Friday, May 29, 2020

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Two face jail over Spanish golf resort that became a €54 million swindle

TWO MEN allegedly involved in defrauding hundreds of overseas buyers and investors are facing up to seven years behind bars.

Mystery as Chinese trio – including pensioner – caught smuggling €1 MILLION in CASH into Spain’s Valencia

A TRIO of travellers have been arrested at a Valencia airport after trying to smuggle almost €1 million into the country.  The three passengers, from...

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.

Two British mates die in 30ft horror plunge while taking SELFIE on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A third British man, 20, was also present and was treated for shock at the Hospital of Torrevieja

BREAKING: Record 514 killed by coronavirus in a day in Spain as caseload nears 40,000

SPAIN has witnessed its deadliest 24 hours after registering 514 deaths between Sunday and Monday. The number of infected has also increased by more than...

Emu left homeless on Costa Blanca after owner dies from coronavirus

AN emu has become the latest victim of coronavirus. The flightless bird has been left...

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...

First THREE Coronavirus victims in Costa Blanca South are found – here’s where they are

THE first three Coronavirus cases have been reported in the south of the Costa Blanca, taking the total number in Spain to...

Costa Blanca mayors accused of ‘disobedience’ over withholding reports on river pollution and dumping of waste

BOTH Benijofar and Formentera del Segura councils are being threatened with prosecution over withholding information requests. The Catalan Ombudsman...

Cruising along the Costa Blanca can be more terrifying than you think, writes Loraine Gostling

I had never been a risk-taker, I was pretty comfortable financially, I liked my job and everything in life was settled and safe, but just a little boring

Northamptonshire men arrested in Elche following brawl with Spaniards have ‘lost their jobs’ after court order bans them leaving...

A GROUP of Northamptonshire men have 'lost their jobs' and 'face sleeping rough' after they were arrested following a bar fight on...

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,...

Cancer patients and pregnant women in Alicante’s Marina Alta comarca can receive rapid COVID-19 tests – details here

CANCER patients and pregnant women can receive free coronavirus tests thanks to a campaign launched by health activists in Alicante's Marina Alta...

MURCIA’S Mar Menor in danger as water chemical levels reach record high

THE Mar Menor area of the Murcian coastline is under threat as new studies reveal dangerous chemicals in the water have reached...

Red alert warnings extend to Monday with 130km/h winds, 8m waves and 40cm snow predicted for Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE red alert weather warning has been extended into Monday with 130km/h winds, 8m-high waves and 40cm snowfall predicted for Spain's Costa...

Costa Blanca police ‘break down perceived barriers’ with home visits for children celebrating birthdays during Spain’s lock-down

SAN FULGENCIO Local Police in the Vega Baja area of Costa Blanca South have made a pledge to lighten the lock-down blues...

€300 for a jetski ride from Africa to Spain – how illegal immigrants built a €50 million industry in...

ILLEGAL immigrants crossing the Straits of Gibraltar can buy a ticket on a jetski for as little as €300 a pop, new...

“Finally someone’s paying attention” – Costa Blanca animal protector praises Teulada-Moraira councillor for government-funded cat sterilisation programme

A COSTA Blanca animal protector has praised Teulada-Moraira's council following a government-funded 'catch and release' programme to sterilise stray cats.

BREAKING: Spain surpasses 15,000 coronavirus deaths as PM Pedro Sanchez defends lockdown extension and warns the ‘EU is in...

SOME 683 people in Spain have died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.  Figures from the Health Ministry released this morning now put the...

WATCH: Hundreds of Chihuahua and Pomeranian puppies due for sale around Spain are rescued from illegal basement kennels in...

POLICIA Nacional agents have arrested five people and rescued 270 Chihuahuas and Pomeranians bred in illegal kennels close to Madrid.

FIVE reasons why Moraira is the Costa Blanca’s priciest place to own a home

THE municipality of Moraira has once again been named as the jewel in the crown of the Costa Blanca property market.

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...

Spanish policeman ‘hero’ in New York after saving US officer from violent assault

A SPANISH policeman holidaying in New York has been applauded as a 'hero' after he saved a US officer from a violent...

Woman hospitalised after struck in eye by airborne toy during Reyes Magos parade in Alicante

A 74-year-old woman has been hospitalised after a toy thrown during the cavalcade of the Three Kings struck her in the eye in Alicante.

BREAKING: Fallas de Valencia and Magdalena de Castellon festivals CANCELLED over coronavirus in €500 MILLION blow for Spain’s tourism...

THE Fallas festival in Valencia has been suspended over coronavirus.  Ximo Puig, president of the region, announced at 10pm tonight that the Magdalena de Castellon...

BREAKING: Spain surpasses 100,000 coronavirus cases – but there is some good news

SPAIN has seen another daily record in terms of coronavirus deaths with 864 people losing their lives between Tuesday and Wednesday.  New figures from the...

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