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Ukrainians almost overhaul British as largest foreign group in multi-national city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE number of registered Ukrainians has increased substantially in Torrevieja since the start of the year, due to Russia's invasion of the country in...

Thieves fake ID cards unmask home jewellery robberies in Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO men have been arrested in Torrevieja for stealing jewellery from homes in Cartagena, Elche and Petrer as well as much further afield in...

Family in sea rescue after pleasure boat capsizes off Costa Blanca in Spain

A family of seven was rescued after their pleasure boat overturned a mile off Santa Pola in Alicante Province. The Guardia Civil's patrol boat, Rio...

Motorcyclist has leg amputated after drugged-up motorist crashes into him on Costa Blanca road in Spain

A 63-year-old motorcyclist had to have a leg amputated after a drugged-up driver collided with him in Mutxamel, Alicante Province. The crash happened on July...

Violent Costa Blanca and Murcia bank robbery gang arrested in Spain

A violent bank robbery gang has been arrested in Alicante Province and Murcia, with three men jailed. The Guardia Civil raided addresses in Fortuna and...

German shepherd dog attacks Irish teenager at Costa Blanca urbanisation in Spain

AN Irish teenager was taken to Torrevieja Hospital on Friday after being attacked by a German Shepherd dog. The incident happened at around 7.00 am...

Costa Blanca real estate agency operated pyramid-style swindle conning €5 million out of clients in Spain

THE Guardia Civil has arrested three people and are investigating three others over a massive real estate scam. The agency, Grupo Lorelai, operated out of...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

Popular Costa Blanca beach in Spain reopens after being closed to swimmers

JAVEA'S busiest beach- the Arenal- reopened to bathers on Thursday after being closed for two days after test samples revealed fecal matter in the...

Hollywood star Matt Damon enjoys Costa Blanca holiday break in Spain

A-LIST film star Matt Damon has been enjoying a family holiday in the Marina Alta area of the Costa Blanca. Damon also took time out...

IN PICS: Loggerhead turtle lays 130 eggs in sands of Costa Blanca beach in Spain

GUARDIA Civil officers cordoned off part of a Guardamar del Segura beach on Tuesday morning after hearing about a loggerhead turtle laying its eggs...

EXCLUSIVE: How British tourists are bypassing disability rules to rent mobility scooters in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE in Benidorm have launched a crackdown on tourists renting mobility scooters and issuing fines of up to €500 after it emerged many of...

Temperature records smashed as southern Costa Blanca sizzled in Spain

TEMPERATURE records were smashed on Monday as southern parts of Alicante Province sizzled in a heatwave. Alicante-Elche airport logged its highest temperature since opening in...

Enraged nightclub bouncer beats up and stabs ‘annoying’ customer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante nightclub bouncer has been arrested for causing serious injury to an 'annoying' customer in the port area of the city. The Policia Nacional...

Benidorm fraudsters sell bogus concert tickets to customers across Spain in identity theft ruse

POLICE have arrested two Benidorm fraudsters, aged 21 and 23, who sold fake concert and festival tickets via a prominent social media network as...

British tourist faces fine for setting off fireworks in high-risk fire zone on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British tourist faces a fine of up to €750 for setting off fireworks next to a high-risk fire area on the Costa Blanca. Javea's...

Helicopter rescues British dementia sufferer missing for two days in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante Provincial fire service helicopter has rescued a British man in the Benidorm area after he went missing on Wednesday. Richard Morris, 76, suffers...

Elderly driver hits child and drags police officer along road amidst chaotic scenes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 75-year-old motorist caused chaos in Elche after hitting a child and then trying to drive off with a police officer clutching the driver's...

Police save life of choking semi-conscious girl on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil officers saved the life of a girl, 3, who was choking to death after swallowing some small pieces of plastic at the...

Delays to new dual-carriageway for busy Costa Blanca road raised in Spain’s Congress

QUESTIONS have been tabled in Spain's Congress about the long delay to executing plans to convert the N-332 highway in Torrevieja to a dual...

Costa Blanca airport in Spain welcomes bright new-look tourist information office

AN expanded Tourist Information office has gone into service within the arrivals area of Alicante-Elche airport. The refurbished office provides access to information for 24...

Benidorm announces 2023 dates for Spain to find Eurovision Song Contest winner

PLANS for next year's Benidorm Fest have been announced on Tuesday, as Spain gears up for its 2023 search to find a Eurovision Song...

Tourist dies after spending 9 days in coma following bull attack at Costa Blanca festival in Spain

A French tourist died at Denia Hospital on Monday- nine days after being gored by a bull during the Pedreguer fiestas. The 64-year-old man, named...

Benidorm’s Levante beach hosts summer police boost for Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Policia Nacional launched their 'Operation Summer 2022' campaign at Benidorm's Levante beach on Friday with 225 trainee officers boosting their ranks during the...

BACK IN BUSINESS: Nightclub reopens in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca after licensing dispute closure

ONE of seven businesses closed in Javea's Paseo de Arenal beach area in mid-May reopened on Saturday. The Achill nightclub is one of three outlets...

Sticky and sleepless nights warning with soaring temperatures on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOT equatorial nights are being forecast for parts of the Costa Blanca towards the weekend. Daytime maximums are predicted to touch at least 35 degrees...

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