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Son holds mother captive and threatens to throw himself out of an apartment window in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN held his mother captive in her Alicante apartment and threatened to leap out of a window when police broke into...

Nine deaths and almost 1,000 new COVID-19 cases throughout Spain’s Valencia region

SPAIN’S Valencian Community has suffered 960 new coronavirus infections, bringing the cumulative number to 30,906 people. Details published last...

World record bid announced on Spain’s Costa Blanca for tallest nativity scene

ALICANTE is to stage a world record bid to build the tallest-ever nativity scene with a 15-metre high figure of Joseph alongside...

Man attacks bus driver with large knife after illegally parking at a bus stop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN who illegally parked his car at an Alicante bus stop lost his temper and attacked a bus driver with a...

Major tourist city calls for partial reopening of nightlife venues on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE'S MAYOR wants nightclubs and late bars to reopen with a terrace service only. Luis Barcela has contacted the...

Earthquake off coast of Alicante shakes several towns along Spain’s Costa Blanca

Several towns in Alicante felt the earthquake, including in Alfas del Pi, Mutxamel and Sant Joan d'Alacant

Dumb house burglar on Spain’s Costa Blanca leaves ID documents behind and gets arrested when he returns

A DUMB burglar made a big mistake when he robbed a holiday home in Alicante City. He left a...

Coronavirus cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca increase by almost 50 per cent among young people

FIGURES released by the Valencian Community show that the number of younger people getting infected by COVID-19 is rising steeply.

Scores of Franco’s victims to be exhumed and given dignified burials across Spain’s Costa Blanca

VICTIMS of Spain’s notorious dictator, General Franco, are to be exhumed across the region, with a tender process for the contract recently...

Dutch and Spanish tourists die on infamous N-332 killer road south of Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO TOURISTS died yesterday(August 12) after a head-on collision between their vehicles on a major blackspot road on the Costa Blanca.

Boat sinks off Spain’s Costa Blanca with crew rescued by migrant surveillance vessel

FIVE people aboard a pleasure boat were dramatically rescued as it was sunk in the waters of Cap Prim de Xabia on...

Nightclub on Spain’s Costa Blanca faces huge fine for using dance floor

AN ALICANTE nightclub owner could be fined up to €60,000 after social distancing and capacity rules were flouted at a city venue.

Outdoor cinema faces fines up to €60,000 for breaching social distancing rules on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN open air cinema with 220 film-goers was closed down by Alicante Policia Local for breaching social-distancing rules.

Luxury golf villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca are converted into high tech marijuana farms

THE Guardia Civil has arrested a gang that rented three luxury golf villas on the Costa Blanca which they converted into marijuana...

Live bands contest planned to boost “severely punished” music sector on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A free-to-enter live music competition is being staged in Alicante this September to act as a fillip for new bands that have...

Big clean and repairs coming to major Costa Blanca tourist focal point

AN iconic Alicante City landmark is set for a big clean up after adorning the area for 90 years.

New health figures from Spain’s Valencia region suggest younger people are now catching Covid-19 virus

YOUNGER people seem to be in the firing line across the Valencian Community in the recent rise in Covid-19 cases.

Mystery on Spain’s Costa Blanca of the vanished swimmer that nobody is missing

RESCUE teams have been left scratching their heads at a Costa Blanca beach over a bather that allegedly got into difficulty, but...

Parrot smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca after netting €1 million trafficking exotic birds to...

SPANISH police and the Moroccan Royal Guard have arrested a gang of 28 bird traffickers who were earning over €1 million a...

Scooter battery explosion causes Costa Blanca house fire with blazing sofa thrown onto the street

THREE people, including a police officer, were treated for smoke inhalation after an electric scooter battery exploded inside a Costa Blanca property.

Pervert exposes himself to British children and threatens to set his dog on them close to holiday beach on...

ALICANTE police detained a 41-year-old man over exposing himself to four young British children, after their father reported his lewd behaviour to...

Son arrested over dad’s murder by ‘slitting his throat’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca and is caught standing over body...

POLICE have detained a 30-year-old schizophrenic man for allegedly killing his father by slitting his throat. The Spanish national,...

Three arrested in Alicante for robbing car owners using the ‘Peruvian method’ – watch method here

GUARDIA CIVIL have arrested three men in Alicante who robbed unsuspecting car owners using the so-called Peruvian method. The...

BUSTED: Drugs ‘gang leader’ with martial arts bodyguard arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after being caught out by false...

POLICE have dismantled an international drugs syndicate in Alicante and arrested its leader. The notoriously security-conscious drug kingpin had...

Business associations ask for ‘cheap borrowing’ and reduced taxes as two thirds of traders in Spain’s Vega Baja see...

A SURVEY in the Vega Baja region of Alicante has revealed that only 17% of businesses managed to continue trading throughout lock-down.

Group of 15 immigrants rescued off Spain’s Costa Blanca, day after empty boat found adrift

A GROUP of 15 desperate refugees have been rescued off Alicante this morning. It comes after another boat was...
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