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British rock-climber suffers ‘severe’ head injuries after falling 10 metres on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH rock-climber has been rescued by firefighters after falling 10 metres on Spain's Costa Blanca. The woman, who's identity is not yet known, suffered...

Spain confirms 21-month grace period to Britons in event of no-deal Brexit

BRITONS in Spain have been guaranteed a 21-month grace period in which they will be classed as legally resident in the event of a...

WATCH: Man arrested for trying to sell an elephant’s foot disguised as a stool on social media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=8GyqX_-YjLc A MAN has been arrested for trying to sell an elephant’s foot disguised as a stool on the Costa Blanca. The Guardia Civil saw...

Spain’s ‘first ever’ multi-charity animal adoption website launches on the Costa Blanca

SPAIN’S ‘first ever’ multi-charity adoption website for cats, dogs and horses has had its launch on the Costa Blanca. More than half of all dogs...

IN PICS: Rainbows fill the skies after torrential rain on the Costa Blanca

EVERY cloud has a silver lining, as the saying goes. But in the Marina Alta comarca on the Costa Blanca, a brief torrent of rain...

Popular expat restaurant The Peppermill closes down in Benidorm following legal battle

POPULAR Benidorm restaurant The Peppermill has closed down after a lengthy legal battle. The restaurant was beloved among British expats for its bargain breakfast and...

Katie Price’s mum blasted for revealing she voted for Brexit despite living in Spain

Former glamour model Katie, who appeared on the show with her mum, added that she didn’t vote in the referendum

IN A PICKLE: Lorry flips on AP-7 motorway spilling 13,000 litres of petrol on artichoke field in Alicante

A LORRY carrying 27,000 litres of petrol and diesel flipped on the AP-7 motorway outside Alicante, spilling half of its contents on a nearby...

GREEDY SAMARITANS: criminal gang who slashed tourists’ tyres at toll booths along Costa Blanca and then robbed them finally...

TYRE slashers who targeted tourists’ vehicles along the Costa Blanca and then robbed them while pretending to help have been arrested by Police in...

THE ITALIAN JOB: Italian arrested after selling ex-mother-in-law’s Fiat 500 and then lying it was stolen in Alicante

AN Italian man has been arrested in Alicante after selling his ex-mother-in-law’s car and then lying it had been stolen. The man, 44, gained a...

BRITISH pensioner tells court he ‘couldn’t remember’ bludgeoning sleeping stepson’s head with a HAMMER before attempting to suffocate...

A BRITISH pensioner on trial for attempted murder has told an Alicante court he ‘couldn't remember’ taking a hammer to his stepson’s head while...

DIDN’T SEE THAT COMING: clairvoyant jailed for conning disabled woman out of €13,000 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CLAIRVOYANT has been sentenced to a year and three months for conning a disabled woman out of €13,000 on Spain’s Costa Blanca. The...

The Cabo de Santa Pola one step closer to becoming a municipal nature reserve on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Sierra and Cabo de Santa Pola has come a step closer to being designated a municipal nature reserve. The councillor for agriculture, environment,...

WATCH: SECOND dead dolphin in a week washes up on same 3km strip in Spain’s Costa Blanca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGuKpmoltiA&feature=youtu.be A SECOND dead dolphin has been spotted washing up on the Costa Blanca in the space of just a week. The dolphin was videoed by...

Town hall blasted for spending €90,000 on campaign to attract more British tourists to Spain’s Costa Blanca

A TOWN hall has been blasted for spending €90,000 on a campaign to attract more British tourists - to just four hotels! Calpe’s PP...

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

IT has taken five years, but the Olive Press Costa Blanca has finally arrived. Half a decade of research and planning - and with something...

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

AN earthquake has hit a popular holiday destination on the Costa Blanca, rattling residents’ windows and houses from Cartagena to Benidorm. The magnitude 4.0 earthquake...

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

A WEEK-long festival in Valencia celebrating Saint Joseph has seen the burning of a naked Donald Trump standing next to Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin...

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

GUARDIA Civil have arrested 21 people for cultivating and distributing illegal narcotics under a network of cannabis associations on the Costa Blanca, including two...

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

DRONES, great tits and pheromones have been used in the battle to control pine processionary caterpillar populations in the Region of Murcia. The hairy caterpillars,...

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...

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2,000 octogenarians vaccinated at one site on Friday and 200,000 more jabs promised next week in Spain’s Valencia Region

MORE THAN 2,000 octogenarian citizens of Torrevieja were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Friday, with regional authorities promising 213,000 more jabs through Valencia this coming...