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IN VIDEOS: SNOW blankets Valencia, Alicante and Granada as Storm Gloria sweeps through Spain

https://twitter.com/meteojarafuel/status/822109242136129537 THESE are some of the scenes from Valencia and Alicante as Storm Gloria has brought plummeting temperatures and snow to the eastern peninsula today. Both...

Alicante airport CLOSED from 1pm Sunday until 1pm Monday as snowstorms hit the Costa Blanca

ALICANTE airport will be closed from 1pm today until 1pm on Monday. Storm Gloria has this morning hit the...

WATCH: Tonne of narcotics found hidden in furniture leaving Costa Blanca’s Alicante for France – 18 arrested

A DRUGS trafficking operation that transported tonnes of narcotics between Alicante and France has been busted by National Police.

Fears that Alicante Airport could remain closed ‘all night’ as authorities say firefighters still working to extinguish fire in...

ALICANTE Airport could remain shut until tomorrow morning after authorities have said firefighting efforts will take 'all night'. The...

WATCH: Roof catches fire at Alicante Airport while thousands of passengers remain outside terminal

THE roof at Alicante Airport caught fire today causing all passengers in the main terminal to evacuate while incoming flights have been...

Costa Blanca holiday home registration doubles in four years, after owners threatened with sanctions

LAST YEAR closed with over 81,000 holiday apartments registered in the region, nearly double the number recorded in 2015.

Costa Blanca airport soars high with a record 15 million passengers passing through

AN 8% increase in travellers throughout 2019 means that Alicante-Elche Airport will close the year having dealt with over 15 million passengers.

WATCH: ‘Dangerous’ drugs smugglers with Costa Blanca links caught with tonne of cocaine and €550,000 in cash

TEN ‘dangerous criminals’ have busted an international drug smuggling operation involving the Policia Nacional, Europol, the DEA and Colombian Police.

Alicante link to ‘one of Europe’s biggest counterfeiting gangs’

EUROPOL and Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people involved in a huge fake money scam operating across Europe.

Costa Blanca city linked with multi-national cash counterfeiting operation – 11 arrested

EUROPOL and Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people involved in a huge fake money scam operating across Europe.

Just six of Alicante’s 81 municipalities have food waste bins despite January 2020 deadline

SIX of Alicante's 81 municipalities are understood to have food waste bins despite government measures mandating their presence across the Valencian Community...

Six charged with fraud and falsification of documents after expat received three traffic violations for car unknowingly purchased and...

A BAND of criminals that fraudulently purchased cars in the name of unknowing expats has fallen after a police sting led to...

Chilean chef facing jail or deportation for cracking a plate over his waiter’s head in front of packed Alicante...

A CHILEAN chef is facing either a three-year jail sentence or deportation after he cracked a plate over his waiter’s head in...

Alicante to outlaw circus animals in wide range of proposals against animal cruelty

ALICANTE is set to ban the use of circus animals in a raft of new measures combating animal cruelty in the Costa...

CASTING CALL: Hit Channel 4 show Sun, Sea and Selling Houses needs British expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca and...

“Whether their budget is €50,000 or €5 million, or the house is a holiday home or a permanent one, we would love to hear from them"

Blind and diseased dog found in ‘serious, dehydrated state’, owner found and charged

A BLIND dog suffering from a severe skin disease has been rescued after its callous owner abandoned it in Alicante city.

Caged Albino Tiger owner arrested for drug trafficking and firearms possession in Alicante.

THE owners of a rare Albino Tiger that was kept locked in a cage at their Alicante home, have also been accused...

Alicante cuts speed limits to 30km/h as Spain’s DGT urges all cities to reduce traffic accidents

ALICANTE has joined Spain’s major cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Malaga in cutting speed limits to 30 km/h on one-way and...

WHITE STRIPES: Albino tiger believed to be ‘one of twenty’ left in the world found locked in Alicante...

AN ALBINO tiger locked in a cage next to the swimming pool of an Alicante residence has raised alarm bells among municipal...

THOMAS COOK: UK Government to rescue 150,000 stranded holidaymakers in Spain and elsewhere as travel firm collapses

Thomas Cook's chief executive, Peter Fankhauser, said it was a ‘matter of profound regret’ that the holiday company had gone under

Ufologists claim alien spacecraft ‘refuel in thunderstorms’ after UFO sighted over Alicante last week

UFOLOGISTS have claimed alien spacecraft ‘refuel’ during electric storms after a UFO was spotted over Alicante city last week.

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week.

WATCH: British couple return to Almoradí to find their house completely destroyed

A BRITISH couple have ‘lost everything’ after the Segura river burst its banks and obliterated their house in Almoradí last Sunday.

British father with two 10-year-olds describes ‘fleeing for his family’s life’ after flash floods 4ft-deep struck on Friday morning...

A BRITISH father-of-two has described the moment he 'fled for his families' life' after flash floods hit his home outside Dolores, in...

Urgent – Blood required as Costa Blanca stocks run low

COSTA Blanca authorities are setting up urgent blood transfusion centres, in light of the current shortage of certain blood groups.

BREAKING: Extreme risk ‘red alert’ warning issued for all of Alicante from midnight Wednesday as Gota Fría batters the...

A RED alert has this morning been issued by Spain's Met Office (AEMET) as a Gota Fría advances on the Costa Blanca.
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