Thursday, June 27, 2019

Costa Blanca

WARNING: SIM-swap fraud which sees victims lose tens of thousands of euros on the rise in Spain

They will then use the victim's bank details to transfer money or purchase items or even request loans worth tens of thousands of euros

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.

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...

Boy, 6, CURED of cancer thanks to new gene therapy in Spain returns home to Costa Blanca

The treatment will give hope to many families in Spain given that acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children

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...

Rival footie fans launch ‘Benidorm or Bust’ charity race to Spain in aid of teenage cancer battle

RALLY: Fundraising fans with their kitted out cars RIVAL British football fans have teamed up for a...

REVEALED: British flyers behind soar in on-flight incidents in Spain as Malaga, Alicante and Mallorca most affected by bad...

It's no coincidence that the most affected airports are those next to popular tourist resorts

Dustmen denounce ‘lazy’ resident who threw three gas canisters into organic waste bin in Benitachell

DUSTMEN have hit out against ‘laziness’ after three gas canisters nearly caused a fire in a rubbish truck. The...

Town hall blasted for spending €90,000 on campaign to attract more British tourists to Spain’s Costa Blanca

A TOWN hall has been blasted for spending €90,000 on a campaign to attract more British tourists - to just four hotels! Calpe’s PP...

A PUT-DOWN A DAY: New Spanish book praises ‘therapeutic’ quality of insulting

INSULTS have been branded ‘therapeutic’ in a new book by Catalonian author Sergio Parra. In Mecaguen!, published by Vox,...

British lads guzzle Heineken through beer bong on flight to Benidorm as stewardess HELPS to hold it up

THIS is the moment a group of British lads used a beer bong on a flight from Stansted to the Costa Blanca.

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Spain’s 7th Masterchef series closes in Denia following semi-final insult to Valencian cuisine

MASTERCHEF España has come to a close in Denia with Aleix Puig, 26, winning the 7th edition of the series.

Alicante airport reopened after private plane crashed upon landing

ALICANTE airport has reopened after a private plane crashed upon landing at 2pm this afternoon. The landing gear...

Rival the yachts of Marbella this summer with this HUGE inflatable boat from Amazon

The must-have item comes complete with a drinks cooler and will no doubt make you the envy of the seas

Young Brit plunges from Magaluf balcony becoming second to fall to death in Spain this week

Guardia Civil reportedly had to wake the man’s friends to break the news, they were sleeping and knew nothing of the tragic incident

WATCH: Woman leaps into sea as ‘Kontiki II’ ferry boat nearly smashes into 154-metre Balearia behemoth between Ibiza and...

THIS is the moment a low-cost ferry bus nearly smashes into a 154-metre-long passenger behemoth between Ibiza and Formentera.

BRITISH pensioner tells court he ‘couldn’t remember’ bludgeoning sleeping stepson’s head with a HAMMER before attempting to suffocate...

WHAT'S GOING ON?: The accused in police custody after fracturing stepson' head with a hammer A BRITISH pensioner...

Loraine in Spain

SO I sat myself down on Sunday evening and started to do my usual pondering on what I should write about in my column...

French woman dies after falling from a cliff while picking a flower on the Costa Blanca

TRAGEDY: The cliffs of Les Rotes, in Denia A WOMAN has died after losing her balance while picking...

Brits buzzing as new Iceland lands in Costa Blanca expat hotspot

ICELAND has opened a new express store for Brits who want a taste of home on the Costa Blanca.

Young paedo groomed at least 10 children across Spain’s Alicante, Andalucia and Valencia and paid them for explicit images...

Police said he also tried to arrange to meet the girls to try and have sexual relations with them

ANCIENT Roman mosaics saved on Costa Blanca following years of human pollution

WHEN IN ROME: Mosaics saved from vegetation and rubbish ANCIENT Roman mosaics will soon be open to...

Fight against plant pathogen will see 100,000 almond trees DESTROYED in Alicante

NUTS!: A former almond grove in the Jalon valley, Alicante PLANS to halt a plague decimating almond groves...

Benidorm’s legendary Tiki Beach bar re-opens… but now under name ‘Aloha Beach’

NEW LIFE: The Aloha Beach bar, as seen on Friday BENIDORM’S infamous Tiki Beach bar has re-opened this...

High-speed ferry slashes Costa Blanca–Formentera journey to under two hours

SLEEK: Ferry services will be once daily until August A HIGH-SPEED ferry will now get you from the...