five-fold over 10 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Municipality is making huge advances in recycling with a 500% increase in little over 10 years. The area covers popular expat areas such as...

Two thieves stole from 60 cars belonging to tourists at beauty spot car parks on the Costa Blanca in...

TWO men have been arrested for stealing items from 60 cars parked up in tourist spots on the southern Costa Blanca. They've also been charged...

Man gets jail term for stealing identity of dead migrant to get work on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A man has received a 21 month jail term after using a dead foreign resident's ID card to get work and access to benefits...

COVID-19 hospital admissions reach new low for 2021 in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions for COVID-19 have reached their lowest level this year, according to the Valencian regional health ministry. Today's figures(June 15) report just 105 hospitalisations. It's...

Benidorm hotels on the Costa Blanca are being kept in business by Spanish tourists

HOTELS in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca last week recorded 89.7% of their overnight stays as coming from people from Spain. Figures from Benidorm-based hotel...

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