Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Parents fined after seven minors caught near natural park without sanitary protection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PARENTS have been fined after seven minors were caught by Denia Policia Local in contravention of Spain's coronavirus lockdown regulations.

Benidorm politician slams Spanish government for ‘scaring tourists away’ with two-week quarantine for international travellers

TOURISM spokesman for the Partido Popular Agustin Almodobar has accused the Spanish government of 'scaring away' tourists. It...

Torrevieja distributes 2,000 food parcels to needy on Spain’s Costa Blanca amid coronavirus crisis

TORREVIEJA has seen an extraordinary campaign of kindness emerge during the coronavirus crisis. During the last week, its Social...

Burglar arrested after pinching €3,000 of goods from Costa Blanca villa and accidentally leaving behind police fine with his...

A DOZY burglar has been arrested after he dropped a police fine containing his details in a house in Elche, on Spain's...

WELL HEELED: Woman wins €8,101 from Valencia’s Town Hall after stiletto got stuck in paving stones

A WOMAN has won €8,101 from Valencia's Town Hall after her stiletto heel got stuck between paving stones in the Plaça del...

Valencia minister warns ‘don’t let your guard down’ as rest of region enters Phase 1 of Spain’s coronavirus de-escalation...

VALENCIA had started last week divided into five separate blocks as the region was split between Phase 0 and 1 of the...

Spanish airports see 99% drop in passengers in April

AIRPORTS belonging to the AENA Group suffered a 99% year-on-year drop in passengers in April, figures have revealed.

How are Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds Taxed?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons)Managing PartnerChorus Financial MANY of you will have explored your options for investing as...

Rest of Valencia region will enter Phase 1 of Spain’s coronavirus de-escalation plan, sources claim

THE entire region of Valencia will move into Phase 1 from Monday, El Mundo sources have claimed.

Thief caught red-handed burglarising FOURTH Costa Blanca villa was also wanted on Spain’s Costa del Sol

GUARDIA Civil have arrested a Russian man as he was burglarising a fourth house in as many days on the Costa Blanca.

Two arrested for drive-by killing of British man on Spain’s Costa del Sol

TWO people have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a British businessman on the Costa del Sol.

Emu left homeless on Costa Blanca after owner dies from coronavirus

AN emu has become the latest victim of coronavirus. The flightless bird has been left...

‘SHOP LOCAL’: Costa Blanca resort launches campaign to keep smaller businesses afloat after lockdown

GUARDAMAR del Segura council has launched a plan to boost its lockdown-stricken economy with a campaign encouraging people to shop locally.

Specsavers Spain reopens after lockdown with multiple health measures and priority bookings for over 65s

SPECSAVERS Ópticas has reopened all nine of their Spanish stores this week, with customers’ safety being made as important as their eye-care.

11 cybercriminals cuffed in Spain’s Valencia, Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca for ‘CEO sting’ which scammed more than €2.4...

Investigators claim the detainees took part in a 'CEO sting' which asked high ranking employees to transfer money

Horse rescue centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca facing multiple challenges during lockdown

COSTA Blanca's Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre, like so many others, is continuing to battle through the impact of the restrictions due...

British expat banned from bar after trying to ‘hug and kiss’ people on first night of Phase 1 of...

A POPULAR pub near Costa Blanca’s La Finca golf course had to ban a British woman on the very first day of...

Stray cats more at risk during coronavirus lockdown, says rescue centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca as it pleads for...

BIG Red's Animal Rescue Centre in Almoradi, Costa Blanca South, has at least nine cats that will need new homes from the...

Clean-up starts for blocked flood defence system in Spain’s Costa Blanca

NINE months after storms and floods devastated huge areas of the Costa Blanca, one of the area’s main flood defences is to...

Idealista notes 14.6% uptick in online searches for house with a pool – despite being on nationwide lockdown

SPANISH property site Idealista has registered a 14.6% monthly year-on-year increase in online searches for a house with a pool – despite...

Father and stepmother arrested in Portugal after body of girl, 9, found in forest

A FATHER and stepmother in Portugal have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the death their nine-year-old daughter.  Judicial Police cuffed the pair in...

Valenciana health minister blasts how region has essentially been split in half after only certain districts permitted entry into...

DESPITE positive recovery data coming from its health ministry only parts of the Valencia region can go to Phase 1 status tomorrow.

Police call out ‘barbaric’ traps on cycle path in Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWISTED pranksters have been laying dangerous traps for cyclists in Albacete.  TRAP: Barbed wire trap for cyclists

IN PICS: Shoppers at Costa Blanca street markets show ‘respect, co-operation and good humour’ in return to ‘some form...

COSTA Blanca shoppers did themselves proud as Spain’s de-escalation plans brought in the reopening of many of the region’s street markets this...

Radio station offers free advertising as part of de-escalation ‘party’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COMMUNITY radio station based in Costa Blanca’s Ciudad Quesada is offering FREE advertising to help the region’s business community start up...

President of Spain’s Valencia region insists ‘we are ready for Phase 1’ of coronavirus deescalation plan on Monday

VALENCIA president Ximo Puig is confident the region is more than ready for the next stage of the COVID-19 de-escalation plan.

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