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Spain’s Costa Blanca targets more gay and lesbian tourists plus extra Brits and Germans

COSTA Blanca tourism bosses want the region acknowledged as a 'high quality' destination for gay and lesbian visitors. Kick-starting a promotional campaign ahead of this...

ENTIRE nursing home catches COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca a week after first vaccinations

A major COVID-19 outbreak has been reported in a Torrevieja nursing home, a week after residents and staff were given their first dose of...

Belligerent Bulgarian murder fugitive doesn’t think straight as he abused police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Bulgarian man wanted for murder in his country made a fateful mistake in abusing the Policia Nacional in an incident which was videoed...

Children hooked on drugs are forced to rob homes on Spain’s Costa Blanca to pay off debts to criminal...

A Torrevieja gang supplied drugs to children and forced them to rob homes as payment. 11 people, including four minors, were arrested for belonging to...

Ukraine’s Honorary Consul condemns Russians beating up Ukrainian man in bar on Spain’s Costa Blanca

UKRAINE'S Honorary Consul in the Valencian Community has attacked the beating up of a Ukrainian resident in Torrevieja by allegedly three Russian nationals. Pablo Gil...

Four members of drugs gang led by notorious Irish criminal John Gilligan are arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Four people who posted marijuana to the UK from the southern Costa Blanca have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. They are members of a...

New accident leads to speed bumps appearing by dangerous pedestrian crossing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPEED bumps have been installed close to a Torrevieja pedestrian crossing after a man was struck by a car just 24 hours after a...

Dog falls six metres down Costa Blanca well in Spain followed by man who tries to rescue it

A man fell six metres down a Torrevieja well on Monday after he tried to rescue a dog. Both were both rescued within an hour. The...

Mystery of lower COVID-19 vaccination rates in expat areas of southern Costa Blanca in Spain

ONLY 72% of people aged 12 and over have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Torrevieja health department region. The number of full inoculations...

Brilla Torrevieja music festival to make its debut on Spain’s Costa Blanca this August

A BRAND new festival, Brilla Torrevieja, will be taking place in the centre of the coastal city, at Era de la Sal between August...

Dumb attacker slashes man’s neck and gets arrested after reporting a finger injury to the police on Spain’s Costa...

A Torrevieja man has been jailed for attempted murder after popping into a police station to report a cut finger caused by an assault. The...

Live long and prosper on Spain’s Costa Blanca as people aged 100 years and over triples in two decades

THE number of people aged 100 years and over has tripled over two decades in Alicante Province. Figures from the National Institute of Statistics(INE) show...

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...

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...

Question mark over plans for new €6 million health centre in expat area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

PLANS for a second Orihuela Costa medical centre are in serious doubt after it was confirmed, as expected, that Torrevieja area health services will...

Elderly holidaying couple are killed on a pedestrian crossing in the Costa Blanca area of Spain

A couple on holiday from Madrid were killed on a Torrevieja pedestrian crossing last night(August 23). The French driver of the van that hit them...

Alicante mayor is puzzled over pandemic curfew proposal for Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROMINENT Costa Blanca mayor says that he is 'puzzled' over a Valencian government suggestion to impose a night-time curfew to combat the spread...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

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...

Dry spell ends with flooded roads in regular Torrevieja blackspots on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEAVY rain brought flooding to Torrevieja on Sunday(March 7) with the usual quota of blocked or partially passable roads. Local forecasters, the Mastral Project, reported...

Living in Spain? Where will you pay Inheritance Tax?

‘In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes’ – Benjamin Franklin Never a truer word spoken, and quite honestly a depressing one!  Part of...

Costa Blanca marijuana gang packed drugs into sealed tin cans and took them by road from Spain to the...

POLICE have smashed a Costa Blanca drugs gang that exported marijuana in tin cans onboard vans and lorries to the United Kingdom. The Guardia Civil...

Holiday home burglary gang stole from at least 30 properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a ten-strong gang that stole and then sold items pinched from at least 30 Torrevieja holiday homes. Over €40,000 of...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

No ‘conclusive’ evidence found of gun match with Veronica Guerin murder in Irish mobster’s garden on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BALLISTIC analysis of a gun found at the Torrevieja home of Irish drug racketeer, John Gilligan, has proved inconclusive as to whether it was...

Irish gangster John Gilligan out of prison after paying bail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

IRISH felon John Gilligan has been bailed after he was arrested in Torrevieja over drug trafficking in mid-October. The 68-year-old criminal was released from Alicante's...

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