Thursday, October 24, 2019

Costa Blanca

Torrevieja turning on the tapas as Brits enjoy International Tapas Day

TORREVIEJA celebrated International Tapas Day in style this weekend with nearly 30 bars and restaurants showing off their culinary kudos.

Urgent plea from Mayor as Costa Blanca beaches cleared of 1,000 tonnes of flood rubbish

Up to 1,000 tonnes of rubbish was collected from Costa Blanca beaches following the devastating floods that killed seven and displaced thousands.

British man, 55, found dead in Montgó Natural Park after he went out hiking alone

A BRITISH man, 55, has been found dead by firefighters after he went out hiking alone on the Montgó massif last week.

REVEALED: The shockingly low salaries of doctors in Spain compared to UK, US and France

DOCTORS in Spain earn five times less than their counterparts in the US, a new study has revealed.  The latest International Report on Doctor's Salaries,...

Councillor says Costa Blanca floods were a ‘humanitarian crisis’ largely ignored by world media

A BRITISH councillor has called the gota fría catastrophe ‘a humanitarian crisis’ largely ignored from international media.Darren Parmenter,...

Wanted British ‘paedo’ caged in Spain after trying to hide among expat community in popular hotspot

A WANTED Brit has been arrested in Spain after fleeing the UK on charges of sexual activity with a minor. According to eldia.es, the 53-year-old...

Terrorism fears in Spain after Catalan separatists caught testing BOMBS and ‘planning acts of violence’

Officers seized sulphuric acid, paraffin, aluminium powder, industrial paint stripper, gasoline and thermite

Young Irish man dies in freak accident during famous holy pilgrimage in Spain

AN Irish man has died following a freak swimming accident while on a pilgrimage in Spain. Timothy Kelleher, who was in his 30s, drowned late...

Caged Albino Tiger owner arrested for drug trafficking and firearms possession in Alicante.

THE owners of a rare Albino Tiger that was kept locked in a cage at their Alicante home, have also been accused...

Up to a BILLION ‘aggressive’ tiger mosquitoes ‘set to swarm Spain’s Costa Blanca’ after devastating gota fria floods create...

The worst flooding in 140 years has left scores of muddy lagoons, the perfect breeding ground for the blood-sucking pests

Expat feels ‘imprisoned’ in own home after agricultural plant built without planning authorisation next door

A BRITISH expat is demanding action after a seven-metre high and potentially toxic agricultural plant was built just yards from his Costa...

‘Grandfather of cocaine’ arrested with his wife and daughter on Spain’s Costa Blanca as notorious drug trafficking family FINALLY...

The family clan had more than 100 clients, of all ages, who would buy from them daily, according to police

British expat found dead on popular hiking trail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The corpse of the unnamed expat was found between a shooting range and the Montgo Mountain at about 7pm following a short search by land and air

GRAPHIC: Firefighters and Protección Civil remove 1,450 dead animals from floodwaters in the Vega Baja region Alicante

THE Spanish government is employing a hundred personnel in the flood-hit Vega Baja region to remove more than 1,400 animals killed by...

Iranian officials in Tehran remove one of 283 museum items on loan from Alicante as lithograph showed Queen Isabella...

THE Iranian government has confiscated a lithograph on loan from an Alicante museum as it depicted Spain’s Queen Isabella II with ‘too...

Flood victims in the Vega Baja can apply for up to €4,500 emergency aid – here’s the form

VICTIMS of the Vega Baja’s worst floods for 140 years can now request emergency funds ‘up to €4,500’ from their respective Town...

Unions representing 50,000 farmers accuse Segura river management body of ‘criminal negligence’ over devastating gota fría floods

UNIONS representing 50,000 of the nation’s farmers met last Friday with Mireia Mollá, the Regional Minister of Agriculture to accuse the organisation...

WHITE STRIPES: Albino tiger believed to be ‘one of twenty’ left in the world found locked in Alicante...

AN ALBINO tiger locked in a cage next to the swimming pool of an Alicante residence has raised alarm bells among municipal...

World’s ’13th-most expensive’ superyacht owned by Saudi billionaire docks in Denia

ONE of the world’s most expensive superyachts has caused an internet sensation after docking in the Port of Denia last weekend.

Olive Press journalist attacked by squatter at urbanisation home to British residents in Alicante

AN Olive Press journalist has been attacked after exposing a ‘violent’ squatter family allegedly squatting and stealing electricity from a Costa Blanca...

Costa Blanca cancer charity in urgent appeal to help reach milestone figure

CARING expats have sent out a request for prizes and donations to Costa Blanca community in bid to bring their total raised...

One man’s journey across Europe to gather hay as horses in the Vega Baja face ‘famine’ following devastating floods...

A NORWEGIAN man has driven hundreds of kilometres across Europe to plead for free hay as horses and goats in the Vega...

It’s World Paella Day, and we’re still arguing about chorizo!

TODAY is World Paella Day, where food fans around the globe celebrate the most universal dish of Spain’s Valencia.

Manchester United keeper David de Gea donates €200,000 to Costa Blanca flood relief

MANCHESTER United’s Spanish goalkeeper, David de Gea, has donated €200,000 to the disaster relief fund in the flood-hit Vega Baja region because...

WATCH: Gang of child-abducting Costa Almeria drug traffickers get arrested by Spanish police and Europol in joint swoop

A MULTINATIONAL group of drug-smugglers that used children to transport their contraband has been dismantled after the Spanish Policía Nacional, the French...

Hunter heard ‘three engine explosions’ before two French pilots killed in Pedreguer plane crash

A HUNTER out stalking rabbits has claimed he heard 'three explosions' from the engine of an aeroplane that later crashed in Pedreguer,...

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