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Benidorm floods: Weather warning for Costa Blanca’s Valencia, Alicante

More ferocious storms have been forecast to smash the Costa Blanca, right after cleanup efforts only just started to clear damage from the last...

Sevilla couple spend summer holiday robbing cars at Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

A Sevilla couple used their August holiday to rob 16 cars parked at Costa Blanca beaches and used stolen bank cards in Benidorm businesses. The...

Benidorm Pride Festival returns to full splendour after pandemic restrictions on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM'S Pride Festival starts on Monday with a return to big-style celebrations that were cancelled due to the Covid pandemic. An extensive programme of events...

Spain starts Eurovision Song Contest entry process by finding Benidorm Fest 2023 line up

THE process to choose Spain's 2023 Eurovision Song Contest entry has started with broadcaster RTVE looking for entries to compete in next year's Benidorm...

Benidorm cleaning ravine areas ahead of autumn downpours on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM has started its annual cleaning of ravines to ensure the rainwater collection system is in good shape ahead of the autumn Gota Fria...

Scammers tricked elderly people with ‘winning’ lottery ticket offer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Spaniards have been arrested on a Benidorm campsite over a lottery ticket con that scammed over €42,000 out of elderly people in Alicante,...

British woman dies after electric scooter falls into Benidorm area ravine on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British woman died on Wednesday after her adapted electric scooter veered off the road and fell down a Benidorm ravine. The accident happened at...

Forest fire on Spain’s Costa Blanca billows smoke across AP-7 motorway

FIRE crews tackled a forest blaze next to the AP-7 motorway in the north of Alicante Province. The fire broke out at around 3.20 pm...

Travelling gang enjoy Benidorm hotel room robbery spree on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man and woman have been arrested after robbing 55 Benidorm hotel rooms since July. They have also been charged with possessing fake documents and...

Benidorm moves to second phase of major energy efficient street light switchover on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council has awarded a €2.5 million contract for the second phase of its Energy Efficiency project to upgrade street lighting to LED lamps. The...

Benidorm crime rate soars by over 50% on Spain’s Costa Blanca

REPORTED crimes in Alicante Province went up by 24.6% in the first half of 2022, compared to last year with Benidorm rising by over...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels in Spain cheer August return to pre-pandemic occupancy

FIRST half of August hotel stays are back to 2019 pre-pandemic levels in Benidorm and the Costa Blanca with an average occupancy figure of...

Busy summer for Benidorm ‘accessible beach’ points on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council says over 5,000 people have used their three accessible beach points in June and July. An accessible beach point is an area where...

1 bedroom Flat for sale in Benidorm with pool – € 112,000

FlatBenidorm, Alicante   1 beds   1 baths € 112,000 Apartment in Benidorm Rincon de Loix area, 47 m of surface, 350 m from...

Police swoop on ‘very violent’ Benidorm area drugs gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Policia Nacional have brought down what they called a 'very violent' Benidorm area drugs gang. The criminals grew marijuana and sold it across the...

Benidorm spending over €1 million on ‘low emissions’ zone close to popular beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK on creating a Low Emissions Pedestrian Zone(ZBE) on a busy Benidorm street will start in a few weeks time. The €1.2 million project on...

Ukrainian refugees bound and gagged in Benidorm house robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A violent Ukrainian robbery gang who targeted fellow compatriots, including refugees from the current war, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four people were...

British tourist in Benidorm has expensive watch stolen during football con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British tourist in Benidorm had his €13,000 watch stolen after two men pretended to have a street argument about football. The holidaymaker identified one...

Benidorm pensioners get electricity bill discount on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council is offering pensioners in the city a discount of at least €50 on electricity bills. A €300,000 fund has been created and applications...

Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

EXCLUSIVE: How British tourists are bypassing disability rules to rent mobility scooters in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE in Benidorm have launched a crackdown on tourists renting mobility scooters and issuing fines of up to €500 after it emerged many of...

Benidorm fraudsters sell bogus concert tickets to customers across Spain in identity theft ruse

POLICE have arrested two Benidorm fraudsters, aged 21 and 23, who sold fake concert and festival tickets via a prominent social media network as...

Helicopter rescues British dementia sufferer missing for two days in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante Provincial fire service helicopter has rescued a British man in the Benidorm area after he went missing on Wednesday. Richard Morris, 76, suffers...

Benidorm announces 2023 dates for Spain to find Eurovision Song Contest winner

PLANS for next year's Benidorm Fest have been announced on Tuesday, as Spain gears up for its 2023 search to find a Eurovision Song...

Benidorm lap dancer steals expensive watch from drunk tourist at Costa Blanca club in Spain

A Swedish tourist fell asleep after paying for the services of a Benidorm lap dancer who robbed him of his valuables. The 29-year-old man woke...

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