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Red alert warnings extend to Monday with 130km/h winds, 8m waves and 40cm snow predicted for Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE red alert weather warning has been extended into Monday with 130km/h winds, 8m-high waves and 40cm snowfall predicted for Spain's Costa...

Alicante airport re-opens 24 hours after blaze on roof caused mass diversions and cancellations

ALICANTE airport has re-opened 24 hours after a fire on its roof caused a wave of flight cancellations and diversions.  The fifth busiest airport in...

Valencian government slices 20 days off waiting times for operations – but patients still wait an average of FOUR...

WAITING times for operations in the Valencian Community are currently averaging 113 days – or four months – across all the region's...

PICS: View inside a €500,000 apartment from Spain’s tallest residential building set for 2021 completion date

BELEAGUERED by elevator crashes, worker strikes and five years of paralysis, Spain's tallest residential building finally has a completion date set for...

NO WAY JOSE: Most popular baby names ‘José’ and ‘Josefa’ replaced by what two newcomers on Spain’s Costa Blanca?

JOSE and Josefa continue to be the most common names for men and women in the Marina Alta region of Spain's Costa...

EasyJet passenger dies on board flight from Spain’s Costa Blanca to UK on New Year’s Day

Cabin crew had also requested that emergency crews stand by upon landing, but the passenger was already dead when the plane touched down

RANKED: Spain’s 10 WORST drivers and parking offenders for 2019

AS any expat will tell you, driving and parking in Spain can be a bit of a nightmare.  Come summer time, it's just full on...

CHRISTMAS ROAST: Winter ‘heatwave’ hits much of Spain with highs of 27C from TODAY

YOU'VE heard the phrase 'the calm before the storm.' Well in Spain's case this week it's 'after'. Following THREE consecutive batterings (from Daniel, Elsa and Fabien),...

SPEXIT: Twitter users urge far-right Vox to call for Spain style Brexit – but how popular is the idea?

SPEXIT has been trending on Twitter after the European Court of Justice ruled a jailed Catalan separatist leader should have parliamentary immunity. Far-right supporters are...

British expats forced to patrol own streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca after spate of violent muggings

EXPATS are being forced to patrol their own streets after a series of violent muggings The group of...

Costa Blanca mayor claims €530 million government aid will ‘fall far short’ of funds needed to rebuild the Vega...

THE mayor of Orihuela has pleaded with Spain’s central government to release more relief funds following the devastating September floods.

CASTING CALL: ‘Blond-haired’ extras urgently needed for Benidorm TV series TOMORROW (Dec 17) with €70 pay

BLOND-HAIRED extras are urgently needed in Benidorm tomorrow (Tuesday, December 17) with a promise of €70 pay. Directors for...

WATCH: Film reveals Spain’s secret chemical POISONING of natural water sources along Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, in Balearic...

Police have carried 1028 inspections after 101 environmental incidents were reported, including 25 ‘illegal spills’ of chemicals

REVEALED: The toll roads which will be FREE in 2020 across Spain’s Andalucia and Alicante

TWO toll roads in southern and eastern Spain will be free in 2020.  It comes after private toll company Abertis signed a severance package (ERE)...

WATCH: ‘British man’ steals COACH before crashing into row of bikes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THIS is the moment a man stole a coach before crashing it into a row of bikes on the Costa Blanca yesterday.  The thief drove...

CHECK IT OUT: Virtual reality now offers FREE TOURS round your dream property for sale in Spain

KEEN on a house, but unsure if it’s worth the air miles for a viewing? Virtual reality property tours...

Specsavers launches ‘food for those in need’ campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and in Mallorca

Bancosol are particularly in need of the following non-perishable foods – oil, milk, tinned foods and meals, beans and pulses

RIP: Dog shot and dragged along road by owner in viral video in Spain dies as 180,000 sign petition...

Alma, as she was later named by carers, died from her injuries at an animal clinic in Lugo Galicia

Fears for missing British expat last seen kayaking on Spain’s Costa Blanca almost a WEEK ago

A BRITISH expat has been missing for almost a week in south-eastern Spain.  Kenneth Dallas McPherson, 62, disappeared last Saturday after going kayaking off Torrevieja...

Rojales can spend ‘much more’ than a now-promised €600,000 on Quesada if an estimated 19,000 expats get officially registered

IT’S ON - after years of complaints about perceived under-spending, Rojales Town Hall promises Olive Press that €600,000 will be spent in...

Vega Baja bounces back after recent floods with top tapas trail

ONLY two months after devastating floods wrecked hundreds of lives and even killed a local man, the Vega Baja town of San...

90% of Costa Blanca expats choose cremation over burial to allow mobile families to ‘keep remains with them’

NINE out of ten expats in the northern Costa Blanca choose cremations over burials, according to recent figures. A...

First SNOW in the Valencian Community as Spanish met office predicts temperatures will drop to 4 degrees on the...

THE first snows of the season have hit the Valencian Community during a cold blast of polar air predicted to last until...

Snow falling in Spain’s Mallorca, while Costa del Sol, Balearics, Murcia and Costa Blanca on weather alert for 120...

ON Spain's election day, the first snow of the year has been reported in Mallorca, while much of the country has weather...

Costa Blanca doctor reveals the long-term harm that mobile phones inflict on us all

A TORREVIEJA doctor has revealed the extent of harm that mobile phones inflict on the human body, especially among the young.

EXCLUSIVE: Killer drug Nolotil still being handed out without prescription on Spain’s Costa Blanca despite ban

The Spanish Medical Agency (AEMES) banned the medication’s sale without a prescription last year.
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