Thursday, August 6, 2020

Costa Blanca

Benidorm introduces bans on mobility scooters in new crackdown on ‘uncivil tourism’

THEY have famously been dubbed ‘Madge-mobiles’ after one of hit TV show Benidorm’s most popular characters. So it is with great irony that the tourist...

The Original LOL

NOW most of you reading this will have been ‘lolling’ for years - firstly, back when it became cool to abbreviate every possible word...

British expat reverend thanks God and wife four years after doctors sent him home to die on Spain’s Costa...

Vergel-based expat Clive Read, 79, was suffering from pneumonia and an undiagnosed heart condition when he stopped responding to treatment at Denia Hospital in April 2015

IN PICS: Olive Press launches new Costa Blanca edition to add to award-winning expat newspaper brand in Spain

OLIVE PRESS ARE GO!: News editor Laurence Dollimore launching the first issue of Costa Blance Olive Press in Moraira

DID YOU FEEL IT? Earthquake rumbles along Spain’s Costa Blanca

COSTA VIBRATE: Tremors were recorded from Cartagena to Benidorm AN earthquake has hit a popular holiday destination on...

Naked effigies of Trump, Hitler, Stalin and Franco torched in Valencia’s Las Fallas festival

EXPOSED: Trump gets the torch alongside past controversial dictators A WEEK-long festival in Valencia celebrating Saint Joseph has...

British couple arrested for ‘leading’ huge marijuana network on Costa Blanca, caught with €216,000 of drugs including cannabis ‘jelly...

MASSIVE: Guardia Civil found three marijuana plantations in Torrevieja GUARDIA Civil have arrested 21 people for cultivating and...

Drones used for ‘first time’ in battle against toxic caterpillars on Costa Blanca

BUZZING: Drones used by Murcia's Ministry of Environment DRONES, great tits and pheromones have been used in the...

Lady Elizabeth School, in Benitachell Alicante, is to have its grand inauguration this month

IT is certainly one of the most stunning school developments of recent years. And now with the completion of its indoor pool, the brand new...

Disabled British man found unconscious after ‘intense’ gas cylinder inferno on the Costa Blanca

SERIOUS: Neighbours were asked to vacate the area until the fire could be controlled A BRITISH man has...

NOT A BIN: Plastic fills river on Costa Blanca just hours after a 20-tonne clean-up

CARELESS: Plastic fills Segura river hours after a massive clean-up PLASTIC waste has accumulated in the old channel...

Ceramics are the hot new design trend styling up interiors this year

IF you love interior design and are not afraid to use bold colours and patterns, you would have been in your element at this...

Benidorm’s legendary Tiki Beach bar re-opens… but now under name ‘Aloha Beach’

NEW LIFE: The Aloha Beach bar, as seen on Friday BENIDORM’S infamous Tiki Beach bar has re-opened this...

IN PICS: eagle-owls and kestrels ELECTROCUTED by cables in crucial Spanish wetland

MASS bird electrocutions have been recorded in a crucial wetland spanning the provinces of Alicante and Valencia.

STRIP TEASE: Nudists protest apartment block to be built behind their Costa Blanca hideaway

SAFE HAVEN The L'Almadrava beach is one of the last untouched strips of beach in Marina Alta NUDISTS...

High-speed ferry slashes Costa Blanca–Formentera journey to under two hours

SLEEK: Ferry services will be once daily until August A HIGH-SPEED ferry will now get you from the...

Alicante among Spanish cities with cheapest rents

AFFORDABLE: Rentals in Alicante cost under €2.5 per square metre ALICANTE is among the cheapest cities in Spain...

Man’s attempt to win back ex-girlfriend by planting ‘love spell’ pineapple on train tracks ends in TERROR ALERT and...

PINEAPPLE EXPRESS: Trains were disrupted for 149 minutes as bomb squad called in A MAN will go to...

Warnings as woman almost DIES in Spain after suffering huge allergic reaction to partner’s sperm in WORLD FIRST

According to the British Medical Journal, the unidentified 31-year-old had trouble breathing and started vomiting after the sexual contact

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

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