Friday, May 29, 2020

Costa Blanca

WATCH: Costa Blanca community ‘rocks’ in 8pm celebration of Spain’s health and emergency services

FORMENTERA DEL SEGURA shows no signs of tiring in their appreciation for Spain's health and emergency services. Right...

EXCLUSIVE: Former Scotland Yard detective, Peter Bleksley, talks to the Olive Press about his hunt for Kevin Parle in...

KEVIN Parle is very well known in Liverpool, as he is a suspect for two separate murders.

Asesor warns British charities are ‘ignoring Spanish laws’ as Costa Blanca shop faces €24,000 fine for not charging VAT...

A LEADING asesor has warned that British-run charity shops are ignoring Spanish laws that require them to charge value added tax (IVA)...

Government official calls in Guardia Civil to investigate ‘robbery’ of sensitive documents before cleaner admits throwing them out to...

A GOVERNMENT official called in the Guardia Civil to investigate the 'robbery' of sensitive documents before a cleaner admitted to throwing them...

GRAPHIC: Vandals attack metal sculptures depicting shocking ‘sex acts’ in full view of ‘children’ on popular Costa Blanca beachfront

VANDALS have disfigured a series of metal sculptures depicting shocking 'sexual acts' on Altea's Costa Blanca beachfront. At least...

FAIR PLATE: Valencian bar pins notice threatening that annoying children will be made to ‘wash plates’

A THREAT of enforced child labour has bizarelly turned a Valencian bar into the most popular spot in town.

IN PICS: England football legend Paul Gascoigne SPOTTED with fans in Benidorm in run up to public speaking tour

PAUL Gascoigne has touched down in Benidorm for two public speaking engagements on Spain's Costa Blanca. The former England...

Costa Blanca council seeks volunteers to help huge coastal clean-up of 15,000 plastic bottles

ORIHUELA COSTA is launching a huge clean-up campaign tomorrow to collect and recycle thousands of plastic bottles from their Playa Flamenca beaches.

Clean-up starts for blocked flood defence system in Spain’s Costa Blanca

NINE months after storms and floods devastated huge areas of the Costa Blanca, one of the area’s main flood defences is to...

President of Spain’s Valencia region insists ‘we are ready for Phase 1’ of coronavirus deescalation plan on Monday

VALENCIA president Ximo Puig is confident the region is more than ready for the next stage of the COVID-19 de-escalation plan.

Conman accused of stealing expat’s BMW claims his transport company left it in northern Spain due to ‘paperwork problems’

A CONVICTED British conman has been accused of striking again in a car transport scam running up and down the Costa Blanca.

Organic kitchen waste bins required in ALL towns in Valencian Community by 2020

ALL towns in the Valencian Community will be required to have organic waste containers by the end of 2020, it has been...

Popular expat restaurant The Peppermill closes down in Benidorm following legal battle

FACING THE MUSIC: The bar closed after the council's refusal to grant a live music licence POPULAR Benidorm...

The Cabo de Santa Pola one step closer to becoming a municipal nature reserve on Spain’s Costa Blanca

STUNNING: The Cabo de Santa Pola boasts cliff-backed sandy beaches THE Sierra and Cabo de Santa Pola has...

Rojales can spend ‘much more’ than a now-promised €600,000 on Quesada if an estimated 19,000 expats get officially registered

IT’S ON - after years of complaints about perceived under-spending, Rojales Town Hall promises Olive Press that €600,000 will be spent in...

Foreign demand for Spanish homes is cooling off for the first time since the market’s 2010 recovery

FOREIGN demand is showing a marked slowdown for the first time since 2010, new statistics have suggested.  As reported on Spanish Property Insight, after some...

WATCH: Huge dolphin pods off Spain’s Costa Blanca could be result of storm Gloria ‘breaking open fish cages’, says...

A MASSIVE influx of dolphins off the Costa Blanca coast could be a hangover from storm Gloria. Fisherman Amadeu...

Perfect Blue Monday pick-me-up for staff at Spanish estate agent, which hands out eggs to employees

Owner Longden has lived in the area since 1973 and currently has a farm in Daya Nueva

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.

BULLS UP: British bulldog puppy POSTED 1,000km in wrong direction before discovered by British girl on Costa Blanca roadside

A BRITISH bulldog puppy has been posted over 1,000km in the wrong direction after an irresponsible dog breeder sent her to Calpe...

FELINE GOOD! Volunteers praise ‘huge step forward’ by Costa Blanca municipality to officially authorise street cat feeders

CONTROVERSIAL street cat feeders in Javea may soon be given special IDs to carry on giving food to abandoned felines.

REVEALED: British who own homes in Spain facing significant tax increase on rental profits post-Brexit transition

IT'S bad news for Brits who own homes in Spain and rent them out for extra cash or to help pay the bills. According to...

Terrace tax suspended to help hospitality recover during coronavirus de-escalation period on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has decided that bars and cafes are now exempt from paying the additional tax for using pavements for their...

Caged Albino Tiger owner arrested for drug trafficking and firearms possession in Alicante.

THE owners of a rare Albino Tiger that was kept locked in a cage at their Alicante home, have also been accused...

European Space Agency proves lock-down leads to significant drop in pollution above Spain’s major cities

A BAN on non-essential travel has led to a drastic drop in pollution across Spain. The European Space Agency...

Up to a BILLION ‘aggressive’ tiger mosquitoes ‘set to swarm Spain’s Costa Blanca’ after devastating gota fria floods create...

The worst flooding in 140 years has left scores of muddy lagoons, the perfect breeding ground for the blood-sucking pests

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