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Benidorm mayor slams discrimination against bars and restaurants in Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Perez, has attacked new COVID-19 restrictions on the Costa Blanca where nightlife businesses can now stay open until 3.00 am but...

Six hooded men assault Alicante area female security officer over prison misconduct probe in Spain

AN Alicante Province prison security chief was assaulted by six hooded men after receiving threats last week over a misconduct inquiry involving three wardens. The...

Weekend COVID-19 cases fall by 40% in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections reported another significant fall in the Valencian Community today(September 6) to go down by 40% on last Monday's total. The news came...

COVID-19 curfews are scrapped as nightlife late openings are permitted in Costa Blanca area of Spain

CURFEWS in 68 Valencian Community municipalities have been ended by Valencian president, Ximo Puig. Current rules to stop the spread of COVID-19 expire at 11.59...

Serbian fugitive robber of German bank machines is caught in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A Serbian man wanted for stealing over €226,000 from German ATM machines has been arrested in Alicante. The 34-year-old had been on the run for...

Urgent appeal for witnesses to hit & run at busy roundabout on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA Local Police have issued an urgent appeal for public collaboration to find the driver of a distinctive motorcycle, after a cyclist was run...

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Latest COVID-19 case numbers for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

582 new coronavirus infections were reported today(September 3) in the Valencian Community. The latest health ministry figures continue an impressive downward trend in COVID-19 cases. Today's...

Appointment-free COVID-19 vaccinations starting next week in Costa Blanca area of Spain

MASS vaccination centres in the Valencian Community will offer 'drop-in' COVID-19 inoculations from next Tuesday(September 7). Valencian Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, announced the news today...

Controversial housing development allowed on ‘virgin’ stretch of the Costa Blanca in Spain

ORIHUELA council has voted for controversial plans to build 2,274 homes at Cala Mosca. The area has been described as the last 'virgin' beach area...

Fraudsters scammed bank customers to steal PIN numbers for ATM withdrawals in Costa Blanca area of Spain

TWO men have been arrested in Dolores on 25 counts of bank fraud. They illegally obtained PIN numbers which were used in ATMs across Alicante...

Fire crew hoist overweight man out of Costa Blanca apartment window in Spain

FIREFIGHTERS had to call in a special crane to rescue an overweight man trapped in his Torrevieja home. The 185 kilo(27 stone) resident lives in...

The most dangerous roundabout is revealed in Costa Blanca area of Spain

ROUNDABOUTS in Alicante Province are responsible for 14.65% of the region's accidents that lead to death and injuries, according to a new report. Alicante City's...

EXCLUSIVE: Grieving expat son starts pressure group with fellow victims of ‘criminal neglect’ at hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH expat whose mother died after weeks of ‘criminal neglect’ and ‘abuse’ by staff at Torrevieja Hospital is convinced she’s one of many...

COVID-19 case numbers continue dropping in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infection totals have notched up another weekly and daily fall in the Valencian Community. 702 new cases were reported today, compared to 836 infections...

Man seriously injured after angry roommates throw him out of apartment window on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR Alicante housemates got into an argument which saw one of them thrown out of a second-floor apartment window. Three Algerian men, two aged 21...

Robbers used ‘military tactics’ to steal from foreign tourists at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THREE men donned disguises and deployed military-style tactics to steal from foreign tourists arriving at Alicante-Elche airport. The Kosovo-Albanian trio used their past military training...

COVID-19 cases maintain reduced totals in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

748 new coronavirus cases were reported today(September 1) in the Valencian Community, compared to 1,059 a week ago. Back on August 4, the daily total...

Property buyers with big pockets should go to Javea which has Costa Blanca’s most expensive road

JAVEA has kept its record as having the most expensive road for property buyers in the Valencian Community. The annual Idealista survey says the scenic...

Tourist beach pest used tiny camera to record and stalk a woman on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ELCHE police have arrested a man who stalked a woman around a popular tourist beach on the southern Costa Blanca. The 42-year-old used a hidden...

Tax Deadline Looms For Non-Resident Property Owners

The clock is ticking for all non-resident owners of property in Spain to pay their annual taxes – even if they do not generate...

Father attacks young daughter and police after loud music blares out of Costa Blanca apartment in Spain

AN Elche man assaulted his young daughter and police officers after a complaint about loud music. The 37-year-old father was arrested by Elche's Policia Local...

EXCLUSIVE: British pensioner handcuffed to hospital bed and ‘abused’ in her final days, say expat family on Spain’s Costa...

AN ELDERLY expat was needlessly tied to her bed before enduring a ‘humiliating and agonising death’ in Torrevieja Hospital, her family claim. Kathleen Marshall was...

Booze and drug-fuelled Volvo driver in high speed trip on wrong side of Costa Blanca highway in Spain

A drunk and drugged up Costa Blanca driver drove for 50 kilometres on the wrong side of a dual carriageway. The motorist, 34, hit a...

Falling COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE coronavirus health situation is maintaining its significant improvement in the Valencian Community. Lower infections and reduced hospital admissions are continuing days before the regional...

Summer holiday bookings were ‘better than expected’ in Costa Blanca area of Spain

SUMMER holiday bookings in the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community were up to 30% higher than in 2020, according to Valencia's general director...

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Six new hiking routes for trekking enthusiasts in Spain’s Alicante

SIX new trails have opened up for hiking enthusiasts in Alicante. As of this Sunday, September 26, the Hiking Programme 'Walking with the Provincial Council'...

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