Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Torrevieja

Unlucky burglar tries to rob home of Guardia Civil agent on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BURGLAR made a massive mistake when he tried to break into a Torrevieja home which just happened to be owned by a Guardia...

TOP MARKS: Up to 45 stretches of coastline in the Valencian Community classed as having ‘exceptional environmental value’

UP to 45 beaches throughout the Valencian Community have been granted top marks in a new environmental study by the regional government. The autonomous community’s...

Man tipped a cupboard onto his mother to conceal baseball bat killing at her Costa Blanca home in Spain

A Belgian man has been jailed for 18 years after he murdered his mother in Torrevieja. The 41-year-old killer, named as Jean Christophe C, repeatedly...

Grapes of wrath for Costa Blanca vineyard owner in Spain who was not paid for UK export deal

A Catalan businessman has been arrested for scamming an Alicante Province farmer out of 45 tons of grapes that ended up in Manchester. The farmer...

Benidorm’s Levante beach hosts summer police boost for Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Policia Nacional launched their 'Operation Summer 2022' campaign at Benidorm's Levante beach on Friday with 225 trainee officers boosting their ranks during the...

Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds, QROPs, SIPPs – do you really know what they’re costing you?

John (I’ve changed his name for the sake of this article) wanted a second opinion on an investment plan he had set up when...

Does Your Financial Adviser Manage Your Pension or Investment In The Best Way Possible?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Chorus Financial strive to offer the best Investment Management in Spain, basing our client portfolios on...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Police arrest hit-and-run driver who fled Andalucia’s Sevilla to hide on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A serial criminal has been arrested at Alicante bus station following a serious hit-and-run incident in Sevilla. The driver, 28, knocked over a moped rider...

Under-fire boss resigns from criticised Torrevieja Hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE head of Torrevieja's health department, Pilar Santos, has resigned just over a year after it returned to public management. Ribera Salud contract to run...

COVID CLAMPDOWN as police aim to stop party crowds in early New Year celebrations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MAJOR police operations will kick in across the Costa Blanca tomorrow(December 31) to stop daytime crowds coming together in an early New Year celebration. The...

Landmark in a Costa Blanca city in Spain gets a full clean some 46 years after its unveiling

A Torrevieja landmark is getting a major makeover to repair damage caused by coastal erosion. The 'Hombre de Mar'(Man of the Sea) statue, was designed...

‘Phishing’ and ‘Smishing’ gang arrested for mass internet banking scam based in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A Costa Blanca gang led by four brothers have been arrested by the Guardia Civil over an internet scam that netted cash from 163...

Weekly Market Roundup

Weekly Market News - 16/05/2022 Stock markets had another rough week with some very choppy moves on concerns over monetary tightening to combat high inflation...

Tourist tax with little support gets voted in for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A controversial tourist tax has been approved by the Valencian parliament permitting local councils across the region to impose a levy on accommodation. The tax...

Mayor in power for 30 years faces corruption quiz on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LOS MONTESINOS mayor, Jose Manuel Butron, could be thrown out of office if he is found guilty of harassment, bribery, and prevarication charges. Butron has...

Investors Beware: Stay on the right side of change!

Change is happening all around us, nothing stands still for long. It would’ve been incredibly hard to plan ahead for 2020, instead we had...

British fugitive brothers ram a police car before getting arrested on the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO British brothers wanted in the UK for drug trafficking and being part of a million pound robbery have been arrested in Torrevieja. The men...

Unvaccinated people told to stay away from New Year’s Eve parties in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

VALENCIAN Community residents who have received no COVID-19 vaccines have been told to stay away from New Year's Eve parties. The appeal came this Thursday...

Delays to new dual-carriageway for busy Costa Blanca road raised in Spain’s Congress

QUESTIONS have been tabled in Spain's Congress about the long delay to executing plans to convert the N-332 highway in Torrevieja to a dual...

British bar robber caught in the act by off-duty Guardia Civil agent in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH thief was rumbled by an off-duty Guardia Civil agent when he tried to leave a Torrevieja bar with stolen cash and alcohol. Bail...

Corpse of striped dolphin found washed up on public beach in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A TORREVIEJA resident was shocked to discover a dolphin washed up dead on San Roque beach this morning(March 17). The early morning walker found the...

Fire crew hoist overweight man out of Costa Blanca apartment window in Spain

FIREFIGHTERS had to call in a special crane to rescue an overweight man trapped in his Torrevieja home. The 185 kilo(27 stone) resident lives in...

Distracted smartphone pedestrians on Spain’s Costa Blanca get Europe’s first road crossing warning lights

TORREVIEJA has become Europe's first city to install warning pavement lights to warn mobile phone distracted pedestrians of dangers at crossings. Traditional red and green...

Elderly British hoarder probably lay dead for fortnight in her Costa Blanca home in Spain

THE body of an 82-year-old British woman was found in her Torrevieja home after neighbours reported a strong smell coming from the building. Police found...

80-year-old dies after driving on the wrong side of a motorway on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN 80-year-old man died after a five kilometre drive on the wrong side of the AP-7 motorway in the Torrevieja area. He collided with a...

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