Saturday, January 16, 2021

BREAKING: Manhunt for acid attacker after girlfriend and pal doused in hydrochloric acid, one airlifted to hospital

A MANHUNT is underway for an acid attacker who doused two women with hydrochloric acid. The sickening attack occurred...

Largest synthetic drug bust in Spain history as 11 arrested in raids across the country

POLICE have blown apart one of Europe's largest synthetic drug networks with bases across Spain, including Seville and Malaga.

THIRD WAVE: Spain’s Andalucia sees biggest increase in COVID-19 hospitalisations since early November as incidence rate soars

ANDALUCIA has detected 2,508 cases of coronavirus Tuesday, the Junta has announced. The figure is far fewer than...

Call for earlier curfew and hospitality closure to stop COVID-19 spread as government splits appear in Spain’s...

A key coalition partner in the Valencian Government has called for stronger measures to combat the record-breaking COVID-19 case numbers in the...

Expat brutally murdered in his Bentley in upmarket neighbourhood on Spain’s Costa del Sol had more than 20 bullet...

A FRENCH national received more than 20 bullets when he was shot to death in his Bentley in Benahavis on Sunday, police...

Over 500 people attend banned protest against COVID-19 restrictions in Spain’s Mallorca

The demonstration, scheduled to take place this morning in front of the Consolat de Mar, had been banned by the Balearic government

Ex-schoolboy jailed in Spain’s Costa Blanca for knifing pupil in class over Islamic insults

A Torrevieja teenager has received a five year jail sentence after stabbing a fellow high school pupil in the back for criticising...

Spain under Strain: how storm Filomena has put the country on its knees

AS the country freezes in some of the coldest temperatures on record and the capital lies under a blanket of snow for...

SOUR GRAPES as fruit fraudsters pull organic con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A fruity con with basic Costa Blanca-grown grapes being branded as 'organic' has been broken up by the Guardia Civil.

COVID-19 packs out Murcia region hospitals in Spain forcing return to local border closures

MOST of the Murcia region's municipalities are to close their borders due to the steep rise in COVID-19 cases.

Promenade repairs to start after delays at popular beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA is seeing long-awaited repair work start today(January 11) at the Paseo de La Glea in Campoamur. Officials...

Gibraltar and Spain police forces foil £15 million hash smuggling ring

AROUND 2.8 tonnes of hashish with a value of £15 million has been seized in a joint operation between Gibraltar and Spanish police forces.

EARLY CLOSING for bars and restaurants on Spain’s Costa Blanca leads to legal threat against health minister

BARS and restaurants in Alicante Province plan to sue the Valencian Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, over restricted opening hours.

Social gatherings between non-cohabiting persons banned in Spain’s Ibiza and Mallorca

From this Wednesday, social gatherings between people who do not live together will be prohibited on the two islands

Salt sent to Spain’s snowy centre in storm solution and show of ‘solidarity’ by Costa Blanca cities

TORREVIEJA Council has joined up with an Orihuela company to send road salt to central Spain, in light of the deadly snow...

Morocco buys first Spanish battleship in 40 years to help combat Spain’s migrant crisis

THE Moroccan Navy has signed a contract with a large Spanish shipbuilder to supply a brand new patrol vessel for the first...

Adrift in Madrid’s white weekend

IF we thought the bells on New Year’s Eve marked the end of our troubles, a historic snowfall in and around Madrid...

BREAKING: Spain’s Andalucia detects 4,896 cases Monday in worst figure for two months as incidence rate soars to 298...

SOME 4,896 coronavirus cases have been detected in Andalucia on Monday in the highest daily increase since November 7.

SNOW SEEKERS blasted for weekend mountain pleasure drives on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SNOW in the Alicante Province mountains over the weekend brought out motorists who got stuck after going for a pleasure drive.

Man gunned down in his car on Spain’s Costa del Sol in second shooting in four weeks

A MAN has been fatally shot inside his car in the Costa del Sol town of Benahavis in what is the second...

Vaccines arrive in Gibraltar as COVID-19 claims four more lives

THE first vaccines were distributed to 420 people as four more died of the virus on the same weekend, the blackest day so far.

‘I WANTED TO GIVE UP’: Marbella-based British expat and former COVID-denier says ‘virus is real’ after testing positive and...

“I felt like it was never going to end, my wife called the doctors every day for a week because I was getting worse”

All non-essential surgery AND treatment suspended at hospitals throughout Spain’s Valencia region

HOSPITALS throughout the Valencia region have suspended all non-emergency surgical activity to make bed space for Coronavirus victims. General...

Shopping centres to expect increased police presence after 5pm to “assess compliance” on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SHOPPERS will be counted in and counted out of shopping centres, as police are redirected from the social sector at 5pm.

SPECIAL REPORT: Snow and severe weather bring four deaths and travel chaos to Spain as army called in, flights...

The first reported victims were a South American couple who drowned in Mijas after their car was swept away by surging water

Spain’s Andalucia detects 3,542 COVID-19 cases Saturday in highest daily figure since November 26, deaths also surge

ANDALUCIA has detected 3,542 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest daily figure since November 26 (3,549).