Sunday, July 12, 2020

Costa Blanca

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...

Drivers put ‘at serious risk’ in Spain’s Costa Blanca, by frauds cheating driving exams

TWO young Alicante men were arrested for cheating and representing others during the theory part of their driving exam, earlier this month.

Apartment owner defrosts rack of RIBS on washing line as residents panic call police over ‘drops of blood’ on...

DEFROSTING a rack of veal ribs on the washing line may have seemed a neat idea at the time.

Electric scooter rider first in Murcia to face prison or fine for breaking new traffic laws introduced across Spain...

PRISON could be the punishment for the first electric scooter rider in Murcia to be charged under traffic laws introduced across Spain...

Gang of five dangerous robbers arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE arrests were carried out in El Pilar de la Horadada and Torrevieja for numerous robbery offences this week.

Valencian Community worst hit region in Spain as coronavirus cases quadruple to eight overnight

CORONAVIRUS cases in the Valencian Community have jumped to eight following the region's first outbreak, largely due to travellers from Italy.

‘FLY HIGH COMRADE’: Pilot killed in plane crash in sea off Spain’s La Manga

He had more than 2,000 hours of flight experience in different squadrons of the Air Force

Spanish online sellers flogging Dean Koontz novel at €50 EACH amidst claims 1981 novel ‘predicted coronavirus’

ENTREPRENEURIAL online salesman in Spain are selling a Dean Koontz novel at €50 each amid claims the 1981 book 'predicted coronavirus'.

Cherry blossom in Valencia’s Marina Alta named as most beautiful in all of Spain

CHERRY blossom in the Valencian Community's Marina Alta region has been named as the most beautiful in all of Spain.

Valencian Coronavirus patient, age 31, says he feels ‘f**king brilliant’ as stats reveal low death rates for patients with...

THE Valencian Community's first coronavirus patient has said he feels 'f**king brilliant' as he told his family 'not to worry' about him.

REVEALED: Andalucia has one of the worst salaries in Spain as new figures show people earned more 10 YEARS...

ANDALUCIA is among the worst paying regions in Spain, new figures have revealed.  According to the Adecco Group, while wages in the southernmost region rose...

Olympic qualifier moved to Spain’s Costa Blanca over coronavirus concerns

An Olympic qualifying event due to be held in a Chinese city has been relocated to Spain due to the outbreak of coronavirus

TODDLER being tested for coronavirus on Spain’s Costa Blanca while Italy confirms first child cases

A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy is being tested for coronavirus on the Costa Blanca.  The toddler was isolated at Denia Hospital yesterday after presenting with symptoms of...

Costa Blanca resort shows ‘clear commitment’ to environment with new electric vehicles and free charging points for residents

GUARDAMAR del Segura has invested €80,000 in the acquisition of two electric vehicles, designed to collect household waste from local residents.

British Expats are Keeping their Traditions Alive in Spain

It’s a traditionally British thing to uphold traditional British activities regardless of where in the world the British find themselves. As such, it shouldn’t...

BREAKING: Confirmed coronavirus case in Spain’s Valencia region while wife of Italian doctor also tests positive in Tenerife

AN individual has tested positive for the coronavirus in the Valenciana Community in eastern Spain.  Health officials have confirmed that the patient has been isolated...

Nine out of ten people in Spain’s Costa Blanca support ban on fruit machines

OVERWHELMING support for a ban on fruit machines comes from Costa Blanca people, according to one local radio station.

REVEALED: The protocol in place to battle coronavirus on Spain’s Costa del Sol and what to do if you...

WHILE Malaga has yet to see anyone test positive for the coronavirus, that doesn't mean it is not on high alert. The region is in...

IN PICS: Fiesta season kicks off in Spain’s Costa Blanca with free fun in the sun

FORMENTERA DEL SEGURA was one of many places on the Costa Blanca that enjoyed a carnival atmosphere, this weekend.

Spain’s Costa Blanca is home to the one of the longest aqueducts in the world

Originally, the aqueduct ran for 98 kilometres from the coastal city of Valencia to the Tuejar river

Group of Costa Blanca mayors demand that busy N-332 road is raised to prevent ‘new catastrophes’ in flood-hit region

FIVE Costa Blanca mayors are demanding quick and urgent solutions to flood prevention in the Vega Baja basin. 

Robbers caught short in Murcia bar – three arrested whilst going equipped

POLICE have caught a trio of thieves red-handed robbing a Murcia bar in the early hours of Monday, February 17. 

Popular Costa Blanca entertainer dies of suspected heart attack before gig

DEAN ALEXANDA, expat radio presenter and Costa Blanca entertainer, shocked fans and family when he suddenly collapsed and died last night.

FIND HIM: Spain asks British police to help track down rapist and killer of three teenage girls in infamous...

SPAIN has officially asked for collaboration with the UK authorities to track down a fugitive who raped and murdered three girls in Valencia back...

BREAKING: British expat in isolation over possible coronavirus infection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

UPDATE: Doctors have told the patient they do not have coronavirus after carrying out chest x-ray A BRITISH expat has been placed in isolation ahead...

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

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