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British drugs smuggler Brian Charrington starts ‘narco’ yacht retrial in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE retrial of British drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, started in Alicante on Monday(October 18). His original 2018 trial and conviction was quashed by the Supreme...

SQUID GAME: Did Netflix drama take a cue from iconic housing estate in Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca?

IT is the Korean TV series that has proved a massive hit. Squid Game, the dystopian tale where contestants play children's games with the penalty...

Resident, 90, of Costa Blanca care home in Spain loses €10,000 as employee steals her bank card

A Costa Blanca care home worker almost cleared out a savings account belonging to a 90-year-old resident. A 45-year-old woman at a Calpe home stole...

Hugging robbers go to the Costa Blanca to target elderly victims after committing multiple crimes across Spain

TWO women who stole watches and jewellery after hugging elderly victims across Spain have been arrested trying their luck on the Costa Blanca. The female...

Young unvaccinated people on Spain’s Costa Blanca still breaking COVID-19 safety rules with outdoor drinks parties

POLICE were busy across the northern Costa Blanca at the weekend as they dealt with illegal outdoor drinks parties and COVID rule-breaking involving young...

Hundreds of people conned into paying €500 for bogus holiday rentals on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A 67-year-old conman fleeced hundreds of people by charging for non-existent holiday rentals on the Costa Blanca. The Policia Nacional arrested the fraudster at an...

Police probe Costa Blanca lifeguard for making lewd sexual video while working on a beach in Spain

A lifeguard is being investigated by Benidorm's Policia Nacional over inappropriate lewd behaviour at Calpe's Arenal-Bol beach. The man was in the surveillance chair observing...

Cowardly thieves mug Belgian woman, 82, on a Costa Blanca street in Spain to steal her handbag

AN 82-year-old Belgian woman was mugged in a Calpe street when two men stole her handbag. The duo have been arrested by the Guardia Civil...

Infamous British drugs boss Brian Charrington gets his retrial date on the Costa Blanca in Spain

BRITISH drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, has got a new trial date after Supreme Court judges quashed his original 2018 trial in March due to...

BEACH SHUTDOWN with big police presence to stop San Juan parties on the Costa Blanca in Spain

MOST Costa Blanca beaches will be closed this evening(June 23) to stop any overnight San Juan parties including the celebratory bonfires. It's the second year...

Rise in house and apartment occupations in Spain

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Businessman gets 36 years in prison for raping his children’s nanny three times at his Costa Blanca villa in...

A man has been jailed for 36 years for raping his children's nanny three times at his Calpe villa on the northern Costa Blanca. An...

DODGY DETECTORIST on Spain’s Costa Blanca in hot water after he digs up a rare gold coin and tries...

A Costa Blanca man has been charged with illegally digging up a rare gold coin and putting it up for sale on the internet. The...

COSTA BLANCA CON as woman fleeces insurance company over bogus home robberies in Spain

A Costa Blanca woman conned an insurance company out of €3,000 on a bogus home burglary claim but her luck ran out when she...

Jailed notorious British drugs baron Brian Charrington to get a retrial on Spain’s Costa Blanca

CONVICTED British drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, who enjoyed the high life of luxury homes and cars, is to get a retrial after being sentenced...

‘POWER GRAB’ as luxury villa used so much electricity for marijuana farm on Spain’s Costa Blanca that it blacked-out...

A Spanish couple rented a luxury villa in Calpe to set up a fully-fledged massive indoor marijuana farm. Their operation came unstuck as they drained...

‘RED WALL’ residents angered by Calpe council snub over cultural status objections on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESIDENTS in a Calpe complex described as the most 'Instagrammed' private building in Spain are continuing to fight plans, first mooted in 2015, for...

Corruption trial involving ex-mayor of Calpe gets delayed yet again on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE trial of ex-Calpe mayor Javier Morato for his alleged role in a fraudulent €4 million waste contract has been delayed yet again. That's because...

British walker rescued by helicopter after suffering a fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British woman had to be airlifted to hospital this morning(December 29) after tripping up towards the end of a steep walk to the...

Brand new marina on Spain’s Costa Blanca aims to please tourists and locals alike

A totally-rebuilt marina for Calpe on the northern Costa Blanca is set to become a major tourist draw for the summer of 2022. Bulldozers are...

Strong gales in Calpe damage nativity scene site and blow away tent used for COVID-19 tests in Spain’s Costa...

GUSTS of up to 90 kilometres per hour have caused damage around Calpe on the northern Costa Blanca. Gales brought down the nativity scene stage...

Popular optician chain launches Christmas food collection points throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPECSAVERS Opticians across the Costa Blanca have teamed up to collect food donations for vulnerable people in the region. Staff are collecting items throughout this...

Pedestrian tumbles on zebra crossings lead to repainting work on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COMPLAINTS by people slipping over on Calpe's pedestrian crossings have forced the city council to replace old paint markings. Residents have struggled to keep their...

Grave discoveries in historic city site excavations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

11 ANCIENT graves have been uncovered in the latest excavations at Pobla de Ifach in Calpe on the northern Costa Blanca. Student volunteers made the...

Call to cut visitors to iconic landmark on Spain’s Costa Blanca

CALPE council wants capacity restrictions at the Penyal d'Ifac after complaints that safety rules are being flouted at the popular headland on the northern...

Bar closures due to new COVID-19 restrictions are unfair says resort mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COSTA BLANCA mayor has slammed this week's closure of nightlife like clubs and cocktail bars as unfair and said the move lacked consistency.. Calpe's...

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British drugs smuggler Brian Charrington starts ‘narco’ yacht retrial in Costa Blanca area of Spain

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