Thursday, December 12, 2019

Costa Blanca

Alicante Airport pandemonium was just about worth it for an English bowl of jellied eels, writes Loraine Gostling

Oh well, it was only 55 minutes, so we could browse the Toblerone and smell the latest designer aromas at leisure in Duty Free

GHOSTA BLANCA: Illegal art exhibition takes over one of Spain’s most haunted buildings

ONE of Spain’s most-haunted buildings has become the scene of an illegal art exhibition by a notorious Swedish guerrilla artist.

Expat pensioners assaulted as luxury apartment block is ‘mobbed’ by squatters on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GROUP of British pensioners are pleading for help after their block of flats descended into ‘hell’ due to squatters.

WE’VE GOT THE POWER! :Expats fill up the ballot lists for vital local elections – in which FINALLY foreigners...

Hundreds of foreigners have been included on the various political party lists in a bid to become councillors

WARNING: Multi-day heatwaves and life threatening temperatures coming to Spain this summer

The high heat is forecast to arrive in June and will be much stronger than last year

Tourist dies after being hit by bus in Benidorm

A TOURIST has been killed after a bus ploughed into her on a pavement in Benidorm. The woman, of...

WATCH: Roads become rivers as hailstorm hits the Costa Blanca

https://www.facebook.com/meteorihuela/videos/488803415200233/?comment_id=2417739594945160&notif_id=1558467172353639&notif_t=comment_mention A VIOLENT hailstorm has turned the roads into rivers on the Costa Blanca. The...

ANOTHER British holidaymaker scammed as Spanish villa rental companies use SAME website under different names

CARBON COPY: Travel Vacation Tour and Dream Villas Spain appear to be using the the same website layouts

Benidorm pub SLAMMED for renting out midget

A PUB in Benidorm has been slammed for asking 'Wanna rent a midget??' on its street-front sign. Chaplins Bar,...

Irish fugitive dies in Benidorm after he stripped man naked, battered him and carved up his body in wheelie...

The victim, who was also bound in masking tape, and thus suffered PTSD, was only freed 12 hours later when a dog-walker heard his screams

Fraudsters ‘stole €8 million’ from holidaymakers in 2018 with SPAIN among ‘most affected’ countries

More than 5,000 people fell victims to holiday booking fraud last year, with losses totalling €8 million, new research suggests.

Tropical fish caught on Costa Blanca as experts fear Mediterranean temperature increase

A TROPICAL fish common to Indonesian waters has been caught off the Costa Blanca. The tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) was...

Pensioners fuming as £4,000 Benidorm hotel booking turned out to be a BUILDING SITE

FUMING: Betty Rickerby and Barbara Molloy spent three weeks in the half-built hotel in Benidorm TWO British pensioners...

Wife of crooked British fraudster mocks scam victims in holiday pic from Spain’s Costa Blanca

SCAM: The post came after her husband Barry Spearing (left) was jailed THE wife of a convicted fraudster...

British couple win €72,000 after retirement home never built by bankrupt Costa Blanca construction firm

SUCCESS: Richard and Pauline Pope were awarded €72,000 in an Alicante court A BRITISH family who lost their...

Rapist Jeffrey Waite JAILED over 40-year-old attacks following extradition from the Costa Blanca

CONVICTED: Jeffrey Waite was jailed for 16 years over rapes that happened 40 years ago A BRITISH man...

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

HALF FULL: Caffe Milano owners with revolutionary new cup A CAFE on the Costa Blanca has become the...

OPINION: Desperate British families losing thousands in Spain villa scams show that we need more dedicated fraud officers

Dedicated police officers need to be made available for these crimes, or at the very least a cyber crime hotline promising rapid action

OPINION: Are storm drains to blame for the severity of damage to British expat businesses in the Costa Blanca...

While many of us are still dealing with damp basements and insurance claims, we should take note of the municipal elections coming up on May 22

SEEN HIM? Ex-Scotland Yard detective launches Olive Press appeal to track down Most Wanted British ‘killer’ in southern...

COMING FOR YOU: Peter Bleksley launched a manhunt last month A LINKEDIN page under the name of ‘Kevin...

WASH OUT: Beloved English business Scallops still closed three weeks after Costa Blanca town’s worst flooding in 62 years

RUINED: Scallops owners Gary Payne with kitchen equipment destroyed in the flood ©TheOlivePress ONE of the Costa Blanca’s...

IN PICS: The property portfolios of Spain’s political leaders

As the dust settles on last month’s snap election, we take a look at the property portfolios of Spain’s political supremos

The Olive Press helps take legal action after ANOTHER British victim loses €6,000 on a bogus villa on the...

FAKE NEWS: The villa as seen on website dreamvillasspain.com THE Olive Press is helping victims take legal action...

REVEALED: How Lewis Hamilton’s new flame Cindy Kimberly came from a tough Costa Blanca upbringing and grew up an...

BEFORE AND AFTER: 'Normal' teen Cindy on the Costa Blanca (top) just four years before a private jet getaway with Formula...

Cruising along the Costa Blanca can be more terrifying than you think, writes Loraine Gostling

I had never been a risk-taker, I was pretty comfortable financially, I liked my job and everything in life was settled and safe, but just a little boring

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