Saturday, September 26, 2020

Costa Blanca

‘Level 1 emergency’ declared as largest Easter storm in 73 years hits the Costa Blanca

https://www.facebook.com/proyectomastral/videos/850786591949136/ EMERGENCY: Torrevieja was the worst hit region, registering 200 litres/m2 WHAT was that saying about the rain in...

Health Agency issues warning that Dutch cookies containing CANNABIS are being accidentally sold to children across Spain

MUNCHIES: The cookies from Dutch brand Dr Greenlove contain '100% real cannabis bud' The Spanish Agency for Food...

Diver resuscitated after suffering heart attack off coast from Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 69-YEAR-OLD man has been saved after suffering a cardiac arrest while scuba diving off the coast of Javea on the Costa...

BREAKING: Foreign Office issues warning to Brits as strike set to hit EVERY Spanish airport this Easter

THE Foreign Office has issued a warning to Brits hoping for an Easter getaway in Spain as a strike is set to...

Spain’s Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol to be hit by FIVE DAYS of rain, flash floods and strong...

Meanwhile, the UK is expected to see highs of up to 25° and could even be hotter than parts of Egypt, Spain, Portugal and Greece

Handler strike to affect ALL of Spain starting Easter Sunday

SPANISH airport handlers have confirmed plans for a mass walkout over the upcoming Easter weekend. The strike action by...

British Pensioner followed by car for over an hour before attackers stole his €35,000 Rolex on Spain’s Costa Blanca

STOLEN: Ronald Johnson bought his Rolex GMT-Master 50 years ago A British pensioner has had his €35,000 Rolex...

British man, 72, who tried to kill sleeping stepson with hammer jailed in Spain’s Costa Blanca

JAILED: The accused in police custody after fracturing stepson’ head with a hammer A BRITISH pensioner who took...

Rival footie fans launch ‘Benidorm or Bust’ charity race to Spain in aid of teenage cancer battle

RALLY: Fundraising fans with their kitted out cars RIVAL British football fans have teamed up for a...

Italian accused of raping 17-year-old British girl WALKS FREE from Valencian court as incident happened on Panamanian cruise ship

CRUISED THROUGH: Cruise liners docking in the Port of Valencia AN Italian accused of raping a 17-year-old British...

Drones which can photograph drivers using their mobile phone from 2km away launched in Spain TODAY

It comes after 31 people died and another 159 were seriously injured during Holy Week last year

BREAKING: Police reveal British woman, 84, committed suicide by jumping off a bridge in Javea

HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?: The bridge where a British pensioner reportedly committed suicide An 84-year-old British woman has...

British pensioner dies after falling off bridge in Javea on the Costa Blanca

SCENE: The bridge on Avenida de Augusta above where police were seen on the dry riverbed A BRITISH...

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...

Rain to soak Alicante’s Semana Santa celebrations

LENTEN TIDES: Rain will hit Alicante on Thursday morning THE Spanish meteorology agency (AEMET) has issued a yellow...

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

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

Spain’s Mercadona ditches single-use plastic bags

https://twitter.com/Mercadona/status/1117717950574792705 ONE 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 Denia A 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 time TROPHIES, 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 rubbish ANCIENT 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 Calpe AFTER 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 engine A 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, Alicante PLANS 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

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