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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 Police Nationale...

Hunter heard ‘three engine explosions’ before two French pilots killed in Pedreguer plane crash

A HUNTER out stalking rabbits has claimed he heard 'three explosions' from the engine of an aeroplane that later crashed in Pedreguer, killing two...

Policía Nacional agents drafted in to block looters from breaking into houses ruined by catastrophic Costa Blanca storms

POLICÍA NACIONAL have revealed that specially-designated agents will perform round-the-clock patrols of certain flood-hit areas to prevent looting. Villages and towns across the Vega Baja...

Valencian government to provide financial aid to flood victims as estimates put damage at ‘€1.5 billion’ to the Costa...

THE catastrophic floods that swept through the Costa Blanca last week are expected to cost the region €1.5 billion. In a bid to provide financial...

WATCH: Spanish ‘angels’ travel from as far as Murcia help British woman clear ruined Costa Blanca house of mud...

A GROUP of Spanish 'angels' have aided a British woman clear the 'destroyed' ground floor of her Costa Blanca home from mud and wreckage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xd4naZIFd4c&feature=youtu.be Subscribe...

Fugitive rapist arrested in Torrevieja after fleeing from Italian justice

POLICÍA Nacional in Torreveija yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man wanted for a rape in Italy. The alleged aggressor had previously escaped Turin Police by jumping...

Migrants intercepted off Costa Calida as ‘steady flow’ resumes following respite from gota fría storms

GUARDIA Civil have apprehended four unauthorised migrants that reached the municipality Águilas on Tuesday night. Eleven more were caught as they landed close to Cartagena,...

Man kills ex-wife in front of kids before slaying her mum and sister in shocking machismo killing in Spain

It has since been revealed the couple were going through divorce proceedings, however police said there were no records of domestic violence complaints

Retired British couple with Alicante home to tell court ‘mystery businessman called Lee’ funded lavish lifestyle despite being arrested...

A RETIRED British couple arrested with nearly €1 million worth of cocaine on a luxury cruise will claim a mystery ‘Jamaican businessman’ funded their...

Roman map shows flood-hit regions of the Costa Blanca were part of the Med just 2,000 years ago

THE Vega Baja region is prone to flooding because it was once part of the Mediterranean Sea, a Roman-era map of the area shows. The...

Ufologists claim alien spacecraft ‘refuel in thunderstorms’ after UFO sighted over Alicante last week

UFOLOGISTS have claimed alien spacecraft ‘refuel’ during electric storms after a UFO was spotted over Alicante city last week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OzTIGEAnr4&feature=youtu.be Subscribe to Olive Press TV A separate...

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week. The deceased has been...

WATCH: British couple return to Almoradí to find their house completely destroyed

A BRITISH couple have ‘lost everything’ after the Segura river burst its banks and obliterated their house in Almoradí last Sunday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOW-8AXQFn0&feature=youtu.be Subscribe to Olive Press...

‘Warming Mediterranean Sea’ was behind record-breaking rain, claims Alicante professor

A LEADING climatologist from the University of Alicante has blamed a ‘warmer Mediterranean Sea’ for the killer floods that devastated the Costa Blanca last...

WATCH: Bizarre video shows ‘drunk’ woman carted around on mobility scooter in Spain’s Benidorm

Onlookers clap, while others cheer and laugh as the woman rocks from side to side with her head back

British author in Alicante pens wartime novel to international success

A BRITISH author residing on the Costa Blanca has enjoyed such ‘amazing success’ with her debut novel she’s already begun work on numbers two...

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc3jo5IiDxI&feature=youtu.be Subscribe to Olive...

At least 25,000 people affected by devastating floods in southern and eastern Spain as insurance claims expected to surpass...

LAST week's devastating floods have affected at least 25,000 people and will see more than €140 million paid out in insurance claims.  According to experts...

Thousands help rebuild Spain’s Costa Blanca after six die in floods following worst storm for 140 years

South East Spain starts to recover in short break from lethal floods and storms

WATCH: British family with two toddlers ‘trapped’ for 12 hours as floodwaters smashed ground floor windows of Costa Blanca...

A BRITISH family holidaying with their two toddlers in Alicante have been rescued by the Spanish army following flash floods that left them trapped...

British father with two 10-year-olds describes ‘fleeing for his family’s life’ after flash floods 4ft-deep struck on Friday morning...

A BRITISH father-of-two has described the moment he 'fled for his families' life' after flash floods hit his home outside Dolores, in Alicante, at...

At least six feared dead in Costa Blanca flooding after roads, railways and airports close

SIX people have died following two days of the worst flooding on record to hit the Costa Blanca flooding. Emergency services and the military stepped...

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. Darren and Kelly...

After surprise births and tragic deaths, peacocks are now firm favourites at the Easy Care Horse Rescue Centre, writes...

WHEN Rod and I started the Easy Care Horse Rescue Centre in Rojales 11 years ago, we assumed we would simply be rescuing horses. It...

Report reveals dangerous flooding in Spain will become MORE frequent in Valencia, Cadiz and Alicante thanks to climate change...

It comes as Alicante and the Costa Blanca have seen biblical flooding this week

Segura river breaks its banks in numerous locations as Costa Blanca south is hit by torrential rains and flash...

THE Segura river has broken its banks at numerous locations between Orihuela and Guardamar del Segura. https://youtu.be/s7IzA9_BdAA Subscribe to Olive Press TV Footage from just after noon...

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