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Body of missing American/Russian woman found in shallow grave in Spain’s Valencia as husband goes on the run

THE body of an American woman missing since Christmas has been discovered in a shallow grave in woods in the town of Alzira in...

Homophobic child mob attacks teacher on secondary school playground in Spain’s Valencia

AT least a dozen children have been expelled by a Valencia Province secondary school after a homophobic mob attack on a teacher. The expulsions have...

Husband gets rolling pin head-bashing as married couple are arrested in Spain’s Valencia

POLICE in Valencia City have arrested a married couple after a violent brawl with both parties suffering injuries. A Policia Nacional patrol was sent to...

Blaze destroys €5million superyacht moored in port in Spain’s Valencia

A FIRE destroyed and sank a £5million yacht in the port of Valencia last week. The blaze was such that six separate fire crews were...

Home property sales in Spain record highest March figures in 15 years

HOME property sales in Spain soared to their highest March level since 2007 according to official figures. The National Statistics Institute reported 59,272 registered sales...

Large inflatable boat causes traffic chaos on Costa Blanca road in Spain

A big inflatable boat was the surprise chaos of traffic jams on the A-70 Alicante ring road on Thursday. A car suffered a tyre blowout...

IN PICS: Loggerhead turtle lays 130 eggs in sands of Costa Blanca beach in Spain

GUARDIA Civil officers cordoned off part of a Guardamar del Segura beach on Tuesday morning after hearing about a loggerhead turtle laying its eggs...

Woman killed by husband’s uncle who then leaps to death out of window in Spain’s Valencia

TWO people died in Alginet on Wednesday with a woman stabbed to death and her male attacker then fatally leaping out of a window. The...

Sweatshop paid workers just €10 to peel and wash 100 kilos of onions on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO business owners have been arrested in Callosa de Segura for infringing workers rights. The Spaniards ran a vegetable warehouse which paid shockingly-low wages and...

British man arrested after police chase marijuana ‘convoy’ in Spain’s Alicante area

A British man, 24, has been arrested in Elda after police chased three cars running a marijuana convoy. Convoys are a regular practice in the...

Handyman convicted again of murdering British granny on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Dutch handyman has been found guilty again of murdering a British pensioner to steal €550 from her purse. The body of Margaret McNulty, 70,...

Costa Blanca airport in Spain pioneers special sensory room for autistic travellers

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport will become Spain's first airport to have a special room for passengers with autism spectrum disorders(ASD). A lounge will be created close to...

British marijuana grower on Spain’s Costa Blanca used young son to make drug deliveries on electric scooter

A drugs gang that cultivated and exported marijuana across Europe from plantations in Alicante Province has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. One of the...

Spain-wide appeal to find kidnap gang boss after snatching Costa Blanca couple to steal cryptocurrency codes

THE Guardia Civil have launched a nationwide appeal to find the mastermind behind an Alicante kidnapping plot last Summer to prise out lucrative cryptocurrency...

Young thief jailed for spree of smashing vending machines with manhole covers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Elche man has been jailed after he was arrested six times in a few days for breaking into vending machines in the city. The...

Spain’s Valencia beaten by Marseille in battle for 2022 European Capital of Innovation award

VALENCIA has failed to become the 2022 European Capital of Innovation after it was beaten by Marseille. The announcement was made during an awards ceremony...

Phone scam extorts bars and restaurants over ‘unpaid’ electricity bills on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil has broken up a Madrid gang who said they'd cut off electricity to 26 Alicante Province hotels and restaurants after falsely...

Costa Blanca urbanisation in Spain finally getting the street lights it needs after decades-long battle

DEMANDS for a proper street lighting system on a Javea urbanisation are coming to fruition this year. Residents on the El Tosalet urbanisation had to...

Gay couple arrested for domestic violence after one month of living together in Spain’s Alicante area

A gay couple came to blows in their Petrer home with both men arrested for domestic violence. One of them was taken to hospital with...

Children relax in the world of virtual reality before operations at Valencia hospital in Spain

ALL patients get nervous before a hospital operation and especially youngsters who may never have been in a hospital before. That's prompted the Hospital Clinic...

Online Costa Blanca scammers sold fake tickets to festivals and shows in Spain

THREE Alicante scammers have been arrested for selling counterfeit tickets to festivals and shows across Spain. The online fraud prompted over a hundred complaints to...

Campsite fire victim taken by helicopter to Valencia hospital in critical condition

A WORKER has been severely injured in a kitchen fire at Papa del Mar campsite between Benicarlo and Peñiscola (Castellon). The causes for the accident...

Valencian scientists develop sensor to detect coronavirus levels in the air

The device can be used to evaluate the air quality in enclosed spaces such as homes, classrooms, restaurants, cinemas and public transport.

Police officer in Valencia’s Castellon busted for drink-driving and escaping from his colleagues

A LOCAL police officer from Castellon city has been arrested for allegedly driving while over the limit and escaping a breathalyser test by his...

Curfew extension to fight COVID-19 is one of ‘few options left’ says Health Minister in Spain’s Valencian Community

VALENCIAN Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, has insisted that bringing forward the curfew start-time is one of the 'few options left' to try to reduce...

BREAKING: Hospitality workers and business owners protest outside regional government HQ in Valencia

AN estimated 200 employees and business owners within the hospitality sector are at this moment protesting outside the regional government headquarters in Valencia city. Angry...

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