Saturday, August 15, 2020

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‘Hero’ taxi driver from Belfast travels 2,522 miles to pick up injured friend in Benidorm whom doctors said ‘could...

Phil Hamilton was once an ordinary taxi driver in a suburb of Belfast – now people press him for selfies, stop his...

RELIEF: Cool air to hit the Costa Blanca this Sunday with temperatures dropping to 30°C

THE heatwaves throughout July felt like they would never end. But relief is on the horizon as a 'temperature...

Spain’s gov. will PCR test all close contacts of COVID-19 patients as country exits state of alarm this Sunday

SPAIN is to ramp up coronavirus testing as the country gets ready to come out of the State of Alarm this Sunday...

Two mothers murdered by their own teenage sons in separate incidents in Spain’s Andalucia

TWO teenage boys have been arrested in separate incidents for the murders of their own mothers.  One 16 year-old...

Yellow and orange warnings issued for searing heat as temperatures hit 41°C in southern Spain

Temperatures are expected to exceed 41°C on Wednesday

Expat struck by wave and breaks leg while photographing storm Gloria on Costa Blanca beachfront

A 40-year-old expat has fractured his leg while out photographing storm Gloria on a Costa Blanca beachfront. The Dutchman...

Woman, 85, who suffered dementia found in ditch on Costa Blanca after missing for two days

AN 85-year-old dementia-sufferer has been rescued after going missing for two days on the Costa Blanca. The lady, of...

8 men arrested for hosting drug-fuelled orgy during coronavirus lockdown in Spain

EIGHT men have been arrested on drug-related charges after being busted having a cocaine-fuelled orgy in a Barcelona flat. The accused were caught red-handed by...

How lockdown life in Spain will change the look of new-build properties around the world

LIFE AT HOME has changed for everyone, thanks to varying lockdown restrictions across the world. Here in Spain, we’ve...

URGENT: Costa Blanca council calls for volunteers to help clean local beach in second ‘Plastic Pick-Up’ TODAY

ORIHUELA City Council are calling on kind volunteers again to help clean one of their local beaches of plastic and rubbish washed...

Benidorm town hall denounces ‘fake news’ from UK tabloids claiming organised gangs are drugging and robbing Brits in Benidorm

BENIDORM town hall has hit out against alleged ‘fake news’ spread by British tabloids. The Sun, the Mirror, the...

Benidorm set to BAN boozy Brits in crackdown on drunken behaviour

BENIDORM is set to ban boozy Brits as authorities begin a crackdown on drunken behaviour. A blacklist will reportedly...

THIRTEEN air units battle forest fire in Beneixama on Spain’s Costa Blanca as ‘Level 2 emergency’ is declared

A LEVEL 2 emergency situation has been declared as 13 airborne units battle a raging forest fire in Beneixama on Spain's Costa...

British cafe on the Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to ban single-use coffee cups

HALF FULL: Caffe Milano owners with revolutionary new cup A CAFE on the Costa Blanca has become the...

Elche’s world-famous Nit de l’Alba fireworks display cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

ELCHE’S world-famous ‘Nit de l'Álba’ firework display has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s major...

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...

Famous brothel El Quijote in Pedreguer on the market for €2.5 million as estate agent praises ‘excellent location close...

PROXIMITY to schools, pharmacies and health centres would be an attractive selling point for most home owners looking to buy in the...

Tropical fish caught on Costa Blanca as experts fear Mediterranean temperature increase

A TROPICAL fish common to Indonesian waters has been caught off the Costa Blanca. The tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) was...

Teenager on Spain’s Costa Blanca files denuncia against his father who beat him because he wanted to become a...

A MAN has been denounced in Murcia for beating his son because he wanted to become a musician and not go to university.

Costa Blanca man gets vicious dog to attack police and gets arrested for multiple other crimes in process

AN ALMORADI man has been arrested for committing multiple crimes whilst skipping lock-down restrictions. The 47-year-old Spaniard was detained...

British family in ‘nightmarish’ limbo as insurance assessors still to evaluate ruined home three weeks after catastrophic floods

A BRITISH couple who lost ‘everything’ in their Vega Baja villa during last month’s devastating floods are STILL in limbo as insurance...

Valencian region looks at reducing table distances to 1.5m in bid to boost hospitality economy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DISTANCES between tables in bars, restaurants, and outside terraces could be reduced to just 1.5m in the Valencian Community in a bid...

It’s World Paella Day, and we’re still arguing about chorizo!

TODAY is World Paella Day, where food fans around the globe celebrate the most universal dish of Spain’s Valencia.

Airlines to be gifted ‘lower landing fees’ to boost airborne tourism to Spain from July 1

AIR carriers flying into Spain’s airports are to be charged lower landing fees in a move aimed at boosting the number of...

Spain’s coronavirus lockdown likely to be extended into May as PM Pedro Sanchez says ‘we cannot back down’

THE nationwide lockdown is unlikely to end on April 26 despite Spain beginning to bring its coronavirus epidemic 'under control'.  Pedro Sanchez told congress today...

Río Clariano bursts its banks in Ontinyent after more than 400 l/m² of rainfall recorded in two-day period

THE Clariano river yesterday burst its bank in the Alicante town of Ontinyent, trashing houses and ruining cars. More...

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