Monday, June 17, 2019

Costa Blanca

NOT RUSSIAN AROUND: Russian plane charged €20,000 to park at Alicante airport

JUMBO PRICES: The Russian cargo plane Antonov An-124IF you thought airport car parks were pricey, be grateful...

Spain’s Mercadona ditches single-use plastic bags

https://twitter.com/Mercadona/status/1117717950574792705ONE of Spain's best-known supermarkets has ditched plastic carrier bags in favour of sustainable alternatives.

French woman dies after falling from a cliff while picking a flower on the Costa Blanca

TRAGEDY: The cliffs of Les Rotes, in DeniaA WOMAN has died after losing her balance while picking...

‘ARE WE NEARLY THERE YET?’: New record time set on Javea’s Mirador Challenge

FEET ON THE GROUND: Winning team celebrates new record timeTROPHIES, medals and bottles of bubbly saw off...

ANCIENT Roman mosaics saved on Costa Blanca following years of human pollution

WHEN IN ROME: Mosaics saved from vegetation and rubbishANCIENT Roman mosaics will soon be open to...

British expat cycles 320km despite four knee operations to raise money for cancer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

'I FEEL STRONG': Carol Webb greeted by friends at Tea for Two in CalpeAFTER four knee operations,...

WATCH: Four kittens found ALIVE in a car engine by mechanic on the Costa Blanca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1vHZwKUl-A&feature=youtu.be ENGINE PURRING: Four squealing kittens found in a Mercedes engineA BRITISH expat has rescued a litter...

Fight against plant pathogen will see 100,000 almond trees DESTROYED in Alicante

NUTS!: A former almond grove in the Jalon valley, AlicantePLANS to halt a plague decimating almond groves...

British expat boss of suspect investment company which ‘lost expats €20 million’ fails to turn up at court on...

The Olive Press exclusively revealed how CWM abruptly folded in 2017, losing hundreds of expats’ life savings in the process

IN PICS: The stunning and highest villages in Spain at risk of abandonment

Spain’s cliff-hanging enclaves hark back to the times of medieval conquest and even Roman occupation

British expat fuming after town hall charges him for having ‘sports facility’ after he put up football goal in...

The business owner, in his 40s, received a letter from Javea Town Hall saying he had an outstanding debt of €12 added to his local property tax (IBI) for owning a ‘sports facility’

World Dance Day Saturday 13th April 2019

COME and take part of this silent world festival that will take place in more than 100 cities around the world at the same...

WATCH: British ambassador Simon Manley has new message for expats in Spain following Brexit extension

https://www.facebook.com/BritsInSpain/videos/430619174172277/?v=430619174172277"I’m sure you have been following recent developments in the Brexit negotiations very closely, so I wanted to give you a quick update about...

British footballers kicked off flight after arriving drunk on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Passengers cheered and applauded when the 25-strong amateur side was removed

British father and son arrested at Alicante airport for trying to smuggle 400 grams of hashish back to London

LIKE FATHER LIKE SON: Police capture British duo at Alicante airportA BRITISH father and son have been...

‘HE IS HOME SAFE’: Bristol man who went missing in Benidorm ‘collapsed’ while attempting to walk to Alicante airport

HOME SAFE: Nick Brzezicki went missing in Benidorm last WednesdayA BRITISH man who went missing in Benidorm...

British rock-climber suffers ‘severe’ head injuries after falling 10 metres on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RAPID: The Alpha 1 helicopter on the scene on MondayA BRITISH rock-climber has been rescued by firefighters...

Spain confirms 21-month grace period to Britons in event of no-deal Brexit

BRITONS in Spain have been guaranteed a 21-month grace period in which they will be classed as legally resident in the event...

WATCH: Man arrested for trying to sell an elephant’s foot disguised as a stool on social media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=8GyqX_-YjLcA MAN has been arrested for trying to sell an elephant’s foot disguised as a stool...

Spain’s ‘first ever’ multi-charity animal adoption website launches on the Costa Blanca

BARK-ETING: Marketing experts Mats and Caroline Rennstam says their online portal is the 'first' in SpainSPAIN’S ‘first...

IN PICS: Rainbows fill the skies after torrential rain on the Costa Blanca

EVERY cloud has a silver lining, as the saying goes.But in the Marina Alta comarca on the Costa...

Popular expat restaurant The Peppermill closes down in Benidorm following legal battle

FACING THE MUSIC: The bar closed after the council's refusal to grant a live music licencePOPULAR Benidorm...

Katie Price’s mum blasted for revealing she voted for Brexit despite living in Spain

Former glamour model Katie, who appeared on the show with her mum, added that she didn’t vote in the referendum

IN A PICKLE: Lorry flips on AP-7 motorway spilling 13,000 litres of petrol on artichoke field in Alicante

FUMING: Around 500 cars were stopped for 10 hours as firefighters cleaned upA LORRY carrying 27,000 litres...

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 boothsTYRE slashers who targeted...
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