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

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has issued a warning about the presence of cannabis in a brand of children's cookies that...

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 Blanca. The diving...

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 affect every...

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 60,000 staff will affect all airports...

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

A British pensioner has had his €35,000 Rolex stolen after being followed for over an hour from Calpe to Moraira. Ronald Johnson, 72, was leaving...

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

A BRITISH pensioner who took a hammer to his sleeping stepson's head has been jailed following a court hearing on the Costa Blanca. Robert Ulph,...

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

RIVAL British football fans have teamed up for a rally car race to Benidorm in support of a teenager battling cancer The ‘Benidorm or...

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

AN Italian accused of raping a 17-year-old British girl on a cruise-liner has walked free from a Valencian court due to a legal loophole. After...

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

An 84-year-old British woman has committed suicide after jumping off a bridge over the dry riverbed in Javea. Concerned social media users spotted three police...

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

A BRITISH woman has tragically died after falling from a bridge above a dry riverbed in Javea. Concerned social media users spotted three police cars...

IN PICS: Four dogs found chained in abandoned house without food among rubbish and faeces on the Costa Blanca

FOUR dogs have been discovered chained in an abandoned house without food on the Costa Blanca. British expat Roger Ballantine was out walking near Orba,...

Rain to soak Alicante’s Semana Santa celebrations

THE Spanish meteorology agency (AEMET) has issued a yellow weather warning for this coming Thursday, predicting gale-force winds and waves up to three metres...

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

IF you thought airport car parks were pricey, be grateful you’re not parking a plane. A Russian Antonov An-124 is being charged €1,000 a day...

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. Mercadona, which owns 1636 supermarkets across Spain and Portugal, announced...

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

A WOMAN has died after losing her balance while picking a flower on the cliffs of Les Rotes, near Denia. The 67-year-old, of French nationality,...

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

TROPHIES, medals and bottles of bubbly saw off this year’s edition of The Mirador Challenge, comprising 15 iconic viewpoints along the coastline of Javea. The...

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

ANCIENT Roman mosaics will soon be open to the public in Calpe after undergoing months of restoration work. The 2,000-year-old artworks at the Baños...

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

AFTER four knee operations, a bulging disk and 30 years of excruciating back pain, most 58-year-olds would choose the bar stool over the bike...

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 A BRITISH expat has rescued a litter of day-old kittens found in a car engine by a bewildered mechanic on the Costa Blanca. Sarah Mowers-Paye,...

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

PLANS to halt a plague decimating almond groves has caused uproar after revealing 100,000 trees will be cut down in Alicante. Campaigners say the scheme...

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’

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Good pandemic news with fresh falls in both COVID cases and hospital admissions on Spain’s Costa Blanca

131 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 13) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...