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Travel bubble setback as Benidorm records two COVID-19 outbreaks on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in Benidorm which has been trying hard to promote itself as a 'safe' destination for UK...

Flood-devastated area of Spain’s Costa Blanca in 2019 sends €4 million repair bill to river authority

ALMORADI council has demanded €4 million of compensation for property damage caused by last September's record-breaking floods. The Vega...

Hundreds of prisoners forced to go into self-isolation at a jail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

400 prisoners at an Alicante Province prison have gone into self-isolation after a teacher tested positive for COVID-19. Inmates...

Teachers get mass COVID-19 testing in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA council carried out mass COVID-19 testing on teachers and school staff yesterday(September 16), after their plans were initially scuppered by the...

Benidorm wants UK government permission for a special flight to Spain’s Costa Blanca in plea to create safe ‘travel...

BENIDORM wants the UK government to green-light a charter flight to help promote the Costa Blanca resort as a safe area for...

New COVID-19 cases are halved over 24 hours across Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have seen a dramatic fall over a 24-hour period. Wednesday evening's...

Crooked businessmen fined almost €20 million over tax fraud scandal on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EIGHT ORIHUELA area businessmen have been convicted of a €9.6 million tax fraud and will have to pay back double what they...

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca are struggling to fill up even a third of their rooms

A COSTA BLANCA hotel association leader has branded travel quarantines and restrictions as 'absurd'. Toni Mayor, president of the...

New daily COVID-19 case figures are way higher than March peaks on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE PROVINCE is continuing to see an upsurge in new COVID-19 cases as daily figures continue to easily surpass those seen in...

Minister in Spain’s Valencian Community may be grilled over health staff safety

VALENCIAN Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, could be quizzed in court over complaints that health workers were short of personal protection gear during...

Bar and club owners protest in Spain’s Costa Blanca over fears for hospitality sector

PROTESTORS from the Costa Blanca hospitality industry demonstrated in Alicante City on Monday(September 14) against early closing hours for bars and restaurants...

Fake solicitor creams off over €300,000 from unsuspecting client in Spain’s Valencian Community

A BOGUS lawyer is accused of syphoning off €311,000 from a trusting client in the Valencian Community. The Guardia...

Police break up illegal all-night rave in a field on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ILLEGAL rave party attended by around 150 people in Pego on the northern Costa Blanca was broken up by police on...

Residents raise a stink over manure plant on border of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia regions

PLANS to build a manure processing factory on the Murcia-Alicante Province border have caused a big stink amongst residents and environmentalists.

New orders for controversial Franco era villa built on historic site on Spain’s northern Costa Blanca

THE OWNERS of a Javea villa built on Roman land in the Franco era have received a second demand in two months...

British duo arrested as drugs gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca kidnap and torture supplier who conned them

TWO BRITISH men were among a 18-strong drug trafficking and kidnapping gang arrested by the Guardia Civil on the southern Costa Blanca.

Benidorm wants to create its own ‘safe travel’ corridor for UK visitors to Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Pérez, says that the resort wants to set up a 'safe travel corridor' for UK tourists.

New COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca are continuing to escalate upwards

NEW coronavirus outbreaks in Elche and Dénia have contributed to the upward rise in COVID-19 cases across the Costa Blanca.

Benidorm and 12 other towns on Spain’s Costa Blanca are ordered to tighten up on COVID-19 rule breakers

13 COSTA BLANCA councils, including Benidorm and Dénia, have been told to take the 'strictest possible measures' to clamp down on too...

Angry patient threatens to kill doctor in hospital emergency department in Spain’s Valencia City

AN IRATE patient at a Valencia City hospital threatened to kill a doctor and then splashed his blood on Policia Nacional agents.

Man attacks bus driver with large knife after illegally parking at a bus stop on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN who illegally parked his car at an Alicante bus stop lost his temper and attacked a bus driver with a...

New COVID-19 case numbers fail to slow down as two outbreaks are reported in resort on Spain’s Costa Blanca

LATEST COVID-19 case figures show little sign of decline in the Valencian Community, with two new outbreaks reported on the Marina Alta...

Textile firm on Spain’s Costa Blanca produces colour-changing mask in battle against COVID-19

A TEXTILE printing company has produced a reusable mask that turns from green to white if the wearer gets a high temperature...

Health chief says up to 60 per cent of people are breaking COVID-19 isolation rules in Spain’s Murcia region

UP TO 60 PER CENT of people that are meant to be self-isolating over COVID-19 are lying about being at home, according...

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.

Benidorm mother abandons teenage son at northern Spain bar and drives 150 kilometres to Bilbao

A MOTHER has been charged with child abandonment after leaving her teenage son in a Pamplona bar, while she travelled 150 kilometres...
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