Friday, February 21, 2020

Costa Blanca

Pensioners fuming as £4,000 Benidorm hotel booking turned out to be a BUILDING SITE

FUMING: Betty Rickerby and Barbara Molloy spent three weeks in the half-built hotel in Benidorm TWO British pensioners...

Wife of crooked British fraudster mocks scam victims in holiday pic from Spain’s Costa Blanca

SCAM: The post came after her husband Barry Spearing (left) was jailed THE wife of a convicted fraudster...

British couple win €72,000 after retirement home never built by bankrupt Costa Blanca construction firm

SUCCESS: Richard and Pauline Pope were awarded €72,000 in an Alicante court A BRITISH family who lost their...

Rapist Jeffrey Waite JAILED over 40-year-old attacks following extradition from the Costa Blanca

CONVICTED: Jeffrey Waite was jailed for 16 years over rapes that happened 40 years ago A BRITISH man...

British cafe on the Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to ban single-use coffee cups

HALF FULL: Caffe Milano owners with revolutionary new cup A CAFE on the Costa Blanca has become the...

OPINION: Desperate British families losing thousands in Spain villa scams show that we need more dedicated fraud officers

Dedicated police officers need to be made available for these crimes, or at the very least a cyber crime hotline promising rapid action

OPINION: Are storm drains to blame for the severity of damage to British expat businesses in the Costa Blanca...

While many of us are still dealing with damp basements and insurance claims, we should take note of the municipal elections coming up on May 22

SEEN HIM? Ex-Scotland Yard detective launches Olive Press appeal to track down Most Wanted British ‘killer’ in southern...

COMING FOR YOU: Peter Bleksley launched a manhunt last month A LINKEDIN page under the name of ‘Kevin...

WASH OUT: Beloved English business Scallops still closed three weeks after Costa Blanca town’s worst flooding in 62 years

RUINED: Scallops owners Gary Payne with kitchen equipment destroyed in the flood ©TheOlivePress ONE of the Costa Blanca’s...

IN PICS: The property portfolios of Spain’s political leaders

As the dust settles on last month’s snap election, we take a look at the property portfolios of Spain’s political supremos

The Olive Press helps take legal action after ANOTHER British victim loses €6,000 on a bogus villa on the...

FAKE NEWS: The villa as seen on website dreamvillasspain.com THE Olive Press is helping victims take legal action...

REVEALED: How Lewis Hamilton’s new flame Cindy Kimberly came from a tough Costa Blanca upbringing and grew up an...

BEFORE AND AFTER: 'Normal' teen Cindy on the Costa Blanca (top) just four years before a private jet getaway with Formula...

Cruising along the Costa Blanca can be more terrifying than you think, writes Loraine Gostling

I had never been a risk-taker, I was pretty comfortable financially, I liked my job and everything in life was settled and safe, but just a little boring

Alicante is the second-dirtiest city in Spain, according to new research

Alicante came out worst in Spain for ‘rubbish left around containers’ and second-worst for ‘animal excrement’

Man arrested for murder on Costa Blanca after his wife found ‘suffocated’ and naked in bed with rose on...

She had denounced her husband in 2009 for an assault, and subsequently received a restraining order that expired in October 2010

Loraine in Spain

SO I sat myself down on Sunday evening and started to do my usual pondering on what I should write about in my column...

British mum SLATED for leaving cleaning staff used toiletries as a tip after Benidorm holiday

'DEMEANING': The toiletries left by British holidaymaker A BRITISH holidaymaker has been branded 'demeaning' after tipping cleaning staff...

VOX candidate for Benidorm mayor booted out after revealing he received two-year sentence for domestic violence last February

FOUND OUT: David Pérez Brigido, third from right, was sentenced to two years in February VOX'S top candidate...

Passenger ferry that killed sperm whale ‘did not know’ it was stuck to the stern until docking in Valencia

LEVIATHAN: The whale was found in the Poniente Quay of Valencia's port A PASSENGER ferry has killed a...

British families scammed out of thousands from fake holiday rental sites on Spain’s Costa Blanca and Mallorca

Professional chocolate taster Angus Kennedy discovered a German man living at the Mallorcan villa he had booked through Dream Villas Spain

Seize the Day

I PONDER a lot. I waste time on musings and wondering about stuff, and try to look at things from different points of view,...

WATCH: Videos pour in as ‘gota fria’ drenches Javea and Denia on Spain’s Costa Blanca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=7r1_7Zokq9w BIBLICAL: Heavy rains have hit the eastern coast of Spain during Semana Santa A RED alert warning...

Marina Alta on RED ALERT as heavy rains cause flash floods along Spain’s Costa Blanca

https://twitter.com/aemet_esp/status/1120077716693356544?s=12&fbclid=IwAR1n4VJYnxEJ2mJcdTMRMZmmjJ4rfc7ee9O38CjzWny1j85OoMt0GXZF3-U THE Marina Alta and La Sofar comarca's on Spain's Costa Blanca have been put on RED ALERT...

‘Level 1 emergency’ declared as largest Easter storm in 73 years hits the Costa Blanca

https://www.facebook.com/proyectomastral/videos/850786591949136/ EMERGENCY: Torrevieja was the worst hit region, registering 200 litres/m2 WHAT was that saying about the rain in...

Health Agency issues warning that Dutch cookies containing CANNABIS are being accidentally sold to children across Spain

MUNCHIES: The cookies from Dutch brand Dr Greenlove contain '100% real cannabis bud' The Spanish Agency for Food...

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