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Elderly women come to blows in queue-jumping fight at a Costa Blanca supermarket in Spain

SHOPPERS at a Javea area supermarket were shocked yesterday(April 13) to witness a fight over somebody pushing into a check-out queue. Even more staggering was...

‘NO COVER UP’ as manhole thief is caught on Spain’s Costa Blanca selling his ‘booty’ to scrap metal dealer

A manhole cover thief operating in Javea on the northern Costa Blanca has been arrested for stealing 160 covers worth €19,200. He sold the items...

Check out the most expensive property for sale on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A colonial-style mansion in the Javea area is the most expensive property for sale on the Costa Blanca. €12.5 million will secure the buyer a...

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...

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...

British man on the run for 16 years on Manchester drugs and gun charges is arrested on Spain’s Costa...

A 48-year-old British man faces extradition 16 years after fleeing to the Costa Blanca. He was due to be tried on drugs and gun offences,...

HELPFUL THIEF robs cars after showing tourists where to park on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A cheeky thief helped Costa Blanca visitors find parking spots close to beaches and then robbed their vehicles when they went for a walk. Stolen...

Late rent exposes indoor drug farm in leased luxury villa on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A massive marijuana farm operating out of a luxury Costa Blanca was uncovered after the tenant did not pay his rent for several months. The...

Injured grey seal sighted in Portugal and Gibraltar gets treated in Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN elusive grey seal that's been popping up in Costa Blanca waters over the last week has been given a dose of antibiotics. Vets from...

Homes plundered by brazen thieves in Spain’s Costa Blanca while owners are inside

TWO men who brazenly robbed homes around Javea while the residents were inside, have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The Guardia is still looking...

Top expert brought in to stop regular Javea flooding on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A top expert is helping Javea council to fight flooding in the city's Arenal beach area. Manuel Gomez Valentin from Barcelona is one of Spain's...

Floods hit parts of Spain’s Costa Blanca as storms lash northern part of region

HEAVY rain and strong winds have swept across the northern Costa Blanca with Javea bearing the brunt. Rainfall levels accumulated to 200 litres per square...

Spider-Man star Tom Holland snaps pics with fans while filming for Uncharted on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TOM Holland has been spotted filming on the Costa Blanca today. The Spider-Man star is shooting for his new film Uncharted, in Javea, Alicante. Crowds...

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 from the...

Police raid illegal house party on Spain’s Costa Blanca as health rules get snubbed

AUTHORITIES broke up an illegal party involving over 100 people at a house in the Javea area of the Costa Blanca. Despite the introduction of...

Costa Blanca’s Javea area gets hot under the collar in five-day drought

RESIDENTS across parts of Javea on the northern Costa Blanca have spent most of the week without drinking water following breaks in a key...

WATCH: Arenal beach in Javea destroyed as storm Gloria buffets Spain’s Costa Blanca overnight

STORM Gloria has last night broken through a sand barrer and wrought havoc on Javea's popular Arenal beach. Photographs today show tiles ripped up, concrete...

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic. Javea resident Eric Champon, 46,...

100-year-old British woman mugged while riding mobility scooter in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH woman aged 100 has been mugged while riding her mobility scooter in Javea on Spain's Costa Blanca. Betty Guinness was riding home after...

“He’s not in a good way” – British expat struck down by driver in Javea still awaiting brain surgery...

THE brother of a British expat who was run down by a driver without a licence last Saturday has asked for help as his...

Reckless driver who put British expat in coma while driving without a licence in Javea could face up to...

THE RECKLESS driver who crashed into a British expat while he was trimming his hedge in Javea could face up to three years and...

‘Largest organised crime group in eastern Spain’ brought down as 81 arrested, 4 tonnes of cocaine seized and 800...

THE ‘largest organised crime group in eastern Spain’ has been brought down following a seven-nation investigation that saw 81 arrests, the seizure of 4,000kg...

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...

WATCH: British resident’s garden trashed by freak winds as ‘hurricane’ appears off Javea

A BRITISH resident in Javea has returned home to find her garden 'trashed' by freak winds that toppled plant pots and ripped a hole...

Fake charity worker steals expat’s phone in shock new tactic on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A THIEF posing as a charity worker has stolen a brand new iPhone X from a Brit expat while she was dining in a...

Dead turtle trapped in wooden pallet found off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A DEAD turtle has been found trapped inside a wooden pallet off the Costa Blanca. The creature was discovered off the coast of Granadella beach,...

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