Friday, November 27, 2020

Costa Blanca

Fresh calls to scrap AP-7 toll charges south of Alicante over complaints of ‘bottlenecks’ on the N-332

TOWN halls are repeating their demand to scrap toll charges on the AP-7 motorway in the southern Costa Blanca to help ease...

British visitors to Spain´s Costa Blanca holiday hotspots like Benidorm will enjoy full outdoor bar and restaurant space from...

BAR and restaurant terraces on Spain´s Costa Blanca will be able to expand to full 100 per cent capacity from as soon...

Town “committed to animal welfare” rewarded with ‘no-slaughter policy’ for stray pets in Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has launched a new and improved service to deal with the area’s lost and found animals, with full...

Big clean and repairs coming to major Costa Blanca tourist focal point

AN iconic Alicante City landmark is set for a big clean up after adorning the area for 90 years.

Benidorm hotel will cater for COVID-19 infected tourists on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO hotels will be available free of charge to accommodate any tourists visiting the Valencian Community that have contracted COVID-19.

City in Spain’s Costa Blanca receives over €2m for flood relief, but mayor keeps the news to himself

ORIHUELA City Council was told it would get over €2 million to alleviate the damage caused by the floods of September 2019,...

Brit Paedophile nabbed in Spain’s Costa Blanca resort extradited to UK to serve sentence

A WANTED paedophile has been extradited to the UK after being arrested in the Costa Blanca resort of Benidorm. 

Residents get ratty over vermin invasion of properties on Spain’s Mar Menor

A PLAGUE of rats in a Mar Menor community has led to angry residents demanding action from the council.

Pedestrian tumbles on zebra crossings lead to repainting work on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COMPLAINTS by people slipping over on Calpe's pedestrian crossings have forced the city council to replace old paint markings.

Crooked businessmen fined almost €20 million over tax fraud scandal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EIGHT ORIHUELA area businessmen have been convicted of a €9.6 million tax fraud and will have to pay back double what they...

Two more refugee boats intercepted off Costa Blanca as migration continues through pandemic

MIGRANTS continue in their attempts to land on the Spanish mainland, with two more boats intercepted yesterday, September 23.

COVID-19 fall in latest infection figures from Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 cases have fallen by almost half over 24 hours in Alicante Province. Latest figures released last night(September...

Rebound reported in new COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 case rates have gone up in Alicante Province after a series of steady falls. Figures from the...

Restrictions return from midnight for two cities on Spain’s Costa Blanca to stop COVID-19 rise

RESTRICTIONS to counter the recent spike in COVID-19 cases will be introduced in two areas of Alicante Province from midnight tonight.

Veteran Irish crime boss arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca on smuggling and laundering charges

IRISH crime boss John Gilligan has been arrested on suspicion of running prescription drug smuggling rings on the Costa Blanca.

Fresh COVID-19 cases continue to spiral despite marginal drop across Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community showed a slight fall in the latest report published on Thursday evening(October 29).

Floods hit parts of Spain’s Costa Blanca as storms lash northern part of region

HEAVY rain and strong winds have swept across the northern Costa Blanca with Javea bearing the brunt. Rainfall levels...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

Over the last decade or so, Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has...

Benidorm shells out for big upgrade to popular British tourist area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A normally-bustling Benidorm street will get a major revamp while businesses are closed and the mainly-British tourists are not around.

‘CRITICAL CONDITION’: Child in coma with alcohol poisoning after passing out from booze session near Murcia railway line

The youngster was attended by Policia Local officers and two ambulances before being rushed to the University General Hospital

Bars and restaurants can reopen their terraces this weekend in ten areas of Spain’s Murcia region

BARS and restaurants in ten Murcia region municipalities can reopen for terrace-only service this Saturday(November 21). A complete closure...

Pervy landlord in Spain’s Andalucia cuffed for using spy pen to capture nude images of female tenant

Policia Nacional arrested the suspect after finding a six-minute video with nude images of his female tenant stored on his computer

IN PICS: Inside the ‘tacky’ homes of southern Spain’s drug kingpins, featuring tiger heads, Easter Island statues, water slides...

Police have raided dozens of properties since launching the Campo de Gibraltar Special Security Plan just over two years ago

How to properly disinfect reusable hygiene masks amid COVID-19 resurgence in Spain

In the case of reusable masks, these are made with fabrics -authorised by the Spanish Ministry of Health- wearing it is only half the battle, you also have to wash it.

NOT A BIN: Plastic fills river on Costa Blanca just hours after a 20-tonne clean-up

CARELESS: Plastic fills Segura river hours after a massive clean-up PLASTIC waste has accumulated in the old channel...

WATCH: British ambassador Simon Manley has new message for expats in Spain following Brexit extension "I’m sure you have been following recent developments in the Brexit negotiations very closely, so I wanted to give you a quick update about...