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‘BOGUS BROKERS’ conned Costa Blanca businessman out of €100,000 in share scam in Spain

AN Elche businessman lost €100,000 to two fraudsters who said they were going to invest his money in stocks and shares. The bogus brokers, aged...

Costa Blanca couple jailed as murder probe continues over baby death in Spain

AN Elche court has jailed a couple as a probe continues into the death of a six-month-old baby named Daniel. A 44-year-old man and Daniel's...

Pedro Sanchez is told to use diplomacy to boost Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourism by getting Spain onto UK...

ALICANTE Provincial Council president, Carlos Mazon, wants Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, to exert more diplomatic pressure on the UK to get the country onto...

Police raid Costa Blanca rental homes converted into giant marijuana farms in Spain

A major marijuana-growing operation has been smashed by the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional in Alicante Province. 25 people have been arrested and nearly 15,000...

Benidorm estate agent accused of stealing €70,000 from a 90-year-old client on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A Benidorm real estate agent, along with his wife and son, have been arrested by the Policia Nacional for defrauding a 90-year-old man out...

Colourful statues remain on Benidorm streets for an extended stay on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE colourful sculptures of Taiwanese artist, Hung-Yi, will remain on Benidorm streets for an extra two months until mid-September. The exhibition called 'Galaxia Hung' consists...

New COVID-19 restrictions to be announced this Thursday for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW restrictions to combat rising COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community will be announced this Thursday(July 8). The intention is for the measures to start...

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...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 44th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

NOT RUSSIAN AROUND: Russian plane charged €20,000 to park at Alicante airport

IF you thought airport car parks were pricey, be grateful you’re not parking a plane. A Russian Antonov An-124 is being charged €1,000 a day...

COVID-19 infections pass 3,000 mark again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

The daily COVID-19 case count rose again today(July 22) in the Valencian Community with 3,159 new infections. It's the second successive day where infections passed...

British cafe on the Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to ban single-use coffee cups

A CAFE on the Costa Blanca has become the ‘first in Spain’ to completely ban single-use takeaway cups. Caffe Milano, in Javea, enforced the ban...

500% increase for intensive care admissions ahead of Spain’s holiday season on Costa Blanca South

COVID cases have seen a worrying spike in the Vega Baja regions of the Costa Blanca, on the eve of Spain’s traditional summer break. Both...

Woman, 85, who suffered dementia found in ditch on Costa Blanca after missing for two days

AN 85-year-old dementia-sufferer has been rescued after going missing for two days on the Costa Blanca. The lady, of German nationality, was reported missing by...

Dog owner drowns in ‘rough’ sea trying to save his pet on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Murcia man drowned when he went into the sea to save his dog. The 57-year-old was on holiday with a friend in Campoamor on...

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...

Health staff try to contact non-mobile phone owners to arrange COVID-19 vaccinations in Costa Blanca area of Spain

HEALTH centres are chasing after 80,000 Valencian Community residents without mobile phone access and therefore have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Appointment dates have been...

WATCH: Live Olive Press TV report from Las Hogueras de San Juan in Spain’s Alicante

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Am3ddb2uAJ0&feature=youtu.be

Six-times ‘over limit’ drunk driver goes for a spin on a sandy Costa Blanca beach in Spain

A drunk motorist was collared by police after taking his car for a evening drive on a popular Costa Blanca beach. The man was six...

Robbers used ‘military tactics’ to steal from foreign tourists at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THREE men donned disguises and deployed military-style tactics to steal from foreign tourists arriving at Alicante-Elche airport. The Kosovo-Albanian trio used their past military training...

Benidorm thieves targeting British tourists caught with FOUR suitcases of stolen smartphones

A GANG of thieves have been arrested in Benidorm after they were caught leaving their apartment with four suitcases of stolen smartphones. The arrested, of...

How an Olive Press reader, a Spanish prince and an Instagram star helped rescue 2000 vulnerable Afghans as Taliban...

THREE MEN from wildly different backgrounds joined forces to save thousands of lives as Kabul was falling under the Taliban in Afghanistan. Shiv Shanker Nair,...

Holidaymaker hospitalised for and left with plaster cast after suffering fish bite in Costa Blanca waters

A SPANISH holidaymaker has suffered a partially-severed tendon in her leg after she was bitten by a mystery fish in Costa Blanca waters. The...

Costa Blanca property builders in Spain chase Belgian buyers who like teleworking

COSTA Blanca property developers have launched a charm offensive to woo Belgian house buyers by saying the region is an ideal base for working...

Cyclists are breaking rules and endangering public on Spain’s Costa Blanca, say British expats

‘An unpopular measure as people use the promenade for mobility and not as a race path’

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