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IN PICS: The winning dishes of Masterchef 7, filmed in UNESCO-honoured Denia on the Costa Blanca

THESE are the dishes that won 26-year-old fishmonger Aleix Puig Masterchef 2019. The seventh edition of the hit show was held in Denia and featured...

Swimmers back in waters of popular Costa Blanca beaches after shark scare in Spain

THREE Costa Blanca beaches were reopened for swimmers this Monday(October 4) after a police diver spotted a shark on Saturday. A Policia Nacional officer was...

Spain tempts Brits to book long-stay winter holidays to beat energy bill crisis

SPAIN is hoping to capitalise on cold winters and energy bills elsewhere in Europe, including the UK, by promoting its warmer weather as winter...

RIP: Legendary Benidorm bar owner who appeared on Bargain Loving Brits In The Sun dies

ONE of Benidorm's larger than life British characters, Graham Boland, who became a well-known face on a UK television show has died. Graham appeared for...

SHOESHANK REDEMPTION: Valencia prisoner escapes jail using his shoelace to undo latch on cell door

A PRISON inmate has escaped from the City of Justice in Valencia by using nothing more than his shoelace. Pablo Antonio, 48, was already serving...

Man’s attempt to win back ex-girlfriend by planting ‘love spell’ pineapple on train tracks ends in TERROR ALERT and...

A MAN will go to many lengths to win back an ex-girlfriend, but few end in a pineapple, toxic peas and a terror alert. This...

Lady Elizabeth School, in Benitachell Alicante, is to have its grand inauguration this month

IT is certainly one of the most stunning school developments of recent years. And now with the completion of its indoor pool, the brand new...

World’s ’13th-most expensive’ superyacht owned by Saudi billionaire docks in Denia

ONE of the world’s most expensive superyachts has caused an internet sensation after docking in the Port of Denia last weekend. The Lady Moura, reportedly...

Benidorm floods: Weather warning for Costa Blanca’s Valencia, Alicante

More ferocious storms have been forecast to smash the Costa Blanca, right after cleanup efforts only just started to clear damage from the last...

DNA reveals vicious Costa Blanca double-murder suspect to be Russian who fled Spain

DNA evidence has revealed a Russian man- formerly based in Torrevieja- as the main suspect in two Costa Blanca killings in 2020. He also tried...

Jellyfish and dead dolphins washed up as beaches bereft of sand threaten Easter tourism on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RECENT STORMS smashing into Costa Blanca have caused sufficient damage to threaten the pending Easter break for the hospitality industry. With awful timing, it is...

EXPLAINED: When and how to make a ‘denuncia’ in Spain

Victoria Wright of ALBA Consultas explains what you need to know about filing a denuncia in Spain

Street signs decrying gender violence erected across Costa Blanca town in Spain

VILLAJOYOSA has become the latest Valencian municipality to put up street signs decrying gender violence. The town has installed eight signs as part of a...

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 called Policia Nacional after spotting the...

‘English trash’ – Public responds to video of British influencer scaling 11-storey block of flats in Benidorm

RAGING comments have been directed at the video of a British Instagram influencer who filmed himself scaling an 11-storey block of flats in Benidorm. 'English...

Brits are providing a big boost to Spain’s property market: THESE are their most sought after areas

FOREIGN home property buyers accounted for 21% of Spanish sales in the first half of 2023, according to the College of Registrars. Although the foreign...

Mother dumps two children, aged 6 and 8, on a busy highway on Spain’s Costa Blanca ‘as punishment’

A MOTHER faces prosecution after dumping her two children, aged six and eight, on a Costa Blanca highway as a punishment. An Elche Policia Local...

Hi-tech electronic scam foiled to give written driving test answers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A written driving test candidate went to extraordinary lengths to pass the exam by using hi-tech gear at the Alicante test centre. Driving tests in...

Costa Blanca airport in Spain is voted Europe’s ‘Most Accessible’ airport

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport has won a top award from the Airports Council International(ACI) at a big worldwide airport sector event held this week in Barcelona. WAGA...

Upward trend in new COVID-19 cases is slowing down in Spain’s Valencian Community

1,850 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the Valencian Community over a 24-hour period according to the latest figures released last night(November 17). On a...

Storm Gerald causes severe orange weather alert to parts of Spain’s Valencia region

A yellow extreme weather was activated on Monday for the Valencian Community with westerly winds caused by Storm Gerald bringing gusts in excess of...

COVID-19 cases are EIGHT times higher than two weeks ago in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus infections reached 3,662 cases over the weekend in the Valencian Community. Today's(July 5) figure of 1,970 new COVID-19 cases combined with 1,692 reported...

“He’s not in a good way” – British expat struck down by driver in Javea still awaiting brain surgery...

THE brother of a British expat who was run down by a driver without a licence last Saturday has asked for help as his...

80-year-old arsonist arrested over several blazes in ‘protected areas’ of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A year-long probe to catch an arsonist operating in the Alcalali area of the Marina Alta has culminated in the arrest of an 80-year-old...

OWN MEDICINE: Lawyer arrested in Murcia court after speeding to a trial on a traffic accident

A TARDY Murcia lawyer who sped to a trial was arrested in court by police agents testifying in the same case. The man, whose name...

Flood victims in the Vega Baja can apply for up to €4,500 emergency aid – here’s the form

VICTIMS of the Vega Baja’s worst floods for 140 years can now request emergency funds ‘up to €4,500’ from their respective Town Halls. Residents can...

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