Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Helplines for elderly British expats in need of shopping, medicines or company during coronavirus lockdown in Spain’s Marina Alta

HELPLINES are available for elderly English-speaking expats in need of help during Spain's coronavirus lockdown. The numbers of volunteers,...

Fears internet and social media could COLLAPSE in Spain due to over usage during coronavirus lockdown as companies ask...

INTERNET and social media use have exploded in Spain as people begin a 15-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Operators warned today that 'telecommunications...

BREAKING: Ryanair ‘severely reduces’ flights to Spain amid coronavirus lockdown

RYANAIR will be reducing flights to Spain as the country embarks on a 15-day coronavirus lockdown. The Dublin-based carrier...

‘Please help us’: Urgent plea to Costa council, amid urbanisation becoming ‘ghost town’ during roadworks

CIUDAD QUESADA has been hit by a double-whammy that threatens the very existence of dozens of businesses. Even before...

BREAKING: UK warns against ALL travel to Spain as country readies for Italy-style lockdown

THE UK Foreign Office has advised against ALL travel to Spain as the country prepares for a nationwide shutdown beginning tomorrow.  Its advice wesbite cited...

Hairdressers and dry cleaners allowed to stay open during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown ‘to protect small businesses’

HAIRDRESSERS, dry cleaners and launderettes will be among the only businesses allowed to stay open during the 15 day coronavirus lockdown.  They join supermarkets, pharmacies...

EXPLAINED: All you need to know about Spain’s coronavirus lockdown – inc. freedom of movement, fines and military intervention

SPAIN will be on official lockdown from Monday at 8am and for at least 15 days.  That's the decision made by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro...

Benidorm Brits given 10pm curfew to be back in their hotel rooms

HOLIDAY-MAKERS in one Benidorm hotel have been told that they must be back in their rooms by 10pm, tonight.

WATCH: Police patrol Spain’s Costa Blanca with megaphones urging public to ‘restrict social activity’ as Valencian Community goes...

POLICE cars have been filmed patrolling Spain's Costa Blanca with a megaphone message urging the public to 'restrict social activity' as the...

WATCH: Panic buyers clear Costa Blanca supermarket minutes after opening as coronavirus lockdown grips Spain

Waiting for Supermarket to open in Javea, Costa Blanca at 9am, already some shelves were empty including pasta, toilet rolls and wipes. Ambulance awaits...

Tourists will ‘only be able to eat at hotels’ as Spain’s Valencian Community puts bars, restaurants and cafes on...

TOURISTS to the Valencian Community will have to eat at their hotels as region-wide measures to shut bars, restaurants and cafes come...

IN PICS: ‘Stop stockpiling’ says Valencian president Ximo Puig promising continued supply of supermarket products

XIMO Puig, president of the Valencian Community, has urged the public to 'stop stockpiling' as supermarket shelves go empty over fears of...

CORONAVIRUS: British Airways ‘fighting for survival’ following UK govt travel advice to Spain while Norwegian could sack HALF its...

BRITISH Airways is 'fighting for survival' as the ongoing coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on the airline industry.  CEO Alex Cruz sent a message...

COVID-19: Madrid residents flee to Spain’s Costa del Sol, Valencia and Murcia despite government advice to remain at home...

MADRID residents are fleeing to Spain's costas in a bid to escape the effective lockdown in the central region.  And according to ABC news, among...

Bars, restaurants and events CANCELLED across Spain’s Valencian Community from midnight Friday over Coronavirus fears

THE VALENCIAN government has decreed the closure of all restaurants, bars and sports and cultural events from midnight Friday (tonight) in response...

Migrant saved from gruesome death as he stowed in back of Costa Calida dustcart

A KEEN-EYED pedestrian saved an African migrant from a likely gruesome death in Lorca, 20 miles from Spain's Costa Calida coast.

REVEALED: The 62 countries which have introduced travel BANS or restrictions to and from Spain over coronavirus pandemic as...

THE list of countries which have introduced some form of travel ban to and from Spain has grown to at least 21.  Donald Trump announced...

ALL schools closed in the Valencian Community from Monday over coronavirus fears

THE VALENCIAN Generalitat has suspended all schools in the region over coronavirus fears, beginning Monday, March 16. Ximo Puig,...

WATCH: Anonymous letter leads to red-handed capture of Spain-based expat who seduced wealthy men before ‘burgling their homes’

AN ANONYMOUS letter has led to the dramatic arrest of a Spain-based expat with a history of seducing wealthy partners before burgling...

Costa Blanca city bans gatherings of more than 40 people and council staff to work from home

ORIHUELA City has cancelled weekly markets, closed schools and all municipal services for public safety reasons. Council officials met...

Biggest St Patrick’s Day celebration in mainland Europe cancelled with THREE days’ notice

CABO ROIG was set to host the tenth celebration of St Patrick's Day this Sunday - but it's now the latest victim...

Costa Blanca town hit by fake euros in money laundering scam

THREE Murcia men have been arrested for trying to launder €11,000 of fake cash in Torrevieja shops. FAKE:...

Trump bans travel from Spain to US over coronavirus fears while Tom Hanks and wife test positive

DONALD Trump has banned all travel from mainland Europe to the US in a bid to slow down the coronavirus pandemic.  The ban applies to...

COVID-19: Valencia’s Fallas festival to be held in July after being cancelled due to Spain’s coronavirus outbreak

VALENCIA'S Fallas festival will go ahead.  The crucial event is set to be moved back to the summer after it was forced to cancel its...

Spain’s Air Force cancels all aero displays after three fatal accidents in six months in Murcia

THE Spanish Air Force has provisionally suspended all aerobatic exhibitions of its ‘Eagle Patrol’ display team after three consecutive fatal accidents within...

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