Thursday, July 9, 2020

Costa Blanca

WATCH: British-run restaurant blocked by ‘two truck loads’ of rubble as neighbour demands 150,000 for strip of land

A BRITISH-RUN restaurant has found its entrance blocked by 'two truck-loads of rubble' over a land dispute in Javea.

IN PICS: The winning dishes of Masterchef 7, filmed in UNESCO-honoured Denia on the Costa Blanca

THESE are the dishes that won 26-year-old fishmonger Aleix Puig Masterchef 2019. The seventh edition of the hit show...

‘Record-breaking’ bites from blood-sucking black fly as region sprays 5,000 litres of insecticide near Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SUMMER of 'plagues' has been predicted by a leading Spanish pest-control association as the country sees record-breaking bites from the 'blood-sucking...

Vandals chuck white paint over municipal vehicle sent to control illegal dumping of waste on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IN a shocking twist of irony, vandals have thrown white paint over a government vehicle sent to control illegal dumping of waste...

Valencian Community expects highest-temperatures EVER as whole region on weather alert this Friday

THE Valencian Community is expecting to see its temperature record broken today as the whole region is put on hot weather alert.

WORTH IT? First findings emerge after Benidorm Mirador destroyed in search of ruins that ‘might not exist’

IT was the backdrop of proposals. Tourists from across the globe flocked to Benidorm’s Mirador del Castillo to...

Three dead in Alicante and Andalucia as killer storm moves south through Spain

SPAIN woke up this morning to death and destruction as the Costa Blanca and parts of Andalucia were hit by a devastating...

Hunter heard ‘three engine explosions’ before two French pilots killed in Pedreguer plane crash

A HUNTER out stalking rabbits has claimed he heard 'three explosions' from the engine of an aeroplane that later crashed in Pedreguer,...

‘Largest organised crime group in eastern Spain’ brought down as 81 arrested, 4 tonnes of cocaine seized and 800...

THE ‘largest organised crime group in eastern Spain’ has been brought down following a seven-nation investigation that saw 81 arrests, the seizure...

CASTING CALL: Hit Channel 4 show Sun, Sea and Selling Houses needs British expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca and...

“Whether their budget is €50,000 or €5 million, or the house is a holiday home or a permanent one, we would love to hear from them"

Six charged with fraud and falsification of documents after expat received three traffic violations for car unknowingly purchased and...

A BAND of criminals that fraudulently purchased cars in the name of unknowing expats has fallen after a police sting led to...

Storm Cecilia from the Atlantic to blast southern Spain this week as Costa del Sol, Murcia and Costa Blanca...

LARGE parts of southern Spain have been placed on yellow alert from Wednesday onwards as an Atlantic storm is set to arrive. Dubbed Storm Cecilia,...

SIGN UP! Campaign to make Alicante the province with MOST HOLIDAYS in Europe as new petition demands December 4...

A PETITION is demanding a new holiday for the province of Alicante in honour of the city's patron Saint Barbara.

Frozen – the €10m kitty Quesada can’t control

ROJALES is one of the richest municipalities in Valencia, with an estimated 10 MILLION euros stashed in it’s coffers.

Paul Hollywood brother-in-law killed in Spain’s fatal plane crash caused by poor planning

The pilot and his passenger David Hockings died instantly in the crash

EasyJet passenger dies on board flight from Spain’s Costa Blanca to UK on New Year’s Day

Cabin crew had also requested that emergency crews stand by upon landing, but the passenger was already dead when the plane touched down

WATCH: Roof catches fire at Alicante Airport while thousands of passengers remain outside terminal

THE roof at Alicante Airport caught fire today causing all passengers in the main terminal to evacuate while incoming flights have been...

Perfect Blue Monday pick-me-up for staff at Spanish estate agent, which hands out eggs to employees

Owner Longden has lived in the area since 1973 and currently has a farm in Daya Nueva

Child pornography gang operating across NINE Spanish provinces arrested – one with sexually explicit images of babies

NATIONAL POLICE have detained 15 people across Spain who owned and distributed child pornography through social media. One of...

BREAKING: Fallas de Valencia and Magdalena de Castellon festivals CANCELLED over coronavirus in €500 MILLION blow for Spain’s tourism...

THE Fallas festival in Valencia has been suspended over coronavirus.  Ximo Puig, president of the region, announced at 10pm tonight that the Magdalena de Castellon...

First recovery from Coronavirus reported in Murcia region, but cases still rising

FIGURES released this morning, March 16, from the Murcia Health Authority, confirm the first full recovery from the Covid-19 virus in the...

BREAKING: ALL airports and ports to close in Spain from midnight tonight to fight coronavirus – with these exceptions

SPANISH airports and ports will be closed from midnight tonight.  All travellers will be barred from entering unless they are Spanish, have residency or are...

Spain makes it ILLEGAL to fire workers during coronavirus crisis

SPAIN has made it illegal to fire workers during the coronavirus crisis.  The new measure was passed today and came into effect immediately. The law will...

BREAKING: Spain sees death and infection rates RISE as coronavirus caseload tops 140,000 – but it’s likely a blip

AFTER four days of decline, the death toll and infection rate of COVID-19 have seen a slight increase.  New figures today revealed 743 new recorded...

SURVIVING THE CRISIS: Classically-trained opera singer dedicates Spanish-English ‘You Raise Me Up’ from her balcony to medical staff across...

“It felt a bit silly at first, but I just wanted to lift people’s spirits,” says classically-trained opera singer Claire-Maire, a French...

EU funding and Spanish teamwork ensures 700 tonnes of healthy food gets to vulnerable groups in region

MORE THAN 700 tonnes of fruit and vegetables has been distributed to vulnerable groups in the region, thanks to the EU and...

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