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UPDATE: Two seriously injured after collision between coach and three cars on AP-7 motorway outside Alicante

GUARDIA have confirmed two people are seriously injured after a coach collided with three cars on the AP-7 motorway outside Alicante. The bus, reportedly 'full...

Man gored to death by bull at Alicante festival

A man has died at a Spanish festival after being knocked to the ground and gored by a young bull. The unnamed 26-year-old was...

The mighty power of Facebook groups is harnessed by Loraine Gostling in the hunt for her missing pooch

My pondering journeys over the last week have taken me to many places. Much of my inspiration for writing this column obviously comes from...

‘Bus full of tourists’ crashes on AP-7 motorway towards Alicante Airport

A BUS reportedly 'full of tourists' has crashed on the AP-7 motorway outside Alicante. The incident was spotted by an eyewitness at 11.49pm on Saturday...

OLD AGE BENIDORMERS: New two-part series follows elderly Brits still partying, dancing and drinking through ‘penis-shaped straws’ in Benidorm

GRACE cackles loudly as she glugs a bucket of booze through a penis-shaped straw while wearing a red satin hat with 'BAD GIRL' emblazoned...

VICTORY: Olive Press article ‘pivotal’ in release of six dogs locked in an abandoned house on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Olive Press has been ‘pivotal’ in the release of six podenco dogs trapped in an abandoned house on the Costa Blanca. Grace Boas last...

WANTED: The 11 British fugitives who may be hiding among expat communities in Spain

The UK's National Crime Agency has launched a fresh appeal today

You can now have takeaway food delivered by JETSKI to yachts and beaches on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa...

The so-called 'aquariders' will bring food from your favourite restaurants to your floating vessel

Expat ringleader of the horse meat scandal arrested on the Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil have arrested an expat for his responsibility in the biggest food scam in Europe - a.k.a. Horsegate, the horse meat scandal . Jan...

Rowdy stag party throws bottle of gin at toddler on drunken flight from Cardiff to Alicante

A TODDLER had a near-miss with a flying bottle of gin as a stag party en route to Alicante turned rowdy. Passengers on the Vueling...

Costa Blanca Chiringuito gives free beer for every cup of cigarette butts handed in

A CHIRINGUITO on the Costa Blanca has found an iconic solution to help keep its beaches clean. Spoiler alert: it includes free beer. The Chiringuito...

Benidorm thieves targeting British tourists caught with FOUR suitcases of stolen smartphones

A GANG of thieves have been arrested in Benidorm after they were caught leaving their apartment with four suitcases of stolen smartphones. The arrested, of...

Vandals chuck white paint over municipal vehicle sent to control illegal dumping of waste on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IN a shocking twist of irony, vandals have thrown white paint over a government vehicle sent to control illegal dumping of waste in a...

SHOCKING: Bull with flaming horns escapes enclosure before falling down ravine in Valencia

THIS video shows the shocking moment a bull with flaming horns broke loose from its enclosure and charged into a ravine in Sagunto, near...

WATCH: British ambassador Simon Manley’s Brexit update for UK nationals in Spain ahead of live Q&A tomorrow

Manley warned expats that they must ensure they are 'properly registered' before the expected EU departure date on October 31

Elderly British hiker dies in cliff fall after getting separated from group in southern Spain

An investigation is now underway and the results of a post-mortem are expected today

Foreign demand for Spanish homes is cooling off for the first time since the market’s 2010 recovery

FOREIGN demand is showing a marked slowdown for the first time since 2010, new statistics have suggested.  As reported on Spanish Property Insight, after some...

Spain’s tapas favourites which double as cancer fighting superfoods

Recent studies by a team of researchers at Almeria University have even linked gazpacho and salmorejo, Andalucian tapa staples, to helping prevent the development of colorectal cancer

Brit suffered neck injury on Aqualandia’s Splash just a MONTH before David Briffaut, 23, was left paralysed

A BRITISH tourist has told the Olive Press how he suffered a neck injury just one month before David Briffaut was left paralysed on...

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 from the...

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'. One resident in...

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 drop' is expected to hit Alicante...

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. Shannon Wotherspoon, 24, was stranded...

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. The family-run business relocated...

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 a falsified denuncia claiming two thugs...

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"

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Spain’s Costa Blanca South continues positive trend with no Covid deaths for four days

GREAT NEWS published this afternoon in that the Vega Baja region of Costa Blanca South has recorded no Coronavirus-related deaths for four days. The last...