Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Costa Blanca

BREAKING: Fire at Alicante airport sees ‘thousands’ of passengers evacuated while flights diverted

ALICANTE airport has been evacuated this afternoon after a fire reportedly stopped flights. No one has been reported injured...

Expat fashion designer Jody Smart accused of taking €1million from Continental Wealth Management (CWM) before its collapse left pensioners...

A WELL-KNOWN expat designer has been accused of receiving up to €1million to fund her fashion business and property portfolio from a...

Expats donate and distribute furniture to flood victims in Costa Blanca

A KIND-HEARTED British couple has launched an appeal for unwanted furniture to help flood victims in Costa Blanca hit by catastrophic flooding.

ANCIENT Roman mosaics saved on Costa Blanca following years of human pollution

WHEN IN ROME: Mosaics saved from vegetation and rubbish ANCIENT Roman mosaics will soon be open to...

90 km/h speed cameras branded ‘illegal’ after motoring association reveals law allowing cars to break speed limit when overtaking

SPAIN'S traffic regulator has come under fire after a motoring organisation claimed the country's 90 km/h speed cameras are issuing 'illegal' fines.

Cat with FISH HOOK and rubber bait in its mouth caught and treated in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CAT that had a FISH HOOK stuck in its mouth has been caught and saved from agony.

Benidorm Bar responds after ‘minging’ English breakfast pizza went viral online

SAUSAGES, eggs, bacon… everyone knows that Brits love a good fry up, but what about when it’s on a pizza?

Court in Spain BANS Ryanair’s ‘abusive’ hand luggage fees

RYANAIR'S policy of charging a fee for hand luggage is 'abusive' and can no longer be applied in Spain, a court ruled today.  The decision...

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...

WATCH: Colombian Cocaine Caravans caught in Canary Islands, cartel arrested

AN INTERNATIONAL gang of drug traffickers were busted in a large-scale dawn raid in the Canary Islands. Holiday caravans...

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

Valencian Community expects highest-temperatures EVER as whole region on weather alert this Friday

THE Valencian Community is expecting to see its temperature record broken today as the whole region is put on hot weather alert.

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.

Activists say one of Mercadona’s biggest free-range egg producers is ‘lying’ about welfare after 39 sick hens rescued from...

ENVIRONMENTAL activists have stormed one of Spain’s biggest egg producers, accusing the company of ‘lying’ after free-range hens were found in ‘terrible...

Girl, 14, leaps onto balcony clothesline screaming ‘my father wants to rape me’ before neighbours break down the door...

A TEENAGE girl has risked death by leaping onto a balcony clothesline from her fourth-floor apartment in Valencia. The...

Over 300 soldiers drafted in to evacuate ‘hundreds’ of Orihuela citizens through Thursday night following devastating Costa Blanca storms

FAMILIES have endured sleeping in an Orihuela school after they were evacuated from their Orihuela homes late last night.

Two men using fake €500 notes ‘so good they were undetectable by machines’ caught after blowing 15 of them...

TWO men have been arrested in Alicante for using fake €500 bank notes so good they were 'undetectable by machines'.

‘WE ALL NEED FIRST AID TRAINING’: Mum’s plea as daughter, 4, saved by hungover lad on flight from Alicante

A MUM from Teesside has pleaded for people to 'be first aid trained' after her four-year-old daughter's life was saved on...

The Olive Press reviews an illegal art exhibition at one of the Costa Blanca’s most-haunted houses

IT was one of Spain’s most sought-after hotels.  Elites from across Spain came to relax in its hot springs...

From helping infirm expats with the shopping to receiving three MBEs and aiding over 50,000 – Help de...

ILL health is one of life’s most daunting challenges – navigating these upsets in a foreign land is fearsome still.

WATCH: Woman leaps into sea as ‘Kontiki II’ ferry boat nearly smashes into 154-metre Balearia behemoth between Ibiza and...

THIS is the moment a low-cost ferry bus nearly smashes into a 154-metre-long passenger behemoth between Ibiza and Formentera.

French couple, 80 and 66, injured after paddling pool crashes through terrace floor into garage below on Spain’s Costa...

A FRENCH couple were injured in Mutxamel, Alicante, when their paddling pool broke through the terrace where they had set it up.

Three-time presidential candidate and author of ‘Make Wealth Anywhere’ arrested for posing as UN president and raising money on...

A SPANISH-NIGERIAN woman has been arrested on suspicion of fraud and misappropriation of funds after she was caught posing as a UN...

British Consulate to answer Brexit questions in ‘pop-ups’ across Alicante – find dates here

DURING the next five weeks, Alicante’s British Consulate will be running Brexit ‘pop-up sessions’ for concerned Brits all over the Costa Blanca.

WATCH: Gang of child-abducting Costa Almeria drug traffickers get arrested by Spanish police and Europol in joint swoop

A MULTINATIONAL group of drug-smugglers that used children to transport their contraband has been dismantled after the Spanish Policía Nacional, the French...

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