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FIGHTING BACK: One British pensioner ‘broke arm’ of mugger while another ‘threatened’ one ‘with a rock’ among string of...

TWO British pensioners have revealed how they fought back against ‘hugger muggers’ on the Costa Blanca. Edward Broadbent, 79, threatened a woman ‘with a rock’...

TOP OF THE TIPPLES: Check out our connoisseur’s guide to 10 of the best-scoring Spanish wines

Would you pay €1,000 for a bottle of Manzanilla from Jerez?

Most Wanted British ‘killer’ allegedly spotted in Spain during Champions League final in Madrid

The sighting comes after former Scotland Yard detective Peter Bleksley launched a fresh campaign to catch the alleged killer after 14 years on the run

‘Law is not functioning’ as more families flee urbanisation in Denia suffering ‘VIOLENT’ take over by ‘gypsies’ and squatters

ANOTHER two families have fled an urbanisation that descended into ‘hell’ after squatters began a ‘violent coup d’etat’ five years ago. A retired German couple...

Boy, 6, CURED of cancer thanks to new gene therapy in Spain returns home to Costa Blanca

The treatment will give hope to many families in Spain given that acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children

Young Brit plunges from Magaluf balcony becoming second to fall to death in Spain this week

Guardia Civil reportedly had to wake the man’s friends to break the news, they were sleeping and knew nothing of the tragic incident

Inside Spain’s new high-tech cop cars being rolled out across Malaga, Valencia and Mallorca

The new Toyota Prius + cars have been specially equipped with three state-of-the-art cameras, capable of checking 400 license plates against the stolen database per minute

WARNING: SIM-swap fraud which sees victims lose tens of thousands of euros on the rise in Spain

They will then use the victim's bank details to transfer money or purchase items or even request loans worth tens of thousands of euros

Police smash violent luxury carjacking ring behind string of violent robberies on Spain’s costas

The group had a clear modus operandi with all their robberies occurring in public and in a short period of time, never more than three minutes

FIND HIM: Briton launches appeal to locate long lost dad with links to Benidorm and southern Spain

The only photos he has of his possible father are from Bobby’s Bar in Benidorm in 1965

British holidaymaker falls from 15th floor of Benidorm apartment block

A BRITISH holidaymaker has died after falling from the 15th floor of his apartment block in Benidorm. Colin McGarry from Belfast, died at around 1.45...

Saharan blast to push temperatures up to ’33 degrees’ on the Costa Blanca this Wednesday

A BLAST of air from the Sahara desert will push temperatures up to 33 degrees this week on the Costa Blanca. Temperatures will peak on...

Woman in hospital after stung in the face by Portuguese man o’ war on the Costa Blanca

A WOMAN has been stung in the face by a Portuguese man o’ war after she went swimming on the Costa Blanca. The middle-aged woman...

Three Costa Blanca towns named among Spain’s 50 poorest municipalities

SIX municipalities in Alicante have been named in the list of Spain’s 50 poorest areas, according to Spain’s National Institute of Statistics. Almoradi was ranked...

Alicante airport reopened after private plane crashed upon landing

ALICANTE airport has reopened after a private plane crashed upon landing at 2pm this afternoon. The landing gear of the jet collapsed as it...

South American spider leaves man hospitalised for 10 DAYS after bitten walking dogs on the Costa Blanca

A MAN has been hospitalised for 10 days after being bitten by a venomous spider ‘15 times more toxic than a cobra’ on the...

Brit arrested with 10,000 date rape pills in carry-on luggage at Alicante airport

DATE rape drugs take away your freedom, until you take away the freedom of their traffickers. A British man has now been arrested after Guardia...

‘Hugger’ muggers arrested on the Costa Blanca after thieving expat’s €100,000 watch

TWO Romanians have been arrested in Benissa after they robbed a Dutch pensioner of his €100,000 watch. The pair, a 19-year-old girl and a 27-year-old...

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...

Woman arrested for letting dog starve to death on her balcony in Alicante

A WOMAN has been arrested after her dog starved to death trapped in a balcony on the Costa Blanca. The Spanish woman, 45, said the...

7 GOOD things the British have contributed to Spain

While we do we have many a moron - as does every country - Spain knows that we, too, have something to offer

Benidorm set to BAN boozy Brits in crackdown on drunken behaviour

BENIDORM is set to ban boozy Brits as authorities begin a crackdown on drunken behaviour. A blacklist will reportedly be handed out to bars, restaurants...

British lads guzzle Heineken through beer bong on flight to Benidorm as stewardess HELPS to hold it up

THIS is the moment a group of British lads used a beer bong on a flight from Stansted to the Costa Blanca. The boozers, headed...

Spain’s PSOE claim victory in historic EU ballot while Brexit party and Lib Dems surge in UK

The European results saw euro-sceptic parties gain ground and far-right Vox MEPs entered the EU parliament for the first time

The PP take control of the Costa Blanca, winning Alicante city, Benidorm and Torrevieja

SPAIN’S conservative party (PP) has come out on top of yesterday’s municipal elections in the province of Alicante. The PP won 595 councillor seats in...

Body of British diver, 69, recovered from seabed off coast of Murcia

THE Body of a British diver has been found 170ft underwater off the coast of Murcia. Phillip Evans, 69, got separated from his diving group...

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