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British expats suing over ‘missing’ Scottish banknotes seized by police in 2017 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO British residents in Javea on the Costa Blanca want their money back, nearly four years after it was seized by the Guardia Civil. Over...

Official COVID-19 figures for Spain’s Costa Blanca put it into the coronavirus ‘low risk’ category

COVID-19 case rates have fallen below the symbolic level of 50 cases per 100,000 people in Alicante Province according to official figures published by...

Foolish British camper starts a bonfire in a protected park on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British man got into trouble last Saturday(March 13) after deciding it would be a good idea to light a bonfire in the Montgo...

COSTA BLANCA CON as woman fleeces insurance company over bogus home robberies in Spain

A Costa Blanca woman conned an insurance company out of €3,000 on a bogus home burglary claim but her luck ran out when she...

Denia residents get police to shutdown cannabis sales from city centre homes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR people behind a Denia cannabis club have been arrested for selling drugs out of city centre homes in the northern Costa Blanca port. The...

THE SMALL PRINT: New bank charges introduced for receiving UK pensions in Spain

SEVERAL high-street Spanish banks have begun charging a fee for receiving money transfers from the UK. Nicole Chandler, 71, is a client of a major...

Warm weather boosts return of harmful processionary caterpillars on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE recent warm weather on the Costa Blanca has encouraged the first major appearance this year of the processionary caterpillar. The pest can kill small...

SLOW GOING as cars snarl up Denia on Spain’s Costa Blanca in hospitality closure protest

AROUND 200 cars brought Denia to a halt today(January 28) in a protest over the closure of the Costa Blanca hospitality sector. The motorcade was...

Sleeping argument provokes woman to stab boyfriend on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A woman stabbed her boyfriend at their Costa Blanca home after complaining that he would not let her sleep. The Policia Nacional arrested a 20-year-old...

Benidorm-Denia rail link on track for 2023 return to Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Benidorm to Denia rail link that hit the buffers in 2016 will resume services in just over two years time. The stretch between Calpe...

Sterile nuts lead to COVID-19-free elevator on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COSTA BLANCA company that makes machines to process nuts has come up with a patent for a coronavirus-free elevator. The creation has come from...

Thieves steal special Greenwich Meridian sign from Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SPECIAL road sign marking the spot where the Greenwich Meridian passes through part of the northern Costa Blanca has been stolen. It was erected...

‘Whiter than white’ house on Spain’s Costa Blanca grabs big social media attention

A COSTA BLANCA house has gone viral on the internet amongst fans of minimalist modern architecture. Carmen House was designed by Valencia-based Carles Faus Architects...

‘Serious’ injuries as railing gives way at an urbanisation on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE PEOPLE were seriously injured when a railing gave way at a Denia urbanisation. The injuries were caused when a group were leaning on the...

Denia defied dreadful August for struggling hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AUGUST overnight stays in Costa Blanca hotels collapsed by almost two-thirds compared to 2019, as Denia defied a poor month for bookings. Figures from the...

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. Latest figures from the Valencian...

Wild boar injures farmer after his wife was hospitalised last year in similar attack on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ORANGE grower needed hospital treatment after he was attacked by a wild boar on his Denia area plantation on the northern Costa Blanca. It...

Beach lifeguard on Spain’s Costa Blanca admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19

A 20-YEAR-OLD beach lifeguard working in the Dénia area has been admitted to Dénia Hospital's ICU on suspicion of having contracted the coronavirus. Four other...

Scuba diver stumbles across ancient artefacts off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DIVER had the find of his life when he stumbled across the remains of a pre-Roman era ship in the sea off Denia. Initial...

Baby poisoned by drugs during party at villa on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A nine-month-old baby was rushed to the Marina Salud Hospital in Dénia on Tuesday(July 28) after it was poisoned by drugs. The child is out...

Costa Blanca street hawker hero who saved a man from his burning home becomes a Spanish citizen

A Senagalese street vendor who became a hero last December after leaping into action to save a man from a fire, is now a...

BUSTED: Drugs ‘gang leader’ with martial arts bodyguard arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after being caught out by false...

POLICE have dismantled an international drugs syndicate in Alicante and arrested its leader. The notoriously security-conscious drug kingpin had dangerous guard dogs, a complex CCTV...

From helping infirm expats with the shopping to receiving three MBEs and aiding over 50,000 – Help de...

ILL health is one of life’s most daunting challenges – navigating these upsets in a foreign land is fearsome still. This is why one of...

British man, 55, found dead in Montgó Natural Park after he went out hiking alone

A BRITISH man, 55, has been found dead by firefighters after he went out hiking alone on the Montgó massif last week. When the man...

EXCLUSIVE: Passenger tells of ‘massive jolt’ as Balearia ferry hits rock at Denia port with panicked Brit holidaymakers asked...

A PASSENGER on the Balearia ferry that ran aground in Denia has told the Olive Press of the 'massive jolt' that rocked the ship...

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