Sunday, January 19, 2020

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WATCH: ‘Dangerous’ drugs smugglers with Costa Blanca links caught with tonne of cocaine and €550,000 in cash

TEN ‘dangerous criminals’ have busted an international drug smuggling operation involving the Policia Nacional, Europol, the DEA and Colombian Police.

RANKED: Spain’s 10 WORST drivers and parking offenders for 2019

AS any expat will tell you, driving and parking in Spain can be a bit of a nightmare.  Come summer time, it's just full on...

CHRISTMAS ROAST: Winter ‘heatwave’ hits much of Spain with highs of 27C from TODAY

YOU'VE heard the phrase 'the calm before the storm.' Well in Spain's case this week it's 'after'. Following THREE consecutive batterings (from Daniel, Elsa and Fabien),...

Festive fun and free food at Costa Blanca feria, hundreds involved

FORMENTERA del Segura celebrated its local food and culture at the town’s 11th annual Christmas market, earlier this month.

SPEXIT: Twitter users urge far-right Vox to call for Spain style Brexit – but how popular is the idea?

SPEXIT has been trending on Twitter after the European Court of Justice ruled a jailed Catalan separatist leader should have parliamentary immunity. Far-right supporters are...

Dozens arrested in toxic shame of 30 Spanish waste disposal companies

GUARDIA Civil and Europol have arrested 68 people at 30 companies involved in illegal gas emissions polluting the air we breathe with...

Alicante link to ‘one of Europe’s biggest counterfeiting gangs’

EUROPOL and Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people involved in a huge fake money scam operating across Europe.

Experience the magical Mediterranean in just 12 days on a luxury cruiseliner through Costa Blanca travel agent Falken Tours...

THE Mediterranean is the world’s most stunning open-air museum. From 16th century terracotta houses clinging to Genoese coasts, to...

A goodwill adoption of two cats turns sour as the creatures terrorise columnist Loraine Gostling’s Christmas decorations

So this is Christmas, and what have I done? The truth is... not much.  You see,...

O CHRISTMAS TREE! Dog walker finds fully decorated Christmas in middle of Costa Blanca woodland

A DOG-WALKER has shared his surprise at finding a fully decorated Christmas tree in the middle of a Costa Blanca woodland.

The sunny weather in Spain is what we’re all here for, but back at our homes can make a...

One of the disadvantages of living in a beautiful climate in Spain is humidity and moisture in the summer, and even in...

Residents in Costa Blanca urbanisation slam town hall for taking ‘millions of euros’ in IBI tax while ignoring ruined...

RESIDENTS of two Costa Blanca urbanisations have complained of paying out ‘millions of euros’ in property tax to their town hall while...

British pensioner lives with ‘broken front door’ for THREE MONTHS after heeding advice to leave house in ruins following...

A BRITISH pensioner has been living without a working front door for three months after being told he can’t repair his house...

British expats forced to patrol own streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca after spate of violent muggings

EXPATS are being forced to patrol their own streets after a series of violent muggings The group of...

Winter beach activities are “more than viable”, says Costa Blanca official

WINTER activities on Orihuela Costa have been a ‘complete success’. Over nine weekends since October 13, hundreds of expats...

Costa Blanca mayor claims €530 million government aid will ‘fall far short’ of funds needed to rebuild the Vega...

THE mayor of Orihuela has pleaded with Spain’s central government to release more relief funds following the devastating September floods.

Leading MEP supports EU citizenship for British expats in Spain as Brexit date looms

AN MEP has come out in strong defence of British expats in Europe ahead of Britain's planned departure from the bloc next month. Guy Verhofstadt,...

REVEALED: Young people in Spain hoping to leave home will have to spend over 94% of their salary on...

PEOPLE under 30 in Spain have to spend more than 94% of their salary to live alone, shocking new figures have revealed.  According to the...

WATCH: Dramatic moment boy, 4, saved from choking to death by police officer in southern Spain

https://www.facebook.com/PoliciaNacional/videos/1078718085853518/?v=1078718085853518 THIS is the moment a quick thinking Policia Nacional agent saved a boy from choking this week.  CCTV footage shows...

Costa Blanca river less than a metre deep now being dredged, after flood sediment stopped navigation

GUARDAMAR authorities have started the second phase of the dredging of the Segura. The project is designed to extract...

Costa Blanca city linked with multi-national cash counterfeiting operation – 11 arrested

EUROPOL and Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people involved in a huge fake money scam operating across Europe.

Cannabis cops mixed up in Mar Menor marijuana mountain

A PAIR of Spanish policemen are among 26 accused of bringing over two tonnes of drugs onto the Costa Blanca.

DO YOU KNOW HER? Search underway for ‘kind-hearted’ British woman whose bicycle was stolen while clearing plastic waste from...

DENIA residents are searching for the identity of a British woman who had her bicycle stolen while collecting polystyrene waste washed on...

British pensioner, 78, found dead at Costa Blanca home as police undertake ‘psychiatric test’ on Spanish wife, 51

A BRITISH pensioner, age 78, has been discovered dead at his home in Denia on Spain's Costa Blanca. The...

Deadly caterpillars could hit forest floors and gardens NEXT MONTH warns expert entomologist on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ENTOMOLOGIST has warned that lethal caterpillars capable of injuring children and killing pets could hit forest floors as early as next...

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