Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Costa Blanca

British fugitive David Grundy given 9 years jail time for jealously stabbing girlfriend after she asked for ‘time to...

THE British man who plunged a knife into his girlfriend’s back before stealing the neighbour’s car and fleeing to Benidorm has accepted...

British-run riding stables faces ‘scam’ eviction after rescuing dozens of horses for 13 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN expat riding stables has been left with just four weeks to rehouse 11 horses and three dogs. The...

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to. There are even fewer you can insult a...

WATCH: British ambassador Simon Manley’s Brexit update for UK nationals in Spain ahead of live Q&A tomorrow

Manley warned expats that they must ensure they are 'properly registered' before the expected EU departure date on October 31

British-run transfer company on Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to upgrade VTC-licenced diesel minivan to dual fuel

A BRITISH-RUN transfer company on the Costa Blanca has been the ‘first in Spain’ to upgrade a VTC-licensed diesel car to dual...

IN PICS: eagle-owls and kestrels ELECTROCUTED by cables in crucial Spanish wetland

MASS bird electrocutions have been recorded in a crucial wetland spanning the provinces of Alicante and Valencia....

IN PICS: Forest fire escalates on Spain’s Costa Blanca as 45 people are evacuated

A FOREST fire raging on Spain's Costa Blanca has seen 45 people evacuated from their homes. The fire was...

New twist in ‘head in a box’ crime in Spain as cleaner may have unwittingly disposed of the body...

A CLEANER has told police she fears she may have disposed of a body without realising.  It comes as police are investigating the cleaner's boss...

Shoplifter hid leg of jamón in ‘baggy clothing’ before caught by undercover police in Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SHOPLIFTER has been charged with theft after undercover police caught her stealing a leg of jamón from a supermarket in Calpe.

Expat ringleader of the horse meat scandal arrested on the Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil have arrested an expat for his responsibility in the biggest food scam in Europe - a.k.a. Horsegate, the horse meat...

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

PINEAPPLE EXPRESS: Trains were disrupted for 149 minutes as bomb squad called in A MAN will go to...

Police smash violent luxury carjacking ring behind string of violent robberies on Spain’s costas

The group had a clear modus operandi with all their robberies occurring in public and in a short period of time, never more than three minutes

COLUMN: Two disabled ponies find friendship at the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre in Rojales, writes Susan Weeding

These two little ponies are deeply in love and they go everywhere together.  They're both disabled, and they are...

Earthquake hits the Costa Blanca with epicentre in Benitachell as residents hear ‘loud bangs’ and thought ‘lorry had hit...

AN EARTHQUAKE has hit the Costa Blanca at 10pm this evening (Wednesday) with residents near Benitachell recording 'loud bangs' and feeling their...

REVEALED: Spain’s Forbes Rich List 2019… but one man is in a league of his own

THE rich just keep getting richer, it seems, as Forbes' Rich List has revealed Spain's top 100 earners are €1.5 billion better off than...

First SNOW in the Valencian Community as Spanish met office predicts temperatures will drop to 4 degrees on the...

THE first snows of the season have hit the Valencian Community during a cold blast of polar air predicted to last until...

Irish boy, 3, has died following shock swimming pool accident in Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil have confirmed an Irish boy, aged 3, has died following a shock swimming pool accident in Alicante.

WATCH: Guardia Civil helicopter comes to rescue three people trapped by floodwater in Dolores on the Costa Blanca

THIS is the moment a Guardia Civil helicopter rescued three people trapped in the house after devastating floods rocked the Costa Blanca.

Obesity on the rise in Spain as almost HALF of children have ‘unhealthy weight’ while 1 in 4 adults...

OBESITY is on the march in developed countries and Spain is no exception.  That's the warning from the president of the Spanish Society for the...

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...

FELINE GOOD! Volunteers praise ‘huge step forward’ by Costa Blanca municipality to officially authorise street cat feeders

CONTROVERSIAL street cat feeders in Javea may soon be given special IDs to carry on giving food to abandoned felines.

NOT TRUE: Costa Blanca councillor responds to accusations that Denia’s new dog shelter will be a ‘kill station’ for...

DENIA'S councillor for public safety has responded to claims the new municipal dog shelter will become a 'kill station'.

Inside Spain’s new high-tech cop cars being rolled out across Malaga, Valencia and Mallorca

The new Toyota Prius + cars have been specially equipped with three state-of-the-art cameras, capable of checking 400 license plates against the stolen database per minute

British rock-climber suffers ‘severe’ head injuries after falling 10 metres on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RAPID: The Alpha 1 helicopter on the scene on Monday A BRITISH rock-climber has been rescued by firefighters...

Costa Blanca residents furious as beaches are ‘closed off’ by piles of putrefying posidonia seagrass

RESIDENTS have taken to social media to express disgust over piles of posidonia seagrass so thick they 'can't get to the sea'.

British holidaymaker falls from 15th floor of Benidorm apartment block

A BRITISH holidaymaker has died after falling from the 15th floor of his apartment block in Benidorm. Colin McGarry...

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