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The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 47th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

British carers given four years in jail for defrauding elderly couple of €270,000 in Alicante – but will KEEP...

A BRITISH couple who were caring for an elderly pair have been given four years in jail after an Alicante court found they had...

COVID-19 case numbers continue dropping in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infection totals have notched up another weekly and daily fall in the Valencian Community. 702 new cases were reported today, compared to 836 infections...

Costa Blanca Chiringuito gives free beer for every cup of cigarette butts handed in

A CHIRINGUITO on the Costa Blanca has found an iconic solution to help keep its beaches clean. Spoiler alert: it includes free beer. The Chiringuito...

Free and ‘formidable’ concerts to close fiesta season in Orihuela on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council are planning two huge outdoor concerts to mark the end of the season of fiestas in the Vega Baja municipality. The city’s...

Irish boy, 3, has died following shock swimming pool accident in Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil have confirmed an Irish boy, aged 3, has died following a shock swimming pool accident in Alicante. The boy was rushed by...

Airport authority admits the return of British tourism is ‘key’ to a return to pre-pandemic flight numbers on Spain’s...

ALICANTE-ELCHE Airport has instantly bounced back from the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, according to AENA. More than 180,000 tourists will be using Costa Blanca’s biggest...

Fake charity worker steals expat’s phone in shock new tactic on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A THIEF posing as a charity worker has stolen a brand new iPhone X from a Brit expat while she was dining in a...

Flood prevention work increases in Costa Blanca town to cut incidents during storm season in Spain

MAJOR work has started to clear ravines and land of objects that could cause floods in the rainfall season in l'Alfas del Pi on...

Four people rescued from AP-7 tunnel in Pilar de la Horadada after it flooded in just 20 minutes following...

FOUR people have been rescued from an AP-7 motorway tunnel in Pilar de la Horadada, near San Pedro del Pinatar on the Costa Blanca. Subscribe...

Police on Spain’s Costa Blanca say rising bogus crime reports are conning banks and insurance companies out of money

POLICE say that fake crime reports are increasing in Alicante Province after an Orihuela man was arrested after claiming to be an online scam...

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 to €500,000. Since...

Benidorm police officers dodge drunken motorist who drove at them on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Policia Nacional officers in Benidorm were slightly injured after leaping out of the way of a drunken motorist. The 44-year-old male driver ended up...

The rescue centre may be home and dry, but there’s a bigger crisis on the horizon, writes Susan Weeding

The next instalment of Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre, and what a story we have!  I’m sure all of you will have seen the horrendous...

Costa Blanca judge orders deportation of Moroccan brothers after arrests in terrorist probe led by Spain’s National Court

TWO Moroccan brothers arrested on the Costa Blanca in a terror funding investigation are set to be deported. They were taken to a Madrid foreigners...

IT’S ‘WAR’: Barcelona erupts with violence as 400 ‘organised’ radical separatists injure 207 cops, one seriously

https://twitter.com/RebecaCarranco/status/1185281152006971393 ACTING Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska has described scenes in Barcelona today as 'war'.  The minister made the comment during a statement at Moncloa Palace today...

Rescued loggerhead turtles are taken back home off the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO rescued loggerhead turtles have been released into the sea some 30 miles off the Costa Blanca shore. The two specimens were found off the...

First Omicron COVID-19 case is confirmed in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE first COVID-19 infection involving the Omicron variant has been officially confirmed in the Valencian Community. The contagious coronavirus strain has been detected in a...

Costa Blanca canine crowned ‘the most beautiful dog in Spain’

AN ALMORADI dog named ‘A Blaser de Mil Lunas’, received the accolade of being named Spain’s most beautiful dog in his class. The German Bracco...

Health Centre set up to help maintain family relationships on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA now has a ‘Family Meeting Point’, set up just in time for Christmas and the Three Kings, when familial relationships are under most...

‘Hero’ taxi driver from Belfast travels 2,522 miles to pick up injured friend in Benidorm whom doctors said ‘could...

Phil Hamilton was once an ordinary taxi driver in a suburb of Belfast – now people press him for selfies, stop his wife in...

Three Kings procession duplicated to satisfy needs of popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE ‘Three Wise Men of the East’ will arrive in Orihuela this Wednesday to distribute gifts to boys and girls of the municipality But as...

Family ties forging the way for Costa Blanca business built on traditional values

KEEPING it in the family has been the key to the success of local estate agency, Casas Manuel. “You’d think that working with your mum,...

Appeal will try to overturn compensation win for unprotected COVID-19 health staff in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE Valencian government will appeal against a landmark court ruling that awarded up to €49,180 each to 154 Alicante health workers who were short...

Costa Blanca airport soars high with a record 15 million passengers passing through

AN 8% increase in travellers throughout 2019 means that Alicante-Elche Airport will close the year having dealt with over 15 million passengers. Management company, AENA,...

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Call for security guards as health centre staff on Spain’s Costa Blanca suffer rising abuse from angry patients

RISING cases of verbal and physical assaults on Torrevieja area health centre staff has led to calls for better security. Unions are demanding security guards...

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