Friday, July 10, 2020

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Storm Gloria beach damage raises questions as Costa Blanca resorts struggle to get ready for Easter Holidays

DAMAGE caused by the severe storm Gloria, which battered eastern Spain has sparked a debate about coastal management. Questions...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat, 59, arrested on suspicion of murdering partner in Moraira NAMED as owner of real estate business on...

THE Dutchman arrested on suspicion of murdering his partner and dumping her in a rubbish container in Moraira has been named as...

LETTER: Three tips to spot illegal UK to Spain pet transport operators

THE lamentable animal transport tale revealed by the Olive Press fills my heart with despair – despair because we have been here...

Dutch expat, 59, turns himself in after Romanian partner found decapitated in rubbish container in Teulada-Moraira on Spain’s Costa...

A DUTCH expat has handed himself in to Guardia Civil after confessing to decapitating and dumping his Romanian partner in a rubbish...

Policía Nacional agent saves a baby’s life after 20 minutes of CPR in Valencia

A POLICIA Nacional agent has saved a baby's life after administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 20 minutes in Valencia city.

URGENT: Costa Blanca council calls for volunteers to help clean local beach in second ‘Plastic Pick-Up’ TODAY

ORIHUELA City Council are calling on kind volunteers again to help clean one of their local beaches of plastic and rubbish washed...

Police investigate discovery of body dumped in rubbish container in Teulada-Moraira on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body dumped in a plastic rubbish container in Teulada-Moraira on Spain's Costa Blanca.

Campaign president fears Spanish is being ‘eliminated’ from Valencian Community schools as ‘Ley de Plurilingüismo’ due for September 2020...

SPANISH is the second most-widely spoken language in the world – yet it’s under threat of ‘elimination’ in its own homeland.

Two Costa Blanca hospitals show operation waiting times are HALF the regional average

WAITING lists at two of Costa Blanca’s largest hospitals are HALF the regional average, figures released today show.

Valentine surprise for 50 illegals in Costa Blanca town, as armed troops swoop

POLICE FORCES combined in Callosa de Segura to arrest 50 people for violation of the ‘Aliens Act’, on St Valentine’s Day.

Hundreds of families STILL getting help from Spanish Red Cross five months after Costa Blanca flooding

DESPITE devastating the region FIVE MONTHS ago, Spain’s Red Cross are still helping out families that were affected by the gota fria...

Two face jail over Spanish golf resort that became a €54 million swindle

TWO MEN allegedly involved in defrauding hundreds of overseas buyers and investors are facing up to seven years behind bars.

Costa Blanca cops find neighbour’s narcotics factory right under their noses

RAFAL Policia Local couldn’t believe their noses when the distinct aroma of marijuana wafted over one of their buildings in the Costa...

Spanish High Court rules that failed airport company must repay government €183m

THE SUPREME Court of Spain has ruled that the management company first contracted to build Corvera Airport, must repay €183 million of...

Leading telecom provider Telitec launches campaign to help ‘forgotten urbanisations’ in Spain gain fiber optic internet access

SPAIN’S leading independent provider of telecoms has launched a campaign to help neglected urbanisations get high-speed fiber optic internet access.

Three tips to avoid scams with British TV / IPTV in Spain

AS much as British expats love the Spanish sun, we miss our British TV. Which is why hundreds of...

Public AND private sector preventing pollution in Spain’s Costa Calida during 2020

MAJOR steps in preventing air pollution are being taken this year by both public and private entities in the Murcia region.

How one Costa Blanca industry is going nuts for global warming

THE WARMER climate is favouring at least one industry on the Costa Blanca. Almond growers have seen cultivation for...

REVEALED: British who own homes in Spain facing significant tax increase on rental profits post-Brexit transition

IT'S bad news for Brits who own homes in Spain and rent them out for extra cash or to help pay the bills. According to...

WATCH: Dozens of expats lead the way after Costa Blanca council sends out urgent plea for help in beach...

BRITISH and Irish expats, along with this newspaper, lead the way yesterday morning after Orihuela Costa council called out for volunteers to...

Valentine’s treat for Costa Blanca city as Madrid orchestra performs movie magic

TORREVIEJA Auditorium will see and hear some of cinema’s biggest hits come to musical life as Madrid’s Film Symphony Orchestra comes to...

Costa Blanca council seeks volunteers to help huge coastal clean-up of 15,000 plastic bottles

ORIHUELA COSTA is launching a huge clean-up campaign tomorrow to collect and recycle thousands of plastic bottles from their Playa Flamenca beaches.

PEOPLE POWER: Alleged burglar arrested after parking poorly in Costa Calida town

LOS NIETOS residents identified an alleged burglar as he attempted to retrieve his car from a tow truck on Saturday.

Body of missing British man Philip Pearce, 68, found near Benidorm graveyard

THE body of missing British man Philip Pearce, 68, has been found near a Benidorm graveyard. Policía Nacional told...

The Olive Press extends distribution into Costa Calida’s Mazarrón

FOR Olive Press readers wanting a hard copy of our newspaper in Costa Calida, we've partnered with two very well-known retailers in...

String of estate agents say Brexit clarity is bringing new hope to Costa Blanca market for 2020

CONFIDENCE if finally returning to the Costa Blanca property market The UK’s confirmed departure from the EU has led...

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