Monday, September 23, 2019

Costa Blanca

Three ‘pirate taxis’ confiscated from illicit drivers at Alicante-Elche Airport

THREE ‘pirate taxis’ have been confiscated from their drivers during a sting operation at Alicante-Elche Airport. The vehicles were...

Floods close Orihuela road network, Red Cross providing shelter

ORIHUELA City Council has just issued a press release stating that all citizens must refrain from driving the streets, due to the...

Three Costa Blanca towns named among Spain’s 50 poorest municipalities

SIX municipalities in Alicante have been named in the list of Spain’s 50 poorest areas, according to Spain’s National Institute of Statistics.

Mysterious Spanish flyer asks bad parkers to practise ‘colouring in this tortoise’ to learn to keep within the lines

DRIVERS in Spain are notorious for flouting the rules of organised parking. But one do-gooder has been leaving anonymous...

Migrants intercepted off Costa Calida as ‘steady flow’ resumes following respite from gota fría storms

GUARDIA Civil have apprehended four unauthorised migrants that reached the municipality Águilas on Tuesday night. Eleven more were caught...

The PP take control of the Costa Blanca, winning Alicante city, Benidorm and Torrevieja

SPAIN’S conservative party (PP) has come out on top of yesterday’s municipal elections in the province of Alicante. The...

Stars and ensembles of crickets come complementary with the hand-made Mongolian yurts at Yurtas Pepita on the Costa Blanca

I was skeptical I would see any stars as I turned down the bumpy dirt tracks of Chella, just outside the 30,000-strong...

British expat launches cervical cancer awareness campaign after mum dies at just 41 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SHARON Norrie tragically passed away last month at the untimely age of 41, from complications that began as cervical cancer.

WATCH: Brit penniless after being kicked onto street with 6-month pregnant girlfriend by ‘abusive’ step-father on Spain’s Costa...

A British man has been left penniless after he and his six-month pregnant girlfriend were kicked onto the street by her step-father...

IN PICS: England football legend Paul Gascoigne SPOTTED with fans in Benidorm in run up to public speaking tour

PAUL Gascoigne has touched down in Benidorm for two public speaking engagements on Spain's Costa Blanca. The former England...

British Pensioner followed by car for over an hour before attackers stole his €35,000 Rolex on Spain’s Costa Blanca

STOLEN: Ronald Johnson bought his Rolex GMT-Master 50 years ago A British pensioner has had his €35,000 Rolex...

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

NOT RUSSIAN AROUND: Russian plane charged €20,000 to park at Alicante airport

JUMBO PRICES: The Russian cargo plane Antonov An-124 IF you thought airport car parks were pricey, be grateful...

STRIP TEASE: Nudists protest apartment block to be built behind their Costa Blanca hideaway

SAFE HAVEN The L'Almadrava beach is one of the last untouched strips of beach in Marina Alta NUDISTS...

After surprise births and tragic deaths, peacocks are now firm favourites at the Easy Care Horse Rescue Centre, writes...

WHEN Rod and I started the Easy Care Horse Rescue Centre in Rojales 11 years ago, we assumed we would simply be...

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week.

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...

YOU TOO?: Brit scammed by bogus Sky TV box distributor fears ‘many more’ could be affected on Spain’s Costa...

A BRITISH expat claims he has been scammed by a Costa Blanca company offering bogus Sky TV boxes. Ray...

WATCH: Cars swept down 3m-high weir as rainfall exceeding 400mm hammers Costa Blanca village

THIS is the moment three cars are swept down a 3m-high weir in the Costa Blanca village of Moixent, near Ontinyent, in...

MR ZIPPY: Teens run from police after breaking into ice cream van in Alicante

FOUR teenagers fled from police after they were spotted breaking into an ice cream van near Alicante. An eyewitness...

Costa Blanca Chiringuito gives free beer for every cup of cigarette butts handed in

A CHIRINGUITO on the Costa Blanca has found an iconic solution to help keep its beaches clean. Spoiler...

Spanish policeman ‘hero’ in New York after saving US officer from violent assault

A SPANISH policeman holidaying in New York has been applauded as a 'hero' after he saved a US officer from a violent...

WhatsApping while driving will lose you SIX POINTS from licence, under new DGT plans

WHATSAPP messaging while behind the wheel will soon see drivers lose six points from their licences. The new measures...

Marbella waiter so ‘disgusted’ by ‘slave-like’ treatment of workers on Spain’s Costa del Sol he moved to UK to...

Jesus Herencias, who moved to the UK in 2004, said he tried to return to his hometown in 2016 but could not find decent employment

Rain to soak Alicante’s Semana Santa celebrations

LENTEN TIDES: Rain will hit Alicante on Thursday morning THE Spanish meteorology agency (AEMET) has issued a yellow...

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