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Young Irish man dies in freak accident during famous holy pilgrimage in Spain

AN Irish man has died following a freak swimming accident while on a pilgrimage in Spain.  Timothy Kelleher, who was in his 30s, drowned late...

Caged Albino Tiger owner arrested for drug trafficking and firearms possession in Alicante.

THE owners of a rare Albino Tiger that was kept locked in a cage at their Alicante home, have also been accused of drug...

Up to a BILLION ‘aggressive’ tiger mosquitoes ‘set to swarm Spain’s Costa Blanca’ after devastating gota fria floods create...

The worst flooding in 140 years has left scores of muddy lagoons, the perfect breeding ground for the blood-sucking pests

Expat feels ‘imprisoned’ in own home after agricultural plant built without planning authorisation next door

A BRITISH expat is demanding action after a seven-metre high and potentially toxic agricultural plant was built just yards from his Costa Blanca home. David...

Flood victims in the Vega Baja can apply for up to €4,500 emergency aid – here’s the form

VICTIMS of the Vega Baja’s worst floods for 140 years can now request emergency funds ‘up to €4,500’ from their respective Town Halls. Residents can...

THOMAS COOK: UK Government to rescue 150,000 stranded holidaymakers in Spain and elsewhere as travel firm collapses

Thomas Cook's chief executive, Peter Fankhauser, said it was a ‘matter of profound regret’ that the holiday company had gone under

Costa Blanca cancer charity in urgent appeal to help reach milestone figure

CARING expats have sent out a request for prizes and donations to Costa Blanca community in bid to bring their total raised to €500,000. Since...

Migrants intercepted off Costa Calida as ‘steady flow’ resumes following respite from gota fría storms

GUARDIA Civil have apprehended four unauthorised migrants that reached the municipality Águilas on Tuesday night. Eleven more were caught as they landed close to Cartagena,...

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week. The deceased has been...

WATCH: British couple return to Almoradí to find their house completely destroyed

A BRITISH couple have ‘lost everything’ after the Segura river burst its banks and obliterated their house in Almoradí last Sunday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOW-8AXQFn0&feature=youtu.be Subscribe to Olive Press...

WATCH: Bizarre video shows ‘drunk’ woman carted around on mobility scooter in Spain’s Benidorm

Onlookers clap, while others cheer and laugh as the woman rocks from side to side with her head back

At least 25,000 people affected by devastating floods in southern and eastern Spain as insurance claims expected to surpass...

LAST week's devastating floods have affected at least 25,000 people and will see more than €140 million paid out in insurance claims.  According to experts...

British father with two 10-year-olds describes ‘fleeing for his family’s life’ after flash floods 4ft-deep struck on Friday morning...

A BRITISH father-of-two has described the moment he 'fled for his families' life' after flash floods hit his home outside Dolores, in Alicante, at...

Report reveals dangerous flooding in Spain will become MORE frequent in Valencia, Cadiz and Alicante thanks to climate change...

It comes as Alicante and the Costa Blanca have seen biblical flooding this week

Over 300 soldiers drafted in to evacuate ‘hundreds’ of Orihuela citizens through Thursday night following devastating Costa Blanca storms

FAMILIES have endured sleeping in an Orihuela school after they were evacuated from their Orihuela homes late last night. After raising the Emergency Situation to...

WATCH: Water gushes through toilets and sinks at Costa Blanca hospital during gota fría storm

THIS is the moment a Costa Blanca hospital witnessed water gushing up through their toilets and sinks. https://youtu.be/aiuJ8IxojPg Subscribe to Olive Press TV A nurse at the...

WATCH: Cars swept down 3m-high weir as rainfall exceeding 400mm hammers Costa Blanca village

THIS is the moment three cars are swept down a 3m-high weir in the Costa Blanca village of Moixent, near Ontinyent, in Alicante. https://youtu.be/SqRV9whkBfg Subscribe to...

City-wide curfew and ‘Level One Emergency’ in Orihuela as Costa Blanca deals with torrential floods

CITIZENS of Orihuela have been told to stay indoors as the Municipal Operational Cooperation Center (CECOPAL) raises to a 'Level 1 Emergency' situation. The drastic...

Irish woman got so drunk on Ryanair flight she thought she was still in Spain when Gardai arrested her

Her defence team blamed 'a toxic mix' of alcohol and prescription medication

Spain ropes in almost 1,000 civil servants to battle Brexit fallout as 400,000 ‘hidden’ Brits expected to officially register

The preparation efforts have mainly focused on customs, trade, border control and document workers

BREAKING: Extreme risk ‘red alert’ warning issued for all of Alicante from midnight Wednesday as Gota Fría batters the...

A RED alert has this morning been issued by Spain's Met Office (AEMET) as a Gota Fría advances on the Costa Blanca. The extreme risk...

FIND HER: Brazen thief steals British boy’s games console from busy restaurant table on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The father of the boy, Rob Goodey, shared the images of the thief appealing for anyone who may know her to come forward

Millenial in Spain tries to sue parents into paying for his upkeep SIX YEARS after moving out – the...

A SPANISH man has lost a civil case against his parents in which he tried to force them to pay him financial support some...

New one-stop procedure restores worn teeth to their former glory, says K Sud Dental in Calpe

A BROKEN tooth can break your self confidence. Worn-down gnashers can ruin a good meal out. But with the aid of new bonding technologies, restoration...

TO BOLDLY STOW: Six British people arrested with tonne of cocaine on Spanish boat named ‘Bold’

A gang of six UK drugs traffickers have been arrested by Spanish and British police

‘Good Samaritan’ gives holiday home to Brit couple supporting three-month premature baby in Alicante hospital

A ‘GOOD SAMARITAN’ has offered her Spanish villa to a young Birmingham couple trapped in Alicante following the shock birth of their first child. Natalie...

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