Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Market town looks to claim new artichoke emoji as their own on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI, in the Vega Baja district of Costa Blanca, is looking to adopt the artichoke emoji on social media as their own. Commonly referred to...

Cabify driver who sped off with four girls ends up ploughing into roundabout on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR girls have escaped a potential kidnapping when their Cabify driver sped past their requested destination before ploughing into a roundabout on Spain's Costa...

90% of new intensive care patients are not fully vaccinated in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NINE of ten people admitted to intensive care units in Valencian Community hospitals between July 19 and 25 were not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The...

Lady Elizabeth School on the Costa Blanca joins global Greenpeace climate strike campaign

STUDENTS from a top British school on the Costa Blanca have marched on their town hall to demand collaboration in tackling environmental issues. Lady Elizabeth...

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...

SEEN HIM? Ex-Scotland Yard detective launches Olive Press appeal to track down Most Wanted British ‘killer’ in southern...

A LINKEDIN page under the name of ‘Kevin Parle’ has begun taunting an ex-Met Police officer as he begins his search for the alleged...

Brits without a SIP health card will not receive COVID-19 vaccine in Spain’s Valencia as doctor warns of ‘serious...

BRITISH expats must be registered with the Spanish healthcare system in Valencia to receive the first batch of the coronavirus vaccine. According to to...

FIRST UK COVID-19 strain cases identified in Spain’s Valencian Community

THE first two confirmed infections of the new COVID-19 strain detected in the UK have been identified in the Valencian Community. Microbiologists from the Elche...

Check out the most expensive property for sale on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A colonial-style mansion in the Javea area is the most expensive property for sale on the Costa Blanca. €12.5 million will secure the buyer a...

REVEALED: The Saudi company behind the potential ‘avalanche’ of wind turbines across Spain’s Costa Blanca

COSTA BLANCA North is set to become a huge wind farm, consisting of turbines as high as 30-storey buildings - if a Saudi Arabia...

Curfew returns to ‘high-infection’ zones in new anti-COVID measures for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NIGHT curfews will return to areas of the Valencian Community that have high COVID-19 infection rates. Rising coronavirus virus cases among younger people have forced...

Regional government bans teacher COVID-19 tests in city on Spain’s Costa Blanca ahead of school reopenings

TORREVIEJA council has been banned from testing its 1,100 teachers for COVID-19 ahead of next week's start of the new school year. An email was...

Leading MEP supports EU citizenship for British expats in Spain as Brexit date looms

AN MEP has come out in strong defence of British expats in Europe ahead of Britain's planned departure from the bloc next month. Guy Verhofstadt,...

Police smash cocaine gang with Columbian connections operating in tourist areas of Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE GUARDIA CIVIL has smashed a major drugs ring based in the Marina Alta region of the Costa Blanca. A dozen drugs sales points have...

Green list special status for low risk parts of mainland Spain unlikely says UK ambassador during Benidorm visit

THE UK ambassador to Madrid has said that it is unlikely that parts of mainland Spain will be allowed on the UK's travel...

Third child dies this August in swimming pool tragedy on Spain’s southern Costa Blanca

A THREE-YEAR-OLD French boy has drowned in a swimming pool at a holiday home in Pilar de la Horadada. It was the third pool fatality...

WATCH: All the footage of Policia Nacional officers during Barcelona protests Spain ‘DOES NOT want you to see’

https://twitter.com/AlbanoDante76/status/1185588967066001409 THESE are some of the scenes of alleged unprovoked police violence during protests over the Catalunya issue from the past week.  In the widely shared...

Pedro Sanchez is told to use diplomacy to boost Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourism by getting Spain onto UK...

ALICANTE Provincial Council president, Carlos Mazon, wants Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, to exert more diplomatic pressure on the UK to get the country onto...

Toll-free boost after AP-7 motorway charges were scrapped in 2020 on part of Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE AP-7 motorway going toll-free last January 1 between Alicante and Valencia has saved a family €300 per annum in travelling costs. The claim...

How to look for hidden fees and commission in your Spanish compliant investment bonds – by Chorus Financial

NOW that Spain is returning to some semblance of normality, many of you are deciding to take control of your financial affairs.  This inevitably means...

Gang leader who trafficked more than 100 migrants into Britain last year in ‘deadly’ freezing-cold refrigerated lorries is JAILED...

THE LEADER of a human trafficking gang that brought more than 100 migrants into the UK inside refrigerated lorries has been jailed for four...

WATCH: Costa community spirit on show with festive switch-on

HUNDREDS of Brits joined Spanish and braved the chill to see San Fulgencio switch on its Christmas displays on Saturday, warmed by a tremendous...

Woman kidnapped as Costa Blanca drugs deal turns sour in Spain

A woman was kidnapped as an Elche drugs deal turned sour. Her boyfriend was selling marijuana to a group in the city and they took...

Irregular migration to Spanish coasts falls by 39% after EU and Spain grant €170m to Moroccan authorities

IRREGULAR migration to Spanish coasts has fallen by 39% after the EU and Spain granted €170m to Moroccan authorities in a bid to boost...

GRIP LOOSENED slightly on COVID-19 restrictions in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

MORE people can get together from today(April 12) across the Valencian Community in a modest relaxation of COVID-19 rules. In public areas, both indoors and...

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE EIGHTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant...

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