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COVID-19 hospital admissions fall to July 2020 levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions attributed to COVID-19 have fallen below the 200 mark for the first time since last July across the Valencian Community. The regional health...

SNUBBED! Spain is omitted from UK ‘Green’ travel list but neighbours Gibraltar and Portugal make it

SPAIN has been passed over for inclusion on the new UK 'Green' travel list because its overall COVID infection rate is too high. The details...

Spain’s Queen Letizia pays tribute to daughter Princess Leonor with sweet throwback to the past

SHOPPING for a wardrobe which needs to offer options for dizzying public engagements and glitzy galas as well as visits over Zoom and snaps...

EXTRA FREEDOM as midnight curfew and extended bar hours are approved by top judges in Costa Blanca area of...

THE Valencian Community's top court has backed regional government plans to keep a night-time curfew going after the State of Alarm ends this Sunday(May...

COVID-19 vaccine calculator for Spain: Check your expected date for jabs online

SINCE Spain began rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine a total of 5million people have received their first and second dose. Certain groups are...

British man dies after being stabbed during a burglary at his Canary Islands home in Spain

A British man has been fatally stabbed at his Canary Islands home. The 31-year-old died after he was attacked during a suspected break-in at his...

SAFFRON RIP-OFF in Spain as crooks put new labels on ‘bulked-out’ cheap Iranian imports

A massive saffron con has been busted which involved cheap Iranian imports of the expensive spice being rebranded as coming from the Castilla La...

EXPLAINED: What were those strange bright lights seen in night sky over Spain last night?

THE Olive Press received some calls and videos of what appeared to be an unexplained phenomena in the night sky just before midnight on...

VIDEO: Police in Spain’s Andalucia swoop in on ‘dangerous fugitives’ wanted in Germany for murder

Two men wanted in Germany over shooting dead a 20-year-old and for seriously injuring a 31-year-old man have been arrested in Spain on a...

Malaga policeman praised by Mossos d’Esquadra as clues lead to Youtube marijuana ‘hide and seek’ game

A LOCAL policeman in Malaga has led Catalonia's Mossos d'Esquadra to bust an online drug 'hide and seek' game after a month long investigation. Police...

WE ALL LIVE IN…: Castellon’s Villareal knock out Arsenal and make it through to their first ever Europa League...

Another English club, Manchester United, now awaits Villareal in the final in Gdansk (Poland) on May 26.

International jewel thieves based on the Costa Blanca get caught trying to sell watches stolen from Spain’s Ibiza

A Costa Blanca-based gang of jewel thieves have been arrested after two of them robbed an Ibiza store on Christmas Eve. Seven people were detained...

Fears over Oxford COVID-19 vaccine across Spain’s Andalucia high as 25% reject first dose

LATEST government figures have shown that an alarming percentage of Andalucia's pensioners are rejecting the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns. The Junta...

ROYAL VISIT: King Felipe VI lands in Castellon to take part in yearly business conference

The reason for the royal visit was to take part in the yearly assembly of the Valencian Community Business Confederation, which King Felipe closed with a speech peppered with sentences in the Valencian language and references to the area.

Why UK tourists flying into Costa Blanca’s airport in Spain might spot a change

THE name of Costa Blanca's airport has got even longer with the Alicante-Elche facility now adding Orihuela poet Miguel Hernandez to its title. The Official...

Spanish cities battle to turn on Christmas lights – in May!

BARCELONA has unveiled plans for its Christmas illuminations in May, leaving its keen rival in the festive race way behind. Ada Colau, the left-wing mayor...

EXPLAINER: What we know about Andalucia’s three-phase plan for the progressive de-escalation of COVID-19 measures

WITH less than 48 hours for Spain’s coronavirus state of alarm to expire, Andalucia will move into a so-called ‘transition to a new normality’. If...

EXPLAINER: What we know about Spain’s plan to turn all its highways into toll roads

SPAIN is planning to turn all public-managed highways into toll roads during 2024, with a view to making drivers pay depending on their usage...

How to celebrate ‘Europe Day’ this Sunday (Brits welcome despite Brexit!)

PEACE AND UNITY across the continent is being celebrated this Sunday, as Europe Day is held online. Commemorated on May 9 every year, the Schuman...

NO FOURTH WAVE on the Costa Blanca in Spain as COVID cases and hospital admissions carry on falling

168 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 6) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...

‘PEEPING TOM’ installed camera in his neighbour’s bathroom on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 42-year-old man has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Denia after he installed a spy camera in his neighbour's bathroom. The 'Peeping Tom'...

Inside the mansion in Spain that become Europe’s ‘most expensive home’ after selling for €32MILLION to mystery buyer

A SPANISH mansion has sold for a staggering €23MILLION - and the two-storey home offers a 20-metre pool, cinema, and even a spa. The home,...

TYRE TANTRUM as angry elderly man on Spain’s Costa Blanca attacked cars because they blocked his garage

AN elderly Costa Blanca resident lost his temper over an increasing number of cars parking outside a motor repair workshop and punctured their tyres. A...

PUPPY LOVE: New study from Spain proves dogs really do make a home a happier place

Every dogowner already knows it, but now there is official scientific proof: a dog makes a home a happier place and is good for...

Armed gang of drug smugglers that laundered three million euros across Spain via 50 other criminal groups is arrested

A SPECIALISED gang of 21 criminals has been dismantled after an investigation revealed they laundered €3m via 50 other organizations dedicated to crime. The group...

The western Costa del Sol once again pins its hopes on golf tourism as second resort gets government buyout

A SECOND planned golf resort to be built on the western Costa del Sol coastline has received a major boost yesterday thanks to government...

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COVID-19 hospital admissions fall to July 2020 levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions attributed to COVID-19 have fallen below the 200 mark for the first time since last July across the Valencian Community. The regional health...