Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Costa Blanca

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...

Costa Blanca residents furious as beaches are ‘closed off’ by piles of putrefying posidonia seagrass

RESIDENTS have taken to social media to express disgust over piles of posidonia seagrass so thick they 'can't get to the sea'.

RELIEF: Cool air to hit the Costa Blanca this Sunday with temperatures dropping to 30°C

THE heatwaves throughout July felt like they would never end.But relief is on the horizon as a 'temperature...

Ryanair refuse British nurse a flight home from Alicante after her ‘swollen face’ didn’t match passport picture

RYANAIR has refused boarding to a British nurse after her face swelled up and no longer matched her passport picture.

SALE: Up to 50% off at unique upholsterer and furniture supplier Harris Furnishings in Pedreguer

HARRIS Furnishings is celebrating its third anniversary with a sale, offering up to 50% off selected items in store until August.

Brit arrested after pretending he was robbed in Benidorm

A BRITISH man has been arrested after pretending to police he was robbed in Benidorm.The man, 45, made...

British expats in Spain would have ‘strong case’ to sue UK government in case of no-deal Brexit, MP warns

“As a former UK government lawyer I can reasonably foresee an enormous unprecedented amount of litigation raised by British citizens"

One-year-old baby among three tourists killed in car collision on the AP-7 motorway near Alicante

A ONE-YEAR-OLD baby has been named among three fatalities following a tragic car crash near El Campello on the Costa Blanca.

Expat, 61, murders his wife, 57, and tries to commit suicide in Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN expat has murdered his wife, age 57, and then turned the blade on himself in a suicide attempt on Spain's Costa...

Family of injured British tourist who broke his neck on a Benidorm waterslide blast Aqualandia’s denial of responsibility

THE family of a British tourist who broke his neck on a Benidorm waterslide have blasted Aqualandia's denial of responsibility.

PLEASE FIND EINSTEIN!: Expat pleads for help after 60-year-old talking parrot STOLEN from Costa Blanca restaurant

AN expat is pleading for help after a 60-year-old talking parrot was stolen from his restaurant on the Costa Blanca.

OPINION: The ruling that Javier Sanchez is Julio Iglesias’ third-born son is about more than money – it’s about...

“For so long, hiding the truth with lies.”These are the words to one of Julio Iglesias’ most enduring...

British expat launches cervical cancer awareness campaign after mum dies at just 41 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SHARON Norrie tragically passed away last month at the untimely age of 41, from complications that began as cervical cancer.

YOU TOO?: Brit scammed by bogus Sky TV box distributor fears ‘many more’ could be affected on Spain’s Costa...

A BRITISH expat claims he has been scammed by a Costa Blanca company offering bogus Sky TV boxes.Ray...

REVEALED: Amy Winehouse wrote three songs from Back to Black while holidaying in Alicante

FEW knew that when the soulful, heart-wrenching vocals of Back to Black hit top-ten charts around the world in 2006, they would...

SIMPLY THE REST: Driving through Spain this summer? Here are the best boutique hotels to stop at en route

Depending on your route, you will pass some of Spain’s most emblematic cities and towns

French couple, 80 and 66, injured after paddling pool crashes through terrace floor into garage below on Spain’s Costa...

A FRENCH couple were injured in Mutxamel, Alicante, when their paddling pool broke through the terrace where they had set it up.

OWN MEDICINE: Lawyer arrested in Murcia court after speeding to a trial on a traffic accident

A TARDY Murcia lawyer who sped to a trial was arrested in court by police agents testifying in the same case.

British holidaymaker, 23, could be ‘permanently paralysed’ after breaking neck on waterslide in Benidorm’s Aqualandia

A BRITISH holidaymaker's life has changed forever after a horrific freak accident at Benidorm's Aqualandia left him paralysed.David...

Alicante rapist jailed for 12 years after claiming asylum seeker, 26, could not report him because she was an...

A CONVICTED criminal has been sent back to prison for 12 years after raping an asylum seeker and claiming she couldn’t denounce...

IN PICS: Forest fire escalates on Spain’s Costa Blanca as 45 people are evacuated

A FOREST fire raging on Spain's Costa Blanca has seen 45 people evacuated from their homes.The fire was...

British man, 46, arrested after stabbing 20-year-old at 11AM in a bar in Alfaz del Pi on the Costa...

A BRITISH man, 46, has been detained after stabbing a 20-year-old at 11am in a bar in Alfaz del Pi.

THIRTEEN air units battle forest fire in Beneixama on Spain’s Costa Blanca as ‘Level 2 emergency’ is declared

A LEVEL 2 emergency situation has been declared as 13 airborne units battle a raging forest fire in Beneixama on Spain's Costa...

British carers given four years in jail for defrauding elderly couple of €270,000 in Alicante – but will KEEP...

A BRITISH couple who were caring for an elderly pair have been given four years in jail after an Alicante court found...

Two men using fake €500 notes ‘so good they were undetectable by machines’ caught after blowing 15 of them...

TWO men have been arrested in Alicante for using fake €500 bank notes so good they were 'undetectable by machines'.

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