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New upmarket marina on Spain’s Costa Blanca gets go-ahead after 20-month delay

CONSTRUCTION of Calpe's brand new marina could start 'in months' after the Coastal Authority gave the go-ahead for the project. Work on Marina PortBlanc should...

Businessman wins retrial bid after getting 36 years in prison for raping nanny at Costa Blanca villa in Spain

THE Supreme Court has ordered the retrial of a Kuwaiti businessman who was convicted of raping his children's nanny three times at his Calpe...

Property prices in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca continue to be highest in Valencia region

JAVEA has kept its long-standing place for having the highest property prices in the Valencian Community. Prospective house buyers will have to pay €721,003 on...

Two drownings in one day on Benidorm and Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

TWO people died on Wednesday from drowning on Costa Blanca beaches just days after the Valencian government launched a 'safe beaches' campaign. 26 bathers have...

Costa Blanca train line in Spain with direct Benidorm link to reopen after six years

TRAIN services between Teulada and Gata de Gorgos on the northern Costa Blanca will resume this Wednesday(July 13). Travellers have had to make do with...

Two Costa Blanca beaches in Spain shamed with ‘black flag’ awards due to sewage dumped into sea

TWO Alicante Province beaches have been awarded Black Flags for 2022 by environmental group, Ecologists in Action. Cala Lanuza(pictured) and Cala Baeza between El Campello...

Anabolic steroid gang imported drugs to sell in gyms and stores across Spain’s Costa Blanca

THOUSANDS of doses of illegally-imported anabolic steroids have been seized in Policia Nacional raids across the Valencian Community. 16 people have been arrested for running...

Cousins die in double drowning close to iconic Costa Blanca landmark in Spain

TWO cousins died in a double drowning tragedy in waters off Calpe's Penon de Ifach on Sunday. An 18-year-old man dived some two metres into...

Serial hugging robber arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca over stealing €20,000 watch from Costa del Sol victim

A woman, 29, wanted over the theft of €20,000 watch in a hugging robbery in Malaga Province, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil...

MUST READ: British ‘narco’ baron Brian Charrington jailed after Costa Blanca cocaine smuggling retrial in Spain

BRITISH drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, has been found guilty and jailed for almost 11 years for smuggling cocaine into a Costa Blanca marina in...

Iconic ‘Red Wall’ building on Spain’s Costa Blanca to be celebrated in 50th anniversary year

THE Muralla Roja(Red Wall) building in Calpe reaches a landmark next year with the local council announcing a special commemoration of the iconic structure. Calpe...

Bogus police officer tricks people over ‘fast-track’ document applications on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Russian man posed as a Policia Nacional officer to trick people into paying him for help in getting Spanish documents. The 45-year-old fraudster operated...

Luxury holiday rental villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca converted into indoor drug farms

TWO rented villas in the Calpe area of the Costa Blanca were used as indoor marijuana farms by two Lithuanian men. A 32-year-old man has...

Important announcement over reopening of Benidorm train link with Denia on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A contract worth nearly €10 million to build a new rail viaduct at Quisi in Benissa has been awarded, in another key stage to...

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...

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