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Big drugs stash washes ashore on popular Costa Blanca day trip island in Spain

A Tabarca Island resident had an unusual find on Saturday(June 19) after spotting a large package on the shore close to the lighthouse on...

Foreign police to help Benidorm and Alicante tourists over the Costa Blanca summer in Spain

THE Policia Nacional has welcomed their French and Italian colleagues once again this summer to pound the tourist beat in Benidorm on the Costa...

‘Ownerless’ pony merrily trots next to a busy Alicante road on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE rescued a pony that was walking around Alicante's San Juan area last Wednesday evening(June 16). Residents on Avenida del Padre Angel Escapa noticed the...

Rise in house and apartment occupations in Spain

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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...

Elderly woman survives being knocked over by an Alicante tram on the Costa Blanca in Spain

AN Alicante tram hit a 70-year-old woman this afternoon(June 15) after she crossed a prohibited area in a desperate bid to catch it. The accident...

Police to strongly clamp down on illegal outdoor drinks parties in Alicante area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE'S Policia Local will launch a major operation this weekend to stop illegal outdoor drinking parties known as 'botellons'. It's the first weekend since late...

Major outdoor cultural and gourmet complex to open in Alicante on the Costa Blanca with claims to be one...

A new outdoor centre in the port area of Alicante is claiming to be the 'largest gastronomic and artistic cultural complex in the open...

Pervert on the Costa Blanca in Spain installed bathroom camera to spy on his ex-girlfriend and her young daughter

AN Alicante man has been accused of installing a spy camera into the bathroom of his ex-girlfriend's home. Tape was used to stick the tiny...

BREAKING: Appointments for second Astrazeneca COVID shot cancelled for residents aged 60 to 65 in Spain’s Valencia region

The Generalitat insists that no one will be left out or forgotten, and that the new appointments will follow very soon.

Which cities in Spain have the best quality of life?

MALAGA, Valencia and Alicante beat Madrid and Barcelona for quality of life when it comes to the best cities to live in Spain. In a...

REVEALED: The damage caused to bars and restaurants in 2020 on the Costa Blanca in Spain by COVID-19 restrictions

A survey claims that the coronavirus pandemic caused a €2.7 billion drop in revenue and 10,000 job losses in the Costa Blanca hospitality sector...

Rental villa hosted illegal all-night party that broke COVID-19 rules on the Costa Blanca in Spain

AROUND a hundred people have been fined for attending an illegal all-night party at a rental villa in Alicante Province. 30 Guardia Civil and Alicante...

‘BITTER TASTE’ for lemon growers feeling the squeeze on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A fruit growers association is warning of a 'disastrous' time for lemon farms in Alicante Province due to cheap imports. La Unio de Llauradors says...

Royal Navy frigate makes its first trip to Spain and spends a week in Alicante on the Costa Blanca

HMS Kent is over halfway through a week-long stay in Alicante in what is the first visit to Spain from a ship belonging to...

WET-SUITED BODY discovered yesterday off the Costa Blanca in Spain is female and not male

NEW details have emerged today(June 4) about a body in a wetsuit discovered by a Javea fishing boat yesterday off the Costa Blanca. First reports...

HEALTHCARE BOOST: Regional government in Spain’s Valencia triples investment into the public system

President Puig revealed that the funds will be shared out among the three provinces according to size and population, meaning Alicante will receive €244 million, Valencia €340 million, and Castellon €73 million.

San Juan beach celebrations cancelled again by COVID-19 in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

TRADITIONAL San Juan festival beach parties will be strictly prohibited in the Valencian Community later this month. Regional Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, said: “If we...

International cruise ships are coming back to Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca this June

FOREIGN cruise ships will return to docking in Alicante next month to give an economic boost to the area. The news comes after the Spanish...

LAND, LAND EVERYWHERE: New report reveals enough space to build nearly 48,000 council homes in Spain’s Valencia region

THE Valencian Housing department is set to publish its first ever report into the availability of land to build protected and affordable housing throughout...

Belgian fugitive who sold a fake luxury watch for over €16,000 is caught on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A Belgian con-artist has been caught by the Policia Nacional on the Costa Blanca after running away from a ten-year jail term. Officers arrested the...

Thieves on Spain’s Costa Blanca steal catalytic converters to harvest precious metals

COSTA Blanca thieves who stole catalytic converters to extract expensive metals have been arrested in Barcelona. Three men were detained by the Policia Nacional after...

Angry guests punch police officer at COVID rule-breaking party on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUESTS at an illegal Alicante City party surrounded and threatened police officers who raided the venue. Four people in their 20s have been arrested after...

MOT FOR HOUSES: All buildings over 50 years old required to pass check-ups every 10 years in Spain’s Valencia...

Failure to do so can lead to fines of between €600 and €6,000.

‘JILTED LOVER’ sexually assaults girlfriend’s new partner after kidnapping him from the Costa Blanca in Spain

A Murcia gang kidnapped and sexually assaulted a man in a vicious revenge attack over a woman. Five men, all of Bulgarian nationality, have been...

GRANNY BASHER on Spain’s Costa Blanca in horrific catalogue of abuse as she ‘freely’ spent her nan’s money

AN Alicante woman violently and mentally abused her 88-year-old grandmother in degrading and unsanitary conditions at her home that stank to high heaven. The Policia...

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