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Night of mayhem sees dozens of cars and bikes vandalised on Alicante area street in Spain

TWO men, aged 19 and 20, have been arrested for a vandalism spree that damaged 48 parked vehicles in Alcoy. The night-time mayhem was witnessed...

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...

Child thieves lead wave of racing pigeon robberies in Costa Blanca area of Spain

SIX people, including two children, have been charged over a spate of racing pigeon robberies in the Alicante and Valencia areas. Stolen birds worth €50,000...

Female thief steals credit card and goes on €10,000 shopping spree in Spain’s Alicante area

AN Alcoy woman stole a credit card and racked up €10,000 of charges on it in a massive spending spree. The 40-year-old dined out in...

Sweatshop factory exploiter paid vulnerable foreign workers a pittance in Spain’s Alicante area

A 38-year-old clothes recycling warehouse owner has been arrested for exploiting workers at his Cocentaina factory in Alicante Province. It's the latest in a series...

Catalytic converter thieves took expensive units from parked cars in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A gang who stole catalytic converters from parked cars in Alcoy and Elche has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Six men, aged 21 to...

Violent far-right hate group arrests after using social media as recruiting tool in Spain

SEVEN members of a violent ultra-right group that co-ordinated hate crimes via social media have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. One of those detained...

Sniffer dogs find Spanish Civil War bombs buried on old factory site in Alicante area

POLICIA Nacional sniffer dogs went to an old Alcoy factory after a bomb dating back to the Spanish Civil War was unearthed during renovation...

Alicante boy uses female social media profiles in sex blackmail plot in Spain

AN Alicante area teenage boy has been arrested by the Policia Nacional over online sextortion. The boy, 17, from Alcoy used eight bogus social media...

Safety first for Three Kings as world’s oldest Magi parade will go ahead in Spain

THE world's oldest Three Kings parade is going ahead in Alcoy in Alicante Province on January 5, but with capacity limits and restrictions. The Magi...

Sweatshop owner is arrested in Alicante area of Spain for paying low wages and threatening Moroccan workers

AN Alicante area business owner has been accused of paying workers just €150 a week and forcing them to eat and sleep in his...

Spain’s Benidorm features as one of seven Alicante locations in the Top 100 Greenest Places of Europe

BENIDORM and six other Alicante towns feature in a study that reveals the greenest places in Europe. Elda, Alicante, Elche, Torrevieja, Benidorm, Alcoy and San...

The most dangerous roundabout is revealed in Costa Blanca area of Spain

ROUNDABOUTS in Alicante Province are responsible for 14.65% of the region's accidents that lead to death and injuries, according to a new report. Alicante City's...

Booze and drug-fuelled Volvo driver in high speed trip on wrong side of Costa Blanca highway in Spain

A drunk and drugged up Costa Blanca driver drove for 50 kilometres on the wrong side of a dual carriageway. The motorist, 34, hit a...

Earthquake shakes up an early morning surprise across an inland area of Alicante province in Spain

AN earthquake reaching 2.9 on the Richter scale briefly shook up an inland area of Alicante province this morning(June 18). It was the biggest tremor...

Police raid Costa Blanca rental homes converted into giant marijuana farms in Spain

A major marijuana-growing operation has been smashed by the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional in Alicante Province. 25 people have been arrested and nearly 15,000...

A premium gin created on the Costa Blanca in Spain becomes an international award winner

IF Spain and alcohol are mentioned in the same sentence, then wine or a fine brandy are products that might immediately spring to mind. But...

Recruiter brings down child exploiters who ran a prostitution ring on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have smashed a Costa Blanca child prostitution gang that pimped out sex abuse victims. The enterprise was busted after a child recruiter reported what...

Father takes his own life after knifing his ex-wife and two children on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man stabbed his ex-wife and their two children before using the same knife to take his own life. The tragedy unfolded on Sunday afternoon(March...

Costa Blanca-made orange liqueur goes ‘viral’ after childhood cough medicine nostalgia in Spain

AN orange liqueur has created a social media buzz in Spain as drinkers say it reminds them of their childhood days of taking a...

Dumb burglar fails to pull wool over police eyes in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A young thief thought he could hoodwink police by hiding under a sofa cover when officers arrived at a Costa Blanca address that he...

Romanian fugitive foolishly breaks curfew and is arrested by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Romanian man on the run from his country's authorities on robbery convictions has been arrested after he broke curfew laws on the Costa...

Fifth tremor in two days makes Spain’s Costa Blanca the earthquake hotspot of Europe

FOLLOWING two earthquakes reported in the Torrevieja area yesterday, another even bigger shock was felt in Alcoi this morning, in the hills above Benidorm. With...

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