Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Costa Blanca

Valencian homeowners open to fines up to €3,000 for leaving ‘puddles and standing water’ in gardens following new measures...

PUDDLES and standing water in containers will soon be subject to fines in Valencia as part of a raft of new measures...

FINALLY! Costa Blanca court orders eviction for ‘gypsies and squatters’ in apartment block where expat pensioners and Spanish...

VICTORY is soon at hand for homeowners in a Denia urbanisation that has been helpless before a five-year, violent occupation by gypsies...

SAVING THEIR BACON: Second pig in two months runs from slaughter and into Brit-run Costa Blanca animal shelter

THIS is the second pig to have trotted into a British-run rescue centre on the Costa Blanca. The Olive...

Dead turtle trapped in wooden pallet found off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DEAD turtle has been found trapped inside a wooden pallet off the Costa Blanca. The creature was discovered...

‘Public pressure’ sees private company with alleged policy of killing unwanted dogs lose tender with Costa Blanca town hall...

AN animal protector involving expat volunteers is set to win back a two-year contract with Denia town after losing to a company...

‘I’M WORRIED SICK’: Brit left with €40 to her name after ‘conman’ landlord changed locks to her newly renovated...

A BRITISH expat in Benidorm has been left with just ‘€40 euros to her name’ after an alleged conman changed the locks...

EXCLUSIVE: Passenger tells of ‘massive jolt’ as Balearia ferry hits rock at Denia port with panicked Brit holidaymakers asked...

SHIPWRECK: The Pinar del Rio stuck at the mouth of Denia port A PASSENGER on the Balearia ferry...

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...

Passenger ferry Balearia hits rocks off Costa Blanca port as everyone on board evacuated

A PASSENGER ferry with nearly 400 people on board has been evacuated after running aground in a Costa Blanca port.

Homes evacuated after ‘vegetation fire’ burning near Brit area in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOMES are being evacuated as a preventative measure after a fire was spotted in an area popular with British homeowners in Javea.

British air hostess arrested for being ‘drunk’ on EasyJet flight from Spain’s Costa Blanca

The Yorkshirewoman and her crew served passengers on the service, which took off at 11:40pm on Friday and landed at 1:10am UK time on Saturday

Irish boy, 3, has died following shock swimming pool accident in Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil have confirmed an Irish boy, aged 3, has died following a shock swimming pool accident in Alicante.

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...

Irish boy, 3, fighting for his life after nearly drowning in a swimming pool in Alicante

A THREE-year-old boy is in a critical condition after nearly drowning in a swimming pool accident in Alicante. Emergency...

Tourists ‘sprayed by cars’ as sewage pipe bursts at Costa Blanca beach resort releasing 56,000 litres of human waste

PEDESTRIANS were 'sprayed by cars' after a sewage pipe burst at La Zenia beach resort releasing 56,000 litres of stinking human waste.

‘WE ALL NEED FIRST AID TRAINING’: Mum’s plea as daughter, 4, saved by hungover lad on flight from Alicante

A MUM from Teesside has pleaded for people to 'be first aid trained' after her four-year-old daughter's life was saved on...

Valencian Community expects highest-temperatures EVER as whole region on weather alert this Friday

THE Valencian Community is expecting to see its temperature record broken today as the whole region is put on hot weather alert.

Stars and ensembles of crickets come complementary with the hand-made Mongolian yurts at Yurtas Pepita on the Costa Blanca

I was skeptical I would see any stars as I turned down the bumpy dirt tracks of Chella, just outside the 30,000-strong...

Girl, 14, leaps onto balcony clothesline screaming ‘my father wants to rape me’ before neighbours break down the door...

A TEENAGE girl has risked death by leaping onto a balcony clothesline from her fourth-floor apartment in Valencia. The...

Costa Blanca daredevil killed after parachute failed to open in 150ft fall from cement factory in Alicante

A DAREDEVIL who snuck into an Alicante cement factory in the dead of night to jump from a 150ft chimney died after...

Marbella waiter so ‘disgusted’ by ‘slave-like’ treatment of workers on Spain’s Costa del Sol he moved to UK to...

Jesus Herencias, who moved to the UK in 2004, said he tried to return to his hometown in 2016 but could not find decent employment

WATCH: Passengers use evacuation slides after British Airways plane fills with smoke and lands in Valencia

A BRITISH Airways plane has made an emergency landing in Valencia after smoke engulfed the entire cabin. https://twitter.com/MJGalindo/status/1158423753807859712

NOT TRUE: Costa Blanca councillor responds to accusations that Denia’s new dog shelter will be a ‘kill station’ for...

DENIA'S councillor for public safety has responded to claims the new municipal dog shelter will become a 'kill station'.

WHERE’S WILLY? British expat describes horror at finding ‘dead body’ by Costa Blanca bin before realising it was a...

A BRITISH expat has described her ‘shock’ at finding a bizarre ‘sex toy’ dumped by a Costa Blanca bin.

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.

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.

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