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Police catch serial robber who broke into dozens of cars on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 15-MONTH Guardia Civil operation to catch a serial car robber has culminated in the arrest of a San Vicente del Raspeig man. The 52-year-old...

Gang steal tons of copper wire from phone installations across Spain’s Murcia region

THE GUARDIA CIVIL have busted a gang of Murcia-based telephone copper wire thieves and returned over three tons of wiring to their rightful owners. Stolen...

Driver walks away from van following 60 metre ravine plunge on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante Province motorist cheated death on Tuesday when his van plunged 60 metres down a ravine in the Petrer area. The 24-year-old man was...

Spain’s Costa Blanca reaches highest population in a decade

ALICANTE Province's population has risen by 19,832 over a year according to figures from the National Statistics Institute(INE). The total- based on municipal padron registrations-...

Specsavers in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca donates over 1,500 pairs of glasses to Lions International

OVER 1,500 pairs of unwanted glasses collected at the Specsavers shop in Javea have been donated to people in need. Shop assistant Maria Georgieva presented...

Overloaded van crammed with stolen iron suffers burst tyre on Costa Blanca motorway in Spain.

A family has been accused of multiple thefts from a glass manufacturing company after a motorway 'blow-out' led to their stolen loot being seized...

Thief in big supermarket sweep across 13 stores on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man with an endless list of thefts to his name has been arrested in Alicante Province. His latest robbing spree saw him steal €4,000...

Costa Blanca man admits financing terrorism and recruiting supporters at Spain’s National Court

A San Vicente del Raspeig man has been jailed for six years and fined €1,300 after admitting to financing terrorism and trying to recruit...

Crooked electrician steals tonnes of copper cable from Costa Blanca communities in Spain

AN experienced electrical installer stole 1.8 tonnes of copper cable from urbanisations across Alicante Province. He caused over €40,000 of damage and sold the wire...

Breach of trust with nursing home worker stealing jewellery from residents on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A nursing home employee robbed three residents of jewellery which she then sold off at a pawn shop. The woman, 44, with no criminal record,...

British man arrested as Costa Blanca marijuana gang shipped drugs from Spain to UK and Dutch customers

EIGHT members of a major Costa Blanca marijuana gang that exported drugs to the UK and the Netherlands have been arrested by the Guardia...

Shop cashiers threatened by distinctive knife during robbery spree on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A violent robber who used a large knife to threaten cashiers at Alicante area shops has been arrested in a joint Guardia Civil and...

Costa Blanca ‘possessed’ killer gets life sentence for stabbing mother 69 times at their home in Spain

A man has been jailed for life for the 2020 murder of his 67-year-old mother in San Vicente del Raspeig. An Alicante jury convicted the...

Travelling robbery gang plundered Costa Blanca region properties in Spain

A gang that staged home robberies across Alicante Province has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The three travelling thieves, all Georgian nationals, were refused...

Knife-wielding man threatened boys to steal phones and cash in Costa Blanca area of Spain

AN Alicante man used an abandoned factory as a base to collect money from children that he violently threatened. The Guardia Civil have arrested the...

Corrupt Costa Blanca official demanded €20 bung from Venezuelan teenager to speed up Spanish citizenship application

A 54-year-old Civil Registry worker at San Vicente del Raspeig demanded a €20 payment from a Venezuelan woman who wanted to become a Spanish...

Russian computer hacker from the Costa Blanca who stole €4 million from banks is jailed by Spain’s National High...

A Costa Blanca-based Russian hacker who stole over €4 million from banks around the world has been jailed for a four-and-a-half years. The National High...

Curfew returns TONIGHT to one Costa Blanca town along with 31 other areas in Spain’s Valencian Community

32 Valencian Community municipalities will see night curfews return from 1.00 am tomorrow morning(July 13) for a fortnight. That's down to increasing COVID-19 cases with...

Illegally-stuffed and hunted wild boar found at unlicensed taxidermist on the Costa Blanca in Spain

AN unlicensed taxidermist could be fined up to €60,000 for stuffing the head of an illegally-hunted wild boar. The Guardia Civil raided the clandestine workshop...

Negligent dog owner loses jail sentence appeal after six-month-old puppy died on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Costa Blanca woman has lost her appeal against a three-month jail sentence for letting her dog die from serious neglect. She also got a...

Elderly bus pest arrested after inappropriate behaviour towards female passenger on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE carted off an 'elderly' man from an Alicante area bus after a female passenger complained about his inappropriate behaviour. The woman had suffered previous...

A CLOSE SHAVE as motorist gets his car sandwiched between a wall and a tram on Spain’s Costa...

A motorist escaped serious injury yesterday(March 9) after his car hit a tram in San Vicente del Raspeig. Eyewitnesses said the vehicle jumped a red...

Hacker hijacks domestic violence Zoom link with Hitler videos and death threats to abused victim on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ONE or more hackers disrupted a Zoom conference about domestic violence to make death threats and post fascist videos. San Vicente del Raspeig council's Equality...

LOVESTRUCK man beaten up and robbed after dating site con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 34-year-old man was robbed and assaulted in a Costa Blanca town after he met a woman through a dating website. The victim had posted...

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