Saturday, January 16, 2021

COVID-19 cases double over a week in densely-populated British expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES mayor, Antonio Perez, is appealing to all citizens to act responsibly in light of positive COVID-19 cases DOUBLING in a week.

UK man climbs the Convent to protest for homeless rights in Gibraltar

A MAN who climbed the roof of the Governor’s home to protest for the rights of the homeless on the Rock has been arrested.

Valencian president demands State of Alarm change to allow lockdowns on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Valencian President has called for national State of Alarm rules to be altered because he cannot impose lockdowns which are currently...

COVID-19 mass testing call in Benidorm area town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLITICIANS in Polop near Benidorm have demanded mass PCR testing for the 5,000-strong population to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Social gatherings banned between people not living together in Spain’s Murcia region

THE ENTIRE Murcia region has banned social gatherings between non-cohabitants, from today, January 14. Meetings of any sort will...

Interpol track down Latin American paedophile fugitive to Spain’s Murcia region

A Paraguayan man accused of sexually assaulting two young children in Argentina has been arrested in Murcia. The 28-year-old...

Spain’s Andalucia registers the highest number of infections since the beginning of the pandemic

ANDALUCIA has recorded the highest number of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic. According to data provided...

Justice needed – the problems we face in Spain

By Lisa Burgess GLADSTONE said ‘justice delayed is justice denied’. I say this because I have heard of so...

No respite for high COVID-19 infection rate in Spain’s Valencian Community

4,810 new COVID-19 cases within a day in the Valencian Community were reported last night(January 13) by the regional health ministry.

Junta President calls for home confinement in Spain­—while notifying mobility will be limited in Andalucia

JUNTA President, Juanma Moreno, has asked the central government to consider a return to home confinement in Spain. During...

BUMPY RIDE with top tourist airport pole-axed by COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COVID-19 took its toll on Alicante-Elche airport last year with passenger numbers slashed by 85% on 2019's historic record high.

Over £4 million of hashish found hidden on a boat off Gibraltar coast

A ROUTINE patrol has revealed a secret hiding place for 825 kilos of hashish on a small pleasure boat off Europa Point.

Outrage as commuters pack bus in Spain’s Mallorca on same day tougher COVID-19 restrictions come into force

The commuter had shared pictures on Twitter of her journey on Palma's number 35 bus this morning

Death of the tax return as UK landlords face the biggest change in a generation

OVER the next two years, UK landlords face the biggest change in tax returns in a generation.  From April...

Disgraced former King Juan Carlos to retain royal status ‘for life’ as pressure grows from government lawyers

JUAN Carlos I, the disgraced former King of Spain will retain his royal moniker 'for life' it was announced yesterday.

Spain’s Andalucia in need of ‘urgent’ blood donations as stocks run low

THE Andalucian health system has made a call for ‘urgent’ blood donations. Official sources from the Regional Ministry of...

Expats still have time to apply for residencia in Spain and help is available

BRITISH expats can still apply for residencia to protect their rights while living in Spain, despite the UK leaving the EU.

‘TOUGHEN UP’ COVID-19 fight call from mayors on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SEVERAL Costa Blanca mayors want tougher action from the Valencian Government to combat increasing COVID-19 infection rates. Gata de...

Netflix casting call in Spain’s Ronda

NETFLIX is looking for extras for its new series ‘Feria.’ The company Son de Casting has put out a...

BLACKEST DAY yet for COVID-19 deaths in Spain’s Valencian Community

92 people have died in just 24 hours in the highest single day COVID-19 death toll in the Valencian Community.

Gibraltar will have final word on post-Brexit treaty, says CM

GIBRALTAR will have last word over talks on the final Schengen treaty, its Chief Minister has revealed in his New Year message,

Hard-pressed hospitality and tourist sectors get COVID-19 cash boost on Spain’s Costa Blanca

STRUGGLING bars and restaurants are among businesses on the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community who will be able to get cash...

Inmate chokes to death while eating plate of meatballs in Spain’s Mallorca

The man, aged 58, had been eating his lunch in the cafeteria of Palma Penitentiary when the accident happened

OPINION: For expats looking to import their favourite food Brexit is a rotten deal

Who knew the length Brits expats would go for their imports?  After border guards in the Netherlands confiscated ham...

BREAKING: Majority of Spain’s Costa del Sol declared an ‘extreme risk’ for COVID-19 transmission, including Marbella, Estepona, Mijas and...

MARBELLA, Mijas and Estepona have been declared as an ‘extreme risk’ in terms of coronavirus transmission.  The Costa del...

Dive into new year for a good cause with sponsored swimming event in the Costa del Sol

IT's one of the signature events in the Costa del Sol calendar- and there's no surer sign the new year has begun...