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Secret silos of dangerous diesel and the 30 gas stations in Spain’s Valencia defrauding €50m from both drivers and...

A MULTINATIONAL gang that imported dangerous diesel to Spain from Eastern Europe has been busted, resulting in 22 arrests. The alleged fraudsters, from Spain, Poland,...

British expats may get a surprise visit as a Costa Blanca town in Spain wants them registered locally

BENISSA on the northern Costa Blanca is taking a novel approach to getting non-Spaniards to register on the local padron by employing a team...

Slight fall in new COVID-19 infections and hospital cases in Costa Blanca area of Spain

NEW coronavirus infections have fallen on both a daily and week-to-week basis in the Valencian Community. The regional health ministry today(June 11) reported 182 new...

Free Festival announced showing off the young musical talent of Spain’s Costa Blanca

MUSIC is top of the agenda at the first "Orihuela Music Fest" later this month, bringing together promising youngsters of the municipality. Orihuela’s Councillor for...

Top court rejects extra night-time hours for clubs and late bars in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE Valencian Supreme Court(TSJVC) has thrown out a bid by regional nightlife and hospitality businesses to overturn opening hour and capacity restrictions. The TSJVC, unlike...

‘UP THE POLE’ as Benidorm beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca celebrate their Blue Flag awards

BENIDORM has officially unfurled its 2021 Blue Flags on its three beaches on Spain's Costa Blanca. The Blue Flag is an international honour handed out...

Police to strongly clamp down on illegal outdoor drinks parties in Alicante area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE'S Policia Local will launch a major operation this weekend to stop illegal outdoor drinking parties known as 'botellons'. It's the first weekend since late...

British opticians on Spain’s Costa Blanca give 1,500 pairs of unwanted specs to needy around the world

SPECSAVERS Opticians in Calpe have donated 1,500 pairs of glasses to underprivileged people across the world. Donated via the local Lions Club, Specsavers Ópticas collected...

Zero COVID-19 deaths yet again with little change in coronavirus case infections in the Costa Blanca area of Spain

NEW COVID-19 cases have risen slightly on a week-to-week basis in the Valencian Community. Today's(June 10) report from the regional health ministry has declared 196...

Major outdoor cultural and gourmet complex to open in Alicante on the Costa Blanca with claims to be one...

A new outdoor centre in the port area of Alicante is claiming to be the 'largest gastronomic and artistic cultural complex in the open...

Pervert on the Costa Blanca in Spain installed bathroom camera to spy on his ex-girlfriend and her young daughter

AN Alicante man has been accused of installing a spy camera into the bathroom of his ex-girlfriend's home. Tape was used to stick the tiny...

Being away on holiday will not mean missing out on a COVID vaccination in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas...

VALENCIA region residents who are worried about missing a COVID vaccination because they will be on holiday have been assured that a rebooking procedure...

Green initiative launched by town council as it asks people to “do our part” on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOS MONTESINOS Town Hall is giving away cloth shopping bags in a move to cut waste and safeguard the environment. In exchange for five plastic...

Tiny rises in new COVID-19 cases as no deaths are reported in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 cases have shown both a weekly and day-to-day increase in today's(June 9) update from the Valencian Health Ministry. The rises continue to show a...

Unhappy nightlife and hospitality traders in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas go to court

NIGHTLIFE and hospitality businesses are going to court to overturn restrictions imposed by the Valencian government. A coalition of trade associations have filed an appeal...

Thief buys a house after stealing a bag with a winning Christmas lottery ticket on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A thief claimed a €125,000 lottery prize from a ticket in a stolen handbag and bought a house with his surprise windfall. The 52-year-old man...

Horrific crash at blackspot known as the ‘Road of Death’ on the Costa Blanca in Spain claims another victim

A notorious Costa Blanca blackspot, ten kilometres south of Alicante-Elche airport, has claimed another victim. A 58-year-old woman died yesterday(June 8) and two people were...

Near-perfect immunity response among the elderly to Covid vaccines in Spain’s Valencia region

NEARLY every single person among the elderly community in the Valencian region has shown immunity to Coronavirus three months after vaccination. And studies reveal that...

FORGET COVID! House sales in Spain show early boom signs coupled with rising prices in holiday hotspots

HOUSE sales in April were higher than in the same month in 2019, according to figures from Spain's College of Registrars. A separate survey shows...

Latest COVID-19 cases and hospital figures from Costa Blanca area of Spain

PANDEMIC statistics are remaining very constant according to today's(June 9) report from the Valencian Health Ministry. 167 new COVID-19 cases were reported today, which is...

Costa Blanca mayors could go on trial for vaccine ‘queue-jumping’ in Spain

THREE Costa Blanca mayors have been denounced by the anti-corruption prosecutor for 'queue-jumping' at the start of the year to get the coronavirus vaccine. Files...

Operation Overdose uncovers 8 tonnes of drugs as 6 arrested at narcotics factory in Spain’s Murcia

ONE of Spain’s first dedicated hashish factories has been dismantled in Murcia, with six arrests. The results of Operation Overdose were presented by the general...

Valencia’s municipality with the most – Orihuela collects 13 Blue Flags for its beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA collected its 13 Blue Flags from the Valencian government this week, making it the municipality with the most awards for its beaches...

REVEALED: The damage caused to bars and restaurants in 2020 on the Costa Blanca in Spain by COVID-19 restrictions

A survey claims that the coronavirus pandemic caused a €2.7 billion drop in revenue and 10,000 job losses in the Costa Blanca hospitality sector...

COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions rise over the weekend in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE usual weekend bump in COVID-19 cases has been announced today(June 7) by the Valencian Health Ministry. A total of 416 new infections have been...

EU Digital COVID travel certificate can now be downloaded by Costa Blanca and Valencia residents in Spain

RESIDENTS in the Valencian Community can access the new EU Digital COVID certificate from today(June 7), but it appears there is at least one...

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Benidorm beaches to cut sunbed numbers to maintain COVID safety on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SUNBED numbers on Benidorm's beaches will be restricted to half the normal number to keep areas 'safe'. Benidorm mayor, Toni Perez, is to propose that...

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