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Dozens of mountain bikers treated for hypothermia following race in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A mountain bike race in the Calpe area of Alicante Province produced added difficulties for a thousand competitors. They were participating on Sunday's final day...

Eagle will land to scare off pesky seagulls from Costa Blanca castle in Spain

DENIA is deploying shock tactics by getting an eagle to cut the seagull population around the city's castle. Lokimica- who run Denia council's pest-control services-...

Police close marijuana farms in ‘upmarket’ urbanisations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil have shut down three indoor marijuana farms in rented properties on what they described as 'upmarket' urbanisations in Calpe. Over a thousand...

Costa Blanca resort in Spain erecting fence to protect nesting birds in sand dunes

DENIA'S sand dunes are having wire fences put up to protect vulnerable flora and fauna from unwelcome visitors. Work started last month on erecting a...

Costa Blanca urbanisation in Spain finally getting the street lights it needs after decades-long battle

DEMANDS for a proper street lighting system on a Javea urbanisation are coming to fruition this year. Residents on the El Tosalet urbanisation had to...

Large illegal private collection of historic artefacts is found on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil has discovered one of the largest-ever illegal private collections of archaeological artefacts in Alicante Province stored in a Denia house. Two men...

Teenage ‘Spiderman’ scaled walls to steal from upmarket holiday homes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN elusive teenage thief who robbed 17 holiday apartments in Javea has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The 19-year-old man showed loads of agility...

Costa Blanca’s David Ferrer will become Spain’s new Davis Cup captain

JAVEA'S David Ferrer will be named next week as Spain's new Davis Cup captain, replacing Sergi Brugera. The appointment made by Royal Spanish Tennis Federation...

Serial thief behind 90 Costa Blanca robberies steals again days after prison release in Spain

A serial stealer with 90 Calpe area robberies to his name returned to his old ways just days after he finished serving a prison...

Booze bust with over 20,000 bottles missing tax labels seized from Costa Blanca distillery in Spain

AN Alicante Province distillery and warehouse has been raided and 20,231 bottles of wine seized for not having official tax seals on them. It followed...

‘Vanished’ Costa Blanca sandy beach to be restored in multi-million euro project in Spain

A €14.4 million contract has been awarded by the national government to restore Les Deveses beach in Denia. The area has suffered from the some...

Test runs start before reopening of rail link between Benidorm and Denia on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TESTS to restore the rail link between Denia and Gata de Gorgos are taking place this week with a view to resuming services early...

Real estate fraudster arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after three-year search

A Costa Blanca real estate fraudster has been arrested in Calpe after a three-year search to locate him. The Guardia Civil said the 49-year-old Slovakian...

Cute puppies kept in poor conditions are rescued on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE in Denia have rescued 18 puppies who lived in poor surroundings in a shack close to an industrial estate. The owner apparently planned to...

Corrupt ex-Costa Blanca mayor in Spain gets prison term over waste contract bungs

FORMER Calpe mayor, Francisco Javier Morato, and two ex-Partido Popular councillors have been convicted of receiving bribes over a waste contract awarded in 1998. Javier...

TV pirate on Spain’s Costa Blanca defrauded providers of over €210,000 via UK-based scheme

THE Policia Nacional have arrested a Denia-based man who sold pirated premium UK TV services. He's believed to be a British national but there has...

Sevilla couple spend summer holiday robbing cars at Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

A Sevilla couple used their August holiday to rob 16 cars parked at Costa Blanca beaches and used stolen bank cards in Benidorm businesses. The...

Cigarette thief on Spain’s Costa Blanca on attempted murder charge after stabbing pedestrian

A Denia man, 38, has been arrested for attempted murder after stealing a packet of cigarettes and meeting strong resistance from his victim. A man...

Busy Costa Blanca beach in Spain bans swimmers due to possible water pollution

CALPE council closed La Fossa beach to bathers on Wednesday morning after water tests taken on Tuesday. A sample reviewed by the General Directorate...

Tragic discoveries of seven drowned migrants on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches in Spain

SEVEN bodies of North African migrants who may have shared the same capsized boat have been discovered on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches. One...

British man suffers fatal heart attack while swimming at popular beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British man, 74, died from a heart attack after being pulled out unconscious from the water at Moraira's l'Ampolla beach on Friday. It's not...

Costa Blanca health centre in Spain gets daubed with graffiti after patient refuses to wear protective mask

AN Alicante Province health centre wall was daubed in graffiti hours after a patient angrily refused to wear a mask. It was far from an...

Woman killed during Costa Blanca bull run becomes seventh summer victim in Spain’s Valencia region

A woman, 73, was fatally gored during the Beniarbeig bull runs on Thursday. The victim was a French national who lived a few kilometres away...

Seven people injured after explosion on Costa Blanca pleasure boat in Spain

SEVEN people including three children were treated for minor burns and bruises after an explosion on a pleasure boat in Calpe on Monday. The craft...

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...

Work to reopen Costa Blanca railway line in Spain closed in 1975 could cost up to €250 million

A report says restoring the rail link between Denia and Gandia is 'a realistic and sustainable solution' to local demands. Train services between the centres...

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