Saturday, October 19, 2019

Costa Blanca

TO BOLDLY STOW: Six British people arrested with tonne of cocaine on Spanish boat named ‘Bold’

A gang of six UK drugs traffickers have been arrested by Spanish and British police

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.

Iranian officials in Tehran remove one of 283 museum items on loan from Alicante as lithograph showed Queen Isabella...

THE Iranian government has confiscated a lithograph on loan from an Alicante museum as it depicted Spain’s Queen Isabella II with ‘too...

100-year-old British woman mugged while riding mobility scooter in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH woman aged 100 has been mugged while riding her mobility scooter in Javea on Spain's Costa Blanca.

STRIP TEASE: Nudists protest apartment block to be built behind their Costa Blanca hideaway

SAFE HAVEN The L'Almadrava beach is one of the last untouched strips of beach in Marina Alta NUDISTS...

‘HE IS HOME SAFE’: Bristol man who went missing in Benidorm ‘collapsed’ while attempting to walk to Alicante airport

HOME SAFE: Nick Brzezicki went missing in Benidorm last Wednesday A BRITISH man who went missing in Benidorm...

Marina Alta on RED ALERT as heavy rains cause flash floods along Spain’s Costa Blanca THE Marina Alta and La Sofar comarca's on Spain's Costa Blanca have been put on RED ALERT...

British most obsessed with doggy-style while Spain loves ‘cuckolding’, as new study reveals world’s sexual preferences

In the English-speaking world as a whole, 'threesome' was the most popular search term

‘Law is not functioning’ as more families flee urbanisation in Denia suffering ‘VIOLENT’ take over by ‘gypsies’ and squatters

ANOTHER two families have fled an urbanisation that descended into ‘hell’ after squatters began a ‘violent coup d’etat’ five years ago.

Dustmen denounce ‘lazy’ resident who threw three gas canisters into organic waste bin in Benitachell

DUSTMEN have hit out against ‘laziness’ after three gas canisters nearly caused a fire in a rubbish truck. The...

WASTE NOT: Benidorm begins crackdown on buffets as ‘1 tonne’ of food waste thrown away per restaurant each year

BRITS could soon be forced to go without big buffet meals at Spanish resorts as Benidorm has become the first destination to...

Expat, 61, murders his wife, 57, and tries to commit suicide in Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN expat has murdered his wife, age 57, and then turned the blade on himself in a suicide attempt on Spain's Costa...

SAVE OUR SEAHORSES! A British metal detectors club battling to save seahorses on the Costa Blanca

A BRITISH metal detecting club is aiding a local environmental group to save endangered seahorses on the Costa Blanca.

EXCLUSIVE: British bookies’ favourite Tao Geoghegan Hart speaks to the Olive Press before the 2019 Vuelta de España start...

BRITISH bookies' favourite Tao Geoghegan Hart has spoken to the Olive Press just two days before the 2019 Vuelta de España kicks...

BREAKING: Extreme risk ‘red alert’ warning issued for all of Alicante from midnight Wednesday as Gota Fría batters the...

A RED alert has this morning been issued by Spain's Met Office (AEMET) as a Gota Fría advances on the Costa Blanca.

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.

REVEALED: The shockingly low salaries of doctors in Spain compared to UK, US and France

DOCTORS in Spain earn five times less than their counterparts in the US, a new study has revealed.  The latest International Report on Doctor's Salaries,...

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic.

British expat cycles 320km despite four knee operations to raise money for cancer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

'I FEEL STRONG': Carol Webb greeted by friends at Tea for Two in Calpe AFTER four knee operations,...

Cruising along the Costa Blanca can be more terrifying than you think, writes Loraine Gostling

I had never been a risk-taker, I was pretty comfortable financially, I liked my job and everything in life was settled and safe, but just a little boring

Spain’s PSOE claim victory in historic EU ballot while Brexit party and Lib Dems surge in UK

The European results saw euro-sceptic parties gain ground and far-right Vox MEPs entered the EU parliament for the first time

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.

El Mirador de Castillo in Benidorm demolished before tourist season in search of ruins the town hall ‘doesn’t know’...

ONE of Benidorm’s most iconic landmarks has been partially demolished in search of ruins that authorities ‘don’t know’ if they will find.

Turron de Alicante beats turron de Jijona in campaign for iconic WhatsApp emoji expected ‘within months’

TURRON de Alicante has been selected over turron de Jijona in the campaign for a new WhatsApp emoji expected 'within months'.

Brit suffered neck injury on Aqualandia’s Splash just a MONTH before David Briffaut, 23, was left paralysed

A BRITISH tourist has told the Olive Press how he suffered a neck injury just one month before David Briffaut was left...