Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Costa Blanca

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to. There are even fewer you can insult a...

Expat ringleader of the horse meat scandal arrested on the Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil have arrested an expat for his responsibility in the biggest food scam in Europe - a.k.a. Horsegate, the horse meat...

Benidorm Town Hall requests Spanish government outlaw ‘shell game’ after Brit tourist battered in head for warning elderly passersby

THE three political parties elected to Benidorm's Town Hall have united to request Spain's Congress outlaw the roadside 'shell game'.

THIRD heatwave to hit the Costa Blanca this weekend with temperatures already reaching 40.7 degrees

A THIRD blast of hot Saharan air is expected to hit the Costa Blanca this weekend, with temperatures today already reaching 40.7...

Police smash violent luxury carjacking ring behind string of violent robberies on Spain’s costas

The group had a clear modus operandi with all their robberies occurring in public and in a short period of time, never more than three minutes

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week.

‘Law is not functioning’ as more families flee urbanisation in Denia suffering ‘VIOLENT’ take over by ‘gypsies’ and squatters

ANOTHER two families have fled an urbanisation that descended into ‘hell’ after squatters began a ‘violent coup d’etat’ five years ago.

British couple arrested for ‘leading’ huge marijuana network on Costa Blanca, caught with €216,000 of drugs including cannabis ‘jelly...

MASSIVE: Guardia Civil found three marijuana plantations in Torrevieja GUARDIA Civil have arrested 21 people for cultivating and...

FIND HIM: Briton launches appeal to locate long lost dad with links to Benidorm and southern Spain

The only photos he has of his possible father are from Bobby’s Bar in Benidorm in 1965

Spain’s first original Netflix documentary ‘The Alcassar Murders’ released detailing horrific 1992 triple homicide in Valencia

SPAIN’S first original Netflix documentary has been released detailing one of the country’s most horrific murder investigations. The Alcassar...

Brit suffered neck injury on Aqualandia’s Splash just a MONTH before David Briffaut, 23, was left paralysed

A BRITISH tourist has told the Olive Press how he suffered a neck injury just one month before David Briffaut was left...

Javea’s Cova Tallada to become first beach in Valencian Community with restricted visitor access due to tourism pressure

A CAVE in Javea will be the first beach in the Valencian Community to have its access restricted this summer.

Italian accused of raping 17-year-old British girl WALKS FREE from Valencian court as incident happened on Panamanian cruise ship

CRUISED THROUGH: Cruise liners docking in the Port of Valencia AN Italian accused of raping a 17-year-old British...

Girl of THREE among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted as Guardia Civil arrests Alicante-based trafficking gang

A GIRL aged three was among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted by boat when Guardia Civil arrested an Alicante-based trafficking gang this week.

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...

WATCH: Passengers use evacuation slides after British Airways plane fills with smoke and lands in Valencia

A BRITISH Airways plane has made an emergency landing in Valencia after smoke engulfed the entire cabin. https://twitter.com/MJGalindo/status/1158423753807859712

WATCH: British family with two toddlers ‘trapped’ for 12 hours as floodwaters smashed ground floor windows of Costa Blanca...

A BRITISH family holidaying with their two toddlers in Alicante have been rescued by the Spanish army following flash floods that left...

British-run transfer company on Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to upgrade VTC-licenced diesel minivan to dual fuel

A BRITISH-RUN transfer company on the Costa Blanca has been the ‘first in Spain’ to upgrade a VTC-licensed diesel car to dual...

Man kills ex-wife in front of kids before slaying her mum and sister in shocking machismo killing in Spain

It has since been revealed the couple were going through divorce proceedings, however police said there were no records of domestic violence complaints

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

WARNING: SIM-swap fraud which sees victims lose tens of thousands of euros on the rise in Spain

They will then use the victim's bank details to transfer money or purchase items or even request loans worth tens of thousands of euros

Dead turtle trapped in wooden pallet found off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DEAD turtle has been found trapped inside a wooden pallet off the Costa Blanca. The creature was discovered...

Thousands help rebuild Spain’s Costa Blanca after six die in floods following worst storm for 140 years

South East Spain starts to recover in short break from lethal floods and storms

WACKY RACES: Lorry driver SIX times over alcohol limit ends up in ditch with 18 tonnes of mandarins

THE FUTURE'S NOT ORANGE: The drive lost most of his haulage into the ditch, along with his licence

Brit hit by Fanta bottle lobbed from 7th story in Benidorm

A BRIT holidaymaker has been hit by a Fanta bottle launched from the seventh-floor of a Benidorm building.