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Georgina Harvey, President of Original Charity Shop and Library in Javea, named in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

THE president of a charity shop with a 55-year history on the Costa Blanca has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Georgina Harvey...

Dutchman donates 3,000kg of organic ‘solidarity potatoes’ to help struggling families in Javea

NO ONE understands more than the Spanish that potatoes, particularly patatas bravas, were made for sharing. But Dutch resident Herman Sinnema, in Pedreguer, has this...

WATCH: Plane drops water on Sierra Helada national park as forest fire blazes above Benidorm’s Aqualandia

THIS is the moment a plane was spotted dropping water on a forest fire above Benidorm's Aqualandia water park. https://twitter.com/jackrichards37/status/1140645018492952578 Four firetrucks from Alicante's Consorcio Provincial...

‘HE LIKES IT’: Benidorm bar responds to claims that midget stripper advert was a ‘hate crime’

A BENIDORM bar has responded after a prominent dwarfism foundation accused it of a possible 'hate crime'. Felipe Orviz, lawyer for the Alpe Foundation, suggested...

Rival the yachts of Marbella this summer with this HUGE inflatable boat from Amazon

The must-have item comes complete with a drinks cooler and will no doubt make you the envy of the seas

REVEALED: British flyers behind soar in on-flight incidents in Spain as Malaga, Alicante and Mallorca most affected by bad...

It's no coincidence that the most affected airports are those next to popular tourist resorts

BREAKING: First chikungunya outbreak in Spain as three tourists on the Costa Blanca are infected

THE first chikungunya outbreak has been recorded in Spain as three tourists on the Costa Blanca were confirmed infected. The infection was confirmed from Reykjavik,...

Girl of THREE among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted as Guardia Civil arrests Alicante-based trafficking gang

A GIRL aged three was among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted by boat when Guardia Civil arrested an Alicante-based trafficking gang this week. Among the illegal...

PICTURED: Romanian woman beheaded on the Costa Blanca as police say arrest ‘imminent’

POLICE sources have said an arrest is 'imminent' for the brutal murderer who beheaded a Romanian woman on the Costa Blanca. The perpetrator left significant...

Young paedo groomed at least 10 children across Spain’s Alicante, Andalucia and Valencia and paid them for explicit images...

Police said he also tried to arrange to meet the girls to try and have sexual relations with them

WATCH: British-run restaurant blocked by ‘two truck loads’ of rubble as neighbour demands 150,000 for strip of land

A BRITISH-RUN restaurant has found its entrance blocked by 'two truck-loads of rubble' over a land dispute in Javea. Paul Kingham came outside to find...

Three ‘pirate taxis’ confiscated from illicit drivers at Alicante-Elche Airport

THREE ‘pirate taxis’ have been confiscated from their drivers during a sting operation at Alicante-Elche Airport. The vehicles were found to have no authorisation to...

IN PICS: Game of Thrones stars party it up in Spain’s Benidorm for Sophie Turner’s hen do ahead of...

Northampton-born Turner married US Disney star Joe Jonas, 29, in a last-minute Las Vegas wedding in May

Javea’s Cova Tallada to become first beach in Valencian Community with restricted visitor access due to tourism pressure

A CAVE in Javea will be the first beach in the Valencian Community to have its access restricted this summer. Cova Tallada, in the Montgo...

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. Videos show a handful of...

Man starved dog to avoid ‘picking up its poo’ arrested on the Costa Blanca

A MAN has been arrested in Denia on charges of animal abuse after starving his dog so he didn’t ‘have to pick up its...

British expat admits to tax evasion fraud after stealing almost €400,000 while enjoying life on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Hill was arrested in September 2016 following searches at his home and hotels, with investigators seizing computers, business and personal records

Romanian woman found beheaded while six months pregnant in Costa Blanca apartment

A WOMAN has been found beheaded while six months pregnant in her apartment in Xativa, on the Costa Blanca. The woman, named Isabell Elena Raducanu,...

British woman, 84, suffered heart attack after flipping her car near Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH woman, 84, who suffered a heart attack after flipping her car has been brought to Denia hospital. The accident happened yesterday (Monday) just...

THE MASK: Gang of three arrested after robbing Benidorm cafe in scary masks and with tasers

NATIONAL Police have arrested a gang of three who robbed a cafe in Benidorm dressed in scary masks and with tasers. The group also wore...

MISSING Mark Palmer allegedly sighted near Sax and Elda-Petrer on Spain’s Costa Blanca as family return home following third...

MISSING British citizen Mark Palmer has been allegedly sighted near Sax and Elda-Petrer on the Costa Blanca. His father, uncle and brother confirmed the sighting...

World’s longest water slide opens in Benidorm

THE longest water slide in the world has just opened on the Costa Blanca. The Cyclon at Aqualandia, in Benidorm, is 200 metres long and...

Costa Blanca city wants to analyse dog poo DNA to catch owners

A COSTA Blanca city wants to analyse the DNA of dog faeces to catch their unsanitary owners. Elche’s department of hygiene wants to introduce...

HASTA LA VISTA: New trailer for sixth Terminator movie reveals scenes shot in Murcia and Cartagena

THRILLING scenes for the sixth Terminator movie were shot on the Costa Blanca, a new trailer has revealed. Last summer, a film crew of more...

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? One bar in Benidorm has...

Brits buzzing as new Iceland lands in Costa Blanca expat hotspot

ICELAND has opened a new express store for Brits who want a taste of home on the Costa Blanca. The shop, operated by British-run Overseas...

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