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COVID-19 rates in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions continue to trend downwards as Spain’s total rises

NEW COVID-19 infections have fallen on a week-to-week basis according to the latest figures for the Valencia region published tonight(April 7) by the regional...

TWO MILLION single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will go to the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical firm has promised to send two million coronavirus vaccines to the Valencian Community between now and September. The pledge came...

CURFEWS AND CLOSURES: How the end of Spain’s State of Alarm will change COVID-19 rules

SPAIN'S second State of Alarm is set to finish on May 9 if Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has his way. The measure was introduced on...

Pringles snack tubes with drugs and cash in false bottoms don’t fool police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Costa Blanca men could'nt fool the Guardia Civil at a checkpoint after officers discovered drugs and cash in two Pringles snack tubes. The men...

COVID-19 cases maintain just modest rises in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus infections in the Valencian Community have risen by 43 in the last 24 hours according to figures released this evening(April 6) by...

Elderly bus pest arrested after inappropriate behaviour towards female passenger on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE carted off an 'elderly' man from an Alicante area bus after a female passenger complained about his inappropriate behaviour. The woman had suffered previous...

CAN’T PAY WON’T PLAY: One in four young people in Spain’s Valencia region affected by employment cutbacks

ONE out of every four young people in the Valencia region is affected by a temporary employment regulation, known as ERTE. Around 25% of employees...

Pedro Sanchez told to produce an ‘urgent’ mobility plan to boost Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist numbers in Spain

ALICANTE Provincial Council leader, Carlos Mazon, has demanded urgent action from Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, and his government to help the Costa Blanca tourist...

No big weekend upswing in new COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

THE weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community are virtually the same as they were for the last weekend of March. Figures released tonight(April...

‘Watch the Birdie!’ as serial stealer is caught on camera by British homeowners on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A robber stole an expensive watch from a British-owned property in Sax but was caught a week later after his crime was recorded by...

‘NO LETTING UP’ as Costa Blanca and Valencia areas will not make big changes to Spain’s toughest COVID-19 restrictions

VALENCIAN health minister, Ana Barcelo, has said that it is 'far too early' to loosen up most COVID-19 restrictions in the Valencian Community. The current...

Russian climber dies as she looses her footing on the Vall de Laguar in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A woman died when she fell during a climb on the Cavall Verd mountain in the Vall de Laguar. The accident happened last Friday afternoon(April...

Benidorm police in street chase to grab Belgian fugitive hiding out on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE detained a 58-year-old Belgian fugitive on a Benidorm street after he tried to give them the slip. He was wanted on a European Arrest...

BENIDORM BOOST as big revamp plan for abandoned eyesore hotel clears key hurdle on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE long wait to redevelop a deserted Benidorm hotel could end soon after the local council was granted control over a key area of...

‘CLOSURE THREAT’ as Costa Blanca bar customers are told to follow rules like ‘no smoking’ to avoid fresh COVID...

BARS and restaurants on the Costa Blanca have launched a campaign pleading with customers to follow health safety rules to avoid them being closed...

Popular and spectacular spot for Costa Blanca visitors is set to get ‘Natural Monument’ status in Spain

ONE of the largest and most significant geological areas in the Valencia region is set to be officially classified as a 'Natural Monument'. La Falla...

NEW COVID-19 cases continue to rise across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community have gone up today(April 2) both on a weekly and a day-to-day basis. The health...

Underlying COVID-19 new case trend is upwards but still at ‘lowish’ levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas compared...

COVID-19 daily infection totals have recorded a week-to-week rise but are lower than yesterday's total according to statistics released tonight(April 1) by the Valencian...

‘CARRY ON JABBING’ as extra vaccine doses allow Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain to offer Easter anti-COVID...

120,000 extra doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine will arrive in the Valencian Community tomorrow(April 2). That will allow inoculations to continue over Easter as...

RISE & SHINE! Robbing couple get a surprise morning wake-up call from the Guardia Civil on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDIA Civil officers stormed a Torrevieja address last month to arrest a couple who stole from rural properties across the Costa Blanca. The Spanish husband...

Two men on Spain’s Costa Blanca created social media profile of American general to con cash out of love-seeking...

A social media con run by two men on the Costa Blanca netted over €70,000 from lonely people looking for love who thought they...

Horrific villa fire kills disabled man and ravages through property on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A disabled man died at his Busot home during a fire that gutted the property yesterday afternoon(March 31). The 60-year-old quadriplegic was cared for by...

Quick loan scam as tempting Costa Blanca website tricked victims across Spain over what they actually owed

A Sant Joan d'Alacant man has been arrested for running a quick loans website that conned customers into repaying far more than they expected. The...

Hopeful COVID-19 signs continue despite regular midweek case increase in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

NEW COVID-19 infections rebounded upwards tonight(March 31) in what is a traditional Wednesday pattern in the Valencian Community. Figures released by the regional health ministry...

Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca to apply for UNESCO World Heritage Site status

ALICANTE City on the Costa Blanca is pushing forward with an application to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If successful, it will get the...

Easter ‘disaster’ predicted by Costa Blanca and Valencia bar and restaurant group in Spain

A Valencian hospitality business group is predicting an Easter profit collapse of 72% compared to 2019, with some bars and restaurants not even bothering...

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