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Angry lab workers demonstrate outside troubled Costa Blanca hospital in Spain during Health Minister visit

MEDICAL workers and patients joined forces outside Torrevieja Hospital on Friday to demand improvements during a visit by Valencia Health Minister, Miguel Minguez. Minguez was...

Alleged far-right extremist Kris Kearney who was extradited from Spain’s Costa Blanca to Britain denies ‘disseminating terrorist publications’

AN alleged right wing British extremist who set up home in Alicante before being extradited to the UK has denied disseminating terrorist publications . Kristofer...

Suitcase with hidden cocaine stash arrives at Costa Blanca airport in Spain without passenger

A suitcase with 1.8 kilos of cocaine that originated from Brazil has been intercepted at Alicante-Elche airport. The case was dispatched with a 'high priority'...

Private managers get ‘boot-out’ date from running public health in Denia area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE management of the Marina Alta health department in Alicante Province will pass from private to public hands on January 31, 2024. Valencian health minister,...

Farmer on Spain’s Costa Blanca trapped and kept finches to use and breed for singing contests

A 78-year old Mutxamel farmer is being investigated for setting up an intricate homemade trap to illegally capture finches. The Guardia Civil said in many...

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca welcomed over two million people in 2022

BENIDORM got over two million hotel bookings last year according to the city-based Hosbec hoteliers association. The Hosbec Monitor report for 2022 says bookings were...

Big medieval market on Spain’s Costa Blanca returns after pandemic break

ONE of Spain's biggest medieval markets returns next month to Alicante Province after a two-year enforced break due to the Covid pandemic. The three-day event...

Spain’s Benidorm goes on tree planting spree to improve the environment

BENIDORM City Council has begun an initiative to plant new trees all around the area until the end of March. Some 200 trees will be...

Drug traffickers steal €400,000 boat from Costa Blanca marina in Spain to use as narco-craft

DRUG traffickers stole a pleasure boat from Altea marina in Alicante Province to convert it into a narco-craft. But a day after the theft, the...

Eagle will land to scare off pesky seagulls from Costa Blanca castle in Spain

DENIA is deploying shock tactics by getting an eagle to cut the seagull population around the city's castle. Lokimica- who run Denia council's pest-control services-...

REVEALED: The most popular areas of Spain’s Costa Blanca for overseas property buyers

TORREVIEJA and Orihuela are Alicante Province's top areas for foreign property buyers according to the Valencia region Notary Association. Figures for the first nine months...

Man tries to kill co-worker on Spain’s Costa Blanca by pouring toxic chemicals into water bottle

A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after poisoning a co-worker at an Elche metal factory. He poured ammonia and solvent into a...

Help for homeless boosted during cold snap in Spain’s Costa Blanca area

ALICANTE City Council has joined forces with the Cruz Roja to provide extra help for homeless people during the current cold weather. Low temperatures are...

Work begins on long-awaited €4 million park for popular British expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BULLDOZERS started clearing land on a Torrevieja urbanisation on Monday as a €4.1 million project kicked-off to create a park and sports area. The 44,000...

Hospitals on Spain’s Costa Blanca sending patients to private clinics to cut surgery waiting lists

PATIENTS waiting for elective surgeries at Alicante Province hospitals are being referred to private operators to cut the backlog of operations. Health Ministry budgets for...

Warm weather prompts early appearance of poisonous processionary caterpillars that can kill dogs in Spain

THE mild winter has brought early appearances of processionary caterpillars which can kill dogs and make young children ill. Sightings have been reported in woodland...

Woman leaps off balcony following argument with boyfriend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 35-year-old Spaniard has been arrested for domestic abuse after his girlfriend leapt four metres off a balcony in Guardamar. The Ukrainian woman, 32, was...

Famous carnival parade from Spain’s Costa Blanca visits Madrid for sneak preview

TORREVIEJA'S annual carnival celebrations start next Friday but visitors to Madrid got a sneak preview this week. It's regarded as one of the best carnival...

First severe winter frosts coming to Spain’s Alicante area

TUMBLING temperatures will hit Alicante Province this weekend with overnight values dumping down to minus-five degrees in some inland areas. Storm Hannelore has been making...

Government allocates €343 million to prevent repeat of 2019 Costa Blanca floods in Spain

THE government has approved a €343 million investment over the next five years to reduce the risk of flooding in the Vega Baja region. Parts...

Denia to Calpe tram service fully restored on Spain’s Costa Blanca after 2016 suspension

TRAM services between Calpe and Denia are back on track after going off the rails in 2016 due to safety concerns. The final piece of...

Iconic Benidorm hotel dating back to pioneering tourist boom faces demolition on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ONE of the first hotels to be part of Benidorm's tourist boom in the 1960's is set to be demolished. Goya Real Estate wants to...

Benidorm shops in Spain caught selling fake-branded clothes with €200,000 retail value

FOUR Benidorm shop owners have been arrested for selling fake-branded clothes and accessories. 1,913 items with a retail value of €200,000 were removed by the...

Spain’s Costa Blanca announces push to get first-ever direct air link with United States

WORK has started on trying to establish the first direct air link between the United States and Alicante-Elche airport. Speaking at Madrid's Fitur tourist fair...

Woman angry with husband exits car to walk along Costa Blanca motorway in Spain

POLICE rescued a black-dressed woman walking on the hard-shoulder of an unlit Alicante Province motorway after an argument with her husband. The incident happened on...

Psychologists launch teenage mental health workshops at Valencia region schools in Spain

Rising suicide rates, bullying cases, and self-harming incidents among young people has prompted the introduction of mental health workshops in Valencian Community secondary schools. 50...

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