Monday, September 23, 2019

Costa Blanca

The Olive Press reviews an illegal art exhibition at one of the Costa Blanca’s most-haunted houses

IT was one of Spain’s most sought-after hotels.  Elites from across Spain came to relax in its hot springs...

Benidorm thieves targeting British tourists caught with FOUR suitcases of stolen smartphones

A GANG of thieves have been arrested in Benidorm after they were caught leaving their apartment with four suitcases of stolen smartphones.

Holidaymaker hospitalised for and left with plaster cast after suffering fish bite in Costa Blanca waters

A SPANISH holidaymaker has suffered a partially-severed tendon in her leg after she was bitten by a mystery fish in Costa Blanca...

Fake charity worker steals expat’s phone in shock new tactic on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A THIEF posing as a charity worker has stolen a brand new iPhone X from a Brit expat while she was dining...

Four people rescued from AP-7 tunnel in Pilar de la Horadada after it flooded in just 20 minutes following...

FOUR people have been rescued from an AP-7 motorway tunnel in Pilar de la Horadada, near San Pedro del Pinatar on the...

Olive Press journalist attacked by squatter at urbanisation home to British residents in Alicante

AN Olive Press journalist has been attacked after exposing a ‘violent’ squatter family allegedly squatting and stealing electricity from a Costa Blanca...

Popular expat restaurant The Peppermill closes down in Benidorm following legal battle

FACING THE MUSIC: The bar closed after the council's refusal to grant a live music licence POPULAR Benidorm...

Handler strike to affect ALL of Spain starting Easter Sunday

SPANISH airport handlers have confirmed plans for a mass walkout over the upcoming Easter weekend. The strike action by...

Irish fugitive dies in Benidorm after he stripped man naked, battered him and carved up his body in wheelie...

The victim, who was also bound in masking tape, and thus suffered PTSD, was only freed 12 hours later when a dog-walker heard his screams

Police smash violent luxury carjacking ring behind string of violent robberies on Spain’s costas

The group had a clear modus operandi with all their robberies occurring in public and in a short period of time, never more than three minutes

WATCH: Plane drops water on Sierra Helada national park as forest fire blazes above Benidorm’s Aqualandia

THIS is the moment a plane was spotted dropping water on a forest fire above Benidorm's Aqualandia water park.

British expat says council on Spain’s Costa Blanca are ‘ignoring’ attempts to rescue mistreated dogs as they ‘know the...

A BRITISH expat who has fought for eight years to rescue dogs trapped in a ‘hellhole’ says town hall councillors do nothing...

REVEALED: Amy Winehouse wrote three songs from Back to Black while holidaying in Alicante

FEW knew that when the soulful, heart-wrenching vocals of Back to Black hit top-ten charts around the world in 2006, they would...

Man gored to death by bull at Alicante festival

A man has died at a Spanish festival after being knocked to the ground and gored by a young bull.

Valencian homeowners open to fines up to €3,000 for leaving ‘puddles and standing water’ in gardens following new measures...

PUDDLES and standing water in containers will soon be subject to fines in Valencia as part of a raft of new measures...

Millenial in Spain tries to sue parents into paying for his upkeep SIX YEARS after moving out – the...

A SPANISH man has lost a civil case against his parents in which he tried to force them to pay him financial support some...

British author in Alicante pens wartime novel to international success

A BRITISH author residing on the Costa Blanca has enjoyed such ‘amazing success’ with her debut novel she’s already begun work on...

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

https://www.facebook.com/BritsInSpain/videos/430619174172277/?v=430619174172277 "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...

Alicante Airport pandemonium was just about worth it for an English bowl of jellied eels, writes Loraine Gostling

Oh well, it was only 55 minutes, so we could browse the Toblerone and smell the latest designer aromas at leisure in Duty Free

HASTA LA VISTA: New trailer for sixth Terminator movie reveals scenes shot in Murcia and Cartagena

THRILLING scenes for the sixth Terminator movie were shot on the Costa Blanca, a new trailer has revealed. Last...

Valencia gets first UNESCO biosphere reserves with Alto Turia and Valle de Cabriel

THE Valencian Community has received its first two UNESCO biosphere reserves following an announcement last Wednesday. The two new...

X Factor star Danny Tetley in Benidorm for shows to last all summer

X FACTOR star Danny Tetley has come back to Benidorm for exclusive shows to last all summer. The Bradford-born...

Ryanair refuse British nurse a flight home from Alicante after her ‘swollen face’ didn’t match passport picture

RYANAIR has refused boarding to a British nurse after her face swelled up and no longer matched her passport picture.

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