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Thieving farmer pinches tractor parked outside Alicante area motor repair shop in Spain

POLICE in Alcoy have arrested a 33-year-old man who stole a tractor parked outside a motor repair shop and drove it to his farm. The...

Costa Blanca real estate agency operated pyramid-style swindle conning €5 million out of clients in Spain

THE Guardia Civil has arrested three people and are investigating three others over a massive real estate scam. The agency, Grupo Lorelai, operated out of...

Man tries to smuggle in big cocaine stash in suitcase at Spain’s Valencia Airport

A Peruvian man has been arrested at Valencia Airport for drug trafficking after a suitcase search revealed he was trying to smuggle in almost...

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...

Police in Spain’s Valencia called to home of dead person are shocked to find him alive

POLICIA Nacional officers discovered a corpse was still very much alive on Tuesday after getting an emergency call. They were summonsed to a property in...

Irish gang netted over €2 million in one year through asphalt scam across Spain

AN Irish gang ripped off businesses and public bodies across Spain by laying down poor quality asphalt surfaces but charging for a vastly superior...

Man stabs six dogs, killing one of them, after breaking into Valencia area property in Spain

A man, 32, is being investigated by the Valencia Guardia Civil over a brutal attack on six hunting dogs in Benaguacil. He potentially faces animal...

Teenagers arrested for recording video of couple having sex in toilet cubicle in Valencia area nightclub in Spain

TWO men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested for recording a video of two people having sex in a toilet cubicle at a...

EXCLUSIVE: How British tourists are bypassing disability rules to rent mobility scooters in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE in Benidorm have launched a crackdown on tourists renting mobility scooters and issuing fines of up to €500 after it emerged many of...

The Property Shop in Ciudad Quesada on Spain’s Costa Blanca has a reputation that speaks for itself

ALWAYS reliable, The Property Shop has been established in Ciudad Quesada for over 20 years and, in that time, has earned a reputation for...

Dog owners ordered to carry poop bags and to clear up urine in Valencia area town in Spain

BURJASSOT council in Valencia Province has declared war on dog owners who allow their pets to foul public areas without clearing up their mess. A...

Temperature records smashed as southern Costa Blanca sizzled in Spain

TEMPERATURE records were smashed on Monday as southern parts of Alicante Province sizzled in a heatwave. Alicante-Elche airport logged its highest temperature since opening in...

WATCH: Pioneering lifeguard drone saves 14-year-old from drowning off beach in Spain’s Valencia

A pioneering lifeguard drone being used to patrol beaches in the Valencia regions has saved a 14-year-old from drowning. A video shows how the boy...

Unconscious British man in Alicante Province home saved after worried wife calls Spanish police from UK

GUARDIA Civil officers broke down the front door of a Hondon de las Nieves house to rescue a British man lying unconscious on the...

Enraged nightclub bouncer beats up and stabs ‘annoying’ customer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante nightclub bouncer has been arrested for causing serious injury to an 'annoying' customer in the port area of the city. The Policia Nacional...

Beekeepers try to swindle insurers out of €96,000 over bogus bee hive robberies in Spain’s Valencia area

TWO beekeepers made a fake €96,000 insurance claim by saying 1,200 bee hives had been stolen from their Ontinyent farm in Valencia Province. A father...

Benidorm fraudsters sell bogus concert tickets to customers across Spain in identity theft ruse

POLICE have arrested two Benidorm fraudsters, aged 21 and 23, who sold fake concert and festival tickets via a prominent social media network as...

British tourist faces fine for setting off fireworks in high-risk fire zone on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British tourist faces a fine of up to €750 for setting off fireworks next to a high-risk fire area on the Costa Blanca. Javea's...

Helicopter rescues British dementia sufferer missing for two days in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante Provincial fire service helicopter has rescued a British man in the Benidorm area after he went missing on Wednesday. Richard Morris, 76, suffers...

Elderly driver hits child and drags police officer along road amidst chaotic scenes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 75-year-old motorist caused chaos in Elche after hitting a child and then trying to drive off with a police officer clutching the driver's...

Three die after bull running injuries sustained in different fiestas across Spain’s Valencia region

THREE men have died in 24 hours from wounds suffered during different bull-running festivals in eastern Spain. All three were unjured during traditional bous al...

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...

Costa Blanca airport in Spain welcomes bright new-look tourist information office

AN expanded Tourist Information office has gone into service within the arrivals area of Alicante-Elche airport. The refurbished office provides access to information for 24...

Teenager cons elderly people with sob story of dying parents in Spain’s Valencia

A 19-year-old Valencia area man concocted a sob story about his dying parents to extract sympathy money from elderly victims. He has been arrested and...

Toddler attacked and bitten by miniature bull terrier dog outside bar in Spain’s Valencia

AN 11-month-old girl was taken to Valencia's La Fe Hospital after being bitten by a dog outside a Xativa bar. The girl's condition was described...

EXCLUSIVE: Crisis at Torrevieja hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca as doctors quit in their droves and patients wait ‘up...

DOCTORS at the Costa Blanca’s most beleaguered hospital have slammed the appalling working conditions and disgraceful levels of care. They told the Olive Press that...

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