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Good pandemic news with fresh falls in both COVID cases and hospital admissions on Spain’s Costa Blanca

131 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 13) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...

MOULDY MANGOES were sold as Spanish produce to fool shoppers at a Costa Blanca market in Alicante

FIVE Alicante market traders are in trouble for selling wrongly-labelled or out-of-date food on their stalls. A dozen inspections by the Guardia Civil uncovered 20,000...

COSTA SCORCHER as Benidorm and Spain’s Costa Blanca will sizzle this weekend in spring heatwave

WARM winds originating in the Azores will bring scorching temperatures to the Costa Blanca this weekend. Average May values of 23 degrees will be shattered...

Six top accolades for popular Costa Blanca boutique hotel winning Best Small Hotel in Spain and Best Romantic Hotel...

GUADALEST hotel, Cases Noves, has received the best possible news after more than a year facing up to the Covid crisis. The boutique hotel set...

Alicante’s postponed San Juan Hogueras celebrations could be held this autumn on the Costa Blanca in Spain

ALICANTE'S biggest outdoor event of the year, the San Juan Hogueras(Bonfires) celebrations, could be held in the late autumn. The Hogueras were cancelled in June...

COVID-19 latest figures from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

133 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(May 12) in the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry. The key week-to-week comparison means there are...

Victim ‘left for dead’ in Spanish holiday home after Costa Blanca horror stabbing says she is ready to move...

A SCOT waiting for justice to be served four years after she was brutally stabbed and left for dead in her Costa Blanca holiday...

‘FORGET THE TIP’ as waiter steals €840,000 from Costa Blanca restaurant in Spain to pay for luxury home, clothes,...

A waiter at a Denia restaurant stole €840,000 from the eatery's till over four years to fund a life of luxury. He bought a €180,000...

UK should study regions rather than whole countries for ‘Green’ list inclusion to get tourists back into Spain

SPAIN'S Foreign Minister says that the UK must 'rethink' their quarantine strategy and look at regions rather than whole countries. Speaking to the BBC today(May...

Body found of Irish woman missing for days on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE body of an Irish mother missing since Saturday has been found in the Marina Alta region of Costa Blanca North, yesterday. Sources have revealed...

BLUE FLAG BEACHES: Check out the full list for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

SPAIN'S Valencian Community continues to be number one in the country for the number of beaches and port areas awarded the coveted 'Blue Flag'...

COVID-19 and hospital cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca continue to tumble

99 new COVID infections were announced today(May 11) by Valencia's regional health ministry. That is a week-to-week fall of 28 cases and a rise of...

NEW TOURISM PLEA to get the Costa Blanca and Spain onto UK ‘Green’ travel lists

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, will ask the UK Ambassador, Hugh Elliott, why Spain is not appearing on 'Green' travel lists issued by the four...

Every beach in popular expat area achieves blue flag status on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALL ELEVEN beaches of Orihuela Costa have achieved blue flag status for the fourth year in a row. The area is very popular with British...

Better Hearing, Happier Life? Absolutely!

Here is a fact that might surprise you: you hear with your brain - not your ears. Your ears receive sounds and send them...

VILE EXPLOITERS: Disabled people were forced into begging and beaten up if they did not get enough cash on...

A Romanian couple have been accused of bringing over struggling fellow nationals to Spain and forcing them to beg for up to 14 hours...

Valenciano: 12 words and phrases you need to learn to impress the locals in Spain’s Valencia region

Most locals in the provinces of Valencia, Alicante and Castellon either speak or understand their regional language. In fact, data by Spain’s National Statistics Institute...

COVID-19 numbers for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain continue to tumble over the weekend

NEW coronavirus case totals for the Valencian Community have recorded another significant weekend fall today(May 10). 286 additional COVID-19 cases were reported since last Friday...

British stabbing victim on Spain’s Costa Blanca says trial delay and COVID rules mean she has no money to...

THE victim of a 2017 stabbing says that she's trapped at her Costa Blanca holiday home because she cannot afford to return to Scotland. 60-year-old...

AstraZeneca hitch causes 100,000 fewer vaccinations this week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID vaccinations will drop by a third this week in the Valencian Community because AstraZeneca supplies have dried up. 325,000 doses were administered last week...

SERIAL STEALER: Costa Blanca car thief with 125 arrests is jailed in Spain’s Alicante

A serial robber who targeted cars around Alicante has been sent to jail after 125 arrests for the same crime. The 45-year old man is...

People power forces local council to authorise first official dog beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA has caved in to the demands of pet-owners on Costa Blanca South, and authorised its first dog beach. Luisa Boné, local Councillor for...

EXPLAINED: The new Costa Blanca and Valencia restrictions after Spain’s State of Alarm ends

A midnight curfew and extended opening hours for bars and restaurants are the main headlines of amended restrictions announced by the Valencian government this...

NOT JUST BARS as Benidorm looks for somebody to build a new maritime museum on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A contract to build a new new naval and marine museum in Benidorm has been advertised at €655,000. It will become the fourth museum in...

COVID-19 hospital admissions fall to July 2020 levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions attributed to COVID-19 have fallen below the 200 mark for the first time since last July across the Valencian Community. The regional health...

EXTRA FREEDOM as midnight curfew and extended bar hours are approved by top judges in Costa Blanca area of...

THE Valencian Community's top court has backed regional government plans to keep a night-time curfew going after the State of Alarm ends this Sunday(May...

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Negligent dog owner loses jail sentence appeal after six-month-old puppy died on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Costa Blanca woman has lost her appeal against a three-month jail sentence for letting her dog die from serious neglect. She also got a...