Monday, December 9, 2019

Costa Blanca

MI CASA: Expats choose crystal Mediterranean waters and sunny shores as Alicante named province with most foreign house buyers...

EXPAT homeowners are flocking to the crystal Mediterranean waters of Alicante as new figures reveal it as the province with the most...

90 km/h speed cameras branded ‘illegal’ after motoring association reveals law allowing cars to break speed limit when overtaking

SPAIN'S traffic regulator has come under fire after a motoring organisation claimed the country's 90 km/h speed cameras are issuing 'illegal' fines.

Fake women’s magazine containing domestic violence advice so ‘abusive partners won’t find out’ saves 24 women in Denia

THE crimped skirts, green smoothies and exercise tips look like the pages of any glossy women's magazine. But read...

Tropical breeze lifts November temperatures up to 24º this week on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Costa Blanca will be warmed by a tropical breeze this week lifting temperatures up to 24º until Sunday.

Sniffer dog leads police to secret false floor in boot of car as two Brits arrested on drug charges...

IT WAS like a Q Branch gadget from a James Bond film. But far from fighting evil villains,...

SIGN UP! Campaign to make Alicante the province with MOST HOLIDAYS in Europe as new petition demands December 4...

A PETITION is demanding a new holiday for the province of Alicante in honour of the city's patron Saint Barbara.

Gang leader who trafficked more than 100 migrants into Britain last year in ‘deadly’ freezing-cold refrigerated lorries is JAILED...

THE LEADER of a human trafficking gang that brought more than 100 migrants into the UK inside refrigerated lorries has been jailed...

NOT SO SLICK: Eight months prison for government mechanic who filched €1,800 using unauthorised fuel card on weekends in...

A GOVERNMENT mechanic has been sentenced to eight months prison for filling up his car using an unauthorised fuel card in Alicante.

¿QUE? New road marking reads SOTP instead of STOP at Costa Blanca T-junction

NEW road markings in a Costa Blanca town have come under fire after photographs surfaced of a T-junction reading 'SOTP' instead of...

Alicante conquers eastern Spain with 16 STARS in the Michelin Guide Spain & Portugal 2020 – find a restaurant...

ALICANTE has been crowned the gastronomy king of the Comunidad Valenciana with 16 Michelin stars. The province outshone Castellón...

Rojales can spend ‘much more’ than a now-promised €600,000 on Quesada if an estimated 19,000 expats get officially registered

IT’S ON - after years of complaints about perceived under-spending, Rojales Town Hall promises Olive Press that €600,000 will be spent in...

The Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out, here’s where to get your copy!

The Olive Press’s second Costa Blanca South and Murcia edition is out. From Mazarron to Gran Alicant and everywhere...

Costa Blanca people power prevents puppies perishing

HALF the dogs threatened with an ‘unknown future’ from the closure of a Costa Blanca refuge, have been re-homed after an Olive...

Hit the Tapas Trail in Torrevieja this weekend, 36 bars involved – download map here!

IF YOU missed out on the Tapas Trail in San Fulgencio at the weekend, you still have time to prepare for Torrevieja’s...

Vega Baja bounces back after recent floods with top tapas trail

ONLY two months after devastating floods wrecked hundreds of lives and even killed a local man, the Vega Baja town of San...

Court in Spain BANS Ryanair’s ‘abusive’ hand luggage fees

RYANAIR'S policy of charging a fee for hand luggage is 'abusive' and can no longer be applied in Spain, a court ruled today.  The decision...

‘Fit and healthy’ British man, 23, dies from meningitis after ‘dream holiday’ to Spain’s Costa Blanca before saving three...

The local lad's parents Del and Viv, both 52, believe the flight home from his Benidorm trip may have triggered the deadly infection

Mystery as Chinese trio – including pensioner – caught smuggling €1 MILLION in CASH into Spain’s Valencia

A TRIO of travellers have been arrested at a Valencia airport after trying to smuggle almost €1 million into the country.  The three passengers, from...

Costa Blanca canine crowned ‘the most beautiful dog in Spain’

AN ALMORADI dog named ‘A Blaser de Mil Lunas’, received the accolade of being named Spain’s most beautiful dog in his class.

Chronic shortages see patients treated ‘through pictures’ and MRI scans done ‘in a lorry in the carpark’ as demands...

DEMANDS to re-nationalise one of north Costa Blanca’s biggest hospitals are growing after exposes have revealed bizarre outsourcing practices.

Dozy burglar caught watching TV and sipping soft drink at mayor’s house in Denia

A DOZY burglar in Denia has been nabbed by police after he was caught watching television and drinking a soft drink at...

Denia composting plant on fire AGAIN as uncontrollable combustion releases very carbon procedure is supposed to recycle

EXASPERATION has returned to Denia as its municipal recycling plant is on fire AGAIN in what increasingly appears an annual tradition.

Valencian con artist lied his ‘brother was a policeman’ to win trust of unwary victims

A VALENCIAN con artist has been arrested after lying his 'brother was a policeman' to win the trust of unwary victims.

“F**king Nazi, no one will cry when they come for you.” Councillor’s fury as Vox in Denia refuse to...

VOX'S leader in Denia has reacted to accusations of being a 'f**king Nazi' after he refused to stand during a minute's silence...

Shoplifter hid leg of jamón in ‘baggy clothing’ before caught by undercover police in Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SHOPLIFTER has been charged with theft after undercover police caught her stealing a leg of jamón from a supermarket in Calpe.

Alicante airport named Spain’s most disruptive destination with boozy Brits blamed for 75% of airborne incidents

BOOZY Benidorm-bound Brits are back in the spotlight after figures revealed they have made Alicante airport Spain's most disruptive destination.

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