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Costa Blanca marijuana gang packed drugs into sealed tin cans and took them by road from Spain to the...

POLICE have smashed a Costa Blanca drugs gang that exported marijuana in tin cans onboard vans and lorries to the United Kingdom. The Guardia Civil...

British tourists ‘blamed’ for high COVID-19 rate in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

RISING British visitor numbers in the Benidorm area could be causing a big spike in local COVID-19 cases according to some Spanish media reports. The...

Spain names the country that’s importing the biggest number of COVID-19 cases

SPAIN has named Romanian arrivals as bringing in the highest number of detected COVID-19 cases in the last month. Not far behind is the United...

Benidorm hosts official launch of Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal for Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM hosted the official launch of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal last Saturday(October 16) in what is the RBL's centenary year. The annual parade...

European ‘hugging’ robbery gang members are arrested north of Benidorm on the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO members of a European 'hugging' robbery gang have been detained on the northern Costa Blanca. Police said the group have notched up arrests in...

Benidorm COVID-19 infection rate is three times higher than Spain’s national average

BENIDORM'S coronavirus infection rate is three times higher than national average. The figures come as the popular Costa Blanca resort is welcoming an autumn influx...

Trial of accused Benidorm gang rapists suspended in Spain as British victim cannot give video evidence

AN Alicante rape trial has been suspended because the British victim cannot travel to London to give evidence via a video link. The woman claims...

EXPLAINER: Why Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels don’t want to rely on UK tourists coming to Spain

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hoteliers want to keep last summer's domestic booking boost going rather than relying on traditional foreign visitors from countries like...

Tragedy as tourist dies three days after falling while taking selfie from viewpoint in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The woman had fallen into the rocks 20 metres below before being dragged out into the sea

Tourist fights for life after falling while taking a selfie from popular viewpoint in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Ukrainian woman is in hospital in a critical condition after hurtling over a railing to rocks below at a popular panorama point in...

Thief rents Benidorm holiday apartment and keeps keys to steal bank cards on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A thief rented a Benidorm holiday apartment and kept the keys to steal credit cards belonging to the property owners. A 36-year-old man has been...

Dramatic Benidorm rescue after poisonous gas knocks out painters on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM firefighters smashed down a wall to rescue two workers poisoned by fumes from a water boiler. Two men were painting the boiler yesterday morning(September...

Benidorm mayor slams discrimination against bars and restaurants in Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Perez, has attacked new COVID-19 restrictions on the Costa Blanca where nightlife businesses can now stay open until 3.00 am but...

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...

Benidorm council supports deal to end illegal bus station saga on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council has voted to support a deal that breaks a long impasse over the city's illegally-built bus station. A market value of €24.5 million...

Benidorm thief goes on restaurant cash register spree in Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM'S Policia Local have arrested a thief who went on a restaurant robbery spree in the city. The serial stealer mainly operated around the Levante...

Benidorm’s Intempo building has sold its most expensive homes for €2 million each on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO luxury apartments at Benidorm's Intempo building have been sold for €2 million each. The 204.5 metre-high structure is Europe's tallest residential block and was...

Miracle escape for Benidorm toddler who fell from a second-floor apartment balcony on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A toddler escaped any apparent serious injury after falling from the second floor of a Benidorm apartment block last Tuesday afternoon(August 17). The accident happened...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels in Spain are filling up nicely despite very few UK bookings

HOTEL occupancy figures in the Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas are the highest for two years, according to the Hosbec hoteliers association. Hosbec described occupancy...

Body of blue shark that appeared in Benidorm washes up on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A blue shark that swam to the shore of Benidorm's Poniente beach last Thursday has died. The 2.5 metre female was spotted aground on Saturday...

Benidorm thief displays football dribbling skills to distract and rob tourists visiting Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm thief showed off his footballing skills in a distraction robbery ruse in the city's Rincon de Loix area. He demonstrated his dribbling abilities...

Shark that forced swimmers out of the water in Benidorm reappears off nearby beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BLUE shark that swam close to the shore of Benidorm's Poniente beach on Thursday has popped up a a few kilometres south at...

VIDEO: Shark forces bathers out of the water at popular Benidorm beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BATHERS were cleared out of the water at Benidorm's Poniente beach on Thursday morning (August 12) after a blue shark swam close to the...

Dramatic tourist rescue at Benidorm area scenic waterfalls by brave police officer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO German tourists were rescued by a police officer who swam against dangerous currents at the Fuentes del Algar waterfalls on the Costa Blanca. The...

Thieves in Benidorm steal and ruin a €5,000 stamp collection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM police have recovered a stolen set of stamps initially valued at €5,000, but which are now virtually worthless because they needed careful preservation....

Marijuana gang rented six Costa Blanca homes in Spain to grow and export the drug to the UK

THE leader of a Costa Blanca-based marijuana gang has been arrested after a year-long probe to bring down his operation. The crew invested over €100,000...

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