Saturday, July 11, 2020

Costa Blanca

Javea Connect admin Loraine Gostling reveals her moonlighting as a pantomime actress as Adrian: A Fairytale of Happing Endings...

This week, I am removing my Javea Connect hat and becoming a little more fruity with you all! When...

Costa Blanca mayors accused of ‘disobedience’ over withholding reports on river pollution and dumping of waste

BOTH Benijofar and Formentera del Segura councils are being threatened with prosecution over withholding information requests. The Catalan Ombudsman...

As miracle pig Rupert falls ill with cystitis, a vet brings an importance message to pot-bellied pig owners in...

RUPERT the miracle pig, who made frontpage of the Olive Press last August, fell ill with cystitis, and by pure chance his...

Former employees of British-run financial scam testify company’s boss knowingly put up to €35 million of client’s pension pots...

FORMER employees of a British-run financial scam have testified the company's boss knowingly put up to €35 million of client's pension pots...

Coronavirus reaches Murcia region – first victim linked to Madrid trip.

THIS MORNING, the Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in the Region of Murcia. A 27-year-old...

Block of flats evacuated in Spain’s Costa Blanca as man torches car in botched insurance scam

MORE THAN €18,000 worth of damage was caused by a Romanian man who torched his own car for the insurance.

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE NINTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now.

First THREE Coronavirus victims in Costa Blanca South are found – here’s where they are

THE first three Coronavirus cases have been reported in the south of the Costa Blanca, taking the total number in Spain to...

IN PICS: 10 hilarious memes attempting to bring comic relief to the coronavirus outbreak

THE internet can be a depressing and scary place, especially amid a global epidemic such as the ongoing coronavirus.  But there will always be jokers...

AMAZING VIDEO: Massive Mexican drugs haul found in Spain’s Alicante, buried in 25 ton marble blocks

A RECORD-BREAKING haul of hidden narcotics was recovered by Spanish authorities this week, buried within massive blocks of marble.

Open invite to one of the world’s Top 10 St Patrick’s Day Celebrations – here on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA hosts one of the biggest St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the entire world, and Olive Press readers have an open...

CLIMATE WARNING: Half of world’s sandy beaches could disappear by end of century say scientists, threatening Spain’s Costa del...

SCIENTISTS have released a new study suggesting 50% of the world's sandy beaches could vanish by 2100 if nothing is done to curb climate...

From East coast to Med coast – how Brit couple made Our Plaice like ‘home’ to a whole community

BRITISH expat, Jim Barclay, had been retired and living in Spain for less than a year when he started looking for a...

COVID-19: Should you cancel your travel plans to Spain?

THERE are currently no travel bans or warnings specifically against visiting Spain.  While the country has now surpassed 120 cases, the UK Foreign Office has...

Costa councillor asks Brits to consider leaving UK to inject ‘new blood’ into one specific local industry

SOME of the consequences of the UK leaving the EU with a deal on January 31 were the assurances to Brits living...

Orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S met office AEMET has today issued an orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds battering the Costa Blanca.

Valencian coronavirus superspreader says he feels ‘racked with guilt’ and spends isolation time awaiting results of colleagues and friends

THE Valencian journalist in isolation at Valencia's Hospital Clínico since Thursday has said he feels 'racked with guilt' after infecting numerous people...

Spain’s Murcia region has a potential epidemic more contagious than Coronavirus, claim business leaders.

THE CORONAVIRUS is one thing, but the Costa Calida will soon suffer from an even more contagious epidemic, according to important business...

Fake contracts allegedly sold for €1700 so non-EU ‘workers’ could get Spanish residencia and claim benefits in Alicante region

FALSE employment contracts were allegedly sold by a group of Alicante fraudsters so others could claim Spanish residencia and benefits.

Costa Calida group threaten to move ‘heaven and earth’ in Mar Menor protest, demanding ‘respect and dignity’

RESIDENTS at the southern end of the protected Mar Menor lagoon have planned a peaceful march in protest at the conditions of...

Three kids stab and rob British tourist in Spain’s Costa Blanca whilst filming attack on their phones

A BRITISH tourist was stabbed, robbed and hospitalised by three children, recording attack on their phones. The trio were...

Hundreds mourn passing of Costa Blanca ‘whirlwind’ and fundraiser, married only three months earlier

COSTA BLANCA said a big “¡Hasta luego!” to one of it's best-known entertainers, this week. Family and friends of...

Door-to-door rubbish collection considered ‘pioneering’ in Spanish Costa Blanca town

PILAR de la Horadada council has chosen its own San Isidro neighbourhood to pilot a door-to-door rubbish collection scheme.

Costa Blanca nudist resort gets hands-on to maintain ‘virgin and natural beaches’

GUARDAMAR del Segura council have pledged that 7km of the town’s beaches will be cleaned by hand from tomorrow, March 1.

Child pornography gang operating across NINE Spanish provinces arrested – one with sexually explicit images of babies

NATIONAL POLICE have detained 15 people across Spain who owned and distributed child pornography through social media. One of...

FOLLOW COSTA BLANCA

1,121FansLike
1,374FollowersFollow
132FollowersFollow
7,043FollowersFollow
285FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE COSTA BLANCA