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Costa Blanca

IN PICS: Olive Press launches new Costa Blanca edition to add to award-winning expat newspaper brand in Spain

IT has taken five years, but the Olive Press Costa Blanca has finally arrived. Half a decade of research and planning - and with something...

DID YOU FEEL IT? Earthquake rumbles along Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN earthquake has hit a popular holiday destination on the Costa Blanca, rattling residents’ windows and houses from Cartagena to Benidorm. The magnitude 4.0 earthquake...

Naked effigies of Trump, Hitler, Stalin and Franco torched in Valencia’s Las Fallas festival

A WEEK-long festival in Valencia celebrating Saint Joseph has seen the burning of a naked Donald Trump standing next to Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin...

British couple arrested for ‘leading’ huge marijuana network on Costa Blanca, caught with €216,000 of drugs including cannabis ‘jelly...

GUARDIA Civil have arrested 21 people for cultivating and distributing illegal narcotics under a network of cannabis associations on the Costa Blanca, including two...

Drones used for ‘first time’ in battle against toxic caterpillars on Costa Blanca

DRONES, great tits and pheromones have been used in the battle to control pine processionary caterpillar populations in the Region of Murcia. The hairy caterpillars,...

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...

Disabled British man found unconscious after ‘intense’ gas cylinder inferno on the Costa Blanca

A BRITISH man has been hospitalised in a 'serious condition' after he was found unconscious at his Costa Blanca home. Firefighters were reportedly called at...

NOT A BIN: Plastic fills river on Costa Blanca just hours after a 20-tonne clean-up

PLASTIC waste has accumulated in the old channel of the Segura river just a day after a massive a clean-up. The Confederacion Hidografica de Segura...

Ceramics are the hot new design trend styling up interiors this year

IF you love interior design and are not afraid to use bold colours and patterns, you would have been in your element at this...

Benidorm’s legendary Tiki Beach bar re-opens… but now under name ‘Aloha Beach’

BENIDORM’S infamous Tiki Beach bar has re-opened this weekend after a lengthy legal battle over noise complaints. Following a closure order last September, the...

IN PICS: eagle-owls and kestrels ELECTROCUTED by cables in crucial Spanish wetland

MASS bird electrocutions have been recorded in a crucial wetland spanning the provinces of Alicante and Valencia. Environmental group Pego Viu were alerted to...

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

NUDISTS are angry about an apartment block that has sprung up behind their strip of Costa Blanca beach, claiming it will subject them to...

High-speed ferry slashes Costa Blanca–Formentera journey to under two hours

A HIGH-SPEED ferry will now get you from the Costa Blanca to Formentera in less than two hours, a Spanish shipping company has announced. The...

Alicante among Spanish cities with cheapest rents

ALICANTE is among the cheapest cities in Spain in which to rent a property, a report has found. Appraisal company TecniTasa found that Alicante, Elche,...

Man’s attempt to win back ex-girlfriend by planting ‘love spell’ pineapple on train tracks ends in TERROR ALERT and...

A MAN will go to many lengths to win back an ex-girlfriend, but few end in a pineapple, toxic peas and a terror alert. This...

Warnings as woman almost DIES in Spain after suffering huge allergic reaction to partner’s sperm in WORLD FIRST

According to the British Medical Journal, the unidentified 31-year-old had trouble breathing and started vomiting after the sexual contact

WACKY RACES: Lorry driver SIX times over alcohol limit ends up in ditch with 18 tonnes of mandarins

A LORRY driver six times over the alcohol limit was caught by police after he steered 18 tonnes of mandarins into a ditch. The 42-year-old...

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