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New age group will start getting COVID vaccines next week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A new age group will start getting COVID vaccinations in the Valencian Community from next week. The regional health ministry says that the vaccination programme...

Benidorm politician claims innocence over Russian mafia gang money laundering charge on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM councillor, Lorenzo Martinez Sola, says he is confident of being cleared of any illegal involvement with a Russian mafia gang. 23 people, including...

Benidorm estate agent in Spain supplied rental home keys to robbers with British woman selling off stolen items

FIVE people have been arrested for stealing from at least six rental homes in the Benidorm area with keys provided by a real estate...

Kamikaze motorist drives 29 kilometres down wrong side of busy Costa Blanca motorway in Spain

A 24-year-old La Nucia man has been charged with reckless driving after a 29 kilometre journey on the wrong side of the AP-7 motorway...

Benidorm gets news of a record cash boost for Costa Blanca tourism in Spain

THE Costa Blanca Tourist Board will invest a record sum to help the COVID-hit sector in 2022. €5.3 million will be spent by the organisation...

Travel bubble setback as Benidorm records two COVID-19 outbreaks on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in Benidorm which has been trying hard to promote itself as a 'safe' destination for UK tourists to...

WARNING: Deadly LISTERIA detected in popular Aldi product in Spain

ALDI has sounded the alarm after one if its products was found to be contaminated with listeria.  The warning at the weekend came just days...

Costa Blanca arriving passenger at Alicante-Elche airport taken to hospital with COVID-19 symptoms

A passenger who flew into Alicante-Elche airport today(July 16) has been taken to Alicante General Hospital after a routine check discovered that he presented...

Homeowners on Spain’s Costa Blanca ran away after indoor marijuana farm goes up in smoke

AN illegal electricity hook-up to an indoor marijuana farm is believed to have started a house fire in Torrevieja last Saturday(April 10) Neighbours heard an...

Ultra violent Catalan separatists were ‘high on MDMA and ecstasy’ and like ‘enraged hyenas’ as they threw acid and...

According to police sources, the Class A drugs were found in the backpacks, pockets and fanny packs of a significant portion of the 400 separatists thought to have been behind the trouble

European money helps finance improved facilities in unique palm grove on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE VEGA BAJA’S El Palmeral de Orihuela will be opening a brand new guest area for visitors to use just in time for the...

Benidorm crime rate soars by over 50% on Spain’s Costa Blanca

REPORTED crimes in Alicante Province went up by 24.6% in the first half of 2022, compared to last year with Benidorm rising by over...

PLEASE SHARE: British teen launches last-ditch appeal to find dad who vanished from Spain’s Costa Blanca almost 10 years...

He had been staying at Camping Villa Mar campsite in Benidorm and was also known to regularly frequent Marbella on the Costa del Sol

Belligerent Bulgarian murder fugitive doesn’t think straight as he abused police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Bulgarian man wanted for murder in his country made a fateful mistake in abusing the Policia Nacional in an incident which was videoed...

Kids responsible for a dozen robberies caught red-handed taking selfies while vandalising school in Spain’s Murcia

TWO children have been arrested after allegedly carrying out 12 robberies from shops and a school in Murcia. Guardia Civil sources say the pair had...

Hooded hitman’s Albanian victim on Spain’s Costa Blanca was arrested weeks earlier

AN Albanian man killed by a hooded assassin at a British-owned Costa Blanca restaurant last Friday(December 18) had been arrested on two occasions. The 42-year-old...

Beleaguered town with as few as one policeman on duty recruits seven new officers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES and its expat urbanisation of Ciudad Quesada hit the news earlier this year, as The Olive Press revealed only one policeman was available...

Sharp Increase in New Installations of Securitas Direct alarms since April, in Malaga, Murcia, Costa Blanca, Valencia, and Ibiza...

Article supplied by Securitas Direct authorized distributors Ananta Security, who reported a hike of 400%. For Securitas Direct in ENGLISH throughout Spain* Call +34...

First THREE Coronavirus victims in Costa Blanca South are found – here’s where they are

THE first three Coronavirus cases have been reported in the south of the Costa Blanca, taking the total number in Spain to 213, with...

‘IN A HOLE’ as golf courses on Spain’s Costa Blanca want to stop being bunkered by COVID-19 restrictions

A group representing 23 Costa Blanca golf courses has called for them to be reopened 'as soon as possible' and branded COVID-19 restrictions as...

Lock-down claims latest victim as Sevillanas Fair cancelled in major Costa Blanca city

TORREVIEJA authorities have officially cancelled the May 2020 Fair, due to be held between 6th and 10th of next month. The city’s mayor, Eduardo Dolón,...

Brand new marina on Spain’s Costa Blanca aims to please tourists and locals alike

A totally-rebuilt marina for Calpe on the northern Costa Blanca is set to become a major tourist draw for the summer of 2022. Bulldozers are...

President of Spain’s Valencia region slammed for ‘breaking COVID-19 rules’ as he poses for pic while not wearing mask...

Opposition party member Jose Antonio Rovira demanded that Puig pay a fine for not wearing the personal protective gear, accusing him of 'not even complying with his own regulations'

Beach handball tournament with over 100 teams gets under way on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA beaches are enjoying three days of sport, with a huge handball tournament being held. Qualifying matches started yesterday, June 25, with dozens more...

Callous rat poison attack on Benidorm feral cat colony on Spain’s Costa Blanca may have killed up to 100...

A Benidorm feral cat colony has been ravaged by rat poison placed into feeding containers and strewn across the ground. Up to 100 cats are...

36-year-old expat arrested for smacking partner in public in Spain’s Orihuela on the Costa Blanca

A 36-year-old man has been arrested by Orihuela’s Policia Local for hitting his partner in the street. The assault happened on Monday evening (June 15)...

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