Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Costa Blanca

IN PICS: 10 hilarious memes attempting to bring comic relief to the coronavirus outbreak

THE internet can be a depressing and scary place, especially amid a global epidemic such as the ongoing coronavirus.  But there will always be jokers...

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...

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE TENTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now.

BREAKING: Spain surpasses China’s coronavirus death toll as caseload nears 48,000

SOME 3,434 people have died as a result of coronavirus in Spain.  According to new statistics from the health ministry, COVID-19 has shown no sign...

Sending out an SOS: Costa Blanca community radio station reaches out for listeners’ help

COMMUNITY radio station, Big Radio Spain, is reaching out to its legion of loyal listeners to help it survive the crippling Coronavirus...

SURVIVING THE CRISIS: Students of British martial arts gym owner set up surprise GoFundMe to help him through Spain’s...

MATRIX Martial Arts was opened in April 2018 and was the first dedicated martial arts school in Javea,” says Professor Steve Newman...

Costa Blanca mayor in urgent appeal for ‘responsibility’ amid breaches of new quarantine rules

ALICANTE City Mayor had to take to social media AGAIN yesterday, as thousands of children and adults took to the streets.

British expat banned from bar after trying to ‘hug and kiss’ people on first night of Phase 1 of...

A POPULAR pub near Costa Blanca’s La Finca golf course had to ban a British woman on the very first day of...

NEW store stocking thousands of Tesco products opens in Spain’s Murcia

There are 7,500 lines on offer, including many from Tesco’s ‘Finest’ range

WACKY RACES: Lorry driver SIX times over alcohol limit ends up in ditch with 18 tonnes of mandarins

THE FUTURE'S NOT ORANGE: The drive lost most of his haulage into the ditch, along with his licence

GREEDY SAMARITANS: criminal gang who slashed tourists’ tyres at toll booths along Costa Blanca and then robbed them finally...

TYRANNY: The gang of six would slash tyres of unwitting tourists at toll booths TYRE slashers who targeted...

IN PICS: Four dogs found chained in abandoned house without food among rubbish and faeces on the Costa Blanca

HORRORSHOW: Roger Ballantine said the smell was so awful it made him retch FOUR dogs have been discovered...

OPINION: Are storm drains to blame for the severity of damage to British expat businesses in the Costa Blanca...

While many of us are still dealing with damp basements and insurance claims, we should take note of the municipal elections coming up on May 22

Woman, 85, who suffered dementia found in ditch on Costa Blanca after missing for two days

AN 85-year-old dementia-sufferer has been rescued after going missing for two days on the Costa Blanca. The lady, of...

Romanian woman found beheaded while six months pregnant in Costa Blanca apartment

A WOMAN has been found beheaded while six months pregnant in her apartment in Xativa, on the Costa Blanca.

Javea Park Car Park resurfaced following ’30 years’ of neglect following fundraisers by Digby’s, the English Barbers and Mr...

A ‘TERRIBLE’ car park in Javea has been resurfaced after ‘30 years’ of neglect. Just under €3,000 were raised...

Turron de Alicante beats turron de Jijona in campaign for iconic WhatsApp emoji expected ‘within months’

TURRON de Alicante has been selected over turron de Jijona in the campaign for a new WhatsApp emoji expected 'within months'.

SPEEDY GONZALEZ: Valencia’s 2018 marathon champ caught running off with stolen clothes and a robot vacuum

VALENCIA'S 2018 regional marathon champion has been implicated in a string of thefts for which he uses his prodigious legs to run...

WATCH: Passengers use evacuation slides after British Airways plane fills with smoke and lands in Valencia

A BRITISH Airways plane has made an emergency landing in Valencia after smoke engulfed the entire cabin. https://twitter.com/MJGalindo/status/1158423753807859712

Brit hit by Fanta bottle lobbed from 7th story in Benidorm

A BRIT holidaymaker has been hit by a Fanta bottle launched from the seventh-floor of a Benidorm building.

Irish woman got so drunk on Ryanair flight she thought she was still in Spain when Gardai arrested her

Her defence team blamed 'a toxic mix' of alcohol and prescription medication

Fugitive rapist arrested in Torrevieja after fleeing from Italian justice

POLICÍA Nacional in Torreveija yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man wanted for a rape in Italy. The alleged aggressor had...

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,...

Loraine Gostling’s hysterical histories on how ‘Chris’ Columbus thought he found Japan as Spain celebrates Dia de la Hispanidad

GREETINGS! And for those who have managed to pick up a copy of this week’s edition hot off the press, Happy Columbus...

Poll predicts far right Vox will be THIRD LARGEST political party in Spain just days ahead of general election

VOTERS in Spain have taken a swing to the right just days ahead of a fresh general election. According to the latest SocioMetric survey for...

F-RIGHT NIGHT: France’s Le Pen and Italy’s Salvini congratulate Vox after far-right party becomes third biggest political force in...

FAR-right leaders in Europe are beaming with pride tonight after Vox surged in the Spanish polls to become the third biggest political force in...

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