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BACK IN BUSINESS: Nightclub reopens in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca after licensing dispute closure

ONE of seven businesses closed in Javea's Paseo de Arenal beach area in mid-May reopened on Saturday. The Achill nightclub is one of three outlets...

Road carnage sees drunk driver kill two women in Valencia area of Spain

A drunk driver has been arrested over the death of two people on the V-23 highway in Sagunto on Sunday night. The intoxicated motorist, 31,...

Sticky and sleepless nights warning with soaring temperatures on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOT equatorial nights are being forecast for parts of the Costa Blanca towards the weekend. Daytime maximums are predicted to touch at least 35 degrees...

Luxury Costa Blanca villa in Spain turned into marijuana farm serving central Europe

A luxury villa in an upmarket area of Alicante was converted into a marijuana farm to serve drug traffickers in central Europe Six Lithuanian men...

Treasure trove of over 1,000 historical ceramics found at Valencia house in Spain

OVER 1,000 historical ceramics- some dating back to the 12th century- have been discovered at a house in Guadassuar, Valencia Province. The Guardia Civil visited...

Bogus police officers tie up elderly woman during home robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO bogus police officers entered the home of a 75-year-old Alicante woman before tying her up and rifling through the property. The intruders were part...

Dangerous Polish fugitive arrested inside Costa Blanca nightclub in Spain

A dangerous Polish criminal who ran a drug trafficking gang and tried to kill a rival gang leader, has been arrested at a Costa...

Naked man tries to rape and drown woman at Valencia beach in Spain

A 53-year-old Spaniard has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for trying to rape and then drown a woman at Valencia's Malvarrosa beach. The aggressor...

More Ryanair and Easyjet flights to be impacted by strikes in Spain

SPANISH trade unions have confirmed the flights that will be affected by strikes in a press release on Friday, July 15 as Easyjet staff...

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...

Benidorm lap dancer steals expensive watch from drunk tourist at Costa Blanca club in Spain

A Swedish tourist fell asleep after paying for the services of a Benidorm lap dancer who robbed him of his valuables. The 29-year-old man woke...

Two drownings in one day on Benidorm and Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

TWO people died on Wednesday from drowning on Costa Blanca beaches just days after the Valencian government launched a 'safe beaches' campaign. 26 bathers have...

‘Dangerous’ gang of young robbers brought down in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A band of young robbers branded as 'dangerous' by the Guardia Civil have been arrested in the Murcia region. They carried out at least 54...

Award-winning beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca closed to bathers due to sewage discharge

THREE award-winning 'Blue Flag' beaches on the Costa Blanca have banned swimming after sewage discharges were found in the water. Red flags were raised on...

‘Safe beaches’ campaign warns tourists about drowning risks in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A 'safe beaches' campaign has been launched in the Valencian Community with 24 seaside drownings already reported this year. The initiative aims to warn beachgoers...

New summertime Covid-19 restrictions ruled out as infections rise in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

NEW Covid-19 restrictions have been ruled out in the Valencian Community amidst a 'seventh' wave spike in new infections. Valencian president, Ximo Puig, appealed on...

Here to help: The Kitchen Shop in Alicante’s La Marina Urbanisation offers much more than furniture and carpentry

SITUATED on Urbanisation La Marina, The Kitchen Shop is a well-established legally registered, family-run business.Owner Simon has nearly 30 years of experience in the...

The Olive Press meets Darren Parmenter, tourism councillor for San Fulgencio and La Marina Urbanisation in Spain

DARREN Parmenter, a British ex-journalist, has lived on ‘the urb’ since 1991 and was elected to the town council following the May 2019 elections....

LA MARINA URBANISATION – a home from home in the heartland of orange groves and flamingos

SURROUNDED by orange groves, salt marshes and pine forests… oh, and a climate with around 325 days of sun a year. What’s there not...

Making dreams come true in La Marina Urbanisation in Spain’s Alicante – Barclays Properties

Buy in La Marina with award-winning Barclays Properties BUYING a property in La Marina urbanisation is easier if you are guided by experts with specialist,...

Meet the real estate specalists: Watsons in Alicante’s La Marina Urbanisation

Watsons sells properties in La Marina in record time THE sister company to Barclays Properties, Watsons Real Estate, is a logical first choice when selling...

The taste of Ecuador has arrived in the city of Valencia in the form of Vera Restaurante

The traditional Ecuadorian tapas restaurant offers the chance to try the most exotic and delicate foods Latin America has to offer, without having to...

Meet the woman behind a hospice charity supporting terminally ill expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Jennifer Cunningham reveals why La Marina proved the ideal place to expand her business and launch a charity to provide hospice care within the expat community.

Valencia CF in Spain unveils plan to finish off abandoned new stadium project that started in 2007

PLANS to finally complete Valencia CF's Nou Mestalla stadium have been unveiled which could seat up to 70,000 spectators and have a solar-powered roof. Valencia's...

Car giant Ford to produce ‘next-generation’ electric cars at its Valencia area plant in Spain

FORD will build their 'next-generation' electric cars at their Almusaffes assembly plant in Valencia. By 2026, Ford in Europe plans to sell 600,000 electric vehicles...

Lidl supermarkets announces €25 million expansion plans in Spain’s Valencia region

LIDL supermarkets will open eight new stores in the Valencian Community over the next 18 months. The retailer says that adds up to an investment...

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