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Thief in big supermarket sweep across 13 stores on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man with an endless list of thefts to his name has been arrested in Alicante Province. His latest robbing spree saw him steal €4,000...

Violent Costa Blanca and Murcia bank robbery gang arrested in Spain

A violent bank robbery gang has been arrested in Alicante Province and Murcia, with three men jailed. The Guardia Civil raided addresses in Fortuna and...

Dumped newborn baby boy rescued on Spain’s Costa Blanca after mother gives birth in ruined house

GUARDIA Civil officers have saved an abandoned newborn baby who was wrapped in blankets close to a derelict property in San Isidro. The boy's mother,...

Storms form dramatic ‘tornado-like’ waterspout off southern Costa Blanca in Spain

A heady meteorological cocktail of hail, rain, and storms produced a tornado-like waterspout off the southern Costa Blanca on Wednesday morning. The waterspout appeared at...

WATCH: Fire rips through building trapping residents with young children in town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A FIRE broke out in an apartment block in the town of Almoradi in Alicante on Tuesday afternoon trapping residents including young children. Shocking video footage...

British gang grew marijuana and ran drugs mail-order service from Costa Blanca area of Spain

A British trio of marijuana farmers who ran a mail-order service out of the Costa Blanca have been busted by the Guardia Civil. The illegal...

Young boy dies from smoke poisoning after apartment fire in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A five-year-old boy died from smoke poisoning after an Almoradi apartment caught fire on Thursday evening. The blaze started shortly before 9.00 pm at the...

Michelin-starred restaurant celebrate the artichoke on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI intends to sparke this weekend, thanks to the ‘Jewel of the Vega Baja’ - the humble artichoke. Over Saturday & Sunday, March 26 &...

“Times are hard”: Popular animal charity opens second shop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BIG REDS Animal Association is opening their second charity shop, only two years after their first venture opened in Almoradi. A grand opening is planned...

Man fatally slashes uncle’s throat during argument at Alicante area house in Spain

A 32-year-old man slashed his uncle's throat with a knife after a series of arguments at their Albatera home in Alicante Province. The victim, 39,...

Travelling robbery gang plundered Costa Blanca region properties in Spain

A gang that staged home robberies across Alicante Province has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The three travelling thieves, all Georgian nationals, were refused...

Lucky escape for Costa Blanca resident as home suffers first floor collapse in Spain

A Costa Blanca woman suffered barely a scratch as the first floor wall of her home fell into the street. The property facade on Calle...

‘Phishing’ and ‘Smishing’ gang arrested for mass internet banking scam based in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A Costa Blanca gang led by four brothers have been arrested by the Guardia Civil over an internet scam that netted cash from 163...

Woman is saved from choking to death on a piece of fruit by Guardia Civil in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Guardia Civil patrol saved an Almoradi woman's life after a piece of fruit got lodged in her windpipe. The two unnamed officers got an...

Farm robbers end up in a ditch after being spotted in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FOUR robbers who targeted farms in Alicante Province were caught after their getaway van ended up in a ditch in Rojales. They were spotted by...

Woman kidnapped as Costa Blanca drugs deal turns sour in Spain

A woman was kidnapped as an Elche drugs deal turned sour. Her boyfriend was selling marijuana to a group in the city and they took...

Fines for tenants with visible washing lines on their terrace in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI City Council is warning residents that having visible satellite dishes and washing lines on terraces and balconies may incur fines. A door-to-door campaign to...

‘Phishing’ and ‘Smishing’ gang on the Costa Blanca in Spain used credit card details conned out of victims

EIGHT people have been arrested in Almoradi and Torrevieja for running a nationwide scam that stole the credit card details of least 48 people. The...

Major steroid gang including pharmacies and sports nutrition stores is busted on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Vega Baja gang that peddled illegal steroids and drugs used by people doing sports training has been broken up by the Guardia Civil. The...

Volunteers and civil protection officers recognised for their work during floods and pandemic in Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI City Council has officially recognised the teams of people that came forward to help during both the 2019 floods and the current coronavirus...

Market town looks to claim new artichoke emoji as their own on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI, in the Vega Baja district of Costa Blanca, is looking to adopt the artichoke emoji on social media as their own. Commonly referred to...

BUSTED: Secret drugs farm hidden in stables producing half tonne of cocaine a month – gang of 30 arrested...

AN ALMORADI drugs farm has been dismantled by Policia Nacional with 30 people being arrested. The secret cocaine processing laboratory was busted whilst in operation,...

Three teens detained for vandalising nativity scene on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE Moroccan teenagers aged 14 and 15 were detained in Almoradi on January 12 for causing 2400 euros of damage to a municipal nativity...

Neighbours, police and council collaborate in immediate squatter eviction in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE COMBINED forces of people, police and the council came together to rid Almoradi’s Saladar neighbourhood of unwanted squatters. Complaints from neighbours led to the...

Good Samaritan discovers cash-filled envelope and ensures owner gets it back on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN HONEST Costa Blanca resident found an envelope stuffed with €2,000 in notes on a pedestrian crossing and chose to do the right thing. Rather...

Community pulls together to help food bank robbed of stock for the needy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Almoradi-based charity has had its storage facility robbed of stock meant for food parcels. Big Reds was keeping hundreds of euros worth of groceries...

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