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Spain’s Costa Blanca tourist area joins Andalucia and Catalunya in extending mandatory mask wearing

SPAIN´S Valencian Community, which includes the Costa Blanca, has today(July 18) announced that the compulsory wearing of masks has been extended with immediate effect. Regional...

Will Smith receives handmade guitar ‘specially customised’ for the actor by Costa Blanca family-run business

WILL Smith has been gifted a Spanish guitar handbuilt on the Costa Blanca while the actor appeared on Spanish television. The Hollywood star was offered...

Spanish MEP tells Brits: “the European Union will always be your home’

ON THE last session of European parliament before Brexit on January 31, a Spanish MEP had a clear message for expats wanting to remain...

Caged Albino Tiger owner arrested for drug trafficking and firearms possession in Alicante.

THE owners of a rare Albino Tiger that was kept locked in a cage at their Alicante home, have also been accused of drug...

Solar power installations to increase 1,600% this year thanks to repeal of ‘sun tax’, leading industry union predicts

NEWLY installed solar power will see a massive 1,600% increase in Spain this year, according to a leading renewable energy union. The Spanish Voltaic Union...

Prolific teenage thief breaks into locked-down nursing home FOUR times on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Elche nursing home under COVID-19 quarantine measures was broken into four times by the same teenage thief over 17 days. The Policia Nacional launched...

Extra space for Elche’s struggling bars and restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ELCHE has decided to allow extra outdoor space for bars and restaurants to expand or even introduce terrace areas. COVID restrictions on the Costa Blanca...

Check out the most expensive property for sale on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A colonial-style mansion in the Javea area is the most expensive property for sale on the Costa Blanca. €12.5 million will secure the buyer a...

Denia composting plant on fire AGAIN as uncontrollable combustion releases very carbon procedure is supposed to recycle

EXASPERATION has returned to Denia as its municipal recycling plant is on fire AGAIN in what increasingly appears an annual tradition. Flames erupted on Sunday,...

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 Daily Mail and the Daily Star...

Hate charges dropped against Madrid man over claims he wanted to spread COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MADRID man has had hate crime charges dropped by a judge after he appeared in a video claiming to have moved to the...

Universal Children’s Day to be celebrated in style on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council is to commemorate Universal Children’s Day on Sunday, November 21. Local Councillor for Social Welfare, Almudena Baldó, announced the event to be...

Police raid illegal ‘birthday’ party at a Costa Blanca villa with guests from across Spain

OVER a hundred people were rounded up by police for attending an illegal 'birthday' party at a La Cañada villa in the Alicante area. Some...

Residents in Costa Blanca urbanisation slam town hall for taking ‘millions of euros’ in IBI tax while ignoring ruined...

RESIDENTS of two Costa Blanca urbanisations have complained of paying out ‘millions of euros’ in property tax to their town hall while receiving ‘nothing...

Train operator joins forces with Vega Baja city to promote popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA council, who cover expat areas like Campoamor, the Orihuela Costa, and Mil Palmeras, has joined forces with state rail operator RENFE to promote...

Self-employed and small businesses in hospitality sector to receive 24 million euros of aid in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE Provincial Council has approved two aid plans to help businesses devastated by the Covid pandemic and lockdown. Some nine million euros is coming from...

Border closure derails Benidorm bargain breaks plan on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PLAN to boost Benidorm's tourism by offering cheap accommodation and dining packages has hit the buffers. The Valencian Community's decision to close its border...

Spanish rally co-driver killed in Portugal crash

A YOUNG woman rally co-driver has died after an accident in a Portuguese race. Laura Salvo, 21,  died following a crash in the first stage...

Woman fakes kidnapping to impress boyfriend with massive police search launched on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested in Alicante for faking her own kidnapping in an attempt to impress her boyfriend. All available police cars were...

Angry business leaders rebel against ‘unacceptable’ tourist tax plans for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

PLANS for a tourist tax in the Valencian Community have been slammed by business and tourism associations. The levy could take effect in Spring 2023...

WELL HEELED: Woman wins €8,101 from Valencia’s Town Hall after stiletto got stuck in paving stones

A WOMAN has won €8,101 from Valencia's Town Hall after her stiletto heel got stuck between paving stones in the Plaça del Ayuntamiento. Eva M.,...

Spain to begin ‘return to normal life’ at end of April but in a ‘very controlled’ process as experts...

SPAIN will begin to 'return to normal life' from April 26 but in a 'very controlled' process.  That was the estimate made by government spokeswoman...

SURVIVING THE CRISIS: Students of British martial arts gym owner set up surprise GoFundMe to help him through Spain’s...

MATRIX Martial Arts was opened in April 2018 and was the first dedicated martial arts school in Javea,” says Professor Steve Newman owner and...

Bars and restaurants will remain open as new capacity rules are announced in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY is not following other regions of Spain in closing down bars and restaurants as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise. A new...

Iranian officials in Tehran remove one of 283 museum items on loan from Alicante as lithograph showed Queen Isabella...

THE Iranian government has confiscated a lithograph on loan from an Alicante museum as it depicted Spain’s Queen Isabella II with ‘too much cleavage’. The...

Alicante mayor is puzzled over pandemic curfew proposal for Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROMINENT Costa Blanca mayor says that he is 'puzzled' over a Valencian government suggestion to impose a night-time curfew to combat the spread...

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Sweatshop paid workers just €10 to peel and wash 100 kilos of onions on Spain’s Costa Blanca

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