Sunday, February 28, 2021

Costa Blanca

Why so many earthquakes on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca with a ‘Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On’?

UP to 1,400 earthquake tremors are logged each year on the Iberian peninsula and they tend to make some headlines if they...

Ex-marine hits the heights to raise money for Benidorm school on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A VILLAJOYOSA man is running the equivalent distance of climbing Everest and the world's top peaks to raise money for Benidorm's Doble...

Spain number one destination for prospective expats in Europe and third most popular in the world

WITH Brexit and the pandemic, this year has seen more people than ever consider a move abroad. Online searches...

Spain’s biggest Russian mafia swoop in a decade sees Costa Blanca-based money laundering gang arrested

A major Policia Nacional operation against a Costa Blanca-based Russian mafia money laundering gang has resulted in 23 arrests.

COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community remain amongst highest rates in country

NEW COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community are continuing to be amongst the highest in Spain. The region is...

COVID-19 deaths reach record daily high in Spain’s Valencian Community

A record daily COVID-19 death toll has been announced today(December 30) in the Valencian Community. 70 additional fatalities were...

Shopping centres to expect increased police presence after 5pm to “assess compliance” on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SHOPPERS will be counted in and counted out of shopping centres, as police are redirected from the social sector at 5pm.

Field hospital opens up to treat COVID-19 overflow cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN emergency field hospital has received its first COVID-19 patients as health services in Alicante Province struggle to cope with increasing coronavirus...

‘Beastly’ windmill project that ‘will endanger animal lives and the environment’ is universally slammed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A POWER generation project across nearly 150,000 acres of Spanish countryside has been widely criticised by the four councils it would affect.

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial

Valencia COVID restrictions to be extended

This would extend the restrictions until at least March 1.

Holiday home burglary gang stole from at least 30 properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a ten-strong gang that stole and then sold items pinched from at least 30 Torrevieja holiday homes.

Mixed messages over first set of 2021 property sales on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PROPERTY sales in Alicante Province during January fell by 24% compared to a year earlier, but the region still remains one of...

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

OUR 34th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. OUT...

Intoxicated man ends a long night out by sexually assaulting a pony in Spain’s Murcia region

A DRUNKEN man was arrested by Murcia's Policia Local for having sex with a pony on a farm. The...

New twist in ‘head in a box’ crime in Spain as cleaner may have unwittingly disposed of the body...

A CLEANER has told police she fears she may have disposed of a body without realising.  It comes as police are investigating the cleaner's boss...

Secret tunnels, mafia bosses and tacky decor: Inside the illegal luxury urbanisations dubbed ‘Narcoville’ near Spain’s Costa del Sol

There are now several urbanisations containing up to 10 homes each, all of them built with cash earned from the smuggling of tobacco or drugs, police claim

Spain’s Policia Nacional arrest four youngsters for sharing child sex abuse videos on Portugal-based site

A DOZEN people, including four children, have been arrested in Spain for being part of a paedophile internet ring that shared child...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat British boxer accused of stabbing teen to death on Spain’s Costa del Sol pictured

THE British suspect accused of stabbing a teenager to death in Estepona has been named as Lewis Harry Briggs. 

Drones used for ‘first time’ in battle against toxic caterpillars on Costa Blanca

BUZZING: Drones used by Murcia's Ministry of Environment DRONES, great tits and pheromones have been used in the...

IN PICS: The stunning and highest villages in Spain at risk of abandonment

Spain’s cliff-hanging enclaves hark back to the times of medieval conquest and even Roman occupation

VOX candidate for Benidorm mayor booted out after revealing he received two-year sentence for domestic violence last February

FOUND OUT: David Pérez Brigido, third from right, was sentenced to two years in February VOX'S top candidate...

OPINION: Authorities in Alicante must make property developers follow safety rules without harming the promising market

The ‘save 100 lives’ petition launched in Balcon al Mar, in Javea, concerns 100 residents whose homes are literally on a cliff-edge

Van Gogh Alive to visit Valencia from July to October

THE world’s most visited multimedia exhibition will arrive in Valencia in July. Van Gogh Alive, which has broken visitor...

PLEASE SHARE: British teen launches last-ditch appeal to find dad who vanished from Spain’s Costa Blanca almost 10 years...

He had been staying at Camping Villa Mar campsite in Benidorm and was also known to regularly frequent Marbella on the Costa del Sol

Spanish policeman ‘hero’ in New York after saving US officer from violent assault

A SPANISH policeman holidaying in New York has been applauded as a 'hero' after he saved a US officer from a violent...

LATEST NEWS FROM THE COSTA BLANCA

DEAR JENNIFER:- Why do I need to get insurance and funeral plans urgently sorted now?

I personally am feeling very upset about Brexit as no lorries seem to be getting here and English supermarkets are getting emptier...