Thursday, October 22, 2020

Costa Blanca

BREAKING: British expat pensioner shot after standing up to armed robbers in his villa on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The 70-year-old Brit reportedly stood up to the robbers when they entered his luxury villa in the Chaparral area

Big changes coming to struggling shopping complex on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A STRUGGLING shopping centre in Alicante's port area is become a major business complex employing up to a thousand people.

Curfew set to come to Spain’s Costa Blanca as daily record is set for new COVID-19 cases.

A DAILY record of 1,318 new COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community has spurred on the regional government to propose introducing a...

WATCH: Police find secret drugs farm under trafficker’s kitchen floor after seizing stash hidden in car on Spain’s Costa...

NATIONAL POLICE in Murcia found over eight kilograms of marijuana hidden in a double-bottomed ‘caleta’ in the trunk of a car, and...

Town mayor looks to copy new social-distancing restrictions already imposed elsewhere on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE MAYOR of Callosa de Segura, has decided that copying Orihuela and Elche in tightening social-distancing regulations is a tenable solution in...

Gambling den hidden behind secret door in gourmet food shop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ALICANTE gourmet food shop owner has been arrested for running an illegal gambling den out of his premises.

Ryanair introduces four new services as it claims ‘big domestic demand’ in Spain

LOW COST carrier Ryanair is launching four new domestic routes in Spain this December while cutting back its pan-European services due to...

Third teenager in group rape assault within three weeks in Spain’s Valencia Province

THREE people have been arrested over an alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Gandia. It's the third...

Economic woe as billions of Euros disappear from Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist industry in Spain

TOURIST INCOME has collapsed by 70 per cent across the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community during the first nine months of 2020...

Jazz festival cancelled in March returns this month on Spain’s Costa Blanca

CANCELLED with tragically short notice in March, due to Spain’s Covid-19 lockdown, the Rojales Music Without Borders Festival belatedly launches this weekend...

Council joins commemoration of the International Day Against Breast Cancer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has joined the commemoration for International Day Against Breast Cancer for another year by installing two pink bows on...

Cleric goes on trial for allegedly creating jihadist terror group on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MUSLIM cleric based on the Costa Blanca has gone on trial in the National Court on charges of setting up a...

Major property price falls predicted for the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca in Spain

PROPERTY prices in Spain's tourist areas of the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol could crash by over 20 per cent over...

Big overall weekend rise in new Covid-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 case rates between Friday evening and Monday night registered a total of 1,124 infections in Valencian Community according to the...

Benidorm copper on an off-duty run ends up catching a crook on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN OFF-DUTY Benidorm policeman chased down a 31-year-old man who used a counterfeit note in a bar. The Policia...

Benidorm hosts launch of annual British Legion Poppy Appeal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE 2020 launch of the Royal British Legion(Spain North) Poppy Appeal was held behind closed doors in Benidorm last Friday(October 16).

People living on Spain’s Costa Blanca can get up to 70 per cent off a local holiday

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70 per cent for Valencian Community residents will be available from tomorrow(October 20). The...

British tourist SPITS at police officers and becomes so violent he has to be SEDATED after being told to...

His girlfriend, who was also on the trip, said he had not taken any drugs and that he had no mental health issues

Sharp Increase in New Installations of Securitas Direct alarms since April, in Malaga, Murcia, Costa Blanca, Valencia, and Ibiza...

Article supplied by Securitas Direct authorized distributors Ananta Security, who reported a hike of 400%. For Securitas Direct in ENGLISH throughout Spain* Call +34...

BREXIT: Resident or non-Resident? Permanent or Temporary? The Withdrawal Agreement & TIEs; what does it all mean for Brits...

SOME 8 in every 10 new clients Chorus have seen in 2020 are in the process of obtaining Spanish residency for the first time. Over...

Brit was shot in the face in Spain’s Marbella after 15 person brawl, says eyewitness

A BRITISH man, 50, has been shot in the face and rushed to emergency surgery following a fight in a Marbella bar...

BREAKING: British man shot in the face in Spain’s Marbella

A BRITISH man is fighting for his life after being shot in the face in Marbella last night.

Lack of UK players gets golf courses on Spain’s Costa Blanca calling for tourist branding to get EU grants

STRUGGLING Costa Blanca golf courses that depend on foreign players to stay in business are calling for the sport to be classified...

Praise from British councillor on Spain’s Costa Blanca results in a trip to Madrid

BRITISH councillor, Darren Parmenter, got a recent surprise when he was asked to meet top officials at Spain's Migrations department in Madrid.

Spain’s Costa Blanca wakes up this morning to new 50% capacity rules as ‘the invisible enemy’ sweeps through the...

HUGE parts of Costa Blanca will be subject to new guidelines in the wake of increasing numbers of Coronavirus cases in the...

Rice is nice as Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca tries to boost gastronomic tourism

ALICANTE has formally launched the 'City of Rice Festival' which starts this Monday(October 19) to advertise the area as a perfect place...

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