Friday, August 14, 2020

Costa Blanca

Open invite to one of the world’s Top 10 St Patrick’s Day Celebrations – here on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA hosts one of the biggest St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the entire world, and Olive Press readers have an open...

CLIMATE WARNING: Half of world’s sandy beaches could disappear by end of century say scientists, threatening Spain’s Costa del...

SCIENTISTS have released a new study suggesting 50% of the world's sandy beaches could vanish by 2100 if nothing is done to curb climate...

From East coast to Med coast – how Brit couple made Our Plaice like ‘home’ to a whole community

BRITISH expat, Jim Barclay, had been retired and living in Spain for less than a year when he started looking for a...

COVID-19: Should you cancel your travel plans to Spain?

THERE are currently no travel bans or warnings specifically against visiting Spain.  While the country has now surpassed 120 cases, the UK Foreign Office has...

Costa councillor asks Brits to consider leaving UK to inject ‘new blood’ into one specific local industry

SOME of the consequences of the UK leaving the EU with a deal on January 31 were the assurances to Brits living...

Orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S met office AEMET has today issued an orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds battering the Costa Blanca.

Valencian coronavirus superspreader says he feels ‘racked with guilt’ and spends isolation time awaiting results of colleagues and friends

THE Valencian journalist in isolation at Valencia's Hospital Clínico since Thursday has said he feels 'racked with guilt' after infecting numerous people...

Spain’s Murcia region has a potential epidemic more contagious than Coronavirus, claim business leaders.

THE CORONAVIRUS is one thing, but the Costa Calida will soon suffer from an even more contagious epidemic, according to important business...

Fake contracts allegedly sold for €1700 so non-EU ‘workers’ could get Spanish residencia and claim benefits in Alicante region

FALSE employment contracts were allegedly sold by a group of Alicante fraudsters so others could claim Spanish residencia and benefits.

Costa Calida group threaten to move ‘heaven and earth’ in Mar Menor protest, demanding ‘respect and dignity’

RESIDENTS at the southern end of the protected Mar Menor lagoon have planned a peaceful march in protest at the conditions of...

Three kids stab and rob British tourist in Spain’s Costa Blanca whilst filming attack on their phones

A BRITISH tourist was stabbed, robbed and hospitalised by three children, recording attack on their phones. The trio were...

Hundreds mourn passing of Costa Blanca ‘whirlwind’ and fundraiser, married only three months earlier

COSTA BLANCA said a big “¡Hasta luego!” to one of it's best-known entertainers, this week. Family and friends of...

Door-to-door rubbish collection considered ‘pioneering’ in Spanish Costa Blanca town

PILAR de la Horadada council has chosen its own San Isidro neighbourhood to pilot a door-to-door rubbish collection scheme.

Costa Blanca nudist resort gets hands-on to maintain ‘virgin and natural beaches’

GUARDAMAR del Segura council have pledged that 7km of the town’s beaches will be cleaned by hand from tomorrow, March 1.

Child pornography gang operating across NINE Spanish provinces arrested – one with sexually explicit images of babies

NATIONAL POLICE have detained 15 people across Spain who owned and distributed child pornography through social media. One of...

Drivers put ‘at serious risk’ in Spain’s Costa Blanca, by frauds cheating driving exams

TWO young Alicante men were arrested for cheating and representing others during the theory part of their driving exam, earlier this month.

Apartment owner defrosts rack of RIBS on washing line as residents panic call police over ‘drops of blood’ on...

DEFROSTING a rack of veal ribs on the washing line may have seemed a neat idea at the time.

Electric scooter rider first in Murcia to face prison or fine for breaking new traffic laws introduced across Spain...

PRISON could be the punishment for the first electric scooter rider in Murcia to be charged under traffic laws introduced across Spain...

Gang of five dangerous robbers arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE arrests were carried out in El Pilar de la Horadada and Torrevieja for numerous robbery offences this week.

Valencian Community worst hit region in Spain as coronavirus cases quadruple to eight overnight

CORONAVIRUS cases in the Valencian Community have jumped to eight following the region's first outbreak, largely due to travellers from Italy.

‘FLY HIGH COMRADE’: Pilot killed in plane crash in sea off Spain’s La Manga

He had more than 2,000 hours of flight experience in different squadrons of the Air Force

Spanish online sellers flogging Dean Koontz novel at €50 EACH amidst claims 1981 novel ‘predicted coronavirus’

ENTREPRENEURIAL online salesman in Spain are selling a Dean Koontz novel at €50 each amid claims the 1981 book 'predicted coronavirus'.

Cherry blossom in Valencia’s Marina Alta named as most beautiful in all of Spain

CHERRY blossom in the Valencian Community's Marina Alta region has been named as the most beautiful in all of Spain.

Valencian Coronavirus patient, age 31, says he feels ‘f**king brilliant’ as stats reveal low death rates for patients with...

THE Valencian Community's first coronavirus patient has said he feels 'f**king brilliant' as he told his family 'not to worry' about him.

REVEALED: Andalucia has one of the worst salaries in Spain as new figures show people earned more 10 YEARS...

ANDALUCIA is among the worst paying regions in Spain, new figures have revealed.  According to the Adecco Group, while wages in the southernmost region rose...