Thursday, September 24, 2020

Costa Blanca

British woman, 84, suffered heart attack after flipping her car near Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH woman, 84, who suffered a heart attack after flipping her car has been brought to Denia hospital.

Expat community group saves charity from bankruptcy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GROUP of expats in Torrevieja have prevented homeless charity Reach Out going bankrupt amid the COVID-19 lockdown. The...

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.

Alicante airport named Spain’s most disruptive destination with boozy Brits blamed for 75% of airborne incidents

BOOZY Benidorm-bound Brits are back in the spotlight after figures revealed they have made Alicante airport Spain's most disruptive destination.

WATCH: Brit penniless after being kicked onto street with 6-month pregnant girlfriend by ‘abusive’ step-father on Spain’s Costa...

A British man has been left penniless after he and his six-month pregnant girlfriend were kicked onto the street by her step-father...

Denia Town Hall launches WhatsApp service for instant jellyfish, weather and COVID-19 alerts

DENIA Town Hall has announced a free WhatsApp service for alerts concerning the destination’s coveted beaches. From tomorrow, June...

LOCKDOWN: Town in Spain’s Murcia goes back to Phase 1 of de-escalation plan while Catalunya registers almost 2,000 more...

The municipality of Totana has seen 55 people test positive following an outbreak linked to the Dubai nightclub, with 44 of those being in the past 24 hours

WATCH: Huge dolphin pods off Spain’s Costa Blanca could be result of storm Gloria ‘breaking open fish cages’, says...

A MASSIVE influx of dolphins off the Costa Blanca coast could be a hangover from storm Gloria. Fisherman Amadeu...

Counterfeit goods destined for coastal markets seized in lockdown town of Totana in Spain’s Costa Calida

SOME 1,500 items of counterfeit clothing and mobile phone accessories were seized in Lorca, Águilas and Totana - a town that is...

WATCH: Well-known British expat commended online for saying ‘Brits in Spain SHOULD speak Spanish’

Those commenting on Matt’s video were mainly in agreement that Brits in Spain should learn the language

TO BOLDLY STOW: Six British people arrested with tonne of cocaine on Spanish boat named ‘Bold’

A gang of six UK drugs traffickers have been arrested by Spanish and British police

Cherry blossom in Valencia’s Marina Alta named as most beautiful in all of Spain

CHERRY blossom in the Valencian Community's Marina Alta region has been named as the most beautiful in all of Spain.

Costa Blanca on yellow weather warning for 40°C Saharan heatwave starting Wednesday July 1 – heatmap inside

THE Costa Blanca is set to crank up the heat from tomorrow, with temperatures predicted to hit 40 degrees in certain areas.

Costa Blanca city linked with multi-national cash counterfeiting operation – 11 arrested

EUROPOL and Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people involved in a huge fake money scam operating across Europe.

Costa Blanca resort get more prestigious awards but local mayor hints that there is more to tourism than beaches

ORIHUELA Costa has been presented with a Qualitur flag in recognition of high standards on the area’s beaches. Popular...

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

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

Sunday shopping returns to Valencian Community this weekend

SUNDAY shopping returns to the Valencian Community’s tourist areas this weekend (June 21) right through to next January.  Before...

WATCH: Fugitive arrested for manslaughter and currency forging after decades-long criminal career on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The 39-year-old had evaded authorities for the last year and was wanted throughout Spain and Sweden, police revealed today

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

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

Free parasols for bathers at popular tourist beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BATHERS enjoying their Covid-safe day on Torrevieja’s Playa del Cura were able to take away a free parasol yesterday, courtesy of the...

Stars and ensembles of crickets come complementary with the hand-made Mongolian yurts at Yurtas Pepita on the Costa Blanca

I was skeptical I would see any stars as I turned down the bumpy dirt tracks of Chella, just outside the 30,000-strong...

Passenger ferry Balearia hits rocks off Costa Blanca port as everyone on board evacuated

A PASSENGER ferry with nearly 400 people on board has been evacuated after running aground in a Costa Blanca port.

Four hamsters in a cage found by rubbish bins in Benitachell on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR little hamsters in a cage have been found by rubbish bins in Benitachell on the Costa Blanca. The...

BREAKING: Spain sees biggest daily rise in deaths as coronavirus caseload nears 95,000

A FURTHER 849 people have died from coronavirus in Spain in the past 24 hours.  It is the deadliest day yet and brings the death...

Angry patient threatens to kill doctor in hospital emergency department in Spain’s Valencia City

AN IRATE patient at a Valencia City hospital threatened to kill a doctor and then splashed his blood on Policia Nacional agents.

Bar and club owners protest in Spain’s Costa Blanca over fears for hospitality sector

PROTESTORS from the Costa Blanca hospitality industry demonstrated in Alicante City on Monday(September 14) against early closing hours for bars and restaurants...